September 6, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Ombud junks streetlights raps vs Dingle mayor, 4 others

The Office of the Ombudsman Visayas has dismissed the criminal case on the alleged questionable streetlights purchase filed by dismissed Dingle town engineer Cornelio Pedregosa against Mayor Rufino Palabrica III

City has more than 10,000 new SK voters

The Commission on Elections in Iloilo City said that more than 10,000 youths have registered for the Sangguniang Kabataan elections on October 25.

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Negros Occidental attend the Regional Development Council

GUVS IN A ROW. Governors Carlito Marquez of Aklan, Exequiel Javier of Antique, Victor Tanco of Capiz, Felipe Hilan Nava of Guimaras , and Alfredo Marañon Jr. of Negros Occidental attend the Regional Development Council 6 meeeting in Iloilo City last Friday.

DOH 6 sustains dengue awareness campaign

The Department of Health 6 is conducting a series of visits to various provinces in Western Visayas to inform the public on the prevention of dengue and its signs and symptoms.

Dengue cases in the region have reached 11,896 as of August 21, according to the data of DOH 6 Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit.


Work hard despite setback, Treñas tells tourism officials

Iloilo City Rep. Jerry Treñas has called on tourism officials and other stakeholders involved in the preparation of the city’s festivals to go on with the undertaking and make the festivals more attractive to tourists.

CVO: 3 days to claim impounded dogs

Owners of impounded dogs are given three days to claim their pets, otherwise, the animals will be disposed to avoid rabies threat and protect public health and safety, an official of the Iloilo City Veterinarian Office said.

Council to spearhead crafting of Region 6 medium-term plan

Massive consultations with stakeholders in Western Visayas are expected in the coming months in connection with the crafting of the Medium-Term Regional Development Plan.

RDC 6 confirms PSR members

Twelve private sector representatives were confirmed by the Regional Development Council 6 during its meeting on September 3, at the NEDA 6 office in Fort San Pedro, Iloilo City.

Use complaint hotline–mayor

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog is urging the public to use the complaint hotline of the City Hall.


Dengue cases in Capiz start to subside – PHO

ROXAS CITY – Dengue cases in Capiz have started to subside, according to the data of Epidemiological Surveillance and Response Unit of the Provincial Health Office.

Bermejo elected LMP Capiz president

ROXAS CITY – Mayor Dante Bermejo of Panay was elected unopposed as president of the League of Municipalities of the Philippines-Capiz Chapter during the election held Saturday held at Nesta’s Hill Top here.

‘Hilot’ training held

ROXAS CITY – A training on traditional Filipino massage known as “hilot” was conducted by the Association of Resorts, Restaurants and Hotels of Capiz last August 8 to 12 at the Pag-ulikid Training Center in Brgy. Lanot here.

Chess tourney winners bared

ROXAS CITY – Barangay Cagay won the championship title in the inter-barangay chess tournament organized by the Roxas City Plaza Chess Association Inc. on August 28 and 29 at the Seminar Room of City Hall.


DA chief urges farmers to work together to attain food security

Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala has enjoined the participants of a recent Farmers’ Congress in Luzon to come together and renew Philippine agriculture.

Bakers to sell cheap loaf bread by Sept. 15

MANILA – Bakers will produce cheaper Pinoy “Tasty” loaves within the month at P36 per 450 gram loaf.

Drop in chicken farmgate price could hurt growers, solon says

MANILA – Farmgate price of chicken has been reduced from P54 to P52 a kilo due to the proliferation of imported chicken parts in the market, Agham Party-list Rep. Angelo Palmones said.


For fear of dengue
When practicality isn’t practical anymore
August 30, International Day of the Disappeared
Stop blaming one another

Red Wine and Health
Anything under the Sun
Marian dogmas


Unstoppable political billboards

/ Ted Aldwin Ong

The Hero Potential

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Divorce, why not?

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

‘Sex Education’ – 5/7

/ Archbishop V. Cruz


The Ly-Daniel Nuptials

The Ly-Daniel Nuptials

It was a dream come true for Frankie Ly and Melanie Daniel when they exchanged marital vows at the historical church of Sto. Nino de Arevalo Parish with family, relatives and friends witnessing their solemn oath.

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Lessandra Turns 2

Lessandra, Iloilo’s newest and popular townhouse community in Western Visayas developed by Camella, recently celebrated its 2nd Anniversary. The whole-day event was the finale to a week-long celebration that started as early as 7 AM

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Off to the Fair and to the Island

The Old Girls and Old Boys of Assumption Iloilo’s Class 1979 gathered to celebrate their Alma Mater’s centenary through varied fund-raising and fun events. The week-long camaraderie started with a launching of the class cookbook last August 7.

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Atty. Jun’s Birthday Bash

Atty. Jun Borres celebrated a remarkable birthday party at the riverside patio of the Hartman Dialysis Center. The food was divine as well as the open bar from Atty. Jun’s personal collection of wines, tequila, vodka and brandy.


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