Rappler's latest stories on Bacolod
President Duterte claims Senior Superintendent Francisco Ebreo demonstrated 'strange behavior' that indicated he was at the very least a 'protector cop'
(3rd UPDATE) President Rodrigo Duterte dismisses 4 other policemen for their alleged involvement in the illegal drug trade
PRESS RELEASE: The workshop fellowship screening committee accepts creative work in Hiligaynon, Cebuano, Kinaray-a, Filipino, and English
(UPDATED) Unidentified gunmen waylay Councilor Ricardo Tan and his wife Nenita
The Bacolod-Silay airport will be closed from 8 am to 12 noon to conduct a full scale emergency exercise in compliance with its aerodrome certification
Youth organizations and student councils are coming together to push for the implementation of Bacolod's Students’ Rights and Welfare ordinance
The Philippine Information Agency’s support for the activities of a non-government official, especially one running for senator, goes against its stated functions
'Government forces must never harass, intimidate, or attack journalists who are just doing their jobs,' says the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines
SunStar Bacolod editor-in-chief Marchel Espina says the visit – directed by the PNP national headquarters – is 'bordering on intimidation'
(UPDATED) ‘The pro-martial law videos...[show] that there are those who still get the dictator as their hero,’ says the University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos
Councilors Claudio Puentevella and Dindo Ramos slug it out during a session of the Bacolod City council
'After 80 years, we will now have our history in proper order,' says Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia
The longest running trade fair owes its success to Negrense unity
Over a thousand informal settlers vacate the site after a dialogue with local executives, housing officials, and police and military representatives
Informal settlers from different areas in Negros Occidental are looking to occupy the housing units which have remained mostly unoccupied for years
Police say Rafael Atotubo was sitting outside his house when riding-in-tandem gunmen attacked him
The first drug rehabilitation center of Bacolod will also cater to drug dependents from other localities
The two suspects have just robbed a panel van of a cigarette firm in neighboring Bago City when police chanced upon them at the city boundary
BREDCO president John Palanca Alonte says the company aims to bring the port to 'the next level' by making it a world-class facility with the help of a strategic investor
Gualberto Dajao, president of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers-Negros, says they hope their concerns will reach President Rodrigo Duterte
The City Drug Enforcement Unit in Bacolod arrests high-value target Rayden Palomero, an alleged illegal drug supplier in Negros Occidental
The workers, who are scheduled to leave the company by the end of June, were reportedly informed of their termination on May 22
What made former USLS College of Law dean Ralph Sarmiento believe Mark John Simondo would someday top the Bar? The student's brilliant answer to a 'very complicated problem about the relationship of the bill of rights and the powers of the state'
(UPDATED) The 2017 Bar Exam topnotcher is Mark Simondo of the University of St La Salle Bacolod with a grade of 91.05%
News of the overwhelming way Ann Katherine Quitoy smashed the Palaro record in the javelin throw attracts lots of scholarship offers
The Department of Transportation turns down the unsolicited proposal of Aboitiz InfraCapital Incorporated and opts for public bidding instead
(UPDATED) The Aboitiz group submits an unsolicited proposal to modernize, operate, and maintain the Iloilo International Airport, Bacolod-Silay Airport, Laguindingan Airport, and New Bohol International Airport in Panglao for 35 years
The protesters stress the critical role of the media in the historic 1986 event
More than 2,000 teachers in Bacolod City and neighboring areas join the protest rally
A day before Valentines, the Busmen take on Boeung Ket of Cambodia in Panaad.
The phone of singer-songwriter Rockwell Ryan Ripperger is immediately returned after the thief is nabbed
Court records show 2,222 were criminal cases, including illegal drug charges
‘We should not allow that we will be silenced...because once they succeed, all of us will be silenced,’ NUJP president Noynoy Espina reminds journalists during a #BlackFridayForPressFreedom forum in Bacolod
About 50 attendees call for the government to uphold press freedom, The group also lights candles and stages a noise barrage.
ARMM Assemblyman Zia Alonto Adiong says clan disputes must be resolved to maintain peace and stability under martial law in Mindanao
The P32-million flyover is located at the busy intersection of Araneta Avenue and Magsaysay Avenue which caters to about 40,000 vehicles daily
The PFL finalizes the venue of the Global Cebu vs Ceres-Negros finals match
It's still anyone's title as Ceres, Kaya, Meralco and Global collide in two sizzling matchups
The siblings, aged 2 to 4 years old, were alone in their home when the fire broke out, authorities say
The 8 Philippine airports the DOTr bragged of getting a rating for punctuality are actually among the bottom 35 of almost 500 major airports worldwide
The protesters assail Duterte for his failed campaign promises, and are calling on the President to address issues like unemployment and wage increases
Unidentified armed men with boats are reportedly camping on Balt Island in Lanao Lake
SPO1 Joshua Barile claims the confiscated firearms were evidence from police raids, while the packets of suspected shabu were allegedly planted
(UPDATED) Mayor Evelio Leonardia says the heavy downpour since Friday afternoon have caused waist-high floods in some barangays
Bacolod Bishop Patricio Buzon says the ringing of church bells is a 'revival of a century-old practice for the departed. Now it becomes even more meaningful, in the context of extrajudicial killings.'
Get to know who will represent the Philippines in the AFC Cup set Sept 5 in Panaad Stadium in Bacolod City
Under the NIR 14 regional offices are housed in Bacolod City Negros Occidental while 16 others are in Dumaguete City Negros Oriental
The victims include the children nieces and neighbors of the alleged operator of the cybersex den
Where else can you build your career aside from Manila?