Private hospital reopens today

BACOLOD City – A private hospital that was shuttered in August 2018 due to problems with its accreditation with the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) reopens today, Jan 17, 2019. Bacolod Queen of Mercy Hospital Inc or BQMHI (formerly Bacolod Our Lady of Mercy Specialty Hospital) reopens under a new management. Dr. Evangeline Johnson, BQMHI […]

Vet’s office collects P10.9M in revenues

BACOLOD City – The Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) in Negros Occidental collected a total of PHP10.9 million in revenues in 2018, which is 6.7 percent higher than the PHP10.2 million in the previous year. The PVO’s earnings came from farm income and collection of laboratory and veterinary fees. Dr. Renante Decena, provincial veterinarian, said on […]

TFK appeals for fair probe on Ebreo

BACOLOD City – Task Force Kasanag (TFK), a civil society organization here, asked President Rodrigo Duterte to ensure a fair and just investigation on the alleged link of former Bacolod City Police Office acting director, Senior Supt. Francisco Ebreo, to the illegal drug trade. TFK national commander John Chiong told reporters here that he wrote […]

Jail search yields P783K worth of ‘drugs’

BACOLOD City – Joint operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Central Visayas (PDEA-7), Dumaguete City police, Philippine Coast Guard K-9 unit, and the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) inspected the Dumaguete City District Jail on Jan. 14, 2019. Based on information provided by PDEA-7, the team seized 179 plastic sachets of suspected shabu […]