March 5, 2021

6,270 doses of Sinovac expected to arrive today

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III Some 6,270 doses of China-made Sinovac Coronavirus 2019 vaccines are expected to arrive in Bacolod City today which Emergency Operations Center executive Director Em Ang said is intended for the health workers. Ang, who is


Guv willing to receive China-made vaccine

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Negros Occidental Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday said he is willing to receive the China-made Sinovac amid reports that some medical health personnel in two private and government hospitals in Bacolod are not willing to receive


Lacson not involve in Sara, ‘Leni’ group

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday pointed out that he is not part of any movement either pushing for Vice-President Leni Robredo or presidential daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte- Carpio, to run for president


63K worth of shabu seized

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III Operatives of Bacolod City police seized P63,000 worth of suspected shabu in three separate buy-bust operations in Baranggays27, Mansilingan and Singcang-Airport Tuesday and Wednesday. Station 7 commander P/Lt. Michael Tuburan said they conducted a buy


Drugs suspects arrested

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Policemen arrested three drug suspects, including a woman, in separate buy-bust operations on March 3 in cities of Silay and Kabankalan, Negros Occidental, which yielded about P34,000 worth of suspected shabu. Nabbed during a buy-bust operation


2 killed in stabbing, hacking incidents

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN A 69-year-old laborer and a farmer both died in separate hacking and stabbing incidents on March 2 and 3, in Binalbagan and Hinobaan, Negros Occidental, with one of the suspect was arrested by the police, while


Better than nothing

The Philippines ranks only second to Indonesia in Southeast Asia in terms of COVID-19 infections and deaths but it is among the last countries in the region to start vaccinating its people who will be celebrating their various stages of


Royals are different

“And they lived happily ever after”. Isn’t that the way stories about royal couples usually end? Even Cinderella who was a bedraggled orphan  ended up with whom she supposedly lived with happily ever after. And we, as children bemused by


Over performing

The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) found the Philippines among the top over performing countries in terms of use of frontier technologies in its Technology and Innovation Report 2021 which provides a country readiness index for such technologies

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Making daily resolutions

If we are to be guided by our Christian faith, we would know that our life here on earth is always a work in progress. It is like a journey we are taking toward our final destination which is to

NPAs admit burning of equipment

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The New People’s Army Roselyn Jean Pelle Command has claimed responsibility for the burning and destruction of three heavy equipment on April 12 in Brgy. Consing, EB Magalona, Negros Occidental, saying the quarry operations in Malogo

P15M road concreting project up

Mayor Ella Celestina Garcia-Yulo led the groundbreaking rites for the road concreting project in Brgy. Crossing Magallon, Moises Padilla, Negros Occidental yesterday* GPB photo

194K doses of Moderna vaccine arriving in May

National Task Force Against Covid-19 chief implementer, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., said yesterday that some 194,000 doses of Moderna vaccine will be delivered in the Philippines next month. Galvez, also the country’s vaccine czar, said this will be the first

NBI, PNP probe murder of Capitol consultant

The Philippine flag at the provincial Capitol grounds in Bacolod City was flown at half-mast yesterday as the provincial government mourns the killing of consultant Marton Cui Monday night* Capitol PIO photo

Bing not ready to attend to politics amid pandemic

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO Bacolod Mayor Evelio “Bing” Leonardia said yesterday that he is not yet ready to entertain politics since the health and safety of the people are on top of his priorities during this time of the pandemic.