March 25, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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DBM cracks whip on Capitol anew but…

Three more Capitol planned disbursements have been disallowed by the Department of Budget of Management (DBM) with the appropriation declared “inoperative in part.”

Four 'cattle rustlers' charged

The Anilao police recently filed cattle rustling charges against four suspects, two of whom were arrested in a police operation in Mandurriao district here last Friday while the other two remain at-large.

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Soil test is currently being conducted on Gen. Luna-Jalandoni Street – site of the second flyover in Iloilo City.

Soil test is currently being conducted on Gen. Luna-Jalandoni Street – site of the second flyover in Iloilo City.

NFA withholds release of 20,000 bags corn grains

BACOLOD CITY – The National Food Authority (NFA) provincial office has withheld the release of 20,000 bags of corn grains worth almost P15 million pending the presentation of documents by the consignee.


FNRI opens on-line nutrition school

One does not necessarily have to enroll in an academic institution to get a credited nutrition education, said Ma. Idelia Glorioso of the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI).

PNP positive on success of 'operation red plate'

Iloilo Provincial Police Director Ricardo de la Paz is positive that the government’s campaign “Operation Red Plate” will succeed given the support of the public and the commitment of member agencies.

Over P1.1-B 2009 Capitol budget ‘operative’

Capitol budget, or at least, a significant part of it, has been declared “operative” by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM).

5,021 avail DTI 6 Entrepreneurship Training

Latest data from the Department of Trade and Industry in the region shows 5,021 beneficiaries have availed the 112 Entrepreneurship Training conducted from January 27 to March 20, 2009 in the Provincial Offices of Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Guimaras, Iloilo, and Negros Occidental.

Japan to provide skills training for RP seafarers

A Memorandum of Agreement was sealed between the Philippines and Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.

MIWD establishes district metering zones to address system loss

The Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) is now in the process of establishing district metering zones or clustering of its service areas to make it easier for them to address its system loss.


Lady cop accuses Cuartero dad of sexual harassment

ROXAS CITY – A lady police officer accused a Sangguniang Bayan (SB) member of Cuartero, Capiz of sexual harassment allegedly committed inside the town's police station.

DOH issues health advisory for summer season

ROXAS CITY – With the onset of the summer season starting March to May, which is also vacation time and fiesta season in the country, the Department of Health (DOH) has issued a health advisory to caution the public.

Bills for 100 new high schools await PGMA signature

ROXAS CITY– Education remains the highest priority of the House of Representatives, according to Speaker Prospero Nograles.


Financial aid for sari-sari stores up in Bacolod City

BACOLOD CITY -- The Bacolod City government will extend financial aid to Sari-Sari store owners in the city to help them cope with the financial crisis.

DOST gab tackles meal management and food handling

BACOLOD CITY -- In celebration of the National Women’s Month, Gender and Development (GAD) chair City Councilor Jocelle Batapa-Sigue has invited DOST nutritionist-dieticians Josefina Gonzales, Paula Huelar and Regina Pagaspas.


Enterprising and entrepreneurial
Amazing Women
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
SJS celebrates 37thFoundation Day as one family
At wit’s end
Bridging the gap
The brave and patriotic WV freedom fighters
Res Gestae
Cuevas’ iron hand faces another challenge


Rational Insanity:
Ten things to notice in restaurant food

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Bull's Eye:
Spotlight on Banate


Cancer: The truth about this killer disease

/ Philip S. Chua

Who's behind death of Kumander Parago’s daughter?

/ Raphael Locario


The Celebrity Food Showdown

The Celebrity Food Showdown

Celebrities can cook, too. Take the case of GMA Network's Varv in Hope Simon Hinola aka Mama Monyeka of GMA and Charlotte Gertrude Tan-Baterina, formerly of GMA.

---------------------------------------- The opening of Carlo's Bakery Cafe

The opening of Carlo's Bakery Cafe

A favorite since the 1980's, Carlo's Bakery has expanded into a cafe that serves gourmet dishes and pastries. Thus, they opened the Carlo's Bakery Cafe, its main branch at Mandurriao, Iloilo City recently.

---------------------------------------- Susanito's terracotta

Susanito's terracotta

Susanito Sarnate hails from La Carlota, the city of beauty and dance, home of the oldest and prominent sugar mills in the province of Negros Occidental. He is a very good artist and an expert in making terracotta sculptures.

---------------------------------------- Remembering Geoff

Remembering Geoff

Geoffrey Stammers or “Uncle Geoff” to many, was remembered by family and friends during a celebration of his birthday and death anniversary last Marcy 2, 2009 at the Stammers residence.


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