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4 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Pacete: Muscovado sugar: The healthy option

I LIVE in Silay City where Hawaiian-Philippine Company is. This sugar mill is producing white sugar , brown sugar... and muscovado sugar.

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Yesterday | Sun-Star

Police, Army go on full alert today

THE Bacolod City Police Office go on full alert today, July 28, to maintain the peace and order in the city as militant groups are expected to hold protests during President Benigno S. Aquino III's State of the Nation Address this afternoon.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sun-Star

Streets should have trees'

THE geometric design of our roads should follow the rule of thirds: one-third for trees and landscaping, one-third for pedestrians and bicyles, and one-third for moving vehicles.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sun-Star

The streets of Negros and Iloilo

WILE Davao is steeped in history, we have to admit that this does not go with a good number of old houses and buildings to see and explore.

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Sun-Star

Night at the Museum

The Department of Tourism VI invited us over for a familiarization tour with Cebu Pacific showing off its direct Davao-Iloilo daily flights and three times a week Davao-Bacolod flights to a bunch of Davao journalists, me included.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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