December 14, 2007 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Confusion erupts as 2 chiefs sit at City Prosecutor's Office

Dismissed City Prosecutor Efrain Baldago spent the entire day yesterday locked in his office, even as Prosecutor Peter Dosado Baliao formally assumed as the new chief of the City Prosecutor's Office.

Capitol SP retracts on guv's authority to seal P350M loan

Three Resolutions that gave authority to Governor Niel Tupas Sr. to enter into a new  loan and push for the construction of the P350 million convention center have all been recalled.

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Prosecutor Peter Baliao

Prosecutor Peter Baliao (left) starts working as the new chief city prosecutor yesterday outside the City Prosecutor's Office which Prosecutor Efrain Baldago refuses to vacate.

Panay transport groups: 2-day strike a success

Public transport was paralyzed in the Iloilo, Aklan and Capiz provinces as transport groups stayed off the streets for the second straight day to protest oil price increases.


SP refers complaint vs gas station to HLURB

The Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) has referred the complaint of the residents against the construction of a gasoline refilling station in Barangay Dulonan, Arevalo to the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB). 

SP denies appointment of PHO exec

The appointment of Iloilo's Provincial Health Officer (PHO) was denied by the 9th Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP) yesterday.

Matt Monro Jnr. fever hits the Capitol

For about 30 minutes yesterday, everything literally stopped in the Capitol, seat of the Iloilo Provincial Government. And the nationwide transport strike has nothing to do with it all.

Recon survey up on disputed boundary of Iloilo, Capiz towns

A team from the Office of the Field Network Survey and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) are out to do a reconnaissance survey on the disputed boundary of two towns covering the provinces of Iloilo and Capiz.


PM backs striking drivers

Support is pouring in for the striking Ilonggo drivers after a two-day strike that affected commuters particularly from the province.

Boracay visitor arrivals surpass half-million mark, generates P10 B tourism receipts

Kalibo, Aklan – Tourists arrivals in Boracay Island have surpassed the half-million mark a month before the year ends, records from the Provincial Tourism Office here show.

No security threats in WV ports this holiday season, says PPA

The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) here announced that all ports and terminals in Western Visayas are safe from any threats this holiday season.


Write on! Right now!
Bridging the gap
The changing mode of Christmas in the Philippines
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Consumer rights awareness
No tears for petty attachments
Without the Whitecoat
Food supplements: Business or cure?


Cultivating the Christmas spirit

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Anything Under The Sun:
Origins of place names (5)

/ Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

The Best Democracy that Money Can Buy

Economist or Politician?

Eight Paragraphs

John Melchor is it!

Charity averts tragedy

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Inconvenient truth

/ By Herman Lagon


Pinoys in Singapore

Castelo dresses Pinoys in Singapore

Our very own Jasmine Castelo has dressed up the graduating batch of Novena Filipino, a community of Filipino workers in Singapore.


---------------------------------------- Dr. Evangeline Camarista Johnson

Dr. Evangeline Camarista Johnson Unraveled

I laugh a lot, I sing, I dance, I keep a positive attitude although it's kind of difficult to do sometimes. I try to stay organized with my schedules to minimize stress. I keep my faith in the midst of detractors.

----------------------------------------Ateneo De Iloilo

Ateneo De Iloilo's Shining Moments

The 2007 Silver Jubilee Batch together with the Ateneo de Iloilo (ADI) - Santa Maria Catholic School Alumni Association and ADI High School Student Council presented of late a pre-Golden Jubilee gala presentation entitled JOURNEY…A Walk thru Life.

---------------------------------------- Fashion Fun

Tyrone And Carlyn Fashion Fun

Tyrone Talamera and Carlyn Marie Casten are among the rising fashion models of Iloilo City. They are two of the many favorites of our local designers, thus, it's no wonder you see them in every fashion show.


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