June 2, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Ingore residents put road blocks over ‘unpaid’ disturbance fee

Residents of Zone 6, Brgy. Ingore, La Paz, Iloilo City put road blocks over the alleged failure of Global Business Power Corporation (GBPC) to pay them with disturbance fee.

2 brothers hurt in shooting incident

After a quite lengthy hiatus, the saga of the Espinosa clan picks up anew.

The chronicle of the warring family had its continuity after one member of the Jesus Espinosa, Sr. faction allegedly shot two brothers of the other family’s bloc early morning of yesterday at Zamora St., Brgy. Sta. Monica, City Proper, Iloilo City.

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A man unloads a sack of charcoal coming from Guimaras at the Muelle Loney wharf in Iloilo City.

A man unloads a sack of charcoal coming from Guimaras at the Muelle Loney wharf in Iloilo City.

Suspects in kidnap-slay of ‘Bombay’ speak Capiceño dialect

Suspects in the kidnap-slay of an Indian national in Sara, Iloilo over the weekend hail from Capiz province.


Practice ABCDE to avoid STIs

The Social Hygiene Clinic (SHC) here advised the public to practice “ABCDE” to avoid being infected by sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Treñas vows to continue predecessor’s pro-poor programs

Providing more medical and health assistance to city’s indigent families is one of the top priorities of newly-elected congressman and outgoing city mayor Jerry Treñas.

Power outages continue to hit metro

It looks like consumers of Panay Electric Company (Peco), the sole power distributor in Iloilo City, could not yet get a reprieve from daily power shutdown.

30 convicted inmates transferred to Bilibid

POTOTAN, Iloilo – Thirty ‘convicted’ inmates of the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) in Brgy. Nanga here were shipped to Manila over the weekend.

Drug pushers target students

Drug pushers are setting their sights on students as the opening of classes nears.


BFP to inspect schools too

ROXAS CITY – Six schools in the city have been checked by a team of firemen from the Office of the City Fire Marshal of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) – Roxas City in view of the forthcoming school opening this June.

Man dies for trying to pacify quarreling couple

ROXAS CITY – A man who tried to pacify a quarreling couple was stabbed dead last Sunday evening at Brgy. Bato-Bato, Mambusao, Capiz.

Quarrying in Brgy Cudian, Ivisan ordered stopped

ROXAS CITY – The MGDSU under the office of the governor has issued a Cease and Desist Order (CDO) against the alleged illegal quarrying operations at Brgy. Cudian, Ivisan, Capiz.


DTI, PRA launch ‘Balik Eskwela Diskwento’

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Iloilo in partnership with the Philippine Retailers’ Association (PRA)–Iloilo Chapter will launch the “Balik Eskwela Diskwento” program.

Shareholders OK San Miguel diversification plans

San Miguel Corp. shareholders on Monday gave their backing to the conglomerate’s diversification plans, among them proposals to sell down over 51% of its core businesses and the declassification of its shares.

SMART continues push for mobile Internet

With more and more people using their handsets to access the Internet, leading wireless services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (SMART) now offers ‘Surf ‘N Mail’, a suite of new data packages that cater to the varying mobile browsing and email needs of postpaid subscribers.


Abusing religion
Vital health issues
A total sweep of the heart! (2)
Vote conscientiously as God is watching you


Of mice, boys, and men

/ Philip S. Chua, MD, FACS, FPCS

Battle scarred

/ Gail Ilagan

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

Para kay Inay at Itay

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


Hong Kong Kitchen turns 4

Hong Kong 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. The stockholders of Hong Kong Kitchen and its General Manager Arceli Abria, warmly greeted the guests, composed of media practitioners and business partners.

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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 who was a pioneer and legend of the said trade, the Tonio Auto Supply.


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