May 21, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Suspected H1N1 case in Iloilo turns negative

The 64-year old “balikbayan” quarantined at the Western Visayas Medical Center (WVMC) in Mandurriao district, Iloilo City for showing symptoms of influenza A(H1N1) virus infection is negative of the dreaded disease.

Beriberi probe uncovers more mess at IRC

With Capitol doctors in attendance and all-star cast of characters involved in the operations of the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC), health issues dominated the hearing alongside major side issues.

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Iloilo Provincial Hospital chief Dr. Prim Parcon (3rd from left) and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Patricia Grace Trabado (4th from left)

Iloilo Provincial Hospital chief Dr. Prim Parcon (3rd from left) and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Patricia Grace Trabado (4th from left) along with other resource persons answer questions from the Sangguniang Panlalawigan committee on health in yesterday’s legislative investigation on health issues at the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center.

Bacolod confident to break 'longest grill' record

BACOLOD CITY – Councilor Alex Paglumotan, executive officer of the recent 1st Bacolod Chicken Inasal Festival, is confident that the activity will land in the list of the Guinness Book of World Records.


Hydro electricity powers Antique 'sitio'

The use of renewable energy to power communities is gaining popularity and acceptance. One example is a small community in Sebaste, Antique called Sitio Igpatuyao, which is powered by hydro electricity.

DOLE 6 needs 480 unemployed Nurses for 2nd batch of NARS Project

Some 480 unemployed nurses who are willing to be assigned in rural areas will be hired for the second batch of Nurses Assigned in Rural Service (NARS) Project of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), in partnership with the Department of Health (DOH) and Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).

Greenpeace reports the true cost of coal

Greenpeace Philippines and RISE (Responsible Ilonggos for Renewable Energy), launched the “True Cost of coal” report at a press briefing in Iloilo City yesterday.

CA affirms Ombudsman decision to dismiss dishonest Ilongga DENR collector

The Court of Appeals (CA) in a latest ruling sealed the fate of an Ilongga government worker earlier subject of a dismissal order by the Office of the Ombudsman.


Another suspect in killing of couple in Maayon yields

ROXAS CITY – Another suspect in the brutal killing of a couple in Maayon, Capiz last Monday morning voluntarily surrendered to the police yesterday.

Capiceños benefit from ‘emergency’

ROXAS CITY – Capiceños are now benefiting from the government’s emergency employment program. Trade and Industry Provincial Director Ermelinda Pollentes disclosed that under their department’s Comprehensive Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program (CLEEP), they have already employed eight Capiceños this May.

Ati to celebrate 2nd cultural festival tomorrow

ROXAS CITY The Ati communities in Dumarao, Capiz will celebrate their 2ndcultural festival tomorrow, May 21, at Mt. Tag-ao, Tamulalod in Dumarao town.


Probe on dumping of waste on creek sought

BACOLOD CITY -- Sangguniang Panglungsod Member Greg Gasataya, chairman of the Committee on Environment, vowed yesterday to sponsor a resolution requesting the City Legal Office and the Environment and Natural Resources Office (ENRO).

Hog raisers tag GMO ordinance anti-consumers

BACOLOD CITY -- The Negros Occidental Hog Raisers Association MPC, Inc. have asked the Sangguniang Panlalawigan through Vice Governor Emilio Yulo, III for its consideration and asked for the immediate amendment or revision of the Provincial Ordinance No. 007, Series of 2007.

PGMA, Pacquiao to be invited on NGC inauguration

BACOLOD CITY – President Arroyo and boxing champ Manny Pacquiao would be invited as special guests in the inauguration of the New Government Center (NGC) to be held before the end of the year.


Pro-life news
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Josephian teachers speak out
Res Gestae
PNP Badge of Honor
Bridging the gap
The great triumvirate of Capiz
Longing for Boracay in Nassau
Anything under the Sun
Pres. Manuel A. Roxas


My Capiz Adventure

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Bottled water and cancer?

/ Philip S. Chua, MD, FACS, FPCS

Coffee Thursday:
Lost words

/ Paolo Carreon

Mabini limers' hollow blocks: An alternative construction material

/ Raymond Peter T. Tolentino

Bull's Eye:
Dr. Lapating's radio plugs


All set for the Sagala of Festival and Fiesta Queens

All set for the Sagala of Festival and Fiesta Queens

On May 23, 2009, beautiful ladies will parade around SM City Iloilo in the Sagala of Festival and Fiesta Queens as part of the highlights of Fiestas in the City celebration.


---------------------------------------- Bacolod La Sallians invade Bago City

Bacolod La Sallians invade Bago City

Driving down Bantayan Plaza of Bago City one evening brought me to a visit to the breezy spot where Councilor Victor Javellana’s inspiration, Daday Javellana operates a small coffee stop by the river view.

---------------------------------------- Answering the cry of Mother Earth

Answering the cry of Mother Earth

The ozone layer has become thinner. We are experiencing abrupt alteration of weather. Mother Earth cries and begs for change. That change is vested upon us as vital handlers of everything in this world.

---------------------------------------- Scooby's kins awe Robinsons mallers

Scooby's kins awe Robinsons mallers

Savoring the pleasure of training and raising breed canines, owners of quality dogs in Iloilo pooled at Robinson's Place on April 26 and showcased their pets for the Dog Fun Match organized by the Iloilo Kennel Club, Inc. (IKCI).


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