Bantug Real Estate donates lot to BCPO

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN A P5 million, three-storey police headquarters of the Bacolod City Police Office Station 5, will soon rise in Barangay Granada, Bacolod City. This was after a deed of donation for the 500 square-meter lot was signed


Soldiers donate blood

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Army soldiers and reservists donated 15,000 cc of blood to the Provincial Health Office of Negros Oriental, during a bloodletting activity at Camp Leon Kilat in Tanjay City on Monday. The activity was participated in by


Three airlines resume Cebu, Bacolod flights

Three airlines began flying anew from Cebu to Bacolod and vice versa yesterday, some eight months after commercial flights between the neighboring islands were suspended due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic. An advisory of the Bacolod-Silay Airport in Negros


House raises statutory rape age to 16

The House of Representatives yesterday approved on third and final reading a measure raising the age of statutory rape from the current 12 years old to 16 years old to protect young people from sexual exploitation and abuse. With 207


Body of missing rebel found in shallow grave

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The search for the missing member of the New People’s Army ended on Monday, after his body was found in a shallow grave in Sitio Aguntilang 3, Brgy. Riverside, Isabela, Negros Occidental. The victim was identified


Three arrested with shabu

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Three suspects, including a drug surrenderer, were nabbed with P92,000 worth of suspected shabu and paraphernalia in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental, on Monday. A drug suspect, identified as Joselito Lumbrino, alias Amay, was apprehended by


Minor shot dead

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN A minor linked to a series of theft incidents and robbery cases, was shot and killed yesterday in Purok Bayanihan, Brgy. Villamonte, Bacolod City. The 17-year-old victim, whose identity is being withheld for being a minor,


Leni brushes aside lewd comments

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Vice-President Leni Robrero yesterday brushed aside comments against her by a student of the University of St. La Salle in Bacolod City, stressing that it is not she, who may have been affected, but the family


Miranda new chief of PRO-6

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Brig. Gen. Rolando Miranda is the new regional police director of Western Visayas. A member of the Philippine Military Academy Class 1990, Miranda will replace Brig. Gen. Rene Pamuspusan, effective today. He used to serve as

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Army nabs four ‘rebels’ at MPadilla checkpoint

The Army’s 3rd Infantry Division reported yesterday the arrest of four suspected New People’s Army rebels at a checkpoint in Brgy. Montilla, Moises Padilla, Negros Occidental, that also yielded explosives and a .45 caliber pistol.

United City keeps Ceres-Negros core

United City will be virtually intact for the upcoming Philippines Football League (PFL) season after the club formerly known as Ceres Negros kept most of its players in its AFC Cup lineup.

ARBOs to get P5M in farm machinery

The Department of Agrarian Reform Negros Occidental 1-North will turn over P5 million worth of farm machinery to five agrarian reform beneficiary organizations in the cities of San Carlos and Cadiz, and Murcia town this month.