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Aguilar: SSB: 12 years and getting stronger
TODAY marks the 12th year anniversary of SunStar Bacolod. With the huge disruption of the pandemic in our daily operation, we are celebrating this milestone without fanfare. As of this writing, we are on skeletal force and 70 percent of ...
From 21 days ago
Aguilar: Policemen are not terrorists
YESTERDAY afternoon, during the "Sunday Lockdown," a patrol car was seen heading towards our street in a purok in Barangay Bata. At the sight of the law enforcer's vehicle a voice was heard shouting "pulis!" and in less than ...
From 25 days ago
Aguilar: On the much criticized 'timeout weekend'
THE conflicting stand between the local government units here in Negros Occidental and the national Inter-Agency Task Force (NIATF) on the "weekend timeout" initiated by the Capitol magnified the classic issues on the devolution of power. There seems to be ...
From 31 days ago
Aguilar: Clean water: A right, not a privilege
THE United Nations, through a resolution back in 2010, explicitly recognized that clean drinking water and sanitation are essential to the realization of all human rights, thus, access to clean water is a human right itself. As such, all governments ...
From 56 days ago
Aguilar: Not necessarily jumping into the fire
ONE need not look at the conditions of the poor people in the city to know how difficult it is to survive this pandemic. It has been quite obvious even among the rich how the economy halted and how social ...
From 84 days ago
Aguilar: The devil is in the details
I RECENTLY learned from a group of friends working in a grocery store inside one of the malls in the city that they were required to submit a Covid-19 antibody rapid test within the week otherwise they will be barred ...
From 91 days ago
Aguilar: Innovations in pandemic times
THIS might be a little premature as the fight against the Covid pandemic is far from over, but I think recognitions are due to the local governments of Bacolod City and the province of Negros Occidental.This also goes without saying ...
From 102 days ago
Dr. Junjun Tan: Gamefowl aficionado
EVEN before the Spaniards came to the Philippines, cockfighting has always been part of our culture. It is known to be a national obsession.In Negros, the spectacle of fighting birds has climbed to a whole new level. It is a ...
From 111 days ago
Aguilar: A need for Covid-19 disaster plan
BY THIS time there should have already been an institutionalized masterplan on how local government units can face coronavirus (Covid-19) head on. Yet, sadly, what we see are cities and municipalities trying to solve problems as they surface on their ...
From 160 days ago
Aguilar: Use local products as relief goods
ONE of the best practices I saw from the mayor of Himamaylan City and also from the mayor of Roxas, Zamboanga del Norte, was that instead of just distributing the usual sardines and noodles as relief packs, they would also ...
From 170 days ago