Friday Sep 12
Stable water, power supply seen in 2015
Frank Carbon, president of Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry , said that before the year ends, Metro Bacolod will have its peaking sources from the diesel and biomass power plants in the village of Calumangan, Bago City. The construction of the 18.9-megawatt diesel-fired power plant of Energreen Power Development and Management Inc. is underway.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Lawmaker asks police to probe teen's death
VALENZUELA City Representative Sherwin Gatchalian called on the Philippine National Police-Western Visayas on Wednesday to thoroughly investigate the death of a 15-year-old high school student allegedly due to hazing. John Kurt Inventor, a third year student of the Abkasa National High School in Barangay Mandalagan, Bacolod City, died two days after he allegedly underwent fraternity initiation rites.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Human rights processing claims hit
THE agony of human rights victims during the Marcos regime is prolonged by the kind of system adopted by the Claims board, city designate focal person Fred Cana said. Fred Cana, who works at the office of City councilor Archie Baribar, said the processing of claims held in Bacolod City last July 3 and 4, and September 3 and 4 were not organized well.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Sanchez: Free at last
NO ONE appreciates freedom than those who have lost it. Just ask those detained either at the Bacolod City District Jail or at the BJMP Provincial Jail in Bago City.
Talisay cops now handling - frat hazing' case
THE Bacolod City Police Office endorsed on Monday to the Talisay City Police Station the investigation on the alleged hazing incident that resulted in the death of a 15-year-old student of Abkasa National High School in Barangay Mandalagan. Senior Superintendent Pedrito Escarilla, officer-in-charge of BCPO, said initial investigation revealed that the alleged hazing incident transpired in a dam in Barangay Matab-ang, Talisay City initiated by a certain "Puda."
2 engineers face raps for molesting minors,...
POLICE filed before the City Prosecutor's Office on Monday acts of lasciviousness and threat complaints against two engineers who allegedly molested two minor girls and a taxi driver inside a cab Sunday evening. Inspector Stephen Boniba, commander of Police Station 2, said the suspects are Joaquin Alquizar, 48, of Lopez-Jaena Streets, Barangay 31, Bacolod City, and Jose Darwin Daduros, 32, of Barangay Sto.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
P20-B airport expansion project approved
THE Department of Transportation and Communication has approved the P20-billion project for the expansion of the terminal and apron and the extension of the runway of the Bacolod-Silay Airport. Bacolod City Representative Evelio Leonardia said Thursday the project will be implemented by the DOTC under an Operate-Add-Transfer scheme with the private sector.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
All set for inauguration of new river port
SENATE President Franklin Drilon, to be assisted by Philippine Ports Authority General Manager Juan Sta Ana, will lead in the inauguration and blessing of the P230-million new river port complex in Lapuz area along the Iloilo River on Friday, September 5. To be managed by the PPA, the P230-million project will cater to the needs of fast-crafts going to Bacolod City and back, as well as the roll-on-roll-off vessels going to Manila, Cagayancillo and Palawan.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
A mother is God's masterpiece
TODAY I pay tribute to mothers everywhere. Indeed, they are one of God's best masterpieces.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
J.CO Donuts opens 2 branches in Cebu
INDONESIAN food chain J.CO Donuts and Coffee continues its aggressive expansion in the Philippines as it simultaneously opened two branches in Cebu on Monday: in Ayala Center Cebu and SM City Cebu.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
MassKara dancers wow Tokyo
The audience at the 2014 Philippine Festival held in this Japanese capital were very happy to finally see the world-renowned MassKara Festival up close and personal.
Silay police chief, aide injured in road accident
THE police chief of Silay City, Negros Occidental and his aide were injured in a road accident at Taytay Pedrosa, Circumferential Road in Barangay Alijis, Bacolod City Sunday morning.
S nchez: Dial 117
Well, almost. In North America, call 911 from a landline or cellphone when faced with an emergency.
Leonardia pushes for airport expansion anew
BACOLOD City Rep. Evelio Leonardia has asked anew the Department of Transportation and Communications to act on the proposed expansion of the Bacolod-Silay Airport.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Noli restaging in US reunites Negrenses
THE first restaging of Noli Me Tangere The Musical at the Aratani Theater in Los Angeles over the weekend became a reunion for many Negrenses who were either part of the show or came to watch it.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Bacolod emerging city for real estate'
JONES Lang La Salle country head David Leechiu has mentioned Bacolod City as one of the emerging provincial commercial districts that is being eyed by various real estate companies and institutions.
Police steps up watch vs Ozamiz rob group
THE Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office continues to monitor the reported presence of the Ozamiz robbery group in the province especially in Bacolod City.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Under the August skies
AS I write this, August 2014 is about to come to an end. In much of the Western world, the blistering days of summer slowly gives way to the picture-perfect months of autumn.
BLT marks 6th year in Negros Occidental
THE Busog Lusog Talino School Feeding Program managed by the University of St. La Salle in Bacolod is now on its 6th year of implementation in the province of Negros Occidental.
Sign-up station vs - pork' set up
UP center for the petition to abolish the Priority Development Assistance Fund program and other lump-sum releases has been set up at the entrance of the San Sebastian Cathedral in Bacolod City.