July 10, 2024

International fugitive arrested in Bacolod City

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN An alleged leader of an organized crime group was apprehended by the police on Monday at his residence in Santa Lucia Gardens Subdivision, Barangay Taculing, Bacolod City. The suspect, an Indian national, was identified by the


Kanlaon spews 3,765 tons of sulfur dioxide

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN More than a month after its phreatic eruption on June 3, Kanlaon volcano remains restive, having emitted 3,765 tons of sulfur dioxide in the past 24 hours, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.


52 drug personalities nabbed in province

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN In a span of one week’s worth of anti-drug operations, the police in Negros Occidental has arrested 52 drug personalities. Of the 102 drug suspects who were neutralized by the Police Regional Office 6 from July


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


NCPC to study management of armyworms in sugarcane

The National Crop Protection Center (NCPC) of the University of the Philippines-Los Baños (UPLB) will conduct various studies on the sound management of fall armyworms in sugarcane, currently monitored in different localities in Negros Occidental. Some 80 hectares of sugarcane


PH-Japan defense deal hailed

Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez on Tuesday hailed the signing of the Reciprocal Access Agreement (RAA) between the Philippines and Japan as a “crucial moment for enhanced defense cooperation” amid regional challenges, a press release from the House of Representatives said.


Photo of the Day

Visitors enjoy the first waterfalls at the Gawahon Eco-Park located at Brgy. Gawahon, Victorias City, one of the seven waterfalls at the eco-park, a natural wonder hidden deep within the lush forests of the Northern Negros Natural Park.* Andrew Altarejos photo


We are meant to give life to others

When Christ chose 12 apostles to work closely with him in his mission of human redemption, (cfr. Mt 10,1-7) we are reminded that Christ actually wants all of us to continue with his work of human redemption, imparting the true


A nutrition crisis

The obesity rate of 3.9 percent of Filipino children aged 0 to five years old in the 2021 Expanded National Nutrition Survey (ENNS) conducted by the Department of Science and Technology – Food and Nutrition Research Institute is worrying for

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24th Negros Open Bowling Tournament celebrates youth, experience

The 24th Negros Open Bowling Tournament concluded with thrilling performances from local and national bowlers, highlighting both young talent and seasoned professionals. This year’s event was particularly notable for the achievements of aspiring athletes from the Sugarbowl Tenpin Bowling Asso.

VMC intensifies community service

Victorias Milling Company has been stepping up on its community service programs in several barangays in the cities of Victorias, Cadiz, and Manapla in Negros Occidental. VMC with the support of local officials, community volunteers, the 79th Infantry Battalion, 605th

93 more former rebels seek amnesty

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Ninety-three more former New People’s Army rebels in central and southern Negros have applied for amnesty. The 93 former rebels were escorted on July 10 by the 94th Infantry Battalion and 303rd Infantry Brigade in facilitating

‘Limitless Expression’ opens at Nara Residences

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO Art Studio Forty Nine, in partnership with Rockwell, recently staged a group art exhibition for a cause titled “Limitless Expression” at the Nara Residences, Brgy. Mandalagan, Bacolod City. A portion of the proceeds of the exhibition

83 former rebels apply for amnesty

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN A total of 83 former New People’s Army rebels in Negros Occidental have applied for amnesty before the Local Amnesty Board (LAB) of Bacolod, as of July 9. Fifty-three of the former rebels surrendered to the

Over 150 participate in church group’s blood drive

The World Mission Society Church of God (Church of God) led by General Pastor Kim Joo-cheol, took part in a Worldwide Blood Drive to Give Life Through the Love of the Passover. The blood drive, held in celebration of World