June 10, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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COA's refund order draws mixed emotions from Capitol workers

The law may be harsh yet it still is the law. Such could very well sum up the sentiments cum acceptance of Capitol workers awaiting ‘judgment day’ on the full refund demanded over an illegal Christmas bonus.

First suspected H1N1 case in Bacolod

BACOLOD CITY – An Indian national who just arrived from Hong Kong is currently under observation at the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital (CLMMRH) here for possible Influenza A(H1N1) infection.

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The time capsule is being lowered by Zonta Area Director Sandra Gomez, with the assistance of Mayor Jerry P. Treñas.

The time capsule is being lowered by Zonta Area Director Sandra Gomez, with the assistance of Mayor Jerry P. Trenas. With them are Zonta Club 2 President Tess Dulalia (extreme left). Rainforest Park Chairperson Mari Rose Cacho (3rd from left) and other Zonta members.

PRO-6 calls for renewal of gun licenses

There are about 29,440 firearms with expired licenses in Western Visayas. Or so the records of Firearms and Explosives Division (FED) of the Philippine National Police (PNP) showed. The number is part of the estimated 500,000 firearms with expired licenses nationwide as earlier revealed by PNP Chief, Director General Jesus Versoza.


Garin calls for another round of IRC probe

Unresolved issues on the management, operations and system inside the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) have now triggered yet another round of legislative action in the Capitol.

MIGEDC’s joint coordinating committee meeting set

The Metro Iloilo-Guimaras Economic Development Council- Japan International Cooperation Agency (MIGEDC-JICA) is holding its annual Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) Meeting in this city starting at 1:30 p.m. on June 18, 2009.

The first rainforest park in the city realized

The efforts to save the environment and to counter the effects of climate change is gaining ground with the realization of the first rainforest park in Iloilo City.


DPWH employee loses P200T to 'budol-budol'

ROXAS CITY – A female employee of the 2nd Engineering District of the Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) complained to the city police that she lost her P200,000 to the “budol-budol” gang members here on Sunday.

42 rebel returnees get financial aid

ROXAS CITY – Forty-two rebel returnees in Capiz province were given financial aid by the government worth P50,000 each as their livelihood for returning in folds of the law.


Amnesty International Report 2009 launching set

BACOLOD CITY -- Bacolod Social Action Center Director Rev. Fr. Aniceto A. Buenafe Jr. confirmed yesterday that on June 15, 2009 the Amnesty International, Philippine Section (AIPh) will launch Amnesty International Report 2009 (AIR 2009) during a Media Forum at the Conference Hall of the Bishop's House, Rizal Street, Bacolod City from 10:00 - 12 noon.

Bacolod poll chief cries harassment

BACOLOD CITY – Outgoing Bacolod Election Officer Atty. Mavil Majarucon's accused Commission on Election (Comelec) regional director Dennis Ausan of orchestrating her transfer to Bago City.


Recovering wisdom
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


TESDA scholarships: Big boost to education of youths

/ Rhea B. Peñaflor

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


Visiting Boracay Island

Visiting Boracay Island

Your TWILIGHTER drove to a three-night stay at different hotels in Boracay island just as rainy days started to pour over the pristine white sand there. An umbrella, rain jacket and medicines were part of the traveling bag.

---------------------------------------- Relax your mind and soul at the Carmelite Missionaries Center of Life

Relax your mind and soul at the Carmelite Missionaries Center of Life

Just as the body gets tired and worn out, so do the mind and the soul. Far from the stress of smoggy skies and noisy city life is a haven for spiritual retreat and recollection – the Carmelite Missionaries Center of Life.

---------------------------------------- Kapamilya summer dance craze hits Iloilo

Kapamilya summer dance craze hits Iloilo

Robinsons Place Iloilo Fountain Area was the venue of craziest dance moves during ABS-CBN’s Iloilo's Galaw galaw sa Tag-araw "Kapamilya Summer Dance Craze" held recently. The shopping center was packed with friends and supporters who cheered for their favorite groups.

---------------------------------------- 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.


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