July 20, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Pagdilao wants 9 WV rob groups neutralized

Chief Supt. Samuel Pagdilao Jr., police regional director, yesterday directed intelligence operatives to neutralize the nine robbery groups operating in Western Visayas as he implemented the three-strike policy among police chiefs and station commanders to stop the spate of robbery incidents in Iloilo province.

Police, LGU raid 3 ‘prostitution dens’ in Pototan

Three prostitution dens masquerading as videoke bars in Pototan, Iloilo were raided over the weekend by a joint enforcement team from Pototan Police Station and the municipal government led by Councilor Pedro Palu-ay.

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DIFFERENTLY ABLED. Leaders of persons with disabilities groups and their supporters, marking the 32nd National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week, put their hands together in a gesture of unity

DIFFERENTLY ABLED. Leaders of persons with disabilities groups and their supporters, marking the 32nd National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week, put their hands together in a gesture of unity as they demand for the full implementation of the Magna Carta for PWDs which mandates all drug stores and pharmacies to provide them 20 percent discount, and the Batas Pambansa 344 or the Accessibility Law of 1983.

Eco-park soon to rise at Calajunan dumpsite

The three-hectare old Calajunan dumpsite located in Mandurriao district, Iloilo City will soon be converted into an ecological park.


Vet office to revaccinate Leon livestock

The Iloilo Provincial Veterinary Office will revaccinate cattle and carabao in Leon, Iloilo against hemorrhagic septicemia this week following a report of a disease outbreak in the municipality, the Department of Agriculture said in a press release.

Cops rule accidental firing in death of Baldomero kin

Police investigators ruled that accidental firing was behind the death of the cousin of slain militant leader and Lezo, Aklan Councilor Fernando Baldomero.

Suspect in La Paz robbery, cop slay yields

Proclaiming his innocence, a suspect in the robbery of money lenders and the killing of a policeman Saturday noon in La Paz district, Iloilo City voluntarily surrendered to the police a day after the incident occurred.

Iloilo City bans begging, giving alms

Giving alms to street children and beggars is not allowed in Iloilo City and such act is punishable under City Regulation Ordinance 2002-400.

Education initiatives for child laborers pushed

The Department of Education has committed to bring back dropouts to school with more child-friendly initiatives, a Philippine Information Agency report said.


Mobile school to hold skills training for Capiz inmates

ROXAS CITY – The Community Extension Services Office of the Capiz State University-Roxas City main campus is processing needed materials for the skills training of Capiz Rehabilitation Center inmates.

University status a dream come true–Señeres

ROXAS CITY – Dr. Expedito Señenes, president of now Filamer Christian University, said the attainment of the school’s university status is a dream come true to everybody in the former Filamer Christian College.

Prevention is still best to stop dengue

ROXAS CITY – Dengue disease has no specific treatment yet, including the use of antibiotics because it is caused by a virus.


Cebu Pacific awarded top ASEAN airline

Cebu Pacific was awarded by the Changi Airport Group as the top Southeast Asian airline which registered the highest growth in passenger traffic last year, a press release from the airline said.

Sooc GK women earn from trash

To some women in Sooc, Arevalo, Iloilo City, there is indeed money in trash after they were given an opportunity to earn out of the used tarpaulins which could have gone to waste.


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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


Health: Help children grow

Health: Help children grow

A turnover ceremony of Chief Girl Scout Medal Candidate, Senior Girl Scout Faith Lagos was held at the Glad Tidings Church, Duenas, Iloilo. Some 150 children coming from different barangays in Duenas, attended.

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Prepping up for the ‘Photowalk’

The 3rd Photowalk of Scott Kelby will happen all over the world this July. There are several participating countries and Iloilo City will field delegates for the Philippine contingent.


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Amigo Plaza Mall Billboard Design Contest kicks off

THE month-long billboard design contest of the Amigo Plaza Mall and Amigo Terrace Hotel kicked off with its first screening last Saturday. There were 24 contestants composed of graphic designers, visual artists, web designers, layout artists, students, professionals and university instructors.

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Toys For The Big Boys

Ground Effects, home of car and motor accessories staged an exhibit at SM City Iloilo recently. On display were motorcycles, cars and a van of varied Ilonggo men known to be car or motorcycle enthusiasts. Check out their “toys for the big boys.”


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