February 09, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Suplico calls for emergency meeting amidst pay-off yarn on 3 Board Members

By hook or by crook, Governor Niel Tupas Sr.’s ‘pet project,’ the P350 million convention center is reportedly in the bag.

TESDA-JITCO open doors for Ilonggo workers

Here’s a really good news to all Ilonggo job seekers. Or those at least in the field of welding, plastic molding, casting, painting, agriculture and press machinist works. And carpentry too, farming, food processing and industrial laundry work.

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Public and private motorists passing through Lopez Jaena St. in Jaro District are suffering from the bumpy.

Public and private motorists passing through Lopez Jaena St. in Jaro District are suffering from the bumpy, bad road which until now is left unattended by the Department of Public Works and Highways.

Gov't urged to give social amelioration fund to sugar workers

The militant National Federation of Sugar Workers-Food (NFSW) urges Governor Zayco and the Department of Labor and Employment to give directly the support fund from the Social Amelioration Fund to the sugar workers through the unions.


Mass NPA surrender in the offing, military says

Two New People’s Army rebels surrendered Friday, and the military expects more to surrender in the coming months.

Court orders Meren to vacate Ausie resort operator's apartment

A municipal court in Aklan has barred the sister of the Malay town mayor from continuing to occupy part of the apartment building of an Australian resort operator in Boracay.

Roads for bicycle riders proposed

Vice Mayor Jed Mabilog has proposed a resolution requesting the City Mayor to utilize the whole of the still unnamed road being constructed connecting the Carpenters Bridge in Mandurriao to Forbes Bridge in La Paz, Iloilo City into a bicycle road.

Public-private partnership in response to water crisis

Crisis is the by-word these days. There is the global crisis, the power crisis, and now, the water crisis in Iloilo City and its neighboring towns as the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) continues its repair and restoration work.

Ukay-ukay yields marijuana

Police in Passi City are coordinating with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency to investigate further what could be the drug traffickers’ new mode of transporting narcotics.

PRO-6 re-enforces Tamang Bihis project

“Don’t just wear it. Wear the prescribed uniform.” This stern warning goes to all police personnel regarding the use of uniform appropriate in different occasions or events.


Gardose: Surrender of 2 NPA rebels a product of peace effort

ROXAS CITY – Tapaz Mayor Rosemarie Gardose said that the surrender of the two members of the New People’s Army (NPA) Friday last week is a result of the town’s bid for peace and order.

Bermejo mulls relocation sites for over 13,000 squatters

ROXAS CITY – City Mayor Vicente Bermejo vowed to have the over 13,000 squatters transferred to relocation sites in the near future.

142 Capiz cops promoted

ROXAS CITY – Some 142 members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Capiz benefited from the agency's regular promotion program for 2008.


NOPPO awards Best of the Best for 2008 today

In line with the 18th Anniversary of the Philippine National Police, Negros Occidental Provincial Police Office (Noppo) Provincial Director Senior Supt. Manuel Felix will lead the awarding of the Best of the Best for 2008.

Hearing on proposed amendment of New Revenue Code today

BACOLOD CITY -- The Committee on Laws, Ordinances and Good Government and the Committee on Ways and Means, chaired by SP Members Dindo C. Ramos and Diosdado A. Valenzuela, respectively.

City, police to strengthen security for Convergys employees

BACOLOD CITY -- Mayor Evelio Leonardia and the Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) assured officials of Convergys, one of the biggest Business Process Outsourcing companies in the country, that the city government and the members of BCPO will strengthen the safety and security measures along San Antonio Park Square in Brgy. Mandalagan.


Beyond rationality, into mystery
Appointment with Love
Bridging the gap
Traditional Ilonggo-Bisayan kitchen utensils
de los Reyes
Bonafide Text
Talking about LOVE once again
Bad Breath: Is there a cure?
My (Some!) New Year's Resolutions


Rational Insanity:
Geriatric Care Essentials: Ten Pointers for Elderly Caregiving

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Obama and Ina

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Change sucks but deal with it

/ Kathy M. Villalon

Open Letter:
Open letter to US Pres. Obama


Having a Say

/ Rhea B. Peñaflor

Bull's eye:
Pagcor and PCSO's donations



Passad wins an award in Muebles Paris

Passad wins an award in Muebles Paris

A sofa made by Passad, represented by owner Gemma Larraga-Lee won an award in the Muebles Paris, a satellite show of Maison et Objet, the most prestigious show in Europe.


Guests at the Queen's Coronation

Guests at the Queen's Coronation

When the Jaro Plaza auditorium lits up, especially on their Queen of Jaro coronation night, expect to see many beautiful faces in attendance.


Pinoy Valentine with a twist at Bauhinia

Pinoy Valentine with a twist at Bauhinia

A taste of traditional Filipino ingredients cooked with a twist will be enjoyed by families, lovers and friends (and even the loveless) at Bauhinia Filipino Cuisine on February 13, 14, and 15, 2009.

Wadee's 7th Birthday

Wadee's 7th Birthday

Antoine Virgil “Wadee” Casio recently celebrated his 7th natal day with a Justice League-themed birthday party with his classmates. The party was hosted by Jollibee and the kids had such great fun with the party games, prizes, treats and loot bags.

Westbridge at 17: Our Family, Our Way

Westbridge at 17: Our Family, Our Way

Seventeen years ago, a group of parents braved a sea of doubt to establish a school exclusive for boys in our beloved, Iloilo City. It would be the first Parents for Education Foundation (PAREF) school outside Metro Manila.


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