July 14, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Tupas wants Iloilo declared under 'imminent health hazard'

Planned purchase of some P1.3 million in protective medical gears has now prompted Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas Sr. to seek the declaration of Iloilo as under “presence of an imminent public health hazard.”

Treñas debunks Salarda's claim on decision of city loop drivers

City Mayor Jerry Treñas yesterday denied the accusations of Hugpong Transport convenor Edgar Salarda about his alleged intervention which resulted to the non-participation of the city loop drivers in the two-day transport strike.

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The transport strike called by Hugpong Transport and Piston-Panay may not have crippled public transportation in Iloilo City,

The transport strike called by Hugpong Transport and Piston-Panay may not have crippled public transportation in Iloilo City, but it obviously affected out-of-town commuters as many provincial PUJs joined the strike. Above photo shows an apparently barren Ungka Terminal in Jaro District.

COA bares unholy alliance, irregular deals of Capitol suppliers

Where can one find a company licensed to sell animal feeds yet able to supply the government a digital camera, various office supplies, an airconditioner and water tank?

Where can one find partial delivery of agricultural supplies despite full payment made?


Muslim community assures cooperation to city's peace efforts

The Office of the Muslim Affairs here assured their cooperation in whatever peace and order campaign plan of the city government and the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) following bombing incidents in Mindanao allegedly perpetrated by Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the Jemaah Islamiya.

21 Iloilo barangays compete in 'Clean and Green' tilt

A total of 21 city barangays representing seven city districts here will compete in the citywide Clean and Green contest spearheaded by city mayor Jerry P. Treñas and the Solid Waste Management Board.

Catholic churches under close police watch

City Mayor Jerry Treñas said all Catholic churches under the Archdiocese of Jaro are placed under the close watch of police following the spate of bombings in Mindanao. Though, there is no specific threat, the police should not be complacent of the situation, the Mayor said.

DOLE, CPU ink MOA for DOLE Diamond Lecture Series

In its effort to bring its services closer to the students, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 6 will hold the 3rdleg of the Balik Tanaw, Bagong Pananaw Diamond Public Lecture Series on July 17 at Central Philippine University (CPU).


Dev’t projects get P57M

ROXAS CITY – The city government of Roxas has earmarked P57 million for various development projects this year. The amount represents the city’s 20% development fund from its Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Fund.

Capiz dads declare engineer ‘persona non grata’

ROXAS CITY – The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) in its regular session last week approved a resolution declaring 2nd District Engr. Nilo Gavia as “persona non grata” for his continued defiance of the SP's invitation for him to attend the session.

Transport strike paralyzes Capiz

ROXAS CITY – Thousands of commuters coming in and out of this city became stranded yesterday after transport organizations joined the nationwide strike.


Bacolod CHO records 3 Dengue deaths

BACOLOD CITY -- The Bacolod City Health Office reported another casualty of dengue, bringing it to three since January this year.

Ambush in Toboso leaves 3 dead, 3 wounded

BACOLOD CITY -- At least 30 heavily armed men believed to be members of the New People's Army ambushed a cargo truck belonging to a far-flung barangay in Barangay Poblacion in Toboso town Sunday morning resulting to the death of three passengers including the driver and the wounding of three others.

Complainant in plunder case vs. Leonardia withdraws

BACOLOD CITY – A principal complainant in the plunder case against Mayor Evelio Leonardia recently executed an affidavit of desistance withdrawing his complaint against the mayor with the Office of the Ombudsman.


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/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

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/ Gail Ilagan


Fine Wine Appreciation

Fine Wine Appreciation

Blue Jay Coffee & Deli recently unveiled their latest branch at the Amigo Shopping Mall of the popular Amigo Terrace Hotel in downtown Iloilo where one can buy imported wines,  biscuits,  meats, and food condiments.

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Skywalk Inauguration

Roxas City --- The newly-constructed skywalk along Roxas Avenue in front of Filamer Christian College was formally inaugurated with the presence of Congressman Antonio “Tony” del Rosario, representative of 1st District of Capiz, heading the occasion.

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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.

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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.


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