2 hrs ago
Pacete: Negros Occidental: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
YESTERDAY: 'Buglas' was the ancient name of Negros that literally means 'torn from'. Our island was torn from Cebu and Panay during a geological upheaval 50,000 years ago.
6 hrs ago
Ombion: Hocus PCOS
IF I WERE to believe the loose reports that the Precinct Count Optical Scan machines determined the outcome of the recently concluded mid terms elections, then I could as well conclude with a new thesis that election cheating in this country has become more organized, systematic and sophisticated, and only those in position of power could do it.
Mon May 20, 2013
Pacete: Negros at IFEX-Philippines
THE Negros staff manning the Negros Pavilion at the International Food Exhibition -Philippines are in an intense mood while seriously attending to the investors who are interested in Negros products.
Negros shows potential for drive, organic...
FORMER Tourism Secretary Mina Gabor, currently the president of the Automobile Association of the Philippines , said that Negros Occidental has great potentials for drive and organic tourism that could attract both national and International tourists.
Sun May 19, 2013
Army recruitment on
THE 3rd Infantry Division of the Philippine Army at Camp Macario Peralta, Jamindan, Capiz announces the recruitment schedule for Western Visayas and Negros Oriental.
Sat May 18, 2013
Sun.star essay: More cleaning up
THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources is urging electoral winners to clean up the after-election mess, and clean up intelligently.
Thu May 16, 2013
Benitez vows to re-file Sugarcane Bill
ELECTED Third District Congressman Alfredo "Albee" Benitez said he will re-file the Sugarcane Industry Development Bill which he sponsored during his first term.
Jimenez: Make sure you really serve
THIS column congratulates the newly elected officials of Bacolod City and Negros Occidental.
Tue May 14, 2013
Benitez, Mirasol, Ortiz win
In a text message to Sun.Star-Bacolod, Lacson extended his message to Benitez, saying, "The people have spoken.
Sanchez: Gracias a todos
SURE, there were flaws. But still, there is much to thank for in this midterm elections 2013.
Mon May 13, 2013
Man wanted for murder nabbed at voting precinct
MANILA, Philippines A 45-year-old man failed to cast his vote on Monday after he was hauled off to jail for murder in Negros Occidental.
Rama, Davide leading in Cebu polls
Reelectionist Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama and gubernatorial candidate Hilario "Junjun" Davide III maintained their lead over their opponents as of dawn Tuesday, based on partial and official results from the Commission on Elections .
Calligraphy of art
CALLIGRAPHY, the dictionary says, is beautiful or elegant handwriting. In the case of Iranian artist Hassan Eftekhari, he used Arabic script to create works of art that to the unlettered in Arabic or Persian script, looks like modern non-figurative art: numerous little squiggles in different vibrant colors which are actually letters or words seem ... (more)
Sun May 12, 2013
Millions of voters expected in Western Visayas
An estimated four million voters in Western Visayas region are expected to exercise their right to suffrage today, May 13, midterm polls.
Sat May 11, 2013
Claridad Clan Reunion
AFTER covering the 71st Anniversary celebration of the Fall of Bataan and the 53rd General Alumni Homecoming of the Negros Occidental High School, I got the rare privilege to be invited by World War II veteran and NOHS alumnus Mr Pio Rodrigo to the 33rd Claridad Clan Reunion that was held at the San Juan Nepomuceno Covered Court in Barangay Sum-ag, ... (more)
Pacete: Negros joins international food exhibition
FOOD tourism is a trend. People go to a place or to a gathering to discover new food.
Fri May 10, 2013
Joavan's escape vehicle with red plate found
The anti-graft office started a fact-finding investigation on Joavan Fernandez's alleged use of a government service when he escaped last Wednesday night.
Thu May 09, 2013
Pacete: Provincial Hospital Annex Building in Silay
THE Silay City Tourism Office was requested by my friend Marlin Sanogal, the provincial planning and development coordinator, to welcome Health Secretary Enrique T. Ona at the Bacolod-Silay Airport .
NBI raids cop's house
THE National Bureau of Investigation Regional Office and Bacolod City Police Office personnel seized assorted firearms and ammunitions during a raid Wednesday morning at the house of SPO1 Ricarido Rex Noble, the police said.
Wed May 08, 2013
W. Visayas police readies more forces for polls
THE Police Regional Office in Western Visayas region is all set to deploy augmentation forces in the whole region to ensure clean, safe, and fair May 13 polls.