September 22, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Housing beneficiaries told leave 'bad habits'

Representative Raul Gonzalez Jr. encourages the recipients of the housing units at the San Isidro, Jaro relocation site to leave their "bad habits" and consider the housing units provided to them by the government as their own property.

Tupas Jr. loses cool in Culasi bill committee hearing

Last week's discussions on one proposal introduced in Congress by Fifth District Representative Niel Tupas Jr. turned too intense and got the Ilonggo solon to 'burst.'

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The site where the housing units for those left homeless by typhoon Frank will be constructed.

The site where the housing units for those left homeless by typhoon Frank will be constructed.

Groundbreaking for GBPC coal-fired power plant held

Groundbreaking rites for a coal-fired power plant project was held on Saturday amid continued opposition from church and environmental groups.


Probe on Iloilo flood control project put on hold

House of Representatives could not yet tackle the proposed resolution for the probe on the multi-million Iloilo flood control project of the national government as Congress wants to focus on the budget deliberation.

They were only invited for a vacation in Roxas City, say kin of 2 slain Masbateños

What appears as an invitation to spend a vacation in Roxas City turned into a bloody death for two Masbateños when they figured in a chance encounter with officials and operatives of the Regional Intelligence Office (RIO) 6 last week.

AFP warns: CPP imports terrorists from other regions

If government forces are sent as augmentation to fellow operatives, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) here are out with a new public warning.

9thPiyesta sa Kakahuyan in Maasin set

Hundreds of students, government officials and employees and other volunteers are expected to gather for this province's annual tree-planting activity dubbed "Piyesta Sa Kakahuyan" on September 27, 2008.

Marker to rise at site where 2 missing activists were abducted

Human rights and militant groups here will erect today a marker at the site where two activists were abducted last year as part of activities marking the 36th anniversary of the declaration of martial law.


Residents claim they were forced to sign letter vs Tapaz mayor, police chief

TAPAZ, Capiz – Some of the signatories of a letter accusing Tapaz Mayor Rosemarie Gardose and the town's police chief of abuse of power claimed that they were made to sign the letter unaware of its contents.

Tapaz police chief: I'm the target of letter complaint

TAPAZ, Capiz – Inspector Diomedes Cuadra, chief of this town's Philippine National Police (PNP), claimed that he was the target of the complaint letter addressed to Pres Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as certain detractors what him out of this town.

TNT Capiz Bureau launched

The News Today officially launched last Friday, September 19, its Capiz Bureau headed by Donna Casio. The launching also coincided with The News Today's 8th Anniversary celebration.


Thousands commemorate Escalante Massacre, Martial Law

BACOLOD CITY -- Thousands of farmers, peasants and members of cause-oriented groups joined together in commemorating the 23rdyear of Escalante Massacre which killed 20 protesters who joined the Welgang Bayan in front of then Municipal Hall of Escalante on September 20, 1985 and 36thyear of the declaration of Martial Law by former President Ferdinand Marcos.

Series of forums set in observance of Family Week

BACOLOD CITY -- Department of Social Services and Development (DSSD) head Sally Abelarde along with City Councilor Celia Flor, chairman of the Sangguniang Panglungsod Committee on Family and Early Childhood Development, announced that a series of family forum will be conducted this week in various schools in observance of the Family Week celebration.

Gov. Zayco lauds 48 Japan-bound Negrense trainees

BACOLOD CITY -- Gov. Isidro P. Zayco last week lauded the 48 Negrense skilled workers to be sent and trained in Japan next week through the Negros Japan Human Resource Exchange Association, Inc. as they paid a courtesy visit to the governor at the Capitol yesterday.


Proclaiming the gospel
Bridging the gap
The enduring patadyong in Ilonggo life
My walking buddies
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Playing mute witness
Cerebral Combustion
Elegance over glitter: Pearls over diamonds
Res Gestae
Kapit bisig kabataan laban sa kriminalidad


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Thoughts on UP as The National University of the Philippines

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Coal-fired power plant, needed to address power demand

/ Raphael Locario

Young Voice:
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Barangays avail of livelihood programs

Barangays avail of livelihood programs

With the closing of the old slaughterhouse in Barangay 35 drawing near, the City of Bacolod, in cooperation with the Quasi Parish of St.

Kryz Culinary Arts & Restaurant Services Institute culmination

Kryz Culinary Arts & Restaurant Services Institute culmination

Families and friends of the graduating students of Kryz Culinary Arts & Restaurant Services Institute (KCARSI) were treated to a buffet of delectable food made by the students themselves.

23rd Negros Trade Fair slated Sept. 30-Oct. 5

23rd Negros Trade Fair slated Sept. 30-Oct. 5

The biggest trade fair in Negros is again happening on Sept. 30 to Oct. 5, 2008. Dubbed as "With the Times" the fair will start with a ribbon cutting.

Red roses for Rajo

Red roses for Rajo

When international fashion designer and celebrity Rajo Laurel unveiled his 50-piece haute couture collection last Sept. 9, 2008 at the Rizal Ballroom of the Makati Shangrila, the whole country watched.


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