July 8, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Tupas opposes SP commendation of Lapating

Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas is opposing the commendation of Department of Education (DepEd) Division of Iloilo School Superintendent Raymundo Lapating.

WVSU suspends classes due to Dengue scare

West Visayas State University (WVSU) in La Paz district is suspending its classes in the elementary level starting today until July 10, Friday, to give way to a massive fumigation of the campus following the reported increase in the number of pupils affected by Dengue fever.

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Fiesta atmosphere has invaded Molo district in Iloilo City as everybody prepares for the religious fiesta in honor of Saint Anne on July 26.

Fiesta atmosphere has invaded Molo district in Iloilo City as everybody prepares for the religious fiesta in honor of Saint Anne on July 26. For the first time, however, Molo plaza was spared from being used as vending area for different kinds of stuff, instead vendors were made to occupy both sides of the MH Del Pilar street.

Group condemns arrest of marginal fishers

BACOLOD CITY -- The group called Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas-Negros (PAMALAKAYA-Negros) condemned the “illegal arrest” of marginal fishers in Cadiz City Saturday morning. They described it as an abuse of power on the part of the arresting team.


Iloilo to inaugurate FITS Center

Governor Niel D. Tupas Sr. together with Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Executive Director Larry P. Nacionales and Executive Director of PCARRD and Prof. Joseph Edward O. Idemne, Consortium Director of WESVARRDEC.

Ilonggo balladeer donates handheld radios to traffic aides

Ilonggo balladeer Jose Mari Chan turned over 20 units of brand new handheld radios to the city government Tuesday that will be used by the Traffic Management and Engineering Unit (TMEU) of the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO).

Suplico turns VG post anew to Garin

First District Board Member Richard Garin started to have a feel for the nth time what it takes to be Iloilo’s Vice Governor.

Tungro infestation can’t affect Iloilo’s production target

Even as the tungro infestation continues to spread, Iloilo Provincial Agriculture Officer (PAO) Dr. Ildefonso Toledo said that he is optimistic that this cannot greatly affect the targeted rice production this year.


Nutrition month calls for lifestyle diseases prevention

ROXAS CITY – This year’s Nutrition Month celebration calls for a heightened awareness campaign on the role and importance of proper nutrition in the prevention and control of lifestyle diseases among the general public.

Showdown among Roxas' political allies seen in 2010 polls

ROXAS CITY – An intense political showdown among the allies of Sen. Mar Roxas is expected to happen in 2010 once differences within the Liberal Party could not be settled soon.

Dumarao town tops bamboo grooves survey

ROXAS CITY – About 320 individual owners of bamboo plantation in Dumarao, Capiz have been registered by the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) in its survey on bamboo production within privately-owned land in the province.


Be more security conscious, says mayor

BACOLOD CITY -- Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia appealed to everyone to be more security conscious amidst the spate of bombings in the southern Philippines.

Leonardia seeks amendment of PS limitation

BACOLOD CITY – Regular city government employees cannot avail of the mandated salary increase embodied in Executive Order No. 811 which is supposed to take effect July 1, 2009.

'Review on Anti-GMO Bill will lead to Amendment'

Provincial Board Member Gary Acuña said the review of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan Ordinance 007 or the Anti-GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) will lead to amendment of the Ordinance.


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Cezar Arro's Portraits

Cezar Arro's Portraits: Intricate art that touches on individualities

Portraiture may seem to be a common approach to art, but one Ilonggo artist gives new meaning and new concept to such.

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52nd Induction of Officers of Antique Medical Society

Congratulations to the newly elected officers of the Antique Medical Society! No less than the president of the Philippine Medical Association Dr. Rey Melchor Santos was present to induct the officers.

---------------------------------------- Savor the Flavor at the SM Culinary Festival

Savor the Flavor at the SM Culinary Festival

Chop, mix, stir and dice... a Festival of Flavors await shoppers and mall goers as SM City Iloilo and PPTI-Saladmaster launches the 1st SM Culinary Festival on July 20-26, 2009. Witness chefs from Iloilo’s top culinary schools vie for the distinction of being the first SM Master Chef in a one of a kind cooking competition.

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Dance for independence

Dance is a vital part of everyday living. Even in ancient times, worship and celebrations were manifested through dancing. Birth, coming-of-age, courtship, marriage, conflicts and even death, had dance as a component.


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