January 18, 2023

Sell seized sugar through Kadiwa stores – SRA

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Sugar Regulatory Administrator David Thaddeus Alba yesterday said that he will recommend the selling of 80,000 confiscated bags of sugar to the public, through the Kadiwa rolling stores. In a statement, Alba said that he will


NIR TWG to consult governors on division of agencies

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Technical Working Group of Negros Island Region will consult the three governors of Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental and Siquijor, the provinces which will compose the proposed Negros Island Region, to decide the “best way on


Consumer group vs CENECO launched

Consumer advocates in Negros will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. today at the Negros Press Club (NPC) Media Center, to launch the Protect and Save the CENECO Consumers (PSCC), a movement spearheaded by Power Watch Negros Advocates Inc.,


Court case vs Baciwa, Primewater JVA to proceed

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The Nineteenth Division of the Court of Appeals (CA) granted the petition filed by the convenors of Amlig Tubig in the case they logged against the Bacolod City Water District, Primewater Infrastructure Corp, Romeo Sabater (in


The making of the self-righteous

What is to be self-righteous? It’s when we base our idea of what is right and wrong, good and bad on our own estimation of things with hardly any reference to God. Or there might be some references to God,


Full impact

International Monetary Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva last week warned countries have yet to see the full impact of tightening financial conditions and that central banks still have some way to go in the battle with inflation. Global growth is expected


Himamaylan expands scholarship program

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The City of Himamaylan will be increasing its number of scholars for private schools for school year 2003-2204. Himamaylan Vice Mayor Justin Dominic Gatuslao announced that despite the reduction in their overall budget, their flagship program

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Bacolod filmfest slated for September

The Bacolod City government has launched a film festival which will serve as a platform to showcase the creativity of filmmakers residing in the city, develop film appreciation, and further promote the local film industry. In accordance with the recently

P50M water district rehab breaks ground in Kabankalan

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN A P50 million Water District Rehabilitatiion and Waterline Improvement project is soon to benefit Kabankalan City residents in Negros Occidental, following its groundbreaking on April 15, which was led by Senate President Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri.


Today’s gospel gives us Luke’s version of the risen Lord’s appearance to his apostles on Easter night. The apostles and some disciples were gathered in a locked room when Jesus stood in their midst and greeted them Peace. Thinking they

Bacolod booters competing in 2024 Laguna Premier Cup

Bacolod City will be represented by the Bacolod Football League (BFL) Elite in the 2024 Laguna Premier Cup, a press release from the organizers said. The Laguna Premier Cup will be held from April 13 to 14 at the Laguna

Hotel chain reveals new chefs

Park Inn by Radisson proudly announces the appointment of two culinary virtuosos to spearhead its gastronomic endeavors in Bacolod and Iloilo, a press release from the hotel management said. Chef Rufino “Fines” Dungca Jr. assumes the role of Executive Chef