September 8, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Meat dealers decry thievery at new slaughterhouse

Meat vendors and dealers have complained that the animals slaughtered at the city's new slaughterhouse in Barangay Tacas, Jaro already lack parts when returned to them after slaughtering eventually affecting their business.

Apostol on corrupt govt execs, workers: ‘Worst among all criminals'

What could be worse than murderers, rapists, bank robbers and the lowliest of society's scammers and scum?

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Philippine Ports Authority spearheads the expansion of the Fort San Pedro pier
a. chris fernandez

Philippine Ports Authority spearheads the expansion of the Fort San Pedro pier to accommodate more vessels and cargo.

Cebu RTC denies bail for ex-mayor tagged in Hinolan's murder

The Cebu Regional Trial Court has denied an appeal to be granted bail by a former Aklan town mayor accused of gunning down Aklan broadcaster Herson "Boy" Hinolan.


Cops nab 2 suspects in businesswoman's rape-slay

After more than a month police finally arrested two suspects in the rape and murder of a businesswoman residing at the posh Savannah Glen subdivision in Brgy. Abilay, Norte Oton, Iloilo.

Hunt on for drunk driver in 'hit and run' incident

Four members of the barangay tanods (volunteer "civilian police") in Barangay Airport, Mandurriao, Iloilo City fell victims to a hit and run incident.

BSP gives relief assistance to typhoon victims in Leganes, Pavia towns

The Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) headed by its National President Jejomar C. Binay and Secretary General J. Rizal Pangilinan recently gave assistance to selected families affected by typhoon Frank in the towns of Leganes and Pavia, Iloilo.

Iloilo City transit housing for 'Frank' victims ready for occupancy

Some 30 transit housing units are now available for displaced families here after Typhoon Frank destroyed their houses in June this year.

War bombs found in Jaro

Coincidence? Twist of fate?
Call it any other name but yesterday was to be the day of all days for kids at work and play to unearth two vintage bombs in separate occasions in Iloilo City.


Sapian town to host Cooperative Month on Nov. 5

SAPIAN, Capiz – This town under the leadership of Mayor Arturo "Turic" Orosco, Sr., Ph.D will host the yearly Cooperative Month slated on November 5 this year.

DPWH aims for zero potholes in Aklan

Kalibo, Aklan -- The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) here has started its current project of eliminating potholes in the province especially in Kalibo through asphalt overlay.

Agana is new PICE-Capiz prexy

ROXAS CITY – Philippines Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE) - Capiz Chapter has new president in the person of Engr. Edgar Agana.


Dad pushes ban on use of light materials in city's commercial zone

BACOLOD CITY – A city councilor recently passed an ordinance prohibiting the use of light materials such as nipa, cogon, sawali, bamboo and lawanit as roofing and wall of structures within the commercial and industrial zone here.

City Council wants probe on 'ammonia leak'

BACOLOD CITY – The Sangguniang Panglungsod has called on the City Health Office (CHO) and the Environment and Natural Resources Office (ENRO) to conduct an inquiry on the reported leakage of ammonia from the San Miguel Brewery plant in Brgy. Granada here.

Court denies TRO vs. EDC's geothermal project

BACOLOD CITY -- The Regional Trial Court (RTC) here denied the motion for a temporary restraining order (TRO) filed by several groups opposing the geothermal project of Energy Development Corporation (EDC) within the Mt. Kanlaon Natural Park (MKNP) buffer zone.


Love & Kisses after Frank
What's good journalism?
Bridging the gap
Chinese influences in the sugar industry of 19th century WV
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Rebirth of a dormant war
Res Gestae
Tainting the Court of Appeals
Cerebral Combustion
Feel young, stay young


Killing Time in a Crowded Park

/ PJoanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

Bariatric surgery

/ Philip S. Chua, MD,

AFP's heroic role on containing unrest in Mindanao

/ Raphael Locario

'A Very Special Love' & 'For the First Time': Two Reviews

/ Ma. Zenaida B. French

Eye Opener:
The turbulent month of August

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Anything Under the Sun:
Scientists of West Visayas (2)

/ Atty. Rex S. Salvilla


Fashion show for the benefit of children with cancer

Fashion show for the benefit of children with cancer

Get ready for the most exciting fashion and musical event of the year. KKK (Mga Kaibigan ng mga Kabataang may Kanser) presents Fashionata (A Night of Fashion, Music and Dance).

Rhea and Aron's wedding day

Rhea and Aron's wedding day

Rhea Celiz and Aron Salmorin met 16 years ago. Four years later, they got married through civil rites in New York City. On their 12th year together, the couple was united in the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony.

UPV and Linggo ng Wika at SM City Iloilo

UPV and Linggo ng Wika at SM City Iloilo

SM City Iloilo celebrated Linggo ng Wika last August and one of its exciting events in line with this is a competition among the students of the University of the Philippines High School-Iloilo.

Danielle Ann Lastimoso

Danielle Ann Lastimoso's Birhtday

Roxas City --- Cute and spunky Danielle Ann Del Rosario-Lastimoso celebrated her third birthday with a party prepared by her parents in their beach-front residence in Barangay Dumolog here.


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