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  1. Traveling on holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | 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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  2. DOTC allots P781-million for Bicol airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | 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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  3. Negros-Panay Bridge plan pushed furtherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | 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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  4. Area 3 demolishes Area 9 in basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | 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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  5. Pacete: Daigon 2014: A Ballroom ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | 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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  6. DOTC to seek investors for airport projects worth P116-BRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | 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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  7. Davao dribbers finish strongRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | 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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  8. Provincial Meet opens SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | 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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  9. Pacete: Christmas FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | 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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  10. Pacete: Christmas and traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | 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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  11. Silay to unveil Christmas village todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | 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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  12. Legaspi: Death of a priestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | 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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  13. Pacete: Silay Christmas Village: Culture and advocacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Sun-Star

    SILAY Christmas Village is a recipient of a Pearl Award as outstanding tourism cultural program. The recognition was given by the Department of Tourism and Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines .

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  14. Thousands start returning homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Sun-Star

    THE number of Negrenses who fled their homes over the weekend due to Typhoon Ruby reached more than 70,000 in 21 cities and towns across Negros Occidental. As of Monday noon, however, a total of 16,905 evacuees in the cities of Silay, Talisay, Kabankalan, La Carlota and Bago, and the towns of Manapla, E.B. Magalona and Cauayan have already returned home.

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  15. No CommentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Manila Bulletin

    On December 9, 2014 is the feast day of San Juan Diego, the first indigenous American saint to whom Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Patroness of the Philippines, appeared in 1531 in Mexico. Bishop Mylo Hubert Vergara will celebrate a novena mass in his honor and in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe at 6:30 p.m. at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Makati City.

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  16. 66,000 seek refugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Sun-Star

    ALMOST 66,000 individuals in Negros Occidental, including Bacolod City, sought refuge over the weekend against heavy rains and strong winds brought by Typhoon Ruby . Records of the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office showed that by Sunday night the evacuees have reached 63,497 individuals, or 16,252 families.

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  17. Text2Teach wins award in Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | ABS-CBN News

    Text2Teach, a mobile education project in the Philippines, received the Gold Standard Award for Public Private Partnerships, Hong Kong last Friday. The award, handed out by Public Affairs Asia, recognized Text2Teach's success in implementing an innovative education project that harnesses the strengths of business, government, and nonprofit sectors.

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  18. 4 localities in NegOcc vulnerable to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Sun-Star

    STUDIES conducted by the Provincial Environment Management Office revealed that four local government units in Negros Occidental have "very high vulnerability" to landslides. The result of the assessment on vulnerability to landslides was presented by Pemo head Wilfredo Ramon Penalosa during the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council meeting at the Office of the Governor Friday.

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  19. Silay Fide Master wins rapid chess tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Sun-Star

    SILAY City's Fide Master Sander Severino ruled the 1st Piaya TV Network/First Community Bank Negros Mixed Masters 2014 Invitational Rapid Chess Tournament held at The District Ayala Mall, Talisay City on November 26 and 27. He was followed by Ernie Abanco for third place with P6,000 and a medal; Michael Ocido, fourth place P4,000 and a medal; and Xavier Verdun, fifth place and a medal. The event was made possible through the efforts of former Negrense players Antonio Ivan Aguirre and Senior US Master Hugo Villanueva.

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  20. Pacete: Why Malaca ang Palace?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Sun-Star

    EVEN "Pambansang Kamao" Manny Pacquiao dreams to live at Malacanang Palace someday as president of this republic. It is more fun to be there.

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