April 27, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Pols want Estancia placed under Comelec control

The political fever in Estancia, Iloilo heats up anew after a grenade throwing incident at the property of mayoralty candidate Rene Cordero over the weekend.

As such, both the political camps of incumbent Mayor Restitudo Mosqueda and Cordero are in favor of placing the town under the control of Commission on Elections (Comelec).

Dinagyang Festival wins Aliwan crown

After six years, Dinagyang Festival again grabbed the championship crown in the Aliwan Fiesta of Manila Broadcasting Company held last Saturday, April 24, at the Aliw Theater in Pasay City.

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2009 RP Motocross Rider of the Year Kenneth San Andres shows off his best form in the finish line of the 1st Evelio Javier Invitational Supercross Championships in Valderrama

2009 RP Motocross Rider of the Year Kenneth San Andres shows off his best form in the finish line of the 1st Evelio Javier Invitational Supercross Championships in Valderrama, Antique organized by Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) Director Ray Roquero with the help of his wife Valderrama Mayor Joyce Roquero last Sunday, April 25.

Boston source confirms Noynoy’s mental problem

A Filipino residing in Boston, Massachusetts has confirmed that presidential candidate Senator Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III suffered some mental problem and that his father and namesake Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. sought psychiatric help for him.


Urban poor for Mabilog

Most of the urban poor will vote for Vice-Mayor Jed Mabilog for mayor of Iloilo City on May 10, 2010,” according to Wilfredo Ngipin, vice-president of the Bubong Ilonggo

Jamora widens lead; Mabilog giving up?

With Larry Jamora already tightening his grip on the lead in the city’s mayoralty race, one of his opponents, Jed Mabilog, is about ready to raise the white flag.

Headless body found in La Paz

Police are still facing a blank wall as to the identity of the headless body found floating at the Iloilo Floodway Project in Brgy. Banuyao, La Paz, Iloilo City.

Region’s frontline responders against A(H1N1) now vaccinated

Health workers of the Western Visayas Medical Center in Iloilo City were vaccinated against the dreaded Influenza A (H1N1) during the launching of the A(H1N1) vaccine immunization  in the region

Oldest town in Panay turns 438

Oton, the oldest municipality in Panay, will be celebrating its 438th Founding Anniversary with the Katagman Festival that will kick off on April 28, 2010.


PNP stations in Capiz set prayer vigil for HOPE 2010

ROXAS CITY – A prayer vigil for honest, orderly and peaceful elections (HOPE) in May will be conducted at the Roxas City Police Station (RCPS) and all municipal police stations in the province on April 28.

1 killed, 2 others wounded in Pres. Roxas benefit dance shooting

ROXAS CITY – A benefit dance goer was shot dead while two others were also wounded when a suspect went wild and fired his 12-gauge shotgun towards victims last Sunday night at President Roxas Civic Center.

P1.5M lost in Divine Mercy fire damage — BFP

KALIBO, Aklan — President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has hailed the Aklan leaders for their cooperation and strong support in the implementation of government projects in the province.


BSP issues advisory on bank deposits

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)-Iloilo City Branch has issued advisory on bank deposits to safeguard depositors and investors in Western Visayas.

Hotel Del Rio got glam on Mother’s Day!

This glamorous event will give us a chance to say “THANK YOU & I LOVE YOU” to our dearly moms.


Anything under the Sun
President Roxas — a war hero
As seen on TV
Vote undecided for President
We urgently need God’s word today
Si Luisa, si Nilo, si Jonas, atbp. (3)
‘Abo sa Kulon’: In the Mode of ‘Yanggaw’, ‘K atay’, etc.?
Let’s harvest water now


bull's eye:
Drilon endorses Treñas

Lola Nice

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Travesty of justice


Better Life for the Community

Better Life for the Community

The Uygongco Foundation, Inc. held a two-day job fair early this month at the Amigo Plaza Mall. There were 49 companies that participated in this event, which aims to help job seekers especially the new graduates who will enter the workforce.

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Prep for Acting

Actor Leo Martinez was in Iloilo last April 7, 2010 to give a short acting workshop for some theater students at the Provincial Library, Old Capitol Building.


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Earth Day in Iloilo

April 22, 2010 Earth Day, Iloilo, Philippines. The first official Earth Day was celebrated April 22, 1970 in the United States. This was to bring attention to all about the importance of a healthy, sustainable environment.

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NN’s Shippers’ Night

Negros Navigation celebrated its continued success by way of a party called the “Shippers’ Night.” Some top executives of NN traveled from Manila to Iloilo to renew their friendship with the varied individuals and companies that have been their partners in the sailing industry for several years.


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