September 9, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Unidentified men mulct money from meat dealers, butchers

It is not only thievery that bothers meat dealers having business at the new slaughterhouse in Brgy. Tacas, Jaro. It was learned yesterday that unidentified men also mulct money from the meat dealers going to the slaughterhouse very early in the morning.

City to upgrade police radio communication equipment

Amid the new era in technology especially on mobile phones and other high technology equipment, the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) will revive the use of handheld radios as communication equipment in its peace and order drive.

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new slaughterhouse in Brgy. Tacas, Jaro
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File photo of the new slaughterhouse in Brgy. Tacas, Jaro when it was still under construction.

Cops recapture 1 of 3 fugitives in Roxas City jailbreak

ROXAS CITY – Three prisoners escaped early morning yesterday from the lock-up cell of the Roxas City PNP after they cut the door's iron grills using a hack saw blade.

Chief Inspector Leo Batiles, chief of Roxas City PNP, said the guard on duty SPO1 Ruben Castro did not notice the cutting of iron grills at cell number 3 which happened around 2 a.m. yesterday.


IPG excellent, very good in frontline services

The Iloilo Provincial Government (IPG) is once again honored with the awards tendered by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) Regional Office No. 6 as "Excellent and Very Good" in different frontline services.

Role of tanods in peace and order cited

Barangay Tanods multiply the presence of police personnel in the barangays to see to it that peace and order reigns in communities.

Solon proposes to scrap gov't permits on church marriages

A bill is now pending in Congress to solemnize marriages in the Philippines minus current requisite of government license.

DENR's regional people's hour continue to respond to concerns of stakeholders

More than 50 clients were given immediate response by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) here since the regional people's hour was launched in Iloilo last month.

Church's anti Reproductive Health Bill stance persists

"Should the issue on reproductive health be more objectively and properly called instead "unreproductive health?"


Del Rosario not amenable to peace talk with Bermejo

ROXAS CITY – It seems First District Representative Antonio del Rosario is not amenable to a peace talk with political enemy City Mayor Vicente Bermejo.

Alay Lakad '08 makes first step

ROXAS CITY -- The first step to realize the 2008 walk-for-a-cause was made by the Alay Lakad Roxas City Chapter, Inc. with the election of private and government institutions that will run the activity.


SP holds first session, Mayor delivers fist SOCA at NGC

BACOLOD CITY – The Sangguniang Panglungsod held its first ever session at the New Government Center (NGC) yesterday despite the fact that the new edifice has no furnitures and fixtures yet.

Gov signs lease of NOBDC to Capgem

BACOLOD CITY -- Gov. Isidro P. Zayco signed a memorandum of agreement with the Capitol Government Employees Multi-Purpose Cooperative represented by chairman Lawrence Ledesma.

NFA buys P3.3-M worth of clean and dry palay

BACOLOD CITY -- The National Food Authority has already bought 3,747 bags clean and dry palay worth P3.3 million from individual farmers and Farmers Cooperatives/Organizations (FOs) in line with the agency's Palay Procurement Program.


Chastity drive
Love & Kisses after Frank
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


Anything Under the Sun:
Scientists of West Visayas (3)

/ Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

Rubber Bands

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Killing Time in a Crowded Park

/ PJoanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

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


Flex your Life

Flex your Life

Last week I attended one of the most rewarding seminars I have ever joined and this has made a huge impact on my life and perspective.

Must love trees

Must love trees

A group of High School students from St. Scholastica Academy-Bacolod who has the passion in protecting and preserving nature call themselves mustLOVEtrees Network.

Garden of the Ascension

The lucky 8 for Garden of the Ascension

August 8, 2008 was a very special and lucky date for Garden of the Ascension. It was on this date that they celebrated their 8th anniversary as well as launch their latest offering to the Chinese community --- Legacy.

Fashion show for the benefit of children with cancer

Fashion show for the benefit of children with cancer

Get ready for the most exciting fashion and musical event of the year. KKK (Mga Kaibigan ng mga Kabataang may Kanser) presents Fashionata (A Night of Fashion, Music and Dance).


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