November 21, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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NCIP to set up reservation for Aeta community in Boracay

The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) will set up a reservation as a permanent residence for the Ati community on Boracay Island.

Dad wants training for TF Botagoy members

BACOLOD CITY -- Sangguniang Panglungsod Member Alex A. Paglumutan recently passed a resolution calling for a training of the members of the anti-illegal slaughtering task force or Task Force Botagoy by the National Meat Inspection Services (NMIS).

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The sudden closure of this junction of Jalandoni and Delgado streets has resulted to the rerouting of several public utility jeepneys soliciting negative reactions from commuters and drivers alike.

The sudden closure of this junction of Jalandoni and Delgado streets has resulted to the rerouting of several public utility jeepneys soliciting negative reactions from commuters and drivers alike. The closure of this road junction was also assailed by City Councilor Erwin Plagata as it did not pass the approval of the Sangguniang Panglungsod.

VP De Castro, Sec. Cabral here today for groundbreaking of P35M housing project

Vice President Noli de Castro is here today for the groundbreaking ceremony at the San Isidro, Jaro relocation site. The ceremony will signal the start of the construction of the P35 million housing projects funded by the Housing Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC).


Barangay halls must sit on gov't properties

City Mayor Jerry Treñas requested barangay officials asking for infrastructure projects from the city government that they must place the proposed projects in government property. This is to avoid conflict in the future.

Regular city employees to receive P15T extra bonus

Regular City Hall workers are set to receive P15,000 each as extra bonus from the city government this December.

Renewable energy investors in Iloilo today for Confab

Debunking some impressions that there is a dearth of renewable energy (RE) investors in Western Visayas, no less than the top executives of the clean and renewable energy sector trooped to Iloilo City today for the first-ever Renewable Energy Congress at the Grand Ballroom of the Amigo Terrace Hotel, Iloilo City.

IPPO intensifies anti-robbery drive

The Iloilo Provincial Police Office (IPPO) is intensifying its anti-robbery and holdup campaign as it anticipates an increase in crime rate as Christmas season nears.

P500 M worth of donations generated for library hubs

An estimated P500 million worth of donations in the form of infrastructure materials, furniture, computers and additional books were generated by the Department of Education for the 70 Library Hubs all throughout the country.


Allies defend Bolante over Del Rosario's claim

ROXAS CITY – Allies here of former Agriculture Undersecretary Jocelyn "Joc-joc" Bolante defended the latter relative to the claim of Roxas City Congressman Antonio Del Rosario that he turned down the offer of P5 million pesos from the controversial P728 million fertilizer fund.

CSCRO6 leads series of Anti-Red Tape Seminars

To further strengthen its Anti-Red Tape Initiatives, the Civil Service Commission Regional Office No. 6 (CSCRO6) spearheads a series of Anti-Red Tape Orientation-Seminars for Local Government Units (LGUs).

Capiz dad seeks post evaluation of Global Peace Festival

ROXAS CITY – A member of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan wanted to have a post-evaluation of the recently conducted Global Peace Festival hosted by the province of Capiz.

SIFI medical mission held in Pres. Roxas, Capiz

ROXAS CITY -- The Sugar Industry Foundation, Inc. (SIFI) recently conducted its 61st Medical Mission and Feeding Program in Brgy. Culilang, Pres. Roxas, Capiz.


Mayor of newly created city saddened by SC ruling

BACOLOD CITY -- Guihulngan, Negros Oriental Mayor Ernesto Reyes was saddened by the decision of the Supreme Court declaring 'unconstitutional' their town's cityhood together with 15 other new cities in the country.

SP condemns killing of Mindanao radio commentator

BACOLOD CITY -- Former radio broadcasters who are sitting now in Bacolod Sangguniang Panglungsod passed a resolution Wednesday strongly condemning the brutal killing of Aristeo Padrigao, a radio commentator of DXRS Radyo Natin and columnist of Mindanao Monitor Today, of Gingoog City.

Zayco picks Felix as next Noppo chief

BACOLOD CITY -- Gov. Isidro P. Zayco has chosen Senior Supt. Manuel Felix as the next Provincial Director of Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (Noppo).


Of skunks and monkeys
Bridging the gap
The Ilonggo-Bisaya 'komposo' through time
Tough times demand toughness
de los Reyes
Bonafide Text
Res Gestae
Meeting the grassroots


Anxiety or Panic Attack

/ Philip S. Chua

Coffee Thursdays:
Giving in time of global depression

/ Paolo Carreon

Destruction of distraction

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Wayward and Fanciful:
Primal scream

/ Gail Ilagan

Bull's Eye:
Underground call center


Police officers must undergo regular neuro test

/ John Sue


Freska Joins Pink Kitchen

Freska Joins Pink Kitchen

Iloilo's very own culinary wiz Pauline Gorriceta- Banusing of Freska was invited to showcase Ilonggo specialties like Baked Diwal, Chicken Inasal, Steamed Talaba, Batchoy with Puto Manapla and Grilled Managat in the annual Pink Kitchen .

Capiz Emmanuel Hospital turns 100

Capiz Emmanuel Hospital turns 100

Roxas City --- Capiz Emmanuel Hospital (CEH) is celebrating its centennial foundation this year. Founded in 1908, the hospital is the oldest and one of the living legacies of the American Baptist Mission in Capiz. Dr. Frederick Meyer.

Bacolod International Billiard Festival

Bacolod International Billiard Festival

Bacolod City was the destination of billiard aficionados around the country when billiard pros the likes of Efren "Bata" Reyes, Django Bustamante, Dodong Luat, Bebing Gallego, and more pooled into one venue.

Stitching Generations

Stitching Generations: The story of Conchita Gilbaliga

Born while the nation was recovering from the wounds of the Spanish era and succumbing to the wings of the Americans, this turn of history made a little impact in the mountains of Panay where she lived.


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