February 6, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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ILIASCO assails PPA ruling on arrastre services bidding

Iloilo Integrated Arrastre Services Corporation (Iliasco) has questioned the resolution of the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) of the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) rating them as the third highest bidder in the contract to provide cargo handling services at the Iloilo River Wharf.

Former JDV allies justify 'Yes' vote

Former allies of ousted House Speaker Jose de Venecia in Panay who voted to oust him yesterday justified their votes to replace him with Davao Rep. Prospero Nograles.

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The entrance to the Iloilo River Wharf.

The entrance to the Iloilo River Wharf. There is an ongoing conflict on who is the rightful winning bidder for the cargo handling services in this port.

Zoning board nails down proposed crematorium

For the second time, businessman Greg Abecia failed in his bid to bring to Iloilo City world class funeral services after the City Zoning Board of Adjustment and Appeals (CZBAA) rejected his application to put up a crematorium in Barangay Balabago, Jaro district.


JDV's ouster to bring changes to Lakas-NUCD

The ouster of former House Speaker Jose de Venecia would bring changes within the administration allied political party Lakas-NUCD (National Union of Christian Democrats). As such, the Lakas-NUCD will conduct a national meeting on Thursday to discuss the latest political development in the party.

32 projects in Iloilo comply with procurement standards

Thirty two provincial government-funded projects implemented in Iloilo's 12 municipalities were found to have complied with the required standards of procurement, planning and project implementation

City sees 20-45% increase in tax collection with computerization

City Mayor Jerry Treñas projected a 20 to 45 percent increase in tax collection in the first quarter of 2008 with the full computerization program of the City Treasurer's Office.

Unicef HIV programme officer to visit Iloilo

Mr. Philip Castro, UNICEF HIV Programme Officer will be in Iloilo City on February 8, 2008 as opening speaker on the second day of the Life Competence Learning Seminar at the Audio Visual Hall of the West Visayas State University, Iloilo City.

Cabral graces inauguration of newly-renovated DSWD 6 office

Social Welfare Secretary Esperanza I. Cabral graced the blessing and inauguration of the newly-renovated DSWD Field Office VI last January 30, 2008.


2 more Army battalions to be deployed in Negros

BACOLOD CITY -- Two Army battalions composed of around 1,000 soldiers will be deployed in Negros island next week as part of the campaign of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to hasten the neutralization of the remaining guerilla fronts in the island.

Feb. 11 is local holiday in Panay Island

February 11 has been declared a special non-working public holiday in the provinces of Antique, Capiz, Aklan and Iloilo in line with the commemoration of the 22nd death anniversary of Antique Gov. Evelio B. Javier.

'Bantay Banwa' to help address Bacolod traffic problems

Bacolod City -- Bacolod Mayor Evelio R. Leonardia with Councilor Wilson "Jun" Gamboa, chairman ofn the committee on traffic management, met with the members of the Bantay Banwa recently to listen to their suggestions on how to minimize the traffic problem of the city.


de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Let the former Speaker speak
Appointment with Love
Bridging the gap
Early Ilonggo-Bisaya traits (3)
Consumers Domain
Save TESDA! Prosecute Syjuco!
On Cruise Control
Enjoying the holidays


Climate Change and Renewable Energy

/ Newton Aaron Llorente


/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Young Voice:
Dagyang ta!

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Res Gestae:
PNP: Going strong at 17

/ Francisco Lindero Jr.

Thanking the Arevalo Police and Iloilo Doctors Hospital

/ Florence F. Hibionada

Rational Insanity:
The poetics of love

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Diabetes ravages the body

/ Philip S. Chua

Anything Under the Sun:
Jaro Cathedral

/ Atty. Rex Salvilla


Krystle Fernandez

Krystle Fernandez: Discovering the world

Krystle Fernandez, 25, was born in Downers Grove, Illinois, United States. This Ilongga by blood and a natural-born US citizen, makes use of her youth and independence in discovering the world.

---------------------------------------- WVSU HS 97 reunites

WVSU HS 97 reunites

One Christmas night, students of the West Visayas State University Secondary School Batch 1997 brought the house down as they held their reunion at the Golden Salakot of the posh Hotel del Rio.

----------------------------------------Social Reality Through Art

Social Reality Through Art: Jomari Moleta's strokes aims to educate about social reality

Jomari Moleta is one of the big names in the Ilonggo art scene. He is a visual artist and a practicing architect. His success happened amid difficulties that usually beset Ilonggo artists, but his consistency, perseverance and rare talent has got him to where he is now.

---------------------------------------- Vic's birthay party and an exhibit

Vic's birthay party and an exhibit

Dr. Vic Pido, one of Iloilo City's well-loved doctors, celebrated his nth birthday recently through a dinner with family and friends as well as an exhibit at Newpost, General Luna Street.


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