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  1. Pacete: Behind the MassKara sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    DIZZYING action sequences in a rapid-fire montage style were taking place in Bacolod last week while frenetic high-speed chases in MassKara Festival took center stage. All of Bacolod was MassKara.

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  2. PDC ExeCom endorses P20-B Bacolod-Silay...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    THE Executive Committee of the Provincial Development Council of Negros Occidental endorsed to the Regional Development Council the P20-billion Bacolod-Silay Airport Expansion Project during its meeting at Nature's Village Hotel in Talisay City Tuesday. The P20.26-billion Bacolod Airport Development Project was among the major infrastructure projects approved by the National Economic and Development Authority Board last October 17. The meeting was presided by President Benigo S. Aquino III.

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  3. 5 must-try desserts in BacolodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | ABS-CBN News

    Although the moniker refers to the vast sugar plantations, these days it could well encompass the many homegrown pastry shops that proliferate in the City of Smiles. If you're planning to join the festivities in this weekend's Masskara Festival, make sure to try out some of these cafes, which can only be found in Bacolod.

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  4. Pangilinan: Bacolod and BeyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Sun-Star

    THE gastronomic and spiritual adventure in Bacolod and beyond continues. One of the most interesting chapels I have ever seen in my life is the Chapel of the Cartwheels at the Hacienda Gaston - San Jose in the quaint little town of Manapla.

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  5. 10 fun facts about our new MassKara QueenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Sun-Star

    THIS year's MassKara Queen Coronation Night was controversial and dramatic. With the final judges' tally scoring a tie, a breaking question was deemed necessary.

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  6. Valderrama: Historical ViganRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Sun-Star

    WHEN you think about tourist destinations in the Philippines, the top ten that usually come to mind are Boracay, the Rice Terraces, the Underground River at Puerto Princesa, the Chocolate Hills, Mayon Volcano, Taal Volcano, Taal Lake, Mount Apo, El Nido beach and Mount Kanlaon. What do these places have in common? They're all natural.

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  7. We see the future in Bacolod, Negros'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Sun-Star

    SM PRIME Holdings Inc. president and chief executive officer Hans Sy said his company's P1.5-billion investment in the SM City Bacolod Annex, which includes the Visayas's first SMX Convention Center, is a testament of their confidence in Bacolod City. Sy led the blessing and inauguration rites of the Annex at the mall's North Wing Thursday, with Annie Garcia, president of SM Supermalls, and Bacolod officials led by Representative Evelio Leonardia, Mayor Monico Puentevella, and Vice Mayor Greg Gasataya, and Silay City Mayor Jose Montelibano.

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  8. 6 PPP projects worth P133 B up for NEDA approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | ABS-CBN News

    The Department of Transportation and Communications is hopeful that the National Economic and Development Authority would approve today six major Public Private Partnership projects worth P133.2 billion. Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya said the agency's six PPP projects are part of the 18 projects scheduled to be tackled by the NEDA board today.

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  9. Another direct flight to Roxas City openedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Tourism regional office in Iloilo City welcomes another direct flight of TigerAir Philippines from Manila to Roxas City, Capiz as additional direct flights to boost the local tourism industry. DOT Regional Director Helen Catalbas said the maiden flight is slated on October 23, 2014 by TigerAir and a fitting program will be held by the airline in partnership with DOT.

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  10. 18 clubs join - Eskrima'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Sun-Star

    Eighteen different clubs from all over Visayas are seeing action in the two-day event, which includes exhibitions in arnis and other weapon-based martial arts. Fighters from La Carlota, Sagay, Murcia, Bago, Capiz, Guimaras, Iloilo, Valladolid, Silay and host-city Bacolod are also showcasing their skills.

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  11. Experiencing the best of Negros OccidentalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Sun-Star

    AROUND 1,400 tourism officers and stakeholders from across the country experienced the best of Bacolod City and Negros Occidental during the ATOP's 15th Annual National Convention last Oct. 2 to 4. They were brought to various immersion sites in the cities of Sagay, Victorias, Silay, Talisay, Murcia, Bacolod, and Bago and Murcia town to experience and learn from their community-based rural tourism programs, provincial supervising tourism officer Cristine Mansinares said. The three-day gathering kicked off with an opening ceremonies and Governor's Night hosted by Governor Alfredo Maranon Jr. at the Bacolod Pavilion Hotel.

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  12. S nchez: Reap the whirlwindRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Sun-Star

    OUR local governments in Negros Occidental are closely monitoring identified danger zones for flooding and landslides after Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration issued an advisory. Fine.

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  13. Pacete: Pagsanjan visits SilayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Sun-Star

    MAYOR Maita Javier-Ejercito of Pagsanjan, Laguna visited her hometown Silay last Monday. For Maita, it was a sentimental journey back.

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  14. A weekend of music and danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Sun-Star

    TWO diverse weekend treats await the music and dance aficionados of Bacolod and Silay Cities as "JazzKara" unfolds at 7 p.m. tonight at the La Proa Ballroom 2 of L'Fisher Hotel, while "Tatay" will be mounted at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Natalio G. Velez Sports and Cultural Center, popularly known as Kansilay Gym. "JazzKara" is on its third season this year.

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  15. Marian congregation receives property from Rojas familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Sun-Star

    THE Marian Missionaries of the Holy Cross received a 1.5-hectare property in Brgy. Blumentritt Murcia town from the Rojas family, headed by Enrique and Lourdes Rojas.

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  16. Proof for Bacolod-Silay airport project shownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Sun-Star

    BACOLOD City Representative Evelio Leonardia presented Monday documents as proof that the P20-billion fund to be sourced through public-private partnership is solely intended for the development of the Bacolod-Silay Airport. Leonardia called for a press conference after Mayor Monico Puentevella said the fund is intended for all airports in Western Visayas, not only for Bacolod-Silay Airport.

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  17. Pacete: Silay: Best Tourism-Oriented LGURead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Sun-Star

    YES! Silay City did it again. For the third time, Silay City has been chosen by the Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines as the Best Tourism-Oriented LGU .

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  18. Negros Occidental, Silay win top tourism...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | Sun-Star

    NEGROS Occidental and Silay City won top honors in the Pearl Awards of the Association of Tourism Officer of the Philippines held at L' Fisher Hotel in Bacolod City Saturday. The awards event capped the three-day national convention of ATOP hosted by Negros Occidental and Department of Tourism-Western Visayas Region.

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  19. Merzci re-opens in SilayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | Sun-Star

    The Merzci branch in Silay opened on December 6, 1996 yet. But to better serve its customers and patrons, it underwent a major renovation and held its grand re-opening last Wednesday.

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  20. Puentevella, Leonardia trade barbs over P20-...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Sun-Star

    BACOLOD City Mayor Monico Puentevella refuted the pronouncement of Representative Evelio Leonardia that the P20-billion fund for airport development is intended only for the expansion of Bacolod-Silay Airport. Puentevella said it is not true that the P20 billion is solely for the Bacolod-Silay Airport because it is also includes funds for other airport development projects in Western Visayas.

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