May 27, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Hundreds of city cops to be deployed for school opening

Heightened police visibility will be the main armor of the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO), as it maintains peace and order for the opening of school classes.

ICPO intelligence and operations section chief Chief Insp. Dande Deocampo said that they would be deploying 85% of policemen on duty

DOH 6 warns public on waterborne diseases

The school year about to open this June and the coming of rainy season, prompted the Department of Health in Region 6 to raise warning against water and food borne diseases.

Studies indicate that waterborne diseases can be caused by protozoa

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After almost seven months of dryness, the rain finally poured quite heavily yesterday morning causing a short-lived flood on a portion of Valeria Street, Iloilo City.

After almost seven months of dryness, the rain finally poured quite heavily yesterday morning causing a short-lived flood on a portion of Valeria Street, Iloilo City. The weather bureau said that there is a prevailing cold front and inter-tropical convergence zone which caused the rainfall, an indication that the rainy season is near.

Deadly explosion prompts inspection on pyro factories

The police in Arevalo district have started inspecting firecracker factories in the area following the deadly explosion that killed four persons and wounded 10 others last week.


Lightning blamed for citywide blackout

Lightning brought by thunderstorms was the alleged cause of the power shutdown in almost all areas of Iloilo City Tuesday evening.

DPWH says 2nd flyover completed by middle of June

The second flyover of Iloilo City situated at the junction of General Luna-Jalandoni streets is expected to be completed by middle of next month.

Iloilo town gets over P700-M for irrigation

The town of Barotac Viejo, gets a funding of about P738 million for the construction of Small Reservoir Irrigation Project (SRIP) from the national government.

Drug proliferation in schools exists but not rampant – PDEA

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) admitted to the fact that proliferation of illegal drugs in schools do exist. However, it is far from being rampant, as far as campuses in Western Visayas are concerned.

CSC urges incoming officials: Avoid nepotism

The Civil Service Commission 6 (CSC-6) here advised all newly-elected national and local officials to strictly observe the ‘rule on nepotism’ as they will officially start their functions on July 1.


Aklan PNP ready for ‘Balik-Eskwela’

The Philippine National Police (PNP) is set to implement the security and public safety plan for the opening of classes on June 15, especially in the province of Aklan, a top official of the Aklan Police Provincial Office (APPO) said.

Antique cops undergo anti-illegal recruitment training

Selected personnel of the Antique Police Provincial Office (APPO) attended recently an Anti-Illegal Recruitment (AIR) seminar that was aimed at intensifying their awareness and skills to become more effective in the campaign to protect Filipino workers.

Manufacturers ask new government to curb smuggling

With Congress again unable to pass the anti-smuggling bill, domestic manufacturers want the incoming administration to put in place several interim measures that will curb smuggling through the issuance of executive orders (EO) or department administrative orders (DAO).


Coffee output seen to decline

Coffee production in the country is expected to dip 2%-3% this year as it takes a hit from El Niño, a report of the US Department of Agriculture attaché in Manila said.

First Pacific strengthens control of Meralco

Hong Kong’s First Pacific Co. has strengthened its hold on the Philippines’ largest power retailer, with its top executive set to take over the reins of Manila Electric Co (Meralco) in July.

Philippines gets $250-M loan for typhoon recovery efforts

The World Bank has approved a $250 million loan to support recovery and reconstruction efforts in the Philippines following back-to-back killer typhoons last year.


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Small Giant

Small Giant

THIS young lad often receives criticism from other people because of his petite size. Hurt and always embarrassed, he never showed how he felt. He promised to himself that someday, from a small person like him will rise a big name.

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Diaz Speech and Personality Development Academy

Would you like your children to overcome shyness? Gain self–confidence? Think quickly and decisively? Develop her or his talent? Become attractive? Speak in public without stage fright? enrich their vocabulary?

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Hongkong Kitchen turns 4

Hong Kong Kitchen turned four years old last May. Its management and staff celebrated this momentous occasion with a mass and lunch.


---------------------------------------- Mooon Cafe opens in Iloilo

Mooon Cafe opens in Iloilo

Mooon Café is a Mexican inspired eating place serving typically international cuisine, but with more focus on Mexican fare and the interior is reminiscent of a Mexican cantina. And it’s now in Iloilo!



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