VMC celebrates 105 years

Touted as the country’s biggest sugar milling and refinery, and among the largest in Southeast Asia, the Victorias Milling Company celebrated its 105th year anniversary on May 7 by thanking their hard working employees and partners through the years, and


Glass firm opens 7th warehouse in Bacolod

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN is now serving clients, following the grand opening of its 7th warehouse in Visayas and Mindanao areas, at Araneta Avenue in Brgy. Singcang-Airport, Bacolod City. As a wholesaler of auto glass solutions since 2009, AGPI


Inflation rate slightly up 3.8% in April

Headline inflation settled at 3.8 percent in April this year, significantly lower than the 6.6 percent recorded in the same month last year, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said on Tuesday. The headline inflation last month was within the government’s


Oil price rollback today

Motorists and consumers can expect lower oil prices this week as companies will implement rollbacks starting today. In separate advisories, Caltex, Cleanfuel, Jetti, Petro Gazz, Seaoil and Shell said they will slash gasoline prices by P0.75 per liter and diesel


PSEi extends shedding, peso nearly flat

The local bourse extended its losses for the third straight day, while the peso closed the week almost flat yesterday. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) went down by 0.47 percent to 6,615.55, with All Shares also losing 0.18 percent,


Recto: No need yet to revise revenue target

Finance Secretary Ralph Recto said the government is sticking to its revenue collection target for now, adding that he is hopeful that the double-digit growth in the Bureau of Internal Revenue’s (BIR) collections will be sustained until the end of

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Victorias City launches first history book

Victorias City is embarking on another milestone on May 23, with the launching of its first ever history book, written by Negrosanon historian Modesto Sa-onoy. “This book captures the essence of who we are,” Mayor Javier Miguel Benitez said in

Pa hacks partner, 4 kids, kills self

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN A farm laborer reportedly killed himself, after hacking his own live-in partner and four children on Wednesday night at Purok Ibos in Brgy. Tapi, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental. The 36-year-old suspect, whose identity was withheld by


My electric bill came this week and as expected, it was a shocker. In terms of usage, or kilowatt-hours consumed, it was one of the highest, which can be attributed to the increased air conditioner usage due to the extreme

The integral should give way to the essential

This was clearly expounded by Christ himself when he said, “If your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter into life maimed than with two hands to go into Gehenna, into the

Minor, student drown in Negros Occ.

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Two students drowned on Sunday, in Murcia and Ilog towns in Negros Occidental. Both victims were declared dead on arrival at medical facilities in Murcia and Kabankalan City, respectively, according to the police. The 19-year-old victim,