October 27, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Tension prevents demolition of railway squatters in Roxas City

ROXAS CITY – Tension gripped Barangay IX here yesterday morning after the provincial sheriff tried to execute the demolition of 155 houses standing on Lot No. 145-A and 1839-pt.

Ombudsman finds enough basis to indict Pavia exec, others

The Office of the Ombudsman Visayas has found enough basis to proceed with the preliminary investigation and administrative adjudication proceedings of criminal

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Policemen led by Roxas City police chief Leo Batiles watch over the railway squatters forming a human barricade

Policemen led by Roxas City police chief Leo Batiles watch over the railway squatters forming a human barricade to prevent the demolition of their houses.

City donates vehicles to ICPO

City Mayor Jerry Treñas yesterday turned-over five multi-cabs and two L-300 vans to the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO). The donations are part of the continuing commitment of the city government to the police.


BAR cites DA-6 Comparative Study on Mango IPM as best paper

The Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) cited the research paper entitled “Comparative Study of Mango Integrated Pest Management (IPM) with Farmer’s Practice”

Treñas to commend CPU security guards for arresting car thief

City Mayor Jerry Treñas will give a mayor’s citation to the security guards of Central Philippine University (CPU) who arrested a former barangay captain from Antique province who is involved in the series of looting in schools and parked vehicles.

Chinoy wins 2nd runner-up in Macau fireworks contest

A Chinese-Filipino businessman in Iloilo City bagged the second runner-up in the 21st Macau International Fireworks Display Contest at a ceremony held at the Macau Tower Convention and Entertainment Center October 1.

DOLE 6 launches Kabataan ITO project

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 6 recently launched its Kabataan ITO (Youth-Information Technology Opportunities) or K ITO project in the provinces of Aklan, Antique and Negros Occidental

RDCC Early Warning Group strengthened

The OPLAN Ugnayan, the Regional Disaster Coordinating Council’s (RDCC) Communication and Warning Group has strengthened its network to 186 members all over the country, with volunteers increasing. 


Castro cites projects poured in Sapian

SAPIAN, Capiz – Second District Cong. Fredenil H. Castro considered as his priceless gifts to Mayor Arturo “Turic” Orosco, Sr. and wife Dr. Vangie Oñas Orosco, who celebrated their 39th wedding anniversary, and former Mayor Remedios “Nanay Meding” Oñas, who celebrated her 84th birthday, are the many projects poured in their town.

CSC confers prof, sub-Prof eligibilities on 5,612

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has conferred civil service eligibility to 5,612 individuals after passing the Career Service written examinations held on July 26, 2009. The figure represents 9.51% of the 58,985 total examinees for the Professional and Sub-professional levels.


BCPO receives traffic vests

Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) received 150 pieces of traffic vests donated by Filipinos from Long Beach California in the United States of America during a simple turn-over ceremony with Bacolod City Mayor Honorable Evelio Leonardia at the BCPO Main office recently.

Block-time radioman faces contempt raps at Ombudsman

BACOLOD CITY – City Legal Officer Atty. Joselito Bayatan filed yesterday before the Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas a motion to hold in contempt block-time broadcaster Donard Nojas for pre-empting the sound judgment of the Ombudsman with regard to the case filed by Victor Eduardo and Sancho Nagar Sr.

City to open business permit application Nov. 15

BACOLOD CITY – The city government of Bacolod through the Permits and Licensing Division which is under the City Mayor’s Office will start to accept application forms for the 2010 business permit on November 15 this year.


Charity in politics
As seen on TV
Too much water, nothing to drink
To all Filipinos everywhere
Eye Opener
Thompson Bible Seminar a resounding success
Two faces of a crime


ABC: Abortion and breast cancer

/ Kathy M. Villalon

Goosebumps: I’m glad I fear. I realized that fear fuels us.

/ Ma. Zenaida B. French

‘He who wins souls is wise’

/ Mike Corro

Bababa ba? Bababa

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


The masskara street dancing

The masskara street dancing

The four-day Street dancing competition for the Masskara Festival kicked off Thursday, October 15 with 11 school participants. Artistic, colorful and wel- designed smiling masks and costumes parading and dancing along Araneta Street

---------------------------------------- Are you ready for Emilion?

Are you ready for Emilion?

Are you ready for another food tasting? The invitation called for a taste of Emilion Specialty Restaurant’s baked gourmet specialties plus some old-time favorites made even better by Chef Gene Gonzalez, renowned chef, owner of Cafe Ysabel and Gino’s Fine Dining in Manila and food writer.

----------------------------------------Emerald Lions Club in a joint induction

Emerald Lions Club in a joint induction

The Emerald Lions Club was among the five Lions Clubs that were inducted during a formal program at the Grand Hotel last Oct. 2, 2009. The other clubs were Iloilo City Executive Lions Club, Iloilo City Metro Lions Club, Iloilo City United Lions Club and Iloilo Gardenia Lions Club.

----------------------------------------World Lions Day

World Lions Day

The Panay Council of Lions Clubs held the “World Lions Day” last Oct. 8, 2009 at Dungon B, with the support of its Barangay Captain Paul Dadison. The activities were medical and dental mission, eye screening, bloodletting and feeding.


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