PCG assists 2 missing fishermen off Binalbagan waters

Photo courtesy of PCG

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has aided two fishermen who went missing off the coast of Binalbagan, Negros Occidental, on December 15, 2021 while on a fishing trip. Joevel M. Tipon, 29, and Noel Dela Cruz, 19, both of Sitio Pasil, Barangay Enclaro, Binalbagan, have been identified as the missing fisherman who have not returned… Continue reading PCG assists 2 missing fishermen off Binalbagan waters

Entangled whale shark found dead in Negros Occidental

Photo courtesy of Eren Borja

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) reported on Monday that a whale shark died after becoming entangled in a fish pen in the southern town of Pulupandan in Negros Occidental on Saturday night. When fisherman Nelson Lim and his four crewmen checked the cage about a kilometer from the shoreline, they discovered the dead whale shark.… Continue reading Entangled whale shark found dead in Negros Occidental

Residents in Silay City burn CPP-NPA flags, swear allegiance to government

In a ceremony performed at the village covered court on Saturday (August 28, 2021), a group of farmworkers and other villagers in Barangay E. Lopez, Silay City, Negros Occidental, burned communist-terrorist flags and pledged loyalty to the government. In the presence of Mayor Mark Golez and officials from the Philippine Army and the Philippine National… Continue reading Residents in Silay City burn CPP-NPA flags, swear allegiance to government

Philippine Army troops seize 2 CPP-NPA hideouts in Negros Occidental

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In separate operations in southern Negros Occidental earlier this week, Philippine Army troops seized two Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) hideouts. According to the 3rd Infantry Division (ID), soldiers from the 94th Infantry Battalion (IB) overran the communist-terrorist lair in Sitio Buko, Barangay Tan-awan in Kabankalan City on July 22, while troops… Continue reading Philippine Army troops seize 2 CPP-NPA hideouts in Negros Occidental