Bacolod’s miniature Christmas Village alive again

BACOLOD CITY----The festive holiday spirit is alive again at this city's iconic miniature Christmas Village that turns 25 years old this December. Christmas songs fill the air, merrymakers dance on ice, the trains run, the carnival rides are on the move, and festive lights blink. It's that magical time of the year again at the 8-meter by 10-meter room filled with thousands of miniature objects at the ancestral home of Bacolod artist Bamboo Tonogbanua at San Juan Street. The Village that opened in 1996 has brought joy to thousands of children and adults, but as the COVID-19 pandemic raged last year, Tonogbanua closed it to the public. This year, the Village that has underg...

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Duterte picks OP's Michael Pastores Ong as new appeals court justice
President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed an official of the Office of the President as the new Court of Appeals associate justice.
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Angelica Panganiban Admits First Meeting w/ Gregg Homan Wasn’t Exciting
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Covid bagsak sa boksing: Ancajas, 4 pa nagpayanig
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ALE RESULTS 2022: Architecture Board Exam Result January 2022
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Kahit may pandemic: Sotto, Ravena pangmalakasan
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Allview Soul X7 Pro Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippine
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8 CIDG Agents Arrested for Robbery-Extortion to POGO Workers
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Santiago pa-wow saan man pumalo
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Bongbong Marcos: Priests Encourage Voters Not To Vote For Ex-Senator
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Tonite hindi malalaos sa milenyal
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Especially Versus Specially – Proper uses of “Especially” and “Specially”
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Donaire, Casimero kursunada ni Inoue
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Police Officer Caught Snatcher Before Stealing Victim’s Mobile Phone
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Manacor tennis: Alex atras sa 2nd leg
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Agot Isidro Says Leni Robredo Is ‘Lutang’ But ‘Lutang na lutang ang galing!’
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Apollo Quiboy Takes Over Former Channel Frequency of ABS-CBN
Former Channel Frequency of ABS-CBN Now Owned by Apollo Quiboloy Kingdom of Jesus Christ Pastor Apollo Quiboloy takes over and now owned the former channel frequency of ABS-CBN Corp. The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has given Sonshine Media Network International a frequency that was formerly utilized by ABS-CBN (SMNI). Quiboloy, the anointed son of God […] The post Apollo Quiboy Takes Over Former Channel Frequency of ABS-CBN appeared first on Philippine News.
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Philippines economy on recovery path, but policy seen remaining loose
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Escudero wants harsher punishment for online scammers
MANILA, Philippines --- Reelectionist senator and incumbent Sorsogon Gov. Francis Escudero on Thursday said laws should be updated so harsher penalties would be imposed against online scammers. According to him, the next Congress should prioritize amending the Access Devices Regulation Act of 1998 and the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 to increase jail terms and fines for cybercriminals. "Online scams should be treated as major criminal offenses and should carry a penalty that is severe enough to make scammers think twice about victimizing hard-working Filipinos," he said in a statement. Escudero made this call after the Land Bank of the Philippines revealed on Monday tha...Keep on reading: Escudero wants harsher punishment for online scammers
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Statue of Kobe and Gigi Bryant placed at crash site on anniversary
CALABASAS, California--A sculpture of NBA great Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna "Gigi" Bryant was brought on Wednesday to the helicopter crash site where they perished alongside seven others on a hillside near Los Angeles two years ago. The 160-pound (73-kg) bronze statue depicts the pair wearing basketball uniforms and sharing a loving glance as Gigi holds Kobe's hand as it rests on her shoulder. Sculptor Dan Medina was on hand to greet fans who made the 1.3-mile (2.1-km) hike to pay their respects to the sports legend. "This is all on my own, no one asked me to do it," said Medina. "On this day, the second anniversary of the accident, I decided to bring it up from s...Keep on reading: Statue of Kobe and Gigi Bryant placed at crash site on anniversary
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10K Cash Aid for Workers Affected by Pandemic Pushed by Group
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Disabled Man Serves as Inspiration For Working Amid Disability
Disabled Man Earns Praises From Netizens For Working Hard Despite Disability A disabled man goes viral and received praises from the netizen for serving as inspiration to the public despite his disability. Persons with Disability or popularly known as “PWD” usually face multiple and compounding forms of discrimination, on the basis of disability. PWD refers […] The post Disabled Man Serves as Inspiration For Working Amid Disability appeared first on Philippine News.
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NBA: Devin Booker pours in 43 as streaking Suns top Jazz
Devin Booker scored 43 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the Phoenix Suns increased their winning streak to eight with a 105-97 victory over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday in Salt Lake City. Booker scored 21 points in the first quarter, helping the Suns take an early 21-point lead, and then took turns with teammate Chris Paul hitting clutch jumpers down the stretch to thwart Utah's comeback attempt. Paul finished with 21 points. Utah absorbed its second loss to Phoenix in three nights and fell for the ninth time in 11 games overall. Both teams played with irregular lineups. The Jazz were missing their top two players, as Donovan Mitchell was sidelined due to the concussion pr...Keep on reading: NBA: Devin Booker pours in 43 as streaking Suns top Jazz
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How Filipinos can safely celebrate Chinese New Year 2022 amid Omicron threat
As the Chinese New Year draws close, the health department listed down safe activities to celebrate the holiday and reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. The Spring Festival will be held on the first of February but unlike in the previous years, tradition and festivities in Binondo, Manila, will be postponed for the second time […] The post How Filipinos can safely celebrate Chinese New Year 2022 amid Omicron threat appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Kelley Day dismisses third party, pregnancy speculations amid rumored Tom-Carla split
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BLU C6 Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines
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Senior Chinese diplomat calls for calm in Ukraine
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Pimentel wants probe into reportedly high fees of TV, radio campaign ads 
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Suns hold off Clarkson, Jazz for 8th straight win
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'You keep on cutting her': Rita Avila criticizes Boy Abunda over Leni Robredo interview
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Kakampinks Call #LetLeniSpeak Over Boy Abunda’s Alleged Interruptions
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Comelec warns against fake social media accounts of commissioners
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PNP records 17% drop in Metro Manila crime incidents
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DOLE to download initial P130M for 25K workers affected by lockdown curbs
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LIST: What parents need to know about COVID-19 vaccine for 5 to 11 years old
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Tito Sotto On Robredo’s ‘Lacked action on the ground’ Remark vs. Lacson
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Bicam report sa vape bill niratipika
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COVID-19 cases in Baguio City may have peaked — OCTA Research
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Sports Car Owner Let Carwash Boys Experience His Subaru BRZ
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58% ng kabataang Pinoy bakunado na
Nasa 58% ng kabataan na nasa 12-17 ang edad ang nabakunahan na laban sa COVID-19 sa halos tatlong buwan mula nang umpisahan ang bakunahan sa kanila noong Oktubre 2021. Ito ang kinumpirma ng Department of Health (DOH). Dagdag pa ng ahensiya, target ng pamahalaan na mabakunahan ang nasa 10.7 milyong kabataan sa naturang edad. Ayon […] The post 58% ng kabataang Pinoy bakunado na first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Bagong laya pinugutan ni pinsan
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Rita Avila dismayed by Boy Abunda’s interview with Leni Robredo: ‘Parang ayaw mo pasagutin’
Rita Avila expressed disappointment with TV host Boy Abunda over his recent one-on-one interview with presidential aspirant Vice President Leni Robredo. The actress seemed to have disapproved of Abunda's manner of conducting the interview as she claimed in her Facebook post yesterday, Jan. 26, that the host kept on "cutting" Robredo's answers. "Mr. Boy Abunda, I love you but I feel something heavy while you were talking to VP Leni. You keep on cutting her and you act like you are against what she is saying," she said. Avila, a vocal supporter of Robredo, added that she thought Abunda was more "respectful" and "decent" during his earlier presidential aspirant interviews with ...Keep on reading: Rita Avila dismayed by Boy Abunda’s interview with Leni Robredo: ‘Parang ayaw mo pasagutin’
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