June 26, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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City university orders ‘no mask no entry’ to studes

College students and members of the faculty of one major university here have been ordered to protect themselves from possible infection of Influenza A(H1N1) virus.

WV registers 8 confirmed A(H1N1) cases, 71 under observation

Western Visayas now has eight confirmed cases of Influenza A(H1N1) while 71 individuals showing symptoms of the flu are considered cases under observation (COU).

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The education of school children are most affected by the Influenza A(H1N1) epidemic in the country

The education of school children are most affected by the Influenza A(H1N1) epidemic in the country as classes are suspended once a school is affected by the virus. To address this concern health and education officials revised the guidelines on suspension of classes for schools affected by the spread of the virus.

Bacolod allocates P1M for anti-A(H1N1) drive

BACOLOD CITY – The Sangguniang Panglungsod approved on Wednesday the request of Bacolod City A(H1N1) Task Force through City Mayor Evelio Leonardia the allocation of P1 million budget for the city’s campaign against Influenza A(H1N1).


Comelec deadlines near for voters, candidates

Voters and prospective candidates alike are reminded anew by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) – register and register early.

Plane overshoots runway in Aklan

A Zest Airways plane overshot the runway at the Caticlan Airport yesterday morning, shutting down the gateway nearest to Boracay Island for several hours.

SM, DOH reiterates importance of handwashing

Handwashing is a simple procedure but if taken for granted, can pave the way for the spread of harmful viruses and bacteria.

5 K Marathon for Dengue

The Iloilo City Sports Council under the leadership of Councilor Joe III Espinosa is now accepting registration for the 5 K Marathon for Dengue and Humanity this coming June 28, 2009 at SM City.


Charges vs. 4 DPWH engrs politically motivated?

ROXAS CITY – The charges filed by a “whistle-blower” against four engineers of Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in the Office of the Ombudsman is politically motivated.

Panay’s Barangay SK chairman electrocuted

ROXAS CITY – A Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Chairman of Barangay Linatiran, Panay, Capiz died after he was electrocuted Wednesday at the said place.


BCPO and Bantay Bayan Foundation renew ties

Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) under the leadership of Police Superintendent Leo Irwin Agpangan and the Bantay Bayan Foundation Incorporated represented by their Regional Director Rodolfo Toledo renewed its ties during the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement Wednesday morning at the BCPO City Director’s Office.

Mother delivers baby girl on board police car

BACOLOD CITY – A bouncing baby girl was successfully delivered by 22-year old pregnant woman while on-board a police patrol vehicle on St. John the Baptist day.

SP urges firms to fix cables properly

BACOLOD CITY – Sangguniang Panglungsod (SP) Member Wilson Gamboa Jr. along with SP Member Roberto Rojas proposed last Wednesday a resolution requesting the Central Negros Electric Cooperative Inc. (Ceneco), Philippine Long Distance Company (PLDT), cable television companies and other related businesses to have their overhead aerial cable lines properly arranged and to provide visible identification of ownership of such.


B.A.N.C. puts the Pinoy’s best foot forward (2)
Bridging the gap
Sarswela: WV popular entertainment
Tolerance and convictions
As seen on TV
Taming a new animal called Citizen Journalist
Res Gestae
PNP Chief speaks of freedom
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Blessings on JUNE


Diabetes Warning

/ Philip S. Chua, MD, FACS, FPCS

Anything under the Sun:
St. Paul – Apostle of the Gentiles (1)

/ Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

Typhoon Frank: An unforgettable disaster

/ Erly C. Garcia

Attn: TMEU chief Bob Foerster



Young magicians

Young magicians

Children and teens doing magic tricks is an awesome sight. That would make you think that for us adults who want to learn magic, there's still hope. Last summer, the Philippine Brotherhood of Magicians, led by its president, Mark Java held a magic workshop for the youth.

---------------------------------------- A treat for Daddy and all

A treat for Daddy and all

It was a fine Sunday when Father’s Day was the big DAY. So mothers and kids brought their own Dads to a treat at Robinsons Place Iloilo for lunch in some of the favorite stores like Mang Inasal, Hongkong Kitchen, and Deco’s Batchoy.

---------------------------------------- Extraordinary music and the Maasin Tultugan Ensemble

Extraordinary music and the Maasin Tultugan Ensemble

An extraordinary music from the world’s tallest grass. Maasin is known for being the bamboo capital of the Philippines. This municipality in central Iloilo is rich in cultural heritage and famous for their products made of bamboo.

---------------------------------------- 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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