April 12, 2024

Gun ban set for Panaad sa Negros

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Philippine National Police will enforce a gun ban in Negros Occidental, for the duration of the Panaad sa Negros festival. In an advisory, the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office said the gun ban will start


Let PBBM decide on NIR – Lacson

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Let President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. decide the fate of the proposed Negros Island Region, Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson disclosed, in reaction to the opposition raised by Dumaguete Bishop Julito Cortes and some priests in


Negrense ARBs get P69.17M in support services

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Nineteen agrarian reform beneficiaries’ organizations (ARBOs) in Negros Occidental received P69.17 million worth of services from the national government, according to a statement issued yesterday by Malacañang. “You can count on me and the entire government


Bacolod filmfest slated for September

The Bacolod City government has launched a film festival which will serve as a platform to showcase the creativity of filmmakers residing in the city, develop film appreciation, and further promote the local film industry. In accordance with the recently


When God tests us

Actually, our whole life here on earth is a test God gives us, to see if what he wants us to be, that is, to be his image and likeness, sharers of his divine life and nature is also what


Emergency info

On a recent airplane ride, our daughter forgot her cellphone in the lavatory but it was returned to her by the flight attendant who knew how to access the emergency information in the phone, which contained her name. Armed with


An ounce of prevention…

If the surge in measles and pertussis cases in the country isn’t enough, the World Health Organization has also sounded the alarm over the rising incidence of viral Hepatitis in the Philippines, as a WHO report placed us 9th among


P300K cash incentive for San Carlos football champs

CHAMPS. San Carlos City welcomed their little champion footballers who won the Silver Phase U12 Category in Madrid, Spain, last month, with a motorcade along the major streets in the city, along with a P300K cash incentive for the team.* San Carlos City LGU FB photo

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Mayor congratulates Himamaylan athletes for WVRAA stint

Mayor Raymund Tongson congratulated the young Himamaylanons who brought home medals in the recent 2024 Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association held in the province of Negros Occidental, a press release from Himamaylan PIO said. “We are immensely proud of our

Slain rebel linked to Moises Padilla killings

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN A suspected New People’s Army rebel, who was killed in an armed encounter with Army soldiers on May 21, has been linked to series of liquidations of innocent civilians, accused as military informants, which were perpetrated

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

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

Our true wealth

We should be clear about what our true wealth is. It definitely is not anything that comes from the world—money, fame, power, etc. Our true wealth is when we finally are with God, when our heart and mind and everything