September 15, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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5 CIDG policemen charged for pawnshop robbery

Five policemen from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group 6 were charged for robbery before the Iloilo City Prosecutor’s Office yesterday by the owner of the pawnshop they illegally entered last week.

Fire guts 4 houses in La Paz

Four houses in Zone 3, Brgy. Baldoza, La Paz district in Iloilo City were razed Monday evening.

The fire destroyed the houses of Pacita Espedenya, Carlito Valiente, and Adriano Espedenya and damaged the one owned by Lito Gaspar.

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The Banate Bay in northern Iloilo continues to be a priority for protection and preservation, being one of the richest fishing grounds in Panay.

FISHING GROUND. The Banate Bay in northern Iloilo continues to be a priority for protection and preservation, being one of the richest fishing grounds in Panay.*

7 Iloilo towns to get more anti-poverty aid

Seven towns in Iloilo province will receive additional funding from the Kalahi-CIDSS Makamasang Tugon Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development as incentives for being the best performing municipalities in project implementation.


COMELEC to implement total gun ban during polls

The Commission on Elections will implement a total gun ban nationwide during the election period for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls.

Dengue kills 18 in Iloilo City

Already 18 lives have been claimed by dengue in Iloilo City out of the 967 cases reported as of Sunday, the city mayor’s office said.

Major change in WV priorities seen

There will be a major change in the priorities of Western Visayas as the Regional Development Council 6 prepares to craft its Medium Term Regional Development Plan, a report of the Philippine News Agency said.

PPP concept for new projects pushed

The Regional Development Council 6 will consider the public-private partnership scheme in the implementation of “new projects that are deemed very, very critical.”

Youth center to rise in city, 2 other LGUs

A center that will cater to the youth sector will soon rise in Iloilo City and two other local government units in Western Visayas, replicating the success of the pilot center established in Roxas City in 2007.

Cebu Pacific hiring 300 flight attendants

Cebu Pacific has announced an opening for 300 flight attendants in preparation for the arrival of its four brand-new Airbus A320 aircrafts.


50% of senior citizens in RP have hypertension

Hypertension is commonly known as high blood pressure.

Blood pressure is the force generated as the heart pumps blood in the blood vessels.

Delicana elected PCL-Capiz president

ROXAS CITY – Panay Councilor Leobeth Deslate-Delicana was elected president of the Philippine Councilors League-Capiz, defeating Tapaz Councilor Karen Palomar in a closely contested election held at the Rustic Bar and Restaurant on Monday.

NFA to mark 38th year

ROXAS CITY – The National Food Authority in Capiz will sell a limited volume of regular milled and iron fortified rice at P23.50 per kilogram in line with its 38th anniversary celebration from September 20 to 24.

Capiz to name excellent towns

ROXAS CITY – The Excellence in Local Governance (EXCELL) Awards provincial search will end on September 15, Interior and Local Government Provincial Director Helen Mestidio said.


‘Show solid medical evidence of beneficial effects of VCO’

Philippine Coconut Authority Administrator Oscar Garin has said it is high time for the virgin coconut oil (VCO) producers and coconut oil (CNO) manufactures to show solid medical evidence on the touted beneficial effects of VCO or CNO to human health.

Iloilo has 23-day buffer rice stock

The province of Iloilo right now has a buffer rice stock good for 23 days, according to the National Food Authority.


Culture of maintenance
Aging and Cholesterol
Redoing my mindset list
Carl Sandburg revisited
Aquino in deep crisis in his first two months
Anything under the Sun
Marian dogmas



/ Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz

Health Line:
Honeymoon Cystitis

/ Dr. Cesar Yap, Jr.

Intensified regulation

/ Ted Aldwin Ong

Divorce, why not?

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon


All-Wielded & Adventurous

All-Wielded & Adventurous

Allain Hablo, a friend who happens to be an artist showed me this beautifully made all-wielded stainless steel bracelet while we attended an art exhibit recently. It had an abstract motif and would definitely look great on a person who loves adventure. “My bracelets are not advisable for active lovers.

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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.

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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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