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Pacete: The promise fulfilled
BE AT Panaad Park and Stadium and see the best that Negros Occidental can offer. Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. invites you to come and celebrate with the Negrosanons what we showcase in our island of sweet surprises. During the first ...
From 543 days ago
Pacete: Localized peace talks
ON AND off. On and off. This may sound funny as far as the peace negotiations with the communist rebels are concerned. The bottom line is sincerity…unfeigned. It should be genuine, wholehearted, without pretending. I call it four-square! Again, President Duterte ...
From 550 days ago
Pacete: The evolution of the ‘indio’
DURING my first day in class at Colegio San Agustin, I was called by my teacher as “Mr. Pacete.” I was not comfortable with “Mr. Pacete.” Our high school teachers were calling us using our family names… in my case, ...
From 552 days ago
Pacete: Barangay election 101
BARANGAY election is barrio fiesta. It gives life to those who are dying. It gives the barangay folks the drive to see what happens after the election. Everybody expects for a comedy, promises to be broken, empty promises, and “generosity” ...
From 555 days ago
Pacete: A ‘serohano’s’ journey on Good Friday, 2
HE IS now a full-fledged “serohano” after passing all the tests. Just like a doctor of medicine, he needs to become a specialist. He could climb the ladder of a “babaylan” (a gifted common folk medicine man, a consultant on ...
From 557 days ago
Pacete: A ‘serohano’s’ journey on Good Friday
IN THE days of our grandparents, a “serohano” (a.k.a “herbolario’ or “manugbulong”) was a respected member of the community. In barrios, haciendas, and puroks far from the clinic or hospital, this “serohano” was considered as the first person who could ...
From 559 days ago
Pacete: Lenten Reflection: What the Bible says
IN THE commemoration of the Holy Week, we do not repeat history. The Christian world simply reflects that there is a God who gave us His Son to redeem the sinners. Let us not just be carried too far away ...
From 569 days ago
Pacete: War on drugs: Shoot fast and shoot first
THE “War on Drugs” is now a classic program of the Duterte administration based on the best effort of the President to have a solution to the drug menace. President Digong has now realized that drug war cannot just be ...
From 571 days ago
Pacete: Sugar, culture and politics in Negros
NEGROS is "Sugar and More" in the "Land of Sweet Surprises". Investors are here in our province because business is good. Tourists come here because of our attractions and favorable peace and order climate. Our political leaders "seem united". Investors and ...
From 578 days ago
Pacete: Tour guide as a resource person
JENNY Cordero is inviting a “brain trust” to be her resource persons tomorrow in her tour guiding seminar at STI West Negros University. Our friend and colleague, Jenny, is having a part-time professorial job in tourism in that university and ...
From 580 days ago