August 7, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Group wants to demolish LTFRB-6 official, says driver

A driver of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board-6 (LTFRB-6) has come out to defend Atty. Rommel Duron, chief of the LTFRB-6’s Technical and Evaluation Division, from allegations that the latter is mulcting money from applicants of taxi franchise. Henry A. Mamon, in an affidavit, a copy of which was obtained by The News Today (TNT),

PGMA to launch projects, distribute checks in Aklan

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will inaugurate today, August 7, the newly-completed P40-million River Revetment Wall Resting on Cut-Off Wall project and distribute conditional cash grants and livelihood assistance to indigent residents in Libacao, Aklan.

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Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board – 6 is currently besieged with a scandal involving its top officials.

Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board – 6 is currently besieged with a scandal involving its top officials.

RMN Roxas to commemorate 1st death anniversary of anchorman

ROXAS CITY – Today marks the first death anniversary of slain Radio Mindanao Network (RMN) dyVR anchorman Martin Roxas.


City awards IDs, discount booklets to disabled

Mayor Jerry P. Treñas yesterday awarded identification cards and discount booklets to an initial batch of 15 disabled persons here registered with the Office of Person with Disability Affairs (OPDA).

Garin leads SP plea for guv’s add’l police funding

Never too early for Christmas. As such, never too early to work on granting a wishlist. This, the Capitol’s Committee on Public Order and Security now officially decided after coming up with a Resolution addressed to Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas Sr.

PDEA attributes high drug incidence report to intensive monitoring, apprehensions;

On its 5th year of operations, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) attributes the reports on high prevalence of shabu use and production in the Philippines to their intensified efforts in monitoring and apprehensions.;


P17M irrigation projects in Panay inaugurated

ROXAS CITY – The Department of Agriculture (DA) regional office turned over irrigation projects amounting to some P17 million in Panay town under the leadership of Mayor Dante Bermejo yesterday morning at Barangay Cogon, Panay, Capiz.

DPWH hopes to concrete all Aklan roads before PGMA term ends in 2010

KALIBO, Aklan — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) hoped that all the national roads in the province will be concreted before President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo ends her term in 2010.


BTAC confirms shortage of traffic enforcers

BACOLOD CITY — Vice Mayor Jude Thaddeus Sayson recently announced that Mayor Evelio Leonardia will release next week the amount of P1.5 million as augmentation fund for the Traffic Enforcement Team deployed in different areas in the City of Bacolod.

NOPPO personnel happy with salary hike

BACOLOD CITY — Effective July of this year, personnel of the Philippine National Police all over the country received decent salary increases as part of the PNP’s Integrated Transformation Program in order to boost the morale of policemen.

Felix graces ‘Rescue First Responder Training’

Negros Occidental police chief Senior Superintendent Manuel Felix spoke before the participants of the Rescue First Responder Training last Tuesday morning at the Amity Public Safety Academy in Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod City.


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COPD from smoking
Bridging the gap
Globalization and Philippine nationalism: Questions and options
As seen on TV
The Business of Education
No birds and beetles and trees?
Anything under the sun
Good Saint Anne


Mediamen will forever be grateful to Cory

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Brief encounter with Cory

/ Nelson C. Robles

Thyself before others

/ Kathy M. Villalon

Toss Coin

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


New chef’s recommendations at Carlo’s

New chef’s recommendations at Carlo’s

Carlo’s Bakery Cafe comes up with New Chef Recommendations. These are must-tries that would surely become your favorites, enough to visit Carlos’ Bakery Cafe again and again. For starters, try Gambas Al Ajillos or Garlic Button Mushrooms.

----------------------------------------A New Nurse, A Birthday Bash

A New Nurse, A Birthday Bash

When retired DBP Bacolod guy Ben Lopez Jr. invited Your Twilighter to a simple dinner of a bounty of chicken inasal, bam-i, spare ribs and more, I did accept the invite text and congratulated Ben on his nth birthday. He was joined by his industrious wife Suzette.

----------------------------------------Barotac Viejo ranks first in collecting blood

Barotac Viejo ranks first in collecting blood

The municipality of Barotac Viejo earned three highest awards during the 11th Donors’ Recognition Ceremony held by the Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC) Training Center in Iloilo City last July 24, 2009 at the PNRC Training Center in Iloilo City.

---------------------------------------- The Ilonggo Breakfast

The Ilonggo Breakfast

The food that we can truly call as the Ilonggo breakfast is Arroz Carajuevo, created by Darryl Jake Enarle, the winner in the Open Category for Pamahaw, The Culinary Search for Ilonggo Breakfast held last July 25, 2009 at Robinsons Place Iloilo.


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