May 5, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Officials hope for release of fund as 'Frank' nears anniv

Officials in Western Visayas are urging the passage of a Senate counterpart bill appropriating P8 billion for the rehabilitation of areas damaged by last year's typhoon “Frank.”

COA strengthens drive vs mis-use of gov't vehicles

Government auditors throughout Western Visayas are now under orders to keep a tighter watch over violators of the Ombudsman’s drive against mis-use of government vehicles.

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Children swim at the Jaro river taking advantage of the flowing water brought by continuous rains in the mountains.

Children swim at the Jaro river taking advantage of the flowing water brought by continuous rains in the mountains.

‘It’s OK to be wary, cautious on swine flu,’ Napulan tells public

Lack of thorough knowledge on what exactly is swine flu and the extent of danger it poses to the public may after all be good.


Another call center eyes Iloilo City

Another call center company is coming here to assess the viability of investing in the metropolis. Mayor Jerry P. Treñas said call center executives will visit the schools here this week to determine the availability of potential human resources and look at the possible location to host their office of operations.

Media forum on legal consequences of environmental degradation

The Regional Ecology Center 6 will again hold another Media Information Day to discuss the legal consequences of continued wanton disregard of environment laws, especially the Philippine Ecological solid Waste Management Act of 2000 (RA 9003), today May 5, at the Hotel del Rio.

Roxas: Use cheap meds law for swine flu preparations

Liberal President Senator Mar Roxas urged the government to use the full powers under the Quality and Affordable Medicines Law to allow local government units to prepare themselves to deal with the new strain of swine flu virus should its pandemic arrive in the Philippines.


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.

9,000 inmates to benefit from P7-M projects

ROXAS CITY – A P7-million worth of project that would benefit the country’s inmates is set to be implemented this year. The joint initiative covers the establishment of the multi-million peso worth of micro-infrastructure projects, Interior and Local Government Undersecretary Marius Corpus disclosed in an online news.


PGMA to arrive in Bacolod for RDC awarding rites

BACOLOD CITY -- Antique Governor Salvacion Perez, who also sits as chairperson of the Regional Development Council (RDC) confirmed the arrival of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in Bacolod City on May 14.

Mayor Bing holds series of meetings with U.S. based Bacolodnons

BACOLOD CITY -- Mayor Evelio Leonardia said yesterday that the Bacolod Society of America will be sending its biggest delegation ever to participate in the 30thyear of the MassKara Festival in October.

Provider apologizes for delayed telecast of Pacquiao-Hatton fight

BACOLOD CITY -- Champion Box Enterprise (CBE) which was supposed to provide a live feed of the Pacquiao-Hatton fight at the Bacolod Bays Center and six other venues last Sunday conveyed their apology to the public for their failure to provide a live showing of the much-awaited boxing match.


Work and rest
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



/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Down South:
Someone who writes

/ Gail Ilagan

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


Iloilo Quotarians interact with SOS Village kids

Iloilo Quotarians interact with SOS Village kids

In search of a beneficiary a Quota Cares activity in March, Quota President Marjorie W. Locsin and PP Kathy G. Lim visited S.O.S. Village early this year.


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Ainiki turns 1

Ainiki Felice V. Acevedo turned one last March 14. Her parents, Frederick and Joan Acevedo, prepared a Barney "Super-Dee-Duper" Party at Hercor Pavilion, Roxas City, Capiz. It was attended by family and friends from Roxas and Iloilo.

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Judgee's Birthday

Avid RC (remote control toys dearie) collector and mega businessman Judgee Lopez Pena, celebrated his birthday at his posh Ledesco Village home with close friends, RC chums and family.

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1st Go Fish In-Shore Fishing

Fishing enthusiasts gathered to get the “perfectly good catch” and some cash prizes during the First Go Fish In-Shore Fishing Tournament held at the Iloilo Fish Port Complex.


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