July 9, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Pavia typhoon victims bring plight to Banias, Ombudsman

Victims of last year’s Typhoon Frank came out yesterday to seek answers on when, where and what happened to the promised government assistance.

Farmers group urge SP: Don't back down

BACOLOD CITY -- Multi-sectoral groups in the province led by MASIPAG, a network of farmers, scientists and non-government organizations that practice sustainable agriculture, staged a rally at the Provincial Capitol grounds yesterday

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Pavia Municipal Social Welfare Officer Luz Sanchez explains to the complainants from Brgy. Anilao why the financial assistance intended for them is still unreleased.

Pavia Municipal Social Welfare Officer Luz Sanchez explains to the complainants from Brgy. Anilao why the financial assistance intended for them is still unreleased. Facing the complainants are, from left, Presidential Assistant Raul Banias, Julian Ledesma of the Department of Social Welfare and Development, Sanchez, and Pavia Mayor Arcadio Gorriceta.

Treñas nixes upcoming 2-day transport strike

City Mayor Jerry Treñas yesterday assured that business transactions and government offices would be normal despite the transport strike to be staged by the Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (Piston) this coming July 13 and 14.


Treñas calls for concerted effort in fight vs. dengue

To prevent Dengue outbreak, Mayor Jerry Treñas yesterday asked for the cooperation of different sectors including the Church and schools here. The number of dengue deaths already reached to 13, while West Visayas State University suspended classes starting yesterday following the increase in number of students experiencing symptoms of Dengue fever.

MSMED pushes people empowerment, jobs generation

“Negosyo... Kaya Mo!” is the theme of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development (MSMED) week. The week-long activity set July 6-12, 2009 promotes the importance of small businesses in nation-building through people empowerment and jobs generation.

RTWPB holds training for hotel and restaurants

A two-day service quality training for the hotel and restaurant industry in Iloilo facilitated by the Regional Tripartite, Wage and Productivity Board (RTWPB) started yesterday.


A(H1N1) scare reaches FCC

ROXAS CITY – The A(H1N1) scare has reached the Filamer Christian College (FCC) after about 20 of its students showed flu symptoms recently.

LWUA completes 9 WV water projects

ROXAS CITY – Nine water projects in Western Visayas were already completed by the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA).

Witness misidentifies suspect in Cruz murder

ROXAS CITY – Respondents in the Art Cruz murder case scored during the preliminary investigation (PI) on Tuesday afternoon after the lone witness Jurlyn Dumangon mistakenly pointed to the wife of the late Bombo Radyo Station Manager Boy Hinolan, Mrs. Aprodite Vidal Hinolan, as Engr. Ethel Morales, one of the respondents of the case.


CHO confirms suspension of classes in several private schools

BACOLOD CITY -- The City Health Office (CHO) issued yesterday a consolidated report relative to the suspension of classes imposed by various schools since last week.

Kabankalan inaugurates new bridge

The inauguration of the 40 linear meter modular steel bridge in Sitio Sta. Isabel, Brgy. Camansi and groundbreaking and lowering of the time capsule ceremony in Brgy. Tampalon-Sta. Isabel highway was held on July 7 with Gov. Isidro Zayco as guest.

‘Sakada’ son wins TOSP award

BACOLOD CITY -- Carlos Gerogalin Jr. is another inspiration to less fortunate students as he was awarded as one of the 2009 Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines (TOSP) topping 33 other participants in the country.


Simplicity and spiritual childhood
Res Gestae
Conventional discrimination
As seen on TV
Telling a sick story
In loving memory
Bridging the gap
The patadyong legacy at UP Visayas
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Blessings on JUNE


Anything under the Sun:
Mother Rosario (1)

/ Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

No greater love

/ Kathy M. Villalon


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Vanguard of the future AFP

/ Gail Ilagan

Risks in Food

/ Philip S.Chua


PEII'S Cooking Demo at SM City

PEII'S Cooking Demo at SM City

The Professional Electronics Institute, Inc. was the guest culinary school that held a cooking demonstration at SM City Iloilo recently.

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Brothers in Art

Bogie Alvarado and Nuklar Alvarado's exhibit “Brothers in Art” opened last June 26 and will end on July 15 at the PHINMA Gallery, Negros Museum, Bacolod City. These two young men are the sons of one of the famous Negrense artist

---------------------------------------- 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.


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