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Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas is planning to seek the help of Pres. Gloria Arroyo on the city's power problem.
A. Chris Fernandez    

CIDG files murder, parricide cases vs. Tan siblings

Posted: January 13, 2006 3:45 pm
The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) 6 has filed two counts of murder and parricide charges against Archie and John Michael Tan at the Iloilo City Prosecution Office Friday morning.

City panics with new blackout threat

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas is now in a quandary following the recent pronouncement of Shell Philippines that it would no longer supply bunker fuel to Panay Power Corporation (PPC)-Mirant Global Phils. if it continues to fail paying its obligations amounting to about P600 million by January 19, 2006.

No case filed yet, family hires own investigators

While the police has yet to identify suspects in the celebrated Tan massacre, the Tan family's own investigators have allegedly figured two possible suspects in the gruesome killings.

Tan's ex-guard faces media, denies participation in killings

Security guard J. Vini Gulmatico denied any involvement in the grisly Tan massacre which shocked Iloilo City early this week.


Public warned on fake tax collectors

Provincial Treasurer Dr. Melba B. Sullivan, Ph.D, yesterday warned the public on some unidentified persons visiting offices disguising as tax collectors.

City to implement house renumbering

Saying the present house numbering in the city of Iloilo, which was undertaken more than 23 years ago, is no longer reflective of the present number of houses in the city, Iloilo City councilor Perla Zulueta last Wednesday pushed for the passage of an ordinance that would prescribe rules and regulations on the renumbering of houses within the city.

Iloilo cops to undergo screening

Police personnel assigned to the Iloilo Provincial Police Office will be undergoing a screening process to determine if they are qualified or not.

Revised Kasadyahan tribe contest criteria set

Kasadyahan Tribe chairperson Dr. Eden Deriada said that the criteria for the Kasadyahan Tribe Competition of the Iloilo Dinagyang Festival 2006 was revised, with choreography and performance as two different items, which previously were fused as one.


'Kalsada Natin...' generates 1,367 employment—DPWH VI

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Western Visayas has employed 1,367 laborers all throughout Region VI under the program dubbed "Kalsada Natin, Alagaan Natin", and has contributed to the job generation program of the national government.

Solon allocates P1.2 M for city city's lending program

Congressman Raul Gonzalez, Jr. of the lone district of Iloilo City allotted some P1.2 million from the CDF of his district as lending fund to help the impoverished sector of the city access to credit and livelihood opportunities that would help them increase their income and cope with the economic difficulties.


Looking back (1)

By Julia Carreon-Lagoc

Bridging the gap
The initial years of the Spaniards in Panay

By Prof. Henry Funtecha

Anything Under the Sun
Union of powers

By Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

Who killed Bobby Tan?

By Nelson Robles

Unusual Channel
Men’s earrings

By Ma. Renette B. Uy

Carpooling Loonies
Ways to choke on chicken soup

By Jinki H. Beldia

Consumers Domain
Citizens Wish List

By Ian Seruelo


opinion polls
The organizers of 2006 Jaro Fiesta have chosen Camille Villar as this year’s Jaro Queen. Do you think they made the right choice?

By Anti Enti

Eye Opener
GMA and FVR Sing Que Sera Sera!

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

My Brother-in-law and Other Stories
In a Chinese-Italian restaurant

By Johnny P. Novera

The Fullness of Life
Newness of Life

By Fr. Florentino S. Lim, CIHM


Binanog Festival
Binanog Festival: The dance of the hawks
Lambunao prides in the beauty of its natural resources. Its enchanting landscapes of verdant hills and valleys, and hundreds of waterfalls add luster to its countryside charm. The rich lush forest cover, provides refuge to its various flora and faunas endemic to the area. Mountain villages are also a home to indigenous people, who, to these days, keep a distinct culture and oral literature. One could also observe the history of the towns heroism and patriotism.


The Promenade's Parade of Roast
“The Parade of Roasts” at The Promenade
“The Parade of Roasts” is yet another impressive preparation of what awaits Ilonggo food lovers in the local food and dining scene in the year to come.  To welcome what seems to be a festive year, I started it with a visit and a taste of this grand buffet at The Promenade.