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7 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

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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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

Philippines Today

International kid campers to join cultural heritage tour in Silay City

The Silay City Government in Negros Occidental through its Tourism-Cultural Division will host the "Lagaw-Kultura sa Silay," a cultural heritage and hacienda tour, on July 16. This will be participated in by international children campers from the Philippines, Denmark, Norway, Costa Rica, Italy, Colombia, Mexico, Portugal and Vietnam.

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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

Pacete: Battle of Patag in Silay City, 2

WAR does not determine who is right; war determines who is left! Sir Modesto Palacios Sa-onoy is a historian.

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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

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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Sun-Star

Mara on to Degamo: - Make a stand on one-island region'

NEGROS Occidental Governor Alfredo Maranon Jr. said Wednesday that Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo should make a definite statement on his stand regarding the proposed one-island region.

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