September 11, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Groups ready raps vs DENR for granting coal plant ECC

Groups opposing the construction of a coal-fired power plant plan to sue the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) for approving the project.

Military on alert as intel sources bare Reds' 'Operation Landmine'

A medical mission slated on Friday in the Municipality of Leon, Iloilo is the latest target of communist terrorists in the area.

This, as a highly-credible informant divulged planned destabilization on Friday.

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Just like the good old days.

JUST LIKE THE GOOD OLD DAYS. From left, former City Administrator Atty. Lorendo Dilag, Mayor Evelio Leonardia and former Vice Mayor Renecito Novero at the stairway of the New Government Center. Atty. Dilag was a member of the City Hall Committee tasked to study, evaluate and recommend for a site and construction of the New Government Center while Atty. Novero was the Vice Mayor during the previous term of Mayor Leonardia.

City generally peaceful, says ICPO chief

Iloilo City remains to be generally peaceful even with the occurrence of four significant crime incidents involving high profile personalities last month. The police has already filed cases against the suspects in three of the four crimes.


Capitol workers appeal for guv's mercy on SP nod of wage hike

They appealed and prayed. Despite Tuesday's legislative approval, yet more appeals and more prayers.

Defensor Jr. gets full SP backing on grant of tax relief to 'Frank's victims'

Good news to all delinquent real property taxpayers of Iloilo province.
A tax amnesty has been approved by the 9th Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP), virtually spelling over P48.6 million in penalties to be condoned.

Guimaras school kids to help plant 15T mangrove seedlings

Some 15,000 seedlings of different mangrove species will be planted in the coastal areas of San Lorenzo, Guimaras province.

CPOC wants 'no plate, no travel' policy imposed

The City Peace and Order Council (CPOC) approved on Tuesday a resolution requesting the Sangguniang Panglungsod to pass an ordinance on "no plate, no travel policy" for motorcycles. The passage of the ordinance is deemed to help in the campaign against criminalities.

Tobias admits anti-drugs drive an uphill battle

Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) director Sr. Supt. Bartolome Tobias admitted the campaign against illegal drugs is an uphill battle as he expressed doubts on the sincerity of some members of the police organization.


Capiz has 10 'Botika ng Bayan' outlets

ROXAS CITY – At least 10 "Botika ng Bayan" (BnB) outlets in the province have been accredited by the Philippine International Trading Corporation (PITC) to retail its exclusively supplied pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical products.

Del Rosario distributes multicabs

ROXAS CITY – Amid the controversies hurled against 1st District Representative Antonio del Rosario the solon has continued pouring projects the latest of which is the distribution of 31 multicabs to five municipalities.

Mango growers to boost production

ROXAS CITY -- Mango growers in Capiz have taken steps to improve their mango production for more income.


Appointment of new administrator for Bacolod Boys Home assailed

BACOLOD CITY -- Executive Assistant I Alex Coloso of the City Mayor's Office was appointed by Mayor Evelio Leonardia as the New Administrator of the Bacolod Boys Home, a home established for orphaned and abandoned boys in the City of Bacolod.

Bacolod inter-barangay clean and green tilt slated

BACOLOD CITY -- The Task Force Clean and Green in this city will hold an inter-agency Clean and Green and Cleanest Coastal Area tilt for the urban and rural categories.

Negros celebrates 63rd Liberation Day

As a way of paying tribute to the heroism of the World War II veterans, the Province of Negros Occidental commemorated its 63rd Liberation Day Anniversary yesterday at the Provincial Park and Lagoon.


Providence and us
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Let's take a stand
Res Gestae
Kapit bisig kabataan laban sa kriminalidad
Bridging the gap
Chinese influences in the sugar industry of 19th century WV
Love & Kisses after Frank
Cerebral Combustion
Feel young, stay young


Thoughts on UP as The National University of the Philippines

/ Ma. Zenaida B. French

Who is in a better advantage? The CPPor the MILF

/ Raphael Locario

Where have all the book lovers gone?

/ William B. Ongsitco

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


Double birthday celebration

Double birthday celebration

The News Today correspondent Florence Hibionada and editor-in-chief Erly Garcia recently held their joint birthday party at the Mejica compound in Baluarte, Molo. Friends, media colleagues and guests shared the enjoyable moment with the birthday celebrators.

Hopevale pilgrimage and medical mission

Hopevale pilgrimage and medical mission

Roxas City --- In celebration of the 104th Foundation of Filamer Christian College and the Centennial Foundation of Capiz Emmanuel Hospital, both institutions jointly held the Hopevale Pilgrimage Trip and Medical Mission in Tapaz, Capiz.

Erwin Sustento

Erwin Sustento: An outstanding teacher in Filipino

Prof. Erwin Sustento brings pride to Ilonggos by being the recipient of the 2008 Gawad Balagtas Para sa Pinakamahusay na Guro sa Kolehiyo.

Recent Works at Gallery Orange

Recent Works at Gallery Orange

Seven renowned Iloilo-based contemporary artists showcased their one-of-a-kind collections of work of art in Lopues' Gallery Orange.


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