January 17, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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DOJ team opens Baldago's office amid bomb threats

A bomb threat did not hinder the team created by Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez Sr. from opening the office of Chief City Prosecutor Efrain Baldago at the Ramon Q. Avanceña Hall of Justice yesterday morning.

Tupas seeks result of CHR, Ombudsman probe on Capitol siege

Iloilo Gov. Niel Tupas Sr. has called on the Ombudsman and the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) to release the results of separate investigations conducted on the armed assault on the provincial capitol, a year after incident happened.

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A team from the Department of Justice

A team from the Department of Justice examine the documents inside the office of relieved Chief City Prosecutor Efrain Baldago after it was forcibly opened yesterday.

PRO 6 braces for region's top festivals

Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 regional director Chief Supt. Wilfredo V. Dulay, Sr. ordered the creation of task groups to plan out security measures for the coming two biggest festivals in the region, the Ati-atihan of Kalibo, Aklan and Dinagyang of Iloilo.

Dulay said, while the Philippine National Police will play the lead role in the maintenance of peace and order during the two celebrations, the Philippine Army will actively render support role.


Middleman selling kiosks for Dinagyang foodfest busted

The committee on kiosks of the Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI) busted a modus operandi of a kiosk applicant for this year's food festival. As a result, nine applications were canceled by the committee.

Jaro barangay officials gird for Agro-Industrial Fair

Barangay Capt. Jonas Bellosillo, president of the Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) Jaro district, assured that Jaro Agro-Industrial and Charity Fair 2008 will submit a financial statement after the agro-industrial fair ends. The agro-fair starts on January 19, 2008. Last year, they gained some P100,000.

Coco farm dev't program to boost productivity

The establishment of nurseries, coconut intercropping, coconut value-adding, and operation of agribusiness service kiosk are the four components of the Coconut Farm Development Program expected to bring countrywide development for the coconut industry.

Globe Telecom ups Dinagyang sponsorship to P2M

Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI) chair Ben Jimena yesterday said Globe Telecommunications had increased their sponsorship to the Dinagyang festival from P1,250,000 to P2,000,000. Subsequently, Globe becomes major sponsor of the 2008 Dinagyang festival.


DENR to present Boracay Environmental master plan soon

Kalibo, Aklan -- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is ready to present its recently-crafted Environmental Master Plan of Boracay Island.

Boracay PNP on red alert following clashes

Boracay Island, Aklan -- Elements of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in this resort island have been placed undern a maximum red alert status following the clash of two groups resulting to the death of an ex-soldier and wounding of two others.

No more rechecking of civil service test results – CSC

Roxas City -- The Civil Service Commission (CSC) will no longer accept requests for rechecking of results of its various examinations based on a recent directive which terminates the rechecking of results of civil service examinations.


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Her Majesty Queen Andrea Aileen Marie Vinco Montelibano

Cedric's Birthday Bash

Iloilo's Prince of Nightlife anda great club impresario Cedric Loring celebrated his birthday witha an overflowing drinking party for close friends and regular clientsa a few moons age at his famously chilled Flow Resto Lounge in Smallville, the favorite haunt ofa the city's most famous personalities, the young and thea achingly hip set.

----------------------------------------IYO brings Christmas cheer to Asilo's elderly

IYO brings Christmas cheer to Asilo's elderly

The Iloilo Youth Orchestra composed of members from as young as three years old brought Christmas cheer to Asilo's elderly by way of a simple yet intimate and meaningful Christmas concert.

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Madmen join Work Camp

Three Paref Westbridge School teachers chose to forget their families, and spent their Christmas vacation in the mountains of Bais City, Negros Oriental.

----------------------------------------Her Majesty Queen Andrea Aileen Marie Vinco Montelibano

Independent, mild-mannered, beautiful: Her Majesty Queen Andrea Aileen Marie Vinco Montelibano

Andrea Aileen Marie Vinco Montelibano is the Queen of the Feast of Our Lady of Candles of Jaro 2008 in Iloilo City.


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