Another group mulls raps vs. Ceneco

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III The Negros chapter of the multi-sectoral group, Sanlakas, said it is planning to file a complaint against the Central Negros Electric Cooperative – Third Party Bids and Awards Committee for gross negligence and incompetence, over


Tesda gives starter kits to Kabankalan scholars

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority turned over 50 starter toolkits to Kabankalan scholars in rites held at the Kabankalan City Training Center Monday. Vice Mayor Raul Rivera and Engr. Noel Sevilla received the starter toolkits in behalf of


SoKor-bound OFWs need to register with LGUs for vax slots

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration yesterday advised overseas Filipino workers, particularly those employed in South Korea, to register with their local government units for vaccination against the coronavirus disease 2019. “Please be informed that Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management


DA-SAAD farmers join trade fair in Calatrava

Seven farmers’ association beneficiaries of the Department of Agriculture Western Visayas’ Special Area for Agricultural Development program showcased their products in a recent trade fair in Calatrava, Negros Occidental. The local government unit of Calatrava, through the Municipal Agriculturist Office,


Pinoy cuisine standards for int’l market

The Department of Trade and Industry said yesterday the initiative on the standardization of Filipino dishes is meant for international promotion. The DTI made the clarification in its move to develop a Philippine National Standards for Filipino dishes, such as


348 repatriated OFWs back from UAE

The government has repatriated 348 overseas Filipino workers from Dubai and Abu Dhabi, the fourth batch of repatriation since travel restrictions were declared last month in seven countries, including the United Arab Emirates. The repatriates left UAE on Saturday and


Teleperformance rolls out free vaccination

Teleperformance in the Philippines continues to be a strong advocate for health and safety as the company began the implementation of its employee vaccination program, called TPVac, on July 10 in Paranaque. The first team members to receive the vaccines

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The Fifth Loaf

Today’s gospel narrative continues that of last Sunday’s wherein Jesus is met by a vast crowd as he and his disciples reach the other side of the lake. Mark comments that Jesus’ heart is moved with pity at the sight,

Silay mayor supports Sara for president

Silay City Mayor Mark Golez (center) joins members of the Alliance Broadcasting Committee in supporting mounting calls for presidential daughter Sara Duterte-Carpio to run for president in next year’s election*

8 nabbed in Negros buy-bust

Eight persons, including a minor, were arrested by joint operatives in a drug den at San Juan Tunga, Barangay 5 in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental Thursday afternoon. Their arrest came after the buy-bust conducted by personnel of the Philippine

Virtual disaster preparedness caravan brought to Visayas

PLDT Inc. wireless unit Smart Communications Inc. has equipped over a thousand participants from the Visayas with safety and emergency response tips in the second run of the #SafePH disaster preparedness virtual caravan. “The #SafePH caravan is our way of

Philippines orders 13 million into lockdown over Delta fears

The Philippines will send more than 13 million people in the national capital region back into lockdown next week, the government said yesterday, as it tries to head off a surge in cases of a hyper-contagious coronavirus strain. Experts have