November 3, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Bacolod fire leaves 16 dead, 56 houses charred

BACOLOD CITY – Sixteen people were killed, including two 11-month old infants, in a pre-dawn fire that gutted 56 houses in Brgy. 19, Bacolod City yesterday.

Not much change in Iloilo City’s voting population—City Comelec

Though the City Commission on Election (Comelec) listed an estimated number of 35,000 to 40,000 new registered voters, Iloilo City still maintains its number of voting population according to Mr. Jonathan Sayno, city assistant election officer.

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Firemen had a hard time controlling the fire because most of the houses were made of light materials.

Firemen had a hard time controlling the fire because most of the houses were made of light materials.(inset) Mayor Evelio Leonardia (in green shirt) and Bacolod Fire Marshall Pamela Rojane Candido check the bodies of the fire victims at Brgy. 19.

SP requires Chin to show proofs that he is practicing engineer

The Sangguniang Panlungsod required Engr. Mike Chin Jr. to show proofs of being a practicing engineer before his appointment as City Engineer’s Office (CEO) head is confirmed by the legislative body.


No extension of voters’ registration

City Commission on Elections (Comelec) Officer 4 G-Bert Arbis clarified that there is no extension of voters’ registration today. Voters who were able to submit their voters’ application on October 31 could come back to their office for the bio-metric scanning only.

50 recruited to work under NYSC in Western Visayas

Fifty Out-of-School Youths in Western Visayas were recruited under the Youth Conservation Corps component of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program, aimed to underscore the importance of the youth in community action.

Hazard-prone LGUs should provide relocation sites

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) has advised hazard prone areas in the region to make provisions for relocation sites in their Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP).


Tanco: No more loan for biz center

ROXAS CITY – Capiz Gov. Victor Tanco, Sr said last Friday that the province will no longer push for the construction of the controversial one-stop shop business center, rather it will obtain a loan for the concreting of provincial roads and purchase of heavy equipment.

Bolante belies reshuffling of Ugyon bets in 2010 polls

ROXAS CITY – Former Department of Agriculture (DA) Undersecretary Jocelyn “Jocjoc” Bolante strongly denied rumors that there is a reshuffling of bets of Ugyon Kita Capiz Party in the 2010 election.

LP awaits Bermejo’s decision to quit – Tanco

ROXAS CITY – Capiz Governor Victor Tanco, Sr said here recently that the Liberal Party (LP) under the leadership of Sen. Mar Roxas, as president, is waiting for City Mayor Vicente Bermejo to quit from the party.


City delivers State of the Children Address

BACOLOD CITY — The Bacolod City Government, through Department of Social Services and Development head Sally Abelarde, recently delivered the State of the Children Address during the 4th City Wide Children’s Congress at the MassKara Hall of New Government Center.

Descallar is Model PCO for October, 9 others cited

BACOLOD CITY — Multi-awarded PNP officer, Police Chief Inspector Jefferson Descallar was awarded the Model Police Commissioned Officer of the Month for his contribution to the Negros Occidental PNP that led to NOPPO maintaining the No. 1 ranking in PRO6’s Performance Evaluation Rating for the 3rd Quarter.


Reproductive health a defining issue
As seen on TV
Remembering the dead and other grave concerns
Halloween / Undas thoughts
Smiles, tears, and laughter of our lives
Eye Opener
Thompson Bible Seminar a resounding success
Two faces of a crime


Child labor and other forms of child abuse

/ Kathy M. Villalon

Bull's Eye:
No exception please


‘The Firm’ saving last dance for Mar

/ Raphael Locario

Letter to the Editor:
Authorship of letter disclaimed

/ Kathy M. Villalon

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

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


Niña’s a woman now

Niña’s a woman now

Niña Angelica Gapasin turned 18 this year. Proud parents (Ret.) Bgen. Roberto Gapasin, Jr. and Maura Advincula Gapasin were glad to present their “Anin” to the world of adulthood. Foregoing a car as the original gift for her birthday,

----------------------------------------CAPRISA Meet 2009

CAPRISA Meet 2009

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – Filamer Christian College (FCC), for the second straight year is the over-all champion in the recent Capiz Private Schools Association Meet 2009 (CAPRISA Meet 2009) held September 22-26, 2009, hauls a total of 218 golds, 96 silvers and 121 bronzes in the elementary,

---------------------------------------- A pearl of a gathering

A pearl of a gathering

The Iloilo City Integrated Lions Club is one sturdy club, indeed when it turned 30 this year. The Pearl anniversary was celebrated along with the induction of its new officers and members as well as that of the Panay Council of Lions Clubs.

----------------------------------------McKOI is now a Christian

McKOI is now a Christian

Baby Catterino “McKOI” Cabuga is now a Christian – as Pastor Joe Ascalon told the baby’s loving parents, Francis and Cathy Cabuga and the godparents of McKOI in a solemn ceremony held at the L’ Fisher Hotel during the MassKara day celebration.


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