May 25, 2024

DA to push cloud seeding – guv

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Department of Agriculture (DA) will push through with cloud seeding operations, as the rains being experienced in Western Visayas “is not very constant yet,” according to Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson. Lacson said he


Ayala eyes province for 100 MW solar farm

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Ayala Group of Companies is looking for areas in Negros Occidental for a planned 100MW solar power farm, Governor Eugenio Lacson revealed yesterday. The plan to put up a solar farm in Negros Occidental was


PENCAS bill signed into law

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Philippine Ecosystem and Natural Capital Accounting System (PENCAS) bill, which aims to establish a system for the collection, compilation, and development of natural capital accounts in the government as a tool for development planning and


MMDC launches new IT programs

In its pursuit of developing education, Mapua Malayan Digital College (MMDC) has leveled up its IT degree program to provide progressive training in line with the demands of today’s professional landscape. MMDC is a digital-first college in the Philippines with


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


Tongson named best thesis, best oral presenter

Mayor Raymund Tongson, who is currently studying Master’s Degree in Public Administration and Governance from the University of Negros Occidental – Recoletos, was recently named as Outstanding Thesis and Best Oral Presenter during his defense this week, according to a


Photo of the Day

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

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Victorias City pushes financial literacy among residents

Victorias City is the first component city in Negros Occidental to collaborate with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the implementation of the SEC Communication, Advocacy, and Network (SEC-CAN!) Project. Mayor Javier Miguel Benitez signed the memorandum of agreement

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

Philippine Ballet Theatre presents Sarimanok

Philippine Ballet Theatre, with the generous support of Philippine Airlines and the Cultural Center of the Philippines, will showcase the rich ethnic glory and diversity of the Philippines through a fusion of classical ballet, regional dances, and mythology. The goal

Photo of the Day

A Philippine Red Cross water tanker distributes drinking water in lahar affected areas of Brgy. Cabagna-an in La Castellana, Negros Occidental.*

Christ is law’s fulfilment and perfection

Christ himself said so in no uncertain terms. In the gospel of St. Matthew (5,17-19) which happens to be the gospel reading of the Mass on Wednesday of the 10th Week in Ordinary Time, he said: “Do not think that

Europe-based photographer mounts solo exhibit at TNM

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO An award-winning Negrense photographer and author opened his solo photo exhibition Saturday at The Negros Museum, Bacolod City, which will run until July 31. Titled “Faces I Places I Spaces”: Bringing Europe to Bacolod, the exhibit