November 9, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Western Visayas not transit point of terrorists–Querol

There are no reports of plans of threat groups, particularly international terrorist organizations, to sow terror in Western Visayas, the Police Regional Office 6 said yesterday.

Ganzon: Mabilog should appoint MIWD directors

Iloilo City Councilor Jeffrey Ganzon said yesterday the rightful appointing authority for directors of the Metro Iloilo Water District is no other than Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, as provided by the Local Government Code.

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Mall goers flock to the Grand Christmas Launch of SM City Iloilo

CHRISTMAS IN THE MALL. Mall goers flock to the Grand Christmas Launch of SM City Iloilo last weekend to signal the start of the mall’s Yuletide festivities, highlighted by the unveiling of a 15-foot Chistmas Tree and the singing of the SM Christmas theme song ‘Christmas ChriSMs Bop.’

3 youngsters arrested for robbing, stabbing cabbie

Three male youngsters, two of whom are minors, were arrested by the police after they were suspected of robbing a taxi driver shortly before midnight Monday near an upscale subdivision in Brgy. Hechanova, Jaro, Iloilo City.


WV tourism remains robust despite travel advisories: DOT

The Department of Tourism 6 said tourism in the region remains robust despite the travel advisories issued against the Philippines.

Panay-based 47th IB goes to Negros

The Panay-based 47th Infantry Battalion will be deployed to southern Negros to swap assignments with the newly retrained and refurbished 61st IB.

Querol, village chiefs to discuss police-barangay partnership

Chief Supt. Cipriano Querol Jr., police regional director, is seeking to strengthen his advocacy on the creation of Barangay Peacekeeping Action Teams (BPATs) by establishing partnerships with newly elected barangay chairmen in Iloilo City.

Mabilog seeks aid for water systems in relocation sites

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog is seeking support from the Ilonggo community in the United States for the establishment of shallow well project in various relocation sites in the city.

San Miguel farmers installed in Hao estate

Sixteen agrarian reform beneficiaries were installed by the Department of Agrarian Reform Iloilo Provincial Office last Friday at the Hao Estate formerly owned by Jose Hao in Sto. Niño, San Miguel, Iloilo.

‘Stricter auditing on funds of LGUs, gov’t agencies’

The Commission on Audit (COA) is set to implement stricter and rigid process in auditing the funds and budgets used by local government units (LGUs) and government agencies.


30-foot Christmas tree to rise in Roxas City

ROXAS CITY – The Roxas City government led by Mayor Angel Alan Celino will put up a 30-feet Christmas Tree is front of the City Metropolitan Cathedral and City Hall.

Del Castillo assumes as Panitan councilor

ROXAS CITY – Rosauro del Castillo, husband of Maayon-Panitan Municipal Trial Court Judge Filpia del Castillo, assumed as member of the Sangguniang Bayan of Panitan last Friday to finish the term of Councilor Abraham Belvis who died a few months ago.


NFA-Iloilo still has P50M for procurement of palay

The National Food Authority (NFA) in Iloilo has recently procured 80,000 bags of palay from the farmers of Iloilo and Guimaras using funds from its procurement budget of P113 million.

DOST unveils improved bamboo veneering machine

The Department of Science and Technology (DoST) said yesterday export of high-value bamboo veneer products is expected to expand with the introduction recently of a newly improved veneering machine.

MARINA reimposes tonnage dues for local vessels

MANILA – In line with its efforts to boost its revenue collection, the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) announced that it is resuming the imposition of tonnage dues on local vessels.


Anything under the Sun
Fray Martin de Rada, Apostle of Panay
Peace through war
Paglaum, Inspirasyon, Pangamuyo
Overhauling of city drainage more important
The Smoking Ban Controversy
Going green: recycle yourself



/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

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.


SPPR Reel Productions to handle Ms. Iloilo Dinagyang 2011

SPPR Reel Productions to handle Ms. Iloilo Dinagyang 2011

A new production outfit called SPPR REEL PRODUCTIONS, headed by Iloilo City’s credible and dynamic personalities Sarah O. Peña and Beverly “Pangging” Rosales, will be handling the Ms. Iloilo Dinagyang 2011 search.

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Edz Autencio’s Piña Extravaganza

Edz Autencio, a fashion designer from Aklan, concluded the 3rd Fiber Fashion Week with a fashion show featuring his superb collection made of piña cloth. His collection was comprised of beach casuals, midnight cocktails and bridal wear.

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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.

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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


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