Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez recently stressed that “the worst is over,” with third quarter gross domestic product shrinking at a slower pace than the previous quarter.   “As we gradually reopen the economy with health interventions, our GDP performed much better.


Biz digitalization pushed

          Industry stakeholders will participate on Dec. 3 in a virtual National Export Congress (NEC) on the theme “Digitalization Boost: Invigorating Export in the New Normal” to discuss how exporters can digitally transform different aspects of their business and sustain


Where to find our strength

By Fr. Roy Cimagala Thus, St. Paul once said: “We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not forsaken, cast down, but not destroyed.” (2 Cor 4, 8-9)             And


Armenia ceasefire

by Gwynne Dyer This time, the truce will last. The 2,000 Russian troops flying into Armenia this week and fanning out to police the ceasefire lines in Nagorno-Karabakh are being sent there for five years renewable, and neither Armenia nor


The STAR shines on

Twinkle, twinkle DAILY STARReaders wondered where you areDid your writers go somewhere?Did the COVID give them scare?Ah, but STARS will shine and glowJust to bring the news to youLord, please bless this earthbound STARKeep it shining near and far!AMEN. What


Early okay of P4.4B budget assured

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Negros Occidental is targeting to complete the deliberations of the proposed P4.4 billion budget of the province for 2021, before the end of this month.           This was after the SP Committee on Finance, chaired by


My social bubble

          Besides keeping up with the news, we also share our new found recipes, new sites online that give you free shows like the Paris Opera or the Lido floorshows down the years and even the latest fashion shows that

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AFP medical teams arriving in city

The Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command is sending two AFP medical teams with equipment today to Bacolod City to help the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, its commanding general. Lt. Gen. Roberto Ancan, said yesterday.

Suspend collection of rentals, building owners asked

Malls and building owners in Bacolod City were requested to suspend until end of this year the collection of rentals from small and medium business tenants, who are temporarily closed or with limited operations due to the imposition of Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine in the city, to allow them to recover.

Body in sack identified

The body placed in a sack and left in a swamp area in Purok Malipayon, Barangay 35 in Bacolod City Tuesday, was identified yesterday.

Much ado about Facebook

I told myself days ago to endure an hour of ranting from the nation’s leader in order to hear the announcement of what our new community quarantine status will be. However, with an earlier announcement that the city government appealed to downgrade us to GCQ, it was not worth staying up late.