BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Seven unidentified suspects burned a heavy equipment in Sitio Bulod, Brgy. Carabalan, Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental on Sept. 11. PLt. Col. Romeo Vargas, Himamaylan City police chief, however, said that the suspects spared the heavy equipment
Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson, Mayor Mark Golez, Rep. Jose Francisco Benitez and Provincial Engineer Ernie Mapa led the groundbreaking rites of the P100M Infectious Diseases Center at the Teresita Lopez Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City, Negros Occidental.* Capitol PIO photo
Concerned over the three-digit figure rise of COVID-19 infections for three consecutive days, Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia called on 20 barangay captains for an urgent online meeting late last week to discuss the sudden surge despite the local government’s
United Nations Children’s Fund Philippines chief of education Isy Faingold urged the Philippine government to draw from the experiences of other countries in safely reopening schools because the costs of prolonged school closure outweigh its benefits. Faingold noted how Indonesia,
Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia yesterday exhorted student-grantees of the government’s Tertiary Education Subsidy (TES) to spend their money wisely and not waste the financial assistance they received on any gambling activity because it is intended for their essential educational needs.
The Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross of Christ (September 14) gives us the occasion to consider once again the importance of the cross in our life. Let’s savor some words of the readings used on that feast’s
Carlos Hilado Memorial State College turned over 500 sets of Personal Protective Equipment to its institutional partners who are in the frontline of the ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in a ceremony held on September 16, 2021, at the
Filipino Carlo Biado defeated Singaporean Aloysius Yapp, 13-8, in the finals to win the US Open 9-Ball Pool Championship at Harrah’s Resort, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA early Sunday morning. Biado’s never say die attitude paid off when down to
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The reelection bid of Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson and Vice Gov. Jeffrey Ferrer tandem continues to gain widespread support from all local chief executives in Negros Occidental, following the meeting of Love Negros members on Sept.
Power demand is now showing signs of improvement, an indication of the country’s continued economic recovery amid the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, a top official of Aboitiz Power Corp. said on Monday. “Power is picking up this year coming from
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 to ensure quicker and more efficient disbursement of cash payments.