April 3, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Tourism remains vibrant despite crisis, says DOT chief

The country's tourism industry remains vibrant with more investments coming in, according to Tourism Secretary Joseph “Ace” Durano.

Durano who was on Boracay Island on Monday with President Macapagal-Arroyo said the continued investments in the country both from foreign and local companies show confidence in the dynamism of the industry amid the crisis.

Truck drivers warned not to collect unsegragated garbage

BACOLOD CITY -- Acting City Legal Officer Atty. Vicente Petierre Jr. warned yesterday all drivers of the Department of Public Services (DPS) to take extra caution in their effort of collecting segregated waste materials or garbage at various sources here in the City of Bacolod.

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Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas presents to the media the nineteen brand new Armscor .45 caliber pistols.

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas presents to the media the nineteen brand new Armscor .45 caliber pistols recently acquired by the city government to augment the firepower of the Iloilo City Police Office.

Search on for Iloilo City’s ‘Model Mother’

The Iloilo City Task Force on Street Children (ICTFSC) is spearheading the search for the city’s model mother, dubbed as "Bulawanon nga Nanay", as part of its advocacy to showcase that poverty is never a hindrance to success.


7 La Paz brgys launch communal garden

Seven barangays in La Paz,Iloilo City were invited by Panay Power Corporation to participate in their Barangay Communal Garden program. This is one of the thrusts of the said company in order to help them increase their income as well as have sufficient food for the family.

Injured soldiers of 47th IB receive medal

Two soldiers of 47th Infantry Batallion who were wounded during a firefight with New People's Army rebels in Tapaz, Capiz were awarded yesterday for their bravery.

Public warned against overloaded ships during Holy Week rush

Senator Bong Revilla on Thursday warned Holy Week travelers against the overloading scheme of some public transport companies, particularly in sea vessels where overloading of passengers is a common cause of accidents.


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.


MOA for Northbound terminal out soon

BACOLOD CITY -- The memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the northbound terminal will be out probably before the end of this month.

SP honors WNU founder

BACOLOD CITY -- The Sangguniang Panglungsod presided by Vice-Mayor Jude Thaddeus Sayson passed an ordinance Wednesday renaming Malaspina Street starting at the back of West Negros University (WNU) up to the junction of Sampaguita and Benigno S. Aquino Drive into Leodegario N. Agustin drive.


Bridging the gap
Japanese influence on WV's fishing industry before WWII
Job hunting (2)
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Education to fight GFC
Psychic demons and a better life
Res Gestae
Cuevas’ iron hand faces another challenge


Eye Opener:
59th year Alumni Homecoming of ICNHS Class 1950

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Aspirin: Anti-Cancer?

/ Philip S. Chua

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


Seafood Mania at Mojave

Seafood Mania at Mojave

This summer, Mojave goes manic over mussels, salmon, prawns and the best-tasting seafood Fajita in the city. Summer brings to mind the sea, the sand, and the sun. But for food lovers, summer means seafood.

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Freemasons sponsor PNP seminar

Roxas City --- As a community service project, Makawiwili Lodge No.55, Roxas City, of Masonic District VI-A sponsored a “Police Investigation Seminar” held at the Capiz Provincial Capitol.

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High definition wedding videos of Mindworkx

Mindworkx does wedding photography and video. They capture the memorable moments and transform them into a story. Inspired by a creative cinematography, they deliver a timeless, moving memory.

---------------------------------------- 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. The program was graced by Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas.


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