July 6, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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FDC spearheads petition to keep MIWD public

The Freedom from Debt Coalition-Iloilo yesterday launched a petition to protest the move to privatize the Metro Iloilo Water District as proposed by the water district’s board and supported by Iloilo City Rep. Jerry Treñas.

Members of FDC-Iloilo together with members of Katulong ng Bayan and Partido ng Manggagawa held a picket in front of MIWD office

Mabilog gives MIWD execs chance to improve services

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said he is giving the management and board of directors of the Metro Iloilo Water District a chance to settle their internal conflict and improve their water services.

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Members of FDC-Iloilo and its allied groups hold a picket to protest the privatization of the Metro Iloilo Water District.

Members of FDC-Iloilo and its allied groups hold a picket to protest the privatization of the Metro Iloilo Water District.

LTO 6 arrests ‘no wang-wang’ violators

The Land Transportation Office 6 in Iloilo City has so far, arrested two violators of the “no wang-wang” order of President Benigno Simeon Aquino III.

The violators were rounded up for violating Presidential Decree 96 otherwise known as the unlawful use or attachment of sirens, bells, horns, whistles and other similar gadgets that emit exceptionally loud or startling sounds on the highways.


Mabilog plans major infra projects

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has bared the big infrastructure projects his administration plans to implement soon.

Pagdilao: PNP is no super body

The Philippine National Police is no super body, and a police general is surely no superman.

Defensor reiterates call for better Iloilo

Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. reiterated his call for provincial government employees to join him in his crusade for a better Iloilo Province during the Capitol flag-raising ceremony yesterday.

Aklan militant leader gunned down

Aklan militant leader Fernando Baldomero received death threats before he was gunned down by an unidentified man yesterday at Brgy. Estancia, Kalibo, Aklan.


Inmate dies in police station

ROXAS CITY – A man detained at the lock-up cell of the city police station here died yesterday morning after he complained of stomach problem.

Police to launch ‘Cops on the Block’ on July 15

ROXAS CITY – The city police here under Supt. Leo Batiles is set to launch the Community Oriented Policing System (COPS) and the Integrated Patrol System (IPS) programs of the Philippine National Police.

NSO concludes census enumeration

ROXAS CITY – The count of the province’s population and housing units in Capiz has officially ended last June 27 in line with the 2010 Census of Population and Housing.


9th Coco Festival set

The Philippine Coconut Authority will hold the 9th Coconut Festival, a trade fair and exhibit that will showcase the best of the coconut industry, from August 12 to 15 at the SM Mega Trade Hall 1, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City.

Unlimited data roaming from Sun Cellular

Travelers using Sun Cellular postpaid SIM can now avail use data roaming in more than 100 countries with over 300 roaming partners worldwide.

RP, Iran sign agreement for seafarers’ recognition

The Department of Labor and Employment signed last week a bilateral agreement with Iran that provides for the Iranian recognition of the Filipino seafarers’ certificates of competencies.


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


Management blues

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Not just enough

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

Teachers accept ‘Bagong Pilipinas’ challenge

bull's eye:
Mudslinging at MIWD


Sapian celebrates independence

Sapian celebrates independence

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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Capturing moments

Veteran photographer John Chua of Adphoto (based in Manila) realized his dream of holding photography workshops involving persons with disabilities in the country. In Iloilo, his idea was implemented by the Photographic Society of Iloilo (PSI)

---------------------------------------- Havaianas kicks summer goodbye

Havaianas kicks summer goodbye

The world’s favorite flip-flops, Havaianas, “kicked” summer goodbye with a party blast at Bourbon Street, Smallville Complex, Iloilo City. Iloilo’s most invited yuppies and Havaiana-ticos trooped in their comfy Havaianas

---------------------------------------- Blessing of SPHI's New CADMA

Blessing of SPHI's New CADMA

JUNE 21, 2010 witnessed the yearly commemoration of St. Paul of Chartres’ founder Fr. Louis Chauvet at the CADMA (Cardinal Dougherty Memorial Annex). This year’s celebration is in time with the re-dedication of the CADMA Building



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