May 20, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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PNP studies possible extension of gun ban

Gun ban extension, anyone?

With barely three weeks to go before the end of the implementation of Comelec Resolution 8714 or the total gun ban, there are some quarters that sought its extension.

PNP Regional Director Chief Supt. Isagani Cuevas admitted that the PNP hierarchy received a lot of proposition for the gun ban extension.

Mabilog vows to continue Treñas’ programs

Newly proclaimed mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog vowed to continue the programs left behind by outgoing chief executive Jerry Treñas who won for congressman of lone district of this city.

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Occupants of untitled residential public lands, like the above photo in Brgy. Sooc, Arevalo, can now have the chance to have their occupied land titled in their names with the implementation of Republic Act No. 10023

Occupants of untitled residential public lands, like the above photo in Brgy. Sooc, Arevalo, can now have the chance to have their occupied land titled in their names with the implementation of Republic Act No. 10023, otherwise known as the Free Patent Act on Residential Land.

Occupants of residential public lands can now obtain titles

Fifteen days from May 16, occupants of untitled residential public lands can now file their applications for free patents at the nearest field office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) having jurisdiction over their areas.


24 WV colleges increase tuition fee

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) confirmed that a whooping 800% increase in the number of higher education institutions in Western Visayas have increased tuition fee for school year 2010-2011.

Inspection of boarding houses set

Boarding House Commission (BHC) is set to conduct inspection of boarding houses in the city in preparation for the opening of classes next month.

DA 6 hopes to recover losses from El Niño this wet season

DA 6 Director Larry Nacionales expressed high hopes that Western Visayas will recover from the P1.2 billion worth of damages brought by the long dry spell to agricultural crops.

RPs most-child friendly LGU unveils children museum

The Municipality of New Lucena recently opened its museum that will serve as repository of learning materials intended for children.

WV holds 1st Army Rescue Olympics in Iloilo

The successful two-day 1st Philippine Army Rescue Olympics in Western Visayas commenced yesterday following a program at the headquarters of the 6th Regional Community Defense Group (RCDG), Army Reserve Command in Camp Hernandez, Dingle, Iloilo. 


Celino to Bermejo: ‘Leave city gov’t in good condition’

ROXAS CITY – Mayor-elect Alan Celino told outgoing Mayor Vicente Bermejo to leave the city government in a good condition.

Mining firm applies for exploration in Maayon

ROXAS CITY – Teresa Marble Corporation, TMC International Corp., has submitted its environmental work plan and exploration work plan to the village chief of Brgy. Tuburan, Maayon, Capiz.

Panitan mayor, partymates kicked by LP won in polls

ROXAS CITY – Panitan mayor and partymates, who either bolted or kicked by Liberal Party and joined Ugyon Kita Capiz, won in the recently concluded elections.


New rounds of consultation on wage hike set

The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) in Western Visayas has scheduled another round of public consultations in line with the pending petition for a P50 increase in the daily wage of private workers in the region.

Negros Navigation revenues up 25%

Negros Navigation Co. (Nenaco) which has just emerged from corporate rehabilitation early this year, posted a 25% increase in revenues for the first quarter 2010 to P623 million from P500 million in 2009.

Philippines among areas deemed ‘least friendly’ to mining firms

The Philippines figured 70th in a list of 72 jurisdictions worldwide rated by a poll for having policies conducive to mining investments.


Family’s crucial role in child’s education
The truth about MSG
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


An Art for Mother Earth

An Art for Mother Earth

The call to save our precious planet has been awakened. And slowly the messages of ruthless floods, tyrant earthquakes, and aggravated droughts have gotten through to global nations concerned for their own life’s sake – to save our planet.

---------------------------------------- An Escape to Brazil

An Escape to Brazil

My going to Brazil, my escape to a foreign land for a noble cause will surely bring me back to my purpose in life — to be a steward of God’s creations.


----------------------------------------Keziah’s inner leader

Keziah’s inner leader

“Work smarter, not harder. We should work hard but we should know how to do it so that we could work for it.”


---------------------------------------- 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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