July 23, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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City to buy towing truck to rid of street obstructions

The Iloilo City government is planning to buy a towing truck to rid the city streets of traffic obstruction.

Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said a truck will be used to tow away vehicles that obstruct the roads and bring these to the motorpool in San Pedro, Molo.

Cable wire thief killed by cop

A suspected thief who was attempting to recover stolen cable wires was killed in an encounter with policemen Wednesday morning at Brgy. Tinocuan, Dueñas, Iloilo.

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The city government continues to look for ways to ease traffic congestion in its main streets, including towing away illegally parked vehicles.

The city government continues to look for ways to ease traffic congestion in its main streets, including towing away illegally parked vehicles.

3 PRO-6 key officers reshuffled

Three key officers of the Police Region 6 were reshuffled by police regional director, Chief Supt. Samuel Pagdilao Jr., effective Wednesday afternoon.


Army disposes unserviceable ammo

The Philippine Army 3rd Infantry Division disposed 2,043 rounds of unserviceable ammunition through a controlled detonation recently.

Guv hoping for compromise deal on health hazard pay

Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. said yesterday he is hoping that the Iloilo Health Workers Association will accept his proposal on the granting of their hazard pay.

Mabilog orders tighter slaughterhouse security

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has ordered tighter security measures at the city slaughterhouse in Brgy. Tacas, Jaro district to prevent the possible entry of “double-dead” meat from animals affected by hemorrhagic septicemia.

Jeepneys must also comply with BP 344

The compliance by the transportation sector especially by jeepneys with Batas Pambansa 344, otherwise known as the Accessibility Law, is poor.

54 illegal weighing scales confiscated

The Iloilo City Special Services Unit confiscated 54 illegal weighing scales from vendors at Iloilo Terminal Market during their regular inspection on Tuesday, a press release from the City Hall said.


Bolante clarifies Ombudsman case

ROXAS CITY – Former Agriculture Undersecretary Jocelyn “Jocjoc” Bolante has denied reports that his room cell at the New Bilibid Prison is now ready after former Agriculture Secretary Luis “Cito” Lorenzo surfaced to supposedly tell what he knew about the P728-million fertilizer fund scam.

P14.5- million wharf to rise in Sapian

SAPIAN, Capiz – The P14.5-million fish port will soon be constructed in Sitio Angkin, Brgy. Poblacion here through the efforts of Mayor Arturo Orosco Sr. with assistance from 2nd District Rep. Jane Tan Castro.

Missing fisherman could have been hit by lightning

ROXAS CITY – The wife of the reported missing fisherman has raised the possibility that her husband was hit by a lightning while fishing along the Roxas City bay.


Portion of Port San Pedro proposed to become world-class ferry terminal

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog and Rep. Jerry Treñas are seeking a Presidential Proclamation that would pave the way for the development of the one-hectare area at Port San Pedro into a world-class ferry terminal.

New currency to circulate by last quarter of 2010

The initial batch of the new Philippine banknotes will start circulating by the last quarter of this year, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Iloilo Branch Manager Job Nepomucena said.

Unskilled OFWs send highest remittances

MANILA – The National Statistics Office said laborers or unskilled overseas Filipino workers were the biggest source of remittances in the country last year.


Overpopulation: a problem awaiting solutions
Post-disaster scenario
Don’t let food allergies spoil the picnic
Are grafters in the Aquino administration hibernating?
Senior moments
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


SM City Iloilo celebrates National Children’s Book Day

SM City Iloilo celebrates National Children’s Book Day

Since 1967, International Children’s Book Day (ICBD) is celebrated every April 2nd in time for the birthday of the world-famous Danish author of well-loved fairy tales and poems, Hans Christian Andersen.

----------------------------------------Life with Cid

Life with Cid

HIS name is Cid Henry Ericson. We took the name of ‘Cid’ from the movie starring Charlton Heston about the story of Rodrigo Vivar, Spain’s hero nicknamed ‘El Cid’, which is Arabic for ‘The Lord’.

---------------------------------------- The NDPR Week Celebration

The NDPR Week Celebration

The National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week is being celebrated this week and will culminate tomorrow with a program and awarding of outstanding differently-abled persons at SM City Iloilo.

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Art and Magic

Just recently, Brushwand Art and Magic Workshops concluded with an activity at the Amigo Plaza Mall Activity Center. The Art and Magic Workshops were participated in by 31 students coming from different schools in the city and province of Iloilo.


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