February 14, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Legal battle begins as guv seeks Court intervention over slashed '08 budget

A legal battle is in the offing in the Iloilo Provincial Government with top Capitol officials at the helm of the fight.

Officially set to be a bout between the Executive and Legislative Departments, center of the controversy is this year's Executive Budget.

New PRO 6 chief eyes more cops on the field

Newly appointed Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 director Chief Supt. Isagani Cuevas is looking at having more policemen on the field to carry out its mission of protecting and serving the people.

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Outgoing Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 director Chief Supt. Wilfredo Dulay Sr. makes a final troop inspection

Outgoing Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 director Chief Supt. Wilfredo Dulay Sr. makes a final troop inspection during yesterday's turn-over ceremony at Camp Martin Delgado.

Environmental groups score AFP spokesman

Greenpeace and environmental groups in Iloilo have denounced a spokesperson of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for branding groups protesting the construction of a coal-fired power plant as "front organizations" of the underground Leftist movement.


Top AFP exec cautions Ilonggo soldiers, police

Two to three suspected assassins are feared to have been deployed here in Iloilo City with specific targets -- the members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the military.

'Luces by the Sea' to add color to Paraw Regatta

A big crowd is expected to gather along the Villa Beach as the Iloilo Paraw Regatta Foundation Inc. (IPRFI) infused another innovation in this year's 36th Paraw Regatta festival through Luces by the Sea, a seven-minute fireworks display on the evening of February 16.

City avails P4.2M technical assistance for CBD restoration

Iloilo City has availed of a P4.2 million technical assistance from the Cities Development Initiatives for Asia (CDIA) to restore the old Commercial Business District (CBD) of the city.

Baronda denies initiating SP probe against IDFI

City Councilor Julienne Baronda yesterday belied allegations that she initiated the conduct of investigation on the Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI) regarding the alleged anomalous sale of tickets in the recent Dinagyang Festival.

Media groups seek transfer of trial venue of Aklan radiomen's cases

Media organizations have asked the Supreme Court to transfer the venue of the trial of the cases of two murdered Aklan broadcasters to Manila for security reasons.


WV among top 5 BESRA grant recipients

Western Visayas is among the top five recipients of the Basic Education Sector Reform Agenda (BESRA) funds for the implementation of a systematically improved nationwide basic education components.

Leadership training in Germany open to junior executives

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development through InWent - Capacity Building International, Germany opened an 11-month International Leadership Training (ILT) programme for technical and management staff in companies and institutions which will formally start October 1, 2008 to September 30, 2009.

NFA Negros Occidental surpasses rice distribution target by 113%

The National Food Authority (NFA) here has surpassed last year's rice distribution target by 113 percent posting an actual distribution of 726,786 bags through its 466 accredited rice outlets in the province.


de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Matters on supervision
Very, Very Urgent!!!
Bridging the gap
Tibiao: The town that came from 'Tigbao'
Consumers Domain
Save TESDA! Prosecute Syjuco!
On Cruise Control
Enjoying the holidays


Structures always need animation

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Eye Opener:
Philippines needs God-anointed leaders

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Young Voice:
Love is

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Singles and the City:
Travel for Singles

/ Oliver Victor B. Amoroso

Facing the Music

/ Benito Jimena

Res Gestae:
Becoming a better communicator

/ Francisco Lindero Jr.

Viagra and Blindness

/ Philip S. Chua


Dinagyang Parties @ Flow

Dinagyang Parties @ Flow

A certified full packed place - Flow Resto Lounge in chi-chi Smallville never cease to amaze me despite my almost jaded party lifestyle.

---------------------------------------- Here we come, Iloilo Paraw Regatta 2008

Here we come, Iloilo Paraw Regatta 2008

The much awaited Iloilo Paraw Regatta had a kick-off celebration at SM City Iloilo last Feb. 11, 2008. The highlight of the opening was the presentation of 12 lovely ladies vying for the Miss Paraw Regatta crown.

----------------------------------------Friday Night Live!

Friday Night Live!

Retro music and dance steps were the highlights of the Ateneo de Iloilo's Friday Night Live last Jan. 25, 2008. Alumni of the said school, including its very dynamic administrator Fr. Manny Uy.

---------------------------------------- Weaving threads of Ilonggo tradition

Weaving threads of Ilonggo tradition

Iloilo and handloom fabrics have been closely linked since the mid-18th century. Despite the production of cotton in England that predominate the country's textile industry, Indigenous textiles such as jusi, piña and patadyong came to predominate later in the 19th century.


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