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Keep this week holy - Visayan Daily Star
Two years ago his wife left him because he was not earning enough to support her and their children. Then the other day, this tricycle driver from Quezon City hit the right combination for the winning numbers in the lotto draw, and became an instant ...
A time for the vigil - Visayan Daily Star
Today is Holy Wednesday, the day when the recollection and commemoration of the agony, humiliation, crucifixion and death of our Lord Jesus Christ by all Christians all over the world begins to climax. Churches will hold ceremonies and other rituals that ...
Negros jail yields weapons, - Visayan Daily Star
A surprise inspection held yesterday at the Negros Oriental Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Dumaguete City, by a police team led by deputy provincial commander for operations, Supt. Reynold Andot, yielded assorted illegal drugs paraphernalia such as ...
Let's pray for peace, guv urges - Visayan Daily Star
Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. yesterday called on Negrenses to pray for peace as the Christian world celebrates Lent. “ I enjoin all Negrenses to continually pray for lasting peace, not only in Negros Island, but also in the entire country ...
‘Stay healthy, go organic' - Visayan Daily Star
That was what Bacoleña Sandra Inez Seifert, Miss Earth Air 2009, said Monday night as she encouraged the youth to start eating more organic and raw food to avoid diseases. Seifert, who studied nursing at the City University of New York, said she started ...
WITH MODESTO P. SA-ONOY - Visayan Daily Star
I apologize for shifting the subject of this column. I promised yesterday to continue with the contract between Energreen and CENECO which I hoped to put to a temporary close. In an effort to keep the momentum I overlooked that this is the last day of work ...
Ex-jail guard nabbed - Visayan Daily Star
A jail guard of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology in Dumaguete City, dismissed for being Absent Without Official Leave several years ago, was arrested for violation of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 Saturday.
‘Organic farms thrive better' - Visayan Daily Star
While most farmlands in Negros Occidental are starting to feel the effects of the El Niño phenomenon, organic farmers in the province are not affected yet, Ramon Uy, president of Organik na Negros Organic Producers Association, said yesterday. Uy said ...
Ceneco, PhilHealth bare scheds - Visayan Daily Star
Central Negros Electric Cooperative and PhilHealth yesterday announced their schedules for the Holy Week. CENECO said its main and field offices and off-site collection centers will be closed and will not accept payments for electric bills from tomorrow to ...
Humbled yet exalted - Visayan Daily Star
We have been ushered into the celebration of the most holy days of the year by the striking image of the Lord riding a donkey as he enters Jerusalem. Amidst waving palm branches and blaring shouts, Jesus comes in, bringing with him an expressive and ardent ...
Iloilo holds sports summit - Visayan Daily Star
The Iloilo provincial government spearheaded the holding of the 1st sports summit yesterday with the hope of winning more gold medals in both local and national sports competitions and even in the Olympics. Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr., in his message ...
with Juan L. Mercado - Visayan Daily Star
Chalk up another stunning first in the just over two years that Francis was elected as 265th successor to the chair of Peter Francis has approved a miracle so that, for the first time, a married couple can be canonized together., reports Cindy Wooden of ...
These holy, meatless days - Visayan Daily Star
And before we knew it, Lent is here, our annual sacrifice time, when we forego meat especially on Thursday and Friday to be in communion with the sufferings of our Christ. But going meatless these days isn't exactly a sacrifice is it, not with the range of ...
Committed to the environment? - Visayan Daily Star
Environment Secretary Ramon Paje said during the Baguio leg of the Earth Hour ceremonies that the Philippines is ready to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and help save the planet even if it may negatively affect the country's economic growth. Paje said ...
Searching for our LKY - Visayan Daily Star
Lee Kuan Yew passed away last week and the country that he led with the firm grip of a strict and uncompromising father rightly mourned his loss. In true Singapore fashion, crowds lined up for up to eight hours under the hot tropical sun to pay their last ...