April 9, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Cuevas heeds Guv's objection, recalls 12 Negros-bound cops

Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 director Chief Supt. Isagani Cuevas has backtracked from his earlier order to throw the twelve alleged erring policemen from Iloilo and Guimaras provinces to Negros Occidental.

Treñas orders increased police visibility

City Mayor Jerry Treñas has directed the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) to increase police visibility and conduct checkpoints in strategic places to avert robberies and hold-up incidents in the city.

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Students from the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University

Students from the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University - Arevalo perform a silent drill at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol grounds during the opening of Semana sang Iloilo yesterday.

Capitol doc shrugs off threat of guv's aide

For filing a "sick leave" and showing up in a medical-dental mission thereafter, a top Capitol physician has now been threatened with an administrative charge of dishonesty.

As such, a 72-hour deadline was given to submit a written explanation or else face disciplinary action.


Deeper probe on comeback of robbery gangs in Iloilo eyed

Strings of robbery-hold-up incidents in the Province of Iloilo call for a deeper, more thorough investigation. While at it, the need to strengthen intelligence network of authorities must be addressed with the reported presence of "handlers" immediately validated.

DILG orders special elections for SK vacancies

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) has issued a memorandum calling for the holding of special elections to fill up the vacancies in the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK).

Iloilo City avails P4.7M grant from CDIA

Iloilo City has availed a P4.7 million grant from the Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) to be used in conducting pre-feasibility study of infrastructure projects to include an eco-port and revitalization of central business district (CBD) in line with the proposed developments under the Metro Iloilo Guimaras Economic Development Council (MIGEDC).


BAS bares Antique's rice surplus production

San Jose, Antique – The Province's rice yield from January to December 2007 reached 243,177 metric tons with an equivalent value of P2.777 billion bared Nerisa Valdellon head of Bureau of Agricultural Statistics (BAS) here .

Top reg'l entries in 2008 Aliwan Fiesta streetdance competition

Just as easily as they party, Filipinos find an excuse to dance – for leisure or entertainment... as a manifestation of worship... or as a social valve for relationships.

PHIVOLCS says earthquake occurrence not due to climate change

Kalibo, Aklan -- The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) dispelled fears of possible threats of earthquakes in the country brought about by climate change.


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Bonafide Text
How to mend a broken heart 2
Rice and population
A love story
Bridging the gap
Some Rizal landmarks in downtown Iloilo City
Consumers Domain
Misinformation on Coal
anything under the sun
Origins of place-names (12)


Eye Opener:
Where are our graduates heading for?

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Just the way you are

/By Kathy M. Villalon

A special tribute

/By Prof. Lucell Larawan

Wanted: A tougher Medical Act in the Philippines

/ By Florence F. Hibionada

Res Gestae:
Duty first vs. family centeredness

/By Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Young Voice:
Birthday Presence

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


Nes and Tats has a new home

Nes and Tats has a new home

The home of original Ilonggo dishes, Nes and Tats Manokan and Seafoods, has a new home. It held its re-opening and blessing last March 23. The event started with a ribbon cutting headed by businessman Rogelio Florete and followed by a blessing officiated by Rev. Fr. Julius Almeria of the St. Vincent Ferrer Parish.

----------------------------------------Harry Mark Gonzales

Harry Mark Gonzales

"A Protest Over the Guimaras Oil Spill" is the champion in the sculpture category of the Metrobank Art and Design Excellence, a national competition held recently. In recognition of Gonzales's work, the City Government gave him an Award of Citation.

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Career Alternatives

Shifting courses can be a drain to parents who are sending their kids to college. That's why it's important for graduating high school students to know what career they really want to venture into. This way, they could choose the course that could prepare them for such career.

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Coffee Break La Paz opens

Coffee Break Café is breaking records for the coffee and tea enthusiasts when it opened its 10th branch in La Paz recently. It was attended by the Que family, headed by Coffee Break magnate Johnny Que. Also in attendance were friends from the business sector.



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