May 14, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Barangay execs seek more time for waste segregation

Barangay captains in Iloilo City have asked for an extension of time within which they could comply with the provision of the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 on waste segregation.

Rapiz dis-armed in summary hearing over probe on Estancia ‘duel’

Police forces from the Regional Mobile Group (RMG) were called in yesterday to augment security inside the Regional Internal Affairs Service (RIAS) office at Camp Delgado.

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Repeated calls for waste segregation in the city's barangays seem unheeded as shown in this photo taken at the junction of Delgado and Ybiernas Streets.

Repeated calls for waste segregation in the city's barangays seem unheeded as shown in this photo taken at the junction of Delgado and Ybiernas Streets.

PGMA graces RDC awards rite in Bacolod

BACOLOD CITY -- President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo arrives here today to grace the awarding rites of Regional Development Council's (RDC) Best Public Sector Projects Award to be held at New Government Center. Mayor Evelio Leonardia and Governor Isidro Zayco said everything is set for the arrival of the president especially in terms of security measures.


Iloilo, Boracay included in tourism enterprise zone

Iloilo province and Boracay in Aklan are included in the country’s tourism enterprise zones following President Arroyo’s signing of Republic Act 9593 otherwise known as the National Tourism Policy Act of 2009.

Ombudsman shares credit with media over RP’s improved ratings

Members of the local media got a special “thank you” this week from no less than the Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas.

Girl, 15, raped then strangled with vine

Police are searching for a young adult with previous criminal records, now considered the suspect in the killing of a 15-year-old lass whose body was found in a dumpsite in Leon town.

City needs P40M to implement 20% salary hike

City Mayor Jerry Treñas said the city government needs at least P40 million to comply with the 20 percent increase in salary of regular employees which is set July this year.


City gov’t to collect P30M in taxes from Capelco

ROXAS CITY – The city government is set to collect P30 million pesos in unpaid taxes for 13 years from Capiz Electric Cooperative, Inc (Capelco).

Capiz solon’s political officer laid to rest

ROXAS CITY – Capiz 1st District Rep. Antonio del Rosario’s political officer Art Cruz, who was shot to death last Thursday by still unknown suspects, was laid to his final resting place yesterday afternoon at the Divine Mercy in Brgy. Banica here.

Roxas City Day couples ‘tie the knot’

ROXAS CITY – The city government sponsored mass weeding has benefited at least 19 couples at a church wedding ceremony at the Roxas City Metropolitan Cathedral last May 12.


Banago officials rapped for 'ghost project'

BACOLOD CITY -- Six barangay councilors (kagawad) of Barangay Banago, Bacolod City recently filed a criminal complaint for falsification and malversation of public funds against Punong Barangay Rowel Cordova and barangay treasurer Melinda Calderon before the Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas.

Green Alert: Illegal structures exist inside natural park

BACOLOD CITY -- Green Alert, an environmentalist group, has cited the presence of some illegal structures inside the Northern Negros Natural Park (NNNP) when they had their “Panikang-tikang” or trekking activity there.

Mayor Zayco to help massacre victims' family

BACOLOD CITY -- The city government has committed to extend financial and burial assistance to the Florendo family who were ruthlessly massacred Monday night at Sitio Amian, Brgy. Tampalon, Kabankalan City.


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Theotokos Prayer Mission

Theotokos Prayer Mission: Continuing the Legacy of the 'God Bearer'

Reinforcing the relationship of human and God through being God's bearer is one of the most splendid and blessed gift Mary had received. Living with this legacy, Theotokos Prayer Mission was put into life.

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Fiestas in the City

A showcase of different municipalities’ festivals and products, the annual much anticipated tourism showdown Fiestas in the City officially kicked-off recently at the SM City with the town of Leganes striking the keynote on the opening day of the two-week celebration.

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Hinigaran festival wows tourists

Hinigaran, one of the more progressive towns of Negros Occidental, recently celebrated their town festival with the traditional parade and tribe competition. Visitors from all over the province and nearby islands of the region came to witness the festivities of Hinigaran as Mayor Aguilar.

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Iloilo Tinagan School of Martial Arts

Turning the youth into fine and disciplined young individuals. It started with a dream, then it turned into passion. Now, it has become a reality and the first ever to be in the Philippines.


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