July 28, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Anti-Arroyo forces stage ‘People’s March’ in Panay

Militant activists and other groups opposing moves to amend the Constitution staged a two day Panay-wide march to coincide with President Arroyo’s State of Nation Address yesterday.

57 families in creeks off to relocation site

Out of the more than 400 informal settlers affected by the dredging work, only 57 houses or households have been relocated to the San Isidro, Jaro relocation site.

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A young girl looks at “fellow” rallyists at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol grounds during Pres. Arroyo’s State of the Nation Address.

A young girl looks at “fellow” rallyists at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol grounds during Pres. Arroyo’s State of the Nation Address. Ilonggo protesters used the occasion to once again present perennial rally-issues on oil price hike, coal-fired power plant objections and oust PGMA.

PGMA in town to check on multi-million Iloilo road works

Fresh from yesterday’s State Of the Nation Address (SONA), President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is coming in today to check on multi-million Iloilo road works.


TESDA completes 1st phase of work sked, over 800,000 scholarships distributed nationwide

The Philippines is richer in government scholars numbering to a total of 809,800. This, as said exact number of scholarship grants were distributed nationwide by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA).

PGMA works in WV unmatched, says Banias

Put together the efforts of all past presidents of the country, Western Visayas is reaping the most in terms of presidential assistance and projects under the administration of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (PGMA).

’Search and destroy’ is effective in campaign against dengue

Department of Health (DOH)-6 Regional Epidemiologist Dr. Glen Alonsabe said the search and destroy strategy is more effective in the preventing the occurrence of dengue cases and deaths.


Rebel returnee shot dead as son, daughter survive ambush

ROXAS CITY – A rebel returnee was shot dead while his son was wounded and a daughter unhurt when two unidentified gunmen staged an ambushed while the trio was on the way to school around 6:30 a.m. yesterday.

Dumaraonons say ‘Thank You’ for RO-RO highway

ROXAS CITY – People in Dumarao, Capiz expressed gratitude for the rehabilitation of their national highway that ease their travel.

Pilar police chief survives slay try of ‘Tadtad gang’ member

The police chief of Pilar, Capiz was shot and wounded by an alleged member of ‘Tadtad gang’ in an early morning shoot-out Sunday.


PGMA underscores importance of education

President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in a statement she delivered at the Malacañang’s Aguinaldo State Dining Room underscored the importance of education as an opportunity to improve every Filipino’s life.

Bacolod’s progress impresses Fil-Chi business group

Members and officials of the Filipino-Chinese business group were all one in giving a “thumbs-up” on the rate of progress and development in Bacolod City.


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Res Gestae
Open the 'playing field'


Surgeons in jeans

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Are we NATs?

/ Engr. Herman Lagon

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

/ Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

Bull's Eye:
Lex’s major decision



A writing summit for students

A writing summit for students

Some 149 students and teachers attended a two-day workshop on campus journalism, dubbed as the Young Student Writers Summit last June 27 and 28 at the conference room of the Iloilo Provincial Capitol

----------------------------------------Sapian Fiesta Queen 2009

Sapian Fiesta Queen 2009

SAPIAN, Capiz – Senator Manuel “Manny” Villar, one of the presidential aspirants in 2010 elections, was the guest of honor during the opening salvo and coronation rites of the town fiesta last July 24.

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SOS Village turns 60

The SOS Children’s Village celebrated its 60th anniversary recently with the theme, “Putting the child first. Working together as one.” To highlight the celebration, the children gathered for a hand painting impression, an adaptation from SOS Village Austria.

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Feed the children through Busog Himsog

The Rotaract Club of Bacolod North District 3850 held their Busog Himsog 2 project, their feeding program, last July 12, 2009 in Purok 8, Barangay Mandalagan, Bacolod City their adopted community for this year.


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