January 15, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Ombudsman to summon Janiuay execs, environment officials on Suage bridge issue

The government's anti-graft body has now officially started a fact-finding mission aimed at setting the records straight on the quarry activities in Janiuay, Iloilo.

Treñas downplays planned transport strike

City Mayor Jerry Treñas downplayed the threat of drivers groups belonging to the Metro Iloilo Transport Federation (MITF) to stage a transport strike to protest the implementation of ordinance 2007-195 which shortened their routes.

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With a Dagoy doll on the foreground, City Mayor Jerry Treñas appears smiling while answering questions

With a Dagoy doll on the foreground, City Mayor Jerry Treñas appears smiling while answering questions from the members of the Iloilo City Hall Press Corps in his regular press conference yesterday

Fireworks competition to add color to Dinagyang '08

Seventeen participants mostly from Luzon will showcase their best in a fireworks competition to be held at the old airport runway in Mandurriao district as an added attraction to the forthcoming Dinagyang festival.


AFP exec slams Reds for using Writ of Amparo as 'psychological propaganda'

The Writ of Amparo has since been given the go-signal by the Supreme Court. It took effect October 24 last year.

Treñas warns vs. distracting Dinagyang celebration

City Mayor Jerry Treñas got irked by the news that some disgruntled tribes would distract the highlight of the Dinagyang festival on January 27.

Banias assures support to region's cops; PRO 6 awards its PIO

Aside from the commendation for the job well done, the region's police force get an affirmation of support from Presidential Assistant for Panay and Guimaras Raul N. Banias during the Distinguished Visitor's Program of Police Regional Office 6 yesterday.

BIR to intensify tax mapping campaign

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Regional Office 11-A is going to intensify its tax mapping campaign this year because of its shortfall last year.


Free computer literacy for OFWs/dependents starts February

A free computer literacy program designed for Overseas Filipino Workers and their dependents will kick off this February.

Affordable shuttle service to New Bacolod-Silay Airport finalized

BACOLOD CITY -- An affordable shuttle bus service to and from the P5.3 billion New Bacolod-Silay Airport in Silay City is being finalized to shorten the the 20-kilometer distance from Bacolod City proper and the airport facility, Negros Occidental acting governor Elpidio Isidro Zayco said.

BIR Capiz '07 tax take overtakes '06 collection

Roxas City -- The government was able to rake in more than P390 million in taxes in Capiz for 2007.


The Uncoy Mistress
Bridging the gap
Early traits of the Ilonggo-Bisaya
Thankyou for reading (2)
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Floating hopes
Enjoying the holidays
Consumers Domain
Twelve 2007 issues, Twelve wishes for 2008


Friends always

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Young Voice:
How 'I Love You' becomes complicated

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Rational Insanity:

From The Inbox:
On becoming brown

Diet and Health Myths

Singles and the City:
Wedding Chills

/ Jimdel B. Macapagal


Her Majesty Queen Andrea Aileen Marie Vinco Montelibano

Independent, mild-mannered, beautiful: Her Majesty Queen Andrea Aileen Marie Vinco Montelibano

Andrea Aileen Marie Vinco Montelibano is the Queen of the Feast of Our Lady of Candles of Jaro 2008 in Iloilo City. She was born on Dec. 17, 1984 in Bacolod City. She has three siblings namely; Alexis, Antoinette, and Adrienne.

---------------------------------------- Paref Westbridge spreads the Christmas Spirit

Paref Westbridge spreads the Christmas Spirit

On the last school day of the year, Westbridge parents, teachers and students gather together as one family to share the Christmas spirit to one another.

----------------------------------------Movers, Shakers and Breakthroughs

Movers, Shakers and Breakthroughs: My 2007 Best of the Best List

For Best Pizza Innovation, BOURBON STREET is it. Its square and thin crust pizza, topped with pure mozzarella cheese and non-traditional garnishes like burgers and sausages, is a best bet for your money

---------------------------------------- A model for rural and urban link

A model for rural and urban link

Iloilo Washington Commercial's IFMA site has not only contributed to the growth of the Muncipality of Ajuy, which now ranks first in terms of forest rehabilitation efforts (prompting the region to rank third in the country in terms of forest cover) but has provided jobs as well to the 20 families nearby the area who have been hired to maintain the trees


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