August 24, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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63 gov’t officials in WV under lifestyle check

Sixty-three government officials in Western Visayas have been placed under lifestyle check by the Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas for unexplained wealth.

Deputy Ombudsman-Visayas Pelagio Apostol said the 63 cases were already lowered from 84 cases filed between 2007 and last year after the 21 other cases were disposed for lack of witnesses and evidence.

New IPPO chief installed today

Senior Supt. Gil Levin will be installed as director of the Iloilo Provincial Police Office today during the 9 a.m. rites at Camp Sumagaysay in Sta. Barbara, Iloilo.

Levin (not Lebin as earlier reported) will replace outgoing Senior Supt. Renato Gumban, who will be assigned as director of Capiz Provincial Police Office starting tomorrow.

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HUNGRY KIDS. Street children in Iloilo City

HUNGRY KIDS. Street children in Iloilo City find something to eat inside a basket of fruits they found along a busy street.

PRO6, DepEd sign pact on ‘Pulis Ko, Titser Ko’

Fourth graders in selected public schools in Western Visayas will soon get first-hand knowledge on crime prevention from the experts themselves under the Philippine National Police’s “Pulis Ko, Titser Ko” program.


Illegal fishing monitored in 82 WV coastal towns

The Regional Maritime Office 6 is closely monitoring illegal fishing activities in 82 coastal towns and cities in Western Visayas.

Explosives hurled anew at fishing port

Another explosion jolted the entrance gate of the Iloilo Fishing Port Complex at City Proper, Iloilo City early Sunday morning.

73 couples wed before mayor

Seventy-three indigent couples in Iloilo City were married yesterday in civil rites officiated by Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, with Councilors Nielex Tupas, Rodel Agado and Lyndon Acap serving as principal sponsors.

142 farm-to-market road projects completed in Region 6: DPWH

The Department of Public Works and Highways 6 has completed 142 farm-to-market road projects in Western Visayas equivalent to 94.27 percent accomplishment, data from the agency’s monitoring section show.

Capitol, IHWA compromise deal fails

The Iloilo Provincial Government and Iloilo Health Workers Association Inc. have failed to enter into a compromise agreement that would have paved way for the release of the hazard pay of all the health workers in the province, a report from the Capitol said.

10 model city employees finalists named

Ten male and female employees of the Iloilo City Government were named finalists to the first ever search for “Model Male and Female Employee” which is one of the highlights of the city’s 73rd Charter Day celebration.


Seneres: University means quality education, excellence

ROXAS CITY – Dr. Expedito Seneres, president of Filamer Christian University, said that university means quality education and excellence because the Commission on Higher Education granted the former FCC university status because of these qualities.

Gumban pledges to move PNP organization forward

ROXAS CITY – Senior Supt. Renato Gumban, who will assume as Capiz police director on August 25, has pledged to focus on moving forward the Philippine National Police during his term in the province.

Capiz to launch Family Health Month

ROXAS CITY – The provincial government will launch the Capiz Family Health Month here on August 26, Provincial Health Officer Samuel Delfin said.


‘Plant coconut, get incentives’

The Philippine Coconut Authority 6 is encouraging more farmers to participate in their program of massive coconut tree planting and thereby receive incentives.

SMC shipping project approved

MANILA – SMC Shipping and Lighterage Corp. (SMCSLC), the shipping arm of beverage giant San Miguel Corp., has acquired a brand new oil tanker SL Maple for use by refinery Petron Corp., a report of the Philippine News Agency said.

Solon backs creation of ICT department

Iloilo City Rep. Jerry Treñas expressed support to the creation of the Information and Communications Department.


Nicest doctors and nurses of Iloilo Mission Hospital
Legislative activism
Anything under the Sun
Sex Education leads to pornography
A wound the President must heal
The gift of health
Allergic to cholesterol lowering drugs


Divorce, why not?

/ Herman M. Lagon

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-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.

----------------------------------------The Photographic Society of Iloilo at 30 Years

The Photographic Society of Iloilo at 30 Years

THIS group of photo artists are bound together by one pursuit and that is to “beat each other out.” Over what? For the sheer fun of looking at their work of interpreting what they see and feel! This is the bond that holds together this group of persons with extraordinary perception and talent.

----------------------------------------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.


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