Bacolod (Western Visayas, Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Bacolod (Western Visayas, Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 10.63
Longitude: 122.970001
population: 453,954
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Business: Bacolod Tourism Influx up by 29.23%; Puentevella Pushes for Marañon’s One Island, One Region

study on the arrival of tourists in Western Visayas peggedthe City of Smiles in second place behind the province of Iloilo with a 29.23%increase in the influx of both local and foreign tourists who visited Bacolodthis year.Iloilo is ranked number 1 in ... [Published Negros Daily Bulletin - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

LTO, Coast Guard set for passenger security

The Land Transportation Office and the Philippine Coast Guard in Negros Occidental have set up security plans to ensure the safety of passengers travelling back to their hometowns this Holly Week.Elmer Defensor, chief of the law enforcement unit of ... [Published Visayan Daily Star - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Police to seal off drug-affected Brgy. 2

THE Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) is planning to seal off drug-affected Barangay 2 in the wake of the series of drug raids in the village in recent weeks.Barangay 2, situated in the northern part of Bacolod, is under the jurisdiction of Police Station ... [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Army, PNP on alert this Holy Week

03:42 AMBy:  Dolly YasaBacolod City – The Philippine Army, PNP and Land Transportation Office are on alert this Holy Week.Col. Jon Aying, commander of the 303rd Brigade, PA, said that the military will ensure security for everyone especially for civilians ... [Published The Daily Guardian - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

5 Negros seaports drug transshipment points?

By EUGENE ADIONGBACOLOD City — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region 6 is keeping a careful watch on five seaports in Negros Occidental.These are the Bredco (Bacolod Real Estate Development Corp.) port here and the ports of San Carlos City, ... [Published Panay News - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

‘Negros not getting enough rehab aid’

A REPRESENTATIVE of the United Nations said Thursday that Yolanda-hit areas in Negros Occidental are “under-covered” by assistance from international non-government organizations (INGOs).Sandra Uwantege Hart, coordinator for Western Visayas of the UN's ... [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Army, police in NegOcc intensify security alert for Holy Week

By Nanette L. GuadalquiverBACOLOD CITY – As part of the preparations for the Holy Week, the Philippine Army and the Philippine National Police in Negros Occidental are intensifying security alert to ensure peace and security for all Negrenses.Col. Jon ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

‘SC restored freedom of choice to RH’

The Supreme Court ruling upholding the constitutionality of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012, but nullifying eight of its  provisions,  gives everyone freedom of choice, which is a win-win solution, Rep. Alfredo Abelardo ... [Published Visayan Daily Star - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Officials discuss bid for One Negros today

OFFICIALS of both Negros provinces will discuss the proposed One Negros Island in a meeting at the Nature's Village Hotel in Talisay City today.Negros Oriental Vice Governor Edward Mark Macias along with several board members are in the province since ... [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

NCMB joins Women’s Month

April 02, 2014 01:30 AMTHE National Conciliation and Mediation Board-6 highlighted the role of women in the workplace by facilitating the Labor-Management Cooperation (LMC) and Women’s Month seminars in Bacolod and Iloilo Cities last month.NCMB’s four ... [Published The Daily Guardian - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 2 reports

OCD exec: Kids need to improve disaster response skills

OFFICE of Civil Defense regional director Rosario Cabrera said children need more awareness and improvement in their capability to respond to disasters, because they are the most vulnerable in these situations.Cabrera made the statement after he attended ... [Published Sun Star Network - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Road closure set for earthquake drill

Rufino Alcala, head of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, said Bacolod City has been chosen by the DND as the pilot area for Western Visayas for the 2014 1st Quarter NSED.The actual preparedness exercise shall be conducted at the ... [Published Sun Star Network - Mar 19 2014]

Quotes

"We will be on alert against the possible atrocities of the rebels or any other lawless elements" Aying stressed
"There was also an assistance in the form of cash transfers through the Department of Social Services and Development" Hart said
Arnaiz said all congressmen from Negros are willing to be the main authors or co-authors of the bill to create a new region. "We have not yet filed the bill but we have been talking about it."

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Business: Bacolod Tourism Influx up by 29.23%; ... [Published Negros Daily Bulletin - Apr 16 2014]
Police to seal off drug-affected Brgy. 2 [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 15 2014]
LTO, Coast Guard set for passenger security [Published Visayan Daily Star - Apr 15 2014]
Army, PNP on alert this Holy Week [Published The Daily Guardian - Apr 14 2014]
Local News: BCPO Head Reshuffles Cops [Published Negros Daily Bulletin - Apr 14 2014]
5 Negros seaports drug transshipment points? [Published Panay News - Apr 14 2014]
Palace to look into request for Negros one-isla... [Published Visayan Daily Star - Apr 12 2014]
‘Negros not getting enough rehab aid’ [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 11 2014]
Army, police in NegOcc intensify security alert... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Apr 11 2014]
Safety alert up for Holy Week [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 10 2014]
‘SC restored freedom of choice to RH’ [Published Visayan Daily Star - Apr 10 2014]
Bizmen worry about summer brownouts [Published Panay News - Apr 09 2014]
PDEA monitoring Boracay gateway, major west Vis... [Published GMA News.tv - Apr 09 2014]
DOTC pushes for WV airport upgrades [Published Panay News - Apr 08 2014]
Wanted: Permanent tourism officers [Published The Daily Guardian - Apr 04 2014]
More tourism infra projects underway [Published The Daily Guardian - Apr 04 2014]
DepEd launches ‘Abot Alam’ for out-of-school youth [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 03 2014]
Officials unite for one-island region [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 02 2014]
NCMB joins Women’s Month [Published The Daily Guardian - Apr 01 2014]
San Carlos Panaad winner; DOT pledges tourism r... [Published Visayan Daily Star - Apr 01 2014]
Officials of 2 provinces meet on island-region... [Published Visayan Daily Star - Apr 01 2014]
Agritechture is in [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 01 2014]
Farmers urged to hike organic production [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 01 2014]
Officials discuss bid for One Negros today [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 01 2014]
Pacete: Silay: Your organic sojourn [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 01 2014]
‘One Negros, one region’ move snowballs [Published The Daily Guardian - Mar 31 2014]
Pacete: Showcasing the best of Negros Occidental [Published Sun Star Network - Mar 29 2014]
‘Quest for peace takes giant leap' [Published Visayan Daily Star - Mar 28 2014]
Negros tourism officers, stakeholders attend se... [Published Sun Star Network - Mar 28 2014]
The beauties of Negros [Published Sun Star Network - Mar 26 2014]
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