July 6, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Public warned vs. persons posing as PDEA 'asset'

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) does not maintain so-called assets. This was clarified by PDEA legal officer Atty. Ronnie Delicana in last Saturday's edition of radio program “Kape Beynte-Beynte” over Z100-FM amid reports that certain individuals pose as PDEA assets.

Task Force re-issues warning on gov't execs over ‘Red Plate’ use

Protocol car plates are only for specific officials of the Republic of the Philippines. Commemorative car plates are only for a specific period of time as authorized by transportation officials. And more so for vanity plates which are usually for the paid vanity of the rich and famous.

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Guimaras officials are lobbying that the decision to prohibit or allow pumpboats to cross the Guimaras

Guimaras officials are lobbying that the decision to prohibit or allow pumpboats to cross the Guimaras Strait during bad weather be left to the judgment of the local station of the Philippine Coast Guard.

Another private school opts for 10-day suspension of classes

Classes in Assumption Iloilo will resume today while another private school in Iloilo City opted for a voluntary suspension in the next ten days.

Poultry, hog raisers unite vs anti-GMO Ordinance

BACOLOD CITY – The Department of Agriculture (DA) has said that the Anti-GMO Ordinance of the Provincial Board of Negros Occidental is against the national policy.


Ombudsman ‘special ops’ net guv’s vehicles, 11 others for unofficial use

It may have been a ‘Thank-God-It’s -Friday (TGIF)’ for private citizens at the end of last week’s workweek.

Miag-ao Holds GST++ Seminar

The Local Government Unit of Miag-ao conducted a 3-day Gender Sensitivity Training++ (GST++) last July 1-3, 2009 at the Noble Beach Resort, Miag-ao, Iloilo.

PNP personnel in WV cautioned against enemy attack

Camp Delgado’s top police official has reminded Philippine National Police personnel throughout Western Visayas to be on alert and extra cautious while performing their routine peace-keeping task.

Iloilo City gov’t to issue discount IDs to PWDs

Persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Iloilo City will soon enjoy a 5% discount per week from their grocery purchases when City Mayor Jerry Treñas distributes discount IDs to this sector soon.


Bermejo belies realigning of calamity fund

ROXAS CITY – City Mayor Vicente Bermejo strongly denied allegations that his administration realigned the calamity fund amounting to P8.9 million to other projects.

Batuigas backs Lastimoso’s congressional bid

ROXAS CITY – A veteran and well-known print journalist based in Manila who happens to be a Capiceño has endorsed former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Roberto “Bobby” Lastimoso’s congressional bid in the 2nd district of Capiz.

Controversial skywalk in Roxas City now open for public use

ROXAS CITY – The controversial skywalk constructed in front of Filamer Christian College (FCC) is now open for public use.


Anti-GMO ordinance needs overhauling, says BM Ibañez

BACOLOD CITY -- The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Negros Occidental needs to overhaul Ordinance 007 that bans the genetically modified organism (GMO) in the province, said Provincial Board Member Dr. Melvin Ibañez.

Experiment for San Dionesio route extension on

BACOLOD CITY -- Sangguniang Panglungsod unanimously approved last week the request of San-Dionesio-Bacolod Drivers Operator's Association (SABADOA) to conduct a 45-day traffic experiment on the San Dionesio-Central Market route.


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Risks in Food

/ Philip S.Chua

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


The Lion King

The Lion King

Just like a true king of the jungle, outgoing Lion President, Iloilo City (Host) Lions Club District 301-B Jed Patrick Mabilog really knows how to take care of his pride. A year after his prosperous reign, Lion Jed officially changed guard with another equally strong Lion, Dr. Greg Sancho.

---------------------------------------- SM Foundation school buildings inaugurated

SM Foundation school buildings inaugurated

The one-storey two-classroom school buildings donated by SM Foundation, Inc. and SM Prime Holdings Inc. to Alangilan National High School and Vista Alegre-Granada Relocation Elementary School (VAGRES) were blessed and turned over recently.

---------------------------------------- Uniforms for Guimaras' pumpboat crews

Uniforms for Guimaras' pumpboat crews

The Provincial Economic Office – Tourism section turned over uniforms to the pump boat crews of Jordan and Buenavista, Guimaras last June 25. Then, the provincial government of Guimaras allocated P126,000 for their official uniform.

---------------------------------------- Miss Silka Iloilo 2009 Talent Presentation today

Miss Silka Iloilo 2009 Talent Presentation today

The candidates for Miss Silka Iloilo 2009 will showcase their varied talents today, 3 PM at Robinsons Place Iloilo. This is the second time that the candidates will be presented to the public.


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