July 26, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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‘Deaths of Chiva brothers should discourage criminal acts’

Chief Supt. Samuel Pagdilao Jr., police regional director, said over the weekend the death of two members of the Chiva-Fajardo Robbery Group in a shootout with authorities should serve as a stern warning to notorious criminal gangs.

PDEA 6 destroys P5M worth of drugs

About P5 million worth of illegal drugs will be destroyed by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency 6 this morning at the agency’s headquarters in Fort San Pedro

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Gilbert Chiva, who had two arrest warrants for robbery, dies after an encounter with authorities Saturday morning.

Gilbert Chiva, who had two arrest warrants for robbery, dies after an encounter with authorities Saturday morning.

Mabilog faces case for removal of illegal structures

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has ordered the Task Force Asis to continue the demolition of illegal structures along the city’s sidewalks despite the case filed against him by an affected tenant.


30 LGUs in Western Visayas get DOH citation for blood donation

Thirty Local Government Units in Western Visayas were cited by the Department of Health for their active roles in the promotion of the National Voluntary Blood Services Program.

PDEA-6 monitors 4 drug groups

Four drug groups remain active in Western Visayas even after the recent neutralization of the Segovia drug group operating in Bacolod City, records of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency 6 show.

City police to deploy teams to monitor SONA assemblies

The Iloilo City Police Office will deploy a platoon of its Civil Disturbance Management team and will put another platoon on stand-by as reserve force to monitor mass actions for the President Benigno Simeon Aquino III’s first state of the nation address today.

Defensor assures PWDs of support from Capitol

Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. has assured persons with disabilities in Iloilo province that they will have the support of the provincial government.

DPWH monitors public buildings’ compliance with Accessibility Law

The Department of Public Works and Highways is bent on finding out if government buildings and structures in the country are complying with the provisions of the Accessibility Law.


Guv places Capiz under state of impending dengue outbreak

ROXAS CITY – The rising dengue fever deaths and cases in Capiz including those in Roxas City has prompted Gov. Victor Tanco Sr. to declare a state of an impending outbreak of dengue cases in the province.

CEH using hallways, alleys to accommodate patients

ROXAS CITY – Humanitarian considerations rise above all else at Capiz Emmanuel Hospital. It does not refuse to admit patients who were not accommodated by other hospitals for lack of space.

Black Nazarene to visit Sapian anew

SAPIAN, Capiz – After two years, the Black Nazarene of Quiapo will again visit this town from August 15 to August 24.


More than 600 ‘Tindahan Natin’ converted to ‘Barangay Bigasan’

Six hundred fourteen new Barangay Bigasan Outlets in Western Visayas will now sell NFA rice at P25, according to the Department of Social Welfare and Development and the National Food Authority.

Good second quarter for RP: exec

MANILA – An official of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas sees continued growth of the domestic economy in the second quarter of this year.

DOLE chief seeking intensified enforcement of labor standards

The Department of Labor and Employment will strengthen and intensify its inspection program to maximize employers’ compliance with labor standards and protect workers rights


Freedom of religion under threat
74 years of SONA
Overpopulation: a problem awaiting solutions
Are grafters in the Aquino administration hibernating?
Don’t let food allergies spoil the picnic
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


‘Cid is autistic’

‘Cid is autistic’

WE enrolled Cid in the nursery where he stayed for three years. You could say he had a PhD in the Nursery. Something was terribly amiss.

----------------------------------------Filipina Spa Europa Salon

Filipina Spa Europa Salon

IT feels good to be pampered. True, it’s good that you know how to cut your hair, put on your makeup, give yourself a manicure and pedicure or a massage on parts that your flexible hands can reach.

---------------------------------------- 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’.


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