August 20, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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CHO: There must be no let up in anti-Dengue drive

The City Health Office (CHO) encouraged the people to exercise preventive measures and seek immediate intervention as cases of dengue fever continue to increase.

Lakas-kampi-CMD remains intact without FVR—Defensor

House Majority Floor Leader 3rd District Representative Arthur Defensor believes the Lakas-Kabalikat ng Malayang Pilipino-Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas-Kampi-CMD) will remain intact even with former President Fidel V. Ramos’s.

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Taxi drivers along with several taxi operators staged a protest rally

Taxi drivers along with several taxi operators staged a protest rally in front of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) regional office in Jaro, Iloilo City yesterday. They called for the resignation of Atty. Rommel Duron, LTFRB’s hearing officer, amid allegations of corruption. (inset) Inside the LTFRB building, Atty. Duron answers questions from the media while LTFRB regional director Porfirio Clavel appears unperturbed as he goes on with his usual office work.

DA-6 promotes hybrid rice production

The Department of Agriculture Regional Field Unit 6 (DA-RFU 6) joined “Pioneer PHB71 Hybrid Rice Festival” in San Miguel, Iloilo on August 18, 2009. More than 100 local farmers from the said town participated in the event.


Iloilo SP backs conservation efforts for Central Panay mountain ranges

Members of the 9th Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP) have officially backed conservation and preservation efforts for the Central Panay mountain ranges.

DTI gears up for regional OTOP congress

Preparations are now underway for the first ever Regional One Town, One Product (OTOP) Congress here next month, spearheaded by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

Tigbauan mayor seeks P5.1M in added budget for new car, more office ‘techies’

Over P5 million in additional budget has now been sought by an Iloilo town mayor with a new car and P800,000 in new office equipment and audio-video supplies in top three ‘shopping list.’


Nuestra Señora de Peñafrancia of Bicol arrives today in Sapian

SAPIAN, Capiz – Thousands devotees of Nuestra Señora de Peñafrancia of Bicol are expected to troop in this town today as its pilgrim image will arrive in Roxas City airport and will be fetched with amotorcade.

5th blue desk in Capiz opened

ROXAS CITY – A “Blue Desk” was set up yesterday by the Hercor College – Lawaan campus here to facilitate employment and other forms of assistance especially for its Technical Education Skills and Development Authority (TESDA) scholar-graduates.


Negros officials to help ensure implementation of CML

BACOLOD CITY — Mayor Evelio Leonardia assured the public that they will help the Department of Health and the Bureau of Food and Drugs in the implementation of the Cheaper Medicines Law.

Go-Bing Tha’ for 2010 officially launched

BACOLOD CITY — Mayor Evelio Leonardia officially announced yesterday his partnership with Presidential Deputy Spokesperson Anthony Golez who intends to run for congressman in the Lone District of Bacolod next year.


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Lawyering for the people
Calcium is essential to life
Bridging the gap
Globalization and Philippine nationalism: Questions and options


Panunumpa sa katungkulan

/ Nelson C. Robles

A Nobel Prize for MJ, or the Black Boy who would be White?

/ Ma. Zenaida B. French

Anger management

/ Kathy M. Villalon

Down South:
Once a soldier

/ Gail Ilagan


Ballet Concert 2009

Ballet Concert 2009

The Claravall-Gonzalez School of Classical Ballet held a Ballet Concert 2009 at Cinema 6 of SM City Iloilo. The event opened the 25th year of the said school, a milestone in the teaching career of Nila Claravall-Gonzalez, its directress.

----------------------------------------Tana Dicang

Tana Dicang

The Balay ni Tana Dicang Museum in Talisay, Negros Occidental is having two exhibits. The Inyong Hall is showcasing “Higugma” to honor the couple Efigenio Lizares and Enrica Alunan, exhibiting love poetry and prayers for good fortune in Hiligaynon.

---------------------------------------- More seedlings planted at the Zonta Rainforest Park

More seedlings planted at the Zonta Rainforest Park

Some 200 seedlings were planted at the Zonta Rainforest Park located at the 1,800-square-meter lot at the back of I. Arroyo Elementary School in Fundidor, Molo.


----------------------------------------Indulge at The Promenade

Indulge at The Promenade

To take unrestrained pleasure in… This is the ultimate aim of Indulge-The Promenade at Days Hotel Iloilo’s Saturday Dinner Buffet. It is not everyday that we get to yield to our most gastronomic desires.


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