October 13, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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DepEd to check schools for crime gang members

The Department of Education in Iloilo City will conduct an inspection of students from 11 public secondary schools in the city to determine if any of them are members of the youth crime gang True Brown Style.

Civil case readied vs ACE Builders

The City Legal Office headed by Atty. Jose Junio Jacela is preparing to file civil charges against contractor Ace Builders Enterprises (ABE) for abandoning the P130- million housing project of the city government in Brgy. Ungka, Pavia town.

Jacela said the filing of case will push through eventhough the notice of termination of contract issued by Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog last August 23, was not served to ABE president Alex Trinidad.

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Employees of various quarry operators under the Iloilo Quarry Permitees Association Inc. donate blood for dengue patients

BLOOD DONORS. Employees of various quarry operators under the Iloilo Quarry Permitees Association Inc. donate blood for dengue patients during a bloodletting activity at the Provincial Capitol yesterday.

CENRO yet to determine source of foul odor that downed students

The City Environment and Natural Resources (CENRO) has yet to determine the source of the chemical odor that downed 13 students and a teacher of Colegio de San Jose in Jaro district Monday afternoon.

Mabilog rates performance: 6 out of 10

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said he is giving his administration a “little above average” or “six out of 10” performance rating in it first 100 days.


Dengue cases in Iloilo reach 5,507; 29 deaths

Dengue cases in the Province of Iloilo have reached 5,507, based on the latest monitoring of the Iloilo Provincial Health Office.

City budget for 2011 seen at P1.248 billion

The Iloilo City Government is expecting a 6.3 percent hike, equivalent to P74 million, in its 2011 budget.

Iturriaga is new BFP 6 chief

Senior Supt. Eleuterio Iturriaga will assume as regional director of the Bureau of Fire Protection in Western Visayas effective this week, replacing Senior Supt. Ma. Sofia Mendoza, who has been assigned to the BFP Central Office.

Badjaos to be sent back home–IDFI

The Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. is initiating actions to send Badjaos roaming in the city’s main streets back to where they come, before the Dinagyang Festival in January.

Iloilo City to establish sisterhood with Yulin

A “twinning relationship” between Iloilo City and Yulin, China will be realized soon.

‘Take care of your elderly’

The Department of Social Welfare and Development 6 is urging families and relatives of the elderly people to take an active role in handling their welfare and health.

2 wanted persons nabbed

Two most wanted persons in Lambunao, Iloilo were arrested in the town yesterday morning.


FCU appoints Lastimoso as criminal justice consultant

ROXAS CITY – Former chief of the Philippine National Police Roberto Lastimoso has joined Filamer Christian University as consultant for its College of Criminal Justice.

12 villages under tight watch

Around 12 barangays in Capiz will be closely monitored by the Capiz Police Provincial Office (CPPO) in the upcoming synchronized barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on October 25.

Capiz province is red tide free

ROXAS CITY – Capiz province, the seafood capital of the Philippines, is red tide free.

Statistics Month celebration kicks off

ROXAS CITY – Various national government agencies, schools, and civic organizations in Capiz are taking part in the 21st National Statistics Month celebration.


PhilRice: Pesticide misuse triggers pest infestations in Iloilo, Capiz

Next time, think caution when applying pesticides.

This is the advice of an expert based at the Central Experiment Station of Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija amid infestations of brown planthoppers (BPH) reported in Iloilo and Capiz.

Telcos revenue to grow single digit next year

MANILA – Earnings of Philippine telecom firms are expected to grow at a low single-digit next year due to subscribers’ preference on unlimited services and maturing market, an executive of the country’s most profitable telecom firm said.

Cebu Pacific’s Korea, Japan seat sale on

Cebu Pacific said it is promoting its flights to South Korea and Japan with a seat sale from October 12 to 13, or until seats last, for travel from December 1 to 31 this year.s

DOLE urges employers to correct wage distortions

MANILA – The Department of Labor and Employment has urged establishments covered by new wage orders to quickly adjust their wage structures to correct any wage distortions.


Democracy and religion
Red Meat and Eggs
Driving at snail’s pace in Davao
After 100 days: a letter continues to remind
Credibility of upcoming barangay election
Anything under the Sun
Mother Rosario, pray for us–4


Irresponsible parenthood–2/4

/ 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


Beauty Cradle Facial Center Expands

Beauty Cradle Facial Center Expands

Beauty Cradle Facial Center opened another branch at General Luna recently. It is located at the Ground Floor of Casa Plaza Building (beside Atrium Mall), Gen. Luna Street.

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Crossing Bridges

It is done! The Crossing Bridges Program for the Philippines is a go! This program is about photography that “crosses bridges” wherein 80 photographers from Southeast Asian nations, will go to the Philippines.

----------------------------------------Korean Docs Serve Ilonggos

Korean Docs Serve Ilonggos

SOME 34 medical and dental doctors from Seoul, South Korea came to Iloilo City last September 19 and held an outreach activity at the Dep-Ed Social Hall last September 20. They were equipped with an X-ray machine, ultrasound machine,

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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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