May 7, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Ileco 3 prexy recants, says woman from Artech gave money

A day after he accused Iloilo Gov. Niel Tupas Sr. of giving him money purportedly to support a contract with a power firm, the president of the Iloilo Electric Cooperative 3 is singing a different tune.

Not ‘kidnap-me,’ wife of missing Antique bizman insists

The wife of missing businessman James Ardaña finally broke her silence and granted an interview with a local reporter in the Province of Antique.

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Fishermen in Cadiz City eat their meal of rice and fish to energize them before setting sail again.

Fishermen in Cadiz City eat their meal of rice and fish to energize them before setting sail again.

Inventory of H1N1 medicine ordered to prevent hoarding

The Department of Health-Center for Health Development 6 (DOH-CHD 6) here has ordered its licensing and regulatory division to conduct an inventory of the supply of the Oseltamivir drug in Western Visayas to avoid the misuse and hoarding of the medicine that can cure the H1N1 virus.


Over P1.1M gas expense, P1.1M cash advances haunt Btac. Viejo execs

Validation of last year’s disbursements by various Local Government Units (LGUs) is on its final stage yet “ghosts from the past” linger and haunt select officials and employees of the Barotac Viejo Municipal Government.

PhilHealth makes check encashment easy

To hasten and do away with additional and unnecessary expense, replacement of staled checks and checks whose payee is either deceased or an OFW working abroad can now be directly encashed by the rightful claimant.

Antique launches OTOP Pasalubong Center

SAN JOSE, Antique – The Provincial Government of Antique formally launched the One-Town-One-Product (OTOP) Pasalubong Center at the New Capitol Grounds, San Jose.

WV targets 2.2M MT of rice for 2009 cropping season

The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Western Visayas has targeted some 2.2 million metric tons for this year’s rice cropping season in step with President Arroyo’s rice sufficiency thrust.


Simple celeb to mark Roxas City's 58th charter day

ROXAS CITY – The city government under the administration of Mayor Vicente Bermejo will commemorate its charter anniversary on May 12 through a simple celebration.

Magazine cites Rep. Del Rosario as outstanding neophyte legislator

ROXAS CITY – 1st District Cong. Antonio del Rosario was cited as most outstanding neophyte legislator in the 14th Congress by Public Eye Magazine in Manila.


Binalbagan Arts Festival opens May 8

Negros Occidental has borne many an artist from varying fields -- music, dance, literature, visual arts, television and film.

Court favors city in transfer of slaughterhouse operations

BACOLOD CITY – Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 53 found nothing irregular or illegal in the move of the city government of Bacolod to transfer the operations of the slaughterhouse from its old venue in Brgy. 35 to a new one in Brgy. Handumanan which is run by AVM Bernardo Engineering Services.

City to submit list of non-compliant barangays after May 15

BACOLOD CITY -- Acting City Legal Officer Atty. Vicente Petirre III asked for another few days to submit the list of non-compliant barangays in line with the campaign of the city on Solid Waste Management.

BCPO commends 2 'performing' cops

BACOLOD CITY -- Police Superintendent Leo Irwin D. Agpangan, Bacolod City Police Office, Officer-In-Charge gave certificates of commendation to two PNP personnel assigned at Police Station 1 held at the BCPO parade grounds. The awardees were Police Officer 2 Joshua T Barile and Police Officer 1 Rolly H Jardinico under-going Field Training Program (FTP).


We’re now attention-deficit?
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
Pres. Manuel A. Roxas


Bull's Eye:
Gov the broker?
Coffee Thursday:
Conversation to self

/ Paolo Carreon

Eye Opener:
May 7, World Day of Prayer

/ Rodolfo Gumabong


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Down South:
Someone who writes

/ Gail Ilagan

Brain Youth

/ Philip S. Chua, MD, FACS, FPCS

Earth Day in Roxas City

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


Binhi School of Creative Arts and Crafts

Binhi School of Creative Arts and Crafts

The Binhi School of Creative Arts and Crafts is a charity project for the poor children and youth of Barangay Banago, Bacolod City who are willing to spend their extra time in art making.

---------------------------------------- A PUSHCART OF BOOKS

A pushcart of books: Efren Peñaflorida and the Dynamic Teen Company bring education to slum areas

“We had a hard time during our first few years. We needed to bring noodles or bread so that the children will listen to us. There were times when they threw stones at us but we continued with what we have started.”

---------------------------------------- Iloilo National High School Class '59 turns gold

Iloilo National High School Class '59 turns gold

The Iloilo National High School Class '59 headed by their class valedictorian Engr. Aurora Homena Alerta-Lim, held its Golden Jubilee celebration last April 3 and 4, 2009.


---------------------------------------- Mag-iloy at Museo Negrense

Mag-iloy at Museo Negrense

Three Ilonggos showcased their artworks at the Museo Negrense of De La Salle University, Bacolod City recently. They were Ed Defensor, Pierre Patricio and Harry Mark Gonzales.


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