September 18, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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5-year old girl dies of dengue anew in Iloilo City

The number of lives lost to the dreaded dengue virus keeps on increasing amid calls from the city government for all barangays to initiate clean-up activities. Another five-year old child died of dengue recently.

Europe’s giant BPO comes to Iloilo City

Touted as Europe’s biggest, Transcom, a leading global Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) provider will soon open an 800-seat facility at the Amigo Plaza Mall in downtown Iloilo City, Mayor Jerry Treñas said.

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Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas and Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Raul Gonzalez Sr., who has declared his intention to run for mayor of Iloilo City in 2010

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas and Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Raul Gonzalez Sr., who has declared his intention to run for mayor of Iloilo City in 2010, are seen together yesterday during the awarding ceremony of the Iloilo City Clean & Green Competition 2009 at Robinsons Place. Curiously, Vice Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog was not present.

10th ‘Piyesta sa Kakahuyan’ to be held in Calinog

Iloilo province will hold the 10th Piyesta sa Kakahuyan through planting fruit bearing trees and other endemic species in Brgy. Alibunan, Calinog municipality on September 26.


CBRTs get garden swings

The Provincial Government of Guimaras through the initiative of Governor Felipe Hilan Nava turned-over the 20 units of garden swings to eight Community-Based Rural Tourism (CBRT) and four local government units of Guimaras: Nueva Valencia, Sibunag, Buenavista, Jordan.

DOTC chief leads P124M airport access road groundbreaking

Secretary Leandro R. Mendoza of the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) leads today (September 18) the groundbreaking ceremony of the P124 million worth- secondary access road in barangay Tabucan, Cabatuan, Iloilo.

RP watersheds checked to avert looming water crisis

Authorities are conducting vulnerability assessment in several priority watersheds in the country to avert imminent water crisis caused by the looming dry spell by year-end.

DA, SM Foundation, and Harbest Corp. conduct vegetable training for farmers

The Department of Agriculture, SM Foundation, Inc. and Harbest Agribusiness Corp. in a joint project “Kabalikat Sa Kabuhayan” conducted a harvest festival on Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at the DA-RIARC-LR, Sta. Barbara, Iloilo.


PGSO head starts inventory at Mambusao District Hospital

ROXAS CITY – Newly installed Provincial General Service Office (PGSO) chief Eduardo “Boy” Apa-ap will start conducting an inventory on Mambusao District Hospital’s properties and equipment as soon as its head will act on the communication.

Police nab 3 suspects in rob-slay of businesswoman

ROXAS CITY – Police yesterday arrested the three suspects in the robbery and killing of businesswoman Noeme Sunsona, 64 years old, in Purok 1, Brgy. Libas this city last Friday.


Dads want Agpangan as ‘resource person’ on crime solution measures

BACOLOD CITY — Sangguniang Panlungsod Member Al Victor Espino, chairman of the Committee on Police, Security and Jail Management recently proposed a resolution requesting Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) Officer-In-Charge Senior Supt. Celestino Guarra

Vice Gov. Yulo to turn over books to 5th District

BACOLOD CITY — Negros Occidental Vice Governor Emilio “Dino” Yulo, III will soon turn over books donated by the Ronald McDonald’s House Charities to selected elementary schools in the 5th District.


Again, I’m leaving on a jet plane (2)
Dr. Google and Cyberchondriacs
Bridging the gap
The railroad network in the Visayas (II)
Dispositions for prayer
Round 2
As seen on TV
Ilonggo news idol


Anything under the Sun:
Mother Rosario (6)

/ Atty Rex S. Salvilla

President Noynoy?–Why Not Indeed?

/ Ma. Zenaida B. French

Bull's Eye:
Is there Dinagyang 2010?


A love letter to Noynoy

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Is Noynoy his own man?

/ Nelson C. Robles

Gone phishing

/ Gail Ilagan


Dance Series One

Dance Series One of Claravall-Gonzalez School of Ballet

The first performance of the eight-month celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Claravall-Gonzalez School of Ballet took place at Amigo Plaza Mall recently. The school presented beautifully choreographed dances

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Laking Artist

Another art exhibit was held at the Amigo Plaza Hotel recently. The exhibit was of amazing photographs by Cris Dumlao of different art media. Her displays brought back to life the art materials that kids used to have and also the brands most teachers would require of their students.

---------------------------------------- A Bar Chow Like No Other

A Bar Chow Like No Other

Night life at The Avenue is getting better because of the appetizers and cocktails being offered by Mojave Grill and Steak House and Bauhinia Filipino Cuisine. “Bar Chow,” as it is called, refers to the varied mouth-watering appetizers that chef Warl has created for everybody to enjoy.

----------------------------------------Camella and Lessandra’s glitzy Awards Night

Camella and Lessandra’s glitzy Awards Night

On its first successful year of giving the Ilonggos a better choice of owning a home in a premier townhouse setting and serene community, Lessandra located at Gorriceta Avenue, Jibao-an, Pavia, Iloilo is Camella Communities’ latest Iloilo project recently celebrated its first founding anniversary last Aug. 28.


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