May 14, 2022

Maximum tolerance for WV cops during rallies

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Police commanders in Western Visayas have been ordered to exercise maximum tolerance in dealing with demonstrators protesting of the outcome of May 9 elections. PBrig. Gen. Flynn Dongbo, regional police director of Western Visayas, however issued


Arrested couple yields P1.18M in shabu

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN More than P1.18 million worth of suspected shabu was seized yesterday by the police in another buy bust operation at Purok Kapawa in Brgy Punta Taytay, Bacolod City. Nabbed by operatives of the Bacolod City Police


Wage hike for WV private workers, househelp

The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) in Western Visayas has endorsed to the National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC) up to P450 daily minimum wage for workers in private establishments and P500 monthly increase for the salary of


Tan meets GMA, presumptive VP Sara

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO Former Bacolod councilor Ricardo Tan was invited by former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (GMA) during a dinner she and her family hosted for presumptive Vice President Sara Duterte Thursday in Manila. Also present were former First Gentleman


Hari ng Pilipinas pageant on

The official candidates of Hari ng Pilipinas 2022 with provincial pageant director Joelito Aspan Orencio Jr. (center), during the sashing ceremony and press presentation at the Northwest Inn Hotel in Bacolod City yesterday.*


The distinctive mark of a true Christian

Christ said it very clearly. “This is how all will know that you are my disciples if you have love for one another,” he said. (Jn 13,35) And in another instance, he described how this love for one another should


Red tagging and book burning?

Who would’ve thought that an online sale on children’s books on dictatorship and Martial Law would prompt the country’s intelligence chief to express alarm and claim without basis that it is part of a communist plot to “radicalize” Filipino children?


8.3% GDP growth to bolster biz confidence

An economist of Juwai IQI Global has seen the country’s 8.3-percent gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the first quarter of the year as a good launch pad for the next administration to pursue its economic agenda. The chief economist

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An eventful event

This important epiphany came in the form of a powder puff of a dress worn by a VIP board member of French movie star-looks Patrick Litré’s think tank of over-the-top global autocrats. This event would bring me inside an exclusive

Let’s always feel God’s constant love for us

“As the Father loves me, so I also love you.” (Jn 15,9) Words of Christ that are worth engraving indelibly in our mind and heart. They clearly show us how much God loves us. Imagine, the love that God the

US-Asean Summit sends strong signal to invest in PH

The success of the recent US-Asean Special Summit sends a strong message of pushing for deeper economic engagement between the US and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) member states, especially on more jobs and investments for the Philippines. Hosted

True love described

Christ said it very clearly. He who is not only the fullness of the revelation of God but is also the embodiment of what true love is said: “Love one another as I love you. No one has greater love

Balisacan accepts chief economist post

Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) chairperson Arsenio Balisacan confirmed on Monday that he has accepted the position as socioeconomic planning chief of the incoming administration. “Upon the invitation of presumptive President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., I have decided to help meet the

BCPO seizes P1.3M in shabu

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN An estimated P1.3 million worth of suspected shabu was recovered yesterday by the police during a buy-bust operation at Purok Neptune in Brgy. Singcang Airport, Bacolod City. PCol. Joseph Thomas Martir, director of the Bacolod City