September 10, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Establishments warned against throwing waste in Iloilo River

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has admonished establishments throwing toxic wastes in the Iloilo River as it causes harm to both public health and environment.

The mayor said he continues to receive reports on wastes coming from businesses adjacent to the river.

WV dengue cases alarming – DOH

Dengue cases in Western Visayas have reached an alarming level and inevitable outbreak unless immediate preventive measures are set in place, according to the Department of Health.

Health Secretary Enrique Ona yesterday said dengue cases in Western Visayas, Central Visayas, and Metro Manila have increased tremendously as shown by the data of the National Epidemiology Center.

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BANGUS CULTURE. A milkfish sea cage at the mariculture park of SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department’s Igang Marine Station in Nueva Valencia, Guimaras

BANGUS CULTURE. A milkfish sea cage at the mariculture park of SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department’s Igang Marine Station in Nueva Valencia, Guimaras that provides livelihood to residents of four barangays affected by the oil spill in 2006.

Yee: I’m willing to work with DPWH

Iloilo City Councilor Edward Yee said yesterday he is willing to work with the Department of Public Works and Highways 6 in drawing up a street design for the Diversion Road and Treñas Boulevard once the agency proceeds with clearing the area.


Creation of WV crisis management body urgent–RPOC

The immediate creation of a Crisis Management Committee in all levels is seen as an urgent task of the reconstituted Regi

2 Iloilo towns, 15 other LGUs establish SWD situationers

The Department of Social Welfare and Development 6 has commended the 17 Local Government Units in Western Visayas that have established their respective SWD situationers.

Ilonggos warned against animal bites

The Iloilo City Health Office has reminded the public to be wary of animal bites as these could bring rabies.

‘Use crossing lanes, overpasses to avoid inconvenience, fines’

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has encouraged Ilonggos to use pedestrian lanes and overpasses to avoid inconvenience and fines.

Guimaras conducts clean-up vs dengue

Guimaras Gov. Felipe Hilan Nava has encouraged his constituents to exert an all-out effort to curb the seemingly unabated rise of dengue cases.


Ivisan Police Station chosen ‘most citizen friendly’ in WV

The Ivisan Police Station in Capiz has been named the “Most Citizen Friendly Police Station” in Western Visayas in the Municipal Category during the closing activity of the National Crime Prevention Week in Iloilo City earlier this week.

Roxas City joins 110th year of civil service

ROXAS CITY – The Roxas City government opened its photo gallery at the City Hall lobby on September 6 in line with the 110th Philippine Civil Service anniversary this September.

VM wants junk shops out of city’s entrance

ROXAS CITY – “It’s good business but the stacking of junks, clutter and scrap materials has transformed the southwest entrance of Roxas City into a dumpsite.”

Millaro: Angan ordered cutting of trees

ROXAS CITY – Senior Supt. Mario Millaro, deputy director for operation of Capiz Police Provincial Office, has confirmed that former provincial police director Josephus Angan ordered the cutting of trees around the CPPO compound in Camp Apil here.


PCC pushes for development of carabao-based enterprise

The Philippine Carabao Center at West Visayas State University in Calinog Iloilo has pushed for the enhancement of carabao-based enterprise development in Western Visayas, according to the Department of Agriculture 6.

Cebu Pacific offers seat sale for Iloilo, other local flights

Cebu Pacific is holding a seat sale from September 10 to 12, or until seats last for domestic flights at P99 for “Go Lite” seats from Manila to Laoag, and Cebu to Bacolod, Dipolog, Dumaguete and Iloilo.


Carl Sandburg revisited
Reflex Heartburns
Aquino in deep crisis in his first two months
My Gloria Diaz problem
For fear of dengue
Anything under the Sun
Marian dogmas


Health Line:
Honeymoon Cystitis

/ Dr. Cesar Yap, Jr.

Intensified regulation

/ Ted Aldwin Ong

‘Sex Education’ – 7/7

/ Archbishop V. Cruz

The Hero Potential

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Divorce, why not?

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon


Do Day at the Capitol

Do Day at the Capitol

The Iloilo Provincial Capitol, headed by Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Sr., held a clean-up drive entitled “People Power Do Day Kontra Dengue” last September 1. There was a ceremonial opening of the clean-up drive.

----------------------------------------Robinsons Campus Fashionista

Robinsons Campus Fashionista

Do you have that X-factor to become Iloilo City’s next campus fashionista? Then, Robinsons Place Iloilo’s Campus Fashionista search is just for you. The second elimination was held recently, with Purr, model Sarah Jaleco and Oyen Rodriguez as the judges.

---------------------------------------- A Celebration at Filamer Christian University

A Celebration at Filamer Christian University

Roxas City, Capiz —- Recently granted its university status by the Commission on Higher Education, Filamer Christian University celebrated its First University Week during its 106th Foundation Celebration last August 18-28, 2010 with the apt theme “FCU: A Manifestation of God’s Faithfulness.”

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Bunyag sa Syudad

Councilor Lex Tupas who is now on his second term as a local legislature, has made another mark for having the most number of godchildren in a span of three years. This is because of his project, “Bunyag sa Syudad”, a yearly free christening of children from different barangays in Iloilo City.


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