May 14, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Treñas, Mabilog supporters protest proclamation delay

Hundreds of supporters of leading mayoralty candidate Vice Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog and congressional bet Mayor Jerry Treñas did their own version of “People Power” amid the non-proclamation of their political bets.

Raul Sr. accuses Jed, Jerry’s supporters of staging mob rule

Following a tension-packed protest the other night, former Justice Secretary and Iloilo City mayoralty candidate Raul Gonzalez, Sr. accused supporters of his political rivals of promoting a mob rule.

Comelec sets special election for Guimbal village on Monday

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) here has decided to hold a special automated election for a village in Guimbal, on Monday, May 17.

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Winning mayoralty bet Vice Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog talks to City Election Officer Atty. Roberto Salazar inside the Department of Education Social Hall

Winning mayoralty bet Vice Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog talks to City Election Officer Atty. Roberto Salazar inside the Department of Education Social Hall while throng of their supporters mass up outside the building early morning yesterday.

Election 2010 Results - Iloilo Province

Governor *
DEFENSOR, Arthur Sr. 294,089
TUPAS, Raul 259,023
JAEN, Josil 4,762

Vice Governor
GARIN, Oscar Jr. 360,410
ARMADA, Roberto 208,102

Board Members
1st District
NAPULAN, Macario 55,182
FLORES, Carina 37,707
FLORES, Gerardo 27,035

*as of 12 p.m. May 12, 2010



BIR reminds candidates on 5% remittance of campaign expenditures

Now that the election is over, the candidates’ next obligation is to submit their statement of expenditures with the Comelec.

Girl, 16, stabs dead neighbor over cut ‘patola’

It all started with a patola (ridge gourd, Chinese okra), but the fight ended with one woman killed in Brgy. Talibong Grande, Mina, Iloilo Tuesday morning.

Treñas wants ‘seamless transition’ of power in Iloilo City

Mayor Jerry P. Treñas vowed a “seamless transition” of power at the city hall when he steps down on June 30.

Wanted: Ilonggo modern day heroes

The search is on for Ilonggo modern day heroes who exemplify the traits of Filipino men and women of long ago who excelled in their respective fields and sacrificed everything for their country.


Orosco’s ex-allies who joined LP defeated

ROXAS CITY – Trusted men and close allies of Sapian Mayor Arturo “Turic” Orosco, Sr. who abandoned him and joined the Liberal Party (LP) lost their political bids in this town in last Monday’s election.

Castro, Del Rosario, Tanco take landslide victories over opponents

ROXAS CITY – Congresswoman-elect Mrs. Jane Tan Castro, wife of outgoing 2nd District Rep. Fredenil Castro, Reelected 1st Cong. Antonio del Rosario and Reelected Gov. Victor Tanco, Sr. were able to have landslide victories over their opponents in May 10, 2010 election.

Aklan SP: 4 Tibyog Akean reelectionists retain slots

KALIBO, Aklan — Four Tibyog Akean reelectionists retained their positions in the Sangguniang Panlalawigan Eastern side in the official count of the Commission on Elections (Comelec).


New hatchery for sea cucumber at SEAFDEC

TIGBAUAN, ILOILO – At the price of US$180 to 250 per kilogram (Php 12,000 per kg) of dried sea cucumber in the United States, sea cucumber are good bets for fish farmers wanting to find the new “gold” in aquaculture.

Government to hold bidding for sugar importation

The Sugar Regulatory Administration will hold a public bidding this week for the importation of   22,700 tons of refined sugar for arrival on July 31, a senior official said on Thursday.  The auction on Friday will be the third for Manila this year.

Philippine Airlines sees losses third year in a row

Philippine Airlines expects to post losses for a third year, as the impact of a slow global economic recovery, lower passenger traffic and internal problems beset the country’s flag carrier.


Bluffton: a historic riverfront community
The error of training professionals not persons
And off they go!
Vote conscientiously as God is watching you
Vitamin D versus Cancer
Sincerity from trapos


The deterioration of education in the Philippines

/ Evelina Z. Almedejar

bull's eye:
Realtor in danger


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


The Concepcion Chalet

The Concepcion Chalet

The period just before the Second World War and after the Philippine American War ushered in a time of economic prosperity and political stability all throughout the country. This period was known as “Peacetime.”

----------------------------------------The great sandwich indulgence at Coffeebreak

The great sandwich indulgence at Coffeebreak

Aside from love affairs, perhaps the most pleasurable activity we so ever regret ending is that oh-so reviving and ever engaging cup of coffee.


----------------------------------------Ted’s Lapaz Batchoy expands

Ted’s Lapaz Batchoy expands

Ted’s OldTimer La Paz Batchoy has expanded. Couple Adelfa and Larry Borro welcomed family and friends in their newly opened branch along Diversion Road.


---------------------------------------- Oroa’s cupcakes

Oroa’s cupcakes

The global recession and competitive businesses do not stop these young entrepreneurs from pursuing their passion.




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