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PSA resumes services in Negros Occidental

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, May 23 (PIA6) - The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) here has started accepting clients but in small numbers amid the threat from coronavirus disease 2019 (CODID-19)......»»

Category: newsSource: manilanews manilanewsMay 23rd, 2020

RCSP starts peace-building efforts

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Feb. 20 (PIA6) - - Residents, mostly mothers, children and senior citizens of Barangay Montilla in Moises Padilla town availed of the government services and medicines during the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2020

Moises Padilla eyes basic services for 2020

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Dec. 23 (PIA6) -- The delivery of basic services such as health, education, and peace and order are among the top priorities of Moises Padilla town in Negros Occidental for 2020......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2019

Tech4ED to boost access to eGov, ICT services

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Nov. 25 (PIA6) -- Free access to e-government and Information Communication Technology (ICT)-enabled services comes at ease with the launching of the Tech4ED Center at the Negros.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 25th, 2019

Tech4ED to boost access to eGov, ICT services

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Nov. 25 (PIA6) -- Free access to e-government and Information Communication Technology (ICT)-enabled services comes at ease with the launching of the Tech4ED Center at the Negros.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 25th, 2019

PVO research services boost lab personnel capabilities

By: Glazyl Y. Masculino BACOLOD City – The laboratory services of the Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) in Negros Occidental has improved to 7.87 percent in 2018. In a press release, the PVO said they attributed the improvement to the enhanced research services and advanced technical knowledge and capabilities of the personnel specifically assigned in research […] The post PVO research services boost lab personnel capabilities appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2019

‘Improve quality and productivity,’ NegOcc retailers urged

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Negros Occidental is urging retailers to improve their productivity as well as the quality of their products and services to boost profit generation capac.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 27th, 2016

Soldier killed in NPA ambush

BACOLOD CITY – A member of the Army’s 62nd Infantry Battalion (IB) based in Isabela, Negros Occidental was killed in an ambush staged by suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels at Sitio Compound, Barangay Luz in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental, on Wednesday. Slain was Cpl. Mark Anthony Quiocson of Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, according to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2020

Maynilad resumes work on re-aligning primary pipeline

West zone Maynilad Water Services Inc. has already resumed work on the realignment of a 600mm-diameter primary pipeline along the northbound lane of Commonwealth Avenue from Fairlane Street to Regalado Street in Novaliches, Quezon City to help fast-track completion of the Metro Rail Transit line 7 construction......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 26th, 2020

Spectacular lightning flashes light up skies over Negros Occidental

MOALBOAL, CEBU — Ruel Cadigal went outside his small coffee shop in Bantayan Park, Bago City in Negros Occidental when he saw huge lightning flashes in the sky. Cadigal, a government employee, then grabbed his smartphone to document the lightning show on June 23, 2020 at around 8:25 p.m. “[I] noticed the thunderstorm above the […] The post Spectacular lightning flashes light up skies over Negros Occidental appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 26th, 2020

Negros inalerto sa Mt. Kanlaon

Hiniling ng mga lokal na awtoridad na maging alerto at magdasal ang mga nakatira malapit sa paanan ng Mt. Kanlaon matapos na makapagtala ng mga lindol sa nasabing bulkan sa Negros Occidental......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsJun 25th, 2020

104 volcano-tectonic earthquake naitala sa Bulkang Kanlaon

NAKAPAGTALA ng 104 volcano-tectonic earthquake sa Bulkang Kanlaon sa nakalipas na 24 oras hanggang kanilang umaga. Isa sa mga lindol na ito ay may lakas na magnitude 3.0 at nagdulot ng Intensity II paggalaw sa La Carlota city, Negros Occidental. “Activity at the vent consisted of weak emission of white steam-laden plumes that rose 300 […] The post 104 volcano-tectonic earthquake naitala sa Bulkang Kanlaon appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2020

Phivolcs keeping an eye on restive Kanlaon Volcano

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) is closely monitoring Kanlaon Volcano in Negros Occidental after a series of earthquakes was recorded on its western lower flanks. Phivolcs said the series of earthquakes started at 4:03 p.m. Sunday. “As of 01:50 AM, a total of 81 events have been recorded,” said […] The post Phivolcs keeping an eye on restive Kanlaon Volcano appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2020

Lacson: Preserve freedom, exercise discipline

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, June 15 (PIA) -- Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson urged Negrenses to preserve the freedom won by the country's heroes for their fellow Filipinos even as he called f.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 16th, 2020

LPA naging bagyong Butchoy na

NAGING bagyo na ang binabantayang low pressure area ng Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration. Tinawag na Butchoy ang bagyo na magdadala ng pag-ulan sa Calabarzon, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Albay, hilagang bahagi ng Palawan kasama ang Calamian at Cuyo Islands, Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, at Romblon. Ang bagyo ay nasa layong 75 kilometro sa […] The post LPA naging bagyong Butchoy na appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 11th, 2020

NPA leader arrested in Negros

A suspected New People’s Army leader was arrested at a police checkpoint in Barangay Caduha-an, Cadiz City, Negros Occidental on Tuesday night......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 10th, 2020

URC eyes Roxas Holdings’ assets in Negros city

Universal Robina Corp. (URC) seeks to acquire Roxas Holdings Inc.’s sugar mill, ethanol plant and other investment properties in La Carlota City, Negros Occidental province. In separate filings on Friday, the companies said the transaction remained subject to the approval of the Philippine Competition Commission and other closing conditions. The acquisition is eyed to be […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 7th, 2020

Pinakamainit sa Echague, Isabela kahapon

NAITALA sa Echague, Isabela ang pinakamataas na temperatura kahapon. Ayon sa Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration naitala ito sa 38.4 degrees Celsius. Sumunod naman ang San Jose, Occidental Mindoro na naitala sa 38 degrees Celsius. Sa Tuguegarao City ay 37.5 degrees Celsius ang naitala. Parehong 37.1 degrees Celsius naman sa Camiling, Tarlac at […] The post Pinakamainit sa Echague, Isabela kahapon appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 7th, 2020

No commercial flights in Negros Occidental until June 15

Commercial flights to Negros Occidental will not resume until June 15......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 6th, 2020

Golf makes a conservative return with an eye on the long run

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan went from wondering if any golf would be played this year to a schedule that resumes next week with a calendar filled through Thanksgiving. What hasn't changed is his belief that the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic isn't over just because golf is back. “I don't think it's over," Monahan said Friday in a telephone interview. “I'm really confident in the plan. But you spend a lot of your time, given the uncertainty, thinking through scenarios that could play out. That's what we'll continue to do. We won't be comfortable until we're told we can be comfortable. That will be when we have a vaccine and there's no risk.” Golf is the second major sports league to return behind NASCAR, which began racing three weeks ago and ran nine national series races in a span of 14 days. The Charles Schwab Challenge next week in Fort Worth, Texas, has one of the strongest fields in Colonial's rich history, starting with the top five players from the world ranking. There will be no spectators for at least a month, even though Texas Gov. Greg Abbott this week moved the state to Phase III in the recovery that allows outdoor events at 50% capacity. “We've developed a safety plan that doesn't include spectators. That's what we stand by,” Monahan said. “We want to have a sustained return. If you think about a run to go through the FedEx Cup, we want to make sure week to week we're not taking on unnecessary risk.” Monahan said he is “not the arbiter of confidence,” rather it comes from guidance of health experts at all levels and a plan that involves testing players, caddies and essential personnel as much as twice a week — trying to create a bubble for the traveling circus that is golf. Players were mailed a test kit and were recommended to use it before they travel. They will be tested when they arrive at tournaments and before they leave if they're on charter flights the tour has arranged, and then the process is repeated at the next tournament. Thermal readings and health surveys are required daily, along with sanitizing and social distancing. “It's the only manner we could return,” he said. The tour added another layer this week in a deal with South Dakota-based Sanford Health to have mobile labs at every tournament, with capacity to get results in a matter of hours without taking away resources from the markets where they play. Monahan said CBS Sports is creating its own bubble for the telecast, with Jim Nantz the only person in the booth and other analysts working remotely. Ninety days will have passed from the opening round of The Players Championship, which was canceled the next day, until the first tee shot at Colonial. “We all went home dealing with the same questions,” he said. “How do I get a complete understanding of where we are with the virus and all the elements? How do we recognize that we're turning off (canceling) 11 events? How do you think about resumption and at the same time develop a safety and testing program, not our area of expertise?" The reset began with the majors picking new dates — the British Open was canceled — with the PGA Championship in San Francisco moving to Aug. 6-9, the U.S. Open in New York on Sept. 17-20, and the Masters on Nov. 12-15. “At that time it was very unclear where we would be with safety and testing,” Monahan said. “It could have been earlier than we are, it could have been through points of next year. Information was changing by the minute.” Now that golf is returning, Monahan couldn't predict when spectators would return. He said the tour has worked with tournaments the last several years on building a reserve fund for a crisis such as this. “If you’re not selling tickets, and there’s not hospitality, you don’t have the pro-am experience or the honorary observer program for the sponsor ... that’s a significant financial impact on those tournaments, and the impact on the way tournaments connect with their communities,” he said. Tournaments and their title sponsors still have managed to raise money for their local charities. The Zurich Classic matched last year's donation of $1.5 million to a children's services foundation. The John Deere Classic expects $10 million in donations, even though it canceled its July event. The pandemic is not the only talking point as golf tries to get back on track. The tour on Friday posted Monahan's letter to staff and players on the nation's civil unrest, which the AP first reported on Tuesday. He had a 10-minute video conversation with Harold Varner III, one of three PGA Tour members of black heritage, who wrote passionately on social media on George Floyd, killed when a white police officer held a knee to the back of Floyd's neck while the black man was handcuffed. The conversation was scheduled before the protests began, and Varner was chosen because he's on the Player Advisory Council and golf was ready to resume. “We'll be talking about COVID and civil and social unrest for some time,” Monahan said. “Next week will not be an exception on that front.”.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 6th, 2020

URC buys Roxas& rsquo; La Carlota assets

Roxas Holdings Inc., the country’s largest integrated sugar producer, is selling its mill and ethanol plant in Negros Occidental province to Universal Robina Corp. for an undisclosed amount......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 6th, 2020