April 2, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Medal urged for bomb expert killed in grenade blast

City police director, Sr. Supt. Melvin Mongcal is recommending a posthumous award for the late SPO3 Rafael Managuit, who was killed when a grenade he had recovered earlier exploded inside a police sub-station.

PGMA orders clean up of moss in Boracay

Authorities on Boracay Island will launch a clean up of moss (green algae) on the island-resort's waters which have caught the attention of President Macapagal-Arroyo. Undersecretary Virtus Gil, secretary of the Boracay Eminent Persons Group and island administrator.

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Police Regional Office 6 regional director Chief Supt. Isagani Cuevas pins wounded PNP medals.

Police Regional Office 6 regional director Chief Supt. Isagani Cuevas pins wounded PNP medals to (from top, clockwise) PO3 Abundio Diaz, PO2 Roque Gimeno and PO2 Alberto Sardua inside their room at St. Paul Hospital in Iloilo City. The three suffered injuries after a grenade accidentally exploded inside the Iloilo City Hall Detachment killing SPO3 Alfredo Managuit Tuesday morning.

Soldier killed in clash with NPA rebels

A soldier was killed while two others were wounded when Army troops clashed with New People's Army rebels in Capiz Tuesday.


Ilonggo war veterans grateful of US Amb. Kenney's visit

Engr. Rodolfo Lataquin, president of the 6th Military District WWII Veterans Association Inc. was grateful that US Ambassador Kristie Kenney took time to meet them and see the exhibit on “World War II on Panay Island” recently.

Sen. Roxas medical missions slated in Iloilo

A series of medical missions organized by Sen. Mar Roxas will be conducted in Iloilo City and Province for the duration of April 1 to May 10, 2009.

Another batch of DAR Iloilo scholars graduate

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), Iloilo Provincial Office third batch of scholars under its special program, President Diosdado Macapagal Agrarian Scholarship Program (PDMASP), completed their degree courses in agriculture and other related courses from different state colleges and universities in the province.

PhilHealth slates 35% increase in benefits

A healthier nation will celebrate with President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as she marks her birthday this Sunday, April 5. The presidential birthday treat?


NSO conducts two surveys this month

The National Statistics Office kicks off the second quarter of the year with two establishment surveys, the 2009 Annual Survey of Philippine Business and Industry or the ASPBI and the 2009 Survey on Information and Communication Technology or SICT.

20 pyrotechnic makers to join fireworks contest in Capiztahan

ROXAS CITY – Twenty pyrotechnic manufacturers coming from different places nationwide will participate in the fireworks competition and exhibition on April 15 at around 7:00 p.m. at Villareal Stadium in connection with the province's celebration of Capiztahan 2009.


Religious group cites health hazard posed by dumpsite

BACOLOD CITY – A religious group here has issued a position paper against the health hazard posed by the Brgy. Felisa dumpsite to the people of Bacolod.

Disposal of old furnitures up to the mayor

BACOLOD CITY -- Vice Mayor Jude Thaddeus Sayson yesterday said that the City Administrator's Office has not yet submitted the physical inventory of all furnitures and equipment from the old City Hall although 95 percent of the offices have already transferred to the New Government Center including the City Mayor's Office and all administrative offices.


de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Education to fight GFC
Psychic demons and a better life
Bridging the gap
Some great Ilonggo-Bisaya writers in history
Job hunting
Res Gestae
Cuevas’ iron hand faces another challenge


Anything under the sun:
Faith, hope and charity (3)

/ Atty. Rex Salvilla

Bull's Eye:
Ocean delay



/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Down South:
All write now

/ Gail Ilagan


SM City Iloilo joins Earth Hour 2009

SM City Iloilo joins Earth Hour 2009

SM City Iloilo joined Earth Hour 2009 as the rest of the world switched off lights in establishments, households and major landmarks last March 28,2008, 8:30pm-9:30pm.


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Emilion’s Bacalao

Since it opened in 2006, EMILION MODERN FILIPINO CUISINE along General Luna Street has been dishing out great “modernized” Pinoy food for the ever-evolving palate of the Ilonggos.

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WV traditional arts and crafts

To promote traditional arts and crafts is the primary goal of the University of the Philippines in the Visayas (UPV) Center for West Visayan Studies and National Commission for Culture and the Arts.

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Emilion's Japanese buffet through the years: A great way to solve that craving for Japanese cuisine

I could still remember when Emilion Restaurant started with its Japanese buffet. It was quite popular, with people lining up for their dose of Japanese food twice a week at this cozy restaurant


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