December 10, 2007 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Public warned anew over spread of fake P200 bills

An undetermined number of fake P200 bills are feared to have spread throughout Iloilo following the discovery by at least two banks in the city.

New SK prexy urged to focus on anti-drug drive, clean and green

City Mayor Jerry Treñas urged winning Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) federation president John Melchor Mabilog to center his program on the campaign against illegal drugs, even as he asked the SK's help for the clean and green program of the city government.

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Xmas Decors

Christmas decors with multi-colored lights displayed inside a mall fascinate a young girl.

Court seals victory of Iloilo vice mayor

A local Court sealed the victory of an Iloilo town vice mayor after seven months of legal maneuverings. The 18-paged Decision, as obtained by The News Today (TNT) virtually ended any hopes of continued political dominance of the widely-admired former mayor here.


Treñas named Ambassador for Peace

Another feather on the cap was added to Mayor Jerry Treñas after he was named asAmbassador for Peace by the Universal Peace Federation (UPF) for his "exemplary contributions in the building of peace."

PNP all set for the holiday season

Senior Supt. Wesley Barayuga, Director of the Iloilo City Police Office, said security preparations for the holiday season are all set in this city.

Concert for children's cause

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) recently conducted a fund-raising concert for the establishment of a "Bahay Pag-asa," a home for the Children in Conflict with the Law (CICL).

Solon backs Chief Justice's call to privatize jails

The government should find ways to eventually transfer to the private sector the provision and control of jail and prison facilities in order to ease severe congestion and reduce cost in a big way, a member of Congress said over the weekend.


Dues for Liga election deferred

Roxas City -- All punong barangays may now join the election of Liga ng mga Barangay without the payment of Liga dues.

Support facilities for Capiz ECCD upgraded

Roxas City -- To provide better services under the Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) program, facilities have been upgraded in Capiz.

Negros Occidental launches 'Search for Most Outstanding Policemen'

Twenty-five awards in the recently concluded College Press Conference (COPRE) of the Philippine Information Agency were garnered by publications which are clients of Makinaugalingon Press, the leading printing press in Western Visayas.

Bacolod NFSP produces 16th batch of graduates

Bacolod City -- The National Federation of Sugarcane Planters (NFSP) Incorporated – Sugar Workers Foundation held its graduation exercises for its 16th batch recently at the Technical Skills Training Center, this city.


Is there a Santa Claus?
That one time
Bridging the gap
Boat-building in Panay after WWII
Without the Whitecoat
Food supplements: Business or cure?
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
My philosophy of teaching


John Melchor is it!

Charity averts tragedy

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Inconvenient truth

/ By Herman Lagon

9 practical commandments

/ V. Cruz

Christmas is not all merrymaking

/ P. Gumabong

Media Not the Enemy



Marvelous Flavors

Marvelous flavors of Christmas

The cold and windy mornings, the increased frequency of events to go to, are among the things that we experience when Christmas nears. Another is the increased frequency of eating out for us who oftentimes take our lunch in the office or at home.

----------------------------------------Ross Gorriceta

Bon Vivant Ross Gorriceta

One of Iloilo's respected and most innovative businessmen and social figures, the bon vivant Ross Gorriceta of the famed Marina Restaurant in Diversion Road (with branches in cities like Cebu , Pasay, San Juan, Taguig and Makati numbering 12 all in all), celebrated his birthday and send off party recently with immediate family and close friends.



Hanging out with one's family or friends is always a delight. Even more so when it is in a place that offers comfort, good food and drinks as well as excellent service. Along Delgado Street is a new place where one can enjoy these. Called Gusteau.

----------------------------------------John Lañosa

Total relaxation at Body & Sole

Our body needs to relax after a hard day's work and one way to do is to have a massage. The act is a therapy wherein the muscles and soft tissues of the body are being stimulated to improve health and well-being. For centuries, this has been practiced as a healing therapy.


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