BACOLOD: THE SEAT OF POWER

The Provincial Captol of Negros Occidental was built on 1924 to 1935.  It has survived the Japanese bombing and occupation during World War II.  When the price of sugar dropped in the 70s, so did the economy of the province.  Insurgency and peasant unrest worsened with the deteriorating economy.  The building was then ignored and... Continue Reading →

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BACOLOD: THE CAPITOL

The Capitol Park and Lagoon is a provincial park located in Bacolod City where one will find the 0 Km for the province of Negros Occidental.  Among the features of the park are the matching figures by Italian sculptor Francesco Riccardo Monti of a woman standing alongside a carabao and that of a man pulling another carabao which are... Continue Reading →

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