April 16, 2024

Panaad sa Negros Festival opens, security assured

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday said that they have enough security forces to secure the visitors at the Panaad sa Negros Festival site in Brgy. Mansilingan, Bacolod City, where the opening ceremony was attended


Lacson touts coalition formula for local pols

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN While the political coalition of Love Negros and United Negros Alliance (UNegA) is still working in the provincial level, Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday encouraged candidates to duplicate their arrangement at the local level. In past


WV breaches 2,100 dengue cases

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Dengue cases in Western Visayas have increased to 2,124, as of April 11, with 294 cases recorded in Negros Occidental and 56 in Bacolod City, according to reports of the Department of Health – Western Visayas


Bacolod Mayor seeks water security plan

Mayor Alfredo Abelardo Benitez on Monday asked the Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa) to submit a water security plan as he noted the failure of PrimeWater Infrastructure Corp., Baciwa’s joint venture agreement partner, to improve supply in the past four


Staying on course

We have to learn the art of how to stay on course in our life so that we do not get distracted, confused, entangled and lost. For this, we have to be clear about what the real and ultimate purpose


Wangwangless society?

It looks like the happy days of the proverbial wangwang, which has lately been becoming more and more a thing among public officials and other people who see themselves as big shots, have come to a surprising end once more,


Adapting to the heat

As global monitors warn that 2024 is shaping up to be the hottest year on record, marked by climate extremes and rising greenhouse gas emissions, the United Nations has warned that massive heat waves across East Asia and the Pacific


‘Christy Love’ marks 80th birthday

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO Elizabeth Felicias Gaston-Puey, popularly known as “Christy Love,” celebrated her 80th birthday recently at Nature’s Village, Talisay City, Negros Occidental. Beth started her career as a disc jockey at the Manila Broadcasting Company-Bacolod (DYEZ) in 1980,

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Rizal FC kids take top spot in football fest

Rizal FC was named champion in the 2015 Boys Category of the third 6100 First Touch Football Festival held at the Bacolod City National High School on May 18. Dane Mark Piansay was named MVP, and Best Goal Keeper was

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

Photo of the Day

WATER FORUM. Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson and Provincial Administrator Atty. Rayfrando Diaz, who are now in Denpasar, Indonesia, for the 10th World Water Forum, enjoin World Bank representatives to bring projects to Negros Occidental, geared towards reducing non-revenue water, and help local government unit and water districts to manage water systems.* Cha Cha Magallanes Tan photo

SJI hosts Battle of the Academe hoops tourney

The ultimate clash of young basketball talents is set at Hino Cup Season 3 – “Battle of the Academe,” a school-based tournament that will start today at the Msgr. John Liu Activity Center, St. John’s Institute main campus in Bacolod