March 4, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Proliferation of indelible ink not alarming–Comelec

As far as the Commission on Elections (Comelec) is concerned, there’s no cause for alarm over the illegal proliferation of indelible ink.

“The fact is we don’t have an indelible ink for the May 10, 2010 elections,” said Comelec regional director Atty. Dennis Ausan.

Lately, a “concerned citizen” of Iloilo City forwarded samples of indelible ink with Comelec markings to a local television station.

PNP clarifies dress code for cops acting as escorts

For purpose of uniformity and to do away with confusions, Police Regional Office (PRO) VI clarified the proper dress code for policemen acting as security details of politicians.

PNP Regional Director Chief Supt. Isagani Cuevas stressed that policemen when on official duty should wear GOA (general officer attire) B or the blue uniform.

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A teen prepares buko (coconut) juice in order to sell this to those who wish to quench their thirst especially during this summer season.

A teen prepares buko (coconut) juice in order to sell this to those who wish to quench their thirst especially during this summer season. The country is now experiencing El Niño, which according to the PAG-ASA, will last until June 2010.

Treñas pissed off with CENRO chief

City Mayor Jerry Treñas yesterday expressed his disappointment on the halfhearted attitude of City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) head Engr.

Possible Hepa A outbreak also noted in San Joaquin town

Aside from Sara town, the Iloilo Provincial Health Office is also keeping a close watch on the municipality of San Joaquin. This, after several residents showed symptoms associated with Hepatitis A.


Ilonggos pledge to switch off lights at Earth Hour 2010

Iloilo Gov. Niel D. Tupas and Iloilo City Vice Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog led various groups here in expressing their commitment of support to Earth Hour 2010 during the launching of Earth Hour 2010 held March 2 at the University of the Philippines in the Visayas here.

Treñas to ask NDCC’s help if SP turns down request

City Mayor Jerry Treñas said he will seek the help of the National Disaster and Coordinating Council (NDCC) should the Sangguniang Panlungsod junk the request declaring the city under the state of imminent danger of a calamity.

Plagata resigns as TTWG chair

One of the three city councilors holding a position as chairman of a commission had resigned in compliance with the Supreme Court decision that deemed appointed officials automatically resigned once they filed their certificates of candidacy (CoCs).

Micro Ensure Philippines strengthens services with Grepalife, Malayan Insurance

Micro Ensure Philippines, the country’s only insurance company hailed for its focus and dedication to the poor, strengthens its services today.


Capiz shellfish remains red tide-free

ROXAS CITY – Fishery officials assures the public that shellfish and other aqua marine products in Capiz are still safe to eat.

Roxas to grace 2nd One Visayas celebration in Capiz, too

ROXAS CITY – Aside from President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo who is expected to grace One Visayas celebration, Sen. Manuel Roxas, Liberal Party (LP) vice presidential candidate is also expected to grace the event although in a separate location and time.

Complainant denies politician is behind case vs Tanco, et al

ROXAS CITY – A lone accuser who filed a case against Capiz Gov. Victor Tanco, Sr. and 11 others in the Ombudsman claimed that no politician is behind him.


Cloud seeding brings rain to areas in Negros Occ. 

After more than two months of heavy cloud seeding over Negros Occ. skies, the efforts finally paid off. 

CPOC’s “Tulak” to screen at SM City

The Bacolod City Peace and Order Council’s anti-drug campaign through a movie entitled “Tulak” will be on screen this coming March 5 – 7 at SM City Cinema 2.


Learning from the global warming fiasco
Legal adoption and its advantages (1)
Two Critiques: ‘Avatar’ vis-à-vis ‘Cinema Paradiso’
Automatic Heart Shocker
As seen on TV
2010 so far
The winter of our content


4 G’s

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

down south:

/ Gail Ilagan

Additional years of basic schooling is not a solution

/ Raphael Locario


Spa Riviera’s Naked for Wellness

Spa Riviera’s Naked for Wellness

Spa Riviera launched its coffee table book “Naked for Wellness” at SM City Iloilo recently. Featured on its pages are the varied services they offer and of course, being enjoyed by its company model, Ria Bolivar.

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Kasal sa Kalye

LAST February 14, 2010 Heart’s Day, the Artekalye Art Festival had their first and only “Kasal sa Kalye” or wedding on the street wherein the union of Mary Jane Calvario and Rodel Sequijor was done artistically.

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Simply Ana

Ana Maria Barbara Castigador Yranela, 21, stood out among the Robinsons Campus Fashionista 2009 contenders. She’s gifted with a physique that fashion designers would go gaga for to don their creations

---------------------------------------- JCI Iloilo and JCI Regatta and their Pinta de Layag and Pinta Tawo Affairs

JCI Iloilo and JCI Regatta and their Pinta de Layag and Pinta Tawo Affairs

Active and young community leaders composing the Junior Chamber International chapters of JCI Iloilo and JCI Regatta joined efforts in supporting the famous Paraw Regatta festivity


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