February 19, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Ombudsman-look on Janiuay bridge gets P5 M DPWH rehab fund

A "Request for Assistance" in Janiuay, Iloilo made before the Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas involving the "dangerous bridge" here was finally resolved. And for the municipal officials concerned, it is both good news and bad news yet altogether considered "the people's victory."

Ilonggo lawyers back 'search for truth'

Lawyers here yesterday went to court hearings with black armbands pinned to their Barong Tagalogs to condemn "attempts to suppress the truth" in the investigation of the ZTE-NBN deal.

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Suague bridge in Brgy. Jibolo, Janiuay, Iloilo

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), through the intercession of the Office of the Ombudsman Visayas, has allocated P5 million for the rehabilitation of the historic Suague bridge in Brgy. Jibolo, Janiuay, Iloilo after its foundation was scoured due to massive quarrying.

Task force sees no problem with having coal- fired power plant in city

Amid strong opposition from the Catholic church and environmental groups, the Task Force on Coal-Fired Power Plant has unanimously approved and recommended for the establishment of a coal-fired plant here to address the city's deficiency in power.


DENR crack down on violators in Boracay begins

The DENR and the Boracay Eminent Persons Groups have cracked down on violators of ordinances and laws on Boracay Island.

Treñas keeps mum on task force's endorsement of coal plant

City Mayor Jerry Treñas still keeps his silence over the recommendation of the Task Force on Coal-Fired Power Plant endorsing the establishment of a coal-fired power plant in the city. Treñas said he could not yet make any comment regarding the result of the evaluation conducted by task force.

Defensor eyes regulation of Capitol procurement

A Legislative move is underway to take a second-look on the Iloilo Provincial Government's current procurement process.

Suplico warns Capitol execs over release of unappropriated funds

"The override is valid and legal. Ang pagpati sang gobernador lain sang sa laye (What the governor believes is different from the law)."


Mother Candida execs to visit Filipino communities in Europe, Canada, USA

A team from Mother Candida EQ Center for Children of the Iloilo Mercy Foundation for the Handicapped, Inc. (IMFHI) will visit several Filipino communities in Europe, the United States of America (USA), and Canada tentatively in April this year for a series of meetings with members of the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) in Spain, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Germany and Italy.

Embassy counselor belies US recession

There seems to be no truth to speculations and recent media reports that the United States of America , the world's strongest economy, is suffering from recession.

NPC releases P6.3M to residents affected by oil spill in Semirara

San Jose, Antique – The National Power Corporation (NPC) released P6,342,800 to the residents of Barangay Semirara, Caluya who were affected by the Oil Spill on December 18, 2005 which affected their livelihood project, said Jesse L. Vego Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer, DENR-Antique.


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


Fast and slow

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

The wonders of 64-Slice CT

/ Philip S. Chua

National Insanity:
Writers galore

/Bryan Mari Argos

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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