June 2, 2023

Province hits 87.24% of Chikiting Ligtas target

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Negros Occidental is still leading Western Visayas in the Department of Health Tsikiting Ligtas 2023 campaign, as the Provincial Health Office immunized 194,177 children with ages five years and below, which as of May 31, is


Pork meat safe to eat – NegOr officials

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Local officials in Negros Oriental have assured the public that pork and pork products are safe to eat, despite confirmed reports of ASF infection in Dauin and Sibulan towns. A statement issued by the provincial government


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


Still no classes in EB Magalona, Bago City

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The suspension of face to face classes in Bago City and EB Magalona in Negros Occidental has been extended until today due to the prevailing southwest monsoon. Bago City Mayor Nicholas Yulo, however enjoined schools to


Army chief lauds 3ID for excellent job

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Philippine Army has lauded its 3rd Infantry Division for a job well done in Western and Central Visayas, for launching focused military and intelligence operations that effectively weakened the capabilities and influence of the New


Sagay indigent families get new homes

Mayor Narciso “Narwin” Javelosa Jr. led the turnover of housing units to 146 families from six barangays, during a ceremony held on May 30 at Taliambong Activity Center in Sagay City, Negros Occidental. Javelosa, in his speech disclosed the housing


670 get DSWD medical, educational assistance

A total of 670 residents of Victorias City and EB Magalona in Negros Occidental, recently received medical and educational assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development. Of the beneficiaries in Brgy. 7, Victorias City, 245 got a total


Photo of the Day

FOGGY. The national highway along Don Salvador Benedicto, the summer capital of Negros Occidental, has been blanketed with fog at times over the past few days, as classes in some LGUs have been suspended due to inclement weather.* Jade Paul Morin/CCN photo

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2 Himamaylan encounters yield high powered guns, ammo

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Two high powered guns and assorted ammunition were recovered by soldiers of the 94th Infantry Battalion, following two successive armed skirmishes with New People’s Army remnants in Sitio Bulasot, Brgy. Buenavista, Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, on

Bacolod City declares illegal parking crackdown

In a bid to instill discipline among operators of public utility vehicles (PUVs), private vehicles, and tricycles, the Bacolod Traffic Authority Office (BTAO) has initiated a campaign against illegal parking in Bacolod City, a press release from City Hall said.

Nurturing and empowering

Amuma, the theme of the 37th Negros Trade Fair’s theme is apt for what NTF organizers have been doing for individuals who are in the spectrum for two years now. Amuma is a Hiligaynon word which means “to nurture”, “to

12 armed rebels surrender in northern Negros

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Philippine Army reported another setback suffered by the New People’s Army in northern Negros, as 12 of their members yesterday gave up to the Army’s 79th Infantry Battalion in Sagay City, Negros Occidental, and surrendered

VMC elevates ‘Brigada Eskwela’

Taking the cue from the “Matatag” agenda of the Department of Education, the Victorias Milling Company (VMC) with VMC Foundation elevated their “Brigada Eskwela” program by redefining programs that will establish a better learning environment for the students in their

CitiHardware opens 98th store in Bago

Expressing confidence in the favorable business climate, one of the country’s leading and fastest growing construction retail stores is strengthening its presence nationwide by expanding its reach in Bago City, a press release from Bago PIO said. Rafael Rafinian, CitiHardware’s