December 21, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Mobile groups gear for ‘nationwide’ deployment

The Philippine National Police (PNP)’s mobile groups are up for bigger challenges ahead.

PNP Regional Director Chief Supt. Isagani Cuevas said this as he bared that all mobile groups will be restructured and reorganized and renamed.

DOLE: Release 13th month pay by Dec. 24

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) are reminding all employers of their responsibility to release their workers 13th Month Pay on or before December 24, this year,

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Mayor Jerry Treñas leads the drum beat to start the opening salvo of the Dinagyang Festival

Mayor Jerry Treñas leads the drum beat to start the opening salvo of the Dinagyang Festival at the freedom grandstand as spectators flock and tribes held a street dancing in Iloilo City last Dec. 18, 2009.

Trenas expresses gratitude to ati tribes, sponsors

CITY Mayor Jerry Trenas expressed his appreciation to the 16 ati participating tribes and the sponsors of the Dinagyang festival. “We are very proud all of you. Your continuing support is a clear manifestation of your devotion to Senor Sto. Nino.”


Tighter watch for expired, defective X’mas goodies sought

Senator Mar Roxas today called on the government to be more vigilant in protecting public interest against unscrupulous businessmen who take advantage of the holiday rush consumer spending by selling expired and defective Christmas delicacies and stuff.

RIU-6 nabs basag-kotse suspect in Bacolod City

A suspected member of the Basag-Kotse gang operating in Iloilo City was arrested very recently at Bacolod City.

Insurance of soldiers improved

Last Thursday, December 17, the Armed Forces Chief-of-Staff Gen Victor S Ibrado AFP signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the President of the Armed Forces and Police Mutual Benefit Association, Inc. (AFPMBAI) RAdm Rufino S Lopez Jr AFP (Ret) that will improve the insurance protection of all personnel of the AFP.

CEB highlights inter-island flights from Iloilo

The Philippines’ leading carrier Cebu Pacific (CEB) underscores inter-island flights from Iloilo as the most convenient way to travel around the Philippines.


SP approves 683M Capitol loan

ROXAS CITY – The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) during the special session on Friday has confirmed and ratified the loan agreements and its amendments providing credit facility, which Capiz Governor Victor Tanco, Sr entered into with the Philippine Veterans Bank in the amount of P683,160,000.

Tanco cites more projects in the city

ROXAS CITY – Capiz Governor Victor Tanco has cited several projects in Roxas City, contradicting the claim of City Mayor Vicente Bermejo that Senator Mar Roxas, 1st District Congressman Antonio del Rosario and he (Tanco) had no contribution in the city’s priority projects.


Belen making contest at New Government Center on

Six groups are now vying for the P40,000 grand prize in the first ever Belen Making Contest held by the Bacolod City Government. The Belens now occupy a prominent portion at the fountain area in front of the New Government Center.

Kabankalan reaps Pagdayaw 2009 awards

Kabankalan City reaped four awards in Pagdayaw 2009 of the Excellence in Local Government Award Local Governance held at the Iloilo Grand Hotel in Iloilo City recently.


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As seen on TV
He who has courage cast the first stone
From gray to black
Journalists slaughtered in the line of duty
Eye Opener
Celebrate Birth of Jesus Christ Reverently
The War on Dengue


Life lessons from student nurses

/ Kathy M. Villalon

We are not Vampires

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Anything under the sun:
The world of Mother Rosario (2)

/ Atty. Rex Salvilla

Trauma nation

/ Gail Ilagan

Worst is coming?

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon


A multi-awarded Iloilo Integrated Christian Ace Int’l School

A multi-awarded Iloilo Integrated Christian Ace Int’l School

“For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” This challenging verse from Matthew 6:21 reverberated throughout the 17th “School of Tomorrow” Philippine National Student Convention held at Legazpi City, Albay last October.

----------------------------------------Beautify your car at Splash Carwash Express

Beautify your car at Splash Carwash Express

There’s now a sophisticated car wash in Iloilo City with the opening of Splash Carwash Express recently. The management, composed of Vincent Tajanlangit and Jose Ma. Lucero warmly welcomed the invited guests.

----------------------------------------Aisha Peñalosa’s Prologue

Aisha Peñalosa’s Prologue

Aisha Peñalosa’s career in fashion designing was officially launched with her first ever show entitled “Prologue” at Robinsons Place Iloilo recently. Aisha’s inspiration were her old designs way back in high school.

---------------------------------------- Los Papas Grill opens

Los Papas Grill opens

Your Pink Pepper and TNT’s Menen Sang-alan graced the opening of Los Papas Grill recently and we were met by its owners, Joann and Alex Bañares and their children Clarissa, Nicole and John Raphael.


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