June 16, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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NDCC okays relocation of over 800 'high-risk' Alimodian locals

Government assistance will now be focused on over 800 villagers of Barangay Umingan, Alimodian, Iloilo who are set to begin new lives in a new barangay with relocation orders in effect here.

3-day provincial PUJ strike starts today

Jeepney operators and drivers plying provincial routes in Iloilo will hold a three-day strike starting today to protest a city ordinance regulating the entry and trips of provincial jeepneys in the city.

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Provincial jeepneys starting today until Wednesday will stay off the streets in protest of the city's Perimeter Boundary Ordinance.
EC Garcia

Provincial jeepneys starting today until Wednesday will stay off the streets in protest of the city's Perimeter Boundary Ordinance. Meanwhile, public transport in the city is expected to remain unaffected as city loop jeepneys will not join the move of their provincial counterparts.

Barangay exec assails activists for disregarding rule of law

Punong barangay Ernie Poral of Brgy. Ingore, La Paz district assailed environmental activists led by Greenpeace for disregarding the rule of law when they put up a protest camp at the site of the proposed coal-fired power plant.


Boracay land dispute leaves 1 dead

Disputes over prized lots on Boracay Island erupted into violence anew on Saturday resulting to the death of a property caretaker.

'Protocol' issue mars DepEd program in Barotac Nuevo

For over a year, hundreds of books, teaching materials and school supplies were delivered. Weekly feeding programs on schoolchildren were held.

TESDA scholarship grants out as Guam offers jobs for 20,000 Pinoy workers

Good news to every Filipino in dire need of a job. At least 20,000 job offers are up for grabs to qualified applicants that will do construction work and construction-related works in United States territory, Guam.

DENR strengthens management of protected and coastal areas

The Protected Areas and Wildlife and Coastal Zone Management Services (PAWCZMS) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resource, Region VI under Regional Technical Director Arlene T. Dalawis had conducted a management conference at the Residence Hotel to strengthen the management of the Protected Areas and Coastal areas of Western Visayas.


SAC to put up medical center, nursing building

SAN JOSE, Antique – Significant activities highlighted the celebration of the Feast of St. Anthony of Padua at the Saint Anthony's College (SAC) here last week.

Sipalay City acquires sanitary landfill site

Bacolod City -- Sipalay City in Negros Occidental recently finalized the acquisition of a 5.2 hectare site for the construction of a sanitary landfill in Brgy. Cabadiangan.

2 Capiceño soldiers find themselves at the top

ROXAS CITY – Two enlisted personnel of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) who hail from Capiz have marched into the ranks of the 2008 The Outstanding Philippine Soldiers (TOPS).


de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Eucharistic life
Of reunions and integrity
Bridging the gap
The Lipata port in Culasi, Antique
Our spiritual life needs care
anything under the sun
Evolution of the Philippine Flag (3)
Eye Opener
Godly parents-guardians will survive crisis!



/ Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

A tale of four fathers

/ Jyh Ming Gonzales

Failing light

/ Bryan Mari Argos

The Sensible Diet

/ Philip S. Chua

Cerebral Combustion:
Get mad, and then get over it. Maybe.

/ Hacel Du-Chua


/ Kathy M. Villalon

Bull's eye:
Red plate vehicle out on a holiday



The Peñas Affairs

The Peñas Affairs

Iloilo's power couple Judgee and Sarah Pena had been absent quite lately in Iloilo's social scenes because they're always in Manila to be near their three lovely daughters who were taking up their summer classes in Ateneo de Manila.

---------------------------------------- John Melchor "Jan-Jan" Mabilog

John Melchor "Jan-Jan" Mabilog: Leading the youth to a better life

John Melchor Mabilog has his hands full being the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) President for Iloilo. But despite his young age of 17, Jan exudes an attitude of confidence and firmness that every public servant ought to have.

---------------------------------------- Real Dads on the Ramp at SM City Iloilo

Real Dads on the Ramp at SM City Iloilo

Trust SM City Iloilo to come up with yet another tribute to the kings of the household as the annual Dads on the Ramp takes another year of salute to our beloved dads who have given us the strength to go hurdle life's struggles though the years.

---------------------------------------- Bubble Girls at Tawili

Bubble Girls at Tawili

For most people, the month of May is time for real rest and vacation. But not for the young girls who attended a workshop at Tawili University Center.



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