July 8, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Pagdilao orders round-the-clock robbery alert

Chief Supt. Samuel Pagdilao Jr., police regional director, said yesterday intensified actions are needed to run after holdup groups operating in Iloilo province.

Pagdilao issued the directive after another holdup incident was reported in Barotac Viejo

San Joaquin fire kills 6-year-old girl

A six-year-old girl was killed in a fire that gutted her family’s house and that of their neighbors in Brgy. Balabago, San Joaquin, Iloilo late Monday evening.

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DRILL. New recruits of Police Regional Office 6 perform a drill under the supervision of police officers

DRILL. New recruits of Police Regional Office 6 perform a drill under the supervision of police officers before they are sent off to a six-month training.

New city hall seen early next year

Iloilo City may have a new city hall early next year if work on the seven-storey government structure will proceed as scheduled.

In fact, contractor F.F. Cruz & Co. Inc. has reported to Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog that the construction is “ahead of schedule.”


Mabilog hires legal counsel

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has hired a lawyer to act as his personal adviser on legal matters.

DSWD releases P5-M aid to Ajuy typhoon victims

The Department of Social Welfare and Development recently released an assistance of P5 million to the victims of Typhoon Frank in Ajuy town.

Transport group seeks review of city’s PBO, TOP policies

The newly-formed Panay-wide Transport Alliance for Sustainable Development is asking the Iloilo city government to review the Perimeter Boundary Ordinance, and the penalties imposed on the issuance of Temporary Operators Permit.

Nothing definite on reshuffling: Pagdilao

Chief Supt. Samuel Pagdilao Jr, . police regional director, said no revamp is forthcoming among the police officers under the Police Regional Office 6.

‘Go after erring drivers, illegal fishers’

Alarmed by the increasing number of vehicular accidents in the province, Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor directed the Iloilo Police Provincial Office to strictly implement traffic rules and regulations on national highways.


Pagdilao to tap religious sector in police transformation program

Chief Supt. Samuel Pagdilao, newly-installed director of the Police Regional Office 6, said the Philippine National Police could carry out the mandate to serve, protect the people and improve the police services through their Integrated Transformation Program.

‘Bare all on P728-M fertilizer fund scam’

University of the Philippines College of Law Professor Harry Roque Jr. yesterday Wednesday challenged former Department of Agriculture Secretary Lorenzo Lorenzo to disclose all that he knew about the P728-million fertilizer fund scam.

Capiceño farmer awarded outstanding ARB

ROXAS CITY – An Agrarian Reform Beneficiary from Capiz was among the awardees during the 2010 Awarding Ceremony for Outstanding ARBs, Cooperatives and Agrarian Reform Communities held on June 26 at the Mega Trade Hall, SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City.


Teleperformance extends Iloilo hiring

The successful turnout of applicants in Teleperformance’s Iloilo recruitment center pushes the company to extend the operation of its temporary recruitment hub for another month to give more opportunities to qualified Illonggos to join the call center company, it said in a press release.

No price cap on money transfer – BSP

MANILA – The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has discounted the possibility of any price cap on electronic money (e-money) transfer, saying this would prevent competition, the Philippine News Agency reported.

Strong food security a must in Asia: forum

The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) forum should create a policy framework with strong commitment from all members to ensure long-term food security, according to a Government official.


Warning from Spain
Side effects of medications
Cozumel, Roatan, Belize, Costa Maya, here I come!
Today we are at war
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


Coping with a special child

Coping with a special child

EDITHA Jardeleza, president of the Autism Society of the Philippines – Iloilo Chapter, discovered that her son Angelo had autism when he was just five years old. “During kinder school, I discover that he did not listen to the teacher.

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Beach clean-up a Saturday habit

PEOPLE of all ages enjoy the beach. The white beach in Boracay is the most famous of all and is not immune to people’s abusive behavior. To protect the beach, the Yuppies thought of a sustainable solution: Making Beach Clean up a Saturday Habit.

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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)



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