October 11, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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ICPO verifying identities of youth rob gang members

The Iloilo City Police Office is verifying the identities of the other members of the True Brown Style, a youth gang whose members have been identified as the suspects in the series of robbery hold-up incidents in Iloilo City, victimizing taxi drivers.

New drug shipment trend seen

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency 6 is monitoring ports in Western Visayas for possible smuggling of illegal drugs through “transient carriers” or persons who swallow the drugs to conceal these and pass through laser inspection.

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Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. welcomes Philippine National Police Chief Raul Bacalzo (right)

Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. welcomes Philippine National Police Chief Raul Bacalzo (right) who was the guest of honor during the Regional Peace and Order Council meeting Friday in Iloilo City, with Police Regional Office 6 Director Samuel Pagdilao Jr. (left).

Repair of traffic lights depend on power supply

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said over the weekend the long-overdue restoration of the city traffic lights is his government’s priority concern.

Couple killed in road mishap

A couple was instantly killed after their car rammed into a tree Friday afternoon in Barotac Nuevo town, Iloilo.


Dengue cases in city continue to increase

Dengue cases in Iloilo City continue to increase despite the assurance from the Department of Health that the number of dengue patients is going down.

Guimaras tops PhilHealth enrolment

The province of Guimaras has the highest number enrollees with Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) in terms of percentage among local government units in Western Visayas as of August this year.

Stats exhibit opens today

A statistical exhibit will open today at the Amigo Plaza Mall. As part of the activities for the 21st National Statistics Month celebration, the exhibit is participated in by some 21 government agencies and institutions in Western Visayas.

95% rating for PNoy – guv

Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor. Sr. said he is giving President Benigno Aquino III a rating of 95 percent for his sincerity in weeding out corruption in this country.

Boracay to host ASEAN glass confab

Boracay Island will be the host of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations 34th Federation Glass Conference on October 19 to 22 at the Shangri-La Boracay’s Resort and Spa.


E-bamboo forum set

The Department of Trade and Industry-Capiz Provincial Office in collaboration with the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ) will conduct a forum on Engineered Bamboo (E-Bamboo) on October 12 at MVW Restaurant and Tourist Inn here.

‘Gambling free city, low crime rate’

ROXAS CITY – Mayor Angel Alan Celino highlighted Roxas City being a gambling-free city, without ghost employees, and having low crime rate as among his accomplishments in his first 100 days in office.

DAR finishes 24-km farm-to-market roads

ROXAS CITY – The improvement of the farm-to-market roads in the far-flung areas of Capiz maked it easier for farmers to transport their products to the trade centers.

Orosco couple to renew vows in 40th wedding rites

ROXAS CITY – Sapian Mayor Arturo Orosco Sr. and his wife Evangeline will renew their marriage vows during their 40th wedding anniversary celebration on October 16.


Markets, abattoir fees collection up

The Local Economic Enterprise Office (LEEO) of the Iloilo City posted almost half a million increase in revenue collections from public markets and slaughterhouse fees in September.

Rice conservation mov’t brought to AgriLink 2010

The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) took its advocacy on rice conservation to the AgriLink 2010, the country’s largest agricultural trade show, held over the weekend.

PSE lauds Aquino gov’t

MANILA – The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) has lauded the administration of President Benigno Simeon Aquino III for keeping interest levels benign and thus stimulating economic growth.

Auto sales hangs on to growth at 35.9%

MANILA – Auto sales remain robust, sustaining a 35.9 percent growth year-to-date with 129,901 vehicles sold nationwide.


Driving at snail’s pace in Davao
After 100 days: a letter continues to remind
Credibility of upcoming barangay election
Faith and politics
Rating Physicians
Anything under the Sun
Mother Rosario, pray for us–4


Excommunication – 1/4

/ Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz

Take my breath away!

/ Dr. Cesar Yap, Jr.

Indeed, reality starts in the mind

/ Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Ruthless blast condemned

/ Rhea Peñaflor

3rd place: Who cares?

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


Red Tyller by Ryan Lopez

Red Tyller by Ryan Lopez

The 3rd 3rd Indigenous Fiber Fashion Week held at SM City Iloilo recently was not just limited to Iloilo City’s young designers but to those from Aklan as well. After all, Aklan is a haven of good quality hablon (woven cloth).

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The Modern Patadyong

The collection of Dodi Vril Tan, Iloilo City’s young designer, was the third feature at the 3rd Indigenous Fiber Fashion Week held in SM City Iloilo recently. Tan said that his inspiration was an old town girl and the dying industry of weaving.

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The Ilonggo’s morning TV ritual will never be complete without a dose of Arangkada, GMA-TV 6’s top-rating and most-watched morning show from Monday to Friday, 7am to 8am. It seems that this popular TV program is a perfect match for a cup of coffee and pandesal

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The Woman of Today

“Ram Silva is a really good designer,” a friend told me once. That feedback led me to a seat at the 3rd Indigenous Fiber Fashion Week at SM City Iloilo where Ram Silva is holding a fashion show.


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