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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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

Coast Guard gets 4 rubber boats

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Coast Guard Station (CGS) Northern Negros Occidental yesterday received four rubber boats and an Outboard Motor (OBM) from Ramel Uy, Chief Executive Officer of the Clinica de Alternativo Medicina and Radyo Bandera. The additional floating

97 add’l modernized jeepneys for Bacolod City

The United Negros Transport Cooperative (UNETCO) launched 97 Class 2 FAW Modernized Public Utility Vehicle (MPUV) units, at the Central Hall, Ayala Malls Capitol Central recently. Thirty of the 97 MPUV units have already been delivered to the city while

Bacolod SP pushes breastfeeding

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO An ordinance promoting breastfeeding and requiring the establishment of lactation stations in all health and non-health institutions/establishments in the City of Bacolod, was passed by the Bacolod Sangguniang Panlungsod on first reading recently. Authored by Councilor

Expenditure payments authorized by city council

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO A resolution authorizing payment of various expenditures requested by the city mayor amounting to P2.7 million, chargeable against the September to November 2022 Pagcor fund executive share, was approved by the Bacolod Sangguniang Panlungsod Wednesday. The