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Breastfeeding activity in Bacolod set today
IN CELEBRATION of the National Breastfeeding Awareness Month this August, the Bacolod Mom and Baby Club and the Institute for Negros Development will hold a half-day breastfeeding activity called Hakab Na Bacolod 2014 at the Santuario de la Salle today, August 2, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Hakab Na Bacolod 2014 will be held in coordination with the Big ... (more)
Thu Jul 31, 2014
S nchez: Bonding
"ONE of these things is not like the others/One of these things just doesn't belong/Can you tell which thing is not like the others/By the time I finish my song?" says the Sesame Street song, One Of These Things .
Pacete: Muscovado: The healthy option, 2
THE Hawaiian-Philippine Company in Silay is also a producer of muscovado sugar .
Streetlights installation set in September
BACOLOD City Councilor Caesar Distrito said Wednesday that the installation of the streetlights at the Bacolod-Silay Airport Access Road is set to start in September this year.
The beautiful gift of breastfeeding
WHEN my children were much younger, one of the things that I really enjoyed about motherhood was breastfeeding.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Christians in Lanao Norte join Muslims in celebrating end of Ramadan
KAUSWAGAN, Lanao del Norte - As Muslims ended their month-long fast, their Christian neighbors and friends brought fresh fruits and other gifts and joined the celebration of Eid ul Fitr in this municipality, known as the place where the "all-out war" in 2000 started.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
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.
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.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
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.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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.
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.
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 .
Pacete: Vigan: Wonder City
THERE is now a campaign for all Filipinos. Vote for Vigan to be one of the new seven wonder cities.