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PHO: Dengue cases in Negros down 88%

DENGUE cases in Negros Occidental dropped by 88 percent in the first half of 2014 compared to the same period last year, records of the Provincial Health Office showed.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Sun-Star

A new look for PAL Bacolod ticket office

NATIONAL flag carrier Philippine Airlines inaugurated its newly refurbished Bacolod Ticket Office at the old Bacolod Airport in Barangay Singcang-Airport last Monday, July 7. PAL Bacolod branch head Rene Aviles, and Jun Sison, head of PAL operations at the Bacolod-Silay Airport, warmly welcomed Bacolod Mayor Monico Puentevella and other guests ... (more)

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Sun-Star

Emotional & behavioral disorders, 2

TWO weeks ago, the Philippine Mental Health Association Bacolod-Negros Occidental Chapter turned 38 on June 25. We continue to grow with the support of our benefactors, members, volunteers, staff and friends.

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Sun-Star

Battle of Patag commemorated

THE "Battle of Patag" in Barangay Patag, Silay City, Negros Occidental happened in 1945 during the Second World War, when American soldiers and Negrense guerillas fought against the Japanese forces.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Manila Bulletin

1,000 children with cleft palates go under the knife

More than 1,000 children and young adults with cleft lips and palates have benefited from the recent "Gift of Smiles" mega missions jointly conducted by the Bb.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Pacific Daily News

PXC creates developmental league

Three years after entering the Philippines mixed martial arts scene, Pacific Xtreme Combat has successfully earned its position as the top professional MMA league in the country.

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Sun-Star

Fighting malnutrition with BLT

BACOLOD City and Negros Occidental may be among the most progressive cities and provinces in the country but both topped the list of having the most number of malnourished children in public schools in Western Visayas last school year.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Sun-Star

Feasts in June

JUNE is a special month for the Sacred Heart Shrine in Bacolod because it holds many special celebrations.

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Explorations in contemporary dance

THE Dance Pull Company is celebrating eight years of commitment to honing the young and dedicated dancers in Negros Occidental.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Sun-Star

Franchette's birthday

A CLASSY lady and one of the most beautiful models I have in MWAH Models Bacolod is Franchette Anne Gelasque Laguda.

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Puentevella trumpets changes, bares plans

BACOLOD City Mayor Monico Puentevella gave Bacolodnons on Wednesday a rundown of the "significant changes" initiated by his administration in the past 12 months as he bared his plans for the city in the next two years.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Sun-Star

Cop nabbed for guns, drugs

THE performance of Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella has been rated as satisfactory by the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry as he delivers his State of the City Address on Wednesday afternoon.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Sun-Star

A celebration fit for a captain

FAMILY, friends, and former colleagues of Dr. Agripino Segovia, former president of Mountain View College, celebrated his 90th birthday at the Grand Royale Hotel at Goldenfield in Bacolod City last week.

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Emotional and behavioral disorders

LAST week, the Philippine Mental Health Association Bacolod-Negros Occidental Chapter celebrated its 38th anniversary with the theme: "Advocates of Peace: Pillars for a Mentally Health Community."

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Sun-Star

Dog deaths due to vaccination reported

Dr. Renante Decena, provincial veterinarian, said Monday that massive dog vaccination were conducted by the Provincial Veterinary Office in Cadiz City, Sagay City and neighboring areas after most of the rabies cases were confirmed in Cadiz.

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Town Hall meet, mass sign-on for Freedom of Info bill

SUPPORTERS of the long-delayed Freedom of Information bill hold a Town Hall meeting at the University of the Philippines Bahay ng Alumni building on Tuesday to kick-off a mass sign-on of an online petition asking President Benigno S. Aquino III and Speaker Feliciano Belmonte to fasttrack the passage of the measure.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Sun-Star

Celebrating 23 fruitful years of planting, harvesting seeds of faith

THE Bukas Loob sa Diyos Catholic, Charismatic and Covenant Community of Bacolod celebrated its 23rd anniversary last June 22. About 250 of 400 members attended the celebration at the Benjamin Hall along 5th St. in Bacolod, said district servant leader Teddy Lacson.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Manila Bulletin

11,225 pass nursing board exam

The Professional Regulation Commission announced that 11,225 out of 29,188 passed the Nurse Licensure Examination given in the cities of Manila, Bacolod, Baguio, Cabanatuan, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Dagupan, Davao, Iloilo, Laoag, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga last May 2014.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Philippines Today

Sta. Lucia Land gets Php 130-M reservation sales on lake community in Iloilo

Sta. Lucia Land Inc. has registered a total of Php 130 million worth of reservation sales for its Green Meadows Iloilo Phase I, the listed firm reported to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Thursday.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Sun-Star

A chat with a supermodel

THE first time I saw Kathleen Matillano when she was a teenager, I can already foresee that she will go a long way in the modeling world.

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