May 19, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Trike driver gunned down in Waterfront area

Police are still facing a blank wall on the motive and suspect behind the killing of a tricycle driver early morning yesterday at the Waterfront area, Iloilo City.

Residents of Brgy. Zamora Extension, City Proper district were awakened at around 3:30 a.m. after three successive gunfires.

MIWD privatization to ease water woes – Treñas

The privatization of the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) will eventually ease the water woes among local residents, according to Mayor Jerry Treñas.

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Private water dealers are having brisk sales nowadays as Iloilo City residents depend on them for their water needs

Private water dealers are having brisk sales nowadays as Iloilo City residents depend on them for their water needs since Metro Iloilo Water District’s faucets dispense air instead of water.

DOH warns vs spread of AH1N1

The Department of Health warned school officials against the possible spread of the H1N1 virus as the flu season approaches.


Electric coop employee slain in broad daylight

An employee of the Iloilo Electric Cooperative (ILECO) was slain in broad daylight while riding on his motorcycle along Brgy. Devera, Sara, Iloilo.

Jailbird nabbed shortly after escape

By now, Timothy Paul Tubola probably knew what short-lived freedom is all about.

DSWD, Red Cross start distribution of rice to El Niño affected farmers

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD has kicked off the distribution of rice subsidies to farmers affected by the El Nino phenomenon.

Gov’t agencies to get update on power conservation

The Regional Directors and Administrative Officers of national government agencies will meet May 19, to get updates on the implementation of activities and programs to achieve energy savings. 


Tanco bares priorities for 2nd term

ROXAS CITY – Reelected Gov. Victor Tanco, Sr. said that the acquisition of heavy equipment, health care, education and infrastructure projects as well as tourism and employment are still top priorities of his administration.

Vice gov-elect to push for ‘out-of-town’ sessions

ROXAS CITY – Vice governor-elect Board Member Esteban “Nonoy” Contreras of Liberal Party will push for the resumption of out-of town session at least once a month to be conducted at barangays in sixteen tows and this city.

PAMBs hail SC for ‘Writ of Kalikasan’

Leading conservationists, led by protected area superintendents, recently passed a resolution commending the Supreme Court (SC) for launching the Rules of Procedure for Environmental Cases.


CEB promotes Malaysia with seat sale as low as P999

The low-fare airline pioneer, Cebu Pacific (CEB), slashes as much as 42% off the lowest year-round fares to its Malaysia destinations in a special seat sale from May 18-20, 2010.

Employers willing to work with labor groups to amend Labor Code

The Employers Confederation of the Philippines (Ecop) is willing to work with the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) and similar groups to amend “outdated” provisions of the 34-year-old Labor Code.

PLDT donates computers for Iloilo City schools

Telecommunications giant Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) is giving 30 units of computers to three city schools in a ceremony slated Wednesday.


The truth about MSG
Rediscovering the art of friendship
My 2010 post mort
Bluffton: a historic riverfront community
And off they go!
Vote conscientiously as God is watching you


bull's eye:
Stupid LTO operatives

LTO as revenue-generating agency

/ Erly C. Garcia

Election reflections

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


25 years after … the NOHS way from Batch 85’

25 years after … the NOHS way from Batch 85’

The year was 1985. On an April afternoon, what remained of the 40 so sections we started with when we first entered the gates of Negros Occidental High School finally marched to bid goodbye to our youth.

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Aura unleashed

It was a bang. A mad-good revelry. Voguish. Glitzy. Madly fun. It was such a wildly remembered night. The Aura launching party was a night of electrifying party music and booze overload; and of everyone enjoying their party hearts out.

----------------------------------------Remembering Rudy

Remembering Rudy

Perhaps a lot of us know about Rudy Fernandez and have missed him. I-Travel for one, could not forget him and I’m so happy to know that he’s still active.


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Mavi’s Puppies

Mavi Gwen Nacion is a 22-year-old Hotel and Restaurant Management student from the University of San Agustin. Mavi would rather stay and play beside her adorable pets because she enjoys being with her “babies”



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