August 8, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Another RMN broadcaster gunned down in Roxas City

ROXAS CITY – A hard-hitting anchorman of the Radio Mindanao Network (RMN) here was shot dead by two gunmen yesterday, just three days after a broadcaster of the same radio network in General Santos City was also attacked.

AFP bares planned attack on 13 WV cellsites

Military intelligence units and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) here are bracing for planned attacks on 13 towers or cellsites of two major cellular phone companies.

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RMN DYVR's hard-hitting commentator Martin Roxas holds a copy of The News Today

In this file photo taken last week RMN DYVR's hard-hitting commentator Martin Roxas holds a copy of The News Today while on board his noontime program "Targetanay sa Udto".

NUJP dares police to quickly solve Roxas' killing

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) deplored the killing of broadcaster Martin Roxas, coming after the attack on Radio Mindanao Network (RMN) anchorman Dennis Cuesta in a crowded mall in General Santos City last August 4. Cuesta remains in critical condition.


Lower House passes redistricting bill for Iloilo City

The bill pushing to divide Iloilo City into two districts has passed the House of Representatives, but will it pass the Senate?

World's top Swedish-cable designer visits Iloilo, Ilonggo 'Alto Audio Design' partners

Iloilo welcomes Sunday the start of a 3-day visit of Jorma Koski of Sweden's JORMA Design, makers of first-class, world-class audio cables.

City lifts ban on motorcades

Interested parties who want to conduct motorcade in the city are now free to apply for a permit after Mayor Jerry Treñas lifted the order which bans the conduct of motorcades in Iloilo City. The banning was made after the city was devastated by Typhoon Frank.

P18. 25 NFA rice still available in 342 outlets in Iloilo

Families that could not afford to buy the P25 per kilo rice being sold by the National Food Authority (NFA) in markets can still access the P18.25 per kilo stocks at 342 NFA accredited outlets in Iloilo.


Asthmatics gather at WVCST gym Aug. 12

Asthma Educational Club members, officers, nurses, doctors and medical representatives will troop to the Western Visayas College of Science & Technology (WVCST) gym on Tuesday, August 12, to commemorate the 13th year glorious celebration of the organization.

Medical team conducts medical mission for Antiqueños

SAN JOSE, Antique -- Thirty-one doctors from the Philippine Urulogist Residents Association in Manila arrived here yesterday morning to conduct a Free Urological Mission to Antiqueños with kidney problems, prostate, hernia, etc.

Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries in Antique avails support

SAN JOSE, Antique – More than 1,081 Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) in three municipalities in the province will avail of Agrarian Reform Infrastructure Support Project Phase III (ARISP-III) under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP).


COA: Cost of New Government Center reasonable

BACOLOD CITY -- Mayor Evelio Leonardia released yesterday the result of the Commission on Audit's (COA) Technical Services evaluation of the contract of agreement between the City Government of Bacolod and Hilmarcs Construction Corporation for the construction of the New Bacolod City Government Center for a cost of P394,957,121.01.

Barangay Felisa residents not consulted on dumpsite acquisition

BACOLOD CITY -- The City Government of Bacolod already paid for the acquisition of the 7-hectare dumpsite in Barangay Felisa here, but it failed to properly consult the officials and the people of the said barangay.

Gov seeks approval of P66.4M Supplemental Budget

BACOLOD CITY -- Negros Occidental Governor Isidro Zayco has requested the Sangguniang Panlalawigan for a supplemental budget amounting to P66,474,238.66 to fund various projects of the provincial government.


Res Gestae
Moonlight but…
Bridging the gap
Rizal as a political scientist
Booster shot for human rights
The Trojan horse
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Life goes on...
Cerebral Combustion
Digging a hole for my demised television ambition


Baldness: Is it a Health Risk?

/ Philip S. Chua


/ Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

No end in sight


The early worm

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Anything under the Sun:
Angel M. Magahum Sr.

/ Atty. Rex Salvilla

Rational Insanity:
Crafty and classy

/ By Bryan Mari Argos


The leader in Jaresh

The leader in Jaresh

During his student days, Jaresh Ng had been a leader in all the organizations he has joined in Saint Paul's University Iloilo where he took up Business Adminitration Major in Management.

Black Party at Flow

Black Party at Flow

Beauty sleep isn't an option for Iloilo City's social scene, especially if it's a glam slam non-stop party given by my favorite watering hole FLOW Resto Bar located at the posh playground, Smallville in Diversion Road.

Bluejay Coffee

Why students love Bluejay Coffee

The rain was quiet heavy as I tried to catch some students hanging out at Bluejay Coffee to get some insights on why they love to drink coffee; spend time, eat good food and enjoy the cozy ambiance of Iloilo’s best coffee shop.

Rotary induction

A Rotary induction and turnover in one

It was a special night for Rotarians last June 13, 2008 because there were two reasons to celebrate. First, it was the induction of the governor of Rotary International District 3850, Emma Nava and the induction of the new president of the Rotary Club of Central Iloilo City,


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