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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 »

Man beheads mother, claims she’s an ‘aswang’


A 70-year-old woman was beheaded by her own son outside their house in Villa Esperanza, Barangay (village) Tangub here on Thursday morning.

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

6 hurt by explosion and fire on cargo ship in Bacolod


Six crew members suffered minor injuries Friday morning when a cargo ship caught fire while docked at the Bacolod Real Estate Development Corp (Bredco) port in Bacolod City.

Posted: March 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Iconic edifices at Bacolod’s Christmas village

THE MOST iconic edifices in the world float on clouds above the Christmas Village. Philip Loyola/CONTRIBUTOR

One will know the Christmas holidays have truly started when Bamboo Tonogbanua’s Christmas Village opens to bring cheer to the public.

Posted: December 6th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »