August 23, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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NPA harassment exercise in futility, Army says

The Philippine Army’s 3rd Infantry Division said the harassment of the New People’s Army against government forces is an exercise in futility.

40 mentally-ill inmates get treatment: warden

Forty inmates of the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center who are suffering from psychiatric problems are being given medical treatment, IRC warden Soteo Gardose said.

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President Benigno Simeon Aquino III leads his family in commemorating the 27th death anniversary of his father Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr.

NINOY REMEMBERED. President Benigno Simeon Aquino III leads his family in commemorating the 27th death anniversary of his father Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. Saturday at the Manila Memorial Park in Paranaque City where his mother, former President Corazon Aquino, is also laid to rest.

4 WV hospitals set up dengue fast lanes

The Department of Health-Center for Health Development 6 said four government hospitals in Western Visayas have established dengue fast lanes to provide immediate attention to patients.


Lack of personnel, absence of discipline: Team Siyasat

The team of Supt. Milko Lirazan who heads the Police Regional Office 6 Oplan Siyasat noted lack of personnel in various police stations and the absence of discipline among policemen during their series of late night spot inspections in Iloilo City last week.

WHO-Gates Foundation donates more anti-rabies vaccines to Iloilo

The World Health Organization-Bill and Melinda Gates (WHO-BMG) Foundation has donated additional vials of canine anti-rabies vaccine to the Province of Iloilo through the Department of Health-Center for Health Development 6.

Army holds anti-dengue cleanup

In partnership with the Department of Health-Center for Health Development 6, the 3rd Infantry Division of the Philippine Army initiated a clean-up drive as a kick-off ceremony for its anti-dengue campaign, which will run every weekend for six weeks.

PDEA 6 to charge obstructionist

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency 6 is preparing to file several cases already against the person who obstructed their anti-drug operation Tuesday last week in Brgy. Tanza-Esperanza, City Proper district in Iloilo City.

Tree planting in Maasin set Sept. 11

The Iloilo Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office will spearhead the tree-planting activity under the “Pyesta sang Kakahuyan” on September 11 at the Maasin Watershed.


Capiz launches war vs. dengue

ROXAS CITY – Capiz province headed by Gov. Victor Tanco Sr. declared war against dengue fever during the launching of Oplan Kontra Dengue in front of the Provincial Capitol last Friday.

Albaña: I’m not incapacitated

ROXAS CITY – Panitan Councilor Roberto Albaña has brushed aside reports he has become incapacitated after he went on a sick leave when he suffered a stroke.

FCU marks 106th founding year

ROXAS CITY – Filamer Christian University will celebrate its 106th founding anniversary and first year as university starting today until August 27.

Capiz invests P2M for coconut initiative

ROXAS CITY – The provincial government of Capiz has been supporting national government efforts to further enhance the growth of the coconut industry in the province.


Gov’t steps up enforcement of rules vs auto smuggling

MANILA – The Aquino administration is bent on strictly implementing anti-smuggling rules in the country including the automotive sector to improve the local production of vehicles and create more employment opportunities.

DA: Plant HVCCs in farms without irrigations

The Department of Agriculture 6 is urging farmers to plant high value commercial crops (HVCCs) on their un-irrigated farmlands, or those far from irrigation systems, a report of the Philippine News Agency said.

Palace aims to sustain long-term progressive revenue generation

MANILA – Malacañang plans raising and sustaining long-term revenue generation nationwide by enhancing government’s tax administration system with increased anti-corruption checks.

Offer response to need for better pay: PAL

The P80-million offer of Philippine Airlines (PAL) to the Flight Attendants’ and Stewards’ Association of the Philippines (FASAP) was a sign of good faith.


Anything under the Sun
Sex Education leads to pornography
Open-minded but focused
A wound the President must heal
The gift of health
Allergic to cholesterol lowering drugs
President Aquino should seek God daily


Hexagram 34:
The Power of the Great


Dengue Victory Over The Vectors

/ Dr. Cesar Yap, Jr.

Sequence to fiscal freedom

/ Ted Aldwin Ong

That Damned Striped Mosquito

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

‘I strongly support law on divorce’

/ Rep. Janette L. Garin,


A Soiree at ABE

A Soiree at ABE

DURING the early months when the classes begin again, it is customary for schools to hold an acquaintance party. Consider it a part of a freshman’s orientation in the school that he or she belongs to.

----------------------------------------Reggie’s Birthday

Reggie’s Birthday

Afrique’s Restaurant in Smallville was the perfect setting for an intimate gathering of friends to celebrate Reggie Bautista’s birthday with a dinner personally prepared by chef extraordinaire Miguel Cordova.

----------------------------------------SMART targets 1.5M trees planted by 2010

SMART targets 1.5M trees planted by 2010

Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) is close to hitting its target of planting over 1.5 million seedlings and mangrove propagules under a three-year tree planting agreement inked in 2008 with parent company Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and the PLDT-Smart Foundation together with Japan’s NTT DOCOMO, Inc.

---------------------------------------- I-Serve Leads Bloodletting Activity

I-Serve Leads Bloodletting Activity

I-Serve, a non-government organization that is involved in community projects, has spearheaded a bloodletting activity at the Old Provincial Capitol Building recently. It was a joint effort with the Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC) and Smart Communications.


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