December 10, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Possible misuse of P8-B typhoon rehab fund feared

A militant fisherfolk alliance has raised concern over the possible misuse of the P8-billion rehabilitation fund for areas in Western Visayas ravaged by typhoon Frank.

Italy's RP envoy graces Taos Puso 20th Family Day

Taos Puso Foundation Incorporated (TPFI) of beloved Ilonggo couple, Albertito and Emily Lopez marks its 20th year today.

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The sidewalks of Iloilo City have started to become crowded as stalls selling various stuffs begin to sprout.

The sidewalks of Iloilo City have started to become crowded as stalls selling various stuffs begin to sprout. Some people start shopping for gift materials to avoid the rush.

No more P10 add-on starting Dec. 15

Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) 6 Regional Director Porfirio Clavel reminds taxi operators and drivers of the suspension of the P10 add-on rate among taxi cabs starting Monday, December 15, 2008.


Telecom firms reduce budget for Dinagyang 2009

The global financial crisis has tremendously affected the amount of sponsorships extended by the two giant telecommunication firms in the country to the Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI) for next year's Dinagyang Festival.

260 new PNP recruits in W. Visayas take oath of office

Altogether, 260 newly- recruited police non-commissioned officers (PNCOs) in Western Visayas took their oath of office before the Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) director, Chief Supt. Isagani Cuevas, in a simple ceremony held at Camp Martin Delgado Monday afternoon.

Number of cases of human rights violation filed with CHR declines

Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Regional Director David Bermudo said the number of cases on violations of Human Rights in 2008 has declined when compared to last year's more than 100 cases.

Rat infestation reported in two Iloilo towns

Two towns in Iloilo province have reported rat infestation attacking palay to be harvested. Iloilo Provincial Agriculture Office Crops Division Chief Reynaldo Osano said the towns of Estancia and Batad in the fifth district reported the rat infestation.


CSC Capiz accepts application for brgy official eligibility

ROXAS CITY – The Civil Service Commission (CSC) Capiz Field Office has launched an all-out campaign to accommodate the application for barangay official eligibility.

Mambusao mayor explains absence from 'Sinadya sa Halaran' opening

MAMBUSAO, Capiz – Mayor Jose "Joe" Alba of this town clarified that he failed to attend the opening of the province's biggest festival Sinadya sa Halaran 2008 last week due to flash floods caused by the bad weather condition.

Panay town retains title as cleanest and greenest town

ROXAS CITY – For the second time around, Panay town is still the winner in the recently concluded Gawad Pangulo sa Kapaligiran (GPK) 2008.

RDC 6 honors outstanding Capiceña teacher

ROXAS CITYThe Regional Development Council (RDC) – 6 has awarded a plaque of recognition to Capiceña public school teacher for being one of the awardees of the 2008 Metrobank Foundation Search for Outstanding Teachers.


Diwal harvesters in Valladolid slam Mayor for unfair competition

BACOLOD CITY -- More than 200 fisherfolk or harvesters of "diwal" or angel wings led by Brgy. Capt. Melecio Mailim of Poblacion, Valladolid are up in arms against their town mayor Rommel Yogore.

BTA urged to impose 'truck ban' along Sum-ag Road

BACOLOD CITY -- Vice Mayor Jude Thaddeus Sayson, in today's session, would be asking the Bacolod Traffic Authority (BTA) to impose a truck ban along CEGASCO - Sum-ag Road while the rehabilitation of the national road by the Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) is ongoing.


de los Reyes
Bonafide Text
Res Gestae
He made it, at last..!
"A Brother Like That"
Bridging the gap
Air transportation in Iloilo in the 1930s
The Spirit of Filipinoness in the Land of Santa Claus


Lawmakers must focus in strengthening Philippine economy

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

When Grandpa stopped smoking

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Congratulations to 260 police recruits

/ John Sue

Eye Opener:
Narrow is the gate to heaven

/ Rodolfo Gumabong

Anthrax and bio-terrorism

/ Philip S. Chua

Coffee Thursday:
2008: In personal reflection

/ Paolo Carreon

Cerebral Combustion:
Falling out of love???

/ Hacel Du-Chua


Experience Korean food at ASINAYO

Experience Korean food at ASINAYO Korean Restaurant & Bar

With the influx of Korean students here in Iloilo City studying the English language also comes the proliferation of Korean restaurants. Have you tried Korean food? If you haven't, better try it because for sure you will really like it.

Youth in Sports

Youth in Sports: The 34th Sto. Ninio de Guinsang-an Basketball and Football Tournament

Basketball and football enthusiasts gathered to participate in the 34th Sto. Ninio de Guinsang-an Basketball and Football Tournament. This event started last November 29 and will culminate on December 31, 2008.

Capiz Lions Club Induction

Capiz Lions Club Induction

Roxas City --- The induction of the new sets of officers of the Capiz Lions Club was held last Friday, November 28 at the Governors Hall of the Capiz Provincial Capitol here.


Barbie and the Diamond Castle

Barbie and the Diamond Castle

Robinsons Place Bacolod presents Barbie and the Diamond Castle, an enchanting outdoor animated show that will run until the 3rd day of January next year.



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