May 6, 2024

DOLE junks charges vs CENECO-Primeholdings JVA

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Department of Labor and Employment has dismissed the charges filed by the CENECO Union of Rational Employees (CURE) claiming that the Joint Venture Agreement between CENECO and Primelectric Holdings Inc. violated the union’s members’ right


Almost P1M shabu seized in WV

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Almost P1 million worth of illegal drugs have been seized by operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the police in separate buy bust operations during the weekend in cities of Bacolod and Silay, all


Brgy tanod chief shot dead in Sipalay

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN A barangay tanod chief was shot and killed by an unidentified gunman on Friday evening at Purok Mabinuligon in Brgy. Camindangan, Sipalay City, Negros Occidental. Initial investigations of the Sipalay City police indicated that the 37-year-old


Photo of the Day

CLEAN UP. San Carlos City Barangay 2 personnel cleaning their premises during the Barangay at Kalinisan Day (BarKaDa) program, a nationwide community-based clean up drive mandated by the Department of the Interior and Local Government geared to maintain and provide a healthy and safe environment.* San Carlos PIO photo


The surreal love of God

All the readings this Sunday speak of love – God’s love. Each reading is so replete with spiritual richness, that I am overwhelmed and at a loss on how to justly unpack such precious gems. And so, I decided to


Bill shock?

Power rates are expected to rise in May due to the extreme heat and the recent power shortages that has seen the national grid operator place all regions in the country under either red or yellow alert as multiple power


Live painting at Ruins wedding

A Negrense artist did a live painting of Jarry and Yvette Nombres at their wedding at The Ruins, Talisay City, Negros Occidental on April 16. Kyle Jocson, a contemporary realist artist, sculptor, and a plein air painter created an 18×24

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Murcia first town to open sanitary landfill

“Murcia is the first town in Negros Occidental to have a sanitary landfill. Out of the 19 towns and 13 cities in the province, we are only the 12th LGU to have this facility; the other 11 LGUs with sanitary

Bacolod Film Festival announces 10 grantees

The ten finalists to the Bacolod Film Festival were named in a press conference at the Bacolod City Government Center, where Councilor Em Ang, Local Economic Development and Investment Promotions Officer Dr. Frances Mae Llamas, Executive Assistant to the City

Guv grants ‘voluntary’ 6-month suspension

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday said that he granted the request of Provincial Administrator Atty. Rayfrando Diaz and Executive Assistant II Chery Sheil Valenzuela for them to start serving the penalty of six months

Bacolod City has new BFP head

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Fire Supt. Jenny Mae Masip is the new acting head of the Bureau of Fire and Protection in Bacolod City. Prior to her new position, Masip served deputy Provincial Fire Marshall of Negros Occidental BFP. She

Presence of 167 lawmakers in BPSF a show of unity – solon

Members of the House of Representatives on Sunday described the presence of 167 lawmakers in the recent Bagong Pilipinas Serbisyo Fair (BPSF) held in Tagum City, Davao del Norte an “unprecedented show of unity,” with the appearance of former President

Negros Power opens temporary Bacolod office

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Negros Power is now 100 percent ready to serve its consumers, as soon as it is given the signal to operate, declared its president, Roel Castro. The 25-year franchise sought by the Negros Electric Power Corporation,