October 1, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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'SP probe body rules Rapiz is 'clear and present danger' to Iloilo

After seven witnesses, numerous sworn statements and series of testimonies, the "Berdugo" probe of the Committee on Public Order and Security disclosed its findings. With First District Board Member Richard Garin committee chair taking the lead, the findings were blunt and direct – the committee solely relied on witnesses'.

PGMA to open 29th Masskara in Bacolod plaza today

BACOLOD CITY -- President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will be the special guest of the 29thMasskara Opening Ceremony which will be held at the Bacolod City public plaza today.

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Senator Loren Legarda and Japanese Ambassador Makoto Katsura drop the time capsule to launch the construction of P5 million

Senator Loren Legarda and Japanese Ambassador Makoto Katsura drop the time capsule to launch the construction of P5 million core shelter project for typhoon Frank victims where the Japanese Government donated $80,000 for barangays Bugo and Trinidad in San Remigio and Brgy. Sido in Sibalom.  Also in attendance are Governor Salvacion Z. Perez, Vice Governor Rhodora Cadiao and Mayor Elizabeth Coloso of San Remigio.

CASA's ‘Project Co-Gen’: 'Power' to the people yet when?

Central Azucarera de San Antonio (CASA), a major player in the nation's world of business. Antonio Steven L. Chan, CASA president and recently honored as one of the Most Inspiring Ilonggo Entrepreneurs.


Panlilio seeks church help over recall threat

Pampanga Governor Ed Panlilio yesterday asked the different archdioceses to join the thousands of people who signed a manifesto supporting him in the wake of the recall moves initiated by his detractors.

700 apply for PNP Attrition Recruitment Program

Police Regional Office 6 receives for evaluation around 700 applications for Police Officers 1 (PO1) position under the 2nd Phase of the PNP Attrition Recruitment Program. 

Philippine politics is like a dirty toilet

For Catholic priest and Pampanga Gov. Eddie "Among" Panlilio there is a need to reclaim God's place in politics as Philippine politics is now "like a dirty toilet which has to be cleaned." As such, he said there is a need to prepare lay people for good governance.

DA-DepEd to conduct poster making contest

Elementary pupils who are enrolled at present in Grades IV to VI can join the nationwide on-the-spot poster making contest to be conducted by the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Education on October 6, 2008 at the DA Conference Room.

Jaro social workers celebrate Family Day

A forum on 'The Role of Authority in the Family' marked the Family Day celebration of City Social Welfare Development Office – Jaro District II, Iloilo City, Monday (Sept. 29).


IPHO allays public fears on Filariasis

ROXAS CITY – Department of Health-Integrated Provincial Health Office (DOH-IPHO) dispelled stories that Filariasis is on alarming state in the town of Tapaz. It called on the people not to panic as the said disease is curable.

BFP yet to determine cause of Green Bank fire

ROXAS CITY – The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) is still investigating the cause of the fire that razed the entire Green Bank Sunday night along Boulevard here.

Capiz walk to converge at stadium

ROXAS CITY – Thousands of Capiceños are expected to join and converge at the Villareal Stadium here on October 3 for the yearly Alay Lakad activity to generate funds that will be channeled to the various activities of the out-of-school youth (OSY) here.


EDC project on MKNP buffer zone has negligible effect on biodiversity

Energy Development Corporation (EDC) yesterday stressed that the project development at the Mt. Kanlaon National Park (MKNP) buffer zone will have negligible effects on the overall biodiversity due to the size of the area which is 17% (29. ha.) of the 169-hectare buffer zone and 0.1% of the park.

Capitol honors 2008 Provincial Awardees for Service Excellence

BACOLOD CITY -- The Provincial Government of Negros Occidental honored this year's Provincial Awardees and Nominees for Service Excellence in an awarding ceremony held at the Capitol Social Hall, Friday.

Council seeks Escudero's help in flood control project

BACOLOD CITY – The Sangguniang Panglungsod of Bacolod City recently passed a resolution requesting Senator Francis "Chiz" Escudero to grant or extend financial assistance in the amount of P10 million to be used as additional fund for the city's flood control program.


de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
It's about the NASSPHIL
Nourishing our unity of life
Bridging the gap
Ilonggo migration and the rise of towns in northern Negros
Res Gestae
Sealed with facts
The scavengers of Florvel
Cerebral Combustion
Chances are, Sen. Mar Roxas will


Eye Opener:
Perilous times around the world

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Cerebral Combustion:
Hugyaw Panay Bukidnon

/ Hacel Du-Chua

Letter to the editor:
Not baseless and misleading


Rational Insanity:
Ten things that will tell you that you are getting older

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Bypass better than plasty

/ Philip S. Chua, MD,

Soap Watch on Primetime: Dyosa

/ Ma. Zenaida B. French

Coffee Thursdays:
Returning to crisis

/ Paolo Carreon

Anything Under the Sun:
Surrender our will to God

/ Atty. Rex S. Salvilla


Massskara Festival opens today

Massskara Festival opens today

The 29th Masskara Festival will be declared open today by no less than President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. This is the first time in the festival's history that the President of the Republic will grace the opening of the festival.

The Campus Fashionista finalists

The Campus Fashionista finalists

Campus Fashionista is Robinsons Place Iloilo's search for the newest faces to invade the ramp. It aims to discover the newest models to redefine the Ilonggo beauty.

Fr. Manny at 43

Fr. Manny at 43

Morning of August 28 was not an ordinary day for the Ateneans. Hundreds of students, teachers, staff, parents, and alumni of Ateneo de Iloilo gathered in the main quadrangle of the blue-and-white school in celebration of one spectacular event: School president Fr. Manny Uy's 43rd birthday!

Katuwang Sang May Kasablagan

Katuwang Sang May Kasablagan: Helping one child, one day at a time

Graduate students of the West Visayas State University (WVSU) Masters of Education recently banded in pursuit of a shared goal.


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