October 7, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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New IPPO chief vows: We will stay away from politics

STA. BARBARA, Iloilo – Newly designated chief of the Iloilo Provincial Police Office (IPPO) Senior Superintendent Renato Gumban, who came from the office of the directorial staff in Camp Crame,

Canonization process for Mother Rosario Arroyo’s sainthood begins

The Cause for the Canonization of Servant of God Mother Rosario Arroyo de la Visitacion, O.P. will be officially opened today, October 7, 2009, at the parish of Molo Church, Iloilo City with a Holy Mass at 9:00 o’clock in the morning

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Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas Sr. examines one of the loose firearms recovered

Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas Sr. examines one of the loose firearms recovered during the two-year stint of Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) chief Senior Supt. Ricardo dela Paz (extreme right) which were presented to the media after yesterday’s turn-over rites. Looking on are Police Regional Office 6 director Chief Supt. Isagani Cuevas (2nd from right) and new IPPO chief Senior Supt. Renato Gumban.

PGMA to attend liturgical celebration for Mo. Rosario Arroyo’s canonization

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is returning to Iloilo City and province today (October 7) to inaugurate a multi-million project in Estancia and attend the formal opening of the Diocesan process of the cause of canonization of Mother Rosario Arroyo de la Visitacion.


Official rules out overkill in death of four suspected robbers

The four suspected robbers who died in a shoot-out with the police were shot from a distance, an indication which ruled out overkill insinuations.

Cartagena defends Noynoy over redistricting issue

Atty. Dan Cartagena, convenor of the Noynoy Aquino for President Movement in Iloilo City, strongly believes the senator did not assure chief Presidential Legal Counsel Raul Gonzalez Sr. the approval of the proposed House Bill 4256, a bill Reapportioning Iloilo City into two districts.

Treñas seeks approval of P2M aid to QC, Marikina

The Iloilo City Council is expected to approve during Wednesday’s regular session the release of P2 million cash assistance to be given to flood-stricken cities of Quezon and Marikina in Metro Manila.


Capelco urged to lower rates, register with CDA

ROXAS CITY – A former board of director of Capiz Electric Cooperative, Inc (Capelco) urged the management to lower its power rates and register with the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) for the benefits of its member-consumers.

Sapian sustains clean and green activities

ROXAS CITY – First Lady Vangie Oñas Orosco said that Sapian town maintains its cleanliness program although there is no clean and green contest.


Bacolod gears for 71st Charter Day

BACOLOD CITY — Preparations are now underway for the celebration of Bacolod City’s 71st Charter Day on October 19, Mayor Evelio Leonardia said yesterday.

City moves against ‘hot cellphones’

BACOLOD CITY — Sangguniang Panlungsod Member Jocelle Batapa-Sigue, Chair of the Committee on Energy and Communication, passed a resolution urging all stores engaged in the buying and selling of second-hand mobile or cellular phones in the city of Bacolod to ensure that they are buying from the real owners of cellphone units.

Ms. Gay MassKara in Bacolod

The Bacolod Gay Association once again presents: Ms. Gay MassKara Battle of the Queens 2009, at the Bacolod Bays Center, as their participation in the 30th MassKara Festival celebration.


Pundit vs. prophet
As seen on TV
Car trouble
Bridging the gap
Nationalism and globalization: Strange bedfellows (I)
San Lorenzo fiesta a blast
Our cruelty to Mother Earth
Environment-loving cops


Bull's Eye:
JPT will run for congressman


Iboto natin ‘Perlas ng Silangan’

/ Ka Noel Malicdem

Oratio Imperata; Let us also help



/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


Bourbon Street 2009

Bourbon Street 2009

An American inspired bistro with a little bit of Italian on the side. This is probably the best way to describe Bourbon Street Grill and Bar. For over two years now, Bourbon Street has been one of the metro’s best loved restaurants.

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FHM models visit Bacolod

Bacolod City greeted the FHM Models who visited Bacolod City last weekend. They were here for an invitation so Businessmen Ariston Minez Jr of Standard Insurance and Iko Continente of Ford Negros.

---------------------------------------- A date with chocolates

A date with chocolates

Tinapayan’s chocolate festival called “Sinful Desires” was launched before members of the Iloilo and Manila press. Enjoyed were hot and cold dishes, terrines as well as chocolate cakes, bars and breads and most of all, a fashion show of three models donning chocolate-based clothes.

----------------------------------------SM drumbeating competition goes 3 years

SM drumbeating competition goes 3 years

SM celebrates the MassKara Festival with a loud bang! Now on its 3rd year, the Sigaboom 2009 Drumbeating Competition continues to showcase the Pinoy’s genuine talent for percussive drum playing, and cShoreographed dance and costume merging ethnic and modern styles.


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