August 13, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Defensor, Mabilog act to contain dengue cases in Iloilo

Concerned by the rising dengue fever cases in both Iloilo province and city, Gov. Arthur Defensor and Mayor Jed Patrick have launched separate initiatives to engage their respective constituents in an intensified anti-dengue campaign.

3 STL collectors nabbed outside of jurisdiction

Three employees of a Small Town Lottery outlet were arrested Wednesday morning while collecting bets inside the Old Public Market in Pototan, Iloilo.

Insp. Charlie Sustento, police chief of Pototan, identified the suspects

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DON’T WADE. Children wade in floodwater even as the Iloilo Provincial Health Office has warned the public against leptospirosis

DON’T WADE. Children wade in floodwater even as the Iloilo Provincial Health Office has warned the public against leptospirosis, a bacterial disease caused by dirty water contaminated by animal urine.

Mayors renew pledge for Banate Bay protection

Mayors of four municipalities in northern Iloilo province will renew their support to the protection and preservation of Banate Bay by signing a Commitment of Support to the Banate Bay Resource Management Agreement and its Amendments at 2 p.m. today


Ninoy’s death anniversary a non-working holiday

MANILA – President Benigno Aquino III has declared Saturday, August 21, as a special non-working holiday in observance of the death anniversary of his father, the late Senator Benigno “Ninoy’ S. Aquino Jr.

Fishing boat from Leyte sinks off Iloilo, Antique: Coast Guard

The Philippine Coast Guard has launched search and rescue operations for 10 persons on board a fishing banca which sank off on Tuesday night between Iloilo and Antique provinces.

DOH 6 tells drugstores to grant senior citizen discount properly

The Department of Health 6 Licensing and Regulation Enforcement Division has advised all drug stores in Western Visayas to implement the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010 to avoid predicament.

Army brushes aside NPA’s justification for atrocities

The Philippine Army’s 3rd Infantry Division has brushed aside the claim of Concha Araneta, spokesperson of the National Democratic Front- Panay Island

‘Limited fuel share no reason for poor police performance’

Limited fuel allocation for police units is not a reason for policemen to perform below par, Chief Supt. Samuel Pagdilao Jr., police regional director, said.


MRWD: No rate hike in 2011

ROXAS CITY – There is no scheduled water rate increase in 2011, Rosemarie Marquez, interim general manager of the Metro Roxas Water District, said.

Ivisan mayor to prioritize environmental protection

IVISAN, Capiz – Mayor Felipe Neri Yap said he will prioritize environmental protection and the beautification of his town in his second term.

Vendor shot dead in Tapaz

ROXAS CITY – A vendor was shot dead in Tapaz public market Tuesday morning.


DOH 6 to implement electronic monitoring of drugstore prices

The Department of Health 6 said they will soon conduct an electronic monitor prices of drugs sold in pharmacies.

Form new economic centers, IBC urges city government

The Iloilo Business Club is urging the Iloilo city government to decongest Iloilo City by improving other economic centers.

BIR seeks erring independent CPAs

MANILA – The Bureau of Internal Revenue said it has started writing “show cause letters” to independent Certified Public Accountants who issued unqualified opinions in the audit reports of their clients’ financial statements which were verified containing material misstatements.


Learning the art of restraint
Luisa Posa Dominado in history
Anything under the Sun
Mother Rosario, pray for us
Bigotry or insanity?
Snoring and Sleep Apnea
President Aquino should seek God daily



/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Not just enough

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

Teachers accept ‘Bagong Pilipinas’ challenge

bull's eye:
Mudslinging at MIWD


Assumption Holds Centennial Family Fun Run

Assumption Holds Centennial Family Fun Run

WITH August 2010 marking the 100th year of Assumption Convent’s education in Iloilo the Assumption High School Batch 92 and 94 headed by their very efficient Project Coordinators

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Anti-Dengue Mile Run

In order to create awareness on dengue and how to avoid getting it, Prosports Inc. headed by its president, Boyet Rentoy visualized an Anti-Dengue Awareness Campaign. Supported by Dr. Fabian Mabasa, dengue coordinator of the Department of Health Region 6

---------------------------------------- Assumption Iloilo’s Centennial Free Medical & Dental Clinic

Assumption Iloilo’s Centennial Free Medical & Dental Clinic

Assumption Iloilo held its annual Free Medical & Dental Clinic last Saturday, August 7, 2010 at the Assumption campus in Gen. Luna St.

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Cold Sandwich Treat at Coffeebreak

Now, you’ve got more reasons to engage a Coffeebreak cup! When hunger sets in, find your way to the nearest Coffeebreak and be delighted with CB’s medley of Cold Sandwiches that’s sure to delight the sandwich buff in you.



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