November 23, 2022

No apprehension of PUVs without franchises – Albee

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The two-week reprieve ends today but there will be no apprehension of traditional public utility vehicles without franchises. This was announced yesterday by Bacolod City Mayor Alfredo Abelardo “Albee” Benitez, following a closed door meeting with


P104T in pork-related products seized

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Provincial Veterinarian Office reported yesterday that P104,143 worth of pork-related products from areas where Asian Swine Fever has been detected, were confiscated and burned, after being seized upon entering the ports and airport of Negros


Victorias City starts P17M infra projects

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Not just one but four. Mayor Javier Miguel Benitez yesterday led a series of groundbreaking ceremonies for various infrastructure projects, including a transport terminal, Bahay Pag-asa Youth Center, Senior Citizen and Sangguniang Kabataan pavilions with a


SP urges water supply and quality council convened

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The Bacolod Sangguniang Panlungsod is requesting Mayor Alfredo Abelardo Benitez to convene the Local Water Supply and Quality Monitoring Council pursuant to City Ordinance No. 08-14-668 series of 2014. The resolution authored by Councilor Claudio Puentevella


San Carlos celebrates 12th Localized Wildlife Month

San Carlos City opened the 12th Localized Wildlife Month celebration on November 21, anchored on the theme “Recovering Key Species for Ecosytem Restoration.” City Environment and Natural Resources Officer, Engr. Loreto Sanchez of the City Environment Management Office (CEMO), SP


Photo of the Day

PICTURESQUE. A beachcomber and photographer separately enjoy the blue hour in Punta Taytay, Bacolod City, Negros Occidental.* Dennis John Reyes/CCN photo


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

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2 rebels killed in Moises Padilla gun battle

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Two more suspected New People’s Army rebels yesterday died in renewed armed clashes with Army soldiers in Sitio Binataan, Brgy. Quintin Remo, Moises Padilla, Negros Occidental. Brig. Gen. Inocencio Pasaporte, 303rd Infantry Brigade commander, disclosed that

3 more environment awards for EB Magalona

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The municipality of EB Magalona continues its winning streak in environment competitions by winning three more major awards during the 2nd Awarding Ceremony of the Provincial Environment and Management Office (PEMO) at the Negros Residences in

Rebel nabbed in Isabela faces murder charges

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN An alleged member of the Regional Strike Force of the Komiteng Rehiyonal Negros/Cebu/Bohol/Siquijor, was captured by police and military personnel during a joint manhunt operation in Brgy. San Agustin, Isabela, Negros Occidental, on November 27. Nabbed

Like superheroes with great feats

Persons with disabilities are seldom covered by the media and when they are featured, they are often negatively stereotyped. That is why the United Nations continues to emphasize how stories that media reports “can deeply influence public opinion and establish

8th National Bicycle Day celebrated

More or less 200 biking enthusiasts from different biking groups and organizations in Negros Occidental joined in the 8th National Bicycle Day at the Ecopark of Calatrava town. DENR-PENRO Negros Occidental led by OIC-PENRO Joan Nathaniel Gerangaya fully supported the

Softball tournament champs named

The three teams that emerged victorious in the Abanse Negrense softball tournament finals in Brgy. Blumentritt, Murcia on November 26-27, were Education and Training Center School II (ETCS II), Negros Occidental High School (NOHS), and Talisay City in the Majors, Juniors,