August 12, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Motorcycle owners launch signature drive vs. LTO's AO

Owners of motorcycles here recently launched a signature campaign against the implementation of Land Transportation Office's (LTO) Administrative Order (AO) No. 2008-15 prescribing the rules and regulations for the use and operation of motorcycles on highways.

Guimaras officials score DENR over oil spill projects

JORDAN, GUIMARAS—Guimaras officials have scored the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) for implementing oil spill rehabilitation projects in areas that were not affected by the oil spill.

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the motorcycle is not just a means of transportation

For most motorcycle owners the motorcycle is not just a means of transportation but also serves as an important part of their day-to-day living especially now that we are experiencing the hard times.

Provincial gov't leads massive campaign vs. mining in Guimaras

JORDAN, GUIMARAS—Stickers and streamers emblazoned with "Spare Guimaras' have appeared in this province marking the start of a campaign against mining activities on the island.


‘PENRO heeds Janiuay execs’ plea for 2-year quarry moratorium’

Longtime plea for quarry moratorium of town officials in the Municipality of Janiuay, Iloilo has apparently been heeded by Iloilo’s environment officials.

NFA completes disposal of damaged rice

After more than one month, the National Food Authority (NFA)wrapped up the disposal of damaged rice stocks and clean up operations in their two warehouses.

'Berdugo' Capitol probe begins today

Capitol's Committee on Public Order and Security begins today the legislative investigation on the alleged misconduct of a top police official.

Two congressional districts good for the city, says Neda exec

An economic planner in the region believes the House Bill 4256, a bill Reapportioning Iloilo City into two districts, would be beneficial to the city in terms of economic development and infrastructure projects.


P300T reward awaits tipster on Roxas' killing mastermind

ROXAS CITY – A total of P300,000 reward awaits the witness or those who can provide a lead in the identification of the mastermind in the murder of Radio Mindanao Network (RMN) dyVR anchorman Martin Roxas last week.

Journalists swarm Bayot Drive to denounce Roxas' killing

ROXAS CITY – Journalists from print and broadcast media swarmed the street of Bayot Drive on the afternoon of August 8, to denounce the treacherous killing of Radio Mindanao Network (RMN) DYVR Anchorman "Kasamang" Martin Roxas.

Slain broadcaster's wife wants mastermind behind bars

ROXAS CITY – The wife of slain Radio Mindanao Network (RMN)-DYVR broadcaster Martin Roxas wanted the mastermind in the murder of his husband to be also put in jail.


Blood donation month culminates with blood letting, motorcade

BACOLOD CITY -- The Negros Occidental Provincial Health Office (PHO) in coordination with Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital (CLMMRH) Blood Bank Center last Friday culminated the Blood Donor's Month with blood letting, motorcade and awarding to frequent blood donors and contributors at the Social Hall of the Capitol Building.

Bago City honors Rafael Salas

BACOLOD CITY -- The city government of Bago celebrated the 80th birth anniversary of Rafael Salas, executive assistant to former President Ferdinand Marcos and executive director of the United Nations Fund for Population Activities recently.

Negrense grad tops agriculturist exam

BACOLOD CITY -- Clark Noquera Melendres, of Brgy. Ayungon, Valladolid, Negros Occidental, landed second in the licensure examination for agriculturists held recently.


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Res Gestae
Yes Club: 'Soon to Open'
Bridging the gap
Rizal as a political scientist
Booster shot for human rights
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Life goes on...
Cerebral Combustion
Digging a hole for my demised television ambition


Journalists unite!

/ John S Heredia

Life's map

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


/By Kathy M. Villalon

The Twilight Zone: Part 1

/ Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

Rational Insanity:
I don't know how to cook

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

Baldness: Is it a Health Risk?

/ Philip S. Chua


Blessing of the New Government Center

Blessing of the New Government Center

The New Government Center of Bacolod City had its blessing last August 3, 2008. I could say that it was extraordinary because the blessing was officiated by no less than the Papal Nuncio, Archbishop Joseph Adams. Imagine that!

TSIP turns one

TSIP turns one

Time flies so fast. Indeed, for Police Regional Office 6, it seems only yesterday that it launched on air the first episode of Talakayan Sa Isyung Pulis (TSIP) thru Central Philippine University Alumni Channel (Skycable channel 8).

A Place of Wellness

A Place of Wellness

The first Healing Center and Medical Spa in Negros recently opened at The Doctors Hospital here in Bacolod City. The blessing was done by Fr. Romeo Tumonog Jr. and attended by the Abueg family, Medical Director Dr. Rafael Jocson, and top physicians of the city.

Donna Casio

Donna Casio: Bringing quality news to Capiz

The News Today is enjoying a steady rise in patronage in Capiz Province in over a month of its operations there. In terms of visibility, the paper is number one in Capiz. Thanks to the dedication of the men and women of TNT, including Donna Casio, its Capiz Bureau Chief.


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