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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Pacete: Battle of Patag in Silay City, 2
WAR does not determine who is right; war determines who is left! Sir Modesto Palacios Sa-onoy is a historian.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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)
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.
Pacete: Battle of Patag in Silay City
IT WAS a sentimental journey back in time when Silay City hosted the commemoration of the Battle of Patag.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Albee's brother says he's not running for Congress
JOSE Francisco "Kiko" Benitez, brother of Negros Occidental Rep. Alfredo "Albee" Benitez , dismissed reports that he is running for congressman to succeed his brother if the lawmaker's plan to aim for a senatorial slot pushes through.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Sonny O. is richest mayor in Cebu's 5 component cities
TOLEDO City Mayor John Henry "Sonny" Osmena is the richest mayor among chief executives of Cebu's five component cities with a net worth of P148.68 million, according to his 2013 Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth .
Mon Jun 30, 2014
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."
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Pacete: Our hero is coming home, 4
ALL the passengers of PAL DC-3 who reached Quemoy Island were safe except for Capt.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
S nchez: One island, one green economy
MUCH of the discussions on the one-island region debates focused on the ethnolinguistic divide - Hiligaynon versus Cebuano-speaking Negrenses.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
Pacete: Our hero is coming home
SILAY in the past had produced prominent men and women who dedicated themselves to valor, heroism, arts, agriculture, banking, and public service.