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Bacolod City businessman shot dead


A businessman was shot dead by a still unidentified gunman on a motorcycle along the Circumferential Road in Barangay Villamonte, Bacolod City, about 1 a.m. Saturday.

Posted: December 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Let whale sharks remain wild’ at sea

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A WHALE SHARK in the   southwest reef of Danjugan Island, Negros Occidental province Terence Dacles/ Contributor

Whale sharks or the “butanding” made their presence felt in southern Negros Occidental province in mid-November, drawing local and foreign tourists.

Posted: December 6th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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 »