June 25, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Feria spoils celebration of 'San Juan'

Only few people went to the beaches yesterday to celebrate St. John the Baptist Day or “San Juan” because of the bad weather brought by typhoon Feria.

'Feria' strands thousands of Bacolod, Guimaras-bound passengers

Tropical Storm “Feria” hit the Visayas yesterday placing Iloilo in two public storm signals – Storm Signal 1 in Southern Iloilo and Iloilo City and Storm Signal 2 in Northern Iloilo.

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Yesterday's stormy weather did not prevent this family from bathing at Fort San Pedro in celebration of the feast of St. John the Baptist.

Yesterday's stormy weather did not prevent this family from bathing at Fort San Pedro in celebration of the feast of St. John the Baptist.

8 Concepcion fishers reported missing

Eight local fishermen in Concepcion, Iloilo were reported missing as strong winds and waves brought by Tropical Storm “Feria” hit Northern Iloilo yesterday. Philippine Atmospheric and Geophysical Services Administration (Pagasa) yesterday morning declared Northern Iloilo under storm signal number 2.


PSMBFI donates ambulance to PRO-6 Health Service

Retired Police Director Efren Q. Fernandez, president of Public Safety Mutual Benefit Fund, Inc. (PSMBFI), turned over yesterday an ambulance to Police Regional Office 6 Health Service.

City's anti-illegal drugs drive to focus on 9 brgys in PDEA list

City Mayor Jerry Treñas said the joint report of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and Philippine National Police identifying nine barangays in the city with serious illegal drug problems will be used as basis for a more focused illegal drugs operation to contain the problem.

1st A(H1N1) patient in Capiz now back for work

ROXAS CITYProvincial Health Officer Dr. Jarvis Punsalan revealed that the first patient in the province who contracted the Influenza A (H1N1) virus is now back in Singapore to work as a domestic helper.

DSWD launches foster home program for old and disabled persons

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) announced it has recently launched its foster home program for old and disabled persons.


Bermejo denies LP kicked him out

ROXAS CITY – City Mayor Vicente Bermejo, Liberal Party stalwart, strongly denied the report that presidential aspirant Sen. Mar Roxas will kick him out from the dominant party.

Sapian town conducts H1N1 seminar

SAPIAN, Capiz – This town under the stewardship of Mayor Arturo “Turic” Orosco, Sr. in cooperation with his wife Mrs. Evangeline Oñas-Orosco, Ph.D., conducted a seminar regarding the precautionary measures on how to avoid the A(H1N1) virus.


Computer school given until June 30 to meet TESDA requirements

BACOLOD CITY – Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has given the management of AMA Computer Learning Center (ACLC) located at Cuadra-Locsin Sts.

Felix justifies Alvarado’s relief

BACOLOD CITY -- Police Senior Superintendent Manuel Felix, provincial director of Negros Occidental justified the relief of Himamaylan police chief.

Udyakan Festival in Kabankalan set

Board Member Raul Rivera, chairman of Udyakan Festival 2009, and one of the highlights of the 12thCharter Day celebration of Kabankalan held his first meeting among coordinators from the eleven participating private and public schools in the city.


Tolerance and convictions
As seen on TV
Taming a new animal called Citizen Journalist
B.A.N.C puts the Pinoy’s best foot forward
Bridging the gap
Post World War II cockpits in Iloilo City
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



Filipino food with a twist at SM City Iloilo

Filipino food with a twist at SM City Iloilo

A cooking demonstration of Filipino food happens at SM City Iloilo every Wednesday for the month of June. Its first guest chef was Ramlo Villaluna, owner of Cindy's Catering. Villaluna is one of the city's renowned chefs.

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It was a sunny day when Leda Barbers decided to call on her fellow members who are at the helm of the organized SUNTOWN Camp to gather the member-children to a treat of ice cream and more.

---------------------------------------- On migration and human trafficking

On migration and human trafficking

Media from different entities in the province gathered for a press briefing on migration and human trafficking presented by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO), Overseas Workers Welfare Administration and in cooperation with the Provincial Information Office last Monday, June 22 at Sumakwel Hall, New Capitol Building.

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Modern Glam

Modern glam was the concept of the week when Robinsons Place Iloilo held Wedding Rituals 2009 recently. The week-long bridal fair was capped with a fashion show featuring Iloilo's top designers Angelette Borja-Ragus.


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