November 11, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Cenro: Uprooting of trees in ISCOF Dumangas lawful

Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro)-Barotac Nuevo chief Bing Garnace said their's nothing illegal in the uprooting of the more than 400 mahogany trees inside Iloilo State College of Fisheries (ISCOF) – Dumangas.

Jail officer confirms high profile inmates went out of jail but...

A senior security officer of the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) yesterday confirmed the three inmates considered as "high profile" at the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) went out of jail first week of November, the same time intelligence personnel spotted alleged kidnap for ransom group (KFR) in a subdivision in La Paz.

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Haulers unload liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tanks from a truck in downtown Iloilo.

Haulers unload liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tanks from a truck in downtown Iloilo. Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes recently lambasted manufacturers for their slow reaction on price cut calls.

Meat inspector in hot water over 'hot meat'

BACOLOD CITY – A meat inspector of the City Veterinary Office is in hot water after his failure to issue an "order of condemnation" to the "hot meat" confiscated in a public market in Brgy. Bata Friday last week.


Gov't dispels apprehension of HK investors in Boracay

The government yesterday assured foreign and local investors on Boracay Island that there properties will not be taken away as a result of a recent Supreme Court ruling affirming a presidential proclamation that the island is public land.

SP body finds Maasin Ordinance ultra vires

A municipal Ordinance seeking to grant tax amnesty to real property owners in Maasin, Iloilo was deemed invalid by the Committee on Ways and Means of the 9thIloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP).

'Do investors need to pass RDC?' question puzzles Treñas

The discussion on the proposed construction of a coal-fired power plant is expected to heat up as Mayor Jerry Treñas requested the National Economic Development Agency (NEDA) to provide him with guidelines that require investors to present their proposed investment to the Regional Development Council (RDC).

Bizgroup optimistic over Dinagyang prospects

Business groups in the city are excited for the staging of the Dinagyang 2009 festival with the recent signing of the Memorandum of Agreement between the Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Incorporated (IDFI) and city government here.

Rojas urges budget cuts on Capitol aid to prosecutors, fears influence of thugs

Legislative deliberations on the 2009 proposed Executive Budget of the Iloilo Provincial Government posed yet more reservations and questions from members of the Provincial Board.


CSC-Capiz reminds on office dress code compliance

ROXAS CITY -- The Civil Service Commission (CSC) – Capiz Provincial Office is reminding all government officials and employees to comply with the prescribed workplace dress code.

Del Rosario hatches another LP wing?

ROXAS CITY – Is Capiz 1st District Congressman Antonio del Rosaro hatching another Liberal Party (LP) wing against City Mayor Vicente Bermejo?

Antique PNP launches 'Scubasurero' to protect fragile coral reefs

SAN JOSE, Antique – Pursuant to the PNP's national campaign in the protection of the environment and enforcement of environmental laws over provincial territorial waters like sea and rivers to include laws and ordinances that have been set forth to preserve, protect and enhance the environment and natural resources.

Guard facing charges for mauling wife in front of mistress' house

ROXAS CITY – A security guard here is facing charges after he has beaten his legal wife black and blue in front of his mistress's house.


Newly created BBH board to meet Thursday

BACOLOD CITY -- The Bacolod Boys Home (BBH) Governing Board will meet Thursday to discuss things regarding the management, programs and operation of the institution.

More pro-poor programs under new budget

BACOLOD CITY -- Mayor Evelio Leonardia confirmed recently that under the proposed P1.1 billion budget next year, more projects and pro-poor programs will be delivered aside from the newly constructed New Government Center.

Gov't workers push for P3T salary hike

Thousands of public sector employees participated in a protest rally in Bacolod yesterday afternoon to push for the P3,000 salary increase.


History cycles and providence
IPRA for Terry
de los Reyes
Bonafide Text
Res Gestae
Cooperatives, major economic player
Bridging the gap
The Jaro plaza as a heritage gem
Cerebral Combustion
Chances are, Sen. Mar Roxas will


Dinner beside a tombstone

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Inconsiderate police personnel, if not inefficient PNP recruitment process

/ John Sue

Bull's Eye:


An inconvenient Truth: A retrospect

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

Wayward and Fanciful:
A different kind of war

/ Gail Ilagan

Eye Opener:
How do we get out of debt?

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

An inconvenient Truth: A retrospect

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

Appetite Control

/ Philip S. Chua

The American Elections 2008

/ Ma. Zenaida B. French


ABBA's Mr. and Ms. HRS 2008

ABBA's Mr. and Ms. HRS 2008

ABBA Institute of Technology Inc. does not only pride itself of quality education but also of students who are well-rounded – attractive, intelligent and confident.

Dressed to Thrill!

Dressed to Thrill!

If you didn't know where the music thumped, where the lights blinked, and where the people gathered last October 31, 2008, then you missed out on Mu Shu Restaurant and Bar's hip Halloween party.


PanuLce: The sweets stop in Roxas City

PanuLce is a food business entity established in October 1995 through talent, hard work, and sheer determination by its founders and owners, Jerel and Yeyeng Angon.

Al Cinco de Noviembre in Bago City

Al Cinco de Noviembre in Bago City

Bago City celebrated Al Cinco de Noviembre last Wednesday in commemoration of the liberation of Negros Occidental from the Spaniards one hundred ten years ago.


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