Latest Citadines property launched in Bacolod City

The Ascott Limited successfully opened its latest property on June 14 with a festive event themed “Sinadya: Celebrating the Opening of Citadines Bacolod City.” The ceremony, with its Masskara theme, successfully captured the lively spirit of Bacolod’s renowned festivals, and


PCOM Negros Occidental officers take oath

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The new set of officers of the Philippine College of Occupational Medicine Negros Occidental Chapter (PCOM NOC) for 2024-2025 led by Dr. Gilda Rose Lim recently took their oath of office during the 21st Dr. Telesforo


Sans honors

My late father would always tell us that he did not expect his children to graduate with Latin honors. What he wanted was for us to understand our lessons and apply our learnings in real life. “I do not want


WURI recognizes SU for social responsibility initiatives

Silliman University, through its program on fighting information disorder on social media, landed 72nd place in the 2024 World University Rankings for Innovation (WURI), under its social responsibility category, according to a press release from the university. On its website,


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


Philippine Independence Day Festival in Zurich

The Philippine community in Switzerland celebrated the 126th Independence Day in Zurich from June 7-9, 2024. We attended the festivities on Saturday, and upon entering, we were warmly welcomed by the sight of the Swiss and Philippine flags. The event


CHMSU recognized for innovation by WURI

The World University Rankings for Innovation (WURI) recently recognized Carlos Hilado Memorial State University (CHMSU) as one of the top 100 academic institutions in three categories. CHMSU placed 26th in Crisis Management, 70th in Social Responsibility, and 93rd in Industrial


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

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Heightened police visibility for SONA 2024

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Police Regional Office 6 ordered all provincial and city police directors in Western Visayas to heighten police visibility and strictly observe PNP Operational Procedures in all police actions, especially in dealing with rallyists, in line

P17.7M aid distributed to 1,775 farmers

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN An amount of P17.7 million in financial aid, under the Presidential Assistance to Farmers, Fisherfolks and their Families, was distributed by the provincial government of Negros Occidental to 1,775 farmers in the 1st and 4th district

Solon urges PhilHealth to expand benefits

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN With enormous funds of P466 billion worth of investible funds and P68.4 billion net income, AGRI party-list Rep. Wilbert Lee urged the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) to expand benefits given to members. While he lauded

PENRO: Areas adjacent to Mambukal Resort titled

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Provincial Environment and Natural Resources officer-in-charge Engr. Joan Nathaniel Gerangaya yesterday said that the areas adjacent to the Mambukal Resort and Wildlife Sanctuary in Barangay Minoyan, Murcia, Negros Occidental, are titled properties. Based on the cadastral

Bailes De Luces performers truly world class – mayor

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Being judged as the Senior Grand Champion in the  2024 World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA) Dance Group contest, where they beat performers from more than 60 countries, Mayor Alme Rhummyla Nicor Mangilimutan said that the

The true freedom that comes from God’s love

That gospel episode about some Pharisees who dared to tell Christ that his disciples did not observe the Sabbath law since they were plucking corn in a field during Sabbath (cfr. Mt 12,1-8) somehow reminds us that if we are