June 30, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Mabilog hopes for reconciliation with political foes

Incoming Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said he is hoping for a reconciliation with the barangay officials who did support him during the May 10 elections, as he prepares to officially assume office tomorrow.

Treñas to prioritize redistricting of Iloilo City

Iloilo City Congressman-elect Mayor Jerry Treñas, who was sworn in yesterday, will push for the redistricting of Iloilo City as one of his priorities as the city’s lone district representative. 

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Newly-inducted city officials together with Senator Franklin Drilon release white doves

Newly-inducted city officials together with Senator Franklin Drilon release white doves after the oathtaking ceremony at the Iloilo Freedom Grandstand.

Cabbie robbed by men claiming to be ‘NPAs’

Three men who claimed to be members of the New People’s Army (NPA) robbed a taxi driver at past midnight yesterday in Mandurriao District, Iloilo City.

The victim, Renato Tolentino, 63, of Magsaysay St., City Proper, Iloilo City, said the robbers took


Grenade found in Molo church

A hand grenade was found near the fence of the Miraculous Parish Church in Zone 2, Brgy. Calumpang, Molo, Iloilo City, the police said yesterday.

Drilon still contender for Senate Presidency

Re-elected Ilonggo Senator Franklin Drilon is one of the four contenders for Senate President of the 15th Congress.

Identify cops protecting STL: Guimaras police chief

Supt. Leo Becerial, director of Guimaras Provincial Police Office, has denied the allegation that some policemen under his jurisdiction are protecting Small Town Lottery operations in the province, resulting to poor accomplishments in their fight against illegal gambling.

Incoming guv to wage determined campaign vs graft and corruption

Incoming Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. said that upon assumption of office, he will immediately wage a determined campaign against graft and corruption.

PhilHealth staff, awardee for public service

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) Regional Office VI, in line with their “Mamayan Muna Program–Gantimpala Agad Award” has commended Ms. Janimhe C. Cam, Public Relations Officer I of PhilHealth Regional Office VI, for her prompt, adequate and courteous delivery of public service.


Bermejo returns 4 vehicles to prov’l government

ROXAS CITY – Two days before he steps down as an outgoing city chief executive, Mayor Vicente Bermejo returned the four controversial vehicles to the provincial government.

CPPO forms task force to curb carnapping, robberies

ROXAS CITY – The Capiz Police Provincial Office (CPPO) under the leadership of Sr. Supt. Josephus Angan formed a task force to curb the rampant carnapping of motorcycles in this city and the robbery hold up cases in the municipalities.

Roxas City affords gifts for kids

ROXAS CITY – The Roxas City government was able to able to realize and give four gifts for their children.


BSP cites need to optimize every OFW dollar

There is urgency for government to optimize the economic impact of the billions of dollars reaching the country each month as a result of the remittance activities of some six million overseas Filipinos, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said on Friday.

New insurance rules drafted

Non-government organizations (NGOs) and cooperatives running informal microin-surance schemes that have been ordered shut down by the government will have to use members’ contributions to pay for the premiums of new insurance plans.

Tourist volume rises slightly in January-May

Visitors to the country’s key tourist destinations rose 5.37% to 3.65 million in the five months to May from the same period in 2009, the Department of Tourism said in a press release yesterday.


Male Sex Hormone
Porn exposes sex ed sham
High expectations for Mabilog and Treñas
The OFWs in the Carnival Dream
Reporting in the face of danger
Anything under the Sun
Media issue of the day


New words

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

Violence against media in the context of human rights violations

Big baby decides to board

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

bull's eye:
Mudslinging at MIWD


Ayala Land Groundbreaking

Ayala Land Groundbreaking

Senator Franklin Drilon led the city government officials in welcoming AyalaLand during its groundbreaking recently. Also in attendance were the project’s contractors, the Pisons (being the landowners) and the media.

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Hartman Dialysis Center opens

The Hartman Dialysis Center has finally opened in Iloilo City. Partners Atty. Jun Borres, Dr. Blanche Garcia and Felicidad Cabrillos, warmly welcomed the guests who came for the blessing and inauguration of this modern facility.

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Harana Rewind

“Harana” means singing old Filipino Songs. These songs are of ethnic origin, coming from different parts of the country. These are the songs that my grandparents and yours used to sing in school, which also came from their folks.

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Sapian’s 112th Independence Day Celebration

With the theme: “Kalayaan: Tagumpay ng Bayan”, the 112th Independence Day was celebrated with dignity and low-keyed splendor in the town of Sapian, Capiz. The celebration had a parade and reenactment of Independence Day.



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