July 15, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Mabilog orders removal of illegal structures

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has instructed the Task Force Asis headed by Engr. Bobby Dumanil to dismantle the illegal structures that have sprouted along the city’s major thoroughfares.

These unauthorized structures, which cause traffic congestion, are mostly located in Diversion Road

DSWD turns over 500 houses in Jaro

The Department of Social Welfare and Development 6 has turned over 500 housing units to beneficiaries in Brgy. San Isidro in Jaro district under a housing project worth P35 million.

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BLESSING. A police chaplain blesses the brand-new rubber boat

BLESSING. A police chaplain blesses the brand-new rubber boat that will be used for relief and rescue operations and coast patrol in Iloilo City during the rites held at Camp Delgado attended by Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog and officials of the Philippine National Police Maritime Group.

Independent probe sought on Baldomero slay

The Makabayang Koalisyon ng Mamamayan is seeking the creation of an independent body that will investigate the murder of Aklan militant leader Fernando Baldomero, also a councilor of Lezo town.


DSWD gets P5.2-M fund for repair of CICL center

The Department of Social Welfare and Development 6 has received a P5.2-million budget for the repair of its center for Children in Conflict with the Law (CICL).

PWDs urge full enforcement of Accessibility Law

Only very few commercial establishments, buildings and public utilities have facilities and features that are friendly to the special needs of persons with disability, according to persons with disability (PWDs)

‘Review non-performing OTOP products’

The Iloilo provincial government is asking the Department of Trade and Industry to review the existing One Town, One Product programs of all municipalities in Iloilo, a report of the Philippine News Agency said.

IPPO holds anti-drugs, crime prevention forum

The Iloilo Police Provincial Office conducted a symposium on illegal drugs and crime prevention to more than 3, 000 students

Inventory of public cemeteries set

The Iloilo City Government through the City Environment and Natural Resources Office will conduct an intensive inventory and sketch mapping of all tombs and niches at Tanza Public Cemetery starting July 16.


Tanco to push for construction of P5-B floodway project

ROXAS CITY – Capiz Gov. Victor Tanco Sr. is pushing for the construction of a P5-billion floodway structure as a long-term solution to the frequent flash floods in Capiz.

CHED okays FCC’s university status

ROXAS CITY – The Commission on Higher Education has approved the conversion of Filamer Christian College into a university, an FCC official said .

City Liga, SK heads regain committee chairmanships

ROXAS CITY – The presidents of Liga ng mga Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Federation here regained their committee chairmanships during Tuesday’s regular session


Groundbreaking for P200-million rice processing plant set in August

The groundbreaking for the P200-million Modern Integrated Rice Processing Complex in Brgy. Amamaros in Pototan, Iloilo is set next month, the Department of Agriculture 6 said in a press release.

Petron open to partnership for importation of ethanol

MANILA – Petron Corp. is willing to partner with other oil companies for possible importation of ethanol blend, which is mandated under the Biofuels law.


The gospel in sachets
An airport horror story
Slimming Tea: A Hoax
Cries of the People
A cry for justice
Anything under the Sun
Media issue of the day


Dear P-Noy

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Not just enough

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

Teachers accept ‘Bagong Pilipinas’ challenge

bull's eye:
Mudslinging at MIWD


OTOP Fair 2010

OTOP Fair 2010

THE OTOP Fair 2010 has opened in SM City last July 12 and will last until July 18, 2010. Ilonggos will have the chance to see and buy quality products that were made locally.

---------------------------------------- Face Value Facial Care and Spa Center celebrates its anniversary

Face Value Facial Care and Spa Center celebrates its anniversary

Face Value Facial Care and Spa Center celebrated its third anniversary recently. The celebration started with a motorcade all over Iloilo City

---------------------------------------- Dearly’s rare debut

Dearly’s rare debut

It started with a promise. Meldon Arenal promised his daughter, Dearly a debut party when she turns eighteen. But three months before the said day, he died. But, it was a promise kept

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Robinsons Design Lab 4

Robinsons Design Lab, now on its 4th year, was successfully staged recently. Aisha Penalosa, a young designer known for her fresh concepts is this year’s winner. First runner-up was Uer Joe Pabiona, second runner-up was Franco Malay and third runner-up was Cristine Jimenea.


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