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16 hrs ago | Sun-Star

A blessed house

THE Society of the Catholic Apostolate, also known as the Pallottines, inaugurated yesterday its first Formation House in the Philippines at Marapara I in Barangay Bata Bacolod City.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Pinoy toddler dies after free heart surgery in Texas

REDWOOD CITY, California Dave Gabriel, the two-year-old from Bacolod City, Philippines, who was recently brought by HeartGift Foundation to Houston, Texas so he could undergo free heart surgery, has died.

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Sun-Star

DOH awards Sandugo regional winners

FIFTY winners composed of individuals in the government and private sector were awarded on Tuesday for their involvement in the Sandugo blood-letting campaign in Western Visayas.

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Sun-Star

A new learning tool to polish English skills

FIVE students of the Negros Occidental Language Information Center in Bacolod City had enrolled for a week with the LEAP program.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sun-Star

DPWH to install lights at airport road

THE Department of Public Works and Highways has informed Talisay City Mayor Eric Saratan that a budget of P40 million has been allocated for the installation of LED lights at the Bacolod-Silay Airport Access Road where stone-throwing incidents causing damage to vehicles have been reported.

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Sun-Star

Looking for yourself? Check under an umbrella

LAST April, I shared an article about umbrellas. How each of us have our own unique umbrellas, or gifts, that keep us dry from the rain or cool under the sun.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sun-Star

Expanding tourism relations with Singapore and Malaysia

The challenge to meet this goal does not depend only on traditional Philippine destinations that have been marketed abroad over and over again for many years.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Sun-Star

Carmel of Bacolod now a pilgrim site

THE Feast of Our Lady of Carmel was on July 16. The Mass celebration was at 7:30 in the morning at the Carmelite Chapel.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Sun-Star

Honeyman: Ibaraki Prefecture

THE recent visit of Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Maranon Jr. to Ibaraki Prefecture in Japan is very welcome.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Sun-Star

Colonial comes to Bacolod

BACOLOD will host the July 2014 tour of the Colonial, a multi-sensorial and transnational solo dance-theatre piece presentation by a group of Filipino and Filipino-Canadian artists from Vancouver, Canada.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Sun-Star

Campuestohan Resort owner eyed for tourism star award

THE owner of Campuestohan Highland Resort in Talisay City is the lone Negrense nominee in the national Search for Tourism Star of the Department of Tourism .

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

MindaNews

a Sojourner's View: Remembering repression and courageous resistance

On 28 July 1985, 28 years ago, I was in Bacolod City. I had joined the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer after I was released from prison three months earlier.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Sun-Star

Rotarians lighting up communities

ROTARIANS from Negros, Panay, and southwest Mindanao-comprising the Rotary District 3850-are encouraged to "light up" communities and strengthen the "power of giving and volunteerism," as they continue their community and humanitarian service.

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Sun-Star

Jimenez: Stop those seat belt, helmet apprehensions

LAST weekend we were in Dumaguete City with some media friends to be part of the gathering of more than 200 big bikers from Ormoc, Bohol, Cebu, Tacloban, Dumaguete, Bacolod, Iloilo, Dapitan and Davao.

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Sun-Star

Celebrating friendship in style

I THINK even the humblest and simplest woman will agree with me when I say that looking good is important in being confident as a woman.

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Sun-Star

PHO: Dengue cases in Negros down 88%

DENGUE cases in Negros Occidental dropped by 88 percent in the first half of 2014 compared to the same period last year, records of the Provincial Health Office showed.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Sun-Star

A new look for PAL Bacolod ticket office

NATIONAL flag carrier Philippine Airlines inaugurated its newly refurbished Bacolod Ticket Office at the old Bacolod Airport in Barangay Singcang-Airport last Monday, July 7. PAL Bacolod branch head Rene Aviles, and Jun Sison, head of PAL operations at the Bacolod-Silay Airport, warmly welcomed Bacolod Mayor Monico Puentevella and other guests ... (more)

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Sun-Star

Emotional & behavioral disorders, 2

TWO weeks ago, the Philippine Mental Health Association Bacolod-Negros Occidental Chapter turned 38 on June 25. We continue to grow with the support of our benefactors, members, volunteers, staff and friends.

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Sun-Star

Battle of Patag commemorated

THE "Battle of Patag" in Barangay Patag, Silay City, Negros Occidental happened in 1945 during the Second World War, when American soldiers and Negrense guerillas fought against the Japanese forces.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Manila Bulletin

1,000 children with cleft palates go under the knife

More than 1,000 children and young adults with cleft lips and palates have benefited from the recent "Gift of Smiles" mega missions jointly conducted by the Bb.

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