July 29, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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PGMA assures justice for OFW maltreated in Singapore

President Arroyo yesterday assured the family of a former Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) who was maltreated in Singapore that they will have justice.

Guimbal folk build own bridge

As local and regional officials wait for the Senate to pass the P8 billion Paglaum Bill that would fund rehabilitation projects around Region VI, residents of several barangays in Guimbal town took it upon themselves and built their own bridge.

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Pres. Arroyo drops the time capsule for the construction of Camangahan Bridge in Guimbal, Iloilo

Pres. Arroyo drops the time capsule for the construction of Camangahan Bridge in Guimbal, Iloilo which was destroyed by typhoon Frank last year.

Napulan leads call for SP intervention on IRC operations

Three committees of the Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP) concluded its joint legislative probe on issues against Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) management. With the Committee on Health as lead, the Committee on Public Order and Security and Committee on Appropriations summed up its findings in four major recommendations.


SC upholds Ombudsman, COA ruling on dismissal of ex-school principal

After nearly seven years of legal battle, the Commission on Audit (COA) and the Office of the Ombudsman got its final favorable judgment on a graft case filed against a former public school principal.

SONA ‘untruthful’ — CBCP president

From a moral point of view, President Arroyo’s purported last State of the Nation Address (SONA) was untruthful.

Dengue cases in W.Visayas still rising

Dengue cases in Western Visayas continuously increased based on the latest monitoring of the Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit of the Department of Health (DOH). The latest dengue cases posted to 1,675 with 26 deaths.

Cases involving OFWs unavoidable, says PGMA

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo yesterday said problems involving the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) are unavoidable. The important thing is the government is ready to extend help to those overseas workers who are in distress.


OWWA help desk helps Capiceños

ROXAS CITY – A help desk put up by the provincial government of Capiz in collaboration with the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) has been helping a lot of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) and their relatives.

State of education tackled at Capiz summit

ROXAS CITY – The province of Capiz has already presented the local version of the state of education in the Division of Capiz.

Police faces blank wall on rebel returnee slay

ROXAS CITY – The Police is still facing a blank wall relative to the killing of rebel returnee Levy Hurtada last Monday morning.


NOPPO to tap force multipliers in anti-crime drive

BACOLOD CITY — With the police-to-population ratio not as ideal as it looks, the Philippine National Police in Negros Occidental is once again tapping the services of force multipliers in the province in the campaign against lawlessness.

Bacolod gets P20M disaster equipment from OCD

BACOLOD CITY — Bacolod City is a recipient of P20 million hi-tech equipment like water filtration facility, generator, thermal camera and snake camera from the Office of Civil Defense(OCD).

PNPA Cadet Admission Test set

BACOLOD CITY — Aspiring Negrenses who want to join the uniformed service via the Philippine National Police Academy will have another chance this year when the PNPA Cadet Admission Test will be administered all over the country on October 25.


Infuse business with proper values
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
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



Kopi Anyone!

Kopi Anyone!

Coffee lovers in the city have much to celebrate about because of the opening of the latest coffee shop in Iloilo–Kopi Roti, at Smallville. Kopi Roti revolutionized the new concept in the art of enjoying coffee blended to perfection bringing in the flavor of Malaysia.

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

----------------------------------------SOS Village turns 60

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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