April 7, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Town mayor target of NPA rebels, says Army spokesman

Continued counter-offensives of government troopers have been heightened over the weekend in San Remigio, Antique following Friday's attack of communist rebels in the area.

San Remigio ambush part of CPP directive to step up offensives vs gov't troops

The recent ambush in San Remigio, Antique which killed 2 soldiers and wounded two others could be part of the directive of the Communist Party of the Philippines' Central Committee (CPP) for the New People's Army (NPA) to step up its offensives against government troops following its 39thfounding anniversary on March 29.

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Valeria Street

Valeria Extension in the City Proper is one street which is in complete disarray but hardly gets the attention of the city's Traffic Management and Engineering Unit. Amazing!

Zoning board blinks, gives nod to crematorium

Residents of Barangay Balabago in Jaro district can file their appeal before Housing Land Use and Regulatory Board (HLURB) after the City Zoning Board of Adjustment and Appeals (CZBAA) reversed its earlier decision denying the proposed crematorium. e board.

City Legal Office chief Atty Edgar Gil said the aggrieved residents can seek redress before the HLURB over the recent decision of the CZBAA in the appeal made by applicant Greg Abecia. The HLURB is the right agency to review the decision of the CZBAA favoring the operation of a crematorium.


Capitol execs 'face-off' in SP over graft raps

Two senior officials of the Iloilo Provincial Government officially faced off in a Legislative inquiry over charges of graft.

Child mortality to be discussed in writers summit on child survival

Writers from all over Asia will gather together in the first region-wide writers summit advocating child health and survival on April 10-11, 2008 in Manila. The two-day event will bring together key stakeholders from Asia.

Ilonggo households take part in CES survey

A total of 131 households from the 16 barangays of the province of Iloilo are currently taking part in the Consumer Expectation Survey (CES) being conducted by the National Statistics Office (NSO) in partnership with the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).

Iloilo City inks twinning pact with Phnom Penh, Cambodia

The chief city executive of this southern metropolis inked Friday a twinning agreement with officials of Phnom Penh, Cambodia for a collaboration to strengthen Phnom Penh's promotion of improved sanitation and environment health.


Task force to address blast fishing formed

An anti-blast fishing special operation task force (ABFSOTF) was created by the 6th Regional Maritime Office (6 RMO) to monitor the distribution of improvised explosives and the movement of components that are used in the creation of dynamite blast in the territorial waters of Western Visayas and consequently take the necessary action.

CSC sets deadline for master's degree scholarship application

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has set the deadline for the application for the written test of its Local Scholarship Program-Master's Degree Courses (LSP-MDC) application on April 11, 2008.

Bacolod City police office wins National Salaam Center Award

The Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) won the Philippine National Police Best Salaam Police Center Award recently, for its efforts to maintain peace and order by building good relationship and rapport with the community, including Muslims.


Work and rest
A love story
Consumers Domain
Misinformation on Coal
Bridging the gap
Some Rizal landmarks in downtown Iloilo City
anything under the sun
Origins of place-names (12)
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Salute to the graduates


A special tribute

/By Prof. Lucell Larawan

Bleed myself dry

/By Kathy M. Villalon

Young Voice:
Birthday Presence

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Res Gestae:
PNP's Alert Status is the country's peace and order status

/By Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Eye Opener:
Mar Roxas at ASU graduation rites

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Wanted: A tougher Medical Act in the Philippines

/ By Florence F. Hibionada


Enchanting SIQUIJOR

Enchanting Siquijor

The best way to end the trip was to spend it alone on the beach with the ever loyal moon as my company waiting for a silhouette of a witch on a broomstick. But there are no witches in Siquijor, only white beautiful beaches, beautiful people and enchanting experiences.




Last March 29, the students of RS-CDC, under the guidance and supervision of Principal Boni Gaverza and in cooperation with SM City Iloilo, presented Handuraw. It's a musical and dance-drama depicting the history, traditions and culture of the island of Panay.



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