June 11, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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SolGen bars eviction of Jaro II Elementary School

Solicitor-General (SolGen) Atty. Agnes Devanadera warned the Office of the Provincial Sheriff from executing the court order issued by Branch 31 of the Iloilo Regional Trial Court that would lead to the eviction of a public elementary school here, otherwise her office "shall deal with the matter with the full force of the law."

Batad teachers, PTA, brgy execs unite vs ouster of principal

Nineteen out of 21 teachers in an elementary school in Batad, Iloilo signified its collective call for the immediate ouster of their principal.

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Schoolchildren, some of them assisted by their parents

Schoolchildren, some of them assisted by their parents, attend the first day of school yesterday at the Arevalo Elementary School.

Circular on teacher's six-hour daily work out soon

Education Undersecretary Ramon C. Bacani Tuesday said it is issuing a circular over a petition of public school teachers to perform just six hours of work daily.

The teachers have complained that their daily work grind is too heavy for underpaid civil servants and that they deserve better treatment.


SP okays MOA on plastic garbage

The city council here has authorized Mayor Jerry P. Treñas to sign a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Holcim Corp., calling for the shipment of 100 metric tons of plastic garbage taken from the city's dumpsite to be used as fuel of Holcim cement plant in Lugait, Iligan City, Mindanao.

Mayor declares continued war vs. criminalities, scores high on peace efforts

A diversified economic base. A globally-responsive business community. A tourist destination in the north. Involved citizenry. And hard stance against criminalities.

PNP keeps an eye on 'no plate' vehicles

The Philippine National Police (PNP) in Region VI is implementing the "no plate, no travel" policy.

PNP, PA static exhibit opens

Ilonggos will have a rare chance to get to know more two of the country's top peacekeepers through a Static Exhibit which opened yesterday, June 10, at the SM City Iloilo Activity Center.


P2B alloted for 'Pantawid Kuryente' program

Some P2 billion was set aside for the "Pantawid Kuryente: Katas ng VAT program" of the government benefiting some four million families that consume not more than 100 kilowatt hour a month.

CBCP seeks repeal of oil deregulation law

Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) Public Affairs Committee head Bishop Deogracias Iñiguez on Monday said the government should look into the possibility of repealing the oil dregulation law to help mitigate the effects of soaring oil price increases.

Social Workers nationwide to celebrate Social Work Week

Social workers nationwide will celebrate the Social Work Week on June 13-19 in commemoration of the anniversary of Republic Act 4373 otherwise known as the Social Work Law passed on June 19, 1965.


de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
The need for education
Our spiritual life needs care
anything under the sun
Evolution of the Philippine Flag (3)
Bridging the gap
The Iloilo culmination of the declaration of Philippine Independence
UP Beloved in history
Eye Opener
Godly parents-guardians will survive crisis!



/ Kathy M. Villalon

Bull's eye:
Red plate vehicle out on a holiday


Eat, Pray, Read

/ Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan


/ Jyh Ming Gonzales

How far have you written?

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Hazards in Sunlight

/ Philip S. Chua


A world of flavors this June

A world of flavors this June

It's again a feast of Asian and Mediterranean cuisines at The Promenade every Saturday for the month of June.

"June World of Flavors" boasts of a wide range of selections that could provide one with a pleasant dining experience.

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Kids Play: Children discover their true essence

Children ages 4 to 12 attended a workshop called Kids Play last May 24 and 25 at The Residence Hotel. This was organized by the Organizational Consultants International (OCC) headed by its regional consultant Bong Sanagustin.

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Malbar's expression

An internist and pulmonologist by profession, Dr. Malbar Ferrer considers photography a hobby and an expression of his artistic inclination and creativity. This provides balance for his hectic hospital rounds and his patients' clinical consultations.

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Wedding Rituals

Eleven local designers and one from Manila showcased their wedding collections during Wedding Rituals, a fair of Robinsons Place Iloilo last May 30.


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