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BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Eugenio Jose Lacson, 42nd Filipino governor of this province, gave his post first year address today, his speech framed by the raging COVID-19 pandemic and to a lesser degree, the Asian swine flu.

COVID not only part of history but will “determine our history;” diseases frame Lacson...

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Eugenio Jose Lacson, 42nd Filipino governor of this province, gave his post first year address today, his speech framed by the raging COVID-19 pandemic and to a lesser degree, the Asian swine flu.
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Neophyte Governor Jose Eugenio Lacson is expected to report on the state of Sugarlandia today as this province of close to 2.5 million people face a crisis that, some officials, say is worse than that caused by the sugar industry slump in the 80s.

Guv to report on NegOcc’s state amid COVID, tiempo muerto

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Neophyte Governor Jose Eugenio Lacson is expected to report on the state of Sugarlandia today as this province of close to 2.5 million people face a crisis that, some officials, say is worse than that caused by the sugar industry slump in the 80s.
The six new cases from of Negros Occidental are all Locally Stranded Individuals from the Luzon area: five are from Manila, and one from Cavite.

CoVid-19 Update: Six new LSI all from Luzon

The six new cases from of Negros Occidental are all Locally Stranded Individuals from the Luzon area: five are from Manila, and one from Cavite.
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Bacolod City is still among the top “Centers of Excellence” for IT-BPO (information technology - business process outsourcing) along with other five key cities, recognized by the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) during the virtual launch of Digital Cities 2025 Tuesday, 30 June, a press release from Bacolod City Hall said.

Bacolod still ‘center of excellence’ for IT-BPO

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Bacolod City is still among the top “Centers of Excellence” for IT-BPO (information technology - business process outsourcing) along with other five key cities, recognized by the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) during the virtual launch of Digital Cities 2025 Tuesday, 30 June, a press release from Bacolod City Hall said.
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Volunteer doctors in the province under the health department's Doctors to the Barrios program are seeking help from lawyers over an order from Health Usec. Abdullah Dumama Jr. to assign them to private hospitals in Cebu City.

Barrio doctors to seek legal help on DOH order sending them to Cebu private...

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Volunteer doctors in the province under the health department's Doctors to the Barrios program are seeking help from lawyers over an order from Health Usec. Abdullah Dumama Jr. to assign them to private hospitals in Cebu City.
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Realigning the P9.45 million budget for any other purpose is technical malversation, a press release from the Bacolod City PIO said.

On Rizal Park issue: Realigning P9M is technical malversation – City Hall

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Realigning the P9.45 million budget for any other purpose is technical malversation, a press release from the Bacolod City PIO said.
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Senate Majority Floor Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri has expressed his interest in adopting House Bill 6731 that effectively puts up a general hospital for this urban center.

Zubiri to adopt Bacolod general hospital bill, lands being offered by local residents

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Senate Majority Floor Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri has expressed his interest in adopting...
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - The economic slowdown caused by the COVID pandemic is far worse than the effects of the 1997 Asian meltdown and the sugar industry crisis in the late 80s.

Leonardia: Economic crisis caused by COVID “the worst” so far, Bacolod economy put on...

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - The economic slowdown caused by the COVID pandemic is far worse than the effects of the 1997 Asian meltdown and the sugar industry crisis in the late 80s.
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Scores of residents from the neighboring city of Talisay and other parts of this province are now stranded at the port of Tabuelan town in Cebu and some are appealing for help from Capitol and other local officials.

“Nomad” Negrenses in Tabuelan port appeals for government help

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Scores of residents from the neighboring city of Talisay and other parts of this province are now stranded at the port of Tabuelan town in Cebu and some are appealing for help from Capitol and other local officials.
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – Negros Occidental has four more cases, bringing the running tally of confirmed cases since start of monitoring to 47, with 19 of the number reported within the last five days.

NegOcc has four more cases; 19 cases reported in last five days

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – Negros Occidental has four more cases, bringing the running tally of confirmed cases since start of monitoring to 47, with 19 of the number reported within the last five days.
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – Bacolod has as new case, a 26-year-old male Locally Stranded Individual from Cebu and resident of barangay 1.

Bacolod has 29th case, LSI from Cebu

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – Bacolod has as new case, a 26-year-old male Locally Stranded Individual from Cebu and resident of barangay 1.
Certain areas in Bacolod will experience turbid water or supply interruption on 24 to 26 July, the Bacolod City Water District said.

Turbid or no water supply in certain areas in Bacolod – Baciwa

Certain areas in Bacolod will experience turbid water or supply interruption on 24 to 26 July, the Bacolod City Water District said.
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Lawyer-administrator Rayfrando Diaz said he is hoping for the best but remains cautious a day after at least 200 tremors were felt from Kanlaon volcano since yesterday morning.

Capitol exec: hopeful but guarded on Kanlaon tremblors

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Lawyer-administrator Rayfrando Diaz said he is hoping for the best but remains cautious a day after...
Morning breaks over Mt. Kanlaon in this shot with newly-planted sugarcane in the foreground taken from the town of La Castellana. | Photo by Julius D. Mariveles

136 quakes: Capitol to meet with PHIVOLCS on tremors on Kanlaon’s flanks

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Capitol officials will meet today with the local chief of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology and will issue soon an advisory for towns and cities near the foothills of an active volcano here after at least 81 quakes were felt on its "west lower flanks" since early this morning, a government service agency had reported.
The tarmac is awash with blinking lights, the seemingly endless concrete road awaiting the familiar pound-pound-pounding of a special flight that would be arriving soon.

YOUNG TURKS | Service with a capital “S”

The tarmac is awash with blinking lights, the seemingly endless concrete road awaiting the familiar pound-pound-pounding of a special flight that would be arriving soon.
The Office of the Presidential Spokesperson expressed “deep sadness” in the passing of the tycoon and political kingmaker Ambassador Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco, Jr. He was 85.

Presidential spox office expresses deep sadness in Danding’s passing

The Office of the Presidential Spokesperson expressed “deep sadness” in the passing of the tycoon and political kingmaker Ambassador...
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – Bacolod City will still be under Modified General Community Quarantine, according to an executive order by Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia.

Bacolod under extended MGCQ

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – Bacolod City will still be under Modified General Community Quarantine, according to an executive order by Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia.
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - New confirmed COVID cases here, five in only two days, will not affect quarantine levels as the first 15 days of the modified general quarantine draws to a close.

Capitol exec: Five new COVID cases in NegOcc won’t affect quarantine level; guv’s spokesman...

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - New confirmed COVID cases here, five in only two days, will not affect quarantine levels as the first 15 days of the modified general quarantine draws to a close.
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia said in his speech during the 122nd Philippine Independence Day celebration at the Bacolod Public Plaza today that the people are now, once again, engaged in a battle for freedom – this time freedom from the havoc wrought by the coronavirus (COVID-19), a press release from City Hall said.

‘Once again, we’re in a battle for freedom,’ Leonardia says

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia said in his speech during the 122nd Philippine Independence Day celebration at the Bacolod Public Plaza today that the people are now, once again, engaged in a battle for freedom – this time freedom from the havoc wrought by the coronavirus (COVID-19), a press release from City Hall said.
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Bacolod Cong. Greg Gasataya will be the guest of honor and speaker at the Bacolod celebration of the 122nd Philippine Independence Day tomorrow 12, June at the Bacolod Public Plaza that will start at 6:30 a.m., a press release from City Hall said.

Gasataya guest of honor at Independence Day celebration

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Bacolod Cong. Greg Gasataya will be the guest of honor and speaker at the Bacolod celebration of the 122nd Philippine Independence Day tomorrow 12, June at the Bacolod Public Plaza that will start at 6:30 a.m., a press release from City Hall said.
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