May 1, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Workers, transport sector unify causes

Workers and the transport sector in Western Visayas have joined hands in today's commemoration of International Labor Day. In Iloilo City, Partido ng Manggagawa, Panay-Guimaras and the Iloilo City Alliance of Jeepney Operators and Drivers Association (ICAJODA).

PA Banias: ‘RPA-ABB checkpoints illegal’

Armed men believed to be members of the once dreaded Revolutionary Proletariat Army – Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPA- ABB) are reportedly conducting checkpoints in one Iloilo town.

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Negrenses enjoy the cool waters of Kipot twin falls in Brgy. Ma-ao, Bago City, Negros Occidental.

Negrenses enjoy the cool waters of Kipot twin falls in Brgy. Ma-ao, Bago City, Negros Occidental.

2 biomass plants to be put up in Antique

Two biomass power plants costing P1.44 billion will be put up in Antique boosting efforts to increase the power supply in Western Visayas through the tapping of renewable sources of energy.


Livestock raisers: Amend anti-GMO ordinance

BACOLOD CITY – Livestock, poultry and gamefowl raisers in the province want an amendment of the provincial ordinance which bans genetically modified products (GMO) specifically corn.

Treñas sees approval of bill reapportioning City

City Mayor Jerry Treñas is confident the bill reapportioning Iloilo City into two districts will be approved by the Senate before the May 2010 elections. His confidence on the approval of the bill was bolstered by the number of senators who expressed their support for the bill.

Panay transport groups grateful for Project DRIVE

The different transport groups in Panay said they were grateful for Project DRIVE, a no interest, no collateral financing assistance from the national government.


Capiceños gird for live Pacquiao-Hatton fight

ROXAS CITY –The city government under the administration of Mayor Vicente Bermejo and the provincial capitol under Gov. Victor Tanco, Sr. will simultaneously bring live to the Capiceños the much-awaited Manny Pacquiao-Ricky Hatton boxing bout on Sunday at Dinggoy Roxas Civic Center and Capiz Gym at Villareal Stadium, respectively.

CAGPIO elects new set of officers

ROXAS CITY – Department of Public Works and Highways (DPHW) Planning and Design Section Assistant Chief Engineer Julius Abela will take his oath as the new Capiz Association of Government Public Information Officer, Inc. (CAGPIO) President on May 13 this year.


Politics derail construction of flyovers in Bacolod

BACOLOD CITY -- Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Hermogenes Ebdane advised the mayor and congressman of Bacolod to have a meeting of minds on the flyover projects for the city so its construction could be finished before the end of the year.

611th PMG conducts Police Auxiliary Unit Training

BACOLOD CITY -- The 611th Provincial Mobile Group based in Sagay City conducted a Police Auxiliary Unit Training that opened last Tuesday.

Zayco inks MOA with over 100 provincial scholars

Gov. Isidro P. Zayco yesterday signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with over 100 Negros Occidental Scholarship Program grantees at the Social Hall of the Provincial Capitol in Bacolod City, yesterday.


Demographic panic
Fun at sea
Bridging the gap
Traditional farming practices & sustainable development
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Thank you PRISSAAP
Saving the children through books
Anything under the Sun
April 1901 - Establishment of Iloilo, Antique, Capiz and Occidental Negros


Brain Youth

/ Philip S. Chua, MD, FACS, FPCS

Bull's Eye:
Gov Sally reacts

Res Gestae:
Pets and related stories

/ Francis Lindero

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


A showdown of dogs at the Capitol

A showdown of dogs at the Capitol

The 108th Semana sang Iloilo that was celebrated recently, had several events and one of them was the “Amazing World of Canine Fun Match” at the Provincial Capitol's grounds. The Provincial Government tasked the Western Visayas Kennel Club, Inc.

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

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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.


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