June 17, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Suspect’s offer to act as witness in Zarraga massacre turned down

Thanks but no thanks.

The Zarraga Police Station declined the proposal of one of the suspects in the Zarraga massacre to act as state witness.

Zarraga Police Station chief Insp. Elberto Pudadera believed that suspect Peter Complisa alias Turko just wanted to lessen his involvement in the killing

PCG-6 to regulate ‘water sports’ in Boracay

Water sports with the use of banana boat, jet ski and flying fish are fun but can cause deaths. This is why the Philippine Coast Guard 6 (PCG-6) will be regulating water sports in the renowned island of Boracay to prevent further incidents.

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A man keeps on texting in his cellular phone while driving a motorcycle unmindful that he might incur an accident.

A man keeps on texting in his cellular phone while driving a motorcycle unmindful that he might incur an accident.

Drugs, grudges seen as motives in grenade blast

Far from the conflict due to cockfighting, illegal drugs is now considered as one of the motives behind the explosive blast at Jaro district, Iloilo City Monday evening.

This angle came into view after the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) revealed that two of the three wounded persons are under the watchlist of illegal drug personalities.


All set for oath-taking of new city officials on June 29

New congressman-elect Jerry P. Treñas and city Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog will lead in the mass oath-taking of newly elected city officials on Tuesday morning, June 29 at the Iloilo Freedom Grandstand.

Lass killed, teener wounded as motorcycle rammed tree

An 18-year old woman died after the motorcycle she was riding rammed on a mahogany tree at Brgy. Nito-an, Guimbal, Iloilo.

Scolded blue guard guns down superior

A security guard assigned at the Salcon Power Corporation at Brgy. Tabugon, Dingle, Iloilo, was instantly killed after he was shot by a fellow security personnel yesterday morning.

JBLFMU advocates for environmental protection, preservation

As they say, we generate our own environment. We get exactly what we deserve.

Banias accepts Prov’l Administrator post

Western Visayas Presidential Assistant Raul Banias has confirmed that he has accepted the offer to be the next Provincial Administrator under governor-elect Arthur Defensor Sr.


Diaz: Capelco religiously pays obligations to IPPs

ROXAS CITY – Capiz Electric Cooperative (Capelco) general manager Engr. Edgar Diaz denied speculations that Capelco incurs frequent brownouts because of its failure to religiously update its obligation to the Independent Power Producer (IPP).

Capiz top cop gets ‘Sarimanok’ medal

ROXAS CITY – The Capiz-Roxas Islamic Foundation, Inc (CRIFI) has conferred the “Sarimanok” medal to Capiz police director Senior Supt. Josepheus Angan during the flag raising and awarding ceremonies last June 14 at Camp Teodorico Apil here.

Fisherman electrocuted in Pilar town

ROXAS CITY – A fisherman, who just arrived from fishing, was electrocuted after he touched an open line thinking it was still brownout.

I-Day spells out LGU accomplishments

ROXAS CITY – The Independence Day celebration has become a venue for the local government unit to present to the people the status of the municipality.


CEB strengthens Cebu, Davao hubs with more frequencies and P699 seat sale

Asia’s third-largest low-cost carrier, Cebu Pacific (CEB) further strengthens its Cebu and Davao hubs by adding more frequencies and encouraging more travel with a P699 ‘Go Lite’ seat sale from June 16-18, 2010, for travel this July 1 to August 31, 2010.

Jan-April remittances rise 7% to $59-B

Money sent home by overseas Filipino workers grew 6.6% in the first 4 months of the year despite the debt woes in Europe, a major source of Philippine remittances.

Nissan Iloilo launches the New X-Trail CVT

Most X -Trail (T30, entry level SUV ) owners have cherished memories of this sturdy, dependable and valuable partner even through most trying times like the 2008 FRANK debacle.


Unrepentant or opportunistic?
Ways to improve sleep
Anything under the Sun
Media issue of the day
Sea Fever: dreamy and groovy
Evangelist Simon Chan speaks at Iloilo churches
The e-Teacher


bull's eye:
Iloilo Airport woes

Stereotypes of Public Service

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Noy’s numbers

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

Stars and stripped

/ Gail Ilagan


The Alerta Family Reunion

The Alerta Family Reunion

The Alerta Family Association held its 20th anniversary reunion at the Losanes Residence in Gran Plains last May. Everybody had a great time in the varied activities planned for that day, including a dip in the pool, singing, lunch, games, tracing of roots, raffle and fellowship.

---------------------------------------- Premiere Vixens at Aura

Premiere Vixens at Aura

ONE summer night sizzled even more when Aura, Iloilo City’s premier club, hosted the Premiere Vixens Christine Bison, Karen Bordabor, Sofie Garrucho, Jahzel Manabat, Angel Malit, Jem Milton, Abby Poblador, and Pauline So.

---------------------------------------- Painting the Ajuy mangroves

Painting the Ajuy mangroves

SOME 30 Ilonggo artists brought canvases, paints, brushes and other paraphernalia to Ajuy, Iloilo to paint the mangroves of Pedada Bay recently.


----------------------------------------Biggest barbecue party on Father’s Day

Biggest barbecue party on Father’s Day

IF you’re looking for the most splendid way to celebrate Father’s day, you don’t really have to worry anymore. All fathers would be overjoyed with this special treat that’s guaranteed to make your family day all the more splendid.


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