December 29, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Panay rebels warn of more attacks; Army downplays threat

Communist rebels on Panay Island said they expanded their forces three-folds since 2001 as it vowed to intensify attacks against government troops.

Defensor-Garin tandem up for Iloilo?

It is never too early to talk politics. Or so it seems as the holiday break was marked by talks of a Capitol comeback for one of Iloilo's highly-respected public official.

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A portion of Luzurriaga Street in Bacolod City filled with fruit stands have become crowded as people rush to buy round fruits for the New Year's Eve.

A portion of Luzurriaga Street in Bacolod City filled with fruit stands have become crowded as people rush to buy round fruits for the New Year's Eve.(Inset) In contrast, stalls selling firecrackers and pyrotechnics in an open space in Iznart Street, Iloilo City don't quite attract buyers.

Yearender: The good and the bad of 2008

The year 2008 will forever be etched in the minds and hearts of Western Visayas residents where they faced one of the worst tragedies that tested their resiliency, compassion and faith.


Suplico to Tupas, Capitol heads: 'Reimburse BHW food, transpo expense'

Vice Governor Rolex Suplico as a New Year's Day appeal" issued a similar message for his uncle, Governor Niel Tupas and top officials of the Iloilo Provincial Government.

DAR signs MOA with DPWH, NIA for project implementation

Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently reported that it signed an agreement with partner agencies to further boost the implementation of the Agrarian Reform Infrastructure Support Project Phase III (ARISP III), a foreign assisted project, in the country.

Police: Very peaceful Christmas in Iloilo City

It was a very peaceful Christmas Day celebration. This was the assessment of Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) chief, Supt. Eugenio Espejo after getting a report from his seven district police station commanders regarding the peace and order situation during Christmas Day, December 25.


Aklan indigents get 'Handog Pamasko' from prov'l government

KALIBO, AKLAN -- The provincial government of Aklan through Governor Carlito Marquez extended assistance to the province' indigents throughout the province through "Handog Pamasko" in the form of food packs.

Capiz, NCCA present 'Grand Binayle' Dec. 30

ROXAS CITY A "Grand Binayle" will culminate the province's 1st Capiz Dance Season on December 30 at the Provincial Park here.

'Gulayan ng Masa' program benefits far-flung barangays, schools

More than 10,000 barangays and over 2,000 schools have benefited from the Gulayan ng Masa Program in Western Visayas, as of date.


Winners: 1st Bacolod Music Festival competition

A Philippine Councilors' League Bacolod City Chapter sponsored music festival was held at the SM City Mall, December 20, Saturday.

Bacolod's budget for 2009: P1.1 billion

BACOLOD CITY -- Sangguniang Panglungsod of Bacolod City recently approved P1.1 billion Annual Budget for 2009 after it was endorsed for third and final reading by Councilor Al Victor Espino Chairman of the Committee on Appropriation and Finance.


Good and evil reversed
Pasko Na! American Style
Bridging the gap
The traditional mode of Christmas celebration in WV
The rule of law
de los Reyes
Bonafide Text
Top 10
Res Gestae
He made it, at last..!


Rational Insanity:
A post holiday review

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Cerebral Combustion:

/ Hacel Du-Chua

Reason for the Season

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Open Letter:
An Open Letter on the P23M Cash Gift for Iloilo's Barangay Health Workerss



/ Philip S. Chua

Coffee Thursdays:
Home for Christmas: Yearnings of Filipinos overseas

/ Paolo Carreon


A Beauty Full Night

A Beauty Full Night

The ever active civic club, the Zonta International District 17 Area 3 had their Welcome Party recently at the Kalantiao Hall of Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center. It was a glamorous affair attended by Zontians from different parts of the country.

Gift giving from the Rotary Club of Iloilo City

Gift giving from the Rotary Club of Iloilo City

The Rotary Club of Iloilo City celebrated their Christmas party together with the students and teachers of West Visayas Sanitarium Elementary School at Iloilo Golf and Country Club, Santa Barbara Iloilo, on Dec. 15, 2008.

Abracadabra at Asilo de Molo

Abracadabra at Asilo de Molo

"I can do magic, I believe in magic, Magic is my life." The Philippine Brotherhood of Magicians presented Abracadabra at Asilo de Molo grounds. It was a magical extravaganza and a gift giving event in cooperation of SK Federation office, City Host Lion Club, Archageli Magni and The News Today.

A Christmas Costume Party!

A Christmas Costume Party!: For the Apostleship of Prayer, Sta. Maria Parish Church

To break free from the usual routine of everybody, members of the Apostleship of Prayer of the Sta. Maria Parish Church, donned their best costumes and held a Christmas party like no other.


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