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NTF sales surpasses previous year’s

Defense Secretary Gilbert Teodoro visiting the GIDA booth at the Negros Trade Fair, and purchased native products as he urged AFP members to buy their locally produced products.* Capitol PIO photo


Guv calls on face mask wearing

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Noting the rise of cases with flu-like symptoms in public schools, Negros Occidental Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday renewed calls for Negrenses to wear face masks. “The wearing of face masks is something we learned during


Man shot dead in Bago

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN A victim of a shooting incident was reported by the police to have died on Sunday at Purok Riverside in Brgy. Napoles, Bago City, Negros Occidental. Police investigation showed that the victim was found lying on


P11.M in shabu, guns seized in Bacolod, Iloilo

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Simultaneous anti-drug operations by the police in Western Visayas on September 30, in Bacolod City and Estancia in Iloilo, have yielded 1.6 kilos of suspected shabu, dried marijuana leaves, and two firearms. Drug Enforcement Team operatives


22 gun ban violators nabbed in province

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN A total of 22 persons in Negros Occidental, including highly urbanized Bacolod City, have been arrested for violation of the Comelec gun ban a month after election period started on August 28, according to a report


Lacson supports NEPC franchise bill

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday expressed his full support to the proposed bill filed by three Negros Occidental solons, seeking to grant a franchise to the Negros Electric Power Corporation (NEPC) to acquire and operate a


2 Himamaylan encounters yield high powered guns, ammo

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Two high powered guns and assorted ammunition were recovered by soldiers of the 94th Infantry Battalion, following two successive armed skirmishes with New People’s Army remnants in Sitio Bulasot, Brgy. Buenavista, Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, on

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Albee, Greg also support NEPC franchise bill

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN House Bill 9310, which calls for granting of a franchise to the Negros Electric Power Corporation to acquire and operate a power distribution facility in the cities of Bacolod, Talisay, Silay, Bago, as well as Murcia

Just be cool when contradicted

Remember that gospel episode where the disciples of Christ were not welcomed in a Samaritan town because their destination was Jerusalem? (cfr. Lk 9,51-56) They suggested to Christ that they “call down fire from heaven to consume them.” To which

‘Radiate’ takes center stage

• ROGER D. BELTRAN The spotlight will shine on young girls and women of all backgrounds, sizes, and ages at Robinsons Bacolod today, September 30, at 5 p.m., as they come together for a spectacular event. “Radiate,” the highly anticipated

Photo of the Day

BEAUTIES. The 15 candidates of the Miss Bacolod MassKara 2023 with Bacolod Councilor Israel Salanga, Bacolod Yuhum Foundation president Katherine Matiling, and Bacolod Mayor Alfredo Abelardo Benitez (center) during the sashing ceremony and press presentation at the Northwing Extension of SM City-Bacolod yesterday*