September 17, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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3 school kids die, 2 missing in Antique bridge collapse

Three schoolchildren died while two others were missing after the hanging bridge they were crossing along Paliwan River in Brgy. Santiago, Laua-an town collapsed at around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Downtrend in WV dengue cases noted

The number of dengue cases in Western Visayas is still above the “epidemic threshold” but the Department of Health-Center for Health Development 6 saw a downtrend in dengue incidents lately.

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Residents of villages adjacent to the coal-fired power plant of the Panay Energy Development Corp. and Global Business Power Corp. in La Paz district, Iloilo City

FOUL SMELL. Residents of villages adjacent to the coal-fired power plant of the Panay Energy Development Corp. and Global Business Power Corp. in La Paz district, Iloilo City complain of foul smell coming from power facility that has even made school children sick, according to a television report.

Mabilog wants to tap other power suppliers

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said other power suppliers are welcome to the city amid reports that lone power distributor Panay Electric Company is charging the highest rate in the entire country, if not in the whole world.


Capitol to transfer IRC control to BJMP in two years

The Iloilo Provincial Government and the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology have agreed in principle the transfer of management and control of the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center in Pototan to the BJMP in the next two years.

26 Negros fisherman nabbed in Ajuy

Twenty six fishermen from Negros Occidental were apprehended in Ajuy town, Iloilo for illegal fishing, in two separate occasions.

Swindling suspect poses as cop

The Iloilo City Police Office has warned the public against swindlers posing as policemen.

DPWH 6 details measures to prevent project defects

The Department of Public Works and Highways 6 has detailed several measures to prevent defects of their newly completed concrete pavements even with the adoption of correct construction methods and good quality materials in its various road concreting projects.

Owners of dogs with rabies warned

Pet owners in Iloilo City have been warned of the full force of the law if they refuse to pay for the hospitalization or vaccine shots of people bitten by their animals.


FCU seeks support for library construction

ROXAS CITY – Filamer Christian University is appealing for support for the construction of its modern library building from those who believe and support the vision and mission of the university.

Besa: I’m not hungry for power

ROXAS CITY – First District Board Member Jonathan Besa said he wants to correct the impression that he is hungry for power rather, he is hungry to serve his fellow Capiceños.

Del Rosario vows more projects

ROXAS CITY – Capiz First District Rep. Antonio del Rosario has committed to bring in more projects that will make a difference in the lives of his constituents.

ASEP, PICE holds regional seminar in Capiz

ROXAS CITY – The Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines Inc. and the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers-Capiz Chapter will hold a regional seminar on September 17 and 18 at the Capiz State University here.


City PESO launches brgy-based job fairs

The Iloilo City Government through the Public Employment Service Office will launch today its barangay-based job fair project.

Displaced workers told to grab opportunities

Regional Director Manuel Roldan Department of Labor and Employment 6 urged displaced workers in Brgy. Camambugan, Sta. Barbara to grab the opportunities being offered to them by the training-cum-production on engineered bamboo products provided by DOLE.

Merger of 2 gov’t banks sought

A veteran lawmaker has proposed the merger of two government banks to produce an entity that is more competitive in the banking industry and help a greater number of people and reach more areas of concern.


Parents love your children
Anything under the Sun
Twisting the Lord’s Prayer
Culture of maintenance
Aging and Cholesterol
Redoing my mindset list


Health Line:
The Country Gay & The City Gay

/ Dr. Cesar Yap, Jr.

An alternative platform

/ Ted Aldwin Ong


/ Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz

Divorce, why not?

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon


Joy of Loving Service

Joy of Loving Service

For three years, Saint Paul’s Hospital Iloilo has been holding the Health and Wellness Camp for Grannies every Grandparents Day. The project is a tie-up with SM City Iloilo, where the event is being held.

----------------------------------------Festive at the Assumption

Festive at the Assumption

Shown here are photos taken during Assumption Iloilo’s Centennial Celebration, specifically the opening parade, the games, the procession and the alumni dinner.


---------------------------------------- What I love about a Mongolian buffet

What I love about a Mongolian buffet

I’ve always loved a Mongolian buffet and I could say that many Ilonggos do, too because of the many diners that are present everytime there is one. Take the case of the Mongolian Buffet at Frances, a restaurant at the Eon Centennial Hotel.

---------------------------------------- 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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