May 5, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Treñas: Iloilo City is still safe except for politicians like me

Amid threats on his life, Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas yesterday maintained that the city is still safe to live in.

“Iloilo City is still safe except for politicians like me,” Treñas quipped a day after two alleged former members

Cuevas: Unfair, not good

Officially, Police Regional Office (PRO) VI or its top cop, PNP Regional Director Chief Supt. Isagani Cuevas, did not receive a single report on the alleged threat on the life of Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas.

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Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas, who is running for congressman,

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas, who is running for congressman, takes time to laugh in front of reporters during a press conference regarding the plot against his life yesterday.

7 convicted kidnappers shipped to ‘Munti’

Barely two weeks since the court convicted them, the seven suspects in the kidnapping of a businessman’s son would start their jail sentence at the National Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa City.


Juvies jam for Jamora

At the start of the campaign period, a group of youth volunteers unveiled a unique campaign strategy – the Jamora jam, a vigorous song and dance number promoting the candidacy of mayoralty bet Larry Jamora.

Mabilog says dirty tricks ‘wa epek’

Iloilo City Vice Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, leading candidate for mayor, yesterday thanked voters for resisting all dirty tricks and black propaganda that his opponents had concocted to weaken his candidacy.

One killed, two wounded as trike bumped politician’s car

A tricycle driver was killed after his driven vehicle collided with an SUV Monday evening at Brgy. Merced, Banate, Iloilo.

‘Yee goes all out for clean campaign’

Urban planner Edward Chavez Yee is leading the call for clean and peaceful polls in response to appeals made by the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) and election watchdogs.


Aklan PNP: Stricter security on May polls

KALIBO, Aklan — The Aklan Police Provincial Office (APPO) has vowed to implement stricter security measures in the forthcoming May 10, 2010 polls in the province in coordination with the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Commission of Elections (Comelec).

DepEd sees 16% increase in enrollees to alternative learning system in 2010

The number of enrollees to the Department of Education’s Alternative Learning System (ALS) is expected to increase to more than 390,000 this year as the department continues to intensify its drive to bring education to learners outside the formal system.

Pagasa: Brace for storms, typhoons after El Nino

State weather bureau has alerted the public to prepare for the onslaught of strong storms and typhoons as El Nino nears its end.


Collectible P.A.TXT cards provide easy, affordable insurance

In a world full of uncertainties, insurance can spell the difference between insecurity and peace of mind. With the introduction of Sun Life’s latest product called P.A.TXT card, easy and affordable protection is now possible.

Strong growth potential of Philippine computer market cited

Sales in the country of personal computers are projected to hit $3.9 billion by 2014 from $2.4 billion this year, driven by rising incomes, continued strength of business process outsourcing (BPO)

PGMA asks DOLE to speed up wage hike negotiations

President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo recently ordered Labor and Employment Secretary Marianito Roque to fast track ongoing wage hike negotiations with the respective regional wage boards [RWB] on the workers demand for a P75 per day salary increase.


The way to God
Vitamin D versus Cancer
Sincerity from trapos
Defensor-Garin heading for victory
Mark Twain the anti-imperialist
The Battle for Credibility


Why Me?

Foolish dreams

Boto ko, ibaligya ko?


Living Innovations

Living Innovations

One’s interior space should have an ambiance suitable for its purpose. How one’s space is designed can actually have an impact on the ambiance of the place as well as the well-being of the people living in it or using it.

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Sumakwelan holds writing tilt

Sumakwelan Iloilo, an organization writers in the vernacular, held a competition on binalaybay and short story writing recently.


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Japanese volunteers for persons with disabilities

THE Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has a program called the Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV) aimed at providing technical assistance in developing countries like the Philippines.

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Unleashing AURA

If AURA doesn’t ring a bell, in the next days, it surely will. And it will not be just a ring. It will be a hell-good, frenzied party bang.



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