November 8, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Police verifiying reports of ‘Basag Kotse’ gang comeback

The Mandurriao Police Station is verifiying reports on the revival of the operations of the “Basag Kotse” gang in Iloilo City more than nine months after its members were arrested and charged last January.

Livelihood, income opportunities prompt Iloilo mayors to favor STL

The livelihood and income opportunities that can be derived from the operations of Small Town Lottery have convinced four Iloilo mayors to favor the entry of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office-sanctioned numbers game in Iloilo province.

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Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor, with one of the 36 beneficiaries of the wheelchairs,

DONATION. Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor, with one of the 36 beneficiaries of the wheelchairs, donated by the Mabuhay Shriners under the Maharlika Shrine Oasis and the Filipinas Shrine Club–Iloilo Chapter led by High Sheriff Juanito Espino Jr. and Atty. Edgardo Elechicon, respectively.

UI-PHINMA management responds to ‘anti-student policy’ claim

The administration of the University of Iloilo-PHINMA Education Network has denied issuing a memorandum that directed giving an automatic incomplete grade to students who have failed to settle their accounts, and that required a payment of P150 per subject for reprocessing of grades as claimed by the Student Council Alliance of the Philippines.


PRO6 calls for additional peacekeeping volunteers

The Police Regional Office 6 is recruiting more volunteers for its barangay peacekeeping action teams (BPATs) to strengthen the community policing system in Western Visayas.

Coast Guard eyeing Guimaras station

The Philippine Coast Guard is planning to put up a station in Guimaras province to monitor the activities of motorboats transporting passengers from the island-province to Pulupandan in Negros Occidental.

OWWA 6 repatriates 13 distressed OFWs

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration 6 has assisted the repatriation of 13 distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) coming from Western Visayas from January to October this.

UPV graduates top fisheries exam

Graduates the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences of the University of the Philippines dominated the top 10 spots in the 2010 Fisheries Technologists Licensure Exam, as announced by the Professional Regulation Commission on October 26.

Guv forms body to oversee rainwater harvesting confab

A Steering Committee was created by Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor to oversee and implement plans and programs for the “International Conference on Rainwater Harvesting in the River Basin for Water Security” on November 23 to 26 at Punta Villa Resort, Iloilo City.


Preliminary hearing set for Simon murder cases

ROXAS CITY – The Capiz Provincial Prosecutor’s Office will hold the preliminary hearing for the double murder and frustrate homicide cases filed against Rodelio Simon, son of Sigma Vice Mayor Rodolfo Simon, on November 12.

173 couples in Pilar mass wedding rites

ROXAS CITY – One hundred seventy-three couples were married in the mass wedding sponsored by the municipal government of Pilar, Capiz last October 11 at the towns’ Holy Trinity Parish Church.

5 gun ban violators nabbed

ROXAS CITY – Five violators of the Commission on Elections’ (COMELEC) gun ban and illegal possession of firearms have been apprehended by the police in Capiz since the prohibition of carrying firearms was implemented on September 25 in view of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls last month.

Capiz still free from red tide

ROXAS CITY – Aquaculturist Audie Belargo of the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist in Capiz said the coastal waters in the province remain free from the red tide organism.


San Joaquin village selected for DA coco growing project

The village of Quia-Anan in San Joaquin, Iloilo is one of the 10 areas in the country selected by the Department of Agriculture for its sustainable livelihood project for coconut growing communities dubbed “Kasaganaan sa Niyugan ay Kaunlaran ng Bayan” or KAANIB.

More than 20 ICT Councils to participate in NICP event

More than 20 information and communications technology (ICT) councils are expected to participate in the 3rd National ICT Summit in Bacolod City on November 25 to 26, with the theme “Connecting the Islands to the World.”

Globe net income down 8.4 percent in 3rd quarter

MANILA – Globe Telecom has announced its net income fell by 8.4 percent to P2.39 billion in the third quarter from P2.61 billion in the same period last year.


Peace through war
Paglaum, Inspirasyon, Pangamuyo
Overhauling of city drainage more important
The Smoking Ban Controversy
Going green: recycle yourself
Anything under the Sun
Iloilo–always a center of education, 2


Children are hurt most by lack of justice

/ Fr. Shay Cullen

Sex in the 60’s

/ Dr. Cesar Yap

Anti-poverty or poverty-creating

/ Ted Aldwin Ong


/ Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Did we disturb the spirits?

/ Dolly M. Palisada


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Church and churchmen–4/4

/ Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz


Pizza Time!

Pizza Time!

It was a fun pizza and pasta experience for the Hotel and Restaurant Management students of West Visayas State University’s Janiuay Campus when they held a restaurant tour of Pizza Hut at Robinsons Place Iloilo.

----------------------------------------Lions on a Mission

Lions on a Mission

A fire displaced many residents in Barangay Rizal Ibarra, Tanza, Iloilo. These residents are in need of shelter, food and hope. So, to alleviate the plight of the fire victims, the Panay Council of Lions Clubs headed

---------------------------------------- SM City Iloilo’s Little Stars

SM City Iloilo’s Little Stars

SM City Iloilo’s Little Stars 2010 winner for the female category is Destiny Autumn Soult. She is seven years old and a student of San Yat Sen School. This mestiza is the daughter of Chuchie Jean Que, a soldier based in Afghanistan,

----------------------------------------UI-PHINMA’S Gawad Dunong

UI-PHINMA’S Gawad Dunong

The University of Iloilo-PHINMA launched Programang Gawad Dunong, an initiative that recognizes the value of public school teachers. This program was launched in a festive occasion at the SM Cinema recently.


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