March 24, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Grenade lobbed at Treñas’ ancestral house

First it was Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas’ pawnshop which got robbed. Second, a grenade that was lobbed at the family-owned bakeshop. And it did not end there.

Yesterday morning, another grenade was thrown at the mayor’s ancestral home in Brgy. Taal, Molo, Iloilo City.

Raul Sr. irked by claim linking him to grenade throwing

Former Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez Sr. was annoyed by accusations linking him again to the grenade throwing incident at the ancestral house of the Treñas family early morning yesterday.

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File photo shows how close Mayor Jerry Treñas and former Sec. Raul Gonzalez Sr. are during the good times.

File photo shows how close Mayor Jerry Treñas and former Sec. Raul Gonzalez Sr. are during the good times.

Mayor’s son, 2 others rapped for kagawad’s murder

A murder charge was already filed against three suspects who ambushed one of the political leaders of Cong. Niel “Jun-Jun” Tupas, Jr.  

And it looks like politics was really behind the killing of Brgy. Kagawad Arsenio Flaviano of Plandico, Concepcion town.


Dr. Romeo Ocampo speaks at ICNHS Class ‘50 60th Year Homecoming

Dr. Romeo Ocampo, a prominent surgeon and family medicine practitioner in Pennsylvania, USA will be the guest speaker during Class 1950 ICNHS 60th Year Alumni Homecoming on April 10, 2010 to be held at the Marina Restaurant, Diversion Road starting at 8 a.m.

Iloilo City joins global river clean up

Ilonggos will converge Thursday for a clean-up of the Iloilo River in relation to the celebration of World Water Week.

Autopsy: At least 2 suspects killed sex worker in Loboc

Police are looking at the possibility that there are at least two suspects who killed the freelance sex worker whose body was found in Brgy. Loboc, La Paz district, Iloilo last Thursday.

DA 6 to intensify hybrid rice production

The Department of Agriculture, RFU 6 will intensify hybrid rice production among compact rice cluster areas this coming wet season to cope with the production losses brought by the long dry spell or El Niño in the region.


Blessing and dedication of P18M CEH centennial building held

ROXAS CITY – The newly finished 3-storey Capiz Emmanuel Hospital (CEH) Centennial Building worth P18 million was blessed and inaugurated yesterday morning. It was attended by top ranking officials of the hospital and Filamer Christian College.

Kin seeks NBI help in Tanco supporter’s slay probe

ROXAS CITY – The family of Ruben Dorado is now seeking the help of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to conduct a separate investigation as to who are the suspects and the motive of the victim’s killing.

Villasis vows to support education once get elected

ROXAS CITY – A prominent lawyer and successful businessman in Manila who returned back in Capiz to run as independent board member in May 10, 2010 vowed to support education program once get elected.


DOH encourages ‘AIDS in the workplace program’

BACOLOD CITY — With the increasing number of infected HIV-AIDS patients in the last three years as noted by the Department of Health, it is encouraging and supporting programs to counter the increase.

Bacolod holds first Farmers’ Summit

The Bacolod City Government, in coordination with the Highly Urbanized City Agricultural and Fishery Council, will hold tomorrow the first ever Bacolod City Farmers’ Summit at the proposed Bacolod Food Terminal in Barangay Alijis.

BSP appeals for coin circulation

BACOLOD CITY — Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Deputy Governor Diwa Guinigundo made an appeal to the public to use their coins and help BSP in its circulation.


Death and Mortality
Crucifying the Church
Pacquiao-Clottey exits history; Julaton enters
As seen on TV
Marching out of the country
World Glaucoma Week
The May elections, for starters (Part III)


bull's eye:
Suspicions, speculations

down south:
The lonely top

/ Gail Ilagan

Jingles, jokes, twits, and texts

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon


Cebu Pacific’s media lunch

Cebu Pacific’s media lunch

Cebu Pacific and the Iloilo media got together for a superb buffet lunch at Suehiro Japanese Restaurant at Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center recently. It was followed by an updating of what’s latest at Cebu Pacific.

---------------------------------------- Bridal Fair at The Avenue

Bridal Fair at The Avenue

Smell the lovely flowers. Adore the lavishly-flowing dresses. Fall in love with the beautiful music, and be simply charmed with everything lovely, romantic, and sumptuous at The Venue.

---------------------------------------- IDFI’s Thanksgiving Dinner

IDFI’s Thanksgiving Dinner

The Iloilo Dinagyang Festival 2010 was quite a success, thanks to the partnership of the Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation, Inc., the city government, other government and non-government organizations as well as the private sector.

---------------------------------------- One Visayas

One Visayas

‘One Visayas’ was held the second time and the venue was in Roxas City, Panay Island. The event was a gathering of different islands falling under the Visayas. Each Visayas island has its celebration and these were showcased during One Visayas.



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