April 16, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Treñas urges business sector to lobby for transfer of PB 104

City Mayor Jerry Treñas yesterday called on the city's business sector to help lobby with the national government for the transfer of National Power Corporation's (NPC) Power Barge 104 from Davao City to augment the growing power needs of Iloilo City.

Public warned: Fake Cuevas on the loose

The public is warned against an impostor using the name of Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 Regional Director Chief Supt. Isagani R. Cuevas in soliciting cash donations for an alleged heart transplant operation sponsored by PRO 6.

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A pre-schooler receives one kilo of rice from Gov. Niel D. Tupas, Sr.

A pre-schooler receives one kilo of rice from Gov. Niel D. Tupas, Sr. during the ceremonial distribution of rice yesterday in connection with the Food for School Program. With Tupas are (left to right) Mrs. Neneth Pador, Provincial Social Welfare and Development Officer; DSWD Asst. Regional Director Joel P. Galicia; Sanggunian Panlalawigan Member Jett Rojas and Provincial Administrator Heddy Jardeleza of NFA.

Mabugat returns to the Capitol

After some six months into retirement from government service and six months away from the Capitol, retired Police Senior Superintendent Juan Mabugat made a comeback yesterday.


German suspected of killing entertainer in Boracay seeks bail

BORACAY ISLAND, AKLAN—A German national suspected of raping and killing an entertainer on this island is seeking bail, claiming he has been falsely and unjustly accused of involvement in the crime.

'Guv's budget-orders all illegal,' Suplico insists

The still unresolved budget war in the Iloilo Provincial Government (IPG) has elicited anew a call for concerted action from Vice Governor Rolex Suplico.

City health board reorganized

The Iloilo City Health Board has been reorganized for a forceful implementation of the various health programs here.

28 police stations in Western Visayas get new vehicles

Twenty-eight local police stations in Western Visayas are recipients of new patrol jeeps, cars and motorcycles coming from the national police headquarters.


33,737 pre-schoolers to benefit from FSS program

Some 33,737 pre-schoolers in the province of Iloilo will benefit from the Food-for-School (FFS) program which was launched in a simple ceremony held at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol yesterday.

WV Best Public Sector projects bared

The Regional Development Council VI (RDC VI) has finally announced the winners for the Best Public Sector Projects in the region for 2006 - 2007.

Capiceños welcome return of NBI office

ROXAS CITY -- More Capiceños expressed gratitude for the re-establishment of a satellite office of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in Capiz.


Study, doctrine and formation
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
The art of listening
anything under the sun
Origins of place names (14)
A love story
Bridging the gap
Some Rizal landmarks in downtown Iloilo City
Consumers Domain
Misinformation on Coal


Young Voice:
Laundry and black briefs

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Dancing with cancer

/By Kathy M. Villalon

Cultural activism in Iloilo City

/By Rhea B. Peñaflor

Eye Opener:
Where are our graduates heading for?

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong


Kune at 54

Kune at 54: A celebration of life and love

The Days Hotel's Promenade was recently the venue for the intimate birthday lunch of lawyer-writer Cornelio "Kune" Panes. Now 54, "Atty. Kune" and friends took time out from that Monday's busy schedule to celebrate years of strengthened friendship.

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Robinsons Appliance is here

The first Robinsons Appliance in Iloilo has opened at the Robinsons Place Iloilo recently. Such event only proves that Iloilo has a big consumer base for appliances.

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Changing Lives: Junior Chamber International Phils.

JCI (Junior Chamber International) is a worldwide network of individuals in their 20s until 40s.

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Pilita Corrales: Asia's Queen of Songs visits Iloilo

Pilita Corrales is the undisputed Asia's Queen of Songs. In her four decades as a musical artist, she has produced 135 albums.



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