April 17, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Be champions of environmental protection, UNDP exec tells judiciary

The Philippine director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) yesterday urged the members of the judiciary and enforcers of the justice system to be outspoken environmental advocates to effectively enforce environmental laws in the country.

DILG warns anew on illegal cockfights

It may be the favorite pasttime and choiced fundraising project of Filipinos in general and Ilonggos in particular, yet minus government-prescribed requirements, cockfighting is a big no-no.

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His Excellency Rod Smith, Representative of Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID).

His Excellency Rod Smith, Representative of Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), looks as schoolchildren check out the computers donated by AusAID to Jaro National High School yesterday.

NBI tight-lipped on Antique kidnapping

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has taken custody of a suspect in the kidnapping of Antique businessman James Ardaña.

The NBI is already investigating Pajarito, and taking down his statement regarding the incident, Police Regional Office 6 director, Chief Supt. Isagani Cuevas told The News Today in a phone interview.


Task force defers demolition at Duran Street

The Task Force Asis has deferred the demolition of 13 illegal structures along Duran Street, City Proper after the affected parties were given one week to voluntarily tear down their stalls and stores.

City starts tax mapping in the barangays

Teams from the city government’s permits and licenses division started today a tax mapping operation in the barangays intended for an intensified tax collection campaign.

6 minors behind series of thefts, robberies still free

Six minors who are involved in the series of thefts and robbery incidents in the city are still on the loose. Two of them were recently apprehended by police while taking away two cases of softdrinks in can at a restaurant in Diversion Road, Mandurriao.

Business sector to tackle power issues in summit

Members of the Iloilo Business Club (IBC) and power utility players in Iloilo will gather today, Friday, to discuss the power situation both in the national and local level.


DA, Capiz LGU tandem empowers farmers, fishermen

ROXAS CITY – “Empowerment of farmers and fishermen will not only make them good producers but also self-reliant and progressive entrepreneurs.”

‘Buy Capiz-made products,’ entrepreneurs tell Capiznons

ROXAS CITY – This year’s “Capiztahan,” the two-year old festival of Capiz designed to commemorate the foundation of its civil government back on April 15, 1901, saw the active participation of the business and private sectors.


Ceneco union asks Mayor Bing to mediate between two erring parties

BACOLOD CITY -- The officials of the group called Ceneco Union of Rational Employees (CURE) appealed to Mayor Evelio ‘Bing’ Leonardia as the father of the city to act as mediator between two erring parties to settle their differences.

NEA urged to resolve leadership crisis at Ceneco

BACOLOD CITY -- Central Negros Electric Cooperative (Ceneco) Board of Director Roberto Montelibano yesterday said some officers of Ceneco Union of Rational Employees (CURE) want to delay their General Assembly scheduled on April 18, 2009 in order to create confusion on the leadership crisis issue.

Pacquiao again invites Mayor Bing on his fight with Hatton

BACOLOD CITY -- Bacolod’s adopted son Manny Pacquiao sent a letter to Mayor Evelio Leonardia to be with him at the ringside during his fight with Ricky Hatton on May 2, 2009.


A daughter remembers…
Bridging the gap
Mahimud-uson: The Alimodian heritage exhibit at UPV
Hope in a darkening world
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Reasons why students prefer SJS
Eye Opener
Who will go to heaven


Arthritis pills notice

/ Philip S. Chua

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


The 1st Scholastic Art Awards

The 1st Scholastic Art Awards

The University of San Agustin Bachelor of Fine Arts held the First Scholastic Art Awards recently at the Robinsons Place Iloilo. At the event, winners in different art categories were recognized.

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Dungog Capiznon

ROXAS CITY--- The first day of the Capiztahan 2009 commemorative activities of the 108th Foundation Day Commemoration of the Civil Government of Capiz was capped with the awarding of Outstanding Capiznons in the program, “Dungog Capiznon.”

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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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