There is no reason to postpone the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections set on October 25 this year, Iloilo City Rep. Jerry Treñas said.
Treñas said the House of Representatives has no time to discuss the postponement or even to delay the upcoming elections.
Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. said newly elected Philippine Councilors League president Suzette Alquisada of Tigbauan can play an important role in the Sangguniang Panlalawigan.
The Iloilo Police Provincial Office is keeping a tight watch on reports of oil pilferage in the fifth district of the province.
Senior Supt. Renato Gumban, provincial police director, said he has ordered all chiefs of police in the area to be on alert against these activities involving vessels coming from Cebu.
Iloilo City Rep. Jerry Treñas is positive that House Bill No. 2061 calling for the reapportioning of the lone legislative district and the Sangguniang Panlungsod of the city will be approved by the House and eventually by the Senate.
A resident of Bingawan, Iloilo said a group of New People’s Army rebels entered his house and took his food supply on the evening of August 10.
Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. said the district hospitals in the province now render free medical service for indigent dengue patients.
The Sangguniang Panlalawigan committee on infrastructure chaired by Board Member June Mondejar recently conducted series of hearings on the newly rehabilitated Aleosan Road and two other roads being complained as substandard and now have longitudinal cracks.
ROXAS CITY – The Capiz Emmanuel Hospital has the highest number of dengue patients admitted among the hospitals in Capiz.
ROXAS CITY – The Black Nazarene of Quiapo will arrive today in Sapian with many devotees expected to welcome and visit the pilgrim image.
ROXAS CITY – The number of dengue cases in Capiz continues to rise, the Provincial Health Office has reported.
ROXAS CITY – The Office of the Ombudsman will bring the services of various government agencies to Capiz on August 31 and September 1.
ROXAS CITY – The Bureau of Internal Revenue has closed down a construction supply store on August 11 after the owner failed to comply with revenue laws, under the Bureau’s “Oplan Kandado” campaign.
The Philippine Crop Insurance Corp. is urging farmers to avail of crop insurance made available by the government to marginalized sustenance farmers.
The Department of Agriculture 6 has warned of reduced rice production this year with the farming sector not able to achieve its production target of 3.2 metric tons per hectare, a report of the Philippine News Agency said.
Cebu Pacific said its passengers to Korea and Japan increased in the first half of 2010 compared to the same period in 2009.
Officers and members of the University of Los Baños Alumni Association of Negros Occidental have presented a proposal to Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. for the establishment of UPLB Alumni Sustainable Agriculture Technology Project at the UPLB College of Agriculture Research and Training Station at La Granja, La Carlota City.
Out of town sorties are quite a tiring thing but when Tapaz, Capiz queen bee Au Palomar summons friends for a lunch party at her estate in celebration of her annual flower tribute to the Blessed Virgin Mary, a rain check is simply not acceptable.
WITH August 2010 marking the 100th year of Assumption Convent’s education in Iloilo the Assumption High School Batch 92 and 94 headed by their very efficient Project Coordinators Marjorie Ann Florete, Ann Rapunzel Ganzon–Endencia and Ruth Kristin Magbanua–Ledesma and Shiela Javellana–Uygongco
In order to create awareness on dengue and how to avoid getting it, Prosports Inc. headed by its president, Boyet Rentoy visualized an Anti-Dengue Awareness Campaign. Supported by Dr. Fabian Mabasa, dengue coordinator of the Department of Health Region 6
Assumption Iloilo held its annual Free Medical & Dental Clinic last Saturday, August 7, 2010 at the Assumption campus in Gen. Luna St.