‘A Taste of Negros’

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO Victorias Foods Corporation (VFC) collaborated with Negrense chef Don Angelo Colmenares and foodie Doreen Alicia “Reena” Peña to come up with exciting menus by incorporating its products into the cuisine of Negros at Casa Gamboa in


The unsinkable Lyn Gamboa

Silay was never the same ever since Marilyn Besa married Neil Gamboa and made it her territory. The place known for its matrons going around in colourful dusters and signature slippers who would whip up traditional delicacies from the famous


‘True Lifestyle’ airs on SkyCable

True Lifestyle, a magazine show hosted by singer Token Lizares, broadcast icon Leilani Alba, and wellness enthusiast Siony Ferraris had a successful maiden telecast on SkyCable Channel 53 on March 11. The 60-minute show was peppered with uniquely relevant features,


Meghan, manners and swim

This Monday was a most controversial day for the royal house of England when the Duke and Duchess of Sussex went to air with Oprah Winfrey. Going through the various internet sites, it seems to be fairly equal for the


Collaborative artworks on display at AAB-N

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO Six visual artists in Bacolod City have collaborated to create large pieces of artworks in a group exhibit titled “3×3=4” that opened at the Art Association of Bacolod- Negros art gallery at the Art District in


Weekend break

Imperial Manila’s favorite socialite, lady walker, man-about-town Frank Ordoñez zoomed into Negros Island with his sister, Menchi Valenzuela, and went straight to Sipalay, where they rented a huge house with a pool for some sun and relaxation before attending to


‘Summer Breeze’ on

Visual and performing artists from the Art Association of Bacolod, Christian Artists National Various Arts Society, and the Babayi Arts Group opened a group art exhibit of paintings at the gallery of Modern Hut Café at the Marketplace, Bacolod City,


Group art exhibit set in Bacolod

Visual and performing artists from the Art Association of Bacolod, Christian Artists National Various Arts Society, and Babayi will hold a group art exhibit of paintings, from Feb. 28 to March 28, at the gallery of Modern Hut Café, NGC

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1.21 million Pinoys recover from infection

The nation’s total number of recovered coronavirus disease 2019 cases has reached 1,210,027, with 7,854 more recoveries reported yesterday. In its latest case bulletin, the Department of Health noted that recoveries account for 94.1 percent of the country’s total case

Soldier, rebel killed in two gunbattles

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN A soldier and a suspected New People’s Army rebel died in two separate encounters in Brgy. Carabalan, Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental yesterday. Army Cpl. Rodney Luces of Alimodian, Iloilo died during an encounter with rebels at

2 minors arrested in drug-bust

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III Two minors were arrested with P47,600 in suspected shabu by Station 2 policemen in a buy-bust operation at about 6 p.m. Tuesday in Brgy. 1, Bacolod City. P/Major Sherlock Gabana, Bacolod City Police Office spokesperson,

DOH: Bacolod, Iloilo cities high-risk for Covid in WV

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The highly-urbanized cities of Bacolod and Iloilo remain as “high risk” areas due to the surge of Covid-19 cases in the Western Visayas, the Department of Health 6 said yesterday. Negros Occidental, on the other hand,

Mayor asked for updates on trees cut

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III A resolution requesting Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia, through the City Legal Office, for updates about the investigation on the cutting of trees along the old city airport, was approved by the Sangguniang Panlungsod Wednesday. Authored

Limit movements to curb Covid, Bacolodnons urged

BY ADRIAN P NEMES III The Negros Occidental chapter of the Philippine College of Physicians is urging the public to go into a voluntary standstill amid the ballooning number of Covid-19 infections in Bacolod City. PCP Negros chapter president Ronel