September 3, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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‘Illegal!’ COA rules on P35-T ‘extra’ Christmas gift

Barely had officials and employees of the Iloilo Provincial Government (IPG) effected a full refund of over P22 million total in illegal cash gift, yet another refund order is out.

‘Don’t blame me,’ Tupas says on P1.2B ‘doubtful’ Capitol assets

Request made, request denied. Such summed up the highly-expected presence of top Capitol officials invited for a legislative hearing relative to the P1.2 billion “doubtful” Capitol assets.

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Atty. Daniel Cartagena was the first to affix his signature in yesterday’s launching of the Noynoy Aquino for President Movement

Atty. Daniel Cartagena was the first to affix his signature in yesterday’s launching of the Noynoy Aquino for President Movement which aims to gather a million signatures to convince Sen. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to run for president in the 2010 national elections.

Forum to showcase Iloilo, Guimaras economic potentials

The Iloilo Economic Development Foundation (ILEDF) will showcase Iloilo and Guimaras’ economic vibrancy and promising business prospects to investors during an investment forum at Hotel Intercontinental Manila in Makati on Friday September 4.


Antique-PNP awards certificate to BUGSAY president

SAN JOSE, Antique – The Antique Police Provincial Office, headed by Police Senior Superintendent Ren T. Darroca awarded a certificate of appreciation this Monday to Mr. Virgilio “Bong” Q. Sanchez, president of BUGSAY Association, Inc. for his invaluable services and support to the said police office.

Plagata dares ICPO to solve ‘bukas kotse’ incidents

City Councilor Erwin Plagata challenged the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) to solve the various incidents here involving the Bukas Kotse Gang.

City upholds ‘no segregation, no collection’ garbage policy

The “no segregation, no collection” policy against solid wastes in all 180 barangays in this southern city will be implemented seriously by the city government backed up by the city’s solid waste management board starting October 16, 2009.


Mar’s decision draws mixed reactions from Capiz political leaders

ROXAS CITY – “It is sad but we are proud of Sen. Mar Roxas who showed his statesmanship by sacrificing himself not run for president but for the Filipinos to reform,” 1st District Cong. Antonio del Rosario said in a radio interview right after the pronouncement of the senator that he is quitting his presidential bid in Club Filipino in Manila last Tuesday night.

PhilHealth-Capiz conducts in-house orientation

ROXAS CITY – An in-house orientation for local government units (LGU) point-persons for the Sponsored Indigent Program was conducted by the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) in preparation for the renewal and enrolment of indigent members next year.


Bacolod: Yes to Project YES!

BACOLOD CITY -- The city government under the administration of Mayor Evelio “Bing” Leonardia supports the implementation of “Youth Entrepreneurship and Service” Project or YES Project.

Rep. Arroyo leads probe on Felisa dumpsite controversy

BACOLOD CITY – Negros Occidental 5th District Congressman Iggy Arroyo, chairman of the House Committee on Environment & Natural Resources, is set to conduct today a congressional inquiry relative to the complaint filed by the group called Alyansa Kontra Basora (ALKOBA) against the establishment of sanitary landfill at Brgy. Felisa.


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


Let the men speak

/ Gail Ilagan

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


Garden of the Ascension’s sales gathering

Garden of the Ascension’s sales gathering

A dynamic team is one of the secrets to a company’ success. This is the case with Garden of the Ascension, which held a sales gathering for their sales associates last Aug. 8, 2009 at the Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center.

---------------------------------------- A Passinhon’s naval excellence

A Passinhon’s naval excellence

Without hesitation, he’s the best father, husband, and son. But more than that, he’s a decent government servant, a brilliant soldier, and a respectable leader. A good number of adjectives could be tied to the name Alexander Patiño Pama but for most Ilonggos, he’s simply the pride of Passi City.

---------------------------------------- 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.


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