Contractor for city mass housing starts recruitment
The first mass hiring activity took place at a mega job fair organized by the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Bacolod at SM City Bacolod on March 21.
Animal advocate accuses Amlan Zoo of animal cruelty
One tiger named “Acron” has already died in recent weeks, and the management of the zoo appears to have no concrete plans about the welfare of the animals, an animal advocate said.
Lopues shuts down Araneta ops
Lopue’s Araneta, one of the oldest supermarkets and retail stores in the downtown area of Bacolod City, has announced the temporary shutdown of its store along Araneta Street until further notice.
CENECO warns consumers vs new modus
The Central Negros Electric Cooperative has warned its consumers about a new modus operandi where individuals are posing as payment collectors.
Colegio San Agustin graduate tops MedTech board exam
A medical student graduate from Colegio San Agustin-Bacolod has topped the March 2023 Medical Technologists Licensure Examination, according to a press statement released by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) on March 14.
PBBM creates special task force for peace & security ops in NegOr
President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has ordered the creation of the Special Joint Task Force Negros (SJTFN) to strengthen peace and security operations and restore the confidence of the people of Negros Island.
Ceres Liner enters modern jeepney operations
Vallacar Transit, Inc, operator Ceres Liner, shared pictures of their new fleet of modern jeepneys on their official Facebook page on March 12. However, it has not release additional information regarding the specific routes these modern jeepneys will be serving in Bacolod.
Police raid Cong. Teves’ house for loose firearms
Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Benhur Abalos confirmed over Manila radio station DZRH that the raids were conducted for the illegal possession of firearms in the properties owned by Rep. Teves.
Congress OKs NIR Bill
The House of Representatives has unanimously passed a bill creating the Negros Island Region (NIR) in the Visayas, with 290 affirmative votes during nominal voting on Monday, March 6.
Authorities arrest killers of Gov. Degamo, 1 suspect killed
According to authorities, one suspect believed to be involved was shot and killed on Saturday night after reportedly exchanging gunfire with law enforcement. Another suspect was apprehended on Sunday morning.