June 11, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Lagdameo leads faithful in praying for country's fate

May the Lord hear our prayer.

Such words ended the very short message of Msgr. Angel Lagdameo, archbishop of Jaro and president of the influential Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), in yesterday's anti-Charter change rally at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol grounds.

PNP posts ‘vacancies’ on nearly 8,000 slots

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has nearly 8,000 slots up for grabs in promotional vacancies.

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Jaro Archbishop and CBCP president Msgr. Angel Lagdameo joins the crowd gathered at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol

Jaro Archbishop and CBCP president Msgr. Angel Lagdameo joins the crowd gathered at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol grounds protesting against Charter change through constitutional assembly.

PDEA continues crackdown in Iloilo's premiere night spot

Barely two weeks after conducting an anti-drug operation in the Smallville complex that resulted to the arrest of a suspected drug pusher, another alleged narcotics peddler was nabbed following a buy bust operation at the City’s premiere night spot.


Guv's men, retired cop's son entangle in traffic altercation

Expired gun permits, hot tempers flaring, special car plates and a siren took center stage in the news late Tuesday evening carried on till yesterday. This, as members of the local broadcast media feasted on a traffic story gone really wrong.

Iloilo to mark 111th Independence Day celebration with various activities

The city and province of Iloilo will mark the 111th celebration of the country’s Independence this year with various activities focusing mostly on addressing the problem of recession brought about by the global economic crisis starting on June 12 up to 14.

Treñas dares anti-smoking TF members to resign

The city mayor here has dared members of the anti-smoking task force headed by city councilor Julienne Baronda to resign if they cannot do their job well.

The educator as a catalyst for change and development

He wanted to become a farmer and revolutionize the rice production in the country. He thought then that since rice was the staple food of the Filipinos, intensifying the production of rice the scientific way in the rural areas will give more food to the hungry poor and good income to hardworking farmers.


Controversial skywalk to be inaugurated soon

ROXAS CITY – The controversial skywalk project of 1st District Congressman Antonio del Rosario is set to be inaugurated and be turned over to Filamer Christian College (FCC) and Brgy. Captain Nelson Vidal of Brgy. 11 this month.

Cuartero brgy execs back Mrs. Castro’s congressional bid

CUARTERO, Capiz – Twenty two barangays from this town recently passed resolutions endorsing Mrs. Jane Castro, wife of 2nd District Cong. Fredenil Castro, to be their candidate for representative in next year's election.


Comelec reg'l chief denies hand on Majarucon's transfer

BACOLOD CITY -- Commission on Elections (Comelec) regional director Atty. Dennis Ausan denied the allegation of former Bacolod City Election Officer Mavil Majarucon that he instigated the latter's transfer to Bago City.

GLACC, Bacolod ink Memorandum of Cooperation

BACOLOD CITY -- The Global Legal Action on Climate Change (GLACC) led by its convenor Atty. Antonio Oposa Jr. presented recently a Memorandum of Cooperation with the City Government of Bacolod led by Mayor Evelio Leonardia.


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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


Wow! The world’s biggest pizza

Wow! The world’s biggest pizza

By the stroke of 7:00 in the evening last Thursday came out from the big oven the biggest commercial, hand-made pizza set to make a record as the biggest in the world that will be commercially available.

---------------------------------------- Inner beauty, indeed

Inner beauty, indeed

Hubo, formerly known as Guijo Dueñas, proved that art by Ilonggos can pass the discriminating eye of the Manila critics. Hubo held a very successful Inner Beauty exhibit at the Big and Small Art Gallery, at the SM Megamall, Manila.

---------------------------------------- Bravo for Tinubkan

Bravo for Tinubkan

Tinubkan is one of the most inspiring fashion shows I've ever attended. I could say that the art of the panubok (traditional embroidery of the Panay Bukidnon women), can actually be incorporated in our modern clothing to produce a really wearable and beautiful creation.

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


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