April 4, 2024

Face-to-face classes remain suspended in Negros

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The provincial government of Negros Oriental has also ordered the suspension of face-to-face classes in all levels of public and private schools in the province, effective April 3, until further notice, due to extreme heat caused


Damage to WV crops increases to P770.5M

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Damage to crops in Western Visayas, as a result of the drought caused by the El Niño phenomenon, further increased to P770,589,300 as of April 1, according to Office of the Civil Defense 6 head Raul


Pertussis not yet alarming – DOH

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN After recording 89 cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, including five deaths in Region 6, the Department of Health Western Visayas Center for Health and Development, advised the public not to be alarmed, but instead be


In the end, it’s ignorance

There’s an interesting thing that St. Peter told the people who were amazed at his being able to make a lame man walk. After reproaching them for killing the very man who is the “author of life,” referring of course


Neurological burden

Conditions affecting the nervous system, such as strokes, migraines, and dementia, have surged past heart disease to become the leading cause of ill health worldwide, according to a study carried out by hundreds of researchers led by US-based Institute for


Himaya 2024 Agri Fair a search for top products

Mayor Raymund Tongson challenged local producers from its 19 barangays to come up with market-ready products that Himamaylan can be renowned for, a press release from Himamaylan PIO said. “We are looking for this top #PrideProducts that will best represent


PSEi, peso lose on mid-week trading

The local index dropped on the mid-week trading, trailing behind regional peers, even as the peso closed weak. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) fell below the 6,900-mark closing at 6,863.82, down by 96.61 points (1.39 percent). The broader

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CLI opens Home Fest at Citadines Bacolod

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The Cebu Landmasters Inc. Home Fest 2024 opened on Saturday in Brgy. Mandalagan, Bacolod City, at Citadines Bacolod, which is scheduled for soft opening next month. Gabriel John Nathaniel Pizarro, Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI), accounts management

PSO lines up June activities

The Abanse Negrense Sports Programs of Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson, the Provincial Sports Office (PSO) has prepared several provincial and national tournaments for Negrense youth in the coming months. On top of the list is the Abanse Negrense

Rotarians lead coastal cleanup drive

International Coastal Clean-up Day might be a few months away, but a group of Rotarians and other volunteers decided now was a good time to clean up a particularly polluted seafront area of Bacolod City. Members of the Rotary Clubs

Let’s enter into the wisdom of the cross

The gospel reading of the Mass on Tuesday of the 7th Week in Ordinary Time (Mk 9,30-37) reminds us that true wisdom, given our wounded human condition here on earth, can only be found in the cross of Christ. “The

Pa hacks partner, 4 kids, kills self

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN A farm laborer reportedly killed himself, after hacking his own live-in partner and four children on Wednesday night at Purok Ibos in Brgy. Tapi, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental. The 36-year-old suspect, whose identity was withheld by