May 26, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Suspension order out anew on Rapiz

Cuevas orders surrender of Rapiz’ PNP badge, service firearm

Iloilo’s controversial top cop, Police Chief Inspector Leroy Rapiz has been placed under preventive suspension following an Internal Affairs investigation on three administrative complaints filed against him.

US Navy ship visits Bacolod, conducts civic missions

BACOLOD CITY -- The United States Ship (USS) Chafee manned by the U.S. Navy docked on the waters of Bacolod Saturday with Commander Heedong Choi as the ship’s Commanding Officer.

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Regional directors and other officials of different government agencies release red, blue and white balloons while waving flaglets and singing “Pilipinas Kong Mahal”

Regional directors and other officials of different government agencies release red, blue and white balloons while waving flaglets and singing “Pilipinas Kong Mahal” during the kick off activity for the National Flag Day at the Iloilo Freedom Grandstand yesterday morning.

3 Ilonggo soldiers die in NPA attack

Three Ilonggo soldiers under the 11th Infantry Battalion (11th IB) stationed in Brgy Trinidad, Guihulngan, Negros Oriental were brutally killed by suspected New People's Army (NPA) rebels while on their way to withdraw their salary at the town proper last Saturday, May 23.


Ma of ‘salvaged’ robbery suspect eyes 2 city cops in son’s murder

The family of a robbery suspect murdered in Jaro District is seeking justice alongside expressed suspicions on the involvement of at least two city cops.

Forum to intensify dengue awareness held

The Iloilo Medical Society and the Filipino Chinese Chamber of Commerce organized a forum Monday that aims to raise the awareness of the public on dengue hemorrhagic fever following the increasing number of cases here.

Independence Day Job Fair to cater to 16,000 job seekers

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 6 said that close to 16,000 jobs are for the take in the upcoming three-day mega job fair to be participated in by 15 government agencies and about 28 local companies and overseas recruitment agencies.

City gov’t mulls free flu vaccination to employees

The city government here is planning to provide free flu vaccination to all its interested employees, whether regular, casual or even volunteer workers.


Political line ups start to form in Capiz

ROXAS CITY – Mrs. Judy Araneta Roxas's pronouncement that Gov. Victor Tanco Sr., former PNP Chief Gen. Roberto "Bobby" Lastimoso and businessman Roberto "Nonong" Palomar are the political allies of her son Sen. Mar Roxas in next year's election apparently triggered division among the senator's allies in the Liberal Party (LP).

Mrs. Roxas declares son's local allies in 2010 polls

TAPAZ, Capiz – Mrs. Judy Araneta Roxas, mother of Sen. Mar Roxas who plans to run for president next year, has unveiled Sunday here the political allies of his son.


City to release advance extra cash gift to employees

BACOLOD CITY -- Mayor Evelio Leonardia confirmed yesterday that he has recommended to the Sangguniang Panglungsod the appropriation of P14.1 million as advance extra cash gift for City Government Employees.

PNP ready for the opening of classes: Noppo chief

BACOLOD CITY -- Provincial Police Director Sr. Supt. Manuel Felix said that the state of preparation of the police is now 100 percent and is very much ready for the opening of classes in June.

Ilog-Hilabangan river stakeholders met with JICA reps

KABANKALAN CITY -- The first stakeholders meeting of the feasibility study of Ilog-Hilabangan river basin by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) preparatory study team was held at the SP session hall in Kabankalan City on May 22.


Purpose of communication
As seen on TV
Israel honors RP for playing Schindler
Conversation with an astronaut
Res Gestae
PNP Badge of Honor (4)
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Josephian teachers speak out
Bridging the gap
Engagements between the 'Bisaya' and the 'Moro' during the early Spanish period


Our appointment with destiny

/ Philip S. Chua, MD, FACS, FPCS

Campus Politics

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

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


PCCI offers free training for call center aspirants

PCCI offers free training for call center aspirants

To have an edge over other aspirants to the call center customer service job, it is important to receive training and the Philippine Call Center Institute (PCCI) makes this possible.

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Kids on the Dance floor

Learning Hiphop, Jazz, Ballet and many other dance moves is on top of summer workshops for students in JPC Production dance studio at Robinson's Place, Iloilo. Last April 26, the JPC Production presented 'Dance Party'.

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Tinubkan: The art of Panubok in a fashion show

Today at 5PM, witness the art of Panubok by the Panay-Bukidnon women, in a fashion show at SM City Iloilo. The Panay-Bukidnon is an ethnic tribe found in Central Panay. Panubok is a traditional way to adorn clothes using threads.

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Double Treat

Proud parents Rodolfo and Menen Sang-alan gathered their close friends and family members to the Spousal of Our Lady Parish Church in Mandurriao to witness the baptism of their lovable baby girl named Leighanna Shanen.


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