Bayanihan grant breakdown sought

Bacolod Councilor Wilson Gamboa Jr. said he will request for a detailed breakdown report of the amount disbursed by the city government under special cash advances from the Bayanihan grant of P119,198,771.


Migratory workers quarantined

More than 300 migratory workers from Antique arrived in Negros Occidental yesterday bringing the total arrivals to about 500 this month, Zeaphard Gerhart Caelian, Provincial Disaster Management Program Division chief, said yesterday


Surveillance testing ordered

Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia has ordered the mandatory surveillance testing of vendors in the three major public markets (Central Market, Burgos Market, and Libertad Market) in Bacolod City.


Public health and employment

EDITORIAL Despite data from the Department of Labor and Employment indicating close to 3.5 million workers nationwide have lost their jobs or suffered reduction in


NegOcc hog trade growing

The backyard hog trade in Negros Occidental is growing with the increasing demand for pork in Manila and Luzon due to the continuing threat of the African swine fever, Provincial Veterinarian Renante Decena said yesterday.

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Work home balance

We have been doing a lot of things from home since March and over the past six months or so, we have experienced firsthand how working, and eventually, schooling from home has changed the way we live.

Negros cops reshuffled

Another wave of minor reshuffling among police chiefs in Negros Occidental took effect yesterday with the simultaneous turnover of command ceremonies held at Camp Alfredo Montelibano Sr. in Bacolod City.

Fire hits 24 houses, one injured

A woman was injured while 19 houses were destroyed and four more were damaged when fire hit a slum area in Purok Sunrise, Barangay Taculing in Bacolod City, at about 1:32 p.m. yesterday.

Always look kindly at others

Though we may see the defects and mistakes of the others, we have to learn to look kindly at them all the time. We have to realize that seeing and looking are two different acts. Seeing is just in the level of our sense perception, while looking is already in the level of judgment. The former does not yet enter into the realm of morality while the latter does.