April 9, 2024

P67.98B Cebu Negros Panay 230kV backbone energized

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The government is streamlining the system to fast track the completion of energy infrastructure projects in the country to catch up with the rising demand and boost development, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., disclosed Monday. We’re doing

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2,797 Negrense ARBs get land titles

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. gets a hug from agrarian reform beneficiary, as Vice Gov. Jeffrey Ferrer and Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson look on, during the distribution of farm equipment to ARBs in Bago City, Negros Occidental.* PCO photo

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PBBM commits to signing NIR bill into law

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The creation of the Negros Island Region is now almost reality. This is after President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Monday aired his commitment to sign the Negros Island Region bill, which the House of Representatives is

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San Enrique declares state of calamity

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Due to extreme drought that has affected about 6,000 households, the municipality of San Enrique in Negros Occidental has been placed under a state of calamity. In a special session, the Sangguniang Bayan of San Enrique

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S&R Bacolod opens

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The long wait finally is over. S&R Membership Shopping yesterday opened to shoppers, following the inauguration ceremony led by its president, Anthony Sy, Bacolod City Mayor Alfredo Abelardo Benitez, BREDCO officials led John Alonte and Director

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Water distribution in Bacolod brgys

Water distribution and rationing was held in Puroks Fortaleza and Guanzon, Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod City yesterday due to lack of access to water in recent weeks. The two puroks were identified by the Barangay Mansilingan Disaster Risk Reduction Management Committee,

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Bacoleño Medtech boards topnotcher hailed by SP

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO A resolution congratulating Ralph Jason Tulmo for placing 3rd in the March 2024 Medical Technologist Licensure Examination, was recently approved by the Bacolod Sangguniang Panlungsod. The resolution authored by Councilor Em Ang said Ralph Jason Tulmo,

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The challenge of Christian poverty

The readings of Tuesday of the Second Week of Easter (Act 4,32-37 / Jn 3,7-15) somehow reminds us of two things: we need to live Christian poverty which demands all from us, and for that to take place, we need

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Productivity gap

In the recently released World Bank report “East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) Economic Update,” the Washington-based lender said top companies in the region have been “falling behind productivity” against the best firms in richer economies since the 2000s, especially

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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

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

The radicality of Christian love

If we truly identify ourselves with Christ, as we should, then we have to realize that we have to love God and everybody else all the way. And this can go even to the extent of offering our very life,

PSO to hold basketball elite camp, sets tryouts

The Provincial Sports Office, through the Abanse Negrense Sports Programs of Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson, has recently teamed up with the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas Inc. (SBP) to conduct a free basketball elite camp for young Negrense athletes. Due to

Bacolod City earmarks Brgy Granada lot for BJMP

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Mayor Alfredo Abelardo Benitez has allocated a one hectare lot in Barangay Granada, for the transfer of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology facility, from Brgy. Singcang Airport, Bacolod City, after he personally witnessed the

Himamaylan City cash aid distributed

Over P246,000 worth of financial assistance were recently released to 47 victims, survivors, children in conflict with the law (CICL) and peer helpers of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Himamaylan City, a press release from Himamaylan