September 26, 2022

P8M for BacCHP from Paduano

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Abang Lingkod Partylist Rep. Joseph Stephen Paduano announced that he will add P8 million to the funds for the Bacolod City Comprehensive Health Program (BacCHP), introduced by Mayor Alfredo Abelardo Benitez, for use this year. The


Army to probe source of rebel ammo

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Army’s 303rd Infantry Brigade tasked its Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit to trace the origin of about 2,000 live 7.62mm ammunition, which was among the war materials recovered by 94th Infantry Battalion soldiers on September 22


Consumer groups press Ceneco secession from NEA

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO Leaders of consumers’ groups in Negros have agreed to issue a “Declaration of Secession from National Electrification Administration (NEA) Supervision and for Ceneco to register with the Cooperative Development (CDA).” Power Watch Negros Advocates secretary general


Off-duty CAFGU assassinated

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Four suspected New People’s Army assassins shot and killed an off-duty member of the Civilian Armed Forces Geographical Unit on September 24 in Sitio Kabayabasan, Brgy. Montilla, Moises Padilla, Negros Occidental. The victim was identified as


Bacolod dengue death toll rises to 10

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO A six-year-old girl from Barangay 12, Bacolod City succumbed to dengue, bringing the total number of dengue-related deaths in the city to 10, as of September 10. Barangays Mansilingan, Taculing and 12 are considered hot spot


Christ wants us to be child-like

It’s intriguing to note that while Christ wants us to be as mature and tough as we can be, he also wants us to be like a child. I suppose this is again one of the paradoxes he is fond


Flexibility and progress

Business process outsourcing firms located in the country’s ecozones may now carry on with the work from home (WFH) arrangement for up to 30 percent of their workforce until the end of this year, while they work on the transfer


Tabuena artwork at Charlie’s Art Gallery

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO A collection of Filipino painter and printmaker Romeo Villalva Tabuena’s works is on display at Charlie’s Art Gallery in Italia Restaurant, Brgy. Mandalagan, Bacolod City starting September 21. Tabuena was born in Iloilo City but moved


Masskaride set for Oct. 1

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN More than 2,500 cyclists are expected on October 1, riding in their best Masskara costume for the Masskaride, which will take place the day after the official kick off of the first Masskara Festival under the

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Perseverance with God always

Christ warned us about what to expect in life if we are to take our Christianity seriously. “They will seize and persecute you, they will hand you over to the synagogues and to prisons, and they will have you led

Holiday zone

The first regular Christmas season is fast approaching and we are just getting used to how pre-pandemic life was during this time of year. With December quickly coming up, parties, gatherings, reunions, monito-monita, something-somethings, preparations for Christmas parties and presentations

PSO concludes beach volleyball tourney

The Abanse Negrense Beach Volleyball Tournament Provincial Championships reached its conclusion at the Pana-ad Park and Stadium in Brgy. Alijis, Bacolod City on November 25-26, with 4 LGU teams named champions in different age categories, including Silay A, Bacolod City, Bago

San Carlos anti-drug abuse program launched

The local government of San Carlos through the San Carlos City Anti-Drug Abuse Council and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) kicked off “Buhay Ingatan, Droga’y Ayawan (BIDA)” program at Brgy. Guadalupe covered court in the city

Let’s be always prepared

This is not meant to scare anyone, but the fact is that the end of time, the end of the world can come anytime. If we have some common sense, we should know that the natural thing for us to

2-day Pintaflores football festival

The City Sports Office, in partnership with the San Carlos Negros Football Club, held a two-day Pintaflores Football Festival at SJRI Fields Center Mall Grounds, San Carlos City, Negros Occidental on November 19-20. A total of 249 teams from different