April 29, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Covenant binds parishioners not to sell their votes

Not all votes can be bought.

This is the message that the clergy of Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage Parish in Iloilo City’s La Paz district want to impart in launching their “Peace Covenant” campaign.

Only 4 cops to participate in absentee voting in WV

It seems members of the board of election inspectors (BEIs) would be on for an easy task, as they will carry out the absentee voting for members of the police force in Western Visayas.

This, as it was gathered that only four policemen under Police Regional Office (PRO) VI will be participating in the absentee voting today

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Rev. Fr. Robert Amalay displays the Covenant signed by the voting parishioners in La Paz district and the envelope with red X marked with the words “not for sale”.

Rev. Fr. Robert Amalay displays the Covenant signed by the voting parishioners in La Paz district and the envelope with red X marked with the words “not for sale”.

Villar: Presidency demands experience

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo had been remiss in her job as the country’s highest elected official due to the absence of any leadership training, management ability and experience before becoming president.

Worker hostages self; demands free medicines, electricity

A worker of the Iloilo Coal-Fired Power Plant took himself hostage Tuesday evening at the plant’s construction site at Brgy. Ingore, La Paz, Iloilo City.


Headless body still unidentified

Police investigators still failed to identify the headless body which was found floating at the Iloilo Flood Control Project at Brgy. Banuyao, La Paz, Iloilo City.

Sikad drivers come out for Jamora

Politics has a queer way of changing perspectives. The humble pedicab (trisikad) driver, once viewed as a nuisance and unruly road hazard, is now seen as pure gold from the eyes of a local candidate.

PPCRV intensifies voters’ education

Volunteers of the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) have intensified their voters’ education campaign as the May 10 local and national elections near.


Capiz PNP conducts 30 checkpoint operations a day

ROXAS CITY – The Capiz Police Provincial Office (CPPO) averages 30 checkpoints each day to deter election – related violence in the province.

Capiz mobile school grads to receive livelihood starter kit

ROXAS CITY – Forty – two out-of-school youth (OSY) and graduates of Mobile Technology School (MTS) in Sigma, Capiz are set to receive the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) Kabuhayan Starter Kit this May.

Magsaysay revives P728M fund scam vs Bolante

ROXAS CITY – Former Sen. Ramon Magsaysay, Jr., chair committee on Agriculture in the Senate, had raised anew the issue on P728 million fertilizer fund scam against former Department of Agriculture (DA) Usec. Jocelyn “Jocjoc” Bolante.


Iloilo’s 2nd flyover is now 80% complete

The second flyover project in Iloilo City is now 80% complete and it is expected to be completed before May 15.

DOST-FNRI survey says more Filipinos at-risk to lifestyle-related diseases

Recent results of the National Nutrition and Health Survey (NNHeS II) by the Department of Science and Technology-Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI) showed that more Filipinos have hypertension, high fasting blood sugar and high cholesterol and triglyceride levels


The listener’s duty
The Battle for Credibility
Warning on weight-loss products
Anything under the Sun
President Roxas — a war hero
As seen on TV
Vote undecided for President
Si Luisa, si Nilo, si Jonas, atbp. (3)


bull's eye:
Propaganda vs. truth

Lola Nice

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Travesty of justice


Miss Silka Iloilo Talent tilt on May 2

Miss Silka Iloilo Talent tilt on May 2

The talent competition of Miss Silka Iloilo 2010 will be held on May 2, 3PM at Robinsons Place Iloilo. The candidates previously competed in the Swimwear and Resort Wear competition in Hotel del Rio last April 17.

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Work in Style

Being well-dressed for a job interview increases your chance of getting hired apart from being intelligent, skilled, disciplined and confident.


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Theme Weddings

Theme Weddings has opened in Iloilo City to provide Ilonggos with that “perfect wedding,” It is owned by Erick Sua-an and Princess Herrera Lee & hubby Chris Lee.


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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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