November 26, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Drilon to Iloilo City voters: Go for ‘triple J’, reject ‘triple G’

Senator Franklin Drilon yesterday endorsed the “triple J” team for Iloilo City in next year’s election while he called on voters to reject the “triple G”.

Massacre shows need for media security: Journalists

GENEVA — The Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) set up to push for an international treaty to protect journalists, on Tuesday condemned the political massacre in the southern Philippines that left 12 reporters dead. “This crime against humanity, that surpasses all imagination,

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Liberal Party chair Senator Franklin Drilon raises the hands of candidates under what he called the “unity ticket”

Liberal Party chair Senator Franklin Drilon raises the hands of candidates under what he called the “unity ticket” led by mayoralty bet Vice Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog and vice mayoralty bet City Councilor Julienne Baronda after the oath taking ceremony yesterday.

IT-BPO to attract more investments for Iloilo City

Secretary Ray Anthony Roxas-Chua III of the Commission on Information and Communications Technology (CICT) lauded Iloilo City or being one of the top new wave cities in the country, during the opening of the Convergence 2009, here.


No to partisan political activities — CSC

In line with the coming national elections in 2010, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) reminds all government officials and employees holding non-political offices or positions to refrain from directly or indirectly engaging in any partisan political activities.

‘Negosyo sa Kariton’ project increases income of ambulant vendors in Iloilo City

The Negosyo sa Kariton or Negokart Project of the Department of Labor and Employment has successfully achieved its goal of increasing the beneficiaries’ income.

People’s congress gears toward good governance

Transparency, accountability and participation are the main objectives of the holding and institutionalization of people’s congress.


Del Rosario, Lastimoso, Tanco, Celino, many others proclaimed LP bets

ROXAS CITY – Liberal Party (LP) presidential bet Senator Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III and vice presidential bet Senator Mar Roxas anointed reelectionist 1st District Cong. Antonio del Rosario,

PESO gears up for job fair anew

ROXAS CITY – The Roxas City government thru its Public Employment Service Office (PESO) is firming up preparations for a major job fair on Dec. 3 at the Dinggoy Roxas Civic Center (DRCC) here.


‘We can make Negros Occ. great through Agriculture’

BACOLOD CITY — United Negros Alliance (UNA) provincial chair and Sagay City Mayor Alfredo Marañon, Jr. yesterday said that he is sure that he can make Negros Occidental great again through agriculture.

Students, gov’t employees, NFEFI plant 500 mangroves

BACOLOD CITY — About 500 mangrove (pagatpat) propagules were recently planted at Purok Sea Wall, Brgy. Punta Taytay during a mangrove planting activity spearheaded by the Negros Forests and Ecological Foundation Inc. (NFEFI)

Vet medical mission conducted in DS Benedicto

The Provincial Government of Negros Occidental through the Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) conducted a veterinary medical mission in Brgy. Bunga, Municipality of Don Salvador Benedicto, last week, as part of the provincial government’s effort of ensuring agricultural productivity and food security.


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Media Killing Nation
Eye Opener
Thanksgiving Thursday
Bubbles, cocoons and the handicapped
Victory for Pacquiao, victory for da Pinoy
Thoughts of Gray Novembers In My Soul (Part I)
Anything under the sun
San Joaquin – Cradle of Malay civilization (2)


Atty. Rene Villa’s thoughts on responsible citizenry

/ Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Destroying our planet

/ Philip S. Chua, MD

Bull's Eye:
From the e-mail


Comelec’s ‘miseducation’ and ‘misplaced’ homophobia

/ Rhea B. Peñaflor

Down South:
Celebrating Davao writers

/ Gail Ilagan


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


The Light Brigade

The Light Brigade

These days, almost everything depends on electricity. Gone are the days when we could survive without using an electrical gadget or appliance. In fact, most of us Filipinos cannot imagine the coming Christmas season without the twinkling lights

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SM Storyland Idols winners named

The Search for SM Storyland Idol turned out to be successful as it held the grand finals last October 17, 2009, 4 PM at the Event Center of SM City Iloilo. Contestants gave their best but Myrtle Abigail Sarroza bagged the grand prize for the Teen Division.

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United colors at the Arevalo Elem. School

The Arevalo Elementary School celebrated the United Nation’s Month recently. It started with a parade around Arevalo district and a program at the school. The event was made colorful by the students dressed in varied costumes of the world,

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Columbus Day 2009 Celebration

The Knights of Columbus, Molo Council 5028 celebrated Columbus Day on Oct. 9, 2009 with an early morning mass at Molo Church. This was followed by a motorcade around Molo, La Paz, Jaro and Mandurriao.


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