November 16, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Pesina chosen as running mate of Gonzalez Sr.

City Councilor Antonio Pesina will be the running mate of mayoralty aspirant Raul Gonzalez Sr. in next year’s election. Pesina was chosen in the convention of the local Lakas-Kampi-CMD party last Saturday.

Treñas vows to find legal means to help Chin

City Mayor Jerry Treñas said he will find legal ways to address the stalled confirmation of Engr. Mike Chin as head of the City Engineers Office. He said he will check the options left for the former barangay captain. Treñas said he was surprised with the outcome of the voting

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Construction of Iloilo City’s second flyover, similar to the one in the above photo at the junction of Gen. Luna and Infante Avenue,

Construction of Iloilo City’s second flyover, similar to the one in the above photo at the junction of Gen. Luna and Infante Avenue, will start next month after the groundbreaking to be led by no less than Pres. Gloria Arroyo. The second flyover will rise at the intersection of Gen. Luna and Jalandoni Street, in front of the Residence Hotel.

Better security plan for Holiday season, Dinagyang urged

City Mayor Jerry Treñas has ordered the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) to come up with a better security plan for the Holiday Season and next year’s Dinagyang festival.


Iloilo City hosts int’l math contests

Iloilo City will play host to a back-to-back international math competitions on November 28-December 2.

CPU officials assure security during Miss Earth talents night

Officials of the Central Philippine University (CPU), led by president Dr. Ted Robles, assured the safety of Miss Earth candidates and the audience during the Talents Night tomorrow November 17.

Gov’t workers to observe National Government Employees Week

All government officials and employees are enjoined to observe and participate in the celebration of the National Government Employees’ Week (NGEW) slated on November 30 to December 6, this year.


5 towns in 1st District want Del Rosario to seek for reelection

ROXAS CITY – Majority of the barangay captains from five towns urged 1st District Cong. Antonio del Rosario to seek for reelection as representative of the 1st district and not run for other position in the forthcoming 2010 election.

Many more pols seen to join LP: Herrera

ROXAS CITY – Provincial administrator Mr. Zoe Herrera said that many more politicians in the local level will join the Liberal Party (LP) following the series of defections to the party in the national level.

City liga prexy to Sen. Roxas: Declare city as ‘free zone’

ROXAS CITY – City Liga President Wilson Acervo urged Sen. Mar Roxas to declare the city as “free zone” and let the people decide who is who in the city.


DA conducts Rural Women Congress in Western Visayas

The Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Field Unit 6, has conducted a two-day Rural Women Congress in Western Visayas , here, on November 11 to 12.

Himamaylan, Victorias receive fire trucks from DILG

The cities of Himamaylan and Victorias were recipients of the two fire trucks from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) through Sec. Ronaldo Puno.

NOPPO preparing election watchlist for 2010 polls

BACOLOD CITY — With still about six months remaining before the National and Local elections in May ofnext year, the Negros Occidental PNP is finalizing the Election Watchlist of Areas in the province based on the criteria provided by Police Regional Office 6.


As seen on TV
Jitters over Pacquiao versus Cotto
Green Green Green
Eye Opener
Treñas, Mabilog versus the Gonzalezes
Halloween / Undas thoughts
Two faces of a crime


IRRI @50: Does it ensure food security or food insecurity?

/ Adam Jesus B. Bering

Bull's Eye:
Money war


Feeding your dragons and staying young

/ Kathy M. Villalon


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Letter to the Editor:
Authorship of letter disclaimed

/ Kathy M. Villalon


El Grande Resort Spa & Convention Center

El Grande Resort Spa & Convention Center

Located at Phase IV, Marikudo St, in Alta Tierra Village in Jaro, Iloilo City a resort spa and convention center under new management will have its grand launching on November 18, 2009 at six o’clock in the evening with cocktails,

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St. Scho’s Medical Mission

Every year, it happens. The PTA of St. Scholastica’s Academy-Bacolod holds a medical mission to help the nearby communities of the school. This year, through the PTA’s Scholastican Involvement Community Outreach Program (SICOP),

---------------------------------------- Human Life International and breast cancer

Human Life International and breast cancer

Human Life International recently held a press conference at Hotel del Rio. There, Dr. Rene Josef Bullecer, who specializes in infectious diseases and a proponent of Human Life International in the Philippines,

----------------------------------------United colors of Balantang

United colors of Balantang

The students of the Day Care Center of Balantang, Jaro were dressed in their national costumes as they celebrated United Nations Day. As a way to raise funds for the center, the United Nations King and Queen were selected through canvassing.


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