April 16, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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DILG issues guidelines on imposition, collection of local taxes

Collection of illegal 'pass-through' fees on delivery trucks ordered stopped

In order to avoid the illegal collection and imposition of taxes, fees or charges by local government units (LGUs), the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) recently issued guidelines on the scope and coverage of taxing powers of LGUs in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Code.

Man sentenced to life imprisonment for 13.35 grams of shabu

Rebuffing the defense that a police officer planted the illegal drugs recovered, an anti-drugs court here sentenced a man to life imprisonment for possessing 13.35 grams of methamphetamine hydrochloride. Judge Evelyn Salao, presiding judge of Regional Trial Court branch 25, also ordered Yul Paulino.

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Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)

To escape the crowd at the office of Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) some people filed their income tax returns (ITR) at designated centers like Robinsons Mall yesterday, the last day of filing of ITR.

Incoming AFP chief a Negrense

BACOLOD CITY -- Negrense Lt. Gen. Victor Ibrado, commanding general of the Philippine Army has been named by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as the successor of AFP chief Gen. Alexander Yano, who will retire from the military service on June 13.


Businessman still missing as police readies raps vs 1st suspect

Eight days into the disappearance and reported kidnapping of businessman James Ardaña of Sibalom, Antique, police here got its major break with charges readied on at least one suspect.

Forum on environmental justice starts today

The Supreme Court will hold a two-day forum on environmental justice and laws starting today at the Iloilo City campus of the University of the Philippines in Visayas.

Iloilo to honor Outstanding Ilonggo Entrepreneurs

The Province of Iloilo will be honoring Outstanding Ilonggo Entrepreneurs on April 17, 2009 during the Testimonial Dinner which will be the highlight of the week-long celebration of the 108th Semana Sang Iloilo.

Mondejar leads probe on ‘surprise’ P319M road rehab work

Legislative investigation on the “surprise” P319 million planned road rehabilitation project starts Monday at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol.

AFP/PNP bishop visits PRO 6

Most Reverend Leopoldo S Tumulak, the bishop for the armed forces and the police visited yesterday Police Regional Office 6 (PRO 6) located in Camp Martin Delgado here in Iloilo City.

Ilonggo finalists in 2009 search for outstanding teachers

Metrobank Foundation, Inc. proudly announces the provincial finalists for the 2009 Search for Outstanding Teachers.


Growth of the bamboo sector in Capiz: A challenge for industry players

ROXAS CITY -- A recently concluded Value Chain workshop of the Bamboo sector was jointly organized by the SMEDSEP Program of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the German Technical Cooperation (GTZ) held at the Governor’s Hall in Roxas City on March 31 - April 1, 2009.

Pres. Roxas' 61st death anniv remembered

ROXAS CITY – Capiz Governor Victor Tanco, Sr. said here yesterday that another Roxas will finish the unfinished term of his grandfather the late President Manuel Roxas.

P13.5-M KALAHI project launched

SAN JOSE, Antique –The remote barangays in the town of Culasi namely Barangays San Luis, San Vicente and Osorio are beneficiaries of P13.5 million KALAHI for Kalayaan Project of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP).


Inventory of properties at old City Hall begins

BACOLOD CITY -- City General Service Officer Jerome Solinap confirmed yesterday that there are Department Heads from various offices who had already completed the inventories of all the properties assigned to them just like the furnitures that they have utilized at the Old City Hall.

BIR Bacolod to implement 'Oplan Kandado'

BACOLOD CITY -- Revenue District Officer Lilivic Minguez-Gatdula of BIR-RDO 77 announced yesterday that her office will strictly implement next week the surveillance of all establishments in the City of Bacolod who failed to issue Value Added Tax (VAT) Invoices/Receipts and also failed to file their respective VAT returns.

PANAAD ’09 Update: TLDC-EEDD to hold market clinic cum product dev’t

BACOLOD CITY -- The Technology and Livelihood Development Center (TLDC) under the Economic Enterprise Development Department (EEDD) in collaboration with the Provincial Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Council (PMSMEDC) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Negros Occidental.


Hope in a darkening world
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Reasons why students prefer SJS
Eye Opener
Who will go to heaven
Bridging the gap
Japanese influence on WV's fishing industry before WWII
Job hunting (2)


Res Gestae:
Love-letter way of communication and Easter message for couples

/ Francis Lindero

Down South:
Blazing the trail to nowhere?

/ Gail Ilagan

Pregnant at 17

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Coffee Thursday:
Is war at home?

/ Paolo Carreon


Alphacrest Foundation

Alphacrest Foundation: Responding to the call for service

Alphacrest Academy previously known as Alphacrest Christian Academy has existed in Iloilo for the past nine years.

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Blossoms from Eternal Springs

God is the creator of all things.
This is what Lucell Larawan had to say through his first solo exhibit entitled “Blossoms from Eternal Streams” held at the UPV Art Gallery last month.

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This Season's Menu: The Promenade launches daily set menu

This Season's Menu. This is the newest addition to the amazing parade of gourmet flavors brought to you by The Promenade. This is offered daily, at any time of the day.

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More houses from Smart-PLDT

Rosalinda Alberte and her family is one of the beneficiaries when PLDT-SMART Amazing Gawad Kalinga (GK) Village in Sooc, Arevalo awarded 30 more houses recently.



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