Better call Saulo

Ever since he was a young boy, whenever we would have any family picnic or excursion, I would notice that Saulo would already be talking to the local police guarding the venue, offering whatever food for the drivers…it’s this civic


Botticelli masterpiece sells for $92 million

A portrait by Italian renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli sold for $92 million at an online Sotheby’s auction Thursday, smashing the record price for the artist. “Young Man Holding a Roundel,” believed to have been painted in the 1470s or 1480s,


‘Saulog Taliambong’ on Feb. 4

The Regional Development Council 6, through its Regional Culture, Heritage and the Arts Committee and NEDA 6, will launch “Saulog Taliambong” on Feb. 4, from 1:30-4 p.m. via Zoom. This is the first online event of RDC 6 that will


Of hobbies and getting meals to the table

I have too many hobbies. Most of them cater to my girls interests. I have made them a cardboard dollhouse, and I am completing the handmade furniture inside. I have been painting peg dolls to live in said dollhouse. There


Sights & Sounds Digital Festival winners

The Cadiz City government has announced the winners of its first-ever Sights and Sounds Digital Festival 2021, in line with this year’s celebration of Dinagsa Festival that was mostly virtual because of the Covid pandemic. In the “Laragway sang Cadiz“


Lessons from Tahiti

Is it true that our city government has given rein for the management of our Central, Burgos and Libertad markets to the SM group? I don’t blame them because it must be an awful task collecting rent and maintenance of


16 filmmakers tell Covid-19 stories in ECQ

Lockdowns and quarantines did not deter 16 filmmakers from Luzon, the Visayas, Mindanao, and the National Capital Region from chronicling their struggles and triumphs during the pandemic time in the way they know best – through film. ECQ: Eksena Cinema


‘No Time To Die’ delayed anew

Much-delayed James Bond movie “No Time To Die” was postponed again due to the pandemic Thursday, with studio MGM confirming 007’s next mission will not take place until October. The release of the 25th installment of the fictional British spy


Kuris theater int’l festival, workshops set

The Kuris theater international festival and workshops will be held in Bacolod City on Feb. 17– 20, pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 683, dated January 28, 1991, that declares February as National Arts Month. The event is organized by the Performance Laboratory Inc. (PerfLab),

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Listen to Biden

A very shocking piece of news from TV Monday was about the surging cases of attacks on Asian-Americans. Now that includes Filipinos now living or working in the United States, where this report came from. It was not, however, clarified

‘No mercenary killers in city’

Police Station 1 personnel, under the supervision of P/Maj. Ramel Sarona, regularly conduct motorcycle patrolling and visibility in downtown Bacolod*

Gilas to join FIBA Olympic qualifiers

The Gilas Pilipinas Men will participate in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT) after New Zealand begged off from the competition. FIBA said Friday the Gilas Men would replace New Zealand for being “the next best team from the Asia-Oceania

Federer pulls out of Miami Open

Defending champion Roger Federer has withdrawn from this month’s Miami Open as he works his way back to full fitness following surgeries to repair his right knee, US media reported Monday. The 39-year-old Swiss star, who has not played since

Skills diplomats need

Despite the statistics on the cases as well as mortalities linked to this new virus has been decimating world population, why is it that people are  still afraid of undergoing vaccinations against it? I heard on TV one city mayor

Murcia upgrades mobility of LGU offices

The municipality of Murcia, under the leadership of Mayor Victor Gerardo Rojas, Vice-Mayor Johnny Reosura, and Sangguniang Bayan members, has embarked on a program to upgrade the mobility of offices of the town. Rojas led the turnover recently of a