April 22, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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WVSU Board of Regents denies hospital chief's appeal

After some turbulent last years in government service, Dr. Ramon Guerra lost his battle for continued employ as hospital director of the now controversial West Visayas State University Medical Center (WVSUMC).

Treñas wants City Proper police chief to address petty crimes

City Mayor Jerry Treñas has threatened to relieve Chief Inspector Conrado Carganillo, chief of City Proper Police Station, if he fails to solve the problems on the six major streets in the city identified by police as crime prone areas.

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halo-halo maker in Brgy. North Baluarte
a. chris fernandez

This halo-halo maker in Brgy. North Baluarte, Molo district really knows how to advertise her small business. She bring her message across by adding a few lines to a tarp presumably used as promotional material of television soap opera “Maging Sino Ka Man.”

IPPO chief, 2 IRC execs guaranteed 'no-show' in SP jail probe

Legislative investigation on the operation and management of the multi-million Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) continues today. Or so it should be, yet in a belated (mis) development yesterday, The News Today (TNT) gathered that all three invited resource persons are guaranteed no-shows.


Suplico dares guv to appear before SP over new veto order

An official challenge has been issued by Vice Governor Rolex Suplico to his uncle, Governor Niel Tupas Sr. relative to last week's veto of the Annual Investment Plan (AIP) Appropriation Ordinance.

Best Public Sector Projects awardees reflect gov't priorities

Winning projects in the 2nd Regional Development Council (RDC) awards for Best Public Sector Projects 2006-2007 are supporting the priorities in Western Visayas. It also reflects the national government priorities especially on the food security concerns.

Cement plant makes use of plastic wastes from dumpsite

About 20 metric tons of plastic garbage collected from the Calajunan dumpsite was shipped to Iligan City as fuel for the Holcim cement factory. The scheme was purposely designed to eliminate plastic materials in the dumping site. Seventy percent of the garbage found in the dumpsite are plastics.

Palace bares P29.1B budget for WV infra projects

Presidential Management Staff Chief Cerge Remonde said some P29.1 billion has been allocated by the national government for infrastructure projects for Western Visayas aimed to boost farm production and transport.


Negros Occ. gov proposes P40M for irrigation, agri productivity

Governor Isidro Zayco proposed to the Sangguniang Panlalawigan to appropriate P40 million for irrigation facilities and agricultural productivity inputs recently.

110 grantees sign MOA on Negros Occidental scholarship program

Vice Governor Emilio Yulo, III together with members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) together with the 109 grantees of the Negros Occidental Scholarship Program (NOSP) for school year 2008-2009.

Role of coop banks in rural credit cited

ROXAS CITY – The government has acknowledged the cooperative banking sector as a committed player in rural financing.


The Pope in the US
Redux: The agony of May Wan and Rosemarie
Bridging the gap
Tsinoys in Iloilo City: Shifting identities and businesses (2)
anything under the sun
Origins of place names (15)
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
The art of listening
Consumers Domain
Misinformation on Coal


Young Voice:
My brother Ramon

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Eye Opener:
Revive backyard gardening

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Rational Insanity:
TNT explodes in Roxas City

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

Dancing with cancer

/By Kathy M. Villalon


Zorex Tymzone

Health, style and networking at Zorex Tymzone

A magnetic bracelet, which has neodymium magnets is said to enhance the flow of energy in the body at the 15 acupuncture points around the wrist. It is commonly known that the stimulation of the acupuncture reflex points has been shown to significantly increase the chi flowing through meridians.

---------------------------------------- Ponsaran, Corum bag Mr. & Ms. High School tilt

Ponsaran, Corum bag Mr. & Ms. High School tilt

Jesnin Ponsaran and Sheila Corum, both coming from Fourth Year St. Patrick, were hailed as Mr. and Miss High School of St. Joseph School (Iloilo), Inc. on March 15, 2008

Ponsaran who also received the award for Best in Interview said, "The search was scary but at the same time it was fun. I didn't expect to win."

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Mon's Birthday Party

Well-loved Eon Centennial Plaza Hotel and Centennial Resort Hotel and Convention Center's General Manager Edmund Sales was recently feted by his co-employees in an intimate dinner party in celebration of his birthday.

----------------------------------------The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz: Santa Isabel Int'l Inclusive School in its culminating activity

Holding a creative event, a play for example, for a school's culminating activity is very important. Children have the tendency to bond with each other. This is part of their socialization and it is priceless. Your children will give you a surprise of your life.


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