April 6, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Discovery of rifle grenades in sidewalk puzzles cops

City police were alerted anew Saturday over yet another grim discovery – two M14 rifle grenades left in a city sidewalk.Similar to what killed Iloilo’s bomb expert, Senior Police Officer 3 (SPO3) Rafael Managuit, a barangay official led authorities to the grenades.

Church calls for moral renewal

Bunnies, yes, rabbit-uniformed crew of a janitorial service company have been reporting for work in the city’s malls with said new get-up.

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Devotees wave their palms in front of St. Anne Parish Church  in Molo District during Palm Sunday.

Devotees wave their palms in front of St. Anne Parish Church in Molo District during Palm Sunday marking the beginning of Holy Week which commemorates events in the last days of Jesus Christ's life on earth.

PGMA orders DepEd to start building new schools

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo ordered the Department of Education to front load the construction of school buildings during the long summer vacation to ensure that they could be used at the start of School Year (SY) 2009-2010.


Teodoro bats for 12 new Army battalions

Defense Secretary Gilbert Teodoro said on Saturday the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) needs 6,000 new recruits for the creation of 12 more battalions for the Philippine Army (PA) to sustain the momentum of crushing the long-drawn insurgency problem in the country.

DOST reveals 2009 Undergraduate Scholarship qualifiers

The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) had recently released the names of qualifiers to the 2009 DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship Programs.

15 families affected by fire in Sooc

Seven houses were totally damaged by the fire that occurred in Brgy. Sooc, Arevalo Friday night last week. Five other houses were partially burned affecting a total of 15 families in the said barangay.


Capiz PNP gets 4 patrol motorbikes

ROXAS CITY – The Police Regional Office 6 (PRO 6) has turned over four of the 11 Honda 200cc motorcycles to Capiz Provincial Police Office (CPPO) as part of its goal to improve police services to the public.

Suspected cable thief shot dead

ROXAS CITY – A man who was caught in the act of cutting a cable of Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT) Company was shot dead by a security guard in Malipayon Village, Brgy. Tiza, this city Friday evening last week.

Dumarao mayor cites town's development in SOMA

ROXAS CITY – Mayor Leslie Warren “Beboy” Benjamen deliverered his State of the Municipal Address (SOMA) last week focused on more development projects undertaken by his administration that benefited his constituents in Dumarao.


Felix warns cops vs. illegal drug use

BACOLOD CITY -- Senior Supt. Manuel Felix, Negros Occidental Provincial Police (NOPPO) director, warned policemen who are found positive for using illegal drugs will not only face dismissal from the service but will also be accordingly charged in court.

NOPPO on heightened alert this Holy Week

BACOLOD CITY -- The Negros Occidental Provincial Police Office (Noppo) is now on heightened alert status in line with the Holy Week celebration. Noppo director Senior Supt. Manuel Felix has instructed all police units, including the Mobile Groups to do their part in maintaining peace and order.


Sense of Church
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


Online writing jobs – an income option

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Eye Opener:
Let Central spirit lead us onward

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Bull's Eye:
Regulate tarps


Aspirin: Anti-Cancer?

/ Philip S. Chua

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

/ Atty. Rex Salvilla


A Granpa’s Birthday

A Granpa’s Birthday

Leo Primer celebrated his 87th birthday at their beautiful home in Grand Plains Subdivision a few moons ago given by her lovely daughter Bobbie and her husband Chief Superintendent Leo Santiago Jr., the Director of the PNP Special Action Force.

---------------------------------------- The Amalfi Experience

The Amalfi Experience

All-good Italian food and wine right here in Iloilo City. We can now speak with more conviction of Iloilo City as “highly-urbanized,” thanks to the new investments in the restaurant industry here.

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Now and then

In the program cum invitation, it says “Gabi ng Parangal: Diamond Jubilee Awards.” Indeed, it was an evening of looking back to the past 61 years of Colegio de la Purisima Concepcion's glorious existence and, as CPC looks back to all those years.

---------------------------------------- My Metro M Travel

My Metro M Travel

I took a break flying to Manila with friends as they brought me around Metro Manila and my brother brought me to a drive to Subic along the NLEX expressway. But more of our time we spent in Metro Manila and my stay at Traders Hotel Manila was the best ever for the past ten years.


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