November 17, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Police assure safety of Australian resort operator in Boracay

Police have assured the Australian embassy of the safety of an Australian resort operator involved in a standoff over a property dispute on Boracay Island.

City's P5M declogging machine now in operation

The P5 million declogging machine recently purchased by the city government is expected to help improve the flow of water in the drainage canals. The clogged canals constrict the flow of water which contributes to flooding even in the major streets.

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A worker spruces up the plants inside Iloilo City's historic  Plaza Libertad.

A worker spruces up the plants inside Iloilo City's historic Plaza Libertad. The public plaza is being rehabilitated as it is the city's bet for the "Pretty Plaza, Banwa Gwapa" project of the Metro Iloilo-Guimaras Economic Development Council (MIGEDC).

Scandal rocks CHR 6, top exec, paramour face concubinage, adultery raps

"Thou shall not covet thy neighbor's wife." Especially too if you are a married top official of the government's Commission on Human Rights (CHR), an agency that is supposed to uphold and protect the human rights of others.


City designates selling and buying areas for firecrackers and pyrotechnic materials

The city government here has designated several firecracker zones for the selling and buying of firecrackers and pyrotechnic materials in preparation for the holiday season.

Power firm offers alternative energy for Guimaras

A power firm which is into alternative energy has proposed to set up a bio-mass plant in the island-province of Guimaras. The company has offered 2.5 megawatts of power to augment the power provided by the Guimaras Electric Cooperative (GUIMELCO) to its consumers.

Iloilo contributed in high production of catfish

Iloilo contributed in the national increase of catfish production in the entire country. Iloilo along with Bulacan, Davao City, Laguna and Camarines has a total catfish production of 44.3 percent in the second quarter of 2008.

Local excursionists top arrivals in Guimaras

Local excursionists top the list of visitors in the island-province of Guimaras numbering to more than 100,000 for the past 10 months of the year. Tourism is one of the island's industries aside from its agriculture.

RC of Iloilo West and RC of Ulsan Nambu conduct tree-planting, feeding activities

Officers and members of Rotary Club of Ulsan Nambu (South Korea) visited Iloilo over the weekend to conduct community service activities in partnership with Rotary Club of Iloilo West headed by its president Filoteo "Ting" Palmares III.


Global Peace Festival kicks off today

ROXAS CITY – Global Peace Festival, a three-day affair which will be hosted by the province of Capiz, begins today at the Villareal Stadium.

Sigma SB member again 'missing in action'

ROXAS CITY – A Sangguniang Bayan (SB) member of Sigma, Capiz again has been absent for two consecutive sessions, a few days after he returned from a six months leave.

Brgy. officials, SK head to hold Lakbay Aral

ROXAS CITY – This city's 60 barangay officials and Sangguniang Kabataan chairmen are scheduled to hold a "Lakbay Aral" in Baguio City and Subic this coming December 19-23.

Capiceños count blessings thru Sinadya sa Halaran

ROXAS CITY – Capiceños will rekindle their two most-cherished values – sharing and thanksgiving – when they celebrate Sinadya sa Halaran, Capiz's premier festival, this coming December 4-8.


'The best medical mission in the world'

BACOLOD CITY -- The Aloha Medical Mission was considered as the Best Medical Mission in the world by Provincial Board Member Dr. Melvin Ybañez, chair of the Sanggunian Panlalawigan Committee on Health.

GRIPP eyes biogas digester for Bacolod

BACOLOD CITY -- Green Renewable Independent Power Producer or (GRIPP) recently wrote Mayor Evelio Leonardia reiterating their commitment to complete the components of the Climate Friendly Cities project of which Bacolod is one of the pilot partner cities.

Partnership between City and barangays much needed

BACOLOD CITY -- DENR Assistant Secretary and Solid Waste Management Commission Executive Director Jerry Calderon said that partnership between the city and the barangays is much needed to fast track the solution on the solid waste management concerns of Bacolod City.


We have a sick culture?
Res Gestae
Meeting the grassroots
Bridging the gap
Iliganon, Hiligaynon, Ilong-ilonganon or Ilonggo, which one?
A dream fulfilled
Cerebral Combustion
The friend, the virus and the late-night random musings
de los Reyes
Bonafide Text


Bull's Eye:
Underground call center


Police officers must undergo regular neuro test

/ John Sue

Aphrodisiacs: For Sex Arousal

/ Philip S. Chua

The Culture of "Pagtatakip": Pinoy Politics as Showbiz

/ Ma. Zenaida B. French

Coffee Thursdays:
Migration stories: The good, the bad and the ugly

/ Paolo Carreon

Dinner beside a tombstone

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


AID Foundation opens techno-park

AID Foundation opens techno-park

Bacolod City -- The internationally acclaimed Alternative Indigenous Development Foundation Incorporated (AIDFI) opened recently its Techno-Park.

Alex's Journey

Alex's Journey: Public servant turned farmer

When God closes a door, windows are opened. Such proved very true to Alex Alcarde Centena, public servant of some two decades in an Iloilo town located on the south-central side of the province. Meet him now.

DOLE provides assistance to model boat makers

DOLE provides assistance to model boat makers

The Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office 6 turned over a check amounting to P81,000 and P161,000-worth of equipment to the Guimaras Model Galleon Makers Association last November 5.

Adorable Adobo!

Adorable Adobo!

Unique to Negros Occidental is the celebration of Cinco de Noviembre, now known as Negros Day, which marks Negros' full independence from Spanish rule. And, unique to Silay City is its celebration of Cinco de Noviembre, with its Adobo Festival held annually at the Balay Negrense.


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