June 19, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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A(H1N1) scare hits Iloilo as new case confirmed in Capiz

Elementary and high school students in at least three major private schools in Iloilo City are required to bring masks, hand sanitizers and alcohol starting today.

Bacolod girds for intensified information drive on A(H1N1)

BACOLOD CITY -- Barangay Health Emergency Response Teams (BHERT) here have started holding lectures in various barangays and schools with regard to the A(H1N1) flu.

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For people in downtown Iloilo City going about their daily lives trying to make both ends meet, the scare caused by the spread of A(H1N1) virus is nothing compared to the challenges befalling their plight.

For people in downtown Iloilo City going about their daily lives trying to make both ends meet, the scare caused by the spread of A(H1N1) virus is nothing compared to the challenges befalling their plight.

Western Visayas prepares activities for Disaster Awareness Month

The Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) here and the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) will finalize on Friday the series of activities that will highlight the celebration of the Disaster Awareness Month in Western Visayas in July.


Public warning out on escape of 2 murder suspects

Albeit some nine days late, public warning is now out on two murder suspects who escaped from the provincial jail located at San Jose de Buenavista, province of Antique.

Gov’t to distribute 13M fluorescent lights to help mitigate climate change

Some 13 million compact fluorescent lights will be distributed nationwide by the government under its program to phase out incandescent bulbs as it consumes five time more energy than the fluorescent lights.

GSIS directed to resolve system-wide computer problems

The government is closely monitoring developments at the GSIS after President Arroyo directed Garcia to institute contingency measures to help resolve its system-wide computer problems that are creating delays in the processing and payment of claims and benefits of its members and pensioners.


Capizeña OFW from Singapore is first H1N1 case in Capiz

ROXAS CITY – A 38 year-old Capizeña, who works as domestic helper in Singapore, is the first person here in Capiz province to have been found positive of Inflenza A(H1N1).

Prelim investigation on brgy. exec's murder today

ROXAS CITY – The Provincial Prosecutor of Capiz will conduct a preliminary investigation today on the killing of Quios Brgy. Captain Dante Del Mindo and John Pionelo last February 26, 2009 during a benefit dance at Sitio Bocboc, Brgy. Quios, Panitan, Capiz.


DOST to set up 18 more facilities for livelihood in Region 6

BACOLOD CITY – The Department of Science and Technology in Western Visayas turned over recently livelihood funds to beneficiaries from three provinces - Negros Occidental, Aklan and Iloilo.

VM Sayson designated as new traffic czar

BACOLOD CITY -- Vice Mayor Jude Thaddeus Sayson vowed yesterday to fast-track the establishment of the Northbound Terminal to ease out traffic congestion at Lacson-Northdrive Sts. and also the crowded shopping areas.


B.A.N.C puts the Pinoy’s best foot forward
Bridging the gap
Post World War II cockpits in Iloilo City
Corpus Christi
As seen on TV
A political early warning device
Res Gestae
PNP Chief speaks of freedom
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Blessings on JUNE


Typhoon Frank: An unforgettable disaster

/ Erly C. Garcia

Love not your children to death

/ Philip S. Chua, MD, FACS, FPCS

Attn: TMEU chief Bob Foerster


Hope and pride

/ Kathy M. Villalon

Down South:
War stories

/ Gail Ilagan

Filipinos just love videoke

/ Bryan Mari Argos


Tatsulok Artisans

Tatsulok Artisans

Western Visayas College of Science and Technology, through the years, has produced award-winning artists. To further nurture its reputation as a breeding ground of individuals with creative potentials, the Tatsulok Artisans was born here last March 2005.

---------------------------------------- GK Sooc kids benefit from tarpaulin recycling

GK Sooc kids benefit from tarpaulin recycling

Smart Communications, Inc. (SMART) recently turned over school bags to some 40 children residing in the PLDT-SMART Amazing GK Village in Arevalo, Sooc, Iloilo during the culminating program of the SMART-GK Sooc Summer Storytelling program.

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101 Luna Prime Steaks and Seafood

Nestled in a quiet area behind AL DENTE ristorante italiano at Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center is a “Manhattan style” quaint restaurant aglow with edgy cut out hanging lamps from the ceiling and has a sophisticated charming style.

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Luad-Tulon: Pwersa Pintura Group Show

Ten visual artists of Pwersa Pintura are showcasing their artworks at the Orange Gallery, Mandalagan, Bacolod City entitled “Luad- Tulon” a hiligaynon term that referred to one’s level of tolerance, if you cannot take it spit it out!


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