September 14, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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NFA Iloilo gets P43M for rice buying

The National Food Authority-Iloilo has received P43 million from its central office for rice procurement during the harvest season.

Defensor renews vow to save Iloilo forests

Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. has renewed his personal commitment to save the Iloilo forests and said the provincial government will work with various agencies to formulate a strategic plan for a massive reforestation program.

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Thousands join the 11th ‘Pyesta sa Kakahuyan’ tree-planting activityat Maasin Watershed last weekend.

Thousands join the 11th ‘Pyesta sa Kakahuyan’ tree-planting activityat Maasin Watershed last weekend.

Suspect in salesman’s rob-slay nabbed

One of the three suspects in the robbery-killing of a salesman in Balasan town was arrested at Sitio Tarog, Brgy. Preciosa, Sara, Iloilo Sunday evening.


Iloilo City mayor named RDC infra body chairman

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has been elected chairman of the Infrastructure Development Committee of the Regional Development Council 6, the highest policy-making body in Western Visayas.

CSC offers gov’t services at the mall

Civil Service Commission 6 Director Rodolfo Encajonado has encouraged Ilonggos especially those who have transactions with the government to take advantage of the ongoing “Government Express at the Mall” until September 16 at SM City Activity Center in Mandurriao.

PhilHealth nationwide list-up set Oct. 2

A nationwide PhilHealth Registration Day will be held on October 2 in designated centers all over the country to give every Filipino household and individuals the chance to be PhilHealth members.

Dengue kills 118 school kids since January

The Department of Education said 118 school children were killed by the dengue virus since January this year with the number of confirmed cases reaching 11, 578 in 359 schools nationwide.

Guimaras updates tourism database

The province of Guimaras is undertaking a more intensified data gathering on the number of visitors arriving at the island-province daily, as part of the development planning it is undertaking.


DOST offers 2011 S&T undergrad scholarships

The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) announces the opening of the Science and Technology Undergraduate Scholarships for 2011.

Capiz’s biggest public library opens in Ivisan

ROXAS CITY – The biggest public library in Capiz is now open in Ivisan town, a report of the Philippine News Agency said.

Search for cleanest, greenest town starts

ROXAS CITY – The 2010 provincial search for the cleanest and greenest town in Capiz has started.

Capiz gears for tourism week

ROXAS CITY – Various tourism-related activities have been lined up by the Provincial Tourism Office in line with the Provincial Tourism Week from September 24 to 30.


POEA 6 warns jobseekers on ‘no placement fee’ rule

Philippine Overseas Employment Administration 6 Officer-in-Charge Rhea Glynda Calantas has clarified there are countries that prohibit the collection of placement fees from workers.

NCMB disposes 26 cases in Region 6

Twenty-six labor cases in Western Visayas were disposed by the National Conciliation and Mediation Board in August, which are part of the 562 cases disposed last month, according to the Department of Labor and Employment.

Pacific Online links with Digitel

The Pacific Online Systems Corp. has enlisted the services of Digital Telecommunications Philippines for its Internet Protocol Virtual Private Network (IPVPN) via Wireless solutions.


Redoing my mindset list
Carl Sandburg revisited
Reflex Heartburns
Aquino in deep crisis in his first two months
Love needs to build up
Anything under the Sun
Marian dogmas



/ Luis V. Teodoro

Health Line:
Honeymoon Cystitis

/ Dr. Cesar Yap, Jr.

Intensified regulation

/ Ted Aldwin Ong

Divorce, why not?

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon


Robinsons Neo Chef Kicks-Off

Robinsons Neo Chef Kicks-Off

In our first installment of Robinsons Place Iloilo’s Neo Chef article, we presented the different teams that participated and pictures of the winning dishes. In this issue, pictures of the dishes prepared by other teams are presented.

---------------------------------------- An Auction of Dagoy Dolls

An Auction of Dagoy Dolls

The City of Iloilo celebrated its 73rd Charter Day with lots of activities to make it more colorful and memorable. One of its more interesting events, a first in the city, is the auction of Dagoy Dolls at the SM City Iloilo Event Center.

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

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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.


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