February 9, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Rabies cases in Iloilo City reach alarming stage

Rabies cases in Iloilo City has reached alarming stage prompting the city government to activate the Iloilo City Rabies Control Committee.

The City Veterinary Office has recorded six rabies cases from January until early part of February this year.

Catholic faithful protest removal of Virgin Mary statue in Boracay

Devout Roman Catholics and parishioners on Boracay Island could not help but vocalize their opposition over the removal of a statue of Virgin Mary at Willy’s Rock in Brgy. Balabag, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan.

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The grotto of the Virgin Mary atop the Willy's Rock in Brgy. Balabag, Boracay Island has become a tourist attraction since it was put up in 1986.

The grotto of the Virgin Mary atop the Willy's Rock in Brgy. Balabag, Boracay Island has become a tourist attraction since it was put up in 1986. Today the grotto can no longer be seen as its owner, a newly convert Christian, decided to remove it and replaced with a Ten Commandments tablet.

PRO-6 eyes politicos in illegal gambling racket

In recent months, there have been reports of resurgence of illegal gambling in Iloilo province.

Even Police Regional Office (PRO) VI admitted to this fact, as it ordered the Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) to step its campaign against illegal gambling.


2 killed, 4 wounded in Dumarao shooting

A burst of gunfire concluded a community dance at a remote barangay of Sagrada Familia in Dumarao, Capiz.

Gun ban violators balloon to 68

In less than a month since the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) total gun ban implementation, 68 persons were already arrested in Western Visayas.

Comelec identifies common poster areas in Iloilo City

As the campaign period for national candidates begin today (February 9), the Commission on Elections (Comelec) here has identified seven areas in Iloilo City as common poster areas.

HUDCC housing projects serve over 3,000 households

The Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) said their housing project sites under President Arroyo’s Executive order No. 20, as of the end of 2009 are now reaching out to more than 3,000 households.


SC rules Senate has no power to judge any criminal guilt, says Bolante

ROXAS CITY – Citing a Supreme Court ruling, former Agriculture Usec. Jocelyn “Jocjoc” Bolante said that the high court has emphatically ruled that the Senate has no authority to prosecute or judge anyone thus, the determination of criminal guilt, are not functions of the Senate, Congress is neither a law enforcement nor a trial agency.

Capiz dads commend Senate adoption of Blue Ribbon report

ROXAS CITY – The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) on its regular session last Thursday has approved a resolution commending the Senate of the Philippine for adopting the Blue Ribbon Committee report seeking for the filing of plunder and other charges against former Agriculture Usec. Jocelyn “Jocjoc” Bolante, et al, before the Ombudsman.

Feb. 11 is EBJ Day

Various activities have been lined up by the Antique Provincial Historical and Cultural Council (AHCC) in line with the commemoration of the 24th death anniversary of Antique Gov. Evelio B. Javier (EBJ).


PGMA is proud of Bacolod’s ICT-BPO growth

BACOLOD CITY — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in her tour of the Cyber Corridor cities all over the country said she is proud of the thriving Information Communication-Business Process Outsourcing industry in the city.

BI to implement VIMS nationwide in 2010

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) will expand its visa-issuance-made-simple (VIMS) program to include other areas in the provinces in line with the agency’s thrust to eradicate red tape and extend faster services to the transacting public.


God and sports
As seen on TV
Nursing is in the heart
Maguindanao Massacre (4)
Diabetes and Sex
Eye Opener
Jamora-Malabor candidacies potential alternative?
An Open Letter to: The Ex-pat Files


Santino’s reminders

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Bull's Eye:
Noynoy’s advocacy


One vote has power (3)


Campaign fatigue: No time for sex?

/ Dr. Cesar Yap, Jr.


The Photoworld Asia

The Photoworld Asia

Photoworld Asia was started by the Federation of Photography. This is where all Asian photographers get together at some time each year with a common pursuit to photograph.

---------------------------------------- Iloilo Radio Shack opens

Iloilo Radio Shack opens

THE best of home theater systems, professional audio systems, karaoke, professional lightings, lasers as well as rentals and installation and other services in relation to these are now in Iloilo City.

---------------------------------------- Baile Latino!

Baile Latino!

THE Kasadyahan Festival last January 23 was a venue for organizations to showcase their talents in an afternoon event entitled “Baile Latino.” Meaning “Latin dancing,” the event was a play of extravagant and colorful costumes

---------------------------------------- ‘Estudyante Negosyante’

‘Estudyante Negosyante’

Eleven groups of students from varied universities tried their luck in earning during the Dinagyang Festival last January 22 to 24, 2010 in a competition entitled “Estudyante Negosyante."



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