December 7, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Querol orders Valerio to adopt new anti-crime drive

The takeover of Senior Supt. Marietto Valerio as acting city police director will pave the way for a new anti-crime campaign of the Iloilo City Police Office, said Chief Supt. Cipriano Querol Jr., police regional director, yesterday.

PRO 6 keeps watch on cops protecting drug operations

Chief Supt. Cipriano Querol Jr., director of Police Regional Office 6, said yesterday his office continues to monitor the policemen believed to be involved in the drug protection racket.

He said the PRO 6 is still gathering evidence so they could file charges against these policemen, whose names and profiles he refused to divulge.

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Col. Caesar Ronie Ordoyo, commander of 301st Infantry Brigade based in Dingle, Iloilo,

VISIT. Col. Caesar Ronie Ordoyo, commander of 301st Infantry Brigade based in Dingle, Iloilo, meets with Iloilo City Jed Patrick Mabilog at his office Friday.

Sia, Marcos to lead guests in city college groundbreaking

Ilonggo business tycoon Edgar “Injap” Sia II, head of Injap Foundation, Inc. and Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. will lead the guests in the groundbreaking rites of the P25-million three-storey Iloilo City Community College at 11 a.m. tomorrow

Body found near Capitol grounds

A body of a man in his 30’s was found at around 1 a.m. Sunday behind the Iloilo Provincial Capitol in Brgy. President Roxas, City Proper, Iloilo City.


Weather station to open in Guimbal

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) will establish a weather station in the port area of Guimbal, Iloilo next year.

1 killed, scores injured in Antique bus mishap

A 58-year-old man was killed while at least 19 others were injured when the passenger bus they were boarding plunged into a river Sunday in Patnongon, Antique.

LGUs urged to strengthen protection for women, kids

The Department of Social Welfare and Development 6 is calling on government units (LGUs) in Western Visayas to strictly implement laws meant to protect women and children.

La Paz NHS gets values award

A public secondary school in Iloilo City topped schools in the country in the implementation of values education in the academe.


FCU, Capiz province ink pact to promote tourism

ROXAS CITY – The Filamer Christian University and the Capiz provincial government signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly promote the province as an eco-toursim hub.

Black Nazarene to stay at CPC until Dec. 9

ROXAS CITY – The Quiapo Black Nazarene pilgrim image which arrived at the Colegio de la Purisima Concepcion on December 4 will stay at the school until December 9.

Panay mayor cries foul over exclusion in parade

ROXAS CITY – Panay Mayor Dante Bermejo cried foul over the exclusion of his town in the order of parade during the Sinadya sa Halaran 2010 festivities last Saturday.


More than 1,000 women in WV underpaid–DOLE

A total of 1,085 or 34 percent of women workers from 204 establishments in Western Visayas inspected under the Project LEAP or Labor Enforcement and Assistance Program are receiving below the minimum wage, according to the Department of Labor and Employment 6.

Iloilo’s top taxpayers for 2009 recognized

The top performers in municipal treasury services in Iloilo for 2009 were recently recognized by provincial government in awarding rites held at the Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center.

PHL eyeing $1.39B in loans from ADB

MANILA – The Aquino administration plans to propose a higher loan assistance from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to finance water and power projects for the next two years, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said.


They don’t listen to God anymore!
Maguindanao massacre: a hard look-back
Secondhand smoke and cancer
Service to God Almighty
The lure of whitewater
Anything under the Sun
Fray Martin de Rada, Apostle of Panay


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

/ Toshimi Kuma

Waiting for the Chicken Nuggets

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

I Think I Got It!

/ Dolly M. Palisada

Beware, it’s Christmas season

/ Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Images of the days to come

/ Ted Aldwin Ong


Hotel del Rio turns 45

Hotel del Rio turns 45

Hotel del Rio will celebrate its 45th anniversary tomorrow, Dec. 8, 2010. There will be a sumptuous buffet dinner, ballroom dancing and entertainment at 7 PM. Established in 1965, Hotel Del Rio has become a leading hotel and landmark in Iloilo City.

----------------------------------------A night of guns, boots, fedora hats and cigars

A night of guns, boots, fedora hats and cigars

He’s fondly called “Tito” or “Papa” by people he has no blood relationship with. He can be one of the friendliest guys you’ll ever know but don’t dare mess with his temper. He finds joy in concocting new drinks and experimenting on new dishes that he can include in the menu of Langford Place.

----------------------------------------CCS on Heighs of Excellence

CCS on Heights of Excellence

Roxas City, Capiz — The Chinese Commercial School (CCS) here performed exceptionally during the recent 2010 Capiz Private Schools Association (CAPRISA) Meet in both sports and cultural fields.

---------------------------------------- The DMI Get-Together

The DMI Get-Together

The Daughters of Mary Immaculate International held a regional assembly at the Iloilo Grand Hotel recently. The celebration’s theme was “Evangelizing and transforming communities.”


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