January 7, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Robbers kill Aussie bizman in Ajuy; P1.4M worth of cash, jewelry lost

Robbers killed an Australian businessman after taking more than P1.4 million in cash and jewelry inside his home in Ajuy town in Iloilo past midnight Tuesday.

Tupas changes residency

The town of Banate, Iloilo welcomed yesterday its latest resident in Governor Niel Tupas Sr. ending over 75 years of residency in Barotac Viejo, Iloilo.

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Farmer tilling land

A farmer in Calinog, Iloilo tills the land with the use of a mechanized hand tractor in preparation for the planting of crops this season.

Dengue claims life of 11 year-old

The dreaded mosquito-borne disease dengue fever claimed the life of an 11-year old recently, the first recorded case of dengue fatality in the city with the entry of 2009.


SP opening for 2009: Suplico slams guv's EO 1

Sangguniang Panlalawigan's regular session for the year was marked by a scathing speech from Vice Gov. Rolex Suplico addressed to his estranged uncle Gov. Niel Tupas Sr.

Guv junks SP-approved ’09 budget

It is business as usual for the Iloilo Provincial Government following a lengthy holiday break.

Dinagyang organizer starts sell of tickets on Wednesday

Organizers of the 2009 Dinagyang Festival will start to sell tickets to groups or individuals who would like to avail seats at the Iloilo Freedom Grandstand on Wednesday.

Taxpayers told to follow 2007 Revised Revenue Code

City Councilor Antonio Pesina encouraged the city’s taxpayers to pay their taxes based on the computation embodied in the 2007 Revised Revenue Code of Iloilo City. The tax rate contained in the Revised Revenue Code is much lower compared to the existing computation being used by the two city government.

Muscovado millers train on sediment-free sugar production

SAN JOSE, Antique – In pursuit of making Muscovado Sugar Antique’s banner commodity for One-Town-One-Product (OTOP), muscovado millers were trained on Process Control Instrumentation for Muscovado Production.

Iloilo City aims for world record on biggest batchoy bowl

Members of the Iloilo Visitors and Conventions Bureau (ICVB) are aiming for the world record on the biggest batchoy bowl.


RP to have ample rice supply in 2009

ROXAS CITY – The Philippines is expected to be free from rice shortage this year.

Capiz Visitors and Convention Bureau

ROXAS CITYThe Capiz Visitors and Convention Bureau (CVCB) was created by the local businessmen through the support of the Roxas City and Capiz provincial governments to further boost the influx of tourists in the province.

DA to give bigger counterparts to LGUs prioritizing organic agriculture

The Department of Agriculture (DA) will give bigger counterpart resources to municipalities in Western Visayas, which are prioritizing organic farming.


Ceneco to Hilmarc's: Explain illegal tapping

BACOLOD CITY -- Central Negros Electric Cooperative (Ceneco) sent their official communication Monday to Hilmarc's Construction Corporation, contractor of the New Government Center (NGC), asking their explanation on the alleged illegal tapping made by the firm in order to energize the new edifice.

Psychic predictions for 2009 favorable to Cano Tan, Bing L., Sen. Mar

BACOLOD CITY -- Not all has the gift to see the future. A lot of people are interested to know in advance their future and one local psychic laid down her predictions for 2009, be it love, economy and the sizzling of it is the local politics, among others.

Zayco: P194M dev't fund will be spent wisely

BACOLOD CITY -- The provincial government of Negros Occidental this 2009 will implement wise spending on its P194 million development fund.


Our different languages
My (Some!) New Year's Resolutions
de los Reyes
Bonafide Text
A Promise
Bridging the gap
The traditional mode of Christmas celebration in WV
The rule of law
Res Gestae
He made it, at last..!


Old Skul

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Doing things with love

/ Kathy M. Villalon

Rational Insanity:
Annual wishes

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Our collective Stockholm syndrome

/ Gail Ilagan

Eye Opener:
What is in store for the Philippines in 2009?

/ Rodolfo Gumabong

New Year's Wish

/ Aimee Andaya

Cerebral Combustion:

/ Hacel Du-Chua


Prepare the Sirens

Prepare the Sirens

The organization is selling T-shirts online, the proceeds of which, will be used to finance chemotherapy sessions of kids with cancer


To your right please

A magical ballet

The earliest precursors to ballet were lavish entertainments given in the courts of Renaissance Italy. These elaborate spectacles, which united painting, poetry, music, and dancing, took place in large halls that were used also for banquets and balls.

RK Diopeta and his mom with KKK president Dr Cora Martinez.

Sarabia Manor Hotel gives hope to KKK children

Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center, hosted a memorable Christmas party for children with cancer under the care of Mga Kaibigan ng Mga Kabataang May Kanser (KKK) last Dec. 13, 2008. It was also a launching of the hotel's Tree of Hope project.

Not black, not white

Not Black Not White

Babak Niaraki's exhibit “Not Black Not White” received many accolades from critics when it opened at the Crave Restaurant's Gallery recently.



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