February 19, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Task Force Mondia formed, politics eyed in killing

Police have yet to determine the motive and the identity of the two suspects in the killing of a mayoralty candidate in Pulupandan, Negros Occidental Wednesday night in Jaro, Iloilo City, but one thing is certain: the suspects are hired assassins.

Comelec orders review of election security plan

Commission on Elections (Comelec) regional director Atty. Dennis Ausan yesterday said the Regional Joint Security Control Center (RJSCC) will review their election security operation plan after former Pulupandan Mayor Luis Mondia Jr. was shot dead Wednesday inside the Jaro Cathedral compound.

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Papal Nuncio to the Philippines Archbishop Joseph Edward Adams arrives at the San Sebastian Cathedral in Bacolod City.

Papal Nuncio to the Philippines Archbishop Joseph Edward Adams arrives at the San Sebastian Cathedral in Bacolod City. The Papal Nuncio was in the city yesterday for the historic blessing, inauguration and turn over of the 8-storey Pope John Paul II Memorial Tower at the Reclamation Area.

Ilonggo seafarers to show mettle in 38th Iloilo Paraw Regatta

The seamanship of Ilonggo seafarers will once again be tested in thse 38th Iloilo Paraw Regatta sailboat competition this coming Sunday, February 21. Iloilo Paraw Regatta is one of the city’s well-placed tourism events after the Dinagyang festival.


Refugio faces 90-day preventive suspension

The PNP Provincial Internal Affairs Service (PIAS) found probable cause for the filing of an administrative charge against the policeman accused of harassing the children of Mayor Jerry Treñas.

Cuevas warns cops against non-wearing of uniform

PNP Regional Director Chief Supt. Isagani Cuevas warned that sanctions will be slapped against policemen for non-wearing of complete uniform.

Teenage girl gang raped by four men?

A teenage girl alleged that she was raped by four men at a secluded area in Brgy. Desamparados, Jaro, Iloilo City early morning of Wednesday.


Groundbreaking for P55M district hospital in Dao held

DAO, Capiz—Department of Health (DOH) regional office and the provincial government led by Capiz Gov. Victor Tanco, Sr, held a groundbreaking ceremony and laying of time capsule for the construction of P55 million building of Sen. Gerry Roxas Memorial Hospital in Barangay Balucuan here yesterday morning.

Villar-Legarda ‘virtually’ invade Roxas’ bailiwick

ROXAS CITY – Nacionalista Party (NP) candidates led by standard bearer Manny Villar and running mate Loren Legarda virtually invaded the bailiwick of Sen. Mar Roxas last Wednesday.

Capiz PNP nets 15 gun ban violators so far

ROXAS CITY – Fifteen violators of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) gun ban and illegal possession of firearms have been apprehended by police authorities in Capiz since the prohibition of carrying firearms was implemented on Jan. 10 in view of the upcoming May polls.


Bacolod City gets P1.65M for SEA-K associations

The Local Government of Bacolod City recently received a total of P1,650,000 for its 11 Self-Employment Assistance-Kaunlaran Associations (SEA-K).

BCC entrance exams sked

BACOLOD CITY — Schedule for entrance examinations for would-be students of Bacolod City College is as follows: Bachelor in Elementary Education and BS Secondary Education will be on April 15, 2010 and April 22, 2010. 


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Tying the knot

Tying the knot

Many moons ago, Katherine Anne Sarabia and Robert Babst, met, fell in love, and became a couple. Even if they had preferred a small wedding, Katherine and Robert had to perish the thought.

---------------------------------------- Miag-ao’s Salakayan Festival

Miag-ao’s Salakayan Festival

Attending the Salakayan Festival of Miag-ao was such an experience. Although the Salakayan Contest, a street drama, took place at a somewhat narrow road in front of the Miag-ao Church, the performers fared well and delighted the crowd.

---------------------------------------- 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.


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