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84 stranded Negrenses airlifted from Luzon

Mar 21, 2020 - 7:38 PM

The group arrives in Bacolod City on a special Cebu Pacific flight

BACK HOME. Some of the stranded Negrenses return to their home province, Negros Occidental, on March 19. Photos courtesy of Capitol PIO

Negros Occidental orders temporary ban of pork imports from Luzon

Sep 12, 2019 - 10:04 AM

The province says, because it is the country's top producer of backyard swine, it has enough supply of, pork for their consumption

SAFE. Members of the African Swine Fever Task Force in Negros Occidental led by Provincial Veterinarian Renante Decena eat lechon on Tuesday, September 10, to assure the public that locally-produced pork is safe to consume. Photo by Marchel Espina/Rappler

5 tons of illegally imported pork products seized in Bacolod port

Sep 12, 2019 - 7:57 AM

Negros Occidental forms Provincial African Swine Fever Task Force to keep the province free from the virus

CONFISCATED. Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson checks the illegally imported pork products that were seized on Wednesday, September 11, at the BREDCO port in Bacolod City. Photo courtesy of Provincial Capitol

Maute Group spillover to Visayas unlikely – army official

May 25, 2017 - 2:51 PM

They have no bases they have no sympathizers here It’s not good for them to go to unfriendly areas says Major General Jon Aying commander of the 3rd Infantry Division

3IB COMMANDER. Major General Jon Aying, commander of the 3rd Infantry Division of the Philippine Army based in Capiz, Panay, talks to troops. Photo from the Facebook page of the Philippine Army Spearhead Troopers

NPC members want Negros Occidental as ‘zona libre’ in 2016

Sep 15, 2015 - 10:33 PM

A number of Nationalist People s Coalition members do not want to be forced to support any presidential candidate other than the Liberal Party s Mar Roxas

NPC MEET. Administration bet Mar Roxas on the hot seat during a meeting with the Nationalist People's Coalition.

Local Vote: Negros Occidental, Leyte, Northern Samar

Sep 05, 2015 - 5:03 PM

Rappler s weekly wrap up: Lacson mulls gubernatorial bid in Negros Occidental; Businessman to challenge Apostol as Leyte congressman; Ong brothers aim to exchange posts in Northern Samar

Local Vote: Cagayan, Negros Occidental, Tacloban City, Leyte

Aug 22, 2015 - 4:08 PM

Rappler s weekly wrap up: Not campaigning? Declared LP bet distributes PCSO ambulances in Cagayan; Negros Occidental’s closely watched contest: vice governorship; Romualdez wives to seek husbands posts;

 FROM LEFT: Presidential Legislative Liaison Officer Manuel Mamba of Cagayan, 4th District Representative Jeffrey Ferrer of Negros Occidental, and Councilor Cristina Gonzalez of Tacloban City, Leyte

Board member, bodyguard shot dead in Negros Occidental

Jun 28, 2015 - 1:38 PM

UPDATED The provincial government is offering a P2 million bounty to anyone who can give information that can lead to the arrest of the unidentified suspect

Top Negrense officials split on Siquijor joining Negros Island Region

Jun 13, 2015 - 10:05 PM

Negros Oriental Vice Governor Edward Mark Macias says it s up to the people and the President

Nancy Binay unfazed by Negrenses' support for Roxas

Jun 13, 2015 - 9:13 AM

The eldest child of Vice President Jejomar Binay says her father is focused on winning hearts at the grassroots level – a strategy that is apparent in the top Philippine official s activities

UNFAZED. Senator Nancy Binay fields questions from reporters in Bacolod City on June 12, 2015. Photo by Marchel P. Espina/Rappler