June 5, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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One croc still missing, reward up for its capture

ROXAS CITY – An Iranian national who surfaced and claimed that he is the owner of the crocodile found by a fisherman last May 29 in Panay town, has offered a cash reward amounting P10,000 for those who can capture the other crocodile that went missing because of typhoon Frank almost a year ago.

Anti-voyeurism law passes Congress

BACOLOD CITY -- Bacolod City Lone District Representative Monico O. Puentevella announced that the House Committee on Justice chaired by Honorable Matias Defensor recently approved the "Anti-Photo and Video Voyeurism Act of 2009."

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Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Sec. Ronaldo Puno and Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas hold the symbolic key.

Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Sec. Ronaldo Puno and Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas hold the symbolic key for the six patrol cars, eight motorcycles and a mini-truck donated to the Iloilo City Police Office by the city government and Rep. Raul Gonzalez Jr. during a turn-over ceremony yesterday.

Ombudsman Iloilo offers 13 posts for investigators, admin staff

Want to be part of the government’s selected few tasked on upholding integrity of workers in government employ? Want to be the one in-charge of helping out the existing teams of anti-graft government investigators?

While at it, are you one with unquestionable integrity? If the answer is yes, then you may be a potential candidate for the 13 vacant positions announced by the Iloilo field office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas.


Groups demand LGU's compliance of environmental laws

Groups celebrating the World Environment Day today (June 5) had enough of government’s loose enforcement of existing environmental laws and has vowed to bring the matters in the designated environmental courts all over the country.

Madrid keynotes Quota Int'l Iloilo induction

Iloilo’s pride, The Outstanding Women in the Nation's Service (TOWNS) awardee Dr. Bernadette Jardiolin Madrid will be in town Saturday for the induction of 2009-2010 officers of the Quota International of Iloilo.

DOH reminds public to continue 4 o’clock habit against dengue

With the onset of the rainy season, the Department of Health in Western Visayas reminded the public not to hold their guards down against dengue fever.

Mobile Passporting Service in Antique, June 12

SAN JOSE, Antique – In an effort to bring the services of government closer to the clients, the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Provincial Government of Antique will hold a Mobile Passporting Service on June 12 in observance of the 111th Independence Day.


BM Ardivilla: They want to silence me

ROXAS CITY – Board Member Gilbert Ardivilla said that the investigation sought by his colleagues in the Sangguniang Panlalawigan last week was a “politically motivated character assassination” for him to keep silent on all the issues he has raised.

LRED: A challenge to Mambusao town

The residents of Mambusao, Capiz take pride in the fact that their municipality is considered as one of the major economic centers in the Province of Capiz. Presently a fourth class municipality, it has high hopes of achieving even better and higher grounds in the months ahead.

'Organic agriculture' confab held

ROXAS CITY – Organized and sponsored by the Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG) and Central Philippine University (CPU), a conference on Organic Agriculture was held at CPU’s Knowledge Development Center (KDC).


4 Neg. Occ. solons voted no to Carp extension

BACOLOD CITY -- Four Negros Occidental congressmen voted against the extension of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (Carp) for another five years while three voted “yes”.

ERC completes benchmark hearing in Negros Occ.

BACOLOD CITY -- The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has finished conducting public consultations in Negros Occidental with regard to the Rules for Setting the Electric Cooperatives’ Wheeling Rates, or benchmarking.


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Bridging the gap
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de los Reyes
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As seen on TV
Why Rizal is not my president
Res Gestae
PNP Badge of Honor (5)


Carcinogens in our home

/ Philip S. Chua, MD, FACS, FPCS

Dr. Jeremiah Obañana


Anything under the sun:
Let's sing our National Anthem (2)

/ Atty. Rex Salvilla

Respect for women

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


Days Hotel Iloilo's exquisite weddings

Days Hotel Iloilo's exquisite weddings

Weddings are fussily prepared, planned, and conceptualized by couples with much passion and keenness. An exquisite wedding must be classically assembled by a highly skilled wedding planning team with the couple as the center.

---------------------------------------- There's Gelato at Coffee Break

There's Gelato at Coffee Break

A visit to selected branches of Coffee Break is becoming more exciting because they are offering a wide variety of fruit-based and chocolate-based gelato. Gelato is the Italian variant of ice cream, but it is denser.

---------------------------------------- Maita's Choice

Maita's Choice

“The call is to touch the life of every person you encounter.” – Maita Magalong Everyday, we make choices. In most cases, we choose what makes us happy and what gives us fulfillment.

---------------------------------------- SM City Iloilo holds Green Retail Agenda seminar

SM City Iloilo holds Green Retail Agenda seminar

The SM City Iloilo mall management held the Green Retail Agenda seminar last May 29, 2009, 1 to 4 PM at the Lower Ground Floor unleased area. The resourse speakers were Arch. Paul Mosquera of the Philippine Institute of Architechs who explained what Green Architechture means.


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