June 7, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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PNP warns students against falling prey to street thugs

Predators like pickpockets, mobile phone/wallet snatchers, robbers and other criminals are expected to abound the streets, especially as the school opening on June 15 nears.

That’s why, the Police Regional Office (PRO) VI reiterated its warning for students, as well as parents, to be wary of street criminals who are just waiting for an opportune time to prey on their victims.

PRO-6 forms task force to solve kidnap-slay of Indian nat’l

Five police units are now lumped into one to probe the abduction and killing of Indian national Naib Singh.

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Expect downtown Iloilo City to be bustling this week as parents rush to buy school supplies for their children in preparation for the official start of classes next week.

Expect downtown Iloilo City to be bustling this week as parents rush to buy school supplies for their children in preparation for the official start of classes next week.

Treñas helps mediate Espinosa clan conflict

Congressman-elect and outgoing city mayor Jerry Treñas offered himself as mediator in the escalating Espinosa clan war to help diffuse the tension at the Waterfront area after the recent shootout incident that injured two Espinosa brothers.


City in ‘state of calamity’, says Treñas

The shortage in potable water remains a very serious problem in Iloilo City, which is why City Mayor Jerry Treñas want the city declared under a state of calamity.

DepEd urges schools to hire blue guards

Here’s a poignant reality: the government could not afford to hire security guards to man every schools in the country.

Ilonggo wins Hans Kaunitz Award in USA

A true-blooded Ilonggo is a recipient of this year’s Hans Kaunitz Award. Gerard Dumancas, a 2005 BS in Chemistry cum laude graduate from the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV), won the prestigious award given by the Northeast Chapter of the USA section annually.

TMEU readies for traffic on school opening

The Traffic Management and Enforcement Unit (TMEU) here is preparing for the upsurge of traffic volume as the school opening approaches.


DAR-Aklan gears up for CARP anniversary celebration

The Department of Agrarian Reform in Aklan will hold a simple celebration to mark the 22nd year of CARP anniversary and the 2nd year of CARPER (Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program Extension with Reforms) on June 18, 2010.

Judge in Bolante’s P2 M libel case vs Ballos inhibits

ROXAS CITY – Regional Trial Court Judge Daniel Antonio Gerardo S. Amular has inhibited himself from the P2 million libel suit filed by former Agriculture Usec. Jocelyn “Jocjoc” Bolante against blocktime broadcaster Abe Ballos.

Capelco incur P.5M losses a day due to brownout

ROXAS CITY – Not only electric consumers hate the occurrence of brownouts, power distributor Capiz Electric Cooperative, Inc (Capelco) hate it too as it causes them losses of some P500,000 a day.

Tanco orders probe on gov’t docs charging fees

ROXAS CITY – Capiz Gov. Victor Tanco, Sr. has formed an Ad Hoc Committee to probe the mounting complaints regarding the alleged charging of professional fees by physicians employed at the district hospitals particularly at the Roxas Memorial Provincial Hospital (RMPH)here.


CEB announces P999 seat sale to all domestic destinations

Asia’s third-largest low-cost carrier, Cebu Pacific (CEB) offers a P999 ‘Go Lite’ seat sale to any of its domestic destinations from June 5 to 8, 2010, for travel from July 1 to August 31, 2010.

2.23 million farmers benefit from agriculture programs

Some 2.23 million farmers nationwide were recipients of the various programs of the Department of Agriculture implemented under the Arroyo administration’s poverty alleviation program.

NN Freight: Making hay from self-incovenience

When Sulficio Tagud, Jr. was asked why he chose to retain the name Negros Navigation after he had almost single-handedly plucked the floundering company out of stormy waters, his answer was straightforward.


Reengineering the priesthood?
The e-Teacher
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


Ms. Silka Iloilo 2010 named

Ms. Silka Iloilo 2010 named

Charmaine Gail Nunez, a freelance host, bagged the coveted title of Miss Silka Iloilo 2010 during the pageant night held last May at the CAP Auditorium.

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Finding Heritage

THE Iloilo Cultural Heritage Conservation Council in collaboration with SM City Iloilo and other sponsors launched The Heritage Plaza with the theme, “Finding Heritage”.


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A story to tell

The kids of the PLDT-SMART Amazing Gawad Kalinga (GK) Village in Sooc, Arevalo, Iloilo had a memorable graduation from this year’s summer storytelling sessions.


---------------------------------------- KCARSI joins global expos

KCARSI joins global expos

KCARSI (Kryz Culinary and Restaurant Services Institute) joined the Food and Hotel Asia 2010 exhibition in Singapore last April. FHA2010 is the biggest international food and hospitality expo.



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