April 8, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Security tightened in Boracay for Lenten vacation

Security has been tightened on Boracay Island in preparation for the deluge of tourists during the Lenten vacation. More policemen have been deployed on the world-famous resort as around 50,000.

PCG tightens watch on Iloilo ports

Expecting an increase in travelers to Guimaras for the Lenten Season, the Philippine Coast Guard has tightened its watch against ferries taking in excess passengers and overloading cargoes.

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A police officer inspects a passenger's baggage with the aid of a bomb-sniffing dog inside the Iloilo port terminal.

A police officer inspects a passenger's baggage with the aid of a bomb-sniffing dog inside the Iloilo port terminal.

'Pagtaltal sa Balaan Bukid' will retell the world's greatest story

Over the years since 1975 the “Ang Pagtaltal” (literally, the crucifixion) on Guimaras Island has drawn over 150,000 spectators as it showcases annually the world's greatest story ever told. The biblical account of the life and teachings of Jesus have been the subject of debate and controversy even up to this day.


OWWA gives out P2.5M to displaced OFWs

A new life. A new chance.
Hopefully this would be possible to 50 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Western Visayas who lost their jobs due to the global economic crisis.

Model, pal arrested in Boracay

Police on Tuesday arrested a male commercial model and a companion on Boracay Island for allegedly manhandling a security guard and taking the guard's hand gun.

LWUA, MIWD identify Jalaur River as long-term water source

In the face of the intensifying water crises, the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) and the Metro Iloilo Water District, have identified the Jalaur River as their long-term waters source for Iloilo.

Carles PNP adjudged province's best

Leon, Igbaras PNP get 'kalabasa' award
Carles police station was adjudged the best police station in the province of Iloilo this first quarter of 2009.

26 gov't agencies to explain misuse of gov't vehicles

A total of 26 government offices in the City and Province of Iloilo will be made to explain by the Ombudsman Iloilo Regional Office VI why their vehicles were used during the weekend.


DENR 6 readies emergency employment projects

The Forest Management Services (FMS) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) had announced that they have put in place the mechanics of their emergency employment projects.

NIA 6 bares status of irrigation repair, restoration

The National Irrigation Admiration (NIA) has released a status of its repair and restoration projects of irrigation systems in Western Visayas, which have an allocation of P1.65 billion.


DOH Negros to launch Garantisadong Pambata 2009

BACOLOD CITY -- The Provincial Health Office in support of the program of the Department of Health is launching the Garantisadong Pambata 2009 on April 13-17, 2009.

Motorcycle group tapped as 'crime stopper'

BACOLOD CITY -- Acting Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) chief Supt. Leo Erwin Agpangan yesterday announced the establishment of the Bacolod Anti-Crime Task Force.

PNPAAAI-Negros Occidental Chapter off to a strong start

BACOLOD CITY -- The Philippine National Police Academy Alumni Association Incorporated (PNPAAAI)-Negros Occidental Chapter started the year 2009 on a bright note following the induction rites of newly-elected officers of the organization held last April 3 in Bacolod City.


The radicalness of love
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Q & A about Holy Week
Bridging the gap
Japanese influence on WV's fishing industry before WWII
Job hunting (2)
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



I-serve does serve

I-serve does serve

The Integrated Services for Education and Volunteer Efforts (I-SERVE) joined the Katapatan 27th founding anniversary last March 15 in a medical and dental mission held at H47IB Camp Carreon , Brgy Libot Calinog.

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Metamorphosis: Graduation of Ateneo de Iloilo’s Seniors 08-09

Transition periods are indeed remarkable.
Who wouldn’t agree with this? We all make big deals of such stages, just like when a girl becomes a fully-bloomed woman and when a boy becomes a ‘fully-pledged’ man.

---------------------------------------- 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.


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