May 29, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Boarding house owners told to comply with regulations

Back to school preparations of the Iloilo City Government has now included a thorough check on various boarding houses here.

Anti-drug op in Iloilo night spot nabs pusher

Agents from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) arrested yesterday dawn a pusher during a buy bust operation in the City’s foremost night spot in Mandurriao district.

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A mother takes time to teach her children to write while tending her merchandise at the Libertad Market in Bacolod City.
John Javier

A mother takes time to teach her children to write while tending her merchandise at the Libertad Market in Bacolod City.

DSB declared summer capital of Negros Occ.

BACOLOD CITY -- Don Salvador Benedicto (DSB), the town founded by 1st District Board Member Nehemias “Nene” dela Cruz is now the official Summer Capital of the province of Negros Occidental after it gained the approval of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan in its regular session the other day.


Ombudsman eyes 'One Visayas' in fight against corruption

KALIBO, Aklan -- The Ombudsman is eyeing to set up the so-called "One Visayas" which will be enjoining all sectors in the Visayas region to unite in a common fight against corruption.

Face-off Part 2 at RIAS on Rapiz probe

Security is expected to be tightened anew today at the Regional Internal Affairs Office (RIAS) 6 in Camp Delgado, Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 headquarters.

Preparations for Disaster Consciousness Month celebration underway

The National Disaster Consciousness Month celebration is still about two months away, but the Regional Disaster Coordinating Council (RDCC) 6 here is already preparing for it.


Capiz dad wants colleague's name cleared in death of solon's aide

ROXAS CITY – A member of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP), during yesterday's regular session, called on a colleague, whose name was mentioned in the affidavit of the lone witness in the killing of Art Cruz, to have his name cleared.

Katas ng VAT flows to 730 elderly

ROXAS CITYAbout 730 beneficiaries have benefited from the distribution of a one-time financial assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) during the distribution of “Katas ng VAT – Tulong Para kay Lolo at Lola” last May 28 at the Dinggoy Roxas Civic Center (DRCC) here.

Ocean Month underscores climate change adaptation

SAN JOSE, Antique – The Month of May is Ocean Month, an annual celebration that reminds us to conserve our water resources. Water is created to sustain life on earth. Freshwater sustains life on land while salt water sustains life of living things in marine areas.


BCPO seeks OMB deputization

BACOLOD CITY -- Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) cannot conduct full operation regarding the proliferation of pirated VCDs and DVDs especially the much talked-about Katrina Halili-Hayden Kho sex scandal because of the absence of deputization from the Optical Media Board (OMB).

City gov't meets pedicab drivers

BACOLOD CITY -- The Bacolod City Government’s Sectoral Concerns Office and the Bacolod Trisikad Operators and Drivers Association conducted a meeting with 64 trisikad associations last May 23 at the New Government Center in an aim to educate the pedicab drivers of the laws and ordinance related to their job.

196 finish BBBFI Computer Literacy Training

BACOLOD CITY -- Alfredo “Albee” Benitez, president of Betty Bantug Benitez Foundation, led the officers of the foundation together with representatives from the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in recognizing the successful trainees in a simple graduation ceremony held at the Victorias Elementary School covered court last May 26.


A day of remembering
Bridging the gap
Encounters between the 'Bisaya' and 'Moro' in the 1600s (2)
Brim with thanksgiving
Res Gestae
PNP Badge of Honor (4)
As seen on TV
Israel honors RP for playing Schindler
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Josephian teachers speak out


Cadio vs. Boboy


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


In search for the Ilonggo 'pamahaw'

In search for the Ilonggo 'pamahaw'

Media practitioners, academicians, the officers and staff from the City Tourism Development Office (CTDO) and other guests were treated to a lecture on food and a mouth-watering experience during the launching of “Pamahaw,”

---------------------------------------- Body and Sole's thanksgiving bash

Body and Sole's thanksgiving bash

Body and Sole Spa never fails to give thanks for the blessings it has reaped since the business prospered in 2005. This year, Arman Regalado, owner of Body and Sole Spa made sure that 50 kids had a fun-filled time at the basketball court of Habog-habog.

---------------------------------------- SM City holds Recipe ni Mama

SM City holds Recipe ni Mama

Bringing the nostalgic moments of cooking moms, SM City holds Recipe ni Mama, a tea party and cooking demo of heirloom recipes, last Mother’s Day, at SM City activity center. Hosted by Pauline Banusing of Pauline's Kitchen.

---------------------------------------- The Philippine Arts Awards 2009

The Philippine Arts Awards 2009

Local artists are ecstatic about the Philippine Art Awards 2009 regional competition right after it was launched last May 11, 2009. After all, the PAA has established itself as the most prestigious and most-awaited art event and competition in the country.


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