October 27, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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57 villages in WV push through with polls today

The Police Regional Office 6 deployed additional policemen to 57 barangays in Western Visayas that will hold “special elections” today after they failed to conduct the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections Monday for lack of election paraphernalia.

P25-M city college soon to rise; P10-B hanging bridge proposed

Through the donation of Ilonggo tycoon Edgar Sia II, head of Injap Foundation Inc., the city government will realize the construction of a P25-million three-storey Iloilo City Community College at the old BFAR building site in San Pedro, Molo district in time for next year’s school opening.

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Chief Supt. Cipriano Querol Jr., police regional director, (left) leads the post-election clean-up

Chief Supt. Cipriano Querol Jr., police regional director, (left) leads the post-election clean-up yesterday at the City Proper district in Iloilo City.

Explosives found in Bingawan

Policemen manning a checkpoint in Bingawan, Iloilo recovered explosives in a waiting shed at the boundary of Agbao and Cairongan villages.

Proclamation of winning village chief suspended

The proclamation of Noriel Arsulo, winning village chief of Brgy. Nabitasan, La Paz district, was suspended following an order from the Commission on Elections First Division.


Biofuel, renewable energy projects to boost WV power supply

Several renewable and bioenergy projects are underway to augment power supply in Western Visayas, based on the data provided by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) 6.

Voter turnout in Iloilo City at least 60%

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) in Iloilo City said the number of voters who went to the polling precincts on Monday was around 60 to 70 percent only.

Roof deck garden for new city hall

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog yesterday said he is keen on putting up a roof deck garden at the new Iloilo City Hall building.

Western Visayas needs urban planners

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) 6 said Western Visayas is in need of urban planners.


COMELEC bares winning village chiefs in Roxas City

ROXAS CITY – The Commission on Elections here bared the winning barangay captains in the city’s 47 villages following the elections Monday.

Three mediamen win in elections

ROXAS CITY – Three out of the six mediamen in Capiz who ran for barangay councilman in Monday’s elections emerged victorious.

Soldiers deployed in 8 Capiz towns

ROXAS CITY – Members of the 3rd Infantry Division’s Philippine Army have been deployed in eight towns of Capiz.


DOLE to hold Visayas consultation for nat’l labor, employment summit

The Department of Labor and Employment 7 will host the Visayas-wide consultation on October 28 and 29 in preparation for the conduct of the multi-partite National Summit on Labor and Employment in Manila on Dec. 1, 2010.

Micro insurance focus of Insurance Consciousness Week

Micro insurance will be the focus of this year’s Insurance Consciousness Week being observed from October 26 to 30 by the 85 member companies of the Philippine Insurers and Reinsurers Association (PIRA).


Anything under the Sun
Iloilo–always a center of education, 2
Preserve the Hiligaynon language
Spaced out in Manila
NUPL-Iloilo: lawyers for the people
RH issue shows confusion among Catholics


Will Querol stay long in Region 6?

/ Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Cash with conditions

/ Ted Aldwin Ong

Embracing Laughter Yoga

/ Dolly M. Palisada


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Church and churchmen–4/4

/ Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz

You Take My Breath Away 2

/ Dr. Cesar Yap, Jr.


Big at Ten: Garden of the Ascension

Big at Ten: Garden of the Ascension

Garden of the Ascension-Iloilo celebrated its 10th anniversary last Oct. 10, 2010 with theme: Be FIT. Be INVOLVED. Be part of the HISTORY! One of its activities was a familiarization tour of St. Therese Chapels, thanksgiving mass, .

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Abs-Cbn Launches ‘Derecho’

ABS-CBN Iloilo introduced its latest weekly issue-oriented and highly investigative public service program to the Ilonggos recently at the Sunset Ballroom of Hotel del Rio. Called “Derecho”, the program aims to inform, educate,

----------------------------------------Robinsons Campus Fashionista 2010

Robinsons Campus Fashionista 2010

The Robinsons Campus Fashionista is a yearly search for young male and female models. For several years now, it has successfully achieved its objective with the winners figuring in Robinsons Place Iloilo’s print ads and fashion shows.

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Ballet Barbie

For one week last month, Barbie dolls dressed in fabulous cocktail dresses and gowns designed by the country’s top fashion designers were the must-see items at SM City Iloilo. “Ballet Barbie” is a project of Ballet Philippines. The project started in March 2010 through an auction.


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