April 30, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Ombudsman awaits city 'enclosure' of ill-fated housing project

Government efforts to secure whatever structure is left of the P135 million housing development in Pavia, Iloilo will have to wait for some more time.

Bad weather cancels PGMA trip to Antique

SAN JOSE, Antique—Better safe than sorry.

Bad weather yesterday forced the cancellation of President Macapagal-Arroyo's trip to this province amid a grand reception for the President.

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These houses along Dungon creek will be removed as part of clearing operations for the Iloilo Flood Control Project.

These houses along Dungon creek will be removed as part of clearing operations for the Iloilo Flood Control Project.

Pacquiao-Hatton fight to be shown free in city gyms

For the first time residents of Iloilo City can watch live the much-awaited boxing match between people's champ Manny “The Pacman” Pacquiao and Ricky “The Hitman” Hatton of England for free on big screen to be installed at three gymnasiums in the city this coming Sunday.


WV Cops take crash course on honor, gender sensitivity

Service with honor and while at it, gender-sensitive. Such is the latest reminder to the region’s cops as the Police Regional Office 6 (PRO 6) conferred badges of honor and conducted gender-sensitivity training to police personnel here.

Biggest job fairs up on May 1

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 6 is urging jobseekers including the new graduates in Western Visayas to take advantage of the simultaneous job fairs that will be conducted in the key cities in the region on May 1, 2009.

2010 poll automation is non-negotiable-Comelec

Poll automation in the 2010 May national elections is non-negotiable, the Commission on Elections stressed on Tuesday.


City to increase fine vs 'colorum' tricycles

ROXAS CITY – The city government under the leadership of Mayor Vicente Bemejo will increase the penalties against “colorum” tricycles which are rampant in the city.

A more peaceful Capiz sought

ROXAS CITY – The provincial government of Capiz is updating its Integrated Area Community Public Safety Plan (IACPSP) to enable the Provincial Peace and Order Council to make appropriate programs, projects and activities that would make the province more peaceful and a better place to live in.

Sapian conducts Katarungang Pambarangay seminar

SAPIAN, Capiz – Around 100 members of the Lupon ng Tagapamayapa representing 10 barangays of this town under the administration of Mayor Arturo “Turic” Orosco, Sr., have undergone a Katarungang Pambarangay seminar on April 29 - 30 here.


Leonardia, 3 others face graft raps anew

BACOLOD CITY -- Sarah Teresa Esguerra and Othello Ramos who filed numerous complaints against Mayor Evelio Leonardia along with other city officials on the alleged dumpsite procurement anomaly have lodged another complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman.

City holds meetings to assess no segregation, no collection policy

BACOLOD CITY -- The Bacolod City Government is presently holding a series of meetings with the 61 barangays to assess the implementation of the "no segregation, no collection" policy.


de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Thank you PRISSAAP
RH includes abortion
Saving the children through books
A daughter remembers… (2)
Bridging the gap
Traditional Panayanon farmers' reckoning of time
Anything under the Sun
April 1901 - Establishment of Iloilo, Antique, Capiz and Occidental Negros


Res Gestae:
Pets and related stories

/ Francis Lindero

Bull's Eye:
50 congressmen in Las Vegas

Eye Opener:
A boost to Mar's presidential bid

/ Rodolfo Gumabong

Earth Day in Roxas City

/ Rev. Fr. Reynaldo A. Villanoy Jr., Ph.D

Ouch! My Boo-boo

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Down South:
Out in the open

/ Gail Ilagan


Iloilo seeks out the Secrets of the Sun

Iloilo seeks out the Secrets of the Sun

What are the basic financial needs that each Ilonggo has to attain? What are the choices available for individuals who want to get into financial planning? More importantly, how can one achieve economic security and stability during these tough times?

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Efforts for Children

Ilonggos who were able to spare some stuff they don't need, donated their things to the SOS Children's Village and the latter held a rummage sale in order to raise cash from these. The money will be used for the different projects of the SOS Children's Villages, Inc.

---------------------------------------- A fun run for kids

A fun run for kids

The kids were the stars during the Leganes Kids Fun Run held last April 21, 2009 at the Leganes Plaza. The activity, already on its third year, was held in line with the municipality's fiesta and supports its Children Friendly Program.

---------------------------------------- Starting them young at Sikat Academy

Starting them young at Sikat Academy

Everyone is gifted with talents. What sets us apart from each other is the fact that some of us enhance our God-given gifts while others take it for granted. For an individual to excel one's passion, it has to be nurtured at a young age.


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