Visayas newsbits for April 18, 2014
Over 200 education stakeholders are expected to attend the city's first Education Summit on April 21, 2014 at the Bacolod Pavillion Hotel.
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Tigerair offers Piso fare promo
TIGERAIR Philippines is offering a Piso fare promo for travelers who book between April 20 to 22 2014 for their travel break on Jan 1 to March 31, 2015.
In the land of Gigantes
A BOAT that had gone all too soon, and an on-the-dot appointment that called for Option B. The overnight ride would've been a leisurely 12-hour sail from the port of Cebu straight to the arms of soft-spoken Ilonggos.
1 killed, 15 wounded in airport road crash
A COLLISION between a Nissan Urvan and a public utility jeepney at an intersection of Bacolod-Silay Airport Access Road in Barangay Efigenio Lizares, Talisay City Tuesday morning claimed the life of a passenger and injured 15 others, police said.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Staging - taltal' through street theater
COMMUNITY and street theater is alive in the Philippines during Holy Week. Various popular Catholic devotions transform the entire country into a living, interactive theater replete with superstitious beliefs, reunions and parties.
Police to seal off drug-affected Brgy. 2
THE Bacolod City Police Office is planning to seal off drug-affected Barangay 2 in the wake of the series of drug raids in the village in recent weeks.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Negros through the eyes of a tourist
IT WAS my first time to visit Bacolod and Negros Occidental two weeks ago, in time for the weeklong Panaad sa Negros Festival.
Where speed matters
THE abandoned old Bacolod Airport came alive over the weekend as 104 sports cars intensely raced against each other for the 1st Bacolod Speed Festival.
Sapian is Bacolod's immigration head
RODELIO Sapian has been appointed by the Bureau of Immigration as the officer-in-charge alien control officer of Bacolod City.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
A royal return
AN ARTIST may wander for a while, trek new roads or try new styles, but he will always return to his home, and his old form.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Coast Guard on 'heightened alert' during Holy Week
MANILA The Philippine Coast Guard assured the public that it will continue to monitor the influx of passengers in different ports all over the country as part of its 'Oplan Kwaresma' program this year.
Homestay Program: Strengthening rural tourism
THERE'S an interesting thrust to maximize the tourism potentials of rural areas which cannot take in as much tourists and guests because of lack of hotels and pension houses.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Safety alert up for Holy Week
THE Philippine Army, Philippine National Police , and the Land Transportation Office are raising security alert for the coming Holy Week.
IT'S just last week, when all roads led to Barangay Mansilingan. It was the celebration of all festivals in Negros Occidental - Panaad.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
A night of never-ending dances
IT SEEMS like a night of never-ending dances at the Negros Museum in Bacolod last week.
Sangil: Chill In Poracay
It makes travelling better if you are with the family, and even better if you are accompanied by friends and political allies.
Korean tagged in woman's death released
A KOREAN national, who was the suspect of killing a woman in the Mercenary Inn in Bacolod City, was released Tuesday from the custody of Police Station 8 after his reglementary period had lapsed.
PDEA arrests 3 in buy-bust
Personnel of the Philippine Drugs Enforcement Agency-Western Visayas identified the suspects as Noemi Regacho, 36; Rey Arana, 33, and Neil Jalandoon, 27 -- all residents in Bacolod City.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Numerous complainants have said that they entered into an agreement with GA, paid money according to the agreement, and then found that they have not obtained what they paid for.