November 25, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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CBCP scores revival of cha-cha moves thru Con-ass

The influential Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) yesterday voiced its opposition to the renewed moves by congressmen to amend the Constitution through a Constituent Assembly (Con-ass) and called on the people to "watch, critique and denounce the manipulations of government."

Dinagyang 2009: On Higher Ground

The Dinagyang 2009 festival will evolve in its tagline "On Higher Ground" with new innovations to further add color in the yearly festival in honor of Senior Sto. Niño. The festival will be officially launched on December 1.

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A man rides his bicycle fully laden with colorful Christmas lanterns which he sells in the different barangays in the city.

A man rides his bicycle fully laden with colorful Christmas lanterns which he sells in the different barangays in the city.

Lagdameo declines JDV offer to turn over P500T 'bribe money'

Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) President and Jaro Archbishop Angel Lagdameo yesterday declined the offer of former House Speaker Jose De Venecia to turn-over to the archbishop the alleged P500,000 bribe money from Malacañang in exchange for his support of the weak impeachment complaint filed against the President last year.


People are unappreciative of PGMA—Sec. Gonzalez

Department of Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez Sr. made it appear the Filipinos are ingrate over the favors and several projects provided by the Arroyo administration towards the Filipino nation.

ICPO to observe energy conservation measures this Yuletide season

In compliance with the memorandum order of Mayor Jerry Treñas on the energy conservation measures of the city government this Christmas season, all police precincts and offices under the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) are ordered to refrain from putting "high powered Christmas lights and decorations."

Coscolluela to present design of P465M proposed city hall building

Architect Willie Coscolluela will present today the proposed plan for the construction of a seven-storey new city hall building to the officials of the city government. The recent estimates for the construction cost reached to P465,039,000.

DFA mobile passport service goes to WV towns

The regional office of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) based in this city is set to conduct its Mobile Passport Service in some municipalities of Western Visayas.


Peace advocate calls for moral revolution

ROXAS CITY – "We've got to clean up our culture, and clean up our manners. Our quest to transform crisis and conflict into opportunity and peace depends on how we treat each other."

Capiz business sector lauds Global Peace Festival

ROXAS CITY – The Capiz business sector believe that the recently concluded Global Peace Festival-Visayas held on November 17 – 19 here boosted local tourism and has created a positive image.

Sen. Roxas leads fight vs. cha-cha, says ally

ROXAS CITY – Reacting on the news item published in this paper yesterday where one businessman urged Sen. Mar Roxas to show his stand on the cha-cha issue, an ally of the senator said that the Ilonggo senator ever since stands firm against charter change.


New Noppo chief vows to serve Negros well

BACOLOD CITY -- Newly-installed Negros Occidental Provincial Police (Noppo) Director Senior Supt. Manuel Felix vowed to serve well the people of Negros Occidental.

City to contest Bredco's alleged 25-year permit to operate from PPA

BACOLOD CITY -- The city government has still a lot of remedies despite the alleged issuance of Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) of Bredco's permit to operate the port.

City mulls additional relocation site for squatters

BACOLOD CITY -- Bacolod Housing Authority head Mrs. Josephine Segundino confirmed recently that the Landbanking Committee had already submitted a recommendation to Mayor Evelio Leonardia to acquire additional properties to be converted into relocation site.


Try prayer
Bridging the gap
The Ilonggo-Bisaya komposo through time
Of skunks and monkeys
de los Reyes
Bonafide Text
Res Gestae
Meeting the grassroots


Wayward and Fanciful:
Editing an editor

/ Gail Ilagan

Childish & immature

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Rational Insanity:
Pulong Binalaybay: An insider's review

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Anxiety or Panic Attack

/ Philip S. Chua

Coffee Thursdays:
Giving in time of global depression

/ Paolo Carreon

Bull's Eye:
Underground call center


Police officers must undergo regular neuro test

/ John Sue


Shop for Charity

Shop for Charity

The idea of having a Christmas Bazaar in Iloilo City was born out of guilt. The typhoon Frank aftermath still haunted me not because my families were victims too but because I know that I am sitting comfortably on a cushioned chair with a roof above my head.

Stars of hope

Stars of hope

Christmas celebration is undoubtedly the longest and merriest occasion to Filipinos. Starting as early as September until the first week of January the following year, for the Philippines is predominated by Christians.

The New Amigo Plaza Mall

The New Amigo Plaza Mall

A new Amigo Plaza is reborn to serve Ilonggos better. The renovated mall boasts of a new, stylish and energized look in an effort to become the premier shopping, dining and entertainment center in IloIlo.

A Mythical Birthday

A Mythical Birthday

All the gods and goddesses were in great jubilation at Mt. Olympus sending forth all their gifts of best wishes - beauty, good health and happiness, when one of their favorite modern goddesses, Charmaine turned 18.


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