August 26, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Mondejar hits plight of prov’l roads, lack of Capitol budget

Second District Board Member June Mondejar led yesterday’s call for Capitol action and resolution on the worsening road conditions under the Iloilo Provincial Government’s jurisdiction.

Subject of his latest privilege speech, Mondejar decried what he said were provincial roads long wanting of maintenance.

Erap 99.9% sure of running for president

There is 99.9 per cent chance that former Pres. Joseph “Erap” Estrada will run for president in next year’s presidential election.

Estrada himself made the pronouncement during a press conference at Westown Hotel in Iloilo City yesterday morning.

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Former Pres. Joseph Estrada

Former Pres. Joseph Estrada says there is 99.9% chance that he will run for president in 2010 as it already seems impossible for the opposition to field only one candidate.

Capitol resorts to ‘music therapy,’ physical fitness to treat ‘psych’ IRC inmates

The Iloilo Provincial Government has now taken “alternative medicine” to an all-together different level with no less than inmates of the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) in the receiving end.


12-year old boy dies of dengue

A 12-year old elementary pupil of A. Montes II Elementary School died of dengue hemorrhagic fever. The victim, Charles Patrick Magallanes of Veterans Village, City Proper, died hours after he was brought to the hospital.

Iloilo City launches Citizen’s Charter Guidebook

The city government on Tuesday launched its Citizen’s Charter Guidebook simultaneous with the opening of its public assistance and feedback center in compliance with Republic Act 9485, otherwise known as the Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007.

‘Kuwentuhang Bayan’ tackles climate change issues in WV

Civil society organizations and different government agencies in Western Visayas region have joined hands in order to tackle the most pressing issues affecting the different sectors as a result of climate change through a dialogue and interaction in a climate hearing dubbed as “kuwentuhang bayan”. 

Dredging of Dungon Creek starts

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) 6 Regional Director Rolando Asis said the dredging of Dungon Creek started recently at Bolilao, Mandurriao.


Del Rosario-Bermejo rift erupts anew

ROXAS CITY – The rift between First District Cong. Antonio del Rosario and City Mayor Vicente Bermejo erupted anew after both of them are claiming credit on the P10 million budget recently approved by Malacañang.

Borja: Let’s work together to erase Capiz’s ‘aswang’ image

ROXAS CITY -- A Capiceño lawyer who is successfully practicing in Manila has urged his fellow provincemates, especially public officials, to help erase the image of Capiz as haven of “aswang” (witch).

Province, DENR join hands in coastal resource mgt

ROXAS CITY – The provincial government of Capiz and Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) are joining hands in formulating an integrated plan for coastal management that takes into account the challenge of climate change.


City allots P14M budget for artesian wells

BACOLOD CITY – The Sangguniang Panglungsod of Bacolod City unanimously approved last Wednesday regular session the request of Mayor Evelio Leonardia for an appropriation ordinance realigning the amount of P14 million

NOPPO chief graces Araw ng Wika Celebration

BACOLOD CITY -- It was an unforgettable experience for the students of the Fun for Kids Development Center, a preschool in Talisay City, last Saturday when they celebrated their Araw Ng Wika with Police Senior Superintendent Manuel Felix, Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office director, as their opening speaker.


Apostolic vibration
As seen on TV
Party poopers
Panay Alliance-Karapatan for Luisa, et al.
Towards a great nation
Bridging the gap
Oto: The folk hero of Maasin
Cancer cells in our body?


Bayani is my BF

/ Nelson C. Robles

Bulls Eye:
Remove Clavel and Duron from LTFRB-6


New York Hotdogs

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Korean Festival show and Festival of Miracles

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

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


The LTB Wine Nite

The LTB Wine Nite

Learning is a continuous process. And to be good at what one does, one has to continuously learn through reading, attending seminars or lectures related to one’s passion or network with people who share the same profession or expertise as you do.

----------------------------------------Savoring Clark via Cebu Pacific

Savoring Clark via Cebu Pacific

Your Twilighter was just too happy to be included in the media group familiarization travel to Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga hosted by Cebu Pacific and Clark Development Corporation.

---------------------------------------- National research forum in Roxas City

National research forum in Roxas City

Roxas City —- A NATIONAL RESEARCH FORUM with the theme “Nurturing Research Skills and Competence Across Discipline: Achieving Competitiveness in a Fast Changing World” simultaneous with a NATIONAL CONFERENCE on “Building Character and Culture

----------------------------------------Young adults with disabilities in an El Filibusterismo play

Young adults with disabilities in an El Filibusterismo play

Breaking Barriers for Young Adults with Disabilities (BBY) is a joint project of Katipunan ng Maykapansanan sa Pilipinas, Inc. (KAMPI) and PTU Denmark in partnership with the City Government of Iloilo under the project of Hon. Jerry P. Treñas.


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