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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The six-hour journey by land from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta to Ciamis in West Java, Indonesia, made us feel like we had never left the Philippines. The scenes along the way were strikingly similar to those back home. Their

We are laborers of God’s harvest

“The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few; so, ask the master of the harvest to send out laborers for his harvest.” (Mt 9,37-38) These words of Christ should remind us that we actually all called to be laborers

83 former rebels apply for amnesty

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN A total of 83 former New People’s Army rebels in Negros Occidental have applied for amnesty before the Local Amnesty Board (LAB) of Bacolod, as of July 9. Fifty-three of the former rebels surrendered to the

Cops told: Recover stolen Amorsolo

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday ordered the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office to do everything possible to recover the stolen painting of national artist Fernando Amorsolo worth millions of pesos. The 1936 painting of Amorsolo with

Stolen Amorsolo recovered, 2 nabbed

RECOVERED. NBI chief Jaime Santiago (center) presents the stolen Amorsolo painting, which was recovered from two suspects during an entrapment operation on July 11 in Quezon City.* NBI photo