August 17, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Former business partners unmask alleged F2020 inventor

A Filipino businessman currently engaged in the nationwide sale, distribution and aggressive marketing of a fuel-saver additive has been “exposed” by former Ilonggo business partners.

Arroyo's costly foreign spending could be stopped—Cartagena

Amid the hullabaloo hounding the Arroyo administration over extravagant dinner and costly foreign trips, Ilonggo lawyer Daniel Cartagena said the President could be stopped from further committing extravagant spending in her trips abroad by way of a court petition.

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Engr. Jose Al Fruto of the Project Management Office of the Iloilo Flood Control Project

Engr. Jose Al Fruto of the Project Management Office of the Iloilo Flood Control Project, briefs members of the media on the status of the project in Brgy. Anilao, Pavia, before the arrival of Pres. Gloria Arroyo on August 13.

Clean and Green final evaluation starts

The final evaluation for the 21 barangay finalists, plaza and district categories in the Clean and Green competition starts today. The judges composed of heads of civic and professional clubs will have a round in the barangays and selected public facilities including public plaza.

The group of judges will start their evaluation at the three barangays in Arevalo district. Barangays Sto. Domingo, Sta. Cruz and Dulonan are this year’s finalists.


Gonzalez still hopeful on city's redistricting

With barely nine months before the 2010 elections, the proposed bill on the reapportioning of Iloilo City into two districts is still pending before the Senate.

PhilHealth eyes own building in Iloilo

In celebration of his 1st anniversary as President and CEO of Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), Dr. Rey B. Aquino cites his three wishes for the Corporation during his visit at PhilHealth Regional Office VI last August 11-12, 2009.

Aklan Police Office leads search for best barangay tanods

KALIBO, Aklan -- The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) has welcomed the move of the Aklan Provincial Police Office (APPO) to launch a search for best barangay tanods (village security men) in the province.


‘Greening pa’ named special rep to vets office

ROXAS CITY – Retired Brig. Gen. Victor Corpus, who introduced a novel reforestation project called “Greening Panay” at the vast military reservation in Capiz about 15 years ago, has been appointed by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo as Special Presidential Representative to the Office of the Veterans Affairs.

Guv Tanco’s projects, aids to constituents bared

ROXAS CITY – In order to realize his slogan “Pag-ulikid labi sa tanan ang tawo” Capiz Governor Victor Tanco, Sr. continued pouring projects and aids to his constituents in the province of Capiz.

Kill Droga resumes symposium on illegal drugs

ROXAS CITY – True to its commitment to fight against the proliferation of illegal drugs in this city and the entire province of Capiz, the Kilos-Laya Laban sa Droga, (Kill Droga) will resume the symposium on illegal drugs on Tuesday, August 18, at Mambusao High School and St. Catherine Academy in Mambusao, Capiz.


Dad saddened by termination of 9 staff

BACOLOD CITY — Sangguniang Panglungsod Member Wilson Gamboa, Jr., chair of the committee on transportation and committee on labor, confirmed recently that his two plantilla casuals andfire seven job order casuals were terminated by Mayor Evelio Leonardia

Cocoon-cooking machine turned over to OISCA

Gov. Isidro P. Zayco expressed his gratitude to Minister Jiro Okuyama of the Embassy of Japan for the cocoon-cooking machine worth P1.5 million that is intended for the use of the Organization for Industrial, Spiritual and Cultural Advancement (OISCA) Training Center in Bargy. Tabunan, Bago City.

Bacolod Fil-Korea Day

Is the Korean Independence Day, and because of that Bacolod City will tender a program at the new government center by way of celebrating Philippine-Korean Friendship. This coincides with the Korean Independence Day on the same day.


Playing God
As seen on TV
No caffeine fix for a groggy industry
Bridging the gap
Globalization and Philippine nationalism: Questions and options
Lawyering for the people
Calcium is essential to life
Anything under the sun
Good Saint Anne


We deserve our children

/ Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Why blame Gloria?

/ Nelson C. Robles

Bull's Eye:
Road destroyers



/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Tribute to a housewife

/ Ma. Zenaida B. French


A walk in the sky

A walk in the sky

Never a mall person, I got an invitation from SM Shoemart to attend their one-day familiarization tour of their new sky garden in SM North EDSA in Manila.

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A wealth of adventure

Passi City is slowly building a reputation for active holidays that offer real cultural insight, great itineraries and unforgettable travel. It offers a number of leisurely adventures designed for many when visiting the area.

---------------------------------------- Promoting awareness on the rights of PWDs

Promoting awareness on the rights of PWDs

Chris Montano of the Commission on Human Rights, said that we should not be contented with the presence of laws and legislatures that protect the rights of persons with disabilities (PWDs).

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Campus Fashionista’s 1st Monthly Finals

The first monthly finals of Campus Fashionista Noble Search, Model Search 2009 was held at the Fountain Area of Robinsons Place Iloilo last July 24, 2009. There were 16 contestants, eight males and also eight females.


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