May 27, 2024

Golez-Gamboa tandem confirmed in Silay

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN It will be a Mark Golez and Ryan Gamboa tandem in Silay City, Negros Occidental, during the midterm polls next year. Both were also endorsed by Third District Rep. Jose Francisco Benitez and Abang Lingkod party


261 illegal gambling violators nabbed in WV

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Police Regional Office 6 reported the arrest of 261 suspects in a string of anti-illegal gambling operations from May 1 to 15. In a report of the Regional Operations Division, the accomplishment was a result


Ceneco June power rates could go down by P2/kWh

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO Consumers of the Central Negros Electric Cooperative (Ceneco) may see a P2 per kilowatt hour reduction in their electric bills for June. Residential rates for May was P15.1632 per kWh, an increase of P3.2066 per kWh


61IB seizes 2 arms cache in Iloilo

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Army’s 61st Infantry Battalion scored anew in their campaign against New People’s Army, following recovery of two caches of high-powered guns with ammunition, and improvised explosive devices (IEDs), among other war materials in Iloilo, in


PBBM admin will protect Zambales fishermen – Khonghun

The administration of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., together with the House of Representatives under the leadership of Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez, will do everything in its power to protect Filipino fishermen under threat of detention from China if they


Photo of the Day

The traditional Santacruzan de Silay, a joint religious and cultural event sponsored by the Silay City government in partnership with the San Diego de Alcala Parish, was held yesterday afternoon in celebration of National Heritage Month.* Andrew Altarejos photo


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

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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

Armed men kill laborer in Cauayan

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Two unidentified armed men shot and killed a laborer on Sunday night at Sitio Hills Cebuanohan in Barangay Inayawan, Cauayan, Negros Occidental. Initial police investigation showed that the 32-year-old victim and his live-in partner were inside

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

Lahar flow monitored from Kanlaon

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Heavy rains hitting Kanlaon volcano yesterday washed volcanic mud and debris through waterways again in La Castellana and Carlota City in Negros Occidental. Images posted on social media on Friday showed torrents of gray mud and

Groups continue relief efforts for Kanlaon eruption victims

In the wake of the devastating Kanlaon Volcano phreatic eruption last June 3, a collective effort from various organizations and individuals has brought much-needed aid to the affected communities of La Castellana, Negros Occidental, particularly in Barangay Biak na Bato.

Albee urges Balagosa’s killers to surrender

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Bacolod City Mayor Alfredo Abelardo Benitez yesterday urged the killers of Nicus Balagusa, who was shot and killed helplessly in front of his parents, inside their residence, to surrender immediately. In a statement, Benitez said that