October 15, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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7,378 candidates seeking posts in Iloilo City’s 180 brgys.

A total of 7,378 candidates from the 180 barangays in Iloilo City are running for various positions in the synchronized barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on October 25.

Four hundred thirty-three candidates are running for barangay captain, including several incumbent village chiefs, while for councilman, 4,184.

8 election officers in WV to be reshuffled

At least eight election officers in Western Visayas will be reshuffled soon, Commission on Elections Regional Director Dennis Ausan said.

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Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, Chief Supt. Samuel Pagdilao Jr., and Councilor Joshua Alim act as principal sponsors

ENTOURAGE. Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, Chief Supt. Samuel Pagdilao Jr., and Councilor Joshua Alim act as principal sponsors during the mass wedding at Police Regional Office 6, while children in police uniforms serve as flower girls and ring bearers.

City in good state–Mabilog

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, in his first state of the city address Wednesday, said the city’s present state is “good” and definitely progressing.

Mayor’s report gets high rating from dads

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog received a high rating from the members of the Sangguniang Panlunsod on his State of the City Address Wednesday.


City police to seek 2 agencies’ help on minors engaged in crimes

The Iloilo City Police Office will seek the support of the Department of Education and the City Social Welfare and Development Office in responding to cases of minors who are engaged in crimes, including those into illegal drugs.

Army’s 3rd ID subordinate leaders undergo operational, admin training

To enhance and build their operational and administrative skills, infantry company commanders of the Philippine Army’s 3rd Infantry Division underwent a week-long seminar.

More complaints expected against family of swindlers

The Iloilo City Police Office is expecting more complaints against the family of swindlers from Cebu who were arrested Tuesday afternoon after they attempted to victimize a woman at Plaza Libertad in City Proper, Iloilo City.

6th grader from La Paz wins national WFP poster contest

A grade six pupil from Iloilo City , representing Western Visayas, won in the 2010 World Food Day (WFD) national on-the-spot poster making contest held in Manila Wednesday.

‘DENR firm in confronting country’s garbage problems’

Undersecretary Jeremias Dolino of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources said that the DENR is firm in its commitment to confront the problems on garbage in the country.


CRC warden, top jail guard sacked for inmate’s escape

ROXAS CITY – The warden of Capiz Rehabilitation Center and a senior jail guard were placed under preventive suspension for not more than 90 days for the escape of drug inmate Sulpicio Marcelino Sr. last September 24.

4th Ombud case filed vs. Bermejo

ROXAS CITY – Another case, this time for malversation of public property and violation of Anti-Graft And Corrupt Practices Act was filed by Mayor Angel Alan Celino against his predecessor Vicente Bermejo before the Office of the Ombudsman–Visayas.


PPA wants Iloilo port, four others privatized

MANILA – The Philippine Ports Authority has announced that it pushing ahead with its decision to privatize at least five state-controlled ports in the Visayas and Mindanao as part of the Aquino administration’s strategy to allow the private sector help the government in funding infrastructure projects.

DOLE 6 bares high compliance rate to labor standards

Majority of the establishments in Western Visayas with 10-199 workers were found to be compliant with labor standards according to the Project Labor Enforcement and Action Program (LEAP) inspection, a report from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 6 revealed.

E-bamboo introduced in Iloilo

The Department of Trade and Industry led the launching of the engineered bamboo project which highlighted the weeklong celebration of the Iloilo Bamboo Week in Iloilo City that culminated yesterday.


A brighter day for little Juanito and Juanita
We are in a crisis of faith
Red Meat and Eggs
Driving at snail’s pace in Davao
Credibility of upcoming barangay election
Anything under the Sun
Mother Rosario, pray for us–4


You Take My Breath Away 2

/ Dr. Cesar Yap, Jr.

Becoming president

/ Ted Aldwin Ong

Irresponsible parenthood–2/4

/ Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz

Indeed, reality starts in the mind

/ Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Ruthless blast condemned

/ Rhea Peñaflor

3rd place: Who cares?

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


Tumandok Fashion

Tumandok Fashion

Fusing indigenous clothing materials with modern ones are in fashion nowadays. Through this, we pay homage to the past as well as provide livelihood for the countless folks who make cloth weaving as their livelihood.

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Make Your Own Havaianas Roving Wall

There’s always this feeling of excitement and fulfillment when you create something that is a beautiful piece of art. More so, when we’re talking about the best flip-flops worldwide, which is Havaianas.

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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. The blessing was officiated by Fr. Richard Daulo in the morning while the cutting of ribbon and party was held in the evening.

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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.


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