May 24, 2023

State of calamity declared in San Enrique

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Stressing that it was merely the sentiment of its members, the Sangguniang Bayan of San Enrique passed a resolution declaring a state of calamity, due to recording more than 1,800 hog deaths in the municipality, Vice


Fight for good governance not yet over – Leni

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN / CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO She may have lost in the presidential race, but former Vice President Leni Robredo yesterday said the “fight is not over, for good governance.” Robredo, who attended the first general assembly of


UNegA secretary: Members may join KNP

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN United Negros Alliance secretary Salvador Escalante yesterday raised the possibility that UNegA members may join the newly organized political movement- Kilusan ng Nagkakaisang Pilipino (KNP), which is applying for accreditation with the Commission on Election as


2 slain, 2 captured rebels identified

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Families of four New People’s Army rebels who recently died in a gun battle with Army soldiers in Brgy. Trinidad, Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental, have availed of burial and financial assistance from the City Task Force-ELCAC,


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An Air Force Blackhawk helicopter supports the focused military operations of the Philippine Army in central Negros.*62IB photo


Dangerous heat

Earth’s surface temperature is on track to rise 2.7 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels by 2100, which will push more than two billion people – 22 percent of projected global population – well outside the climate comfort zone that has


Fleur De Vie exhibit at McCafe

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The Negrense Artists Circle, Inc., opened a group art exhibit titled “Fleur De Vie” on May 18 at McCafe, McDonalds Upper East, Bacolod City. “Fluer De Vie” or flower of life, is an exhibit with an

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Six Negros solons cast ‘Yes’ votes for divorce bill

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Six Negros island solons joined 125 of their colleagues in the House of Representatives Bill that proposes the introduction of absolute divorce in the country as an alternative mode of dissolving irreparably broken or dysfunctional marriages.

PDP core group in Negros intact – Hinlo

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Unfazed by the resignation of about 60 elected officials in Negros Occidental who are Partido Demokratikong Pilipino members, PDP deputy secretary general for Visayas, Atty. Jesus “Jayvee” Hinlo Jr. yesterday said that their core group in

Bacolod Chicken Inasal Fest starts grilling

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The official opening of the Bacolod Chicken Inasal Festival will be held today at the North Capitol Road at 6 p.m., after the simultaneous opening of the Bacolod Chicken Inasal Festival Food Expo at the North

BingoPlus partnership with MUPH 2024 a success

BingoPlus, a comprehensive entertainment platform in the country and provider of online tongits, bingo, and perya games, delivered a fun-filled and entertaining year for the pageant scene in the country as the brand successfully presented Miss Universe Philippines (MUPH) 2024.

DA to push cloud seeding – guv

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Department of Agriculture (DA) will push through with cloud seeding operations, as the rains being experienced in Western Visayas “is not very constant yet,” according to Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson. Lacson said he

Bodyscapes photography workshop set

The Camera Club of Negros announced a one-day Bodyscape Photography Workshop to be led by renowned photographer Ricky Ladia on June 22, in Bacolod City. The comprehensive workshop is designed for photographers of all skill levels, from beginners eager to