September 9, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Iloilo City faces rap for ‘neglecting’ Calajunan dumpsite

Tired of the government’s inaction on the Calajunan dumpsite, a group of concerned citizens in Mandurriao district has filed a mandamus case against the Iloilo City government, Sangguniang Panglungsod, Department of Environment and Natural Resources-VI, and Department of Health-VI to compel them to implement the provision of Republic Act 9003

COA uncovers multi-million irregularities in Btac. Viejo

Latest government audit in the Municipality of Barotac Viejo, Iloilo now disclosed questionable and questioned dealings amounting to millions of pesos.

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Lt. Commdr. Mario Vizmanos of the Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary 612th Squadron is welcomed by his colleagues at the Fort San Pedro Pier. Vizmanos

Lt. Commdr. Mario Vizmanos of the Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary 612th Squadron is welcomed by his colleagues at the Fort San Pedro Pier. Vizmanos, one of the passengers of the ill-fated SuperFerry 9, helped many of his fellow passengers to safety.(inset) Survivor Proto Solorin, 68, of Jelicuon Este, New Lucena, Iloilo shows to Philippine News Agency’s Perla Lena the life jacket he wore to survive which he brought home as a souvenir.

Ilonggo survivors in Superferry 9 tragedy recount stories of survival

Mixed emotions greeted the arrival of the second batch of Ilonggo survivors in the Superferry 9 tragedy in Fort San Pedro early morning yesterday.


Iloilo IT Week to highlight ICT jobs, biz prospects

The 4th Iloilo Information Technology (IT) Week on September 28-30 will highlight jobs and business prospects in the field of booming Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry.

Calinog strengthens environmental protection drive

Ecological and solid waste management efforts in the Municipality of Calinog, Iloilo will now be under the parameters of the town’s Environmental Code of 2009.

Teachers’ group wants Oct. 5 a special non-working holiday

A teachers’ group on Tuesday asked President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to declare Oct. 5 as a special non-working holiday for teachers.


Borja to GMA: Pour projects in Capiz

ROXAS CITY – A noted criminal lawyer Nelson B. Borja has appealed to President Gloria Mapagal-Arroyo for government assistance on infrastructure and livelihood projects in his hometown province of Capiz.

Capiz ready to host IP Festival Oct. 2-6

ROXAS CITY – Capiz government under the stewardship of Gov. Victor Tanco is ready to host the Indigenous Peoples (IP) Festival 2009 slated October 2-6 at the Villareal Stadium here.


Bizman seeks nullification of P150M loan deal with PNB

BACOLOD CITY — Businessman Vladimir Gonzales, who led the signature campaign against the P150 million Loan Agreement by the City Government of Bacolod with the Philippine National Bank for the purchase of a new relocation site, yesterday submitted to the Sangguniang Panglungsod a petition letter endorsed and signed by at least 2,000 Bacolod residents.

BCC now 12 years old

Bacolod City Mayor Evelio “Bing” Leonardia declared yesterday, September 8, the 12th Foundation Week Celebration of the Bacolod City College open at the Bays Center, Bacolod City. The celebration carries the theme: “We are taking off: Soar High with BCC!”


The wind of change
Journalist’s powers and limits
As seen on TV
High Tech si Inday
What I Think (2)
Bridging the gap
‘Bordon’: The West Bisayan merry mourning custom
Towards a great nation


Is Noynoy his own man?

/ Nelson C. Robles

Rules are rules!

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Gone phishing

/ Gail Ilagan

Losing a Genius in Ilonggo Writer Winton Lou Ynion

/ Rhea B. Peñaflor

Anything under the sun:
Mother Rosario (4)

/ Atty. Rex Salvilla


Dr. Elmer Hubero and homeopathy

Dr. Elmer Hubero and homeopathy

Homeopathy, according to, “is a holistic system of treatment that originated in the late eighteenth century. The name homeopathy is derived from two Greek words that mean “like disease.”

---------------------------------------- The PCSO Charity Caravan

The PCSO Charity Caravan

Antique – The people of Antique gathered with the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office by participating in the PCSO Charity Caravan held last August 17, 2009 at Valderrama, Antique.

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Assumption Iloilo’s Community Free Clinic

Love of neighbor. This drives Assumption Iloilo to hold its annual Community Free Clinic, an outreach activity that started in 1995. According to Rene Antonio Tagamolila, president of the the school’s Parent-Teachers Association, they select the beneficiaries for this community-based program.

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Espacio Verde Turns 1

Espacio Verde recently celebrated its first anniversary. The Main Hall was arranged and decorated for that party atmosphere complete with sounds and lighting effects. The Anniversary Party started at 7pm.


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