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  1. Sugarcane stories Part 1: SilayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sun-Star

    IT'S been years since I stepped foot on Sugarlandia. What I recall was how small and quiet the place was.

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  2. VMAGC aims for 3rd win vs MF ComputerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sun-Star

    MAKING the 1st Orophil Shipping Open Basketball tournament as its testing ground, the VMA Global College will try to continue its winning streak when it meets MF Computer Solution of Silay City on Saturday. The Sharks aim for its third win at 4:30 p.m. against the Silaynons who were upset by Total Gas, 88-71, making the latter a tough opponent as it will try to even its win-loss record.

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  3. VMAGC Sharks rip CHMSC for 2-0 slateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Sun-Star

    THE Sharks of Visayan Maritime Academy-Global College found themselves in unfamiliar territorial waters, a far cry from its unimpressive stint in the Nopsscea men's basketball last year. With the transfer of former UNO-R Ram Cris Jan Dayumat and entry of veteran Rex Bayer, the host squad surprised Carlos Hilado Memorial State College of Talisay, 81-71 on Sunday for a 2-0 record.

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  4. Fire hits Kim Hock Marketing in SilayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Sun-Star

    TRANSPORT groups in Bacolod City and Negros Occidental have implemented a jeepney fare rollback of 50 centavos - from P7.50 to P7 for regular passengers - following the series of reductions in the... BACOLOD City Vice Mayor Greg Gasataya on Monday said the call of Pope Francis for politicians to end corruption is timely especially that the election fever in the Philippines is heating up. BACOLOD City Legal Officer Rayfrando Diaz II has threatened to sue state auditor Gloria Melba Joy Payofelin, audit team leader of Cluster 8 - Agriculture and Environment Team R6-40 of the... LA TRINIDAD, Benguet -- Governor Nestor Fongwan said the trading post in the province capital will remain open despite the eventual opening of the Agri-Pinoy Center.

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  5. DFL - exists to develop' Negros footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Sun-Star

    "WE WANT to see the development of football in Negros," said league commissioner Miguel Rivero in the opening ceremony of the 2015 Dynamic Football League First Conference at the Panaad Park and Stadium Saturday. Rivero said that with the participation of teams from San Carlos, Kabankalan and Silay, the league have reached other parts of the island and they hope that it will continue to grow.

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  6. Organic farming gaining groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Sun-Star

    ORGANIC farming in the Philippines has started gaining foothold, as many farmers are beginning to camp out into the farm fields sans the chemicals. In an interview, Lawyer Koronado Apuzen, executive director of the Foundation for Agrarian Reform Cooperatives in Mindanao , said going organic farming weighs more good than bad because it does not hurt the soil and the cost of it is less as compared to the traditional way of farming.

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  7. Bacolod police intensifies alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Sun-Star

    THE Bacolod City Police Office is on heightened alert to monitor the possible threat or presence of terrorist in the city. Sr. Supt.

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  8. Honeyman: Airport challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | Sun-Star

    THERE are many areas of activity which require mutually beneficial dialogue between the public and private sectors. The purpose of this article is to indicate that this dialogue needs to be improved.

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  9. Traveling on holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Sun-Star

    IF YOU are traveling this holiday season, these are few of the important reminders you should keep for your own sanity. Unless you want to curse yourself for being misinformed about how to make your trip hassle-free, then stop reading and get a taxi.

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  10. DOTC allots P781-million for Bicol airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA An estimated P781 million will be allotted to develop the Bicol international airport in Daraga, Albay, the Department of Transportation and Communications said. The new airport project involves the construction of several buildings including the operation and control tower, administration building, cargo terminal, and landside facilities.

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  11. Negros-Panay Bridge plan pushed furtherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Sun-Star

    THE issue of interconnectivity among major Visayan islands as a long-term measure to decongest key urban centers, including Metro Manila, has been discussed by officials of the Regional Development Council in Iloilo City on Tuesday. The discussion came with the continued push for the realization of the Negros-Panay Bridge being championed by Gov. Alfredo Maranon Jr., chair of the RDC.

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  12. Area 3 demolishes Area 9 in basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sun-Star

    GAME, full court press was enough for Area 3 to demolish Area IX, 75-58, in the Palarong Panlalawigan basketball competition at STI-West Negros University gym Monday. The Negros Occidental High School dribblers seemed lost all throughout as the Northern Negros cagers employed a devastating defensive strategy.

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  13. Pacete: Daigon 2014: A Ballroom ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sun-Star

    LIVE from Natalio G. Velez Sports and Cultural Center in Silay City, Daigon 2014 brought on stage "A Ballroom Christmas." This was sponsored by Kabuhi Foundation for Charity of Silay City Inc. This fantastic entertainment high in adrenaline and fun happened last Saturday evening.

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  14. DOTC to seek investors for airport projects worth P116-BRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | ABS-CBN News

    The Philippines will offer for tender next year six airport projects worth P116 billion under a public-private partnership scheme to help upgrade the country's ageing infrastructure. The Department of Transportation and Communications invited investors to pre-qualify and bid for contracts to develop, operate and maintain airports in key cities and tourist hubs in the central and southern Philippines.

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  15. Davao dribbers finish strongRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Sun-Star

    THE Davao City's 3 on 3 girls squad copped the gold medal in the women's division while the City's 3 on 3 boys team salvaged silver in the on-going Philippine Sports Commission-Philippine Olympic Committee Batang Pinoy National Finals 2014 held at the Bacolod Tay Tung High School here Friday afternoon. The Assumption College of Davao -bannered city girls team crushed Cebu Province in their gold medal showdown, 21-15.

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  16. Provincial Meet opens SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Sun-Star

    AS THE Batang Pinoy National Championships ends today, December 13, the 2014 Palarong Panlalawigan opens tomorrow at the Panaad Park and Stadium in Bacolod City. Expected to lead the opening rites are Gov. Alfredo Maranon, Jr. and Vice Gov. Eugenio Lacson, Provincial Schools Division Superintendent Juliet Jeruta, Bacolod City Lone District Rep. Evelio Leonardia and Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella.

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  17. Pacete: Christmas FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Sun-Star

    DECEMBER came from a Latin word "decem" which was originally the tenth month of the Roman calendar. During the time of Emperor Commodos, December was renamed "transcendent."

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  18. Pacete: Christmas and traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Sun-Star

    THE actual date of Christ's birth had never been recorded according to the Philippine Almanac. Christmas used to be celebrated only for a day, on January 6. That Christmas celebration was horribly dull compared to the festival marking the end of the winter solstice, the longest night of the year which fell on the eve of December 25. To draw the people away from this pagan ritual, the church started celebrating the birth of Christ on the same day as the festival.

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  19. Silay to unveil Christmas village todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Sun-Star

    SILAY City will formally unveil its award-winning Christmas Village today at 6:30 p.m. at the public plaza. The switch-on ceremony at the covered court will be led by Mayor Jose Montelibano, Vice Mayor Mark Golez, city councilors and public officials.

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  20. Legaspi: Death of a priestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Sun-Star

    THE whole Catholic Church, the religious communities of all the Provinces of the Order of Augustinian Recollects, and the faithful mourn and pray for the eternal repose of the soul of one of its members, Rev. Fr. Cornelio Moral, OAR.

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