Edouard Garcia

Two princesses

Last week, we laid to rest the last of my father’s generation, his two half sisters with my grandfather Manuel Gonzales Garcia. Lola Manoling married Lucia Tajanglangit shortly after his first wife, Lola Emilia Jayme, died at a young age.


My social bubble

BY EDOUARD GARCIA Nine months of the pandemic and I have created my own little social bubble with whom I could safely interact with and keep a bit of my sanity.           It certainly keeps me abreast of what’s going

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On anger and preaching

We cannot deny that there are moments when we find ourselves angry, or even when we need to be angry. We just have to learn how to handle this emotion that in itself is neither good or bad. It depends

Barangay Ko, Love Ko cleanliness drive in Manapla

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The façade of Brgy. Purisima in Manapla town changed in less than a month after residents took to heart the “Barangay Ko, Love Ko” cleanliness drive spearheaded by Purisima Community Service Volunteers (PCSV), in collaboration with

Teachers urged to get jabbed

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The chairman of the Bacolod Sangguniang Panlungsod Committee on Education is urging teachers to get vaccinated in preparation for the resumption of face-to-face classroom instruction early next year. Bacolod Councilor Renecito Novero said many teachers have

‘Bayanihan Bakunahan’ set

The Bacolod City government has called on residents, vaccinated or otherwise, to take part in the three-day National Vaccination Day dubbed as “Bayanihan Bakunahan” on November 29 to December 1. The “Bayanihan Bakunahan” is a collaboration between the national government,

Guv bent on S-PaSS requirement

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Negros Occidental Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson appears to be not backing down in requiring inbound travelers, even Bacolod City residents passing through the Silay-Bacolod Airport, to have S-Pass registration. Meanwhile, S-PaSS is no longer required for

On and off luxury’s lap

What I really love about Paris is that you can be a millionaire in the morning and just an ordinary guy in the evening. My favorite place in the City of Lights is Place Vendôme. This is where the iconic