March 26, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Transport groups lead protest vs ‘political terrorism’

Transport groups under the umbrella of Iloilo City Alliance of Drivers Associations (Icada) and Alliance of Panay Taxi Operators and Drivers Association (Aptoda) will hold a protest action at Plazoleta Gay 4 p.m. today to condemn what it perceives as “political terrorism” happening in the city.

Basngi’s ICPO posting put on the back burner?

Last Monday, Police Regional Office (PRO) VI was almost sure that Senior Supt. Dennis Basngi will succeed Senior Supt. Melvin Mongcal as Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) director.

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Transport leaders headed by Nicasio Dalisay and Benjie Clavel (2nd and 3rd from right, respectively) urges the public to support their movement against “political terrorism”

Transport leaders headed by Nicasio Dalisay and Benjie Clavel (2nd and 3rd from right, respectively) urges the public to support their movement against “political terrorism” during a press conference at Berting Kapehan in La Paz district yesterday.

Cuevas optimistic on Treñas’ request for add’l security but...

Given the circumstances, PNP Regional Director Chief Supt. Isagani Cuevas is optimistic that the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Committee on Firearms and Security will approve Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas’ request for additional police security.


Banias confident of local leaders’ support to Gibo’s candidacy

Lakas-Kampi-CMD presidential bet Gilbert “Gibo” Teodoro might not have a promising standing based on surveys but it will surely take a twist once the local campaign starts today, March 26.

Mass in Jaro church opens Jamora campaign

Putting God before man, candidate for city mayor Larry Jamora opens his campaign today by attending a con-celebrated mass at Jaro Cathedral with Arch. Angel Lagdameo.  Jamora will be joined by his family and supporters.

Sotto wants drug rehab free under separate gov’t agency

Nationalist People’s Coalition senatorial candidate Vicente C. Sotto III wants the rehabilitation free for all drug dependents in the country as he agreed to form an attached agency under the Department of Health (DOH) that will focus on addressing the problems of drug abuse in the country.

Voters’ forum at Robinsons

The Brotherhood of Christian Businessmen and Professionals (BCBP), together with the COMELEC and the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV ) are undertaking a joint Advocacy Program for the 2010 Elections


Holy Week security up in Boracay

BORACAY – The Philippine National Police (PNP) is ready to secure the island of Boracay in anticipation of the exodus of tourists for the Holy Week celebration.

CSC: Be a part of Earth Hour 2010

ROXAS CITY – The Civil Service Commission (CSC) is urging all public servants to be a part of Earth Hour 2010 on March 27 from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Sotto wants special courts for illegal drug traders

ROXAS CITY – Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) senatorial candidate Vicente “Tito” Sotto said that he will push for special courts for illegal drugs traders to reduce the backlog on illegal drugs cases once get elected again as senator.


Mayor Leonardia urges city employees to join Earth Hour

BACOLOD CITY — The city of Bacolod is now ready for the Earth Hour 2010 with no less than Mayor Evelio Leonardia issuing a memorandum for government employees to join in the switching-off of lights on March 27 from 8:30 to 9:30 PM.

City distributes 20,000 PhilHealth cards

The city government of Bacolod aims to complete the distribution at least 20,000 PhilHealth cards to residents of the 61 barangays this March.

Neg. Occ. joins global celebration of World TB Day

The Province of Negros Occidental with the rest of the country and the international community celebrated the World Tuberculosis (TB) Day March 24, with the international theme “Innovate to Accelerate Against TB” while the local theme is “Isulong ang Laban sa TB sa Makabagong Paraan”.


Cry in the desert
Will you vote for Pacquiao? 
As seen on TV
Brown versus Brown
Anything under the sun
Discipline – not condom (1)
Death and Mortality
World Glaucoma Week


The truth about Noy

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

bull's eye:
Suspicions, speculations

down south:
The lonely top

/ Gail Ilagan


ILOILO XI thumps Negros in WVRAA Elem. Football Championship

ILOILO XI thumps Negros in WVRAA Elem. Football Championship

Carlo Dalisay of Iloilo scored a hat trick as the Iloilo strikers defeated the Negros booters, 3 – 1, in the Elementary Football Championship game held at Aklan Sports Complex in Calangcang, Makato, Aklan last March 17, 2010.

---------------------------------------- RP’s first business high school in Iloilo

RP’s first business high school in Iloilo

The country’s first business high school will open its door in Iloilo City this June following the official launch of the George D. Sorio Special Business High School on March 8 at the Iloilo Business Hotel at the Smallville Complex.

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Shared blessing

Blessings are indeed in abundance and they are meant to e shared. The Autism Society Philippines – Iloilo Chapter was a recipient of such blessing, in the form of US $532. Hilarion Cordero Jr., Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus Council 13392, San Lorenzo Ruiz Council, St. Margaret Church in Nevada, Las Vegas gave the said amount.

---------------------------------------- Kiddie fun at Brgy. Ma. Cristina

Kiddie fun at Brgy. Ma. Cristina

Every Sunday, Punong Barangay Cherrie Lebrillo of Brgy. Ma. Cristina in Jaro spearheads the outreach and advocacy program on health and nutrition and values formation of the children in the said village. The project is supported by the village officials as well as the Iloilo Baptist Church.



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