May 5, 2023

PAGASA expects rains over NegOcc due to LPA, ITCZ

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Non-stop rains continued pouring on Negros Occidental from Wednesday until yesterday, due to the low pressure area embedded along the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ). The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) reported yesterday that


2 OPA employees issued show cause orders

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Provincial Legal Office has issued show cause orders against two more employees of the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist, in connection with the missing 789 missing sacks of fertilizers valued at P2,367,000, at the Rice


Electricity cut in 5 Bacolod public schools

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The disconnection of electricity in five public elementary and high schools in Bacolod City Wednesday could just have been a result of miscommunication between Ceneco, the Department of Education, and City Hall. This was the explanation


1,000 indigents avail free surgeries

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN More than 1,000 indigent beneficiaries availed of free minor and major surgical operations during a medical mission held at the Valladolid District Hospital, spearheaded by the Nikki Cares Foundation and joined by the Makati Medical Center


Grandma, 3 others collared in buy bust ops

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Separate buy bust operations by the police on May 3 led to the arrest a 72-year-old woman and three other drug suspects in cities of Silay and Talisay, Negros Occidental, yielding an estimated P44,000 worth of


Bacolod to host Philippine Chemistry Congress

Bacolod City will host the 37th edition of the Philippine Chemistry Congress from July 26 to 28 at the SMX Convention Center, a press release from the organizers said. Planned in 2020, the hosting of the international scientific event at

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MassKara dancers to perform in NYC

The world-renowned MassKara Festival dancers of Bacolod City will perform in New York City for the first time, during the 125th Philippine Independence Anniversary Commemoration Parade on June 4. The performers will be comprised of 22 dancers from the multi-awarded

MORE Power to invest P4B in Ceneco JVA

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN MORE Electric and Power Corporation (MORE Power) of business tycoon Enrique Razon will invest about P4 billion in the proposed Joint Venture Agreement with Central Negros Electric Cooperative, as about 1,000 barangay leaders in 61 barangays

DOH immunization extended, NegOcc remains top performer

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Chikiting Ligtas campaign of the Department of Health, which is supposed to end May 31, has been extended to June 16, with 117,949 children remaining for vaccination in Western Visayas. Negros Occidental, on the other

NCCA awards P400K grant for heritage district workshop

A financial grant of P400,000 from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) was awarded to the local government unit of Silay for its proposal, “Capability Building Seminar-Workshop for a Resilient and Sustainable Heritage District.” According to a

5 drug arrests yield P4.5M in shabu

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The arrest of five drug suspects in series of buy bust operations on May 31 and June 1, in highly urbanized Bacolod City, as well as in cities of Himamaylan and Victorias, Negros Occidental, respectively, led

Practical implications of Pentecost

Pentecost Sunday ends the Easter Season and leads us back to what we call as Ordinary Time in our liturgical calendar, the timepiece that enables us to live sacramentally with Christ as he continues with his redemptive work through the