October 21, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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SP sets probe on Capitol sterilizer-scandal

Three major committees of the 9th Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP) firmed up the scheduled investigation on the latest scandal to hit the Iloilo Provincial Government.

Sayson apologizes for Charter Day parade delay

BACOLOD CITY -- Vice Mayor Jude Thaddeus Sayson apologized to the parade participants last Saturday because of the delay caused by uncontrollable human traffic in the highways.

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Resort owners and property developers in Boracay try out the new electric-vehicles.

Resort owners and property developers in Boracay try out the new electric-vehicles.

Cracks in WVMC OB-ward lead to 'evacuation' of patients

Hospital staff and folks of patients at the Obstetrics Ward (OB-WARD) of the Western Visayas Medical Center (WVMC) in Mandurriao helped with 'evacuation' efforts yesterday.


E-vehicles now operate in Boracay

The use of electric -powered vehicles has been launched on Boracay Island as part of efforts to minimize pollution and cut down on fuel consumption.

This is where your taxes go: A look into Capitol's '09 budget

Planned expenditures of the Iloilo Provincial Government is pegged at over P1.1 Billion in 2009. The "fund operation" as categorized are under General Services, Economic Services and Social Services.

DPWH activates 'Lakbay-alalay' program for Nov. 1

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is now gearing up for the expected influx of motorists going home to their respective provinces to commemorate All Saints Day this coming November 1, 2008.

Gov't evaluating impact of global financial crisis on security

The government is monitoring the impact of the world financial crisis on the security situation of the country, according to National Security Adviser Norberto Gonzales.

Complaint Desk put up against GSIS

Public sector employees here are up against how the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) is gambling with their funds. Disgruntled, government employees under Protect our Funds! (PROFUND).


Canadian filmmaker to bring Aswang Festival to Canada

ROXAS CITY – A Canadian filmmaker and international T.V. host wanted to adapt this city's controversial Aswang Festival and hold it in their country.

238 WV pre-school teachers to attend graduate school

Some 238 pre-school teachers from Region VI will be spending their semestral break, October 22-26, in attending classes for a diploma course leading to a master's degree in Early Childhood Education.

Capiceño bags gold at the PPSA National Shooting Competition

ROXAS CITY – A Capiceño shooter bagged a gold trophy in the recently concluded 2008 PPSA National Cong. Bong-Bong Marcos Cup Shooting Competition.


NGC complainant asks COA for separate audit

BACOLOD CITY -- A Bacolod resident who has filed six criminal and six administrative cases against Mayor Evelio Leonardia and 15 other city officials in 2007 for the construction of New Government Center (NGC).

D.A. allows bird, poultry imports from Czech Republic, Denmark & Arkansas

Secretary Arthur Yap of the Department of Agriculture (DA) has issued separate directives lifting the temporary ban on all imports of domestic and wild birds along with poultry and its products from the Czech Republic, Denmark and the American state of Arkansas.

Spain grants support fund for RP farmers

The Spanish Government has affirmed its assistance to flood-affected farming communities in the Philippines.


Tyranny of the exception
Res Gestae
Bridging the gap
The Pangasi Festival of Lanipe, Nueva Valencia, Guimaras
A sandpiper to bring you joy
de los Reyes
Bonafide Text
Remembering my alma mater
Cerebral Combustion
Chances are, Sen. Mar Roxas will


Hero versus Superhero

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Rational Insanity:
Cheap story

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Warning: Asthma Dangers

/ Philip S. Chua

Soap Watch: Iisa Pa Lamang, Garden of Eden in reverse

/ Ma. Zenaida B. French

Masskara Festival, the Negrense way

/ Rodolfo F. Gumabong

Coffee Thursdays:
Melamine and me

/ Paolo Carreon


Knights of Columbus 49th installation

Knights of Columbus 49th installation

The Knights of Columbus Molo Council 5028 held their 49th Installation Ceremonies last Sept. 13, 2008. Dressed in their formal wear, the knights and their ladies, headed by the 32nd Grand Knight, Mike Chin Jr. and Grand Lady Cynthia Chin.

Inauguration of City Mayor's Office

Inauguration of City Mayor's Office

ROXAS CITY – The new City Mayor's Office at the second floor of the Roxas City Hall was recently inaugurated. No other than Judy Araneta-Roxas, mother of Sen. Mar Roxas, was the guest of honor during the occasion.

Bata top 2008 Masskara streetdance contest

Barangays Mandalagan, Bata top 2008 Masskara streetdance contest

BACOLOD CITY -- The Masskara dancers of Barangay Mandalagan was adjudged as 2008 Champion in Streetdance Competition - Open Category after their impressive performance witnessed by foreign and local tourists last Saturday at the Bacolod Public Plaza.

Ilonggos at the 7th Tatler Ball

Ilonggos at the 7th Tatler Ball

Iloilo Correspondent for Philippine Tatler
The glitter of Manila skyline was just a spark of Makati Shangrila when the country's premiere high society magazine Philippine Tatler celebrated their 7th Anniversary


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