July 27, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Cops brace for anti-SONA protests

Police visibility is at its highest today in and around Iloilo City while maximum police tolerance will once again be the unspoken rule. This, as Ilonggos join the entire country to witness the most awaited State Of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

RIAS yields to Ombudsman probe on Rapiz case

The Regional Internal Affairs Service (RIAS) Regional Office 6 resolved the pending complaint on suspended cop, Police Chief Inspector Leroy Rapiz.

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This bridge in Brgy. Alijis, Bacolod City is prone to accident especially during rainy days because of its slippery metal flooring.

This bridge in Brgy. Alijis, Bacolod City is prone to accident especially during rainy days because of its slippery metal flooring.

City gets $200T disaster management grant from WB

World Bank (WB) has granted Iloilo City a technical assistance for disaster and risk reduction (DRR) and management program amounting to $200,000. The program will provide the city’s disaster management implementors better views on its readiness program and as well as post-disaster plans.


Charges up vs. father-son drug suspects in 307 grams shabu haul

Drug charges have been filed against two arrested suspects of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) here following last week’s successful bust in Veterans Village, Iloilo City proper.

P124M secondary access road for new Iloilo airport to start within the year

The construction of the P124-million secondary access road that will directly link the Municipality of Cabatuan to the new Iloilo airport will start within the year.

Iloilo Flood Control Project implementation upbeat

Despite climatic and other constraints, the implementation of the Iloilo Flood Control project remains upbeat, with overall physical accomplishment of Stage I project, of 84.56 percent and 5.23 percent ahead of the schedule.

Iloilo businessman ordered arrested

A noted local businessman was ordered arrested last week by an Iloilo court after he was charged with four counts of grave oral defamation by the Iloilo City Prosecutors Office.

Ombudsman-CPUs MOA signing July 31 in Bacolod City

A historic event unfolds on July 31 in Bacolod City, when five Corruption Prevention Units (CPUs) in Negros Occidental will sign the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Ombudsman-Visayas headed by Deputy Ombudsman Pelagio S. Apostol.


PRO6 at pace with PNP Integrated Transformation Program

The Philippine National Police gears up for integrated transformation to resolve organizational dysfunctions.

City has only 100 dengue cases, 15 deaths

City Mayor Jerry Treñas maintains Iloilo City has only 100 dengue cases and 15 confirmed deaths contrary to the report of the Department of Health (DoH) regional office which registered 447 cases and 16 confirmed deaths or 463 cases.

PRO6 holds 1st Journalism Summit for student editors, writers

Thirteen secondary schools participated Thursday in the first Journalism Summit for editors and writers at Police Regional Office 6 (PRO6).

Court denies TRO extension for Panay Railways squatters

ROXAS CITY – Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 15 has denied the petition filed by the defunct Panay Railways, Inc (PRI) squatters asking for 20 days Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) to stop the provincial sheriff from implementing their ejection.

Flores: ‘Mauling of brgy exec due to drunkenness’

ROXAS CITY – Cuartero Mayor Roger Flores said the mauling of Agnaga Brgy. Captain Joemer Sumagpao was due to drunkenness and misunderstanding among youth in their place and not because of medical mission conducted by Provincial Health Office (PHO) under Capiz Gov. Victor Tanco, Sr.

Capiz province is neglected and underdeveloped, says Villar

SAPIAN, Capiz – Former Senate President Manuel “Manny” Villar, one of the presidential aspirants for 2010, said that Capiz province is neglected and is behind development.


Talisay dads oppose establishment of Northbound Terminal

BACOLOD CITY — The Sangguniang Panglungsod of Talisay City recently wrote a letter addressed to Bacolod City Vice Mayor Jude Thaddeus Sayson relative to the proposal of setting up a new Northbound Terminal.

NPA hitman nabbed in checkpoint

BACOLOD CITY — Police personnel in Northern Negros arrested an alleged NPA hitman Friday morning in a checkpoint operation at Sitio Carado, Barangay Paraiso in Sagay City.

ABS-CBN Bacolod celebrates 21st year

ABS-CBN TV 4 Bacolod celebrates its 21st year in broadcast. Selebrasyon sa Istasyon Year 21 kicks off with the re-launch of The Morning Show on Monday, July 27 introducing Jay Jalandoni and HoneyGrace Catalan as hosts of the longest-running breakfast show in Negros Island.


As seen on TV
Internet privacy for dummies
Bridging the gap
Molo, Iloilo: Its prominent place in history
Beyond ‘trabaho lang’
Coffee reduces diabetes risk
Thrill of the mystery
Res Gestae
Open the 'playing field'


Anything under the Sun:
Assassination of the century (3)

/ Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

Bull's Eye:
Lex’s major decision


Love Conquers All

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

2-day transport strike that went pfft

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Thinking positive

/ Kathy M. Villalon


Mandy Salcedo’s Golden Moment

Mandy Salcedo’s Golden Moment

Last July 11 at Robinsons Place Iloilo Fountain Area, fashion designer Mandy Salcedo unveiled his Prêt a Porter Holiday Collection for 2009 with a big fashion statement which has delighted le mode de la mode of the city.

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Queen Mikee: Mikee Marie Armada Chin is this year’s Molo Fiesta Queen

Every locality is proud to present its queen. The more beautiful and intelligent their queen is, the more proud they are. After all, she is a reflection of the locality’s beauty, culture and heritage.

----------------------------------------The Search for the Ilonggo Breakfast

The Search for the Ilonggo Breakfast

The call for the search for the authentic Ilonggo breakfast has been answered and we are now pleased to announce the finalists to this competition, which wsill take place on July 25, 1 PM at Robinsons Place Iloilo.

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Patrick Lloyd and Jessel’s wedding

It was a beautiful day when friends and relatives gathered for the wedding of Atty. Patrick Lloyd Gellada and Jessel Cometa as they tied their selves together to be one in Church and proceeded to have a memorable evening in their dinner reception moments at Hotel del Rio.


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