December 3, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Number of bets in City for 2010 polls rise

The number of candidates for the May 2010 elections in Iloilo City increased compared to the number of candidates in the 2007 elections. There are 57 candidates who filed their certificates of candidacy for the 15 local elective posts.

City Comelec Assistant 2 Jonathan Sayno said there are four candidates for congressman, five for mayor, six for vice mayor and 42 for councilor.

40 bets vie for various positions in Iloilo

A total of 40 bets filed their certificates of candidacy (CoC) for various positions at the Commission on Election (Comelec) Provincial Office at the end of the filing period midnight of Tuesday. Five candidates will vie for governorship, two for vice governorship, 21 for board members and 12 for representatives. Remarkably, in the First District only incumbent Rep. Janette Loreto-Garin

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Despite the government’s firearms amnesty program, around 40,000 unlicensed firearms were still unaccounted for in the whole region according to the Police Regional Office 6.

Around 40T unlicensed guns still abound in WV

More than 40,000 unlicensed firearms still abound in Western Visayas despite the recent firearms amnesty program of the government.


Chin a DPA of Gonzalez-Gonzalez ticket?

City Mayor Jerry Treñas described Engr. Mike Chin as a deep penetration agent (DPA) of the Gonzalez-Gonzalez tandem.

Treñas appoints Duron as new TF Adam’s Apple head

Mayor Jerry Treñas replaced Councilor Ely Estante as chair of the Task Force Adam’s Apple effective December 1, 2009. He was replaced by former Bakhaw Barangay Captain George Duron.

3rd UPV Graduate Research Conference

UP Visayas Graduate Program Office invites teachers, researchers, staff and students to the: 3rd UPV Graduate Research Conference 0n Saturday, 5 December 2009 at the UPV Auditorium, Iloilo City.


Dadivas blames LP defections to Del Rosario-Bermejo rift

ROXAS CITY – Former Cong. Rodriquez “Roging” Dadivas claimed that the root cause why Liberal Party (LP) suffered factionalism was the rift between City Mayor Vicente Bermejo and 1st District Cong. Antonio del Rosario.

Dadivas congressional bid for ‘unfinished business’

ROXAS CITY – Former 1st District Cong. Rodriquez “Roging” Dadivas filed his Certificate of Candidacy (COC) last Tuesday at the Provincial Commission on Election (Comelec) purportedly to finish his “unfinished business.”

‘Hugod Capisnon’ to showcase best products

ROXAS CITY – Farmers and fisherfolks in Capiz will come together in Roxas City on December 3 for the opening of the agri-aqua fair.


Bacolod City Comelec records 69 bets for 2010 polls

BACOLOD CITY – The Bacolod City Comelec has recorded six candidates for congressman, four for mayor, four for vice mayor and 55 for city councilors for next year’s election.

Climate Change: A must teach topic in public high schools

BACOLOD CITY — Teachers in the Division of Bacolod City teach Climate Change to their students systematically as it is a vital part of the Philippine Secondary Schools Learning Competency (PSSLC).

Dad urges CEO to fast-track NDCC funded projects

BACOLOD CITY — Sangguniang Panlungsod Member Roberto Rojas, chair of the Committee on Public Works, yesterday passed a resolution addressed to Mayor Evelio Leonardia to direct the City Engineer’s Office (CEO) through Engr. Teresita Guadalupe


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Circus galore

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

Syndrome of impunity

/ Bob J. Mahadali


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Down South:
Tectonic movement

/ Gail Ilagan


Mikaela Harder shines

Mikaela Harder shines

Mikaela Sophia Harder, SM Little Stars 2009 First-Runner Up, already has the makings of a star even at a young age of four. “Missy”, as she is fondly called, is the daughter of Rolf Dieter and Gladys Harder.

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St. Anne Medical Clinic on its 3rd year of service

True to its fundamental principle of charity, the Knights of Columbus, Molo Council 5028 has established St. Anne Medical Clinic on June 2006. It is situated at the ground floor of St. Anne Parish Molo Convent.

---------------------------------------- Ako Mismo

Ako Mismo: Pushing for a socially responsible youth

To initiate a positive change in society, the youth has to learn to help others without being asked. This is the purpose of “Ako Mismo”, an advocacy launched in Iloilo City recently. The launching at the Provincial Capitol Grounds consisted of different activities that enjoined the cooperation of the youth.

----------------------------------------This time, it’s Fish Spa

This time, it’s Fish Spa

A new experience now awaits the lovers of body and foot spa in Bacolod City as Cataliya Thai Herb Spa enters the scene with the first FISH SPA in Visayas and Mindanao. Amusing but true. The fish variety more known as FISH DOCTOR is a special variety of very small fish in size that come from Turkey


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