March 30, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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New ICPO chief assumes amid political bickering

In the midst of perceived political friction in Iloilo City, Police Regional Office (PRO) VI decided to install an officer-in-charge of the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO).

PRO-6 keeps guards up for Holy Week activities

In anticipation of droves of commuters and churchgoers, the Police Regional Office (PRO) VI will tighten its security measures in areas frequented by the public during the Holy Week.

PNP Regional Director Chief Supt. Isagani Cuevas said that along with the Semana Santa, they expect the volume of commuters to double

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The ongoing construction of the generating plant and the smokestack of the 164 MW coal fired power plant is prominently seen on the skyline of La Paz district.

The ongoing construction of the generating plant and the smokestack of the 164 MW coal fired power  plant is prominently seen on the skyline of La Paz district. Civil society groups challenged Iloilo officials to stop the construction of the power plant if they are really sincere in their fight against global warming.

Earth Hour causes 9-MW drop in power consumption in Panay

Thousands of households, churches, institutions and business establishments switched off their lights and appliances to take part in Earth Hour last Saturday night, causing a nine-megawatt drop in power consumption on Panay Island.


PRO-6 heightens alert as local campaign officially begins

The police force in Western Visayas has intensified all security measures to deter and prevent violence with the start of campaign period for local candidates.

WV is most improved in National Achievement Test

The Department of Education (DepEd) here said that Western Visayas has been adjudged as the “most improved” for the school year in the National Achievement Test (NAT).

3ID cites achievements in fight vs NPAs

Nothing but “imagined victories.” This was how the Philippine Army’s 3rd Infantry Division (3ID) tagged the feat of the New Peoples’ Army (NPA) in Panay and Negros islands, as the latter celebrate their 41st year of existence yesterday, March 29.

Sotto vows continued anti-drugs advocacy

Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) senatorial bet Vicente “Tito” Sotto still would want to live up to his being anti-illegal drugs czar once re-elected in the Senate.

UPV and GNU sign academic cooperation

“To develop academic and educational cooperation and promote undertaking between the Philippines and Korea” is the stipulation at the beginning of the Agreement on Academic Cooperation (ACC) signed by UP Visayas with Gyeongsang National University (GNU) of Korea on March 22, 2010 at the UPV Miagao campus.


PNP, AFP ‘escort’ 11 Aklan local candidates

KALIBO, Aklan — Commission on Elections (Comelec) has assigned 20 Philippine National Police (PNP) personnel and two from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) as security escorts of local candidates of the May 10 elections who are facing security threats.

Showdown among Mar’s allies excite Capiceños

ROXAS CITY – The showdown among the political allies of Sen. Mar Roxas, Liberal Party (LP) bet for vice president, whose forces had been proven for several decades as no one could beat them during election, excite Capiceños this early.

UN Special Action Team exam opens

Police personnel have now better chances of joining the Philippine delegation for United Nations (UN) for peace-keeping missions with the opening of pre-qualifying examinations in regional testing centers.


City distributes Certificates of Lot Allocation to 71 residents

Mayor Evelio Leonardia, on behalf of the Bacolod City government, distributed recently Certificates of Lot Allocation to 71 beneficiaries of public land in Barangay 1.

Dutch gynecologist speaks at PENRO Women Health Forum

In observance of the Women’s Month Celebration this March, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Negros Occ. through the Gender and Development Focal Point, sponsored a forum on “Gynecological Symptoms and Disease” at the PENR Office, recently.

Sipalay Agro-Aqua Trade Fair opens; farmers urged to go organic

Acting Sipalay City Mayor Oscar Montilla, Jr. and successful agripreneur/organic farmer Ramon Penalosa cut the ribbon to officially open the Sipalay Agro-Aqua Trade Fair in celebration of its 9th Charter Anniversary over the weekend.


Arming the youth
The May elections, for starters
Who will finally reach the finish line first on May 10?
Will you vote for Pacquiao? 
As seen on TV
Brown versus Brown
Anything under the sun
Discipline – not condom (1)


Catholic Quiz 1

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

10 tips for college

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

down south:
The lonely top

/ Gail Ilagan


Cakes of Beauty

Cakes of Beauty

Beautifully decorated cakes were displayed at the Food Court Entrance of SM City Iloilo during the Post Valentine Cake Decorating Contest last February.


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Have you ever thought of a special place which serves us home for: madness and sanity, surrealism and realism, transition and static, daze and haze as well as everything in between all of these?

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Fort San Pedro

Ilonggos know where Fort San Pedro is. It’s a place where dreams lived and died. What is it nowadays? I-Travel decided to take a look recently.


---------------------------------------- Jay Cayuca performs at Emilion

Jay Cayuca performs at Emilion

Renowned violin virtuoso Jay Cayuca enthralled guests with his refined yet explosive music last January 22 at the Emilion Function Center. Experimenting with varied musical instruments since he was in high school, Jay has indeed perfected the violin.



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