February 26, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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AFP chief to men: Violate gun ban, face dismissal

Some 35 members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) nationwide are now facing the risk of being discharged from the military service.

SP not keen on placing city in ‘state of imminent danger’

Sangguniang Panglungsod will still find out if there is basis for Iloilo City to be declared under the state of imminent danger of a calamity. The committee on social services and disaster relief chaired by City Councilor Jeffrey

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An Army truck loaded with soldiers patrol the hinterlands of Central Panay.

An Army truck loaded with soldiers patrol the hinterlands of Central Panay. Armed Forces Philippines chief of staff Gen. Victor Ibrado warns soldiers against violating the election gun ban as they could be discharged from the military service.

Iloilo City not a top tourist destination

Iloilo City is not one among the 14 top tourist destinations in the country declared by the Department of Tourism (DOT) based on the number of tourist arrivals.


Cabbie shot dead by gasoline boy

A taxi driver was killed while undergoing treatment after he was shot Wednesday afternoon at the Forbes LPG Station located at Alta Tierra Village, Brgy. Quintin Salas, Jaro, Iloilo City.

Ibrado opts for retirement than extension

Come March 10, 2010, AFP chief of staff Gen. Victor Ibrado will be 56 years old, the mandatory age of retirement for those in the military service.

DOLE 6 ready to assist farmers affected by El Niño

Due to the devastating effects of the dry spell brought about by the El Niño Phenomenon, the Department of Labor and Employment 6 has prepared emergency plan to mitigate the effects of prolonged dry spell to farmers whose crop were totally damaged.

DOLE opens new Kabataan ITO site in Iloilo City

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 6 opened on Tuesday, February 23, a new site for its Kabataan ITO project at the 2nd Level of Gaisano City Mall, La Paz, Iloilo City, in collaboration with its partners, the ACSI College, Gaisano City Mall and Globe Telecom.


Tanco answers issue on P683M loan

ROXAS CITY – Capiz Gov. Victor Tanco, Sr. said here recently that the P683 million is not yet a loan but it is only a standby credit facility of the province to the bank.

Politics cause pull out of 47IB in Dumarao

ROXAS CITY – Dumarao Mayor Leslie Warren “Beboy” Benjamen said that the request to pull-out the 47th Infantry Battalion, Philippine Army (PA) from their town was to ensure clean, honest, orderly, non-partisan and peaceful 2010 election.

Joc-joc: Fertilizer scam issue a mere black propaganda

ROXAS CITY – Gubernatorial candidate former Agriculture Usec. Jocelyn “Jocjoc” Bolante of Ugyon Kita Capiz (UKC) said here recently that the alleged P728 million fertilizer scam is a dirty political propaganda thrown against him by dirty politics.


Negros Occidental conducts 55 cloud seeding sorties

BACOLOD CITY — Since the start of the cloud seeding operation first week of February, the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist, this province, has conducted 55 sorties as of February 21.

Leonardia forms Task Force El Niño

BACOLOD CITY — Mayor Evelio Leonardia yesterday established a Bacolod City Task Force on El Niño which is tasked to conduct a periodic monitoring and data gathering on the effects of El Niño phenomenon in the area of Bacolod City and its neighboring cities.

City Gov’t turns over P1.5M to CLMMRH

The Bacolod City Government, through Mayor Evelio Leonardia, turned over yesterday to Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital (CLMMRH) the initial amount of P1.5 million that will form part of the Bacolod City Emergency Medical Assistance Program, an annual project of the city government that is aimed at helping the less privileged cope with their medical expenses.


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They come in peace

/ Gail Ilagan


A Paraw Regatta Day

A Paraw Regatta Day

The 38th Iloilo Paraw Regatta held last February 20 and 21, 2010 along Villa Beach, was quite a success. Compared to the previous celebrations, this year’s was not boring. Thus, despite the challenges posed by the biting heat of the sun, with a kid in tow on a work-leisure event,

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Kabayan Hotel: Home of convenience and relaxation

Genuine service, clean, safe and secured, accessible, convenient place, rooms and foods that reasonably fits to your pocket. Kabayan Hotel answers your needs with their new amenities and priceless Pinoy hospitality that surely make your hotel accommodation something remembering.

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Remembering Brother Knights

The officers and members of the Knights of Columbus Molo Council 5028 remember brother knights who have rendered long years of meritorious and unselfish service in the promotion of the ideals and principles of the order.

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Labor of Love

“Sikat”, the second solar car in the Philippines, was created by a team of De La Salle University Manila students who are taking up Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE) and Mechanical Engineering (ME).


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