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4 Visayas govs urge Aquino: Declare Visayan Sea protected


Four governors in the Visayas are asking President Aquino to declare the entire Visayan Sea a protected area to prevent big commercial fishers from abusing its rich marine resources.

Posted: November 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Heherson Alvarez hurt in vehicular accident in Bacolod City

The wrecked vehicle of Alvarez. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Erlyn Bayonita

Climate Change Commissioner Heherson Alvarez was hurt on Tuesday afternoon when the Sports Utility Vehicle they were riding rammed into the side of a parked truck in Purok Tangke, Barangay (village) Pandanon Silos, Murcia town, 16.5 km east of here.

Posted: November 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bacolod mayor given 10 days to answer malversation rap

Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella

The Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas has found basis to proceed with a criminal investigation of Mayor Monico Puentevella for allegedly failing to account for P50.5 million that was entrusted to him, while he was a congressman and head of a sports committee, for Bacolod’s hosting of the Southeast Asian Games in 2005.

Posted: November 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Mall expansion brings 2,000 new jobs to Bacolod

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One of the country’s biggest retail and real estate developer has opened a P1.5-billion expansion of its mall here and has set its sights on two more big projects in the province of Negros Occidental.

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Conjoined twins die in. Negros Occidental


Twins, conjoined at the chest and abdomen, died on Friday morning, two days after they were born.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »