September 29, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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243 checkpoints set up in Region 6 for October polls

The Police Regional Office 6 through its various units all over Western Visayas has established 243 checkpoint areas to ensure honest, orderly and peaceful elections this October.

LTO 6 exec blames high arrests on lack of personnel, resources

The high number of arrests of traffic violators all over the region could be blamed on the lack of personnel and resources of the Land Transportation Office 6, an official said.

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Chief Supt. Samuel Pagdilao, police regional director, gives a lecture on the dynamics of a crime/hostage situation to municipal mayors and police chiefs of Iloilo province,

Chief Supt. Samuel Pagdilao, police regional director, gives a lecture on the dynamics of a crime/hostage situation to municipal mayors and police chiefs of Iloilo province, with Guimbal Mayor Christine Garin, Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr., and Anilao Mayor Ma. Teresa Debuque.

Iloilo mayors, police chiefs train on crisis management

Mayors in Iloilo province and their respective police chiefs gathered at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol conference room yesterday for a seminar-workshop on crisis management.


Drunk stabs wife, daughter

A man under the influence of liquor stabbed his wife and daughter Monday evening at their house in Brgy. Camiros, Anilao, Iloilo.

‘Erring traffic aides should be fired’

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said there is a cleansing of the ranks of 289 traffic enforcers under the city Traffic Management and Engineering Unit.

Partners in anti-dengue drive cited

The Iloilo City Government has recognized the assistance of the Rotary Club of Iloilo South in its campaign against dengue.

2 arrested for rape of teener

Two young men were arrested for raping a 16-year-old girl, police said. The suspects were identified as alias Ungal, 18, and alias Itik, 21, both residents of San Enrique town, Iloilo.

Search for model child launched

The Task Force on Street Children of the Iloilo City Government is holding a search for the “Huwaran nga Anak” or model child, the nominees of which will come from indigent families.

More than 11,000 runners join Milo Marathon

The 34th Milo Marathon in Iloilo City on September 26 was participated by 11,134 runners, from only 7,000 participants last year.


Ricefields in Capiz infested by brown plant hoppers

ROXAS CITY – Brown plant hoppers have infested rice plantations in Roxas City and 10 municipalities of Capiz, according to the province’s pest infestation advisory.

OTOC officers sworn in

ROXAS CITY – The officers of the Organization of Tourism Officers of Capiz for 2010 were inducted into their respective posts by Gov. Victor Tanco last September 24 during rites held at Gaisano City in line with the Provincial Tourism Week celebration.

CapSU Burias holds coconut tree planting

The non-academic personnel of the Capiz State University (CapSU) Burias Campus in Mambusao town planted 137 coconut plantlings across the two-hectare lot of their campus on September 27.

PPCRV prepares for brgy., SK polls

ROXAS CITY – The Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting-Capiz Chapter conducted an orientation for its members on September 25 at the Mass Communications Production Room of the Colegio dela Purisima Concepcion in preparation for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on October 25.


Key employment generators in Western Visayas bared

The Department of Labor and Employment 6 has disclosed key employment generators in Western Visayas through its Project Jobs Fit: The DOLE 2020 Vision in an attempt to address mismatch in employment.

DA school-on-air tackles plant hoppers infestation

The Department of Agriculture 6 School-On-Air this week will be dedicated to discussions on the brown plant hoppers which have infested rice lands in Iloilo and Capiz.

Smart reaches remote islands

Smart Communications Inc. has rolled out its mobile commerce services to almost 50 remote rural communities under its Island Activations Program (IAP), an initiative aimed to provide mobile-based financial services to remote communities that have limited or no access to banking services, it said in a press release.


The New CPR
Building hope today
Why tourists skip RP
Did President Aquino Dick Tracy his cabinet men at the start?
How forgetful are you?
Anything under the Sun
Mother Rosario, pray for us–4


Playlist Crossover

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

September journey

/ Ted Aldwin Ong

Waiting . . . Waiting . . . Waiting

/ Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz

Vantage Point
Truth and consequence

/ Luis V. Teodoro

Health Line:
The Country Gay & The City Gay

/ Dr. Cesar Yap, Jr.


My Pizza, My Cake!

My Pizza, My Cake!

To celebrate Grandparents Day, Robinsons Place Iloilo held a Pizza Decorating Contest and a Cake Decorating Contest for a grandparent-grandchild tandem. The participating teams represented the various socio-civic clubs that supported the celebration.

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ABE’s Celebration of Language

The ABE International Business College celebrated Linggo ng Wika through a musical and dance show with Filipino as the spoken language at the Robinsons Place Iloilo Ground Circle. The highlight of the event was the search for Lakan and Lakambini ABE 2010.

---------------------------------------- Old Girls & Old Boys at The Avenue

Old Girls & Old Boys at The Avenue

Some of the best Ilonggos in town are Old Girls and Old Boys of Assumption and they would never hesitate to socialize for a cause. Thus, AC Batch 2005 hosted a fund-raising party at The Avenue last August, with the proceeds going to Assumption Iloilo.

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Erick’s Neckpieces

Designer Erick Sua-an has beautiful neckpieces for every woman to enjoy. Erick said that the inspiration to make these pieces came when he was busy decorating his client’s house for Christmas. That was November 2009.


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