July 13, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Transport groups divided over 2-day strike

Iloilo City Alliance of Drivers Association (Icada) President Nick Dalisay urged the convenors of the Hugpong Transport to respect their decision from not joining the strike. The decision was reached by majority of the member-driver organizations under the Icada during their July 8, 2009 meeting.

Dalisay issued the statement following the allegations made by Edgar Salarda, convenor of Hugpong Transport and chair of Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (Piston) – Panay.

COA to Capitol: ‘Refund illegal disbursements’

High income, higher spending ‘highlight’ Capitol operations

The Commission on Audit (COA) is calling on Governor Niel Tupas Sr. to effect the full refund of over P90 million in illegally disbursed funds of the Iloilo Provincial Government.

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The two-day transport strike in Iloilo kicks off today but because of divisiveness among the transport groups it is expected that the strike will not totally cripple public transportation.

The two-day transport strike in Iloilo kicks off today but because of divisiveness among the transport groups it is expected that the strike will not totally cripple public transportation.

Cartagena invites public to attend Mass for Cory's recovery

A healing mass for former president Corazon Aquino will be sponsored by lawyer Dan Cartagena at the Mandurriao Parish church this coming Friday, July 17, 5:30 p.m.

Nabitasan Elem. School tops NAT

Nabitasan Elementary School (NES) in La Paz, Iloilo City again ranked number 1 in the National Achievement Test for school year 2008-2009.


3-term Tupas admin fails to account Capitol assets

The administration of Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas Sr. started in 2001 with an order to account the assets of the Iloilo Provincial Government.  Eight years later and on his last term, the same situation with the Commission on Audit (COA) haunted anew by the same recurring problem.

COA bares Capitol delay in reporting ‘blacklisted’supplier

A Capitol purchase of a medical equipment validated to have been irregular and fraudulent presented yet more problems for government auditors.

DOH 6 opens public assistance unit

All frontline services of the Department of Health (DOH 6) in Western Visayas will now be accessible to the public following the inauguration of their public assistance unit, recently.


Bolante to Sen. Roxas: Peace be with you

SAPIAN, Capiz—Former Department of Agriculture (DA) Undersecretary Jocelyn “Jocjoc” Bolante said that he is looking for political allies and not foes as he offered reconciliation, friendly and healthy politics to Sen. Mar Roxas in next year's election.

Veteran Capiz mediaman laid to rest

ROXAS CITY – A veteran journalist, who died last July 16 of lingering illness, was buried last Saturday afternoon at Divine Mercy Memorial Park here.

City gov’t eyes flying squad to crack down colorum trikes

ROXAS CITY – City Mayor Vicente Bermejo said that the city government will form a flying squad to crack down on colorum tricycles that are still illegally plying their routes in the city.


Bing has three birthday wishes for Bacolod City

BACOLOD CITY -- Mayor Evelio Leonardia announced last Friday his "three major birthday wishes" for Bacolod City for the remaining months of his public service as political season is drawing near.

Monico-Novero formalize partnership for 2010 polls

BACOLOD CITY -- Two political forces who vied for the congressional post last 2007 election have formally merged into one last Saturday.

360 rebel returnees get financial aid from gov't

BACOLOD CITY -- As a come on for them to return to the folds of the government, 360 or more rebel returnees identified with the CPP-NPA and RPA-ABB received their financial assistance from the government Friday as declared by Usec. Pedro Cesar Ramboanga, Jr., of the Office the Presidential Adviser on Peace Process.


Another Obama trick
As seen on TV
Sick Presidents
Alive in his music
Res Gestae
Open the 'playing field'
Bridging the gap
The Pulahanes of Central Panay
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Blessings on JUNE


Anything under the Sun:
Mother Rosario (2)

/ Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

Dozing Off Clue for Stroke?

/ Philip S.Chua

No greater love

/ Kathy M. Villalon


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Vanguard of the future AFP

/ Gail Ilagan


Youth and Hope

Youth and Hope: PIYAP gives the youth a better tomorrow

The out-of-school youth (OSY) is not entirely a liability to society. There are groups of out-of-school youth who make use of their time wisely. They help their families at home or get into sports during their free time.

---------------------------------------- Iloilo Prima Galaw turns one

Iloilo Prima Galaw turns one

ccording to Pablo Picasso, "Everything you can imagine is real." Multitude of talents is God-given and those who are born with it have the responsibility to make use and share it to the society for them to bring glory to God Almighty.

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


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