July 2, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Region’s education czar bares ‘big wins’ for Division of Iloilo

The state of education in the province of Iloilo has way exceeded the expectations of the Department of Education (DepEd). In fact, schools under the Division of Iloilo now stands at par with the country’s other school system.

Dubbed as “high performing schools division,” Iloilo schools have scored big in the National Achievement Test (NAT).

Neg. Occ. to give rice subsidy to sugar farm workers

BACOLOD CITY – The provincial government of Negros Occidental will release P15 million worth of rice subsidy to sugar farm workers affected by the “tiempo muerto” or off-milling season starting third week of July.

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New police recruits endure a snake roll after their oathtaking yesterday at the parade grounds of Camp Martin Delgado.

New police recruits endure a snake roll after their oathtaking yesterday at the parade grounds of Camp Martin Delgado.

PRO-6 admits 350 new police recruits

Three hundred fifty new recruits of the Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) took their oath yesterday before top police and local government officials at the parade grounds of Camp Martin Delgado in Iloilo City.

Iloilo City launches business tax mapping

The city government yesterday officially launched the Business Tax Mapping for Iloilo City. Business tax mapping will determine the unregistered, undeclared and undervalued businesses in the city which is disadvantageous to the government's tax collection efforts.


Capitol dads commend Lapating for ‘outstanding performance’

For an impressive comprehensive report on the educational state of Iloilo province, a Resolution of commendation was passed for Iloilo’s schools division chief.

Domestic tourism remains strong amid challenging times

Department of Tourism 6 (DOT 6) Director Edwin Trompeta said the country’s tourism industry continues to be strong in the face of the prevailing global economic crisis and lately, the occurrence of Influenza A (H1N1).

RDC: Investor eyes WV as generator of renewable energy

The Regional Development Council (RDC) in Western Visayas reported that an investor whose company has a $55 million capital fund for the production of refinery plants for bio-diesel production, has recognized the abundant source of plants in the region to develop and generate biomass fuel.

Farmers warned versus rice tungro infestation

The Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 6 (DA-RFU 6) is embarking on a massive information drive to warn farmers about rice tungro virus (RTV) that attacks during the vegetative and reproductive stages of rice.


ERC: Capelco can charge to consumers their tax obligations

PANITAN, Capiz – Capiz Electric Cooperative, Inc (Capelco) can pass on to its consumers the taxes being charged by the municipality or city where it conducts business.

Roxas City to have climate change project

ROXAS CITY – Roxas City is one of the country’s local government units that will be piloted for climate change projects.


5 city officials rap broadcaster for libel

BACOLOD CITY -- Vice Mayor Jude Thaddeus Sayson along with four Sangguniang Panglungsod members filed last Tuesday a case of Libel against blocktimer/broadcaster Franklin Villanueva relative to the latter's report on his blocktime program over an alleged sex scandal involving the five officials.

Youth avails free computer lessons

BACOLOD CITY – 204 more youths and adults from the 3rd District of the province are now availing free lessons on computer usage.

Anti-GMO ordinance in effect pending review

BACOLOD CITY -- The Provincial Board of Negros Occidental reviewed the Ordinance 007 which imposes a total ban of genetically modified organisms (GMO) products particularly corn.


Rebels and radicals
Res Gestae
They should have known better
As seen on TV
Raising Vegan
B.A.N.C. puts the Pinoy’s best foot forward (2)
Bridging the gap
Sarswela: WV popular entertainment
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Blessings on JUNE


Anything under the Sun:
St. Paul – Apostle of the Gentiles (3)

/ Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

Eye Opener:
Guimaras bridge Catalino Nava dreamed of

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Bull's Eye:
Pax Ngo's uncertain fate



/ Kathy M. Villalon

White Cap

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


Bento Bento better than Buffet

Bento Bento better than Buffet

At Maki Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar
Maki menu features the finest Japanese dishes, both traditional and contemporary, including a wonderful selection of appetizers, sushi, teriyaki and more.

---------------------------------------- Back to back shows of the Iloilo Kennel Club, Inc.

Back to back shows of the Iloilo Kennel Club, Inc.

The Iloilo Kennel Club, Inc, held its 107th, 108th, 109th and 110th All-Breed Championships recently, inviting prestigious judges to check out Iloilo's leading dog breeds. The judges were Milo Valdes, Tsai Chin Fa, Mario Magsaysay and Ho Jeng Long for the respective shows.

---------------------------------------- Raisa's Filipino Cooking Showcase

Raisa's Filipino Cooking Showcase

Raisa (pronounced Ra-i-sa) Ma. Lourdes Sarabia Treñas, the eldest daughter of Mayor Jerry Treñas and Rosalie Treñas, was the guest chef during SM City Iloilo's Filipino Cooking Demo last June 24, 2009. She is the Vice President for Operations of Carlo's, a family business since the 1980's.

---------------------------------------- The Robinsons Design Lab 3rd Run

The Robinsons Design Lab 3rd Run

Tee John Clement won over Mike Sorilla, Jennifer Salazar and Reche Segura during the Robinsons Design Lab 3rd Run finals.



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