BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Physicians Licensure Examination 2021 topnotcher Maria Inez Sellado Benedicto of La Carlota City, Negros Occidental, wants to serve her community first, prior to her medical residency program. Benedicto, younger sister of La Carlota City Councilor Richard
BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO Central Negros Electric Cooperative pushed thru with the conduct of its 43rd Annual General Membership Assembly (AGMA) yesterday despite the opposition of consumers groups in Bacolod City. A silent protest was staged in front of the
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN As Metro Manila nears 85 vaccination rate, the League of Provinces of the Philippines is asking the national government for them to be also given attention in the distribution of vaccines, disclosed Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson.
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN A suspected member of the New People’s Army facing murder charges was arrested on September 25 by army soldiers and police troopers in Brgy. Linantuyan, Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental. Nabbed was Robert Estorco, alias Janggo, a
Education Secretary Leonor Briones yestereday said there are now 90 public schools that “will be pushing through with conduct the pilot limited face-to-face classes” on November 15. In a Palace press briefing, Briones said the goal of the Department of
The Department of Health (DOH) yesterday reported 3,656 new COVID-19 cases, the country’s lowest daily tally in over three months. The new infections brought the total number of active cases nationwide to 67,061, according to the DOH latest case bulletin.
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Six negative pressure ambulances used to transport infected patients, which are regarded as the key point in the containment of COVID-19, are now ready for use by the provincial government of Negros Occidental. Gov. Eugenio Jose
BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO An ordinance granting tax relief to taxpayers with unpaid business taxes in the City of Bacolod through condonation of penalties, interest and surcharges imposed on them, was approved by the Bacolod Sangguniang Panlungsod recently. Councilor Dindo
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Senator Sherwin Gatchalian is pushing for the return to face-to-face classes and its budget allocation in Congress to ensure that its trial run on November 15 will be smooth sailing. The distance learning modality does not
BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bacolod will not be endorsing any local/national candidate or party in the May 2022 presidential and vice presidential elections. Bacolod Bishop Patricio Buzon yesterday said everything is political but when it