May 8, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Beriberi knocks down several IRC prisoners

There's nothing to be alarmed in the recent hospitalization of a number of inmates from the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) in Brgy. Nanga, Pototan, Iloilo.

Light plane crashes in Iloilo, student pilot unhurt

A Cessna plane piloted by a student crashed shortly after landing at the New Iloilo Airport yesterday noon.

Radio station dyOK Aksyon Radyo identified the pilot as 20-year-old Kutty Peeyush, an Indian national studying at the Visayas Aerospace College of Technology

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Dr. Prim Parcon (extreme left), chief of the Iloilo Provincial Hospital, updates the media about the status of Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) prisoners who were rushed to the hospital Wednesday.

Dr. Prim Parcon (extreme left), chief of the Iloilo Provincial Hospital, updates the media about the status of Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) prisoners who were rushed to the hospital Wednesday. Joining him in the press conference are Provincial Administrator Manuel Mejorada, Gov. Niel Tupas Sr., Provincial Health Officer Dr. Patricia Grace Trabado, and Provincial Planning and Development Officer Mario Nillos.

BFAR clears Capiz, Neg Occ. waters from toxic ‘Red Tide’

Shellfish ban may still be in effect in six major bays and coastal areas of the country yet Western Visayas region have nothing to fear.


Trainee soldiers clash with Reds in Tapaz

An encounter between a platoon of soldier trainees and more or less seven New People's Army (NPA) rebels resulted in a two-minute firefight at Brgy Rizal Sur, Tapaz, Capiz yesterday evening.

Garin lauds SC for upholding Cheap Meds Act, patent-limit

Iloilo First District Congresswoman Janette Loreto Garin hailed the Supreme Court (SC) for upholding the recently passed Republic Act (RA) 9502 dubbed as the Cheaper Medicines Act.

World Bank launches 1st KDC in WV

World Bank launches its first Region VI university-based Knowledge for Development Center (KDC) at Central Philippine University (CPU), yesterday.

Bacolod SP repeals controversial revenue ordinance

BACOLOD CITY -- The Sangguniang Panglungsod has junked the controversial City Ordinance 474 or the Revised Revenue Code of 2009 which increased the taxes imposed on business establishments.


Capiz dads urge PGMA to help reduce power rate

ROXAS CITY – The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) on its regular session yesterday unanimously approved a resolution requesting President Gloria Magapagal-Arroyo to intercede in behalf of the people of Western Visayas to reduce the power rate which increased last month.

Capiz SP lauds Rep. Del Rosario

ROXAS CITY – A resolution was unanimously approved by the Capiz sanggunian on Thursday congratulating 1st District Cong. Antonio del Rosario who was cited as the 14th Congress most outstanding neophyte legislator in 1st and 2nd regular session by Public Eye Magazine in Manila.


Acebuche assumes as BCPO-TMU head

BACOLOD CITY -- Effective Wednesday Police Station 1 Commander Senior Insp. Luisito Acebuche has been appointed head of the Bacolod Traffic Management Unit, replacing Senior Insp. Levy Pangue.

Ultimatum out for neutralization of 'bukas kotse' gang

BACOLOD CITY -- At a command conference held at Police Station 1 Wednesday, Acting Bacolod City Police Director Supt. Leo Irwin Agpangan has given one-week ultimatum to the BCPO-Intelligence Branch (IB) to neutralize gangs involved in “bukas kotse” and “salisi” operating in the city.

Coordinating conference between PNP, Phil. Army held in Cauayan

A coordinating conference between the Philippine National Police in Negros Occidental and the Philippine Army was held last Tuesday morning at the 61st Infantry Battalion headquarters in Barangay Tiling, Cauayan in the province.


The 'sensational' Filipinos
Bridging the gap
Traditional farming & folkways in WV
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Thank you PRISSAAP
Saving the children through books
Anything under the Sun
Pres. Manuel A. Roxas


Breast Enlarger

/ Philip S. Chua, MD, FACS, FPCS

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

Earth Day in Roxas City

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


The Shangri-la Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa experience

The Shangri-la Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa experience

One of the best trips you could take is a trip to Kota Kinabalu, the capital of the Malaysian state of Sabah at the northern tip of Borneo. This 25-acre island boasts of beautifully landscaped gardens and surrounded by the waters of the South China Sea.

---------------------------------------- BPI Learning Series in Iloilo

BPI Learning Series in Iloilo

Last April 18, the Bank of the Philippine Islands’ Overseas Banking Segment held its 25th BPInoy Learning Series in SM City Iloilo for its Overseas Filipino clients and their family- beneficiaries.

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Mommy's Big Day

A Sunday buffet of 24 dishes at Freska and Maki. Has an on-the-spot grilling station for oysters and fishes. Alongside these yummy Filipino Favorites are Maki’s famous Japanese fare.


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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.


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