PrimeWater takes control of Bacolod water operation

The Villar Group’s PrimeWater Infrastructure Inc. will invest a total of P1.6 billion to improve the water supply system in Bacolod City during the first five years of its 25-year joint venture agreement with the Bacolod City Water District.          

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Punta Bulata revisited

After a long hiatus of two years, I treated myself to a three-day retreat at my favorite resort spa in Negros Island. Having survived a year of quarantine and self-isolation, a well-deserved sun and sea holiday proved to be the

Himamaylan cops top performance evaluation rating

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Himamaylan City Police Station did it again. Under the leadership of P/Maj. Romeo Vargas, the station topped the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office Unit Performance Evaluation Rating (UPER) anew for the month of January. NOCPPO

Guvs to appeal IATF reso on travel protocols

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The League of Provinces of the Philippines will make an appeal on Resolution 101 issued by the National Inter-Agency Task Force, that states that testing should not be mandatory for travelers, except when the local government

Cops nab 8, seize P290K in ‘shabu’

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III & GILBERT P. BAYORAN Operatives of the Bacolod City Police Office seized P234,000 worth of suspected shabu in two drug-buy bust operations in barangays Alijis and Singcang-Airport Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively. Station 8 policemen arrested

The Mountain of God

Every second Sunday of Lent, the gospel reading tells the story of the Lord’s Transfiguration. This event happens six days after that deciding moment in Caesarea Philippi when Peter confesses his faith in Jesus as the Messiah, and in turn,

Supplemental permit guidelines for telco towers up

The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) will issue a supplemental Joint Memorandum Circular (JMC) next month to end the confusion experienced by local government units on the issuance of “permits, licenses, and certificates for the construction of shared passive telecommunications tower