May 6, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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PhilHealth admits issue remains 'clear and present danger for the nation'

Remember the "cataract scam-scheme" primarily blamed on some P4 billion in government losses of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PHIC)?

Suspect in murder of Aklan broadcaster dies

A detained suspect in the killing of Aklan broadcaster Rolando Ureta died at a hospital on Friday due to complications from a throat ailment.

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A young girl helps her parents earn a living by selling grilled corn to passersby in Jaro district.

A young girl helps her parents earn a living by selling grilled corn to passersby in Jaro district.

'5-15-25' rakes P3M in STL winnings

Iloilo Small Town Lottery Gaming Corp. (ISTLGC) reportedly paid more or less P3 million to winning bettors in its lone draw last Sunday, May 4. The winning number combination was 5-15-25.


Concepcion amends town's Fishery Code

The Municipality of Concepcion has now passed an Ordinance amending the town's existing Fishery Code.

Locals oppose Culasi-townhood

The 9th Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP) is up to discuss the opposition of locals in Ajuy, Iloilo relative to the planned townhood of Barangay Culasi.

Drug pusher falls in buy-bust operation

The Regional Anti-Illegal Drug Special Operations Group (RAIDSOG) nabbed Ronnie V. Horario in a buy-bust operation at Brgy. Bakhaw, Mandurriao , Iloilo City last Thursday (May 1, 2008) at 5 pm.

Provincial SMED Council Strategic Planning Workshop set

The Iloilo Small and Medium Enterprises Development Foundation, Inc. in cooperation the German Technical Cooperation (GTZ) and the Department of Trade & Indsutry will hold its Strategic Planning Workshop on May 7, 2008 at the Iloilo Grand Hotel, Iznart St., Iloilo City.


Pinoy rowers rule dragon boat race

Rowers from the Philippines ruled four of the six events in the recent Fila 2nd Boracay International Dragon Boat Festival held at the world-famous island-resort.

Negros Rainforest coffee launched

It was launched through the Negros Island Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development (NISARD) Foundation, Inc.

Civil registrar's office now accepts NSO authentication applications

In a move to lessen the volume of applicants at the National Statistics Office (NSO), some Local Civil Registry in the province can now accept NSO authenticated applications.


Ethics in crisis
Bridging the gap
Patadyong weaving in Sta. Barbara, Igbaras, Iloilo
Walk with me!
Eye Opener
In crisis look to the bigness of our God
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Summer getaway
anything under the sun
Origins of place names (15)


Young Voice:
Michelle's Wallet

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Comforts and appreciation

/By Kathy M. Villalon

Hunger chat

/By Aimee Andaya

Res Gestae:
Torch Run: Towards genuine transformation

/By Francisco Lindero Jr.

Rational Insanity:
Roads versus festivals

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

Health@Heart :
Deadly MDR TB

/ By Philip S. Chua


In the spotlight

In the spotlight

Ilonggos are not only known as sweet, loving and charming folks around the globe but more so of their distinct talent and brilliance in different fields.

---------------------------------------- Blending culture and business in Iloilo

Blending culture and business in Iloilo

Iloilo City with its goal to become a Premier City in 2015, is slowly getting there. Music and the arts play a vital role in promoting a strong economy not only for tourists but they have also become a dependable source of livelihood for the locals.

---------------------------------------- When Gail glitters like gold

When Gail glitters like gold

Iloilo City's contenders for the prestigious Miss Teen Philippines search are Kchyrziahshayne Dynelle Venus Dinopol, 16 and Joanna Ignacio Gonzalez, 15. They bested 10 others during the Panay-wide finals last April 19, 2008 at Robinsons Place Iloilo.

---------------------------------------- Travel for free through Bigby's Jet Set Card

Travel for free through Bigby's Jet Set Card

As Bigby's Cafe and Restaurant continues to establish itself as one of the top restaurants in the Visayas and Mindanao area, they have come up with exciting promotions and events for their 10th year in the food service industry.


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