August 20, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Vice Gov slams gov's acts anew, hits ‘classic' brand of politics

"I know Governor (Niel) Tupas. I know his brand of politics. I know that he is the classic professional politician. I know that he has no other visible means of livelihood aside from politics.

Guimaras solon to pass bill excluding the province from country's mine sites

Guimaras Representative JC Rahman Nava is planning to sponsor a bill before the House of Representatives seeking for the exclusion of the island-province of Guimaras from the country's list of mining sites.

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Task Force Bangon Panay headed by Presidential Assistant

Task Force Bangon Panay headed by Presidential Assistant for Western Visayas Raul Banias briefs the members of the media about the progress of the rehabilitation activities being done on the devastation left by typhoon Frank.

'Slain officer a perfectionist who wanted to excel in everything that he does'

In a final act of love, Lt. Col. Angel Benitez sent a text message to his wife in Iloilo City on Sunday, just hours before he was killed by Moro rebels in Lanao. "Ma, I'm sorry for the all the pains I brought you," he said to Maria Elena or "Cookie."


Today is National Day of Mourning for Media

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines, Freedom Fund for Filipino Journalists, Radio Mindanao Network, and other media organizations will wear black and join the nationally-coordinated action today, August 20.

Iloilo Bantay Dagat apprehends illegal fishermen

The Iloilo Provincial Bantay Dagat Task Force recently apprehended 11 fishermen illegally fishing in the municipal water of Concepcion town in the fifth district.

Rapiz snubs SP probe as counsel calls SP body ‘improper, incompetent forum'

Police Chief Inspector Leroy Rapiz, supposed main character of an ongoing investigation in the Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP) was a no-show in yesterday's proceedings.

New moves for charter change won't succeed—Pichay

Former Surigao Del Sur Representative Prospero Pichay believe new attempts by the Arroyo administration to amend the 1987 Constitution will not succeed.


Slain broadcaster to be buried Aug. 24

ROXAS City – Murdered Radio Mindanao Network (RMN) dyVR anchorman Martin Roxas will be finally laid to rest on Sunday, August 24, at around 2 p.m. in the public cemetery of Maayon, Capiz.

Quezon City treasurer donates P2-M for beautification of Panay plaza

PANAY, Capiz – The treasurer of Quezon City donated P2 million pesos from his personal funds to be used in beautifying the town's public plaza in honor of his mother.

3 municipalities selected for GREAT Women project

Three municipalities in the province of Iloilo were selected as pilot towns for Gender Responsive Economic Action for the Transformation (GREAT) of Women Project in a meeting with the National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW) representatives last week.


Negros Occidental sends police team to Mindanao; military on stand by

A team of policemen from the Negros Occidental Provincial Police Office (NOPPO) went to North Cotabato to augment the government forces in a clash with a renegade group of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front.

Peace education takes off

The inclusion of peace education in basic Education and Teacher Education is now institutionalized with the signing of the implementing rules and regulations participated in by Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Hermogenes Esperon, Jr., Education Secretary Jeslie Lapus and Press Secretary Jesus Dureza.

WV to culminate Disaster Consciousness Month celebration

Western Visayas will culminate the Disaster Consciousness Month celebration with a program to be graced by Office of Civil Defense (OCD) Deputy Administrator Anthony Golez on Aug. 21.

Project OYSTER helps OSYs get jobs

In step with President Arroyo's SONA goal, the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) reported that 98,184 out-of-school youths (OSY) have been employed in various capacities through the barangays across the country since 2002.


Learning inter-subjectivity
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Remembering Ninoy
Res Gestae
YES Club: 'Soon to Open'
Bridging the gap
Some issues and concerns on Bisayan history
A birthday party like no other
Cerebral Combustion
Chronicles of a jealous wife


The MoA, the Cha Cha, and the U.S. Ambassador

/ Benjie Oliveros

Olympian Jackstone

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Siftings :
That "Mamma Mia"/ ABBA Feeling; A Film Review and The Iloilo Sarswela For All Seasons

/ Ma. Zenaida B. French

The Twilight Zone: Part 2

/ Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

Rational Insanity:

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Damaging to business



Annie's dance

Annie's dance: Annie Divinagracia Sartorio talks about her passion for dancing, her school and family

Annie Divinagracia Sartorio is a famous personality in the field of dance. She is the directress of the Annie Divinagracia Sartorio School of Performing Arts, which teaches classical ballet. She is married to Joren Fuerte Sartorio.

Althea B. Gay

Althea Gay's debut

Althea B. Gay celebrated her debut in an extraordinary way. "I attended many debuts and I learned that most of them are the same; the typical girly stuff, with princesses or fairytales," she said.

Carmeli Varela

Gracious entertaining by: Carmeli Varela

Since she was young, Carmeli Teves Varela loved to cook. This is because she and her sister had been watching their mother create great food masterpieces in the kitchen. "I remembered clicking on the spatula all the time," she said.

WOFEX 2008

WOFEX 2008: The ultimate food show experience

The 8th International Exposition on Worldwide Food and Beverage, Technologies and Machineries, dubbed as Wofex 2008 (World Food Expo), was held at the World Trade Center, Manila last August 6 to 9, 2008.


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