A total of 223 Project Free Paglaum teacher-scholars finished their post-graduate studies at the University of St. La Salle – Bacolod, and Negros Occidental Gov. Eugenio Bong Lacson was the speaker at their graduation ceremony recently. Lacson lauded the graduates
Courts throughout the country will implement a four-day workweek starting today, in compliance with a circular issued by Supreme Court Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta on Nov. 24. Under the guidelines, all courts would observe a 10-hour workday, from 7:30 a.m.
Government borrowings in the first 10 months of the year jumped by 214.45 percent year-on-year primarily due to requirements to address the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) data showed total borrowings, as of end-October this year,
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) remains an attractive market for Philippine produce and goods as food exports to the Middle East country remained steady in 2020 amid the pandemic, the Philippine Trade and Investment Center (PTIC) in Dubai said yesterday.
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The League of Municipalities of the Philippines Negros Occidental chapter has been urged by Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson to strongly suggest to vaccine czar Carlito Galvez that the national government provides a big percentage of free
Philippine National Police chief, Gen. Debold Sinas, has ordered to expand the surprise drug testing to all police personnel under the ongoing internal cleansing program. Sinas made the directive after another policer officer assigned in Caraga (Region 13) tested positive
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Local officials are banking on the dredging of major rivers and tributaries in the 3rd district of Negros Occidental to address the perennial problem of flashfloods, the latest of which occurred during the New Year celebration
Until now, I can still recall vividly how my grandparents looked out for the “tubong” everytime a new year began. I think “tubong” translates to “equivalent” or “counterpart”, because our grandmother explained that they, and other farmers, look out for
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN A police officer assigned at the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office tested positive for use of illegal drugs during a random testing conducted on 6,051 personnel assigned in PNP units in Western Visayas from Nov. 27