Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, Philippines Thursday, February 14, 2013
Negros Oriental
Star Business
Police Beat
Star Life
People & Events
Follow us on:
Classified Ads


Web www.visayandailystar.com
Business tycoon John Gokongwei Jr. and Mayor Evelio Leonardia.*
Top Stories
buttonGokongwei named city honorary mayor
buttonNegros politicians warned vs. using armed groups
buttonFreddie sent Marilyn love letters and roses
buttonWhen Dolly saw Lim-ao across a crowded room
button11-year-old raped, killed
buttonNeg. Occ. SP fails to act on budget again
buttonReward proposed for rebels’ capture
buttonThey started out as friends
buttonPa arrested for ‘raping’ own children
buttonValencia slams ‘propa ploy’; Lacson calls for guv’s answer
Negros Oriental
buttonPublic safety officers out of election duties
buttonFire destroys 5 houses, ruins P1.8M property
buttonLTO chief vows to strictly implement Helmet Law
buttonSPUD, Silliman to host ‘Sayaw Pinoy’
buttonSPUD, Silliman to host ‘Sayaw Pinoy’
Star Business

buttonBacolod taxi operators reminded about meter recalibration, resealing
buttonNorth terminal construction hit
buttonStakeholders welcoming van fare hike: Bernardes
buttonLiquidity accelerated further
buttonDTI, DOF to simplify incentives


buttonDe Oro wins second gold in PRISAA
buttonUNO-R prevails over Toyota in 13th Tan Kek Pin basketball
buttonBUS G resets tourney

Gokongwei named
city honorary mayor

Business tycoon John Gokongwei Jr., considered the third richest entrepreneur in the Philippines, will be declared honorary mayor of Bacolod City at the Bacolod City Government Center today, Mayor Evelio Leonardia announced yesterday.

Leonardia said Gokongwei will be the third honoree of the BacoLaodiat Festival, after former ambassador Eduardo Cojuangco Jr. and business tycoon Lucio Tan.

Gokongwei will also be proclaimed as an adopted son of Bacolod.moremoremore

Negros politicians warned
vs. using armed groups

Acting Provincial Comelec Supervisor Wil Arceno yesterday warned candidates in Negros Occidental, who may enlist the services of partisan armed groups in the May 13 elections, that such act is prohibited by law.

Arceno, who presided over the joint conference of election officers, and PNP and Army officials in Negros Occidental yesterday, said themaintenance of partisan armed groups (PAGs) whether during the election period or not, is illegal.

An election offense, including intimidation of voters and violation of the Comelec gun ban, is punishable by one to six years imprisonment, without probation, he said.

Freddie sent Marilyn
love letters and roses

Dr. Marilyn Marañon opening her wedding gifts with her groom  Alfredo “Freddie” Marañon Jr., in June 1967.*

He sent her beautiful love letters and roses, and showed up at the hospital where she worked in the middle of the night to bring her snacks.

That is how Dr. Marilyn Dalisay Marañon remembers the way Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo “Freddie” Marañon Jr. courted her after he first set eyes on her at the University of the East-Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, where she was a fourth year medical student in 1966.

Marilyn, who is from Romblon, says she was on duty when a very ill Alfredo Marañon Sr. was admitted to the hospital and she was tasked with writing down information about his condition for the consultant who would attend to him.moremoremore

Opinion | Negros Oriental | Business | Sports
Star Life | People & Events| Archives | Advertise!

Email: visayandailystar@yahoo.com

WebMaster: Mr. Cedric B. Florentino