22 Bacolod areas prone to flooding

Twenty-two areas in Bacolod City prone to flashfloods and were inundated Oct. 3, following a heavy downpour, were identified by the city Oct. 4, and Mayor Alfredo Benitez said short and long term plans will be put in place to alleviate the problem.

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EDITORIAL & OPINION

Progress for Negros

On November 11, 2000, the first issue of the Negros Weekly news-magazine came off the press.
Created to cater to the information needs of the Negrosanon community, the weekly publication managed to establish its own readership. With the support of local advertisers, it survived the years of challenges without missing a single issue week after week.

Progress for Negros

On November 11, 2000, the first issue of the Negros Weekly news-magazine came off the press.
Created to cater to the information needs of the Negrosanon community, the weekly publication managed to establish its own readership. With the support of local advertisers, it survived the years of challenges without missing a single issue week after week.

UNDP biofinancing in NegOr

In its attempt to provide financial resources to damages in bio-diversity in times of calamities and other disasters, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has formulated a financing program to ensure conservation until full recovery of certain affected areas in Negros Oriental.

Our obsession with royalty

I realized that the American love affair and obsession with kings and queens was very much live and well in 1957, when Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip made their first state visit to the United States, five years into her reign. The country went completely ga-ga. That’s not to say that everyone was impressed.

Peace and gratefulness

Among the critical situations The General Assembly is tackling are global health and health security issues, widespread and mounting food insecurity, concerns over climate change issues and the renewed escalation of war in Ukraine and other conflicts, like the China – Taiwan tension and other regional upheavals.

Faithful Queen

Queen Elizabeth was buried at Windsor Castle on Monday, Sept. 19, beside her husband Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.
While many mourn the loss, hope is found in the midst of grief. And this is because of the promise made by God and our Savior, Johnson concluded, as he referred to what Ecclesiastes 3:11 said, “Our time on earth may be limited but our time with Christ is endless.”

FEATURES

‘Workers must not be left behind’

The new administration under President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., or PBBM, must make sure that workers are not left behind in the government’s roadmap toward economic growth.

Vying for the crown

Negrosanon beauties Jarizz Borcelas of Sagay City and Jayra Aliyah Olvinada of Cadiz City, both of Negros Occidental, are among the Top 20 finalists in the Miss Philippines Earth 2022 pageant, with the grand coronation night set August 6 in Coron, Palawan.

Passing the Bar exams amid the COVID crisis

Hard work and sleepless nights – amid the coronavirus disease pandemic – finally paid off for these two law graduates of the University of St. La Salle in Bacolod City, who were best buddies in school and group mates during the review for the Bar examinations.