Eugene Y. Adiong

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BACOLOD CITY: The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in Region 6 has filed murder charges against 20 members of the Sibalom Police, including its chief, and the Antique police’s Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit (PDEU) for the killing of a Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) agent in an operation last June.…

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BACOLOD CITY: Acting city police chief Senior Supt. Jack Wanky was relieved from his post effective Tuesday reportedly over his failure to solve a series of robbery-holdup incidents here. Police Regional Office (PRO)-6 Deputy Director for Operations Senior Supt. Jesus Cambay, said Wanky was ordered to report to the regional…

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BACOLOD CITY: Jealousy proved fatal to four people, including a five-year-old boy, and wounded two other family members in Moises Padilla town of Negros Occidental. Initial investigation by Moises Padilla police showed that jealousy over a woman led to the confrontation between relatives James Labiga, 27 and Kerwin Royo, 22.…

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BACOLOD CITY: A modern hospital, equipped with state-of-the- art technology, will soon rise in Victorias City, Negros Occidental, under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) recently signed by the city government and Memphis Mission of Mercy. Under the MoU, Victorias City will allocate a two-hectare lot for the hospital near the…

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BACOLOD CITY: Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol has turned over a total of P137 million in projects and equipment to Negros farmers and fishermen and pledged P30 million in loans for farmers in a district that has been the hotbed of communist insurgency. In Ilog town, 3,997 beneficiaries received P8 million…

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BACOLOD CITY: Alex Barredo, the notorious “Robin Hood” whom late night workers in this city feared, has been nabbed in a a police operation along 13th Lacson Street, Bacolod City. Police Senior Supt. Jack Wanky said local policemen identified Barredo as also a drug suspect. He added that members of…

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BACOLOD CITY: The tourism industry could fill the gap in the province’s economic growth now that the the sugar industry is facing a downturn, Negros Occidental Vice Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson said on Tuesday. “We all know the situation of the sugar industry. Tourism is not an alternative anymore because…

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BACOLOD CITY: Continuous downpour caused flashfloods in this city and several areas of Negros Occidental on Friday submerging 16 barangay (villages), a report from the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) said. Radio reports and social media accounts also showed that many commuters were stranded for several hours…

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BACOLOD CITY: Assorted high-powered firearms, including assault rifles and volumes of assorted ammunition were confiscated from the house of a policeman here on Friday. Operatives from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)-Manila, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and Regional Public Safety Battalion 18, swooped down at the house of Senior…

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BACOLOD CITY: Militant groups in Bacolod City and Negros Occidental will hold a two-day rally to marked the declaration of martial law in 1972 in three key cities in the province. Bayan-Negros secretary-general Christian Tuayon said his group and other organizations started the protest on Wednesday on the streets of…

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