March 6, 2023

NegOr Gov, 8 others killed

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Presidential sister and Senator Imee Marcos yesterday called for placing Negros Oriental under a “state of emergency,” in connection with the shooting rampage in Pamplona, Negros Oriental, on March 4, that claimed the lives of Gov.


Transport groups divided over nationwide strike

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Majority of transport groups in Bacolod City are not joining the nationwide transport strike today, except for the newly organized Bacolod Alliance for Commuters, Operators and Drivers (BACOD). It will be business as usual for drivers


1 dead, 11 hurt in poultry farm blaze

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO A male worker died, while 11 others were injured during a fire that hit the poultry production site of Ta-ala Farms Inc. in Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod City, on Saturday afternoon. The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)


Protest mounted vs SB 1869

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO A group of Negrenses are sending a petition to the Senate calling for the dropping of Senate Bill No. 1869 and to urge the exit from the World Health Organization. The Xman group held a freedom


Let’s learn to be always forgiving

That’s a clear mark of a true Christian. Christ has told us clearly: “Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.” (Lk 6,36) There are no ifs and buts in these words. In fact, Christ continued to say: “Do not


Little transfigurations

Now and then we experience moments when God feels so close and so real. They don’t have to be extraordinary events like the apparitions or visions of the saints. They can occur during an ordinary or banal activity, like the


Fighting deforestation

A new study published in the journal Nature that used satellite observations over the recent decades to confirm predictions in climate change computer models that rainfall would lessen across the tropics as more forest is cut down, confirmed that large-scale


Dominant BTTHS cagers take UNBL Aspirants Cup

Bacolod Tay Tung High School (BTTHS) Team – A was crowned champion of the 1st United Negros Basketball League Aspirants Basketball Cup 2023, Saturday, at the BTTHS Po Hang Gymnasium.  BTTHS dominated both ends of the court to overwhelm STI West Negros University

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P1.6M shabu seized in Negros Occidental

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The arrest of seven drug suspects in separate buy bust operations in Negros Occidental, on March 13 and 14, has yielded P1.6 million in illegal drugs. More than P1 million worth of suspected shabu was confiscated

SSS warns delinquent Victorias, Manapla employers

The Social Security System (SSS) conducted its Run After Contribution Evaders (RACE) campaign to remind non-compliant employers of their legal obligations under Republic Act No. 11199 otherwise known as Social Security Act of 2018.   SSS Vice President for Visayas West

Degamo slay suspect surrenders

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN A former Army soldier, reported by authorities to be a main player in the assassination of Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo, has surrendered on Friday to the Armed Forces of the Philippines in Negros Island, disclosed

Truck falls in ravine, 7 injured

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN A delivery truck fell into a ravine on Monday at Purok Talos in Brgy. Pandanon, Salvador Benedicto, Negros Occidental, resulting in injuries to its seven passengers. Injured were Robwel Barrientos, Diego Trinidad, Marilyn Cosme, Mark Anthony

Cholera, not amoebiases, behind San Carlos outbreak

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN It was a cholera, not amoebiases, outbreak in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental, City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management officer Joe Recalex Alingasa revealed yesterday. Citing findings of the Department of Health Epidemiology Bureau, Alingasa said

P1.2M property destroyed in Banago fire

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO About P1.2 million worth of properties were destroyed by fire in San Mateo Village 10, Brgy. Banago, Bacolod City, at about 6:52 a.m. yesterday. Based on reports of the Bureau of Fire Protection – Bacolod, the