December 4, 2007 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Napulan questions millions poured into anti-rabies program

Questions have now been raised on the legality and regularity of the Iloilo Provincial Government's anti-rabies program with millions in Capitol funds spent thus far.

In a privilege speech titled "Just Asking," First District Board Member Mac Napulan called for intervention and thorough check on the program's implementation.  This, as he openly wondered whether provisions in an earlier Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was violated.

Gonzalez blinks, holds Baldago dismissal amid legal questions

Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez Sr. has balked at implementing the dismissal order against City Prosecutor Efrain Baldago amid questions on the legality of the order.

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Mayor Jerry Trenas blowing cake

Mayor Jerry P. Treñas blows the candles on his birthday cake yesterday as he celebrated his 51st birthday at the City Hall temporarily located in Robinsons Place.  Cheering him on is only daughter Raissa and employees of the city government.  When asked of his birthday wish, the mayor asked for good health and closer partnerships and cooperation among Ilonggos for the continued success of the city. (PIO)

City to appeal power rate hike

This could well describe the move of the City Legal Office (CLO) after the Energy Regulatory Commission (CLO) approved the application for rate increase of Panay Electric Company (Peco).


Garin, Mondejar 'clash' over SK, Liga reps

In what stands anew as yet another historic session in the Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan(SP), members of the 9th Iloilo SP lengthily argued on the presence of its new ex-officio colleagues.

NGO leads walkathon for kids in Iloilo City

The Iloilo Juvenile Welfare Foundation (IJWF), a non-government organization that caters to male children in conflict with the law (CICL) will spearhead a walkathon aimed at promoting children's rights and increasing public awareness on the plight of less privileged children.

Ilongga senator donates P10M for road widening

City Mayor Jerry Treñas yesterday relayed that Ilongga Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago has donated P10 million for the road widening in Barangay Hechanova, La Paz district.

Garin wins seat for Visayas directorship in natl board members' league

Iloilo First District Board Member Richard Garin won the directorship for Visayas in the recently concluded 16th  Provincial Board Members League of the Philippines (PBMLP) national convention.


All systems go for SK Federation Election

San Jose, Antique – "All systems go for the Sangguniang Kabataan election at the municipal and provincial levels", said Rosario Maza, Provincial Director Department of Interior and Local Government.

Capiz registers P212-M investments

Roxas City -- Total investments worth P212,888,832 from the new Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) businesses has been recorded by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Capiz from January to November 20 this year.

Bacolod Alay Lakad nets P83-T from public schools

Bacolod City -- From every P5 contributed by the students from the public elementary and high schools, and P10 from the public schools teachers, the Department of Education of Bacolod City collected a total of P83,000 for this year's Alay Lakad.


An inconvenient word
Cuckoo Coup
That one time
Bridging the gap
Boat-building in Panay during the colonial period
Without the Whitecoat
Food supplements: Business or cure?
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
My philosophy of teaching


Watchdogs or watchbugs?


Life is a mystery

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Media Not the Enemy


What about ecological footprints?

/ Jo Martinez-Clemente

Coffee Thursdays:
Ignoring the clock and having some realizations

/ Paolo Carreon

Res Gestae:
Armed tanods for peace and order

/ Francisco B. Lindero Jr.


John Lañosa

Total relaxation at Body & Sole

Our body needs to relax after a hard day's work and one way to do is to have a massage. The act is a therapy wherein the muscles and soft tissues of the body are being stimulated to improve health and well-being. For centuries, this has been practiced as a healing therapy.

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Christmas around the world

We were children once again as we all watched in awe and chorused our ohs and ahs as we witnessed the spectacular fireworks display during the opening of Christmas Around the World at the carpark of Robinsons Place Iloilo last Nov. 28, 2007.


Architects revisit fundamentals of Filipino architecture

Architecture plays a big role in living. From the basic purpose of providing shelter through our homes to edifices that are symbols of progress in an area.

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Helen Stummer's birthday bash

The beautiful and ever sexy Helen Stummer, owner of Bavaria Restaurant and Nagarao Island Resort celebrated her birthday among close friends one weeknight. Not even the strong rains and flood could stop the guests from attending such a special event.


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