P45 per kilo rice now available in Bacolod City

BACOLOD CITY, Sept. 7 -- Mayor Alfredo Abelardo Benitez, on Thursday said several retailers here have started selling rice at PHP45 per kilo in compliance with the price ceiling mandated in Executive ... Read More

Crop production losses hit P356M in W. Visayas

BACOLOD CITY, Sept. 7 -- Agricultural production losses among farmers and fisherfolk in Western Visayas (Region 6) have reached PHP356.12 million due to monsoon rains enhanced by Typhoon Goring in the... Read More

Goring floods 12 barangays in Bacolod

BACOLOD CITY, Aug. 28 -- Heavy rains induced by Typhoon Goring have flooded at least 12 barangays in this city since Sunday night, data from the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDR... Read More

Over 100 cops deployed in Bacolod checkpoints

BACOLOD CITY, Aug. 28 -- The Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) has deployed over 100 personnel for gun ban checkpoint operations amid the ongoing filing of certificates of candidacy (COCs) for the Bar... Read More

Negros Occidental grants cash incentives to Palaro medalists

BACOLOD CITY, Aug. 25 -- The Negros Occidental provincial government has released cash incentives amounting to PHP677,000 to medalists from the province and this capital city who competed in the 2023 ... Read More

2.7K teachers to train for village, SK polls in Bacolod

BACOLOD CITY, Aug. 24 -- The Commission on Elections (Comelec) here will train more than 2,700 public school teachers who will serve as poll personnel during the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elec... Read More

WESM price drop reduces August power rates in Negros Occidental

BACOLOD CITY, Aug. 23 -- The reduction in the price of the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM), the venue for trading electricity in the country, has brought down the average residential power ra... Read More

Over 5K jobs up for TESDA, tech-voc grads in Negros Occidental

BACOLOD CITY, Aug. 22 -- More than 5,000 job openings will be available to graduates of Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) programs and other technical-vocational courses in ... Read More

Junior world softball champ of Negros receives hero's welcome

BACOLOD CITY, Aug. 18 -- The softbelles from Bago City, Negros Occidental, who brought honor to the country after winning the 2023 Junior League Softball World Series title in Kirkland, Washington on ... Read More

Negros Occidental's economic enterprises boost local revenues

BACOLOD CITY, Aug. 18 -- The Negros Occidental provincial government has earned more local revenues through its four operating enterprises under the Economic Enterprise Development Department (EEDD) i... Read More