November 24, 2022

Capitol to share best practices with Capital

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The sharing of the provincial government of Negros Occidental’s best practices with the Bacolod City government and other local government units got the approval of Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson, Provincial Administrator Atty. Rayfrando Diaz disclosed yesterday.


Army facilitates burial of slain rebel leader

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN After being abandoned by his comrades at the encounter site, the Army’s 62nd Infantry Battalion facilitated the decent burial of the suspected rebel leader who died in an encounter on November 21 in Sitio Banderahan, Guihulngan


Public market weighing scales calibration ongoing

The Revenue Inspection and Miscellaneous Services Section (RIMSS) of City Treasurer’s Office (CTO) – License Division, assisted by the City Legal Office (CLO) enforcement team, are conducting an ongoing calibration of weighing scales in public markets of Bacolod City. Seven


COVID-19 vaccination continues

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN While the demand for COVID-19 vaccination remains low, Provincial Inter Agency Task Force action officer Rayfrando Diaz yesterday said inoculation is still ongoing in Negros Occidental. Diaz said that there are still local government units getting


In Hinigaran, Binalbagan: DPWH completes P7.3M in projects

Meetings, gatherings, and other school-related activities will now be properly accommodated with a larger multi-purpose building at Negros Occidental National Agro-Industrial School of Home Industries (NONAISHI), in Hinigaran, Negros Occidental. The P2.4 million rehabilitation works include the construction of covered


Fibr black box for BCGC requested

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The Bacolod Sangguniang Panlungsod is urging the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) to install a network access point or Fibr Black Box in the premises of the Bacolod City Government Center to ensure the reliability


E. B. Magalona nutrition program wins award

The municipality of E. B. Magalona, through its Municipal Nutrition Committee (MNC), yesterday received the 2021 Green Banner Seal of Compliance (GBSC) from the National Nutrition Council (NNC) at the 2022 Regional Awarding Ceremony at the Diversion 21 Hotel in


Awards for 2 outstanding Cadiznons

Two outstanding Cadiznons received awards for the Governor’s Conservation Achievement (Individual Conservationist Category) and “Abanse Babaye para sa Dunang Manggad”, on Tuesday. Mary Jean Tanaya of the Cotcot Upland Farmers and Farmworkers Association (CUFFA) was one of the recipients of


Library and Information Services Month held

The San Carlos City Library joined the nation in opening the 32nd Library and Information Services Month celebration, with the theme “Mga Aklatan Bilang Kanlungan ng Karunungan: Tagapangalaga ng Kultura at Pamanang Lokal,” through a motorcade along the major thoroughfares

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Doers of God’s will

“Not everyone that saith to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven: but he that doth the will of my Father who is in heaven, he shall enter into the kingdom of heaven.” (Mt 7,21) It’s very

Sen. Marcos pushes importation to address food shortage

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Presidential sister and Senator Imee Marcos is pushing for the importation of some basic food items to address the shortages and rising prices, as she cited the spiraling cost of red onions, that is now pegged

Voter registration resumes Dec. 12

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The resumption of voter registration for the synchronized Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE) will start on December 12, disclosed yesterday by Provincial Comelec supervisor Atty. Ian Lee Ananoria. Ananoria said the voter registration is open

SP urges barangays to have sanitary inspectors

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The Bacolod Sangguniang Panlungsod is requesting Mayor Alfredo Abelardo Benitez to enjoin all barangay captains in Bacolod City to designate a barangay sanitary inspector (BSI) tasked on raising health and sanitation standards in their areas of

Negros Occ. sees UHC implementation by 2024

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The implementation of Universal Health Care Act in Negros Occidental is being eyed by 2024, disclosed Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday. Hopefully by then, the budget will be downloaded into the province and it will be

Consumer group intends to attend Ceneco inquiry

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO Power Watch Negros, a consumer rights group in the franchise area of Central Negros Electric Cooperative (Ceneco), submitted a position paper manifesting its intention to attend the face-to-face Congressional inquiry of the Committee on Energy. Wennie