November 29, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Basngi preparing to leave ICPO without regrets

Senior Supt. Dennis Basngi, who will soon be replaced as director of the Iloilo City Police Director, said yesterday he harbors no ill feelings over his looming relief.

Defensor hits Mejorada for being ‘irresponsible’

Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. has called former Provincial Administrator Manuel Mejorada irresponsible for linking him to the investigation being conducted by the Truth Commission on his predecessor, Niel Tupas Sr.

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Policemen inspect motorists passing Brgy. Bakhaw in Mandurriao district, Iloilo City
Leo Solinap

DRUG CHECKPOINT. Policemen inspect motorists passing Brgy. Bakhaw in Mandurriao district, Iloilo City as part of the police visibility operations to deter the proliferation of illegal drugs in the area under the Task Force Bakhaw.

Oton fire chief, 3 firemen sacked

The entire force of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Oton, Iloilo has been dismissed for alleged abuse of authority.

BFP 6 regional director, Senior Supt. Eleuterio Iturriaga, ordered the relief of Oton fire marshall Insp. Arnold Pulido,


Ilonggos urged to eat vegetables everyday

With the overall drop in the national daily vegetable consumption in the country, the Food and Nutrition Research Institute is still strong in its drive to encourage Filipinos to get benefits from nutritious vegetables.

Iloilo Capitol to host gab on Visayan Sea protection

The Iloilo provincial government will hold a summit on the preservation of the Visayan Sea on December 7 at the Provincial Capitol building.

‘Kontra paputok’ drive starts

The Department of Health 6 is pushing for an early campaign against firecrackers and other pyrotechnic devices.

CA reverses PAGC decision dismissing Prosecutor Baldago

Iloilo City Chief Prosecutor Efrain V. Baldago received an approval from the 18th Division of the Court of Appeals (CA) for his petition seeking the annulment of a decision rendered by the defunct Philippine Anti-Graft Commission dismissing him from service.


Ardivilla clarifies scrutiny of appropriation ordinances

ROXAS CITY – Capiz Board Member Ma. Emile “Mimi” Ardivilla has clarified reports that her opposition is causing the delay in the passage of appropriation ordinances.

Patricio vows to act vs abuses of Bantay Dagat

ROXAS CITY – Pilar Mayor Rita Lyn Patricio said she will act on the alleged abuses committed by the supposed members of Bantay Dagat once the authenticity of the complainants are verified.

60 BPAT members trained

ROXAS CITY – About 60 volunteers for the Barangay Peacekeeping Actions Teams were trained by the Roxas City Police Station last November 23 at the Roxas City Hall.

Jobs fair set Dec. 6

ROXAS CITY – The Roxas City government through its Public Employment Service Office (PESO) will hold a jobs fair on December 6 at the Dinggoy Roxas Civic Center.


BPO firms need 20,000 new hires for daytime shift

MANILA, Philippines–The business process outsourcing industry has 20,000 vacancies to qualified applicants who will work on a day shift.

Local stocks retreat for 3rd straight day

MANILA, Philippines–Stocks ended lower for the third straight day on Wednesday, with the key index down 0.6%.

PAL Holdings turns around, posts 9-mo profit of P2.44-B

MANILA, Philippines–PAL Holdings Inc., the publicly-listed parent firm of flag carrier Philippine Airlines, posted a net income of P2.44 billion in the 6 months ending September this year, a reversal of the P177.63-million loss incurred in the same period last year.

‘Tipid-Sulit Idol Search 2010’ bags a Philippine Quill Award of Excellence

People’s brand Talk ‘N Text bagged another Award of Excellence at the recently concluded Philippine Quill.


The lure of whitewater
November 25: Int’l Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Dense and/or malicious?
Prozac, Green Tea, Red Meat
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

Images of the days to come

/ Ted Aldwin Ong


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


/ 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.


Five Years, Five Million Ways

Five Years, Five Million Ways

Make Your Own Havaianas has always inspired flip-flops fans to unleash their creativity and let their imagination go wild. To celebrate their fifth year, they held a Make Your Own Havaianas activity at Robinsons Place Bacolod recently.

----------------------------------------Sinadya sa Halaran

Sinadya sa Halaran

DURING the first week of December every year, a fiesta-like celebration is staged by the Province of Capiz and the City of Roxas. It is known as Sinadya sa Halaran. Sinadya and Halaran are Hiligaynon words which connote joy and sharing

----------------------------------------Westbridge bags first PRISAA football title

Westbridge bags first PRISAA football title

The PAREF Westbridge School defeated St. Vincent Ferrer Seminary, 5-1, to win its first-ever championship crown in the Iloilo Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA)’s secondary football recently.

---------------------------------------- UI-PHINMA to honor Iloilo’s outstanding school teachers

UI-PHINMA to honor Iloilo’s outstanding school teachers

UI-PHINMA’s Programang Gawad Dunong, in cooperation with the Department of Education , Office of the mayor, Office of the Governor, Iloilo Chamber of Commerce, Iloilo Business Club and the Iloilo Economic Foundation has opened nominations for the 2011 Gawad Dunong Awards.


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