November 2022

Congressional inquiry on Ceneco reset

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The congressional inquiry on complaints against the Central Negros Electric Cooperative at the House of Representatives has been reset from November 29 to December 5, disclosed Bacolod Rep. Greg Gasataya. Gasataya said he was informed of


Senators assure NIR passage

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Senate President Juan Miguel Zubiri and Senator Juan Victor Ejercito yesterday assured Negrenses that the proposed Negros Island Region has a good chance to be approved in the Senate. Ejercito, chair of the Senate Local Government


Christ involves us all in his mission

On the Feast of St. Andrew, the Apostle, celebrated on November 30, we are presented with the gospel story about how he, his brother, Peter, and two other brothers, James and John, were called by Christ. (cfr. Mt 4,18-22) It


The Bonifacio legacy

Along with national hero Jose Rizal, Andres Bonifacio is the only other Filipino hero that is honored with a non-working holiday for his contribution towards shaping our national identity. Bonifacio Day, which we celebrate today, commemorates his birthday. Andres Bonifacio


Provincial Wildlife Month culminates

OIC-PENRO Joan Nathaniel Gerangaya of DENR-PENRO Negros Occidental led this year’s Negros Wildlife Foot Parade with the Philippine Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc., CENROs Bago, Cadiz, Kabankalan, Mount Kanla-on Natural Park, Northern Negros Natural Park and Tañon Strait Protected Seascape with the


Tokyo Olympian holds swimming clinic

The Negros Occidental Golf and Country Club Swimming Team, together with Philippine Swimming Inc. (PSI), recently hosted 2022 Tokyo Olympian Remedy Alexis Rule on November 27. Rule came to Bacolod City to conduct a one-day swimming clinic dubbed “Rule the

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We ask for blessing for ourselves, our homes, our vehicles, our religious articles and practically for everything. We ask it from our priests and parents. We train our children to kiss the hand of their elders in a gesture of

SP urges improvements for Handumanan cemetery

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO A resolution urging Mayor Alfredo Abelardo Benitez to strongly consider allocating funds for the renovation, improvement, and building of additional graves for the Handumanan Public Cemetery, was approved by the Bacolod Sangguniang Panlungsod Wednesday. The resolution

84 add’l cops to secure Cadiz Dinagsa Festival

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office sent 84 police personnel to help secure the highlights of the Cadiz City “Dinagsa Festival”, disclosed provincial police spokesperson PCapt. Judesses Catalogo yesterday. Aside from the Negros Occidental Police Provincial

6 NegOcc drug groups dismantled

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Philippine National Police reported yesterday dismantling six local drug groups in Negros Occidental. Classified as dismantled by the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office are Burgos, Bacus, Divinagracia, Ramos, Macundato and Virtucio Drug Groups. PCapt. Judesses

Capitol denies MR of 4 dismissed employees

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Provincial Legal Office denied the motion for reconsideration filed by four Capitol employees who were dismissed from the government service for grave misconduct. Provincial Legal Officer Atty. Alberto Nellas Jr. said the four respondents, namely

Photo of the Day

FLUVIAL PARADE. Two of the vessels that participated in the Dinagsa Festival fluvial parade for the feast of Sto. Niño de Cadiz despite the gloomy weather.* Bilis Cadiz Ugyon Cadiznon FB photo