February 18, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Death of drivers hound LPG-taxi proponents

In a two-hour public forum over Bombo Radyo's Zona Libre held Friday, LPG-taxi proponents both from the government and private sector faced off with concerns raised primarily by taxi drivers themselves.

Resort in Boracay operates sans permit, environmental clearance

A posh resort owned by a close friend of boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was allowed to built and operate in Boracay even without any permits from the local government and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, amid repeated calls to regulate development projects on the island.

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Paraw Regatta 08

Fifty-eight sailboats (paraw) joined in the 36th Paraw Regatta Festival which culminated yesterday. The event, considered the largest sailing competition in the country, gathered a throng of spectators at the Arevalo beach shoreline.

Kin of Igbaras tragedy victims finally get NDCC aid

After more than a year of waiting the surviving families of the victims of the Songsongon overflow tragedy in Igbaras, Iloilo last October 2, 2006 has finally received the much-awaited financial assistance from the National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC).


Chinese officials invite Iloilo City exec to Summer Olympics

Officials of Qingdao, China has encouraged Iloilo City to participate in the Summer Olympics 2008 in China by presenting its tourist attractions. Qingdao, a large seaside city in the province of Shandong in northeast China, is Iloilo City's sister city.

Sailboat from Tigbauan rules 36th Paraw Regatta

There is a mix of winners in this year's Paraw Regatta competition as far as the places of origin of the contestants. Last year, the major winners all came from the Tigbauan and Iloilo City.

Syjuco seeks DOJ recon on 2 counts libel indictment

The legal team of Secretary Augusto Boboy Syjuco, Director-General of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) is now off to the Department of Justice (DOJ) to appeal two counts of Libel indictment in Bacolod City.

Anti-drug cops nab Iloilo's 'shabu queen'

Police officers posing as college students arrested a drug pusher known as Iloilo's 'shabu queen.'


Sumakwelan elects new officers

Officers and members of the 70-year old Sumakwelan, an organization of Hiligaynon writers in Iloilo, were sworn in by RTC Judge Narciso M. Aguilar on Saturday afternoon, February 9, at the River Queen Hotel this city.

Gov't moves to protect Boracay wetlands

Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan -- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) recently issued a cease and desist order to a resort hotel ongoing construction in Boracay Island in a move to protect wetlands in Boracay Island which is an important component of the paradise island's ecosystem.

Range-WV invited to leadership & governance series launching in Cebu

The Regional Association of National Government Executives in Western Visayas (RANGE-WV) was invited by the Career Executive Service Board (CESB) to attend the launching of Leadership and Governance Series on March 26, 2008 at the Waterfront Hotel, Cebu City.


Why I googled Mrs. Maria M. Socorro
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Matters on supervision
Bridging the gap
Tibiao: The town that came from 'Tigbao'
Consumers Domain
Save TESDA! Prosecute Syjuco!
On Cruise Control
Enjoying the holidays


Rational Insanity:
Writers galore

/Bryan Mari Argos

Morality now a matter of popularity?

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

The wonders of 64-Slice CT

/ Philip S. Chua

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


Dr. Johnson

Dr. Gigi exudes radiance in her birthday bash

Dr. Evengeline Johnson, president of Saviour International Hospital (SIH) celebrated her birthday with glitz, glamour and pageantry.

---------------------------------------- More Law enforcers coming up

More law enforcers coming up!

Men and women who passed the October 2007 board exam for new criminilogists finally took their oath last Feb. 8, 2008 at the Iloilo Grand Hotel.

----------------------------------------Autopro, Inc. holds fun run

Autopro, Inc. holds fun run

Wearing their official uniform, the members and their friends drove from JDM, their assembly point, passing through Metropolis in Brgy. Tagbak, towards Dumangas.

----------------------------------------Nelfa Querubin's Retrospective

Nelfa Querubin's Retrospective

Nelfa Querubin, born in Concepcion, Iloilo and who now lives in Colorado, USA, has brought to fruition her creativity.


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