February 29, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Lagdameo unfazed by threats of ouster as CBCP head

Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) President and Jaro Archbishop Angel Lagdameo is unfazed by threats of being ousted from his position because of his perceived critical stance on the Arroyo administration.

Religious, militant groups in Panay to join nationwide protest

Major religious and militant groups in Panay will join nationwide protest actions today in connection with the ZTE-NBN bribery controversy.

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Convenors of the Alliance for Truth and Justice held a press conference about their protest action with regard to the ongoing controversy on the ZTE deal on Friday

Convenors of the Alliance for Truth and Justice held a press conference about their protest action with regard to the ongoing controversy on the ZTE deal on Friday, from left, Rose D. Doromal, Msgr. Meliton Oso, Fr. Chris Ablon, Atty. Joshua Alim, and Atty. Jojo Luter

Jail term, tougher fines, limited access to others up in town's fisheries code

A comprehensive municipal fisheries ordinance has been passed in Carles, Iloilo which now stands as the "mother of all fishery ordinances" here.

So comprehensive that fishers and officials in nearby coastal towns of Northern Iloilo were reported to have been jolted on the ordinance's early 'aftershocks.'


Red Zones up in Carles waters

Over 50,000 hectares in fish sanctuaries and artificial reefs in northern Iloilo are now the 'official property' thus municipal waters of Carles, Iloilo .

Plagata on exclusion from Icadac: It's okay

Sangguniang Panlungsod committee on police matters chair City Councilor Erwin Plagata accepts his not being included in the reactivated Iloilo City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (Icadac).

Barangay dads given 10 days to reactivate BADAC

City Mayor Jerry Treñas has given ten days for the 180 punong barangays in the city to reactivate their respective Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Council (Badac). The order was contained in an executive order Treñas recently handed down.

Program for SMEs nearing its end

The duration of the Small and Medium Enterprise Development for Sustainable Employment Program (SMEDSEP) that aims to improve the business and investment climate for small and medium industry in the country will depend on the governments of Germany and the Philippines.


Wanted: Graftbusters with excellent integrity

Are you a Filipino citizen with basic qualifications and excellent integrity? You may be the added force needed by the Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas.

'Make and sing your jingle' competition up

The Citizens of Iloilo Coalition Against Tuberculosis, Inc. (CICAT) is inviting singing groups in Western Visayas to join in the "Make and Sing Your Jingle" Competition.

Iloilo seeks scholarship applicants for SY 2008 - 2009

The Province of Iloilo is once again seeking for underprivileged but deserving scholar – applicants for school year 2008 – 2009 for its "Iskolar Sang Iloilo" Program.


One woman's nationalist passion
Bridging the gap
Gen. Martin Delgado: Proud Ilonggo nationalist leader
Consumers Domain
The tentacles of evil
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Love Spell
On Cruise Control
Enjoying the holidays


RP Health Stats

/ Philip S. Chua

res gestae:
Bautista, a blind writer, and the King

/Francisco B.Lindero, Jr.

Promoting dialogue

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Rational 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


Daisy Cababasay

Daisy's One-Woman Exhibit

Daisy Catague Cababasay is holding a one-woman exhibit at Newpost General Luna until March 8.On display are numerous photographic works she has made over the years. Five of them were explained by Atty. Bert Onglamsing, Daisy's co-member in Photographic Society of Iloilo.

----------------------------------------Nono Palmos

Panay's Shining Moment

Iloilo's stakeholder in the tourism industry, the Ilonggo Producers Association which operates the IPA Trade Pavillion located at the Llacer Building in General Luna St, Iloilo City will present the first ever Couture Collection of internationally renowned Ilonggo designer Nono Palmos.


----------------------------------------Camille de Sello

Camille de Sello: A scientist in the making


Camille de Sello, 17, admitted that she's a very shy person. But a great opportunity has opened for her, leading to a more confident and independent individual.

----------------------------------------Pinta Tawo: Human skin as canvas

Pinta Tawo: Human skin as canvas

Pinta Tawo, a body painting contest, celebrated the human skin as a perfect venue to showcase art. Held last Feb. 17, 2008, Pinta Tawo was one of the special events of Iloilo Paraw Regatta 2008. The event was organized by the Iloilo Paraw Regatta Foundation, Inc together with the Junior Chamber International Iloilo (JCI-Iloilo).


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