October 8, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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New witness tags mayor as gunman of Aklan broadcaster

A second witness has identified a former Aklan town mayor as the alleged gunman of slain Aklan broadcaster Herson "Boy" Hinolan.

State Prosecutor Hazel Valdez of the Department of Justice's Task Force 211 said Marijoe Icamina testified at the Cebu Regional Trial Court Branch 16 on Monday pointing at former Lezo town mayor Alfredo "Fred" Arcenio as the lone gunman who shot Hinolan last November 13, 2004.

Inventory of Church assets, money, prior to exit called

The call for transparency, accountability and integrity is true not only in government but the Catholic Church hierarchy as well.

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Church and military officials sign the memorandum of understanding creating of the Church-Military Advisory Group (CMAG)

Church and military officials sign the memorandum of understanding creating of the Church-Military Advisory Group (CMAG) – Panay yesterday at the Archbishop's Palace. CMAG-Panay aims to foster harmonious relationship and cooperation between the Church and the Military in order to achieve sustained peace and development. From left: Very Rev. Fortunato M. Abiera, D.D. of the Diocese of Antique; Col. Gerardo Layug, Deputy Brigade Commander of the 301st Brigade; Archbishop Angel Lagdameo D.D. of the Archdiocese of Jaro; Brig. Gen. Josue Gaverza Jr, Commander of 303rd Brigade; Bishop Leopoldo Tumulak D.D. and Most Rev. Jose Romeo Lazo, D.D. of the Diocese of Aklan.

District police chiefs given chance to improve performance

Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) OIC Director Senior Supt. Bartolome Tobias said district police chiefs who ranked below in terms of operation and management of their respective police precincts would be given the chance to improve their performance.


Jaro Archdiocese effects transfer of 40 priests

Forty Catholic Churches and Parishes within the Archdiocese of Jaro will have new Parish Priests effective November.

28 milk products found negative for melamine -- BFAD

OIC-Director Ariel I. Valencia of the Department of Health-Center for Health and Development Western Visayas disclosed that per result of the laboratory tests conducted by the Bureau of Food and Drugs (BFAD).

DTI warns consumers over substandard X'mas lights

The holiday season is almost here and retail stores have started displaying and selling Christmas lights and decors.


Panitan Liga caretaker becomes full-fledged president

PANITAN, Capiz – The caretaker of this town's Liga ng mga Barangay (LnB) Punong Barangay Ignacio Deocampo of Brgy. Capagao has become a full-fledged president after he won in the toss coin to break the tie in the raucous special election held last Monday.

Suspended village chief secures TRO

PANITAN, Capiz – Punong Barangay Dante Delmindo of Brgy. Quios here was able to vote in last Monday's special election of the Liga ng mga Barangay Panitan Chapter.


Due process delays resolution of Capitol's missing rice issue

BACOLOD CITY – The promise of finishing the investigation on the missing rice issue as early as September by the Provincial Legal Office has never been realized because of "due process".

Province bags two national tourism awards

BACOLOD CITY -- The Panaad sa Negros Festival and the Provincial Tourism Week Celebration of the Province of Negros Occidental were respectively awarded during the Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines (ATOP) Convention at the Sarabia Manor Hotel, Iloilo City recently.

DILG Sec. Puno guest speaker in Charter Day

BACOLOD CITY -- Interior and Local Government Secretary Ronaldo Puno will be the guest speaker in the Charter Day celebration of Bacolod City on October 19, said Mayor Evelio R. Leonardia.


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


Cerebral Combustion:
First MMA in Iloilo 'Unleashed' a success

/ Hacel Du-Chua

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


A walk for breast cancer awareness set Oct. 11

A walk for breast cancer awareness set Oct. 11

It is during the month of October that the Breast Cancer Awareness is being done. Dubbed as Pink October, it is on this month that several activities to promote awareness for breast cancer, one of the leading cause of death for women as well as efforts on early detection.

Lolo and Lola at home in SM City Iloilo

Lolo and Lola at home in SM City Iloilo

SM City Iloilo gave tribute to senior citizens with a series of events that specially catered to them and also provided a worthwhile experience for the young.

The Outstanding Physician

The Outstanding Physician: Dr. Egidio Elio's service to humanity

Dr. Egidio "Dong" Elio is among the ten recipients of this year's The Outstanding Filipino Physicians (TOFP) Award. The formal awarding ceremony was held at the Manila Hotel on September 29 with Health Secretary Hon. Francisco Duque III as guest of honor.

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.


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