August 25, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Pagdilao orders review of cops’ crisis management skills

Chief Supt. Samuel Pagdilao Jr., police regional director, yesterday ordered all provincial and city directors to conduct a review of the crisis management skills of their respective police personnel.

Iloilo City culminates 73rd Charter Day

Iloilo City is holding the culmination of its 73rd Charter Day celebration today, which has been declared holiday by Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog for all city government offices and public schools.

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TURN-OVER. Chief Supt. Samuel Pagdilao, police regional director, presides the turn-over of command between outgoing Iloilo Provincial Police Office director,

TURN-OVER. Chief Supt. Samuel Pagdilao, police regional director, presides the turn-over of command between outgoing Iloilo Provincial Police Office director, Senior Supt. Renato Gumban, and his successor Senior Supt. Gil Levin at the IPPO headquarters in Sta. Barbara, Iloilo yesterday, in the presence of Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr.

Tan brothers yield in court

After more than four years, brothers Archie and Jan Michael Tan, who have been accused of killing their father and his wife, and their stepsister, surfaced and surrendered before the Regional Trial Court Branch 22 at the Ramon Avanceña Hall of Justice in Iloilo City yesterday.


Court junks murder charge vs VM Rojas’ slay suspect

The court has not found enough evidence to prove the guilt of the alleged mastermind in the killing of Vice Mayor Ramon Rojas of Ajuy town, Iloilo in 2008.

Robbers steal P179T from store employees

Two female employees of a local department store lost P179,000 to robbers who held them up Tuesday morning in Franco St., Estancia, Iloilo.

Politicians top ‘red plate’ violators

Local government officials are the top violators of the “Oplan Red Plate,” according to the Office of the Ombudsman- Visayas.

Jaywalking will not be tolerated: mayor

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has vowed to continue the implementation of the anti-jaywalking ordinance despite resistance from “critics” for the supposed improper enforcement of the law.


One hectare marijuana field found

ROXAS CITY – About a hectare of marijuana plantation inside a sugarcane field was discovered in San Antonio village in Pilar, Capiz following a police raid.

MRWD has new acting general manager

ROXAS CITY – Metro Roxas Water District has named Engr. Glen Delgado as its acting general manager, after the Local Water Utilities Administration turned over on August 15 the operation of the MRWD to the local management.

More than 1,000 Capiceños donated blood in July

ROXAS CITY – One thousand fifty two Capiceñas donated blood in July based on the recent blood services accomplishment report of the Philippine Red Cross-Capiz Chapter.


9 WV entries to compete in national inventions tilt

Seven inventions and researches from Western Visayas will compete in the 2010 National Invention Contests and Exhibits.

‘PPPs important to national, local infra programs’

The National Economic and Development Authority has stressed the importance of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) as a mechanism that can address the financial needs of infrastructure and services of national and especially local governments.

Go after erring recruiters, POEA told

Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz has directed the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration to go after private recruitment agencies or individuals who may have violated the rules and regulations on overseas employment, particularly those who have deployed workers without confirmed bookings for their connecting flights.


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Red Meat & Cancer
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


Iloilo City Charter Day: What happened in 1937

/ Ben Jimena

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


A Blood Olympics at CPU

A Blood Olympics at CPU

THE Philippine National Red Cross held the first ever Blood Olympics in Western Visayas at the Central Philippine University (CPU) recently. The project’s purpose was to make blood donation exciting for the youth amid an increasing need for more blood donors.

----------------------------------------Army Engineers Celebrate Anniversary

Army Engineers Celebrate Anniversary

ULY and August are the anniversary months of THE 552nd Engineer Construction and 53rd Engineer Brigade, Philippine Army, respectively. To celebrate those momentous events, LtC. Nestor I Abando, CO 552ECB conceptualized a photo exhibit for their 43rd anniversary.

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


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