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

8 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Pacete: Community tourism success story

THE Beginning. It was sometime in 1976 when the Adela Community Organization was founded.

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Related Topix: Philippines, World News, Life, Fruits, Food, Home Gardening, Home, Opinion

12 hrs ago | Philippines Today

Solon wants exemption for individual taxpayers raised to Php100,000

A neophyte lawmaker is seeking to increase the personal exemption for individual taxpayers to Php100,000 from the present Php50,000 so that the government can reduce the burden of the people and alleviate their economic condition.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Sun-Star

Amazing designs of a theater genius

STUDENTS of art and design will love the latest exhibit at The Negros Museum. Badong Salvador Bernal Designs the Stage was brought to Bacolod by the Cultural Center of the Philippines with sponsorships from 2GO and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts .

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Related Topix: Theater, Philippines, World News, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Sun-Star

Training young campus journalists

ARMED with pen and paper, the young campus writers of Tabao National High School in Valladolid and San Enrique National High School in San Enrique braved the rain over the weekend to attend a seminar-workshop on basic journalism.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Philippines, World News,

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Sun-Star

Negros Museum hosts exhibit on theater design

AN ART exhibit on theater stage design opened at the Negros Museum in Bacolod last August 20 and will run until September 15. Titled "BADONG-Salvador Bernal Designs the Stage," the exhibit features the art of theater design which remains largely unknown or unappreciated due to the lack of awareness of what it requires and how crucial it is to a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Philippines, World News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sun-Star

Ninoy, Cory and PNoy 2

THE statement of Ninoy has become classic. "The Filipino is worth dying for." Cory Aquino became President of the Philippines on Feb. 25, 1986 .

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Sun-Star

Domus Dei: The face of God

EVERY August 15, the Assumption Alumnae of Bacolod come together in fellowship to honor Our Lady and our alma mater.

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Sun-Star

Capitol heightens watch vs robbery

THE Negros Occidental Provincial Capitol in Bacolod City is observing heightened security alert to deter robbery incidents after the city halls of Escalante and Bago lost cash and equipment recently.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sun-Star

Apprehend vehicles without car plates, lights

THE complaints of motorists allegedly being bothered by the rampant apprehension by the traffic authorities of violations of safety belt and safety helmet laws have drawn the ire of many.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Philippines, World News, Opinion

Sun-Star

28 Negrense OFWs get assistance

Under the Financial Relief Assistance Program , the Owwa provides aid for overseas workers who are forced to return home.

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Sun-Star

Orchids to keep the stress away

NOOS president Ana Mercedes Gatuslao said, "Growing orchids is very relaxing, most especially if you live a stressful life.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sun-Star

Ways to mitigate oil spill done: 2Go

PENDING the evaluation and final decision of the Maritime Industry Authority board on the investigation of two passenger vessels' collision a year ago, the management of 2Go Group yesterday said it has adopted several measures to mitigate effects of the oil spill.

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Sun-Star

Bacolod celebrates Korea in day-long festival today

THE Bacolod-Korean Friendship Festival is today's main event in the city, featuring various activities at the Bacolod People's House.

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Related Topix: Travel, Philippines Travel, Bacolod, Philippines Travel, Asia Travel, Philippines, World News, South Korea, Asia,

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Manila Bulletin

Visayas Newsbits for August 15, 2014

Bacolod City, Negros Occ. - The Commission on Elections will hold satellite barangay registration every Saturday from August 23 to September 27. Negros Occidental Provincial Elections Supervisor Jessie Suarez said the activity is based on a new Comelec order to saturate all areas for voters' registration.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Sun-Star

Empowering the women in the 3rd District

They learn how to make bath soap, detergent powder, dishwashing liquid and fabric conditioner, and candles which they can use in their homes or sell for an extra income.

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Sun-Star

P4.4M worth of seized illegal drugs...

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency destroyed on Tuesday about P4.4 million worth of shabu and marijuana at the crematorium of Acropolis Gardens in Bacolod City.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Sun-Star

Pacete: History on Wheels: Beyond the classroom

SILAY City Tourism Office has been coordinating Silay City Division Office on varied DepEd activities.

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Sun-Star

Police on alert vs Ozamiz rob group

THE Bacolod City Police Office raised its alert level amid reports of the presence anew of members of the Ozamiz robbery group in the city.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Philippines Today

Negros Oriental gears up for World Tourism Week and Buglasan Festival

The Sidlakang Negros Association of Tourism Officers has started discussing initial preparations for different events for the coming months, especially World Tourism Week next month and the province's Buglasan Festival in October.

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Sun-Star

JVR orders student evacuation

THE Talisay City Government has ordered the immediate evacuation of students and teachers from a public elementary school that was hit by landslides since last month.

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