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Local news for Central Visayas, Philippines continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

8 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Loney, I'm Mr. Loney

WHEN we dock at the Iloilo pier from Bacolod, we are actually docking at the wharf named after an important figure in Iloilo history who also figured prominently in Negros.

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17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Raging husband arrested after hanging family dog then setting fire...

Billionaire hedge-funder husband 'blindsides' his wife of 11 years by filing for divorce while she is on vacation with their three children 'I trusted God from the first instant.

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19 hrs ago | Sun-Star

DA honors 11 reg'l Gawad Saka awardees

THE Department of Agriculture office in Western Visayas will honor 11 outstanding individuals and groups as awardees of the Regional Gawad Saka Award 2014 on July 30 in glittering ceremonies at the Iloilo Midtown Hotel.

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23 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Taj Mahal of Negros Occidental

AGRA, Uttar Pradesh in India is known for its Taj Mahal, a white marble mausoleum built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife.

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Yesterday | Sun-Star

S nchez: Arguments against an island region

UNA vez mas. Valencia Mayor Edgar Teves, former vice governor of eastern province of Negros, explained last week why he opposes the One Negros Island Region proposal.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sun-Star

CCCI's bloodletting collects 400 bags

MORE than 400 bags of blood were collected during the third grand bloodletting activity held simultaneously at the Cebu City Sports Center and University of Cebu Lapu-Lapu and Mandaue campus.

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Sun-Star

Reader's Digest names Camella - trusted brand'

FOR three years running, Reader's Digest named Camella as one of Asia's Trusted Brands - and for the third straight year, the company was handed a Gold Award.

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Sun-Star

Security measures for BSAAR pushed

THE City Council of Bacolod approved Wednesday a resolution requesting the Department of Public Works and Highways, the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office, and local government units to put up security measures to safeguard the lives and properties of the motorists passing by the Bacolod-Silay Airport Access Road .

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Sun-Star

Pacete: Vigan: Wonder City

THERE is now a campaign for all Filipinos. Vote for Vigan to be one of the new seven wonder cities.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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

Long road ahead for Mananga Water Park

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources 7 yesterday said they will evaluate the feasibility study on Talisay City Mayor Johnny V. delos Reyes's plan to convert Mananga River into a "Mananga Water Park" once they receive it.

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Sun-Star

Overseas-based, homegrown face-off in Mutya 2014

AFTER several months of screening from overseas Filipino communities and regional search nationwide, Mutya ng Pilipinas announces the 30 official candidates this year.

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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

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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Fri Jul 18, 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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Sun-Star

Police seize P1M shabu stash, nab 6 suspects

MORE than P1.4 million worth of shabu was confiscated while seven alleged drug pushers were arrested in separate operations in Central Visayas last Thursday and yesterday.

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