July 2, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Leadership by example to fight corruption: Defensor

Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. yesterday vowed to bring change to the provincial government by waging a fight against graft and corruption.

Defensor made the commitment in front of other provincial officials, department heads, local chief executives, Capitol employees, and guests

PECO inks 10-MW power deal with GCGI

The Panay Electric Company has signed an agreement with Green Core Geothermal Inc. for the supply of additional 10 megawatts of power starting July 1, 2010, the PECO management announced yesterday.

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Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. (left) takes his oath of office before his son, Third District Rep. Arthur Defensor Jr.

Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. (left) takes his oath of office before his son, Third District Rep. Arthur Defensor Jr., in the presence of his wife Cosette and their other son Lawrence.

Mayor forms inventory body

Inspired by the Truth Commission created by President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to ferret out the truth in all past government transactions, Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog issued Executive Order No. 1 yesterday


MIWD privatization link is hogwash: Drilon

Senator Franklin Drilon has dismissed as hogwash reports that he is pushing for the privatization of the Metro Iloilo Water District.

IPPO: Organized group behind Ceres bus heist

The Iloilo Police Provincial Office is looking at an organized group as those behind the robbery of a Ceres Liner bus Tuesday evening in Anilao town, Iloilo.

‘Unauthorized use of sirens no longer allowed in city’

The improper use of “wang-wang” or sirens calling for an open street passage of any government or private official in Iloilo City is no longer allowed, Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said.

Official upbeat on WV nutrition situation

Nona Tad-y, regional program coordinator of the National Nutrition Council, has expressed a positive outlook on the region’s nutrition situation of pre-schoolers and school children this year, the Philippine Information Agency reported.

16-year-old driver hits ma, child

A 16-year-old boy just learning how to drive a motorcycle sideswiped a woman and her three-year-old son Wednesday evening at Brgy. Don Esteban, La Paz, Iloilo City.


Pinoy inventors to compete in DOST Visayas event

The Department of Science and Technology Visayas Cluster Regions and the Technology Application and Promotion Institute will hold the 2010 Visayas Island Invention Contests and Exhibits on August 12 to 14, 2010 at the Amigo Plaza Mall, Iloilo City.

Private sector accreditation underway – RDC 6

The Regional Development Council 6 is finalizing the accreditation of the private sector to institutionalize its participation in the activities and programs of the RDC, the region’s highest planning and policy making body, the Philippine News Agency said in a report.

REEN 6 to hold scientific confab

ROXAS CITY – The Regional Environmental Education Network in Region 6 (REEN 6) will hold the 4th Scientific Conference on July 8 and 9, at the Marian Hall, St. Paul’s University in Iloilo City with the theme: “Environmental Education Towards a Sustainable Future.”


Rice inventory more than enough: NFA

The National Food Authority said the present rice inventory of two million metric tons or 56 percent of the total national inventory of 3.56 million metric tons is more than enough to meet the country’s requirement until the end of the year.

Special program to strengthen rural banks hits a snag

MANILA – A special program reinforcing the capability of rural banks to weather financial reverses has hit a snag, a Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) official said.

Construction event to feature ‘Green Building’

The biggest Mindanao construction and building expo opened yesterday, featuring the Green Building where largest selection of products and services during the three-day expo from July 1 to 3, at Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas convention center in Davao City.


Cozumel, Roatan, Belize, Costa Maya, here I come!
A new world order
Today we are at war
Male Sex Hormone
High expectations for Mabilog and Treñas
Anything under the Sun
Media issue of the day


Teachers accept ‘Bagong Pilipinas’ challenge

New words

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

Big baby decides to board

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

bull's eye:
Mudslinging at MIWD


Katunggan: An Exhibit On Mangroves

Katunggan: An Exhibit On Mangroves

The UPV Chancellor’s Committee for Culture and the Arts, in collaboration with the Community-Based Mangrove Rehabilitation Project (CMRP) in the Philippines of the Zoological Society of London (ZSL)

---------------------------------------- The Fire: Hexagram 30

The Fire: Hexagram 30

Persistent correctness advantageous. Caring for the source of one’s sustenance brings good fortune. When one attends too much to specialization, one leans towards extremes. This may show that one is too narrow in one’s perspective. This may even appear that one is an extremist in one’s views.

---------------------------------------- Iloilo Prima Galaw Turns 2

Iloilo Prima Galaw Turns 2

Iloilo Prima Galaw, the performing arts group founded by Ilonggo stage director and choreographer Romie John “SIR D” Delariarte in 2008, celebrates its 2nd year anniversary with a musical production entitled “Better TWOgether” and an art and photo exhibit in Iloilo’s top malls.

---------------------------------------- Let’s Dance, Kids!

Let’s Dance, Kids!

Dancing is important to children. Apart from conditioning their body and build stamina through practice, dance is also a way of communicating through movement. By enrolling your children in dance classes, it gives them a high level of self-esteem and a positive outlook in life.


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