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Negros’ San Carlos City bags ASEAN Clean Tourism City badge

For the second-straight time, San Carlos City in Negros Occidental bagged the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Clean Tourist City badge.The Western Visayas city announced on November 28 its repeat achievement as the...
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Negros’ Wala Usik school canteen uses bamboo mugs & coconut bowls

A school canteen in Negros is championing "Wala Usik" (Hiligaynon for “zero-waste” or “nothing-is-wasted”) and is using mugs made of bamboo, bowls from coconut shells, and plates from banana leaves.With these alternative dining utensils,...

Filipino rum Don Papa’s cheers London pubs

Don Papa Rum has made its way to the United Kingdom, conquering the British taste buds while spreading the spirit of Pinoy pride!The Filipino rum has landed in pubs all over the city of...

Google doodle colourful masks celebrate Bacolod’s 39th MassKara Festival

Google's Doodle today marks the 39th anniversary of the MassKara Festival in the Philippines, a popular celebration known for its vibrant masks, feathers, costumes (like the one’s seen in today’s Doodle) and dancing on the streets.

Kanlaon Volcano’s La Castellana town immortalized in new commemorative stamps

A rural town at the base of the Kanlaon Volcano is featured on the new commemorative stamps released by the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost).
Foliage by Christina Gaston

Negrense furniture maker bags Asian award in Thailand

Christina Borromeo-Gaston, a furniture designer based in Negros, has been selected as the Philippine awardee at the ASEAN Selections 2017 in Thailand.
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Cherie Gil, “Mana” win Madrid Film Festival top prize

Cherie Gil was awarded the Best Lead Actress in a Foreign Language Film at the 2015 Madrid International Film Festival for her work

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