July 10, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Eco group warns City Hall of suit over dumpsite

Environmental group, Global Legal Action on Climate Change (GLACC) is warning City Hall it could be sued for maintaining an open dumpsite.

But Mayor Jerry Treñas is unfazed, saying that the City will not close the dumpsite in Brgy. Calajunan, Mandurriao district.

Lapating: 'I'm not beholden to any politician'

“My performance will bear me out.” Thus said, Provincial Schools Division Superintendent Raymundo Lapating in response to the pronouncement of his godfather Governor Niel Tupas Sr. that he has a “poor performance.” The Sangguniang Panlalawigan recently commended Lapating for the “outstanding performance in vastly improving the delivery of basic education in the province of Iloilo.”

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Iloilo City's continued operation of an open dumpsite in Brgy. Calajunan, Mandurriao district

Iloilo City's continued operation of an open dumpsite in Brgy. Calajunan, Mandurriao district caught the attention of environmental group Global Legal Action on Climate Change (GLACC), which has threatened to sue the city government if it does not “correct the situation” in 30 days.

Ombudsman backs up team on anti-Red plate drive

'He who violates the law should apologize,' Apostol says Ombudsman-led efforts against mis-use of government vehicles mark its “100 days” with more than just the 163 pending cases to report.

Lady councilor urges inquiry on 'live sex' scandal

BACOLOD CITY -- Sangguniang Panglungsod Member Celia Matea R. Flor, chair of the Committee on Women and Gender, urged her colleagues in the City Council to conduct an inquiry relative to the alleged "Live Sex Scandal" that scratched and deeply eroded the already sullied integrity of the council as a whole.


Cartagena cites legal, economic reasons in opposing redistricting bill

Politics was not in the mind of Atty. Dan Cartagena when he opposed the plan to divide Iloilo City into two districts.

More jobs open for Iloilo nurses

Expect employment growth in the provinces of Iloilo and Guimaras this year as more unemployed nurses will be hired under the Nurses Assigned in Rural Service (NARS) program of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

JICA donates computer cum printers to MIGEDC LGUs

The Metro Iloilo-Guimaras Economic Development Council (MIGEDC) was a recipient of a donation of 7 sets of computer with printers from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in a ceremony which culminated in a Mid-Term presentation


SP OK's P210M capitol loan to finance business center

ROXAS CITY – Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) yesterday approved a resolution authorizing Capiz Gov. Victor Tanco, Sr. to enter into a loan agreement in the amount of P210 million from a banking institution to finance the proposed business center located at Brgy. Tiza this city.

VMLP, city gov’t at odds over Cebu City financial aid

ROXAS CITY – Vice Mayor’s League of the Philippines (VMLP) - Capiz Chapter and the city government are now at odds over the P200,000 financial aid donated by the Cebu City government intended for Typhoon Frank victims here.

BIR locks in on tax evaders

ROXAS CITY – The government is determined to run after tax evaders, the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in Capiz said.


New Bacolod-Silay Airport collects P40 pesos parking fee

BACOLOD CITY -- The New Bacolod-Silay Airport is now charging a parking fee P40 among vehicles that park on the airport compound.

Bacolod Muslim leader condemns Mindanao bombings

BACOLOD CITY -- Imam Omar Betita, head of the DAR AL-DHIKR Islamic Call and Guidance Center in Bacolod City, condemned the series of bombings in Mindanao that have left scores dead and injured since Sunday.

Emergency employment for Negros Occidental

A total of 133 workers will be hired for the implementation of the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) under the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office VI.


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Dozing Off Clue for Stroke?

/ Philip S.Chua

Anything under the Sun:
Mother Rosario (1)

/ Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

No greater love

/ Kathy M. Villalon


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

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/ Gail Ilagan


Miss Silka swimsuit competition today

Miss Silka swimsuit competition today

Miss Silka Iloilo 2009 will hold a swimsuit competition today, 7 PM at El Dorado Waterpark, Smallville. This is the third time that the 18 candidates for the competition will be presented before the public.

---------------------------------------- Partnering for population management

Partnering for population management

In 1903, the country's population was only 7.6 million. In 2007, our population jumped to 88.57 million, showing that we grew 10-fold in less than a century. The significant growth of the Philippine population is felt in the worsening environment conditions.

---------------------------------------- The Coyuito Concert

The Coyuito Concert

Prudential Guarantee Assurance SVP Bacolod big man Ramon Kilayko invited his friends, business associates and music lovers to a night for the Coyuito Concert at the Planta Hotel recently.

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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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