June 2, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Rapiz hits RIAS ‘motu proprio’ probe, likens move to ‘crucifixion’

Suspended top cop Police Chief Inspector Leroy Rapiz is seeking for the immediate lifting of the 90-day preventive suspension ordered by police higher-ups.

Bishop issues pastoral letter backing anti-GMO stance

BACOLOD CITY -- Bishop Vicente Navarra of the Diocese of Bacolod called on the Negros Occidental and Bacolod City governments to continue implementing Provincial Ordinance No. 007 and City Ordinance No. 485, respectively, banning the entry of GMO products.

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School children at Iloilo Central Elementary School in Gen. Luna Street excitingly enter the school to attend their first day of classes.

School children at Iloilo Central Elementary School in Gen. Luna Street excitingly enter the school to attend their first day of classes.

Skimpy clothes, shorts no longer allowed at Capitol

People transacting business at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol should wear “decent” attire, otherwise they will be barred entry from the seat of the provincial government. The new rule contained in Memorandum No. 21 dated May 29, 2009 and signed by Provincial Administrator Manuel Mejorada also applies to provincial government employees, both casual and regular.


Ilonggo doc to take US trip for Mayo Clinic’s 'Visiting Clinician Program'

Ilongga physician Dr. Maria Liza Duremdes Nava, M.D., a Fellow of the Philippine College of Physicians, and Affiliate Member of the Philippine Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism.

DOLE to award livelihood checks worth P9.46M

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 6 will award 24 checks worth P9.46 million to some 2,463 beneficiaries of twenty-four livelihood projects under the Capacity-Building Program for Livelihood Formation and Livelihood Restoration.

SP body puts quarry probe on hold pending prosecutor’s action

Legislative investigation by the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources on a questioned quarry operation will be on hold.

Sec. Puno to lead ceremonial oath-taking of W. Visayas RPOC chair

Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Ronaldo V. Puno will lead here the ceremonial oath-taking of Western Visayas Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) chair Gov. Niel D. Tupas Sr.


DOST opens 2009 Junior Level Science Scholarships

The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) shall award Junior Level Science Scholarships (JLSS) under the Project GIFTS-RA7687 and JLSS-Merit Scholarship Programs for the Academic Year 2009-2010.

Lightning kills 2, wounds girl in Maayon

ROXAS CITY – Two persons were killed while a girl suffered burns when lightning hit a house in Brgy. Salgan, Maayon, Capiz Thursday last week.

Dad wants clarification on planned P250M loan

ROXAS CITY – A member of the provincial board wants some clarifications on the plan of the provincial government to loan P250 million for the proposed Government Business Center to be constructed at San Roque Extension beside St, Anthony College Hospital.


Cano Tan donates 3 computer units to BCC Student Leaders

BACOLOD CITY -- Bacolodnon Ricardo "Cano" Tan, LTO-NCR Director, has donated three computer units to the Bacolod City College Supreme Student Government (SSG) leaders last week.

Guv, guest in groundbreaking rites for road network in Kabankalan

Negros Occidental Governor Isidro Zayco was guest of honor on the ground breaking and lowering of the time capsule ceremonies of the Kabankalan City road network project held one after the other in Brgys Linao, Tabugon and Inapoy recently.

Hog and poultry raisers seek moratorium on anti-GMO ordinance

BACOLOD CITY -- The Negros Occidental Hog Raisers Association along with the Alliance of Hog Raisers in Negros Occidental and Negros Occidental Poultry Raisers Association have appealed to the Sangguniang Panglungsod.


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As seen on TV
Study habits: Picking on Scott Riley Ong’s brain
Res Gestae
PNP Badge of Honor (5)
Bridging the gap
Encounters between the 'Bisaya' and 'Moro' in the 1600s (2)
A day of remembering
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Josephian teachers speak out


Respect for women

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Anything under the sun:
Let's sing our National Anthem (1)

/ Atty. Rex Salvilla

Cadio vs. Boboy


Our appointment with destiny

/ Philip S. Chua, MD, FACS, FPCS


New flavors at The Promenade

New flavors at The Promenade

Sit down, relax, get served and enjoy your dinner. The Promenade, well-known for its sumptuous daily lunch buffets, Japanese and Spanish regular buffets, themed Saturday buffets and family feast every Sunday.

---------------------------------------- 1st Bacolod Inasal Festival: An attempt to a world record

1st Bacolod Inasal Festival: An attempt to a world record

Bacolod City has another festival to look forward to every year in addition to the world renowned Masskara and Bacolodiat Festivals. This year, the city celebrated its first Inasal Festival that culminated with an attempt to establish the longest “chicken inasal”.

---------------------------------------- Ordinary women are not so ordinary mothers

Ordinary women are not so ordinary mothers

Remembering the immeasurable love and care of mothers last Mother’s Day, the city government through its Iloilo City Task Force on Street Children initiated the first Search for Bulawanon nga Nanay 2009.

---------------------------------------- Anea Nail Spa opens

Anea Nail Spa opens

Nothing can be more exhilarating than to have your nails done in the comfort and elegance of a spa atmosphere. At Anea Nailspa (convenietly located at the Ground Floor of Perpetual Succor Bldg, San Agustin St., Iloilo City infront of RCBC Savings Bank dearies).


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