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Espinosa bail bond cancellation looms

By: Louine Hope Conserva

 

THE REGIONAL Trial Court Branch 31 has set the hearing on the cancellation of the bail bond posted by barangay kagawad Jesus “Jing-Jing” Espinosa of Monica, City Proper

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DOH confirms 3 more Zika cases in Iloilo

By: M. A. De los Santos

 

THE Department of Health (DOH) confirmed on Sept. 26, 2016 three more Zika virus cases in Iloilo City and province.

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10,000 PECO posts taxable – assessor

By: M. A. De los Santos

 

THE Iloilo City Assessor’s Office (ICAO) said more or less 10,000 electric poles owned by Panay Electric Co. (PECO) are taxable under the Local Government Code of the Philippines.

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Oplan Tokhang plateaus

By: Jennifer Ponsaran-Rendon

 

IT APPEARS that the PNP’s Oplan Tokhang against illegal drug peddlers and users in Western Visayas has reached a plateau.

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By: Pilar S. Mabaquiao

SAN JOSE, Antique – Student organizations in Guintas National School, Hamtic, Antique joined the nationwide movement for tree planting for the National Greening Program.

More than 200 students members of Youth for Environment in Schools Organization (YES-O) and Students Supreme Council of the said school joined the tree planting activity on Wednesday.

About 600 seedlings of fruit and timber trees were planted in about 1.5 hectares planting site near the school.

Aside from the students, the Parents Teachers Association, barangay officials from Guintas, Dangcalan and Linaban and neighboring barangays also joined in the activity.

Leila Butiong of the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) and NGP coordinator for the town of Hamtic said the tree planting activity is part of the series of activities instituted by CENRO San Jose and the Office of the Municipal Agriculturist of Hamtic in support to NGP.

The town of Hamtic has targeted five hectares as tree planting site under the Tree Park project and has already planted on more than four hectares.

Four schools in the town are supportive of this program, namely the General Leandro National School in Fabrica, Gov. Julio Macuja National High School in Caridad, Guintas National School and University of Antique-Hamtic Campus.

Nelda Eustaquio, adviser of YES-O, and Principal Jose Angel Cordero appealed for community support to this program by providing tree guards, watering the plants during summer months and keeping stray animals away from the site.

This is to ensure 100 percent survival of the trees, said Cordero.

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Finally…
September 27, 2016 02:40 AM
By: D’ Observer
(THE author is a real person who fell in love with Iloilo and, well, an Ilongga. He wants to remain anonymous due to some “complications” but still, he raises very valid points in his contributions – Editor) Read more...
Poverty helps piety

September 27, 2016 02:32 AM

By: Fr. Roy Cimagala

THE story of Lazarus and the rich man (Lk 16,19-31) reminds us of a basic truth of our faith. Poverty helps while Read more...

Political expediency

September 27, 2016 02:18 AM

By: Peter G. Jimenea

THERE is a brewing rumor at the Kingdom by the River (better known as the Iloilo Provincial Capitol) that 2,000 regular employees are becoming restive due to GSIS’ refusal to extend them new loans. Read more...

P250K issue-2

September 27, 2016 02:05 AM

By: Modesto P. Sa-onoy

I GOT feedbacks from people who seem knowledgeable about the P250K.  They confirmed and added more information that was given by my first source.  Read more...

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