Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Sanchez: Bicycles and carbon footprint
I FIRST encountered bicycle lanes in the city of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. And even more surprised as my environmentalist Linda Grandinetti rode to work on a bicycle. She sold her car, not because she was poor, but to lessen her ...
From 2 days ago
FINALLY, the City Council took note of garbage piles found in Bacolod’s public markets, the Manokan Country and the Vendor’s Plaza in Bacolod City. I can see them along Luzuriaga Street after attending prayer meetings of The Feast.The City Council ...
From 8 days ago
Sanchez: So what’s new?
LET me greet SunStar Bacolod a Happy New Year. Or let me just greet everyone a New Year. I just can’t bring myself to include Happy in the greeting.In 2017, Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa) promised me that by November ...
From 10 days ago
Sanchez: Water as a political issue
I AM flabbergasted by Bacolod City Water District’s (Baciwa’s) non-service delivery of water. I have been complaining. All I’m getting are excuses and non-engineering solutions like the use of pails that any elementary school graduate can suggest.Two years ago, Bacolod ...
From 26 days ago
Sanchez: Miss Universe in action
I WAS not really thrilled when my social media newsfeed announced that Miss Universe Philippines was crowned Miss Universe. Beauty and brains won the title for the country. Ho-hum.And then out of curiosity, I learned more about Catriona Gray. She ...
From 29 days ago
Sanchez: A renewed province
RECENTLY, Maria Arleen “Joy” Ogan tagged me on Facebook on my “Going Beyond Negros Food Security” piece.I notice that people seldom send their feedback on op-ed pieces. Why not? Social media is faster. Besides like the columnists, there’s no need ...
From 37 days ago
Sanchez: Going beyond Negrense food security
I MET Washington Post correspondent William Branigin decades ago when he visited the province. He cited in a Post article “Poverty on Negros Island Breeding Filipino Rebels” the 1986 provincial government statistics that 74 percent are estimated to be suffering ...
From 40 days ago
Sanchez: Act. Now
LAST week, Brother Alan Brillantes, senior feast builder of the Catholic Charismatic community Light of Jesus, emailed me this:“Pwede ka bang maka prepare one piece on climate change -- as a companion article to my message “Sounding the Alarm?” You ...
From 44 days ago
Sanchez: Clean coal myth
SO, what has the Nanticoke Generating Station got to do with Negros Occidental? Plenty, if you Google.According to Wikipedia, the Generating Station was the largest coal-fired power plant in North America.At full capacity, it could provide 3,964 megawatts (mw) of ...
From 52 days ago
Sanchez: It doesn’t belong
I COULD not, for the life of me, understand why Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio “Bong” Lacson expressed his openness to San Miguel Global Power Holdings Inc. (SMGPHI)’s proposal to pursue a coal-fired power plant in San Carlos City.Negros Occidental, ...
From 56 days ago