September 9, 2023

Sen. Marcos not keen on NIR

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Presidential sister and Senator Imee Marcos does not appear to be keen on supporting the passage of proposed Negros Island Region in the Senate, as of this time. Marcos, who joined with Vice President and Education


Another Capitol OPA employee dismissed

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Engr. Jimbo Garsula has joined the list of employees assigned at the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist, who have been dismissed from government service for grave misconduct. His dismissal from government service was approved by Gov.


SP condoles with kin of former brgy kap Baker

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO A resolution expressing the profound condolences and deepest sympathies of the City Government of Bacolod to the bereaved family of the late former barangay captain Elizabeth Bolonia-Baker of Barangay 35, Bacolod City, was unanimously approved by


Sustain or suspend

If farm ecology and economics go wrong, nothing else will go right in agriculture. – M. S. Swaminathan It’s been said that sugarcane remains to be the major crop in Negros thus, its economy still largely depends on sugarcane. ARB


Value of human rights?

As the National Expenditure Program submitted to Congress by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) allotted only P976 million for the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) in 2024, which is P1 billion less than the commission’s original proposal of


Unemployment rate down in July

The number of unemployed Filipinos declined by 329,000 to 2.27 million in July this year from 2.60 million a year ago, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said. In a briefing yesterday, National Statistician Dennis Mapa reported the results of the

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Break the Silence event held in Negros

CAMELEON Association Inc., a non-governmental organization dedicated to ending child sexual abuse held its first Break the Silence conference on September 22, at Bacolod City Government Center. Break the Silence (BTS) is an annual conference held by CAMELEON to call

450 show up for Victorias obstacle race

The first-ever Ultimate Obstacle Course Race challenge in Negros Occidental, the Sidlak Victorias Obstacle Race gathered over 450 racers from various municipalities and cities on September 30 Victorias City Mayor Javier Miguel Benitez welcomed the participants and guests coming from

Photo of the Day

LIT. The highway streetlights at the Talisay-Silay boundary in Barangay Bubog, along the Bacolod-Silay Airport Access Road, have been reinstalled and energized.* Talisay PIO photo

PVO eyes starting swine repopulation next year

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN As the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) and other hog diseases in Negros Occidental was declared contained in the absence of hog deaths over the past several weeks, the Provincial Veterinary Office is now eyeing

Sugar ‘hijacking’ staged – PNP

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The reported hijacking of 1,000 bags of sugar loaded in two cargo trucks, as alleged by the two drivers, turned out to be a “hijack me”, as described by PCol. Leo Pamittan, provincial police director, yesterday,

Miss Bacolod MassKara ‘Darling of the Press’ named

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO Janine Cabrillos, Miss Bacolod MassKara 2023 candidate No. 8, was named “Darling of the Press” during the Sashing Ceremony and Press Presentation at the Main Atrium of the Northwing Extension of SM City-Bacolod Sunday. Cabrillos, 22,