Pacete: Negros Occidental: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
YESTERDAY: 'Buglas' was the ancient name of Negros that literally means 'torn from'. Our island was torn from Cebu and Panay during a geological upheaval 50,000 years ago.
Ombion: Hocus PCOS
IF I WERE to believe the loose reports that the Precinct Count Optical Scan machines determined the outcome of the recently concluded mid terms elections, then I could as well conclude with a new thesis that election cheating in this country has become more organized, systematic and sophisticated, and only those in position of power could do it.
Mon May 20, 2013
Negros shows potential for drive, organic...
FORMER Tourism Secretary Mina Gabor, currently the president of the Automobile Association of the Philippines , said that Negros Occidental has great potentials for drive and organic tourism that could attract both national and International tourists.
Sun May 19, 2013
Army recruitment on
THE 3rd Infantry Division of the Philippine Army at Camp Macario Peralta, Jamindan, Capiz announces the recruitment schedule for Western Visayas and Negros Oriental.
Thu May 16, 2013
Jimenez: Make sure you really serve
THIS column congratulates the newly elected officials of Bacolod City and Negros Occidental.
Tue May 14, 2013
Benitez, Mirasol, Ortiz win
In a text message to Sun.Star-Bacolod, Lacson extended his message to Benitez, saying, "The people have spoken.
Sanchez: Gracias a todos
SURE, there were flaws. But still, there is much to thank for in this midterm elections 2013.
Sun May 12, 2013
Millions of voters expected in Western Visayas
An estimated four million voters in Western Visayas region are expected to exercise their right to suffrage today, May 13, midterm polls.
Sat May 11, 2013
Claridad Clan Reunion
AFTER covering the 71st Anniversary celebration of the Fall of Bataan and the 53rd General Alumni Homecoming of the Negros Occidental High School, I got the rare privilege to be invited by World War II veteran and NOHS alumnus Mr Pio Rodrigo to the 33rd Claridad Clan Reunion that was held at the San Juan Nepomuceno Covered Court in Barangay Sum-ag, ... (more)
Thu May 09, 2013
Pacete: Provincial Hospital Annex Building in Silay
THE Silay City Tourism Office was requested by my friend Marlin Sanogal, the provincial planning and development coordinator, to welcome Health Secretary Enrique T. Ona at the Bacolod-Silay Airport .
Wed May 08, 2013
NBI raids cop's house
THE National Bureau of Investigation Regional Office and Bacolod City Police Office personnel seized assorted firearms and ammunitions during a raid Wednesday morning at the house of SPO1 Ricarido Rex Noble, the police said.
W. Visayas police readies more forces for polls
THE Police Regional Office in Western Visayas region is all set to deploy augmentation forces in the whole region to ensure clean, safe, and fair May 13 polls.
Smart expands LTE coverage, unveils unli data plan with S4
SMART Communications, Inc. continues to expand what it described as the country's largest Long Term Evolution network, bringing mobile broadband to more areas outside Metro Manila such as Ilocos Norte, Tagaytay City, Bohol, Bacolod City and Davao del Sur.
Bishops openly endorse poll candidates
The archdiocese of Cebu has come out with a list of senatorial candidates, openly endorsing them.
Tue May 07, 2013
Philippines to host APEC 2015'
The Department of Tourism Central Luzon office has announced that the Philippines is set to chair and host the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in 2015.
Mon May 06, 2013
Comelec, not LGU shoulders poll expenses -...
COMMISSION on Election commissioner Grace Padaca on Monday said that all election expenses are shouldered by the Comelec and not by the Local Government Unit .
Sun May 05, 2013
Angara's wife asks support from fellow Negrenses
NEGRENSE Tootsie Echauz Angara has asked her fellow Negrenses to vote for her husband Team PNoy senatorial bet Aurora Representative Juan Edgardo "Sonny" Angara.
Rebels attack mine site, kill 5 soldiers
FIVE soldiers were killed and two others were wounded when armed men believed to be members of the New People's Army attacked the exploration site of Philex Mining's Bulawan Project in Sitio Umas, Barangay Camindangan, Sipalay City, around 9 p.m. Friday, May 3. Based on military report, those who were killed in action were identified as Corporal ... (more)
Sat May 04, 2013
Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines
In cathedrals around the Philippines, huge black and red banners are asking the faithful to choose between "Team Life" and "Team Death", with priests warning the nation's soul is at stake.
Habitat builds the Visayan dream
Habitat for Humanity Philippines National Board of Trustees Ino Reyes, Becky Maronilla, Vice Chairman Erlyn Campos, and Chairman Bong Recio It was a night of gaiety and revelry as Habitat for Humanity Philippines Philippines gathered government and business leaders in the Visayas to launch 'I Build My Visayan Dream" at the Shangri-la Mactan, Cebu ... (more)