February 18, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Iloilo guv eyes state of calamity for Western Visayas

Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas Sr. will push for the declaration of Western Visayas under the state of calamity amid the onslaught of the El Niño phenomenon affecting five out of six provinces in the region including Iloilo province.

Tupas made the pronouncement after his meeting with the Department of Agriculture (DA) officials to determine the extent

Visayas LGUs gear up for 2nd ONE Visayas celebration

As a follow up to the success of last year’s ONE Visayas Celebration held in Cebu City, the Regional Development Councils of Eastern, Central and Western Visayas will hold the 2nd ONE Visayas Celebration on March 11-14, 2010 in Roxas City to be hosted by the Province of Capiz.

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Children plunge on the water at Fort San Pedro to stave off the heat of the sun.

Probe up vs cop identified with Gonzalez

A police major is now under investigation for allegedly harassing residents of Brgy. Pala-Pala Zone 2, Iloilo City over the weekend.

No less than PNP Regional Director Chief Supt. Isagani Cuevas wanted that an in-depth investigation be conducted against Chief Insp. Musa Amiyong, deputy chief of the Iloilo City Public Safety Management Company.


PhilHealth VI recognizes partner stakeholders

In celebration of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation’s 15th anniversary this February, PhilHealth Regional Office VI (PhRO VI) will bestow recognition to its chosen partner stakeholders.

Search for the TOSP 2010 for Region VI is on

Nominations from tertiary institutions in Westen Visayas are now accepted for this year’s nationwide search for the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines (TOSP).

K-ITO project to employ 52 youth mentors

SAN JOSE, Antique – The Kabataan- Information Technology (K-ITO) project will employ 52 youth-mentors in an effort of the Department of Labor and Employment to provide jobs for the disadvantage and out of school youth.


Capiz records 431,368 registered voters

ROXAS CITY – The province of Capiz has a total of 431,368 registered voters based on the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) provincial office statistical data released last February 9 in view of the national and local elections in May 10, 2010.

162T Capiceños benefit from gov’t insurance program

ROXAS CITY – More than 162,000 Capiceños have health insurance coverage under the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth).

Tanco-Contreras tandem tops survey

ROXAS CITY – Reelectionist Governor Victor Tanco, Sr. and running-mate for vice governor Board Member Esteban “Nonoy”Contreras, both under the Liberal Party (LP), led the survey commissioned by Bombo Radyo-Roxas in the first week of this month.


DA readies measures for El Niño effects

BACOLOD CITY — The Department of Agriculture has started crafting measures and these are being positioned through the department’s regional field units to mitigate the adverse impact of El Niño.

NGCP assures Cebu PB of stable power supply by March

The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) has assured the Cebu Provincial Board (PB) that the power situation in Cebu will stabilize by next month.


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down south:
They come in peace

/ Gail Ilagan

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/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Facebook and My Muse

/ Jyska Therese Kuan Ken


Ballet Philippine performs in Iloilo

Ballet Philippine performs in Iloilo

Intense, dynamic, intimate! These words describe the ambiance inside SM Cinema 6 when Ballet Philippines performed last February 3. The show’s theme was “Neo Filipino in a Time of Change,” and it was a collaboration of Filipino dances in ballet dance.

---------------------------------------- Artekalye


“Artekalye” is an art festival along Artekalye Street, the road Beside Riverside Hospital, which is now the Bacolod Artists’ Haven. The event is being spearheaded by the Arts Association of Bacolod-Negros.

---------------------------------------- The Nazaria Lagos Day

The Nazaria Lagos Day

December 23, 2009 was the Nazaria Lagos Day and Thanksgiving Day of Barangay Jaguimit, Duenas, Iloilo. By virtue of Barangay Resolution No. 54 of the Sangguniang Barangay of Barangay Jaguimit, Duenas, Iloilo, the officials adopted a resolution

---------------------------------------- A colorful Chinese New Year

A colorful Chinese New Year

The celebration of the Chinese New Year last February 12, a Friday, was a colorful and grand one. It started with a parade from the Provincial Capitol Area, passing through Iznart and JM Basa streets, and ending at the Plazoleta Gay where a cultural show followed.


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