September 11, 2021

Gold medalist Diaz honored

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The provincial government of Negros Occidental yesterday honored lone Filipino Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz by recognizing her as an “adopted daughter” of the province during an activity held at the Provincial Capitol Social Hall in

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Bascon to run for Himamaylan mayor

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Negros Occidental Board Member Ernesto Agustin Bascon yesterday confirmed that he is running for mayor of Himamaylan City, challenging incumbent Mayor Raymond Tongson. Prior to his announcement, Bascon said that he had asked permission from Gov.

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Social pension distributed

Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia attended to the senior citizens in Barangay Villamonte, Bacolod City as they received their social pension payout yesterday. Each recipient received P3,000 representing their social pension for the second semester of 2021 (July to December). A

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Seeing through the eyes of Christ

We need to realize that we can only see things properly and understand them properly as well when we know how to see things through the eyes of Christ. This can be lesson we can derive from that gospel episode

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Protector?

According to the Constitution, the mandate of the office of the Ombudsman as protectors of the people is to act promptly on complaints filed in any form or manner against officers or employees of the Government and enforce their administrative,

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Bacoleña places 2nd in vet licensure exams

Dr. Carmela Marie Bongco Lizares placed second in the Veterinarian Licensure Examination conducted by the Board of Veterinary Medicine in August and September 2021. Lizares’ rating of 84.52 placed her second among 275 other exam passers from all over the

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‘Jolina’ leaves P286-M agri, infra damage

Typhoon Jolina has so far left a total of P286,772,948 worth of damage to agriculture and infrastructure as it swept through parts of Luzon and the Visayas. In its update as of 8 a.m. Friday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction

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37.7M COVID doses jabbed

The Philippines has administered 37,728,114 doses of coronavirus disease 2019 vaccines nationwide as of September 9, the National Task Force Against Covid-19 reported on Friday. The National Covid-19 vaccination dashboard data showed 21,589,180 received their first dose while 16,138,934 have

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2 top NPA leaders neutralized, 10 others freed

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 Rehiyonal- Negros/Cebu/Bohol/Siquijor, following the death and capture of its top

DOH-CHD6: Bacolod high risk, NegOcc moderate

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Negros Occidental remains at COVID-19 Alert Level 3, while Bacolod City is now on Alert Level 4, with health care utilization rate at high risk, according to a report of the Department of Health Center for

Tongson hoping for coalition endorsement

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Himamaylan City Mayor Raymund Tongson yesterday said that he is hoping to get the endorsement and support of the leaders of Love Negros- United Negros Alliance (UNegA) coalition for the 2022 elections. This was after Negros

Hidilyn to voters: Choose wisely

Olympian Hidilyn Diaz taking a selfie with her gold medal and members of the local media and Provincial Capitol employees.* Alejandro Alvarez photo

Bascon to run for Himamaylan mayor

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Negros Occidental Board Member Ernesto Agustin Bascon yesterday confirmed that he is running for mayor of Himamaylan City, challenging incumbent Mayor Raymond Tongson. Prior to his announcement, Bascon said that he had asked permission from Gov.

Social pension distributed

Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia attended to the senior citizens in Barangay Villamonte, Bacolod City as they received their social pension payout yesterday. Each recipient received P3,000 representing their social pension for the second semester of 2021 (July to December). A