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    33 Negosyo Centers established in NegOcc

    All 32 local government units (LGUs) in Negros Occidental, including Bacolod City, now have fully operational Negosyo Centers, the Department of Trade and Industry-Western Visayas (DTI-6) reported on January 4. Wv-news

    NegOcc opens Capitol Lagoon to visitors of all ages

    The Negros Occidental provincial government has opened the Provincial Capitol Lagoon and Park here to visitors of all ages starting Monday as the province remains under Alert Level 2 status amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Wv-news

    Passenger bus entry from NegOr to NegOcc being studied

    Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said the proposal to allow passenger buses from Negros Oriental to enter the province anew is still under discussion. Wv-news

    NegOcc solon bats for review of power pricing policy

    A lawmaker from Negros Occidental has urged the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to review pricing regulations in the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) on the heels of higher power rates experienced by Negrense consumers. Wv-news

    NegOcc governor ‘most likely’ to support NPC’s presidential, vice presidential bets

    Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said he will “most likely” support the presidential and vice-presidential candidates of the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) for the 2022 elections. Wv-news

    DOH-6: No new COVID-19 variant detected in Western Visayas

    The Department of Health Center for Health Development Western Visayas (DOH CHD WV), through the Philippine Genome Center, said no new variant of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been detected in Western Visayas. Wv-news

    Negros Occidental explores ways to jumpstart safe tourism

    The Negros Occidental Provincial Government is exploring ways to fully reopen domestic tourism while ensuring protection for industry stakeholders amid the continuing threat of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Wv-news

    Bioethanol plant in north Negros shut down due to pollution

    The San Carlos Bioenergy Inc. (SCBI) based in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental has suspended its operation upon the order of Mayor Renato Gustilo amid the recurring pollution issues faced by the bioethanol producer. Wv-news

    Saliva-based COVID-19 test launched in Bacolod City

    Senator Richard "Dick" Gordon recently launched the saliva-based test for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) confirmation service of the Philippine Red Cross- Bacolod City in a virtual press conference. Wv-news

    3 Boracay tourists who faked swab results test positive for COVID-19

    The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Wednesday, Feb. 3, confirmed that three of the six tourists who faked their coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) swab results to enter Boracay have tested positive for the virus. Wv-news