April 11, 2024

Provincial Renewable Energy Week launched

Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson signed Executive Order No. 04-09, Series of 2024, declaring every third week of May as Provincial Renewable Energy Week in Negros Occidental. The executive order recognizes the urgent need to address the energy crisis, promote sustainability,


Huge benefits with NIR – Javi

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Victorias City Mayor Javier Miguel Benitez, president of the Negros Association of Chief Executives, hailed the announcement of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to sign Negros Island Region bill into law, stressing that its benefits for three


Photo of the Day

GRASS FIRE. Brgy. Taculing CFAG Team responding to a grass fire at the Old Airport Runway in Brgy. Singcang Airport, Bacolod City last night. The fire call was recorded at 6:10 p.m. and BFP called fire out at 9 p.m.* Brgy Taculing PIO FB photo


Making Christ the center of our life

We should always feel the need to always strengthen our belief in Christ. That’s because with all the things that we have to grapple with everyday, there’s always the tendency to set Christ aside and to fall into depending on


Private sector help

As the world grapples with global crises, particularly hunger and malnutrition, the World Food Program is urging the private sector to help governments in solving those problems. “We can no longer depend on governments to do everything. We just can’t.

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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

Bulk water project ‘went through process’ – Lacson

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday said that the P1.2 billion bulk water project of the Negros Occidental provincial government “went through the process.” That was the reaction of Gov. Lacson to the opposition hoisted

SP lauds BCVFB for TXTFIRE Olympics plum

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO A resolution congratulating the Bacolod Chamber Volunteer Fire Brigade for being the champion in the 10th TXTFIRE Olympics last May 19 at SM Mall of Asia, was approved by the Bacolod Sangguniang Panlungsod yesterday. The resolution

Unity amid our differences, diversity, conflicts

“Whoever is not against us is for us.” (Mk 9,40) Words of Christ in response to his disciples who said, “Teacher, we saw someone driving out demons in your name, and we tried to prevent him because he does not

NPA remnant killed in Moises Padilla encounters

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Renewed armed skirmishes between Army soldiers and remnants of the New People’s Army ensued yesterday in two hinterland sitios of Brgy. Quintin Remo in Moises Padilla, Negros Occidental. Lt. Col. J Jay Javinez, 3rd Infantry Division

Photo of the Day

INASAL. The Bacolod Chicken Inasal Festival opened at The Upper East, Megaworld in Bacolod City, yesterday afternoon.* Andrew Altarejos photo