The signature pose of Senators Panfilo “Ping” Lacson and Vicente “Tito” Sotto, who are running for president and vice president in the May 2022 elections, respectively, under the revived political Partido Reporma party and Nationalist People’s Coalition.*GPB photo

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Lacson, Sotto: Hands off Bacolod politics

September 17, 2021

The signature pose of Senators Panfilo “Ping” Lacson and Vicente “Tito” Sotto, who are running for president and vice president in the May 2022 elections, respectively, under the revived political...

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Negros quarantine facilities eyed as ‘field hospitals’

September 17, 2021

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The provincial government of Negros Occidental is seeking an approval from the Department of Health on its proposal to make quarantine facilities as “field hospitals,” as...

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Duterte appoints Arevalo as new 3ID chief

September 17, 2021

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Maj. Gen.  Benedict Arevalo is back in Western Visayas, as commanding general of the Army’s 3rd Infantry Division. The designation of Arevalo as incoming 3ID commander...

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Hundreds flock to register at Comelec

September 17, 2021

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO Hundreds continue to flock to the Commission on Elections- Bacolod Satellite Office yesterday as the September 30 deadline of the continuing voter’s registration draws near. Wilfredo...

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Lacson-Ferrer tandem gets Metro Third backing

September 17, 2021

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Metro Third District mayors also joined the bandwagon supporting the reelection bid of Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson and Vice Gov. Jeffrey Ferrer. At the same...

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2 top NPA leaders neutralized, 10 others freed

September 16, 2021

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The elite Special Action Force commandos of the Philippine National Police declared to have inflicted a major blow to the South West Front of the Komiteng...

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BUSINESS

Lending apps’ privacy violations condemned

The National Privacy Commission and finance groups on Wednesday “strongly” condemned the harvesting of excessive information of some online lending platforms such as saving their users’ contact lists and photo galleries. In a joint statement, the NPC, Fintech Alliance.PH, the

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Lending apps’ privacy violations condemned

September 17, 2021

The National Privacy Commission and finance groups on Wednesday “strongly” condemned the harvesting of excessive information of some online lending platforms such as saving their users’ contact lists and photo...

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BSP, AFD sign P41.3M financial inclusion grant

September 17, 2021

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) signed a grant facility agreement of 700,000 Euros (around P41.3 million) aiming at supporting the BSP to increase capacities for financial...

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Landbank, LTFRB improves PUV operator cash payout

September 17, 2021

The Land Bank of the Philippines has teamed up with the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in the relaunch of the Service Contracting Program for public utility vehicle operators...

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Dumaguete port passes surveillance audit

September 16, 2021

The Bureau of Customs Cebu-Subport of Dumaguete, the first Subport to obtain ISO Certification, successfully maintained its ISO-Certified status after breezing through the Surveillance Audit conducted by TüvSüd Management Service...

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STARLIFE

Francisco-Taño nuptials

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO Dexter Francisco and April Taño exchanged marriage vows at rites officiated by Rev. Salvador Parpa, Jr. in Bacolod City on September 11. Dexter is the son of Danilo and Felicidad Francisco of Bicol, while April is

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Goin’ up, stay’ng up

ShapeUp’s Empress Mitos Seva Cooper opened her fab, fav ShapeUp gym at last, after so many months of renovations! This physical workout Mecca is located at the circumferential road right next to her Shell gasoline station and across the Preschools

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