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    NegOcc explores collaboration with Guam

    Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson is exploring opportunities for collaboration with Guam during his four-day visit to the United States island territory this week. WV News

    Antique aims to restore vegetation in tourist sites

    The Antique Provincial Government has called on the people to protect the existing forests and regreen barren land through tree-planting. WV News

    Guimaras now has own state university

    The Guimaras State College (GSC) has officially become a state university WV News

    Crimes in Bacolod City down by 27 pct in May

    Intensified police initiated operations and prevention measures brought down crimes in Bacolod City by 26.89 percent in May, according to a report of the Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO). WV News

    Reckless driving top cause of vehicular accidents in Western Visayas

    Vehicular accidents recorded by the Philippine National Police in Western Visayas from January to May this year pointed to reckless driving as one of the top reasons, followed by driver’s error. WV News

    WV has 3,561 drug-cleared villages now

    A total of 3,561 out of 4,051 barangays in Western Visayas are cleared and not affected by illegal drugs based on the Barangay Drug Clearing Program (BDCP) by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) as of May this year. WV News

    Western Visayas logs 5 more cases of Omicron subvariant BA.2.12.1

    An additional five cases of the more highly contagious Omicron subvariant BA.2.12.1 were recorded in Western Visayas. WV News

    Guimaras eases travel protocols

    Travel protocols in the island province of Guimaras now eases just in time for the highlights of the 2022 Manggahan Festival. WV News

    OWWA-6 opens scholarship grants

    Children or siblings of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) are encouraged to avail the scholarship grants of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) for academic year 2022-2023. WV News

    New solon vows to revive proposed Negros Island Region

    Efforts to revive the Negros Island Region (NIR) is expected to continue in the next administration as Negros Occidental fifth district congressman-elect Emilio Bernardino Yulo expressed support for the proposal in the House of Representatives. WV News