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What almost eclipsed the SONA - Visayan Daily Star
I asked a friend if she had watched the State of the Nation Address of the President on TV. “No,” she said. “He was speaking in Tagalog, and I admit I have a hard time understanding what he says”. So, she added, “I decided to wait for the news in ...
Policeman denies killing BM - Visayan Daily Star
The policeman linked to the murder of Negros Occidental Board Member Renato Malabor and his bodyguard, yesterday denied involvement in the twin killings. Police Officer 1 Robert Rito, who is assigned at the Isabela Police Station, was among those charged ...
Egg prices in Negros decrease - Visayan Daily Star
There is an egg oversupply in Negros Occidental that has led to cheaper egg prices this week, Provincial Veterinarian Renante Decena said yesterday. We developed and established the backyard type of poultry, including the dual-purpose type used for both ...
Brgy officials can avail of PEI - Visayan Daily Star
Barangay officials may also be granted the Productivity Enhancement Incentive, as mandated by Executive Order 181 of President Benigno Aquino, provided it is within the personnel services limitation of the barangay. The clarification was made by the ...
8-year-old raped by playmate - Visayan Daily Star
A grade 7 student who allegedly raped an 8-year-old girl in Barangay Taculing, Bacolod City, Friday, was turned over to the Social Development Center Tuesday, Senior Insp. Dianne Grace Cathedral, Bacolod Women and Children Protection Desk chief, said ...
Pay for our land, Arroyo calls - Visayan Daily Star
Several years after the 157-hectare property of the family of former First Gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo in Hacienda Bacan, Brgy. Guintubhan, Isabela in Negros Occidental was distributed by the Department of Agrarian Reform to farmer beneficiaries, its ...
14 schools join Fair 2015 - Visayan Daily Star
Fourteen private high schools, colleges and universities, including three public HS, in Dumaguete City, are participating in the two-day School Fair 2015 until today, spearheaded by the Department of Education Division of Dumaguete, titled “Soar High ...
WITH MODESTO P. SA-ONOY - Visayan Daily Star
In its letter of July 9, 2015, the Department of Education also mentioned that the printer of these two questionable grade school materials, “D and L had been blacklisted by the DepEd Central office for violation of the Procurement Law. This company had ...
The SONA was great, but… - Visayan Daily Star
The report of the President to the nation Monday elicited varying reactions as anticipated by all political observers. The clapping, over a hundred recorded, from the gallery and the session hall of the House of Representatives was also expected.
What race does he mean? - Visayan Daily Star
If the State of the Nation Address delivered by President Benigno Aquino III sounded like a valedictory it was probably meant to be. Because during the SONA, he presented to his people all that he had done, all he plans yet to do and expressed his thanks ...
Turkey joins the - Visayan Daily Star
Last Friday, Turkey joined the war against Islamic State (IS), the terrorist-run entity that now controls eastern Syria and western Iraq. After four years of leaving the border open for supplies and recruits to reach IS, the Turkish government sent planes ...
Free trade info session set - Visayan Daily Star
The Department of Trade and Industry in Negros Occidental will conduct an information session on Doing Business in Free Trade Areas (DBFTA) for the local business sector at Sugarland Hotel in Bacolod City on August 4. The DTI Export Marketing Bureau (EMB ...
Negros Oriental - Visayan Daily Star
The Dumaguete City Veterinary Office trained more than 50 dog catchers before the full implementation of Ordinance No. 69, that will establish a mobile holding pen for dogs in all the 30 barangays of the city. The two-day training held last week was ...
20 PWDs get skills training - Visayan Daily Star
Twenty Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) are being trained by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) - Negros Occidental, through its community-based program, a Philippine Information Agency press release said. Provincial Director ...
Mike Arroyo slams PNoy - Visayan Daily Star
MANILA - Former First Gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo yesterday hit back at President Benigno Aquino III for lambasting his predecessor, detained former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, to cover up for what he described as the “non-performance and non ...