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Jimenez: Clean toilets create good impression
THERE are many who say that they could not pee or drop it off when they are not in their own personal toilet.
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Pacete: Gormandizing in Negros 2
MY GOOD friend, Msgr. Guillermo "GG" Gaston, has opened my mind not only to appreciate Jerusalem Bible and to patronize what is Filipino.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
DENR eyeing Patag illegal occupants next
THE Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office in Negros Occidental will investigate next Barangay Patag in Silay City for possible encroachment by some private property owners in the protected area of the North Negros Natural Park .
NBI set to exhume teacher's remains
THE National Bureau of Investigation will conduct an autopsy on the remains of the 32-year-old teacher who died after giving birth at the Teresita L. Jalandoni Memorial Provincial Hospital last February 12. NBI-Bacolod special investigator Syrus Aluzan said on Monday that Dr. Nicasio Butin, medico-legal officer of their regional office in Iloilo ... (more)
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Pacete: Gormandizing in Negros
THE November 5, 1898 Revolution in Negros was conceptualized by the "Gastronomes," a group of good eaters from "buena familias" of Silay.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
When in Bacolod
THE City of Smiles is now within easy reach of the Dabawenyos anytime of the year, with the launching of Cebu Pacific's Davao-Bacolod route in January, this year.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Pacete: Ten datus of Madiaas: mythology or history?
I WAS confused by a piquant thought when Erlyn Alunan, the tourism officer of San Joaquin in Iloilo and my good friend, confirmed that she belongs to the royalty and she is a descendant of Datu Sumakuel.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
S nchez: By another name
"WHAT'S in a name? That which we call a rose. By any other name would smell as sweet," cried Juliet to her Romeo in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Aloha Medical Mission: Serving Negrenses for 10 years
IN MANY ways, Negros Occidental is a lucky province. With its bountiful land and sea resources, scenic tourist attractions, and warm people, Negrenses are discovering more and more reasons each day to live happily in this part of the country.
Pacete: Do we celebrate Arts Month in Negros?
TO SOME Negrosanons, the answer is "Yes!" Bago is trying to revive the "babaylan" artists through their rituals.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Jimenez: A new plane ride experience
TODAY I fly from Bacolod-Silay Airport to Davao International Airport on the direct flight of Cebu Pacific Air.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
A different approach to effective learning
TO MAKE learning more fun and effective, public schools in the 3rd District are now being introduced to cyber education, one of which is the use of Promethean Interactive Whiteboard in Math and Science.
Pacete: Silay Rondalla performs at CCP
THE Kabataang Silay Rondalla Ensemble is not only the "ambassadors of culture" of Silay City but also of Negros Occidental.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Jimenez: Negrenses can now fly direct to Davao
DAVAO City, the largest city in the world in terms of area, is now just an hour away from Negros Occidental.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Solid waste facility seen as power generation project
NEGROS Occidental Third District Rep. Alfredo Benitez yesterday said the proposed P300-million solid waste disposal facility in his area can also be developed into a power generation project.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
School for the Arts train young Silay artists
ARTISTICALLY gifted teenagers in Silay City need not wait for college before taking up formal schooling in their fields of interests.