Julius D. Mariveles

Julius D. Mariveles
An amateur cook who has a mean version of humba, the author has recently tried to make mole negra, the Mexican sauce he learned by watching shows of master chef Rick Bayless. A journalist since 19, he has worked in the newsrooms of radio, local papers, and Manila-based news organizations. A stroke survivor, he now serves as executive editor of DNX.

Six solons to Duque: include more budget for Corazon in DOH program

BACOLOD CITY - Six Negros Occidental solons have urged Health Sec. Francisco Duque III to include in its program for next year the additional...

Spiking, climbing, falling: dengue cases see-saw over six years in Bacolod

BACOLOD CITY - Dengue fever cases here have been see-sawing over the past six years, starting in 2014 with the highest spike to almost...

Vice El Cid to bring vendors’ concerns to Mayor Bing

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran will meet with Mayor Evelio Leonardia September 23 to discuss concerns and demands...

BREAKING: DOH execs to help Cong. Greg press for more budget for Corazon

BACOLOD CITY - Bacolod Lone District Cong. Greg G. Gasataya is writing a letter to the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) that will...

Of rotors and rebels

SOMEWHERE IN NEGROS ISLAND (1996, around 8:30, morning) The sound of helicopter rotors slicing through the air was dull at first, like a pakang...

Waking up from a slumber

CADIZ CITY - The coffee shops here, like in Myanmar and any other country under martial rule, served a dual purpose in the days...

Waking up from a slumber: Cadiz after the tragedies

CADIZ CITY - As you round a bend just meters away from a cane transloading station going here, you would notice to your left...

“Green” hair-sniffer, foreigner lands in jail

BACOLOD CITY - A foreigner identified at first only as "Green" got himself in jail after sniffing a woman's hair, hitting a man with a bottle, and failing to pay for his spirits and deep-fried ruffled fat in a nightspot here.

DNX Focus: Of beers, prawns, and lechons

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - In the last week of June 2019, two roasted pigs freshly-removed from bamboo spits were brought by land to a city several kilometers away from here.

DNX Focus: Private wealth, public attention or the all-day dramarama

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – The conflict between two major factions of the wealthy Yanson clan – one led by the first-born, the other by the youngest and the matriarch – has attracted public attention to the point that everyone it seems has their own “inside information.”
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