September 2, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Warden seeks increase in jail food budget

Hard times hit the management of the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) reason why the warden now wants an increase in its food budget.

Defensor-Garin tandem for top Capitol posts firmed up

And it is finally “official.” At least for now on the tandem for governor and vice-governor of Third District Representative Arthur Defensor Sr. and First District Board Member Oscar “Richard” Garin Jr.

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Fishing boats designed for catching fry dock

Fishing boats designed for catching fry dock at the Muelle Loney wharf in Iloilo City while waiting for the right timing to go out and fish.

Hoping against hope for the redistricting bill

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas yesterday confirmed that Senator Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III, chair of the Senate Committee on Local Government, is firm in his decision not to approve the proposed bill reapportioning Iloilo City into two districts.


Capitol hears plight of unpaid Estancia job hires

The plight and sad fate of street sweepers and tax collectors in the Municipality of Estancia, Iloilo has now officially reached the attention of the Capitol.

Unified efforts vs crime urged

Police, community, agencies and political leaders called for unified efforts and strategies during the kick off ceremonies of the 15th Crime Prevention Week celebration, September, Camp Delgado, Iloilo City.

Mayor Raul Tupas wins Gawad Parangal award anew

For the second time, Barotac Viejo Mayor Raul “Boboy” Tupas won the Gawad Parangal Award for Outstanding Municipal Mayor in social services.

DOTC backs ‘Green’ airport project in Aklan

BORACAY ISLAND -- The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is supporting the idea of the Caticlan International Airport Development Corporation (CIADC) to establish a ‘green’ airport in Caticlan, Malay, Aklan.


Padlocked establishments reopen Wednesday

ROXAS CITY – Black and White Supermart and B&W Drug Store will tentatively reopen this Wednesday after payment of negotiated taxes has been made by the owner to the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) here.

Capiz starts own integrated coastal mgt plan

ROXAS CITY – The provincial government of Capiz has taken initial steps towards the formulation of an integrated coastal management plan that would serve as a framework for the proper use and management of the province’s natural resources.

Cebu Pacific posts 21% revenue growth for 1st half of 2009

The country’s leading domestic airline, Cebu Pacific (CEB), generated a total of P11.39 billion in gross revenues from January to June 2009. This made the airline post 21.3% growth, compared to last year’s P9.39 billion.


Dairy cattle building inaugurated in Kabankalan

The dairy cattle building at the 5-hectare Animal Breeding and Genetic Improvement Center of Negros State College of Agriculture in Kabankalan City was inaugurated on Aug. 27 with Antonio Ayen, operation manager-Visayas of the National Dairy Authority as guest of honor and speaker.

Lapus to recall order transferring DepEd top officials?

BACOLOD CITY – Reports circulated yesterday that Education Secretary Jesli Lapus would recall his order reassigning Negros Occidental Schools Division Superintendent Rizalino Tortosa to the Division of Bacolod City and transferring Bacolod Schools Superintendent Milagros Gonzales to the province.


Different kind of detox and rehab
As seen on TV
Roll Calls
Mother Rosario (3)
Prepared, responsive, resilient
Bridging the gap
The issues on the use of the word ‘Bisaya’
Towards a great nation


Dancing rhinoceros

/ Nelson C. Robles

Losing a Genius in Ilonggo Writer Winton Lou Ynion

/ Rhea B. Peñaflor

Perfect 75

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Anything under the sun:
Mother Rosario (4)

/ Atty. Rex Salvilla

Deaths in August

/ Ma. Zenaida B. French


Campus Fashionista’s 2nd monthly finals

Campus Fashionista’s 2nd monthly finals

The second monthly finals of Campus Fashionista Model Search 2009 was held at the Fountain Area of Robinsons Place Iloilo last August 22, 2009. There were 20 contestants - 8 males and 12 females - who joined the second monthly finals.

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DPWH 1st Iloilo Engineering District turns 111

There was no fanfare and galore but serenity and simplicity of activities when the Iloilo First Engineering District officials and employees celebrated their century- and decade-old outfit.

---------------------------------------- Joseph Firmeza confronts reality

Joseph Firmeza confronts reality

Perhaps one of the most sought after artist of our time is Joseph Firmeza. His impressive Muelle Loney Series is a marvel for those who enter the Amigo Terrace Hotel Presidential Suite.

----------------------------------------A tree planting in Sta. Barbara

A tree planting in Sta. Barbara

Some 3,000 narra trees were planted on the riverside of Sta. Barbara, Iloilo by Smart Communications. This is an annual activity and is now on its third year. Sta. Barbara Mayor, Hon. Isabelo Maquino graced the event and thanked PLDT and Smart for the endeavor.


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