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    Mt. Kanlaon watch continues as quakes drop

    Earthquakes monitored by Mt. Kanlaon’s seismic monitoring network have considerably decreased since June 22, when two magnitude 4.7 tremors rocked areas surrounding the volcano on Negros Island. Wv-news

    Negrense PUM arrested after evading mandatory quarantine

    A Negrense who was among those who arrived at Bacolod-Silay Airport from Clark International Airport on March 19 was arrested by the police after trying to evade the mandatory 14-day quarantine for individuals with possible coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection. Wv-news

    Man in Bacolod City tests positive for COVID-19

    A man in Bacolod City has tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the first case of the disease in the Western Visayas region. Wv-news

    NegOcc police to organize fitness camp for obese cops

    The Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOCPPO) will organize an in-house fitness camp starting next week for overweight police officers to help them reach their ideal body mass index (BMI). Wv-news

    NegOcc maintains ‘very high alert’ against ASF

    The Negros Occidental provincial government is maintaining a “very high alert” status to prevent the entry of African swine fever (ASF) that still poses a threat to its multi-billion hog industry. Wv-news

    Bacolod City folks react to Espenido’s transfer

    Bacolod City officials and residents expressed surprise over reports that circulated over the weekend that Lt. Col. Jovie Espenido has been relieved of his post as deputy for operations and drug enforcement unit chief of the Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO). Wv-news

    Bacolod sets aside P10-M, mobilizes barangays for nCoV drive

    Mayor Evelio Leonardia has directed officials of the city’s 61 villages to organize barangay health emergency response teams (BHERTs) against the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) as the City Council approved a P10-million fund for measures to prevent an outbreak. Wv-news

    Tycoon Andrew Tan Bacolod’s new adopted son, honorary mayor

    The Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) of Bacolod has approved a resolution declaring Dr. Andrew Lim Tan, chairman of the Alliance Global Group Inc. (AGI), as the adopted son of Bacolod City for the year 2020. Wv-news

    NegOcc cop relieved due to lack of drug report, untidy station

    The chief of Murcia’s municipal police station in Negros Occidental has been relieved of his post for failure to submit a report on illegal drug personalities and for having an untidy workplace. Wv-news

    NegOcc turns over almost P5-M crop insurance fund to PCIC

    The Negros Occidental provincial government has released P4.92 million to the Philippine Crop Insurance Corp. (PCIC) as additional allocation for farmers’ premiums. Wv-news

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