April 7, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Treñas leads O-Plan Red Plate drive as 'agents' on watch

O-Plan Red Plate, the strengthened anti-graft program of the Office of the Ombudsman is all-systems go this long weekend and the last stretch of the Lenten Season.

Army on 'Lenten mode' but...

Army soldiers tasked on keeping Panay Island safe and secured are one with the Christian world this season of Lent. With concerns though of harassment and threats posed by local communist rebels, the Philippine Army (PA) here said vigilance is still maintained.

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A passenger pumpboat leaves the Ortiz wharf in Iloilo City for Jordan, Guimaras.

A passenger pumpboat leaves the Ortiz wharf in Iloilo City for Jordan, Guimaras. An influx of pilgrims and devotees are expected to troop to Balaan Bukid (background) this Holy Thursday and Good Friday to have their penitence.

Taxi driver robbed by 3 passengers, left unhurt

A taxi driver was robbed by his three passengers yesterday night. He was released unhurt by the suspects but only after he was placed inside his taxi's compartment for about three hours.


No grease money, no fixers in PNP recruitment

The Police Regional Office 6 reiterated its warning to applicants in the PNP recruitment to be wary of persons identifying themselves as fixers.

PRO-6 receives 2 computers

Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) received yesterday two units of personal computer with printer from of the Public Safety Saving and Loan Association Inc (PSSLAI).

CBCP reminds the faithful of the solemnity of 'pabasa'

An official of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) reminded the faithful who are holding the “pabasa” (chanting of the Lord’s passion) to maintain a relatively low but audible voice while attending the event.


PhilHealth now covers 47 brgys in Roxas City

ROXAS CITY – Eight Thousand Nine Hundred Forty Eight (8,948) indigent families including barangay health workers, day care workers and civilian volunteers in the entire 47 barangays of Roxas City are now covered with health insurance.

Capiz PNP now ready for Holy Week security

ROXAS CITY – Various police stations in the province have established their respective public assistance centers in preparation for the Holy Week celebration and summer vacation.

CEB starts direct Cebu–Roxas flights for as low as P488 all-in

Low-fare airline Cebu Pacific (CEB) will offer a direct service from Cebu to Roxas City starting May 2, 2009. The new service is introduced with a promotional ‘Go Lite’ fare of P488 all-in.


Petierre warns vs. disposal of unsegregated wastes

BACOLOD CITY -- Acting Bacolod City Legal Officer Vicente Petierre III warned all residents, barangay officials and even city employees of Bacolod to observe waste segregation or else they will implement the full force of the law.

Residents seek barangay help over air pollution problem

BACOLOD CITY -- Purok officials from Kabugwason, Barangay Mansilingan here is now initiating a signature campaign for their petition to save their place from air pollution caused by Ta-ala Farms, a business established for "egg laying" production and other animal products.


The Filipino male
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:
Who will go to heaven

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Save the Earth

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Down South:
They are soldiers

/ Gail Ilagan

Online writing jobs – an income option

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Bull's Eye:
Regulate tarps



Winning starts with passion: Ralph Oliver Layco

Winning starts with passion: Ralph Oliver Layco

At 20, Ralph Oliver Layco confesses he is addicted to reading articles about marketing and advertising. “I'm amazed with how marketing and advertising have been creating popular cultures.

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One starry night

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.

---------------------------------------- Santa Clarita Int'l. School’s commencement exercises

Santa Clarita Int'l. School’s commencement exercises

“My education: my contribution to the future” was the Santa Clarita International School’s graduation theme for this school year 2008-2009. A Baccalaureate Mass was held on March 25, 2009 for the graduating class.

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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.


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