September 15, 2023

ERBs with candidate-kin up for reassignment

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Members of the Election Registration Board who have family members and relatives running for positions in the October 30 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections, are also up for reassignment, Provincial Commission on Elections supervisor Atty. Ian


Guv, PDEA sign MOA for campaign vs. illegal drugs

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN A memorandum of agreement (MOA) was signed yesterday between the provincial government of Negros Occidental and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, for a more effective campaign against illegal drugs. Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson, representing the provincial


P8.9M in rewards for WV rebel leaders

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Philippine government is offering a total of P8.9 million in rewards for any information that may led to the arrest of remaining top leaders of the Komiteng Rehiyonal Panay (KR-P) and Komiteng Rehiyonal Negros/Cebu/Bohol/Siquijor (KR-NCBS).


Bacolod SP goes after illegal tour operators

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The Bacolod Sangguniang Panlungsod is urging the City Tourism Office and other concerned agencies to intensify the implementation of City Ordinance No. 895 against illegal travel and tour operators, and is also encouraging residents of Bacolod


When in grief, run to Mary

September 15 celebrates the Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows, a most relevant memorial that tells us that the best way to handle our unavoidable sorrows in this life is to go to Mary. She is not only the best


PWD tagging

One of the benefits of being a person with disability (PWD) in this country, aside from the discounts and priority when it comes to queueing, is that preferential parking spot. That parking spot, which is usually extra wide and closest

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NTF sales surpasses previous year’s

Defense Secretary Gilbert Teodoro visiting the GIDA booth at the Negros Trade Fair, and purchased native products as he urged AFP members to buy their locally produced products.* Capitol PIO photo

Lacson hoping for pause in sugar importation

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Amid low prices of sugar, Negros Occidental Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday said he is hoping for a temporary stop in the importation of sugar. Small sugar farmers have been complaining of low prices of sugar,

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

Ordinance allows lawyer parking near Hall of Justice

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO An ordinance allowing the parking along Gatuslao Street by private motor vehicles of lawyers with cases to attend in the Hall of Justice was passed by the Bacolod Sangguniang Panlungsod on first reading Wednesday. The proposed