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Talisay recalibrates Covid drive

Mayor Neil Lizares yesterday reconvened the Talisay City, Negros Occidental, local Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) to recalibrate the city’s drive against the spread of COVID-19.

Case seeking nullification of Baciwa JVA readied

Convenors of Amlig Tubig and various consumer organizations in Bacolod City are planning to file a petition seeking the nullification of the Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) entered into by the Bacolod City Water District (BACIWA) with PrimeWater, Infrastructure Inc. with application for the issuance of temporary restraining order (TRO) with writ of preliminary injunction.



A series of webinars on the production, packaging, labeling, and marketing of muscovado sugar will be held every Thursday and Friday, starting October 22 to November 27.


Wholesome Antoinette

Women of Negros Island were always known to handle the finances of the family. When difficult times arrive, they are at the vanguard - creating and inspiring others to follow them through crisis after crisis. Now, with the Covid19 pandemic, they’re rolling up their sleeves again and leading with new...

Sydney Mardi Gras

Sailing into Sydney Harbour at 4:30 a.m. is one thrilling sight with its glittering bridge looking like a rainbow in the dark of night, the shadows of the Sydney Opera House lurking like a ghost ship with its hoisted sails.

Milestone birthday in quarantine

Punta Bulata Empress Royale Miren Zayco downsized her 70th birthday from 150 guests to 5 due to the quarantine lockdown! It took her almost a year planning on celebrating this milestone year with family and friends jetting in from everywhere and bringing them to Punta Bulata Resort in Cauayan, Negros...

From Hobart to Eden

After a week into the cruise, I was enjoying our suite more than ever. There was the 24 hour room service that could serve an American style club sandwich or a juicy steak in the comfort of my bed watching the frightening numbers of Covid-19 rising globally or the spacious...