February 20, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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COA orders repay of over P21-M 'illegal' Capitol bonus

The Commission on Audit (COA) has now ruled with "finality" that over P21 million in Capitol bonus distributed by Governor Niel Tupas Sr. was illegally disbursed.

As such, the order is out to return the money considered as "14th month pay" and replenish the coffers of the provincial government.

No playing of 'tong-its' in police stations -- Cuevas

Policemen in the region who love playing the popular card game tong-its" as their pastime should better stop doing so. Otherwise, they will be meted with appropriate sanctions.

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The sidewalk in this part of Valeria Street near Marymart Mal

The sidewalk in this part of Valeria Street near Marymart Mall is being occupied by all sort of food vendors blocking the passage way for pedestrians and creating an eyesore.

Napulan backs call for DOH probe on safety of LPG taxi

Gnawing concerns on the safety of taxi units converted to Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) – use must indeed be looked into by no less than the Department of Health (DOH).

As such, call for DOH investigation got a backing from Iloilo First District Board Member Macario Napulan who himself wanted to be clarified on the safety-issue.


US-based Ilongga expert issues word of caution on coal plants

A US-based Ilongga expert on coal power plants advised proponents of a coal-fired power plant to look for other alternatives, as she expressed concern over the potential ill effects on the populace.

Court directs gov't to produce 'missing' intel officer

A court hearing the case of two abducted activists here unexpectedly found itself looking for a ranking intelligence officer who cannot be located even by government lawyers.

'Spare our river,' Janiuay execs appeal as quarry moratorium urged

A day after the good news of P5 million bridge repair fund, town officials of Janiuay, Iloilo echoes anew its continued appeal for quarry moratorium.

Iloilo expands dairy zone

Iloilo province is expanding its dairy zone as the number of cattle heads continue to increase expected to provide fresh milk to the Day Care and pre-elementary pupils here.


Comelec affirms ruling vs. Pacificador's petition

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has junked an appeal of former assemblyman Arturo Pacificador to reverse its earlier ruling dismissing his petition to stop the proclamation of Antique Gov. Salvacion Zaldivar-Perez.

PWDs to build armchairs for schools

An additional of 115,384 units of armchairs will be manufactured by the National Federation of Cooperatives of Persons with Disability (NFCPWD) for selected public secondary schools in the country.

Capiz included in Gulayan program

Roxas City -- Capiz has been identified as one of the priority provinces for assistance under the national government's Gulayan program.


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Bonafide Text
Money talk
Why I googled Mrs. Maria M. Socorro
Bridging the gap
Tibiao: The town that came from 'Tigbao'
Consumers Domain
Save TESDA! Prosecute Syjuco!
On Cruise Control
Enjoying the holidays


res gestae:
Cuevas must give more

/Francisco B.Lindero, Jr.

The wonders of 64-Slice CT

/ Philip S. Chua

National Insanity:
Writers galore

/Bryan Mari Argos

Fast and slow

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Eye Opener:
Philippines needs God-anointed leaders

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Young Voice:
Love is

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Singles and the City:
Travel for Singles

/ Oliver Victor B. Amoroso


Angie Gabinete

Angie Gabinete: Working for Guimaras' tourism

She is the back-to-back winner for Western Visayas Best Tourism Officer (2006-2007) in the Western Visayas Tourism Assembly (WVTA) Excellence Award, Provincial category.

---------------------------------------- IBH launches its Peking Duck Buffet

IBH launches its Peking Duck Buffet

The Roasted Peking Duck is the highlight of Iloilo Business Hotel's PEKING DUCK BUFFET, held during lunch and dinner daily, for only P250.

----------------------------------------Dr. Johnson

Dr. Gigi exudes radiance in her birthday bash

Dr. Evengeline Johnson, president of Saviour International Hospital (SIH) celebrated her birthday with glitz, glamour and pageantry.

----------------------------------------More Law enforcers coming up

More law enforcers coming up!

Men and women who passed the October 2007 board exam for new criminilogists finally took their oath last Feb. 8, 2008 at the Iloilo Grand Hotel.


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