November 22, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Bakhaw drug pushers relocate to neighboring villages–PDEA 6

Drug pushers in Iloilo City’s drug haven Brgy. Bakhaw in Mandurriao have started to relocate their operations in other villages after the establishment of Task Force Bakhaw, according to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency 6.

BFP: Make sure homes hazard-free this Christmas

The Bureau of Fire Protection 6 is reminding the public to make sure that their homes are fire hazard-free during the Yuletide season.

Senior Supt. Eleuterio Ituriaga, chief of BFP 6, said homeowners should thoroughly check their electrical wiring especially in main switches, appliances and other electronics, as faulty connections could start a fire.

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Chief Supt. Cipriano Querol Jr., police regional director, (left) and PDEA 6 chief Paul Ledesma (2nd from left) walk along a street in Brgy. Bakhaw

Chief Supt. Cipriano Querol Jr., police regional director, (left) and PDEA 6 chief Paul Ledesma (2nd from left) walk along a street in Brgy. Bakhaw where they held a dialogue with village officials and residents on the illegal drug problem in the area.

Ong hopeful village heads will not give in to pressure

Iloilo City Liga ng mga Barangay president Ma. Irene Ong said she is hopeful that her fellow village chiefs will not succumb to the pressure of voting for a candidate supported by the city’s top officials.

Bird flu alert up

Western Visayas remains bird-flu free but the public should be always on alert, agriculture and health authorities said.


Mass tree planting set at Calajunan tomorrow

The Iloilo City Population Office will lead a mass tree planting activity in Mandurriao district’s Calajunan Wedding Eco Park on November 23.

Querol urges police units to improve performance

Chief Supt. Cipriano Querol Jr., police regional director, has urged all units under Police Regional Office 6 to improve their performance following the release of the quarterly performance evaluation rating last week.

Agribusiness marketplace slated today

The Visayas Agribusiness Market Place, where municipalities from the entire Visayas covered by the Convergence Initiative and prospective investors meet, will be held today at Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center in Iloilo City.

Bets who fail to pay campaign taxes warned

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) District Office No. 74 in Iloilo City said only a handful of candidates have failed to file for campaign taxes during the May 2010 automated national polls.


Celino vows to support business sector initiatives

ROXAS CTIY – Mayor Angel Alan Celino has vowed to support the development plan of the business sector here for a better Roxas City.

Pilar launches newsletter

ROXAS CITY – The maiden issue of the official newsletter of the municipal government of Pilar, Capiz was launched last November 15.

Giant Christmas tree underway

ROXAS CITY – The installation of about 30-foot Christmas Tree is underway at the site of the Roxas City fountain in preparation for the upcoming Sinadya sa Halaran (SSH) and Christmas celebrations.

‘No terror threat in Capiz’

ROXAS CITY – Capiz Police Deputy Provincial Director Mario Millaro assured Capiceños that there is no terror threat in the province, based on their intelligence report.


UI-PHINMA opens center offering business resources

The University of Iloilo-PHINMA has recently established the Center for Enterprises Development (CED), an organization that makes available more updated and relevant resources relevant to Iloilo’s businesses.

DA allots P900M for organic program

MANILA – The country’s organic farming movement will get the needed boost as the Department of Agriculture (DA) has allotted an initial P900 million next year to implement various initiatives under the Organic Agriculture Act of 2010.

Domestic travel up 10.6% at end-September

MANILA – Philippine domestic air travel grew by double digits in the first nine months of the year boosted by budget airlines’ promo offerings, according to Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB).


On the UP presidency
The proper context of tolerance
Public Hazards: Beware! Contaminated Needles on Theater Seats
Let’s play lotto
Anything under the Sun
Fray Martin de Rada, Apostle of Panay
Overhauling of city drainage more important


The Blood and Mud in the Philippines: Anti-Guerrilla Warfare on Panay Island

/ Toshimi Kuma


/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

Real Life:

/ Dolly M. Palisada

Virginity causes cancer?

/ Dr. Cesar Yap

Querol’s BPAT: Will it make a difference?

/ Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Summit of wealthy nations

/ Ted Aldwin Ong


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


Bringing the hospital closer to your home

Bringing the hospital closer to your home

Do you live alone? Do you have loved ones at home who are medically unfit? Do medical emergencies at home drive you into a panic state? Do your children or helpers call you for help while at work when emergencies arise?

----------------------------------------Chrisms: The Grand Launch

Chrisms: The Grand Launch

It’s already Christmas at SM City Iloilo even if it’s just November. The Christmas Grand Launching started with chorale performances from SM City’s staff and from different schools. Then, there was the unveiling of the red chair centerpiece with Santa.

----------------------------------------Hulleza, Sustituedo dominate night run

Hulleza, Sustituedo dominate night run

Top Western Visayas runners Rowell Hulleza and Joneza Mie Sustituedo ruled the five-kilometer event in the male and femal divisions, respectively, during the night run organized by the Iloilo City government Friday.

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E-Bags by Bryz

Businesswoman and society maven Engel Loring has been a fan of bags and accessories. Now, she turned her passion for bags into a business through E-Bags by Bryz (E stands for Engel). The line has three styles – Petite, Cleo Fan and Round bags. All these cost just below P500.


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