101 Things to Do and Enjoy in Bacolod. #101 is the Best and Totally Free!

things to do in bacolod

What are the things to do in Bacolod? First time visitors would often ask. However, most visitors go to Bacolod City only during MassKara Festival because that is what the city is famous for especially for first-time visitors. Most people do not know what to do, where to go and what to eat when they visit […]

9th Negros Island Organic Farmers Festival a Huge Success

organic products

The success of the 9th Negros Island Organic Farmers Festival has once again proved that Negros Island is indeed Philippines’ leader in organic agriculture. As of noontime yesterday, the 5-day festival has already posted sales of a total of P3,180,856.10 Million, already breaching the target sales of P3M. There was also a significant increase in […]

9th Negros Island Organic Farmers Festival Schedule


The 9th Negros Island Organic Farmers Festival will be held on November 19-23, 2013 with a theme “One Negros, One Green Economy”. The 5-day activity will have daily highlights of trade fairs and exhibits, cooking demos, cultural shows and live performances, organic farm tours and forums, among others. This year’s festival aims to showcase the […]

5 Reasons to Visit the Negros Island Organic Farmers Festival

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Negros Island is the Organic Capital of the Philippines. There’s no doubt about this if you consider the breakthroughs that the organic movement has made since the provincial governments of Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental, agreed to make Negros Island as the “Organic Food Bowl of Asia” in 2005.  The following year, the first Negros […]

Negros Occ. Provincial S&T Director Bags 2013 Best PSTD Award

(Center) Negros Occidental PSTD Allan Francis Dara-ug poses with (left) DOST VI Regional Director Rowen Gelonga and (right) DOST Secretary Mario Montejo.  (Photo by: Sheila Oberio)

A chemical engineer hailing from Bago City, Negros Occidental brought home the bacon as the best Provincial Science and Technology Director (PSTD) during the 2013 Outstanding PSTD Awarding Ceremony at the SMX Convention Center, Lanang, Davao City. Negros Occidental PSTD Allan Francis Dara-ug, bested two other finalists from Regions 1 and 3 in the much […]

Ayala Land P6B Development Project in Bacolod City

turnover of capitol property to ayala

Ayala Land’s P6B development project in Bacolod City will finally push through. The Provincial Government of Negros Occidental has recently turned over the 4.4 hectares property for lease to Ayala Land. The Ayala Capitol Civic Center has been delayed for three years due to legal battles with SM Prime Holdings. Ayala Land’s development project will […]

Bet Ng Bayan Western Visayas Regional Finals

Bet Ng Bayan production number

Bet Ng Bayan Western Visayas regional finals was held in Bacolod last October 18 and was aired last night at GMA Kapuso Network. We were lucky to be in the front row seat and it was my first time to experience a live TV production. All the props, dancers and staff were flown in from […]

SM City Bacolod Launched “My City, My SM, My Crafts”

The "My City, My SM, My Crafts" Craft Market

SM City Bacolod launched “My City, My SM, My Crafts” to honor our local artisans and producers. Negrense producers are known for their creativity and craftsmanship and this is evident in the various products they have. This program is a partnership between SM Supermalls, the Bureau of Domestic Trade of the Department of Trade and […]

SM City Bacolod Gives Negrenses More Reasons To Smile

The atrium of the new SM City Bacolod North WIng

SM City Bacolod provided Negrense shoppers with a grander experience with the opening of its Northwing expansion in time for the MassKara Festival last October 16, 2014. SM Prime Holdings Inc. invested P1.4B for SM City Bacolod’s North Wing Expansion which doubled the size of the original mall to 133,893 square meters. But the best […]