June 1, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Transport group wants new officials to lower fines

Transport organizations under the Iloilo City Alliance of Drivers Associations (ICADA) have appealed to the incoming city officials to reduce the fines and penalties imposed on drivers violating traffic ordinances.

DepEd discourages use of ‘jejemon lingo’

Department of Education (DepEd) here encourages students to use proper language in school not the so-called ‘jejemon lingo’.

Iloilo City DepEd Asst. Schools Division Superintendent Angelita Ragudo said that using the ‘jejemon lingo’ may affect the language

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A typical day for a group of Aetas living outside an old building in Muelle Loney Street.

A typical day for a group of Aetas living outside an old building in Muelle Loney Street. Several attempts have been made for them to return to where they come from but they keep coming back.

Dinagyang’s Paghidaet joins Independence Day parade

Tribu Paghidaet of La Paz National High School, the champion of Aliwan Fiesta 2010 will join the grand parade to commemorate the 112th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence Day in front of Quirino Grandstand at the Rizal Park in Manila at 4pm-6pm on June 12.


DILG to train 37 WV neophyte mayors

Department of Interior and Local Government 6 (DILG-6) will train 37 neophyte mayors in Western Visayas regarding good governance.

Ex-blue guard nabbed in drug bust

A former security guard was arrested following an anti-illegal drugs raid Saturday morning at City Proper, Iloilo City.

One killed, another injured in shootout

A serving of an arrest warrant resulted into a shootout between policemen and the suspect and his drinking buddies Thursday evening last week at Brgy. Buga, Leon, Iloilo.


DAR names four new scholars in Aklan

KALIBO, Aklan – Four students from the province of Aklan have qualified for the scholarship program that was offered by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program With Reforms (CARPER).

CT scan services operational in Aklan provincial hospital

KALIBO, Aklan – Governor Carlito Marquez said the multi-million Computerized Tomography (CT) scan equipment at the Dr. Rafael S. Tumbokon Memorial Hospital is now working and ready to serve the Aklanons.

Human Flag set for 112th Independence Day celeb in Bacolod

The much talked about human flag spearheading the Independence Day parade will again serve as the highlight of the 112th celebration in Bacolod on June 12.


BDO says Exportbank buy deal still uncertain

Tycoon Henry Sy’s Banco de Oro Unibank (BDO) remains in talks to acquire some assets and liabilities of medium-sized Export and Industry Bank (Exportbank), but the possibility of successfully reaching a deal still appears to be remote.

Euro rebounds in Asia after falling on Spain downgrade

TOKYO–The euro rose against other currencies in Asia on Monday after market players adjusted positions following the single European unit’s falls on a cut in Spain’s credit rating, dealers said.

JP Morgan raises 2010 growth forecast for Philippines

Investment bank JP Morgan has raised its economic growth projection for the Philippines this year to 6.8% from the previous 4.5% after faster-than-expected growth in the first quarter.


Getting our act together politically
A total sweep of the heart! (2)
The 12 Super Foods
Vote conscientiously as God is watching you


Battle scarred

/ Gail Ilagan

bull's eye:
Kap Ernie Poral on the hot spot

Para kay Inay at Itay

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


Sikat Kids!

Sikat Kids!

Kids and teens enrolled in Sikat Academy this summer were transformed into different fairy tale characters during the culminating activity of Sikat Academy. There were dancing, singing and newscasting presentations in the setting of Shrek.

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Nestor’s versatility

Put Accountancy and Environmentalist in one sentence and it may seem like a mismatch at first, but believe it or not this humble role model excels in both areas.


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35 years and going

It was years ago when a Filipino-Chinese businessman named Valentino Chua thought of putting up his own automotive parts business in the city following the footsteps of his own father

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Reel it in!

“Fishing is the only sport where the opponent, or prey, is usually invisible. If you can’t think like him, you won’t outsmart him. If you catch him without thinking, you’re not skilled, you’re simply lucky.



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