September 5, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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With Cartagena in their hands, police see light in Rojas slay case

Police yesterday announced a major breakthrough in the killing of Ajuy town Vice Mayor Ramon Rojas with the arrest of one of the suspected gunmen.

Free ride for Guimaras studes to boost enrollment

Around 11,000 high school students in the island-province of Guimaras are literally getting a free ride to school under a transportation subsidy program launched last week.

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The tricycle is the most common mode of transportation for students.
a. chris fernandez

The tricycle is the most common mode of transportation for students in the municipalities, not only in Guimaras but all over the country, as they go to school everyday.

AFP sends 1 battalion of Ilonggo soldiers to Lanao

One battalion of Ilonggo soldiers from the 15th Infantry Division based in Jamindan, Capiz are off to Mindanao.


Iloilo's PSWDO chief is most outstanding in the country

Mrs. Neneth Q. Pador, the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Officer of the Province of Iloilo, was recently awarded as the Most Outstanding Provincial Social Welfare and Development Officer in the whole country.

Business as usual in Smallville complex

If beer sales is to be used as indicator, business at Smallville complex appears normal despite earlier reports that illegal drugs circulate in the area especially at night.

Treñas seeks SP nod on P35M housing project

City Mayor Jerry Treñas will seek the approval of the Sangguniang Panlungsod before signing the memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the implementation of the P35 million housing project funded by Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC).


Cantiller: LTO's AO 2008-015 arbitrary and impractical

ROXAS CITY – Provincial Board Member Baden Cantiller dubbed as arbitrary and impractical Land Transportation Office's (LTO) Administrative Order No. 2008-015 prescribing the rules and regulations for the use and operation of motorcycles on highways.

Capiz provincial liga bloodletting in Dumalag successful

ROXAS CITY – Some 25,300 milliliters (ml) of blood was taken from the 73 blood donors who participated in the blood letting conducted last Wednesday in Dumalag, Capiz by the provincial liga led by its President Clemente "Budong" Castro Firmalino.

Capiz dads declare Sept. 21-27 as tourism week

ROXAS CITY – The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) approved a resolution on Thursday declaring September 21-28 as tourism week in the province of Capiz.


Delay in EDC's geothermal project detrimental to Negros' power situation

Department of Energy Director for the Visayas Antonio Labios said any delay in the geothermal exploration of the Energy Development Corporation (EDC) at the 12.5-hectare area inside the buffer zone of the Mt. Kanlaon Natural Park could be detrimental to the energy situation in the province of Negros Occidental.

Makati and Silay are now sister cities

BACOLOD CITY -- The Cities of Makati and Silay, Negros Occidental are now considered sister cities following the signing of the sisterhood and twinning agreement between Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay and Mayor Jose "Oti" Montelibano yesterday.

New route going to New Government Center proposed

BACOLOD CITY – City Councilor Wilson Gamboa Jr., chairman of the Sangguniang Panglungsod committee on transportation, recently passed a resolution requesting Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) regional director Porfirio Clavel to grant new routes going to the New Government Center.


Love & Kisses after Frank
What's good journalism?
Bridging the gap
Chinese influences in the sugar industry of 19th century WV
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Rebirth of a dormant war
Res Gestae
Tainting the Court of Appeals
Cerebral Combustion
Feel young, stay young


Bariatric surgery

/ Philip S. Chua, MD,

AFP's heroic role on containing unrest in Mindanao

/ Raphael Locario

'A Very Special Love' & 'For the First Time': Two Reviews

/ Ma. Zenaida B. French

Eye Opener:
The turbulent month of August

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Anything Under the Sun:
Scientists of West Visayas (2)

/ Atty. Rex S. Salvilla


Danielle Ann Lastimoso

Danielle Ann Lastimoso's Birhtday

Roxas City --- Cute and spunky Danielle Ann Del Rosario-Lastimoso celebrated her third birthday with a party prepared by her parents in their beach-front residence in Barangay Dumolog here.

Barrio Fiesta

A Barrio Fiesta Like No Other

No stone was left unturned when top stylist Boni Gaverza transformed the ballroom of the Centennial Resort Hotel and Convention Center into a beautiful barrio fiesta scene for the 100th birthday of Lola Consuelo Tambanillo Siaton.

Hope to the Ilonggo Youth

Hope to the Ilonggo Youth: Gokongwei China scholars bring 'Hope Warrior'

The Gokongwei Brothers Foundation (GBF) China Scholars invaded Iloilo City for the sixth stop of the Project Hope Warrior (PHW) Caravan.

La Dulce Vita at The Promenade

La Dulce Vita at The Promenade

It's Grandparents' Day on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008. And, as we Ilonggos are always crazy about food and always linking that to special occasions, this is another opportunity to gather the family, eat and be merry as we pay tribute to our grandparents.


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