May 30, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Tourism execs express contrary views on escort service

The sudden hoopla generated by a web-based escort service of Ilongga students and teeners may carry the "tourism" tune. Yet for the region's top Tourism official, the website, its services and the young pretty women in it will never be part of the government's tourism thrusts.

Website offers Ilongga teeners as 'first-class' escorts

An organization boasting as "one of the most reputable and well-known escort agencies" is now operating in Iloilo City. Tourist-haven Boracay Island, Guimaras and Metro Manila are also listed as added "current areas of service."

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The website offering escort service in Iloilo City.

The website offering escort service in Iloilo City.

Anti-Red people's org up in Iloilo town

A people's organization was formed in one Iloilo town with main objective to defend local communities from hostilities and harassments of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF).

With apparent "eye-for-an-eye, tooth-for-a-tooth" guiding policy, the group banded as Bantay-Bayan Federation and Cooperation Incorporated. First to launch is the town of San Miguel, Iloilo, 16 kilometers off Iloilo City, with more towns to follow suit in the coming weeks.


ICHPC welcomes Gil's plan to file damages suit

The Iloilo City Hall Press Corps (ICHPC) are up in ranks against City Legal Office (CLO) head Atty. Edgar Gil as they welcome the latter's plan to file damages cases against those members of the press who reported the alleged tampered electrical meter in his house in Burgos St., Lapaz.

Iloilo Blood Coordinating Council announces its jingle making contest

The Iloilo Blood Coordinating Council based at the Western Visayas Medical Center Blood Bank, Mandurriao, Iloilo City announces the holding of a Jingle Making Contest for this year.

5T cops to be fielded during opening of classes

More than 5,000 policemen in Western Visayas will be deployed on the field during the opening of classes second week of June. In Iloilo City, at least one police personnel would be detailed in every school and university.


Boracay's environmental masterplan to be completed before June ends

The Environmental Masterplan of Boracay Island will be completed probably in two weeks time, says Environment and Natural Resources regional executive director for Western Visayas, Lormelyn Claudio.

State university brings tertiary education to Capiz town.

ROXAS CITY -- Students from Jamindan, Capiz may no longer need to leave their hometown to acquire a college education as the province's lone state university is bringing it to them starting this coming which opens in June.

WVSU puts up Seeds Center

The West Visayas State University (WVSU) is set to operationalize its Seeds Center based in WVSU-Calinog campus to boost the poverty alleviation and food security programs of the Arroyo administration.


Home savory home
Bridging the gap
The cultural dimension of boats in Panay island
Institution vs. charism in the Church?
Eye Opener
God is still in control in perilous times
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Josephian Spirit
anything under the sun
Marian apparitions (2)


The Ravages of Cancer

/Philip S. Chua

Watershed education: The greatest challenge of Tigum-Aganan

/ Jessica Salas

Young Voice:
The rose among the thorns

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Cerebral combustion:
Animal musings

/ Hacel Du-Chua

A wedding and a funeral

/ Jyh Ming Gonzales


The Fiesta Queens

The Fiesta Queens: Conclusion of SM City Iloilo's Fiestas In The City

Trust SM City Iloilo to come up with another exciting event that had Ilonggos troop to its premises last May 24, 2008. On that Saturday was the culmination of its annual Fiestas in the City, which featured the Santacruzan, a parade of Iloilo City and Province's festival queens.

---------------------------------------- Mel and Lito's double celebration

Mel and Lito's double celebration

Couple Mel Varca and Lito Chiu held a joint celebration of their birthdays, May 15 and May 28 respectively, last May 18, 2008 at Cleopatra's Barge, Amigo Terrace Hotel.

---------------------------------------- When Martin came to town

When Martin came to town

Fifteen years was just too long for New York-based beauty stylist Martin Asegurado before he could visit his hometown. So, when he finally came, he gathered all his close friends to a late night dinner and all-night party at the Pirates in chic Smallville.

---------------------------------------- Jet Salcedo

Jet Salcedo: An all-around artists talks about his passion, fetish and more

The last installment on the Robinsons Design Lab finalists is about Jose Clement "Jet" Salcedo, son of Concepcion Mayor, Hon. Betsy Salcedo and former Board Member Sandy Salcedo. His siblings are Pyke, a businessman; Tina and Sandy Jr., politicians; and Shariko who's into construction.


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