August 3, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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DOLE 6 to check 3,100 businesses for standards compliance

The Department of Labor and Employment 6 is stepping up its labor standards enforcement in Western Visayas by increasing inspection of priority inspectionable establishments employing 10 to 199 workers, Labor Regional Director Manuel Roldan announced yesterday.

Ombudsman decision unfair, dismissed village chief says

Village head Noriel Arsulo of Brgy. Nabitasan in La Paz district, Iloilo City said the decision of the Office of the Ombudsman Visayas dismissing him for nepotism is unfair.

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KIDS COMPANY. Pre-schoolers from the Iloilo Provincial Capitol Drop-in Center, who are children of provincial government employees, visit Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. last Friday.

KIDS COMPANY. Pre-schoolers from the Iloilo Provincial Capitol Drop-in Center, who are children of provincial government employees, visit Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. last Friday.

Local rice supply out of stock in Iloilo

The National Food Authority-Iloilo is now supplying imported rice to accredited rice outlets in the province after the agency ran out of local rice supply.


One of four suspects in Mondia slay nabbed

One of the four suspects in the murder of former Pulupandan town mayor Luis Mondia Jr. was arrested Sunday on a warrant of arrest issued by Judge Froilan Alabajon of Regional Trial Court in Iloilo City.

WV dengue cases hit epidemic level

The Department of Health 6 has appealed to all sectors in Western Visayas to be specific and more focused in their clean-up drive to rid their surrounding of breeding ground for dengue-carrying mosquitoes

Treñas backs Mabilog’s move to put closure on housing mess

Iloilo City Rep. Jerry Treñas has expressed optimism on the interest of Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog to put closure to the long-running controversy over the city’s P130-million housing project in Brgy. Ungka, Pavia, Iloilo.

Thousands benefit from gov’t shelter programs

Thousands of families and community associations have benefited from government’s shelter programs, a data of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) 6 showed.

Woman who faked robbery apologizes

The woman who claimed she was abducted and later robbed finally admitted that she faked her own robbery.


FCU officials okay change of name, amended by-laws

ROXAS CITY – Officials of Filamer Christian University Inc. signed the document stating the school’s change of name from FCC to FCU and the amended by-laws during their special meeting held at the Centennial Board Room last Saturday.

5 Capiz towns top blood donors

Five municipalities in Capiz were among the 30 local government units in Western Visayas that were cited recently by the Department of Health for their active roles in the promotion of the National Voluntary Blood Services Program.

Dumarao celebrates Padagyaw Festival

DUMARAO, Capiz – The town of Dumarao under the leadership of Mayor Leslie Warren Benjamin is celebrating its municipal and religious fiesta with the Padagyaw Festival from August 1 to 5.


Comply with minimum wage, employers urged

Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz has echoed the call of workers for employers to comply with the minimum wage law and urged the employers to heed the clamor and do so.

WV pay increase effective Aug. 12

The adjustment in the daily minimum wage of workers in Western Visayas will take effect on August 12, 2010, fifteen days after the publication of the new wage order issued by the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board 6.

Cebu Pacific offers flights to Malaysia at value fares

Cebu Pacific offers flights to Malaysia in the most convenient way to travel from Manila, especially for business and leisure travelers looking for great value fares, a press release from the airline said.


Our body is for love
Cut down overpopulation!
President Aquino should seek God daily
Eerie, scary folktales, anyone?
Silent Heart ‘Attack’
74 years of SONA



/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Not just enough

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

Teachers accept ‘Bagong Pilipinas’ challenge

bull's eye:
Mudslinging at MIWD


Mel Varca’s Birthday Bash

Mel Varca’s Birthday Bash

“White is the new black for this year,” says fashion stalwart Mel Varca, who presented her all-white collection before a gathering of close friends and family during her birthday dinner at the Sunset Terrace of Hotel del Rio.

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Share a Table Project

The Iloilo Emerald Lions Club in cooperation with Callbox launched the share a table project. The project is to provide computer tables to some chosen recipients composed of public elementary schools, daycare centers and barangay halls.

---------------------------------------- A Feeding Program for Aetas

A Feeding Program for Aetas

Roxas City, Capiz – KIWANIS is an international organization that has clubs in 100 nations and more than 600,000 members including youth organizations which is all part of the Kiwanis family.

---------------------------------------- Milagrosa-J Shipping and ICILC hold medical mission in Lapuz and Tabucan

Milagrosa-J Shipping and ICILC hold medical mission in Lapuz and Tabucan

Milagrosa-J Shipping and the Iloilo City Integrated Lions Club (ICILC) have somehow eased the burden of the residents of Barangay Lapuz Norte when they held a medical and dental mission there recently.


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