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NO MORE CURFEW IN BACOLOD CITY – LEONARDIA

The city government of Bacolod announced the lifting of curfew hours more than two years after the onset of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the country. Mayor Evelio Leonardia issued Executive Order (EO) 25 dated May 24, repealing the previous directive setting the curfew from midnight to 4 a.m. “The city desires to accelerate […]

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PANDEMIC-HIT BACOLOD CITY MSMES GET TAX RELIEF

The city government of Bacolod will grant a comprehensive relief package to businesses affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic as a major component of its health crisis exit plan. The support program “Ipadayon ang Negosyo kag Trabaho” (Continue Business and Jobs) will benefit all micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) through relief from […]

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DPWH COMPLETES P39-M BACOLOD CITY EVACUATION HUB

Bacolod City officials led the unveiling of the P39.5-million national government-funded multi-purpose evacuation center in Barangay Taculing recently. The building, which was turned over by the Department of Public Works and Highways-Western Visayas (DPWH-6) to the city government, can accommodate up to 106 households. Mayor Evelio Leonardia said evacuation centers are indispensable and must be […]

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CASH AID FOR ‘ODETTE’-HIT BACOLOD CITY RESIDENTS

The city government of Bacolod is set to grant financial assistance to owners of 9,054 houses damaged during the onslaught of Typhoon Odette. Data from the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) as of December 28 showed some 745 houses were wrecked while 8,309 others were partially damaged in 57 out of 61 […]

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BACOLOD CITY ROLLS OUT HOUSE-TO-HOUSE VAX DRIVE

Seven of the 61 barangays in Bacolod City have been prioritized for an intensified coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) house-to-house vaccination campaign. The Emergency Operations Center-Task Force (EOC-TF) said the roll-out started recently in coordination with the village chiefs and their respective Barangay Health and Emergency Response Teams (BHERTs). The seven priority barangays have recorded the […]

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BACOLOD CITY GETS 2ND MOBILE VAX BUS – LEONARDIA

The city government of Bacolod will soon deploy a second mobile vaccination bus to inoculate more residents against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The latest “VAX-i” bus, offered by the Yanson family-owned Vallacar Transit Inc. (VTI), was unveiled in rites led by Mayor Evelio Leonardia at the Bacolod City Government Center grounds. “Your city government […]

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BACOLOD CITY LAUNCHES MOBILE VAX DRIVE IN MARKETS

The city government of Bacolod kicked off its “VAX-i” mobile vaccination campaign in the three major public markets on Friday to make coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) jabs more accessible to residents. Mayor Evelio Leonardia said the “VAX-i” is part of his administration’s commitment to inoculate as many people as possible, especially those coming from the […]

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BACOLOD HOSPITAL GETS FUNDS FROM NEP – GASATAYA

The fund for the establishment of the Bacolod City General Hospital has been included by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) in the 2022 National Expenditure Program (NEP). This was confirmed by Bacolod Lone District Representative Greg Gasataya after he was informed by the Department of Health (DOH) regarding the development. “We requested Health […]

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BACOLOD OPENS ‘BALAY SILANGAN’ FOR DRUG OFFENDERS

Some 30 drug offenders will be accommodated in the newly-opened Balay Silangan reformation center to be operated by the city government of Bacolod under the supervision of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). The P5-million two-storey facility, located adjacent to the Bacolod City Police Office compound on Lacson Extension in Barangay Singcang-Airport, was inaugurated and […]

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BACOLOD CITY BIZ GROUP SPONSOR VAX FOR WORKERS

The Filipino-Chinese business community in Bacolod City has sponsored a five-day coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination rollout to inoculate more than 1,000 workers and their family members. Dubbed “Operation Bakuna Center”, the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry Inc. (FFCCCII)-led initiative marked its Day 3 at the St. John’s Institute Activity Center vaccination […]