Live Fresh with Fresh Start Organics

In a world that is beginning to be health conscious, organic products have seen an increasing demand. The Provincial Government of Negros Occidental led a call for a widespread organic farming to make Negros Island the organic food bowl of Asia. This call did not go unheard for a company started up with a selection of organic products that answers …

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Silay, Cinco De Noviembre and the Philippine Independence

Celebrate 113 years of Independence in the very place where it started!!! When the Spanish civil guards in Silay under Lt. Maximiano Correa signed the Acta de Rendicion or surrender papers on that fateful 5th of November 1898, our revolutionary leaders and the people of Silay who joined the struggle for freedom were not aware that the Spanish garrison in …

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2011 MassKara Festival Winners

Barangay  Banago was  declared  champion  in  the  32nd MassKara Festival  street  and arena dance competition Sunday night (Oct. 16), besting 14 other groups that competed in the barangay category. Choreographed by William Bangcaya, Banago also won the special awards for Best in Concept and Best in Live Rhythm. Headed by barangay captain https://www.levitradosageus24.com/levitra-online/ Arnel Benjamin, Banago’s mask designer was Ronelo …

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MassKara Festival boosts Bacolod’s tourism industry

The 32nd MassKara Festival that opened October 1 is expected to increase tourist influx to Bacolod City throughout the 19-day festival. Acting Mayor Jude Thaddeus Sayson, in his message during the opening ceremonies last Saturday at the public plaza, said the MassKara Festival has evolved from a simple dance parade to what it is now — world-class. He thanked festival …

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Silay City Hosts the Philippine Blog Awards – Visayas

It’s official.  The Philippine Blog Awards – Visayas will be held in the heritage city of  Silay, Negros Occidental on November 12, 2011. Mayor Jose “Oti” Montelibano has graciously agreed to host a que edad se puede tomar viagra the event in cooperation with the Negros Bloggers led by president, H. James Toga of the Negros Daily Bulletin. The core group …

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2011 MassKara Streetdance Briefing Set

The official theme, logo, and website of the 2011 MassKara Festival were unveiled yesterday at the Business Inn, while the orientation for streetdance competition and Electric MassKara float parade competition is set tomorrow, Friday. This year’s theme, “Celebrating the New Icons of Bacolod,” gives emphasis on the new places and structures that have risen in our city in recent years …

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The Birthday that Was

Yesterday was my birthday and for some people, I am officially considered out of the calendar age because I am already 32 years old. Well, I felt physically old but I still think I am young at heart and forever will be. Anyway, this is how my birthday went… Early morning, my daughter Micah and my son David woke me …

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Crisostomo Ibarra Comes to Life in Ballet Phl Tour

Crisostomo Ibarra, the protagonist in Dr. Jose Rizal’s Noli Me Tangere, leaps from the pages of the incendiary novel and onto the stage in a contemporary dance retelling by Ballet Philippines July 25, 2011 at the Colegio San Agustin-Bacolod Gym with 2 shows at 2PM and 6PM. Artists’ groups of Negros Dance Pull Dance Company and The Performance Laboratory Inc. …

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Management Lessons, A Monastery and The Buddha

When I was teaching management subjects in a university years ago, I would always emphasize that management is all about people, and not about money, systems, machines, market, profit, etc. I believe that more than anything else, management is the art and science of managing people to achieve the company’s goals and objectives. It means treating people kindly and with …

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A Night at the Negros Museum Café

The Negros Museum Café came to life last Friday. No less than Governor Alfredo Marañon, Jr. led the ribbon cutting assisted by the indefatigable president of Negros Museum, Ms. Lyn Gamboa. Art patrons, government officials, artists, tour guides, and bloggers came together for this much awaited night. There’s no doubt, the Negros Museum Café will be another addition to the …

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Nature Feast at ‘The Gardens’ – Ayala North Point

The Gardens at Ayala North Point opens to your senses and caress your soul with nature’s gifts.  Amidst the grand residences of Ayala North Point are four garden sanctuaries Aroma, Vista, Terra, and Aria. The Aroma garden brings tranquility with the scent of its lush dewy flowers and fruit trees. Walking through Aroma is a spa for the soul and …

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NN, SuperFerry Offer P200 Fare

Negros Navigation (NN) and SuperFerry open its nationwide Crazy Tawad Sale with tickets sold at P200 for all of its ports of destination. The promo is available from June 22 to June 27 for trips scheduled from July 19 to July 31. NN and SuperFerry, as part of a bigger company, have started to seek ways that will offer the …

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VBA at the ‘Ruins’ this November

Negros Bloggers will host this year’s Visayas Blog Awards (VBA) this coming  November 12, 2011 at the “Ruins” in Talisay City showcasing the Visayans’ “vibrant mix of persuasions and personalities”. Short for the word “Weblog”, a blog is an online journal of all ideas which  could include texts, videos, photos, music, and all kinds of entries which an  internet is …

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Commemorating the Foundation of NB

Last May 30, 2011, the remaining founders of Negros Bloggers (NB) along with active online writers gathered for a fellowship dinner in commemoration of the 2nd anniversary of NB at Alice’s Recipes in Bacolod City. The light ambiance of the joint sparked the getting-to-know each other conversation before our respective orders were served. Not much has been discussed on the …

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Online Journalists of the Future are the Gatekeepers of Negrense Heritage

Happy 2nd Anniversary Negros Bloggers! In the course of the discussion as to whether a national association of bloggers should be formed, I threw in my thoughts to say that there will always be bloggers…and there will be online journalists. What differentiates the two is a deeper purpose to encapsulate information and make it timeless in the same manner that …

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