August 11, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Capiz PNP readies witnesses' accounts as Cuevas oversees probe

Witnesses in Thursday's killing of broadcaster Martin Roxas have now come out to testify and make official said witness accounts before police investigators.

As such, the Capiz Provincial Police Office (CPPO) are expected to file today the sworn affidavits before the prosecutor's office in Roxas City, Capiz.

DOJ chief orders deeper probe on Capiz radioman's killing

Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez yesterday ordered law-enforcement agencies to investigate thoroughly the killing of Capiz broadcaster Martin Roxas.

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supporters and other members of the media light a candle during a holy mass at St. Clement's

Radio Mindanao Network (RMN) Iloilo personnel, their supporters and other members of the media light a candle during a holy mass at St. Clement's church last Friday offered for slain RMN Roxas anchorman Martin Roxas and Dennis Cuesta of RMN General Santos who was also shot and died last Saturday.

DENR sues 4 men for cutting of century-old narra tree

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has filed a criminal complaint against four persons including a DENR official for the illegal cutting of a century-old narra tree inside the Bulabog Putian National Park in Dingle town in Iloilo.


Two years after: Guimaras showing recovery from impact of oil spill

GUIMARAS, ISLAND—Two years after a massive oil spill hit this island-province, officials and experts said that the island is showing recovery and coping from the impact of the calamity.

City council vows full support to new ICPO chief

The members of the Sangguniang Panglungsod will extend the same support they gave to former Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) director Senior Supt. Wesley Barayuga with newly-installed city police director Senior Supt. Bartolome Tobias.

Lawyer to question redistricting of city in Senate

A topnotch Ilonggo lawyer said that the passage of House Bill 4256, a bill which seeks to reapportion Iloilo City into two districts, is violative of the Local Government Code (LGC).


Gokongwei China Scholars to visit CPU

August 11, three days after the Opening Ceremonies of the Beijing Olympics 2008, the Gokongwei Brothers Foundation China Scholars will visit Central Philippine University to share their insights and experiences in Beijing during their 10-month scholarship program.

Capiz top cop commends outstanding 'Mamang Pulis'

ROXAS CITY -- Capiz Police Director Senior Supt. Josepheus Angan has already presented at least 50 commendations to recognize the good work and accomplishments Mamang Pulis and Aleng Pulis in the province.

CSC-Aklan reschedules exam due to 'Frank'

KALIBO, Aklan -- Muddied application forms of would-be takers of the Civil Service Professional and Sub-Professional examinations of Aklan as well as the utter destruction of files and office equipment of the Civil Service Commission (CSC).


City creates Post-Abattoir Inspection Task Force

BACOLOD CITY -- The city government has warned Bacoleños against "hot meat" that are being sold in the markets.

Bago City wins nutrition award

BACOLOD CITY -- Bago City in Negros Occidental received its third National Exemplary Award for "Pabasa sa Nutrisyon" from the Philippine Association of Nutrition at rites recently held at the Xavier Sports and Country Club in Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental.

MOA on breeding, dairy station signed

KABANKALAN CITY -- A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for putting up a breeding and dairy station in Kabankalan City was signed during the Charter Day program at the public plaza recently.


Res Gestae
Yes Club: 'Soon to Open'
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


The Twilight Zone: Part 1

/ Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

Rational Insanity:
I don't know how to cook

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

Baldness: Is it a Health Risk?

/ Philip S. Chua

No end in sight


The early worm

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Anything under the Sun:
Angel M. Magahum Sr.

/ Atty. Rex Salvilla


A Place of Wellness

A Place of Wellness

The first Healing Center and Medical Spa in Negros recently opened at The Doctors Hospital here in Bacolod City. The blessing was done by Fr. Romeo Tumonog Jr. and attended by the Abueg family, Medical Director Dr. Rafael Jocson, and top physicians of the city.

Donna Casio

Donna Casio: Bringing quality news to Capiz

The News Today is enjoying a steady rise in patronage in Capiz Province in over a month of its operations there. In terms of visibility, the paper is number one in Capiz. Thanks to the dedication of the men and women of TNT, including Donna Casio, its Capiz Bureau Chief.

Malay flavors at Rasa Saya

Malay flavors at Rasa Saya

Malaysian cuisine is another melting pot of other cultures' gastronomic fares. It is mostly influenced by the Chinese, Indians, Peranakans, Portugese and the Thais. Thus, it presents an interplay of sweet and spice, which is surely a treat for other Asians, including Ilonggos.

Mutya ng Sapian 2008

Mutya ng Sapian 2008

The Mutya ng Sapian coronation night was spectacular with the presence of Las Piñas City Rep. Cynthia Villar, wife of Senate President Manny Villar, who crowned Princesa Ma. Deness Dayao Dela Torre at the town’s civic center.


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