Armenia ceasefire

by Gwynne Dyer This time, the truce will last. The 2,000 Russian troops flying into Armenia this week and fanning out to police the ceasefire lines in Nagorno-Karabakh are being sent there for five years renewable, and neither Armenia nor

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‘We are winning the peace’

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff, Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, attributed the “winning of peace” to the National Task Force–Ending Local Communist Armed Conflict. Sobejana said yesterday that NTF-ELCAC is a mechanism of convergence among

2020 on loop

In my home, school is finally out and my kids will be “enjoying” their summer break at home, stuck in the same place they’ve been occupying for more than a year now. My two kids, who are now teenagers, face

Toboso farmers trained on corn production

More than 150 farmers from Toboso town, Negros Occidental recently joined a training on corn production to enhance their skills and knowledge on new farming technologies for a sustainable income and livelihood from agriculture. The training was initiated by the

Negros Occidental to adopt ICT apps of provincial scholars

The Negros Occidental Information and Communications Technology scholars enrolled at STI-WNU University in Bacolod City, presented to Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson their ICT outputs, that the provincial government will make use of, as part of employing ICT to spur economic

PH stocks gauge slips, peso rises anew vs. US dollar

The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) sustained its slide yesterday, partly on the increases in jobs in the US last April but the peso strengthened further against the US dollar. The main equities index further fell by 0.38 percent, or

19 Negros rebels surrender

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Philippine National Police reported yesterday the surrender of 19 members of the New People’s Army, who used to operate in Ilog and Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental. Brig. Gen. Rolando Miranda, regional police director of Western