April 4, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Liga execs to probe unaccounted P31-M fund

Ilonggo officials of the Liga ng mga Barangay (Liga) vowed to help in the investigation to be conducted by the present Liga leadership on the financial expenses incurred by the league's previous president.

Willing victims warned on benefits vs. risks

The fate of at least 200 hundred women mostly belonging to the "upper class A and B" of the society may as well be hanging on the fine line of aesthetic surgery benefits and aesthetic surgery risks.

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Look at how ingenious some of the Ilonggos are

Look at how ingenious some of the Ilonggos are. After the picture of this shanty under the still unfinished Carpenters Bridge (inset photo) appeared in this paper last Monday, the owner cleared the area, but we were surprised to find the same shanty transferring to another area right below the bridge. Bilib?

'No crisis,' university exec says as in-house CPU 'battle' draws worldwide responses

Officially a crisis or not, the issues hounding the once-united community of the Central Philippine University (CPU) here has drawn into the fray distinguished Ilonggos based abroad.


Traffic aides to undergo drug test

The city's traffic aides will be required to undergo drug test before their contracts could be renewed. The city government implements this new scheme to ensure that no drug dependent traffic aides are out on the streets.

DOJ reverses libel raps vs Syjuco: 'Withdraw the charges,' Justice Secretary orders

For failure to prove that it was Secretary Augusto "Boboy" Syjuco himself who sent out press statements deemed libelous by a former aide, Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez reversed and set aside an earlier Resolution of the Bacolod City Prosecutors Office.

Hike in cost take a toll on City Hall project

Instead of an eight-storey new Iloilo City Hall building the city government would have to contend on building a seven-storey building after the projected cost of construction drastically increased.

NSO to conduct survey of informal sector

The National Statistics Office (NSO) in collaboration with United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP) will conduct the first nationwide survey of informal sector starting April 8, 2008.


NFA to make available 1-kilo rice packs

Roxas City -- Effective next week, The National Food Authority (NFA) in Capiz will start the repacking of 1-kilogram government rice for sale to consumers.

Regional youth camp opens Binirayan '08

The Binirayan Festival was conceptualized by the late Gov. Evelio B. Javier, 34 years ago, to give the Antiqueños especially the youth their own identity as a people and to be proud of their noble heritage.

Kalibo tops 1st class municipalities in Western Visayas

Kalibo, Aklan -- The municipality of Kalibo is the number 1 first class municipality in Western Visayas, according to the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) here.


Divine Mercy and saying sorry
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Mending a broken heart
Fearless forecast: women priests
Consumers Domain
Misinformation on Coal
Bridging the gap
Some Rizal landmarks in downtown Iloilo City
anything under the sun
Origins of place-names (12)


Res Gestae:
Duty first vs. family centeredness

/By Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Bleed myself dry

/By Kathy M. Villalon

Young Voice:
Birthday Presence

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Eye Opener:
Mar Roxas at ASU graduation rites

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

The Roadmap for Iloilo City

/By BenitoT. Jimena


Sexy Moms

Sexy Moms: Seven mothers view for 'Sexy Nanay' title

One of the ways to celebrate motherhood is to take part in an activity that showcases mothers and see that they are smart, talented and devoted 'nanays' as always. One event is the Sexy Nanay 2008 held at the Barangay Balantang gym last month in line with the village's annual feast.

----------------------------------------1st Towil Awards

1st Towil Awards

The Honorable Julienne "Jam" Baronda of the Iloilo City Council and Chairperson for the Committee on Women and Family Relations together with H.A.L.I.G.I. Foundation, Inc. headed by The Honorable Vice Mayor Jed Mabilog recently presented awards to The Outstanding Women of Iloilo City (TOWIL) 2008 at the Fountain Area of the Robinson's Place 1loilo.

----------------------------------------Dorcas House: Sheltering children

Dorcas House: Sheltering children

DORCAS House is a temporary shelter for abandoned, neglected, abused and welfare dependent children ages 0 to 12 years. It is totally supported by Hope Ministries Inc. The name "Dorcas" was taken from a Biblical character in Acts 9:36, a woman disciple who ministered to the poor and the needy

----------------------------------------More Chinese cuisine at Grand Palace

More Chinese cuisine at Grand Palace and some dining etiquette

The Grand Palace Restaurant at the Iloilo Grand Hotel launched more exciting must-haves in their already vast and appetiting whetting menu.


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