2 hrs ago
Outstanding Bacolodnons lauded
THE City Government of Bacolod led by Mayor Evelio R. Leonardia with the presence of Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel, III led the awarding of the outstanding Bacolodnons and government employees, corporate, and individual taxpayers during the 75th commemoration of the signing of the Charter of the City of Bacolod held yesterday at the grand lobby ... (more)
6 hrs ago
Pimentel reiterates support for sugar industry
ELECTED Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III made good on his pre-election promise, as he met yesterday with sugar industry stakeholders and provincial government officials at a dinner tendered in his honor by the National Federation of Sugarcane Planters, Inc headed by Enrique D. Rojas.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Puentevella, Mara on vow to work for greater good
BACOLOD City Mayor-elect Monico Puentevella paid a courtesy visit to Governor Alfredo Maranon Jr. in his office at Capitol on Monday to share notes on what they can do together to bring greater good for Bacolod and the province of Negros Occidental.
C's is it
LOVERS of French food will want to know that C's CafA© at L'Fisher Hotel has included an array of authentic French breads in their pretty little bread baskets.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Honeyman: Education: will anarchy rule?
ONE of the many neglected areas when the Department of Education was pushing for what has become RA 10533 is the interaction between secondary and tertiary education.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
A kind man is a strong, wise man
MSGR. Vic Rivas said, during the Feast of the Sacred Heart celebrations, that he did not learn kindness only when he entered the seminary.
Hot' cars land 2 ladies in jail
TWO women who were allegedly involved in a series of car thefts in Metro Cebu were arrested Friday by the police.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
4 rebel returnees get P200K
FOUR more rebel returnees received Wednesday a total of P200,000 from the government in line with the "Guns for Peace" program of the Armed Forces of the Philippines .
Pacete: The Sister Michelle that I know
FOR her family and friends, she is Dory Gamboa. For us, volunteer social workers of BINHI-Chito Foundation, she is Sr. Michelle, a Good Shepherd sister.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Dengue cases up 552%
THE number of dengue cases in the province has increased by 552 percent from January to June this year compared to the same period last year.
Mikael and Andrea - excited to join the Hugyaw Silay Festival 2013
WHAT better way to kick-off GMA Network's newest morning soap With A Smile bannered by the on-screen love tandem of Mikael Daez and Andrea Torres than to bring it to Silay City -- Negros Occidental's "seat of arts, culture and heritage."
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Learning a thing or two from Bayangan Village
If we have our local pottery industry, Aklan has its own, too. Barangays Pahanocoy south of Bacolod and Guinahalaran in Silay are both famous for their clay products.
W. Visayas bids 3 sites for APEC meetings
THREE sites in Western Visayas bidded to be the venue for the Ministerial Meetings of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation where the Philippines is set to be the host country.
Community Leaders from Barangay 1, Bacolod City, Philippines join the Fight Against Human Trafficking
After watching the CNN Freedom Project documentary "The Fighters", community leaders from Barangay 1, Bacolod City, Philippines affirms commitment to help in the fight against human trafficking.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Honeyman: The education imbroglio
ONE of the least unsatisfactory aspects of our education system before RA 10533 was the wide range of opportunities open to the 33% of our school leaders who have gained a high school diploma.
THERE is good news in the 4Ps, or the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program, better known as the conditional cash transfer program, so says the Department of Social Welfare and Development Region 6. I joined my local media colleagues with the dialog with the DSWD Region 6 during the Advocacy Forum with Information Officers of Local Government Units, ... (more)
Philippines and Bacolod big bikers to Borneo big bike festival
AROUND 30 big bikers from the Visayas Confederation of Big Bikers, led by its Club President Rolando Ting of Cebu City and Chairman of the National Federation of Motorcycle Clubs Philippines Manolet Lamata of the Thunderbugs Bacolod Motorcycle Club, flew to Kuching, Malaysia via Kuala Lumpur last weekend to be part of the Philippine representation ... (more)
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Editorial: Close, open, close, open
THE Hotel and Restaurant Association of Baguio wrote President Benigno Aquino III and local officials seeking for the rehabilitation and upgrading of the Loakan Airport in a bid to host international events and conferences.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Taking stock, getting stuck
THAT SOCIAL MEDIA in the Philippines is shamelessly immature and fledgling - is a debatable proposition.
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