August 27, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Motorcycle group to fight LTO's AO 2008-015

An association of motorcycle enthusiasts in the city is preparing to seek remedy from the court should the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will impose Administrative Order 2008-015 prescribing the rules and regulations for the use and operation of motorcycles on highways comes September 1, 2008.

C130 plane bound for Iloilo crashes, 9 crew feared dead

A military transport aircraft bound for Iloilo City crashed Monday evening in the sea waters off Davao City. Two pilots and seven crewmen of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) are feared dead with debris in the crash site confirmed seen yesterday morning.

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Pedicab drivers wait for passengers

Pedicab drivers wait for passengers in one corner of downtown Iloilo City. Pedicabs (locally known as traysikad) continues to traverse the city's major streets despite an ordinance prohibiting them from doing so.

Treñas sees DENR approval of coal-fired power plant project

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas has lauded the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) for taking action on the application for environmental compliance certificate (ECC) of the Global Business Power Corporation (GBPC) to put up a 164-mw coal fired power plant here.

Secretary Jose L. Atienza during his visit here Friday committed to sign the approval of the ECC upon his return to Manila.

The mayor said he was pleased with the action as he hoped that the plant will become operational in 2010 when the city is projected to experience power shortage.


Journalists call for better and safer working conditions

TAGAYTAY CITY—Amid the continuing killing of media persons, journalists have called for better and safer working conditions for members of the press.

DTI says lifting of 60-day price freeze did not give much headache

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on Tuesday said that it did not have much headache as expected after the 60-day lifting of the price freeze following the declaration of the state of calamity by the provinces in Panay island.

TF Bangon Panay asks PGMA to certify as urgent bill Paglaum Fund

The Task Force Bangon Panay has asked President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo during their last Monday’s brief meeting at the New Iloilo Airport here to certify as urgent House Bill No. 4824 which requests for the Paglaum (Hope) Fund.

Gawad Kalinga offers housing unit to mother of slain marine corporal

The Gawad Kalinga (GK) has offered one housing unit to Sonia Abeto, the mother of slain Marine Cpl. Angelo Abeto who was killed in an encounter with members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in Tipo-Tipo, Basilan.

CPU alumni homecoming and general assembly meeting

The CPU Alumni Association (CPUAAI) Inc., led by its president, Atty. Von Lovel D. Bedona is in the thick of preparations for the forthcoming alumni homecoming and general assembly meeting of the alumni of Central Philippine University.


Thousands attend Black Nazarene procession

SAPIAN, Capiz – Some five thousand people from different places attended the procession of the original image of the Jesus Nazarene of Quiapo last Friday here.

10T Capiceño students to take NCAE

ROXAS CITY -- Some 61 testing centers in Capiz are ready for the nationwide career examination today (Aug. 27).

DENR assures thorough study of mining applications in Guimaras

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has committed to make a thorough review of all mining applications in the island province of Guimaras.


'Lucky' beneficiary gets financial aid from Pagcor 10 times

BACOLOD CITY – Rossini Rosales must be the luckiest job order employee at the Bacolod City Hall. This is because he was able to receive a total of P138,500 financial assistance from the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor).

Vice Mayor to critics: Stop spreading false information

BACOLOD CITY -- Vice Mayor Jude Thaddeus Sayson yesterday challenged all those behind the criticism that some councilors benefited from big transactions like the New Government Center,

Gov't exec urges technical graduates to 'build dreams here'

BACOLOD CITY -- A government official here rallied graduates of technical courses to explore entrepreneurial opportunities in the country employing the skills they have acquired from the training.


Res Gestae
Ready or not?
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Why not Cha-cha?
Meant to serve
NUPL-Iloilo: lawyers for the people
Bridging the gap
The Filipino language as spirit of national identity
Cerebral Combustion
Desperate housewives make the country billions richer


Bien Lumbera and his crusade for 'Wikang Filipino'

/ Ma. Zenaida B. French

Bull's Eye :
San Isidro housing project

/ Ma. Zenaida B. French

Confessions of a red ballpen

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Rational Insanity:


Talking points on sporadic MILF attacks

/ Raphael Locario


St. Scholasticas Academy

A black and white evening

The St. Scholasticas Academy Batch 2000 recently held their reunion at the mansion of commercial model Alexis Abello. The ladies of this exclusive school looked gorgeous in their black and white outfits, the color of the day.

Blue Skies at Ford

Blue Skies at Ford

After the storm comes clear, blue skies.
It's like that with Ford Motors, which held a party for its valued clients who were affected by the flood when typhoon Frank hit Western Visayas.

Susan Marie Liao

Susan Marie Liao: Desinging her life the better way

Susan Marie Liao is an artist at heart, a Christ-centered person, friendly, understanding, loving, thoughtful, determined, and a person who is always full of new ideas whether for business or for myself.

Filamer Christian College

Filamer Christian College celebrates 104th foundation

Roxas City – The Filamer Christian College here will be celebrating its 104th Foundation Anniversary Celebration on August 26-29, 2008 with this year's theme: "FCC @104: Inspired by the Founders' Legacy, we journey to excellence."


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