June 5, 2024

SRA orders sampling of canes and land

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Sugar Regulatory Administrator Luis Azcona has ordered the SRA research and development department to prioritize the sampling of sugar canes and land areas, in connection with the recent eruption of the Kanlaon volcano. In a statement,


Severed right hand found in Bago

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Another severed human body part was found on Monday, at a subdivision in Bago City, Negros Occidental. The discovery of a severed right hand came in the wake of the dumping of frozen human body parts


P775K in shabu seized, 6 suspects nabbed

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Separate buy bust operations on June 3 and 4 in Negros Occidental led to the confiscation of about P775,000 worth of suspected shabu, from six arrested drug suspects. The apprehension of two drug suspects yesterday, who


CHMSU signs accord to promote UN SDGs

Carlos Hilado Memorial State University (CHMSU) joins the ranks of institutions, companies, groups, and individuals who have committed to promote the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals through education, a press release from the university said. President Norberto Mangulabnan signed the


Sanctifying sex

That may sound like an impossible and quixotic thing, but truth to tell, not only would it be possible and practicable, but also and more importantly, it is an indispensable duty of ours, failing in which would be tantamount to


Disaster preparedness test

Negrenses already have been warned for months, if not years, on the dangers of an eruption of Kanlaon Volcano, one of the 24 active volcanoes in our archipelago that lies on the seismically active Pacific Ring of Fire. But because

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Bacoleña featured in magazine cover

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO A Bacoleña is the cover leader of the Rising Tigers Magazine, in its June 2024 issue, where she is featured along with nine other inspiring leaders from different industries. Pia Marie Ortaliz-Yanson, described as an entrepreneur,

Ilog river fish kill reported

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN An incident of fish kill has been reported at a river in Ilog, Negros Occidental. Gideon Padilla, head of the Ilog Municipal Risk Reduction and Management Office, however, said that the fish kill, which was noted

Largest convention center in province to rise in Silay City

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The 6,200 capacity Negros Occidental Convention Center, with international design standards, which upon completion will be considered the largest in the province, will soon rise in Barangay Guinhalaran, Silay City. After six years of hard work

Leptospirosis cases down in Bacolod

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO Cases of leptospirosis in Bacolod City have decreased by 85.4 percent during the period of January 1 to June 29, records from the Bacolod City Health Office showed. The CHO has recorded seven cases with zero