October 7, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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'Stay put,' Dela Paz orders amidst SP discord on Rapiz

No marching orders will be issued on one of Iloilo's top cop declared "Persona non Grata" by the 9thIloilo Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP).

After 9 months: CHO records 102 dengue cases in city

The City Health Office (CHO) has recorded 102 dengue cases with three casualties for the past nine months. The district of Lapaz posted the highest number of dengue cases from among the six districts of the city.

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Newly-harvested palay being dried under the heat of the sun using the road.

ONLY IN THE PHILIPPINES. Newly-harvested palay being dried under the heat of the sun using the road as drying pavement is a common sight in the rural communities of the Philippines like the above photo taken in Lal-lo, Cagayan Valley.

Ilonggo inventor builds 'unsinkable' rescue boat

For years, Mariano Griño toyed with the idea of building an unsinkable rescue boat that could continue floating even if damaged.


Ilonggos must be proud of Dinagyang—Treñas

City Mayor Jerry Treñas is very happy on the achievement of the Dinagyang Festival after it again took the title Best Tourism Event in the country for three consecutive years.

'We are winning the war vs illegal fishing,' Concepcion mayor declares

No truth to reports of renewed rampant illegal fishing in Northern Iloilo or at least, within the territorial jurisdiction of coastal town, Concepcion.

'Mikey' to help push for conversion of Estancia college into 'university'

Efforts to upgrade and convert one of Iloilo's state colleges into a university got a welcomed backing from no less than the President's son.

Statistical exhibit opens today

The Regional Statistical Coordination Committee (RSCC) in Western Visayas has put up a Statistical Exhibit which will open today, October 7, 2008 at the Ground Floor of the Robinson's Place Iloilo.


Capiz spices up 'Sabado nights' with dance extravaganza

ROXAS CITY Every Saturday night a dance extravaganza is being held at the Capiz Provincial Park here as part of the 1stCapiz Dance Season.

RC of Metro Roxas Central's impromptu public speaking contest successful

ROXAS CITY – Rotary Club of Metro Roxas Central sponsored the "Voice of the Youth: An impromptu public speaking contest in plain English" last Saturday at Gaisano Mall.

Youth club holds basketball tourney

ROXAS CITY—The Roxas City Basketball Youth Club launched last Saturday, October 4, a basketball tournament dubbed as "Powell Del Cup".


Gasataya: City now ready for safe closure plan of old dumpsite

BACOLOD CITY -- Sangguniang Panglungsod Member Greg Gasataya confirmed yesterday that the solid waste management committee is now implementing the safe closure and rehabilitation plan on the old dumpsite in Brgy. Felisa.

Puentevella on HB 3306: Nothing to fear if you are fair

BACOLOD CITY -- Bacolod Lone District Rep. Monico Puentevella, author of the controversial right to reply bill (House Bill No. 3306), said responsible and fair media entities have no reason to be afraid because the main purpose of the bill is only to level the playing field in journalism.


Give reason for your hope
Res Gestae
Long live Rapiz! Long live Dela Paz!
Bridging the gap
Ilonggo migration and the rise of towns in northern Negros
A call in the night
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
It's about the NASSPHIL
Cerebral Combustion
Chances are, Sen. Mar Roxas will


Be prepared: Getting ready for red days

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Becoming unbecoming

/ Jyh Ming Gonzales

Brain tumors from cellphones?

/ Philip S. Chua, MD,

The National Laity Week Celebration

/ Ma. Zenaida B. French

Coffee Thursdays:
The world without

/ Paolo Carreon

Eye Opener:
Perilous times around the world

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Cerebral Combustion:
Hugyaw Panay Bukidnon

/ Hacel Du-Chua


Gerald and Jane's union

Gerald and Jane's union

Love. No matter what the distance, always finds a way. Gerald Chua, based in Singapore for the Overseas Chinese Banking Corporation and Jane Lozarita, a bank manager here, had their love blessed by God as they exchanged wedding vows at the San Agustin Church.

My secret cupcakes

My secret cupcakes

The secret is out. Specifically, the secret to the Militante family's cooking has been shared to the public through the coming out of My Secret Cupcakes.

Night out at Grandville

Night out at Grandville

Grandville Entertainment Bloc, the hip night spot in Roxas City now, was visited by The News Today (TNT) family. Located in Arnaldo Boulevard, Grandville is a compound of several restaurants and entertainment destinations such as Area One, West Bar, Ce Brew Café, and Red Sun Restaurant.

Robinsons Place Bacolod: Gateway to the Masskara Festival

Robinsons Place Bacolod: Gateway to the Masskara Festival

Robinsons Place Bacolod held the official lighting of its Gateway to Masskara Festival last Oct. 3, 2008. It will welcome tourists and Negrenses to Bacolod, making it as another attraction to the Masskara Celebration.


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