March 18, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Hepa A outbreak in Sara, San Joaquin villages confirmed

The Iloilo Provincial Health Office (IPHO) confirmed its earlier fear of a Hepatitis A outbreak in Sara and San Joaquin towns in the province of Iloilo. Provincial Health Officer Dr. Ma. Socorro Quiñon said that the anti-hepatitis A virus result earlier sent to the Provincial Health Officer

DA readies assistance for El Niño-affected sectors

The government continues to monitor and assess the effects of the El Niño phenomenon on crops, fisheries and other vulnerable sectors even as it readies assistance and other interventions to help those affected by the prolonged dry spell in Western Visayas.

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POLITICAL COLORS. Ribbons of yellow and orange line up the streets of Iloilo City

POLITICAL COLORS. Ribbons of yellow and orange line up the streets of Iloilo City with the elections just two months away. Every candidate is carrying a political color and each color comes with it certain promises of a better life for the Filipinos. When the elected official assumes office, will the same colors be given justice or rather, will promises be delivered?

War vets celebrate 65th Liberation Day

A grand civic-military parade is set today as the Sixth Military District World War II Veterans Association Inc. commemorates the 65th anniversary of the Liberation of Panay, Guimaras and Romblon.


Cop nabbed for gun ban breach

“In gun ban, only regular members of PNP/AFP and other law enforcers, in prescribed uniform, are authorized to carry firearms.”

Treñas wants better police performance

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas expects the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) to perform their duties with the assumption of Sr. Supt. Eugenio Espejo as the OIC city police director.

Village dad goes scot-free after firing his gun inside police detachment

Several members of the Jaro Police Station are now facing probe after they allegedly did not arrest a barangay captain who indiscriminately fired his gun Tuesday morning inside a barangay hall cum police detachment.

PRO6 opens recruitment for new cops

Assessment of applicants for Police Officers 1 is now going at Police Regional Office 6 (PRO6). PRO6 is allocated with 750 slots to fill in the vacancies in the organization due to retirement, resignation, death, and dismissal.


Diaz: No power crisis in Capiz due to El Niño

ROXAS CITY – Panay island and the rest of Visayas to include Capiz province and this city will not experience power shortage as what Mindanao is currently suffering due to El Niño phenomenon.

Dumarao police rules out politics in Tanco supporter’s slay

DUMARAO, Capiz – The police could not confirm insinuations that the killing of Ruben Dorado is politically motivated as there is no evidence or witness that would prove the same.

One Visayas celebration successful—Tesoro

ROXAS CITY – The holding of One Visayas, One People, One Destiny celebration in the province of Capiz on March 11–14 was successful and fruitful, Provincial Tourism Office Al Tesoro said.


Shift to drought resistance rice variety

BACOLOD CITY — The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PRRI) is calling on farmers to shift to drought resistant rice seed varieties that can withstand long hot weather and yield better harvest compared to the ordinary variety.

DOH reports no unusual diseases due to El Niño

BACOLOD CITY — If the El Niño phenomenon has caused havoc to agriculture, the Department of Health Secretary Esperanza Cabral told local media here that the dry spell has not really caused so much of a problem health wise.


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Salute to the Ilonggo WW2 heroes

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

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Good news for ‘pirate’ printer
young voice:
Taxi Ride

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


Caper Berry opens

Caper Berry opens

Caper Berry, a restaurant that specializes in Mexican food and a little bit of international fare, has opened along Burgos Street, La Paz recently. Warmly greeting the guests were owners Ador Apuan and Khoie Haresco.

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Green Mango Bangus Fiesta

At Green Mango, it always feels like fiesta!

Hordes of health buffs will be delighted this summertime with an oh-so fresh new table treat. If you’re in for a hearty meal, head straight to your favorite Green Mango branch for a super healthy and mouth-watering plateful

----------------------------------------RCJ Balasan Special Bibingka

RCJ Balasan Special Bibingka

SOME people think that making bibingka is somewhat the same, thus you can buy from any stall. However, this is not the case. There is always one that stands out. It’s the RCJ Balasan Special Bibingka.

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Amigo Food Odyssey opens

Hop from one food cart to another to taste all-time favorites like noodles, siopao, siomai, squid balls, shrimp balls, shawarmah, and more with the opening of the Amigo Food Odyssey at the parking area of Amigo Plaza Mall.



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