October 18, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Pagdilao takes pride in short PRO6 stint

Chief Supt. Samuel Pagdilao Jr., who ended his stint as director of Police Regional Office 6 over the weekend, said he takes pride in his accomplishments in his almost three-and-a-half-month stay in Western Visayas.

‘Mystery vehicle’ could aid in solving Tan murder

The Iloilo City Police Office said a “mystery vehicle” might hold answers to the murder of businesswoman Rose Tan, who was found dead under a bed in a room of the Queen’s Court Drive-In Hotel in Mandurriao district.

Senate holds hearing on Miriam’s RH Bill

The Senate will hold an initial public hearing today on its own version of Reproductive Health (RH) bill filed by Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago, Senator Pia Cayetano said yesterday.


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Workers of the coal-fired power plant of the Panay Energy Development Corp. in La Paz, Iloilo City

Workers of the coal-fired power plant of the Panay Energy Development Corp. in La Paz, Iloilo City check the steam coming out of the vent during the re-testing last Friday.

PEDC to start distributing power supply in November

After conducting a re-test of the first boiler unit of its 164-megawatt coal-fired power plant in Iloilo City that yielded no foul odor, the Panay Energy Development Corp. is proceeding with the next steps that will eventually lead to the commercial operation of the power facility.


LGUs urged to continue hunger mitigation efforts

Assistant Secretary Maria-Bernardita Flores of the National Nutrition Council urged the local government units in Western Visayas to continue implementing the Accelerated-Hunger Mitigation Program or AHMP.

Alarm raised on drop in food consumption

There has been a drop in the food consumption of Filipinos, according to the National Nutrition Council (NNC).

Growing number of smokers near schools noted by ICAST

The Iloilo City Anti-Smoking Task force has raised alarm over the high apprehension of smoking violators near public elementary and high schools.

Iloilo City reactivates council for the protection of children

The Iloilo City Council for the Protection of Children has been reconstituted in a move to make it more responsive to the needs of its clients and provide a friendlier environment for the children in the city.


CRC escapee captured

ROXAS CITY – Capiz Rehabilitation Center escapee Sulpicio Marcelino, who is facing illegal drug charges, was captured Saturday in Montalban, Rizal province, police said.

Two killed, scores injured in Pontevedra road mishap

Two persons were killed and several others were injured last Thursday after a wayward cargo truck ploughed down a roadside store in Brgy. Yating, Pontevedra, Capiz.

Francisco takes over as SK Federation head

ROXAS CITY – Charmaine Francisco, Sangguniang Kabataan president of Panitan town, will assume as ex-officio board member of Capiz to replace SK Federation president Bettina Bayot who has resigned from her post.

Promotion of good nutrition can help achieve MDGs: exec

Promoting good nutrition from the barangay level could help contribute to the effort of the government meet its commitment to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.


More jobs seen for Ilonggos

The Iloilo City government is keen on significantly increasing the employment rate of the city next year.

Iloilo to come up with quality seal for products

Consumers will soon find it easier to look for Ilonggo products that are up to standards with the coming of a quality seal by the Small and Medium Enterprise Development (SMED) Foundation.

Globe still dominates postpaid market with higher revenues, research shows

MANILA – Globe Telecommunications Inc. continues to enjoy a wide chunk of the mobile postpaid segment pie with a higher revenue base and increasing SIM ownership.

MB approves new measure to expand access to finance

MANILA – The Monetary Board has approved amendments to banking to allow the establishment of micro banking offices (MBOs).


Maids of honor
True flexibility possible only in God
A brighter day for little Juanito and Juanita
Red Meat and Eggs
Credibility of upcoming barangay election
Anything under the Sun
Mother Rosario, pray for us–4


Church and churchmen–4/4

/ Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz

You Take My Breath Away 2

/ Dr. Cesar Yap, Jr.

Becoming president

/ Ted Aldwin Ong

Indeed, reality starts in the mind

/ Francisco B. Lindero Jr.


CitiHardware opens 31st store

CitiHardware opens 31st store

FOR the people of Jaro, great value for their home and construction needs just arrived at their doorstep. CitiHardware opened its 31st store in Brgy. Buntatala of Jaro to better serve the Iloilo province by bringing world-class building supplies closer to the people.

----------------------------------------Welcome to the Christian World, Julie!

Welcome to the Christian World, Julie!

Mennen and Rodolfo Sang-alan recently welcomed their second child, a daughter named Julie Hannah. Julie became part of the Christian world through a baptism officiated by Rev. Fr. Robby Sian at Sta. Maria Catholic Church.

---------------------------------------- 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.

---------------------------------------- Make Your Own Havaianas Roving Wall

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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