June 9, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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COA orders full refund of illegal Capitol bonus

Over P21 million in illegally disbursed Capitol funds back in 2002 will finally be returned into the coffers of the Iloilo Provincial Government.

Ex-Councilor hits creation of City Mayor's seal

BACOLOD CITY -- Former Bacolod City Councilor Archie Baribar recently questioned the acts displayed by Mayor Evelio Leonardia when he invented his own seal for the Office of the City Mayor.

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Officials of Department of Health (DOH) Region 6 yesterday conducted a press briefing on hemorrhagic Dengue fever amid the rising number of cases of the said mosquito-borne disease.

Officials of Department of Health (DOH) Region 6 yesterday conducted a press briefing on hemorrhagic Dengue fever amid the rising number of cases of the said mosquito-borne disease. From left, Dr. Glenn Alonsabe, Regional Director Ariel Valencia, Dr. Sofial Pulmones, and Dr. May Delmo.

Gonzalez named Arroyo's chief legal counsel

As expected President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo yesterday named Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez Sr. as the new chief presidential legal counsel.


Major exploration, massive digging looms in Northern Iloilo

From over 7,500 hectares in proposed exploration site in the municipalities of Ajuy and Lemery, diggings are also planned elsewhere in Northern Iloilo.

Oton Cutflower Ass’n tours Capiz

The Oton Cutflowers Association Incorporated (OCAI) held an educational tour in the province of Capiz recently.

OWWA honors outstanding OFWs from Western Visayas

Four overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Western Visayas were recognized by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) as Outstanding OFWs in line with the Migrant Workers Day celebration on Sunday.

PRO6 holds anti-criminality and anti-terrorism workshop

Revision, enhancement and revitalization of campaign plans pertaining to insurgency, criminality and terrorism top the objectives of today’s workshop of directorial staff, provincial directors, group directors, and chiefs of police of the Police Regional Office 6 (PRO6).


Pontevedra Mayor to croc claimant: 'Show proof of ownership'

PONTEVEDRA, Capiz – Mayor Steve Contreras of this town urged Mr. Mahmoud Moein, an Iranian national who claimed ownership to a crocodile captured in Panay river recently.

DOJ clears Ivisan dad, 3 others in hazing case

ROXAS CITY – The Department of Justice (DOJ) has exonerated a member of the Sangguniang Bayan (SB) of Ivisan and three others while the host of the fraternity hazing was included in the case in violation of Republic Act 8049 or Anti-Hazing Act in Relation to Art 249 of Revised Penal Code or Homicide.


PGMA's spokesperson to grace ID celeb in Bacolod

Deputy Presidential Spokesperson and Presidential Assistant for Central Luzon Maria Lorelie Fajardo will be the guest speaker of 111thIndependence Day (ID)celebration in Bacolod City on June 12.

Bacolod posts 95,000 tourists arrivals

BACOLOD CITY – This city has posted 95,000 tourist arrivals as of January to April 2009, declares Imogene Kanaan, City Tourism officer.


Year for Priests
As seen on TV
FAQ’s on the race for equal space in media
Res Gestae
PNP Badge of Honor (6)
Cash from clutter
Bridging the gap
Contributory factors to Moro incursions in Iloilo
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Blessings on JUNE


The Gift

/ Florence F. Hibionada

A legacy of glitter stickers

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Bacolod to the world


Back from the grave

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Carcinogens in our home

/ Philip S. Chua, MD, FACS, FPCS

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

/ Atty. Rex Salvilla


Agriculture at a Crossroads

Agriculture at a Crossroads

Some Capiceños attended a half-day forum “Agriculture at a Crossroads” about the global report of the International Assessment on Agricultural Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD) at the Central Philippine University (CPU) Education and Media Center.

---------------------------------------- Coffeebreak Metro holds bloodletting activity

Coffeebreak Metro holds bloodletting activity

There are many easy reasons why a business remains on the top. Whatever those reasons are, one thing is sure: a successful business gives something back. Waffle Time Inc. together with Coffeebreak Café, International.

---------------------------------------- A night at SM Cinema

A night at SM Cinema

It was quite a night recently when SM Cinema 6 was filled by guests who were invited to the launching of the newly renovated SM Cinema Iloilo. No less than the Senior Vice President of SM Cinema, Edgar Tejero.

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Nephi Scholastic Learning Center opens

The children of Leganes and nearby areas can now avail of quality prep and kinder education near their locality with the opening of Nephi Scholastic Learning Center recently. It is located at Jardeleza Arcade, Poblacion, Leganes.


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