January 15, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Dusaban shows document disproving guv, aide's claim

Iloilo Provincial Prosecutor Bernabe Dusaban yesterday showed documents to disprove the claim of Governor Niel Tupas and his aide Manuel Mejorada that they mishandled the drug complaints reaching their office with particular references to the drug charge against one Noli Teope and a drug bust related to a raid in June 2008.

DOJ chief on removal of prosecutors' allowance: It's politically motivated

Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez yesterday scored the removal of subsidy of Iloilo province for provincial prosecutors claiming it was “politically-motivated.”

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The public plaza of Jaro has again turned into a virtual market cum carnival as the renowned Candelaria fiesta nears.

The public plaza of Jaro has again turned into a virtual market cum carnival as the renowned Candelaria fiesta nears.

World Bank, LWUA to help boost MIWD supply capacity in Iloilo

The World Bank and the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) have extended support to the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) here in seeking options to help improve its water supply capacity.

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas said the World Bank through his intervention has given MIWD US$300,000 worth of technical assistance to improve water supply.


PDEA-6 chief welcomes PGMA’s assumption as 'anti-drugs czar'

The director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) regional office in Western Visayas (Region 6) has welcomed President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's move to assume as the “anti-drugs czar” to show her administration's determination to eradicate the drug menace in the country.

PNP 6 assures full security for Dinagyang, Ati-atihan festivals

Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 director Chief Supt. Isagani Cuevas said that more policemen will be fielded to secure the two upcoming religious-cultural festivals in Western Visayas.

Lessen the enemy by 2010, stay apolitical until 2010 and beyond,’ Marquez says

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has identified and set two definite targets and goals as the nation braces for 2010 national elections.


RDC VI meets with Western Visayas representatives

The Advisory Committee of the Regional Development Council (RDC) Region VI chaired by Governor Salvacion Z. Perez of Antique convened its first ever consultative meeting at the Conference Room of Speaker Prospero C. Nograles at the Batasang Pambansa Complex in Quezon City last December 3, 2008.

DA to establish corn postharvest centers in 2 WV towns

Two corn post harvest processing and trading centers in the Western Visayas will be established this year, disclosed the Department of Agriculture (DA) press office.

Capelco axes 3 employees for missing P2M 'collections'

PANITAN, Capiz – Three tellers or cashiers of Capiz Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Capelco) were dismissed from service by the general manager after they were found guilty of taking their daily collection in the amount of 2,022,295.58 from different area offices.


2nd National Children Museum Confab slated Feb. 19-21 in Talisay

BACOLOD CITY -- The Province of Negros Occidental and the Museo sang Bata sa Negros will host the 2nd National conference on Feb. 19-21, 2009 at the Nature's Village Resort hotel in Talisay City.

Measles outbreak in M. Padilla controlled: DOH

The Department of Health (DOH) Western Visayas declared that the measles outbreak in Moises Padilla, Negros Occidental has been controlled.

NGC electric service contract with Ceneco up for approval

BACOLOD CITY -- Mayor Evelio Leonardia yesterday asked the Sangguniang Panglungsod to give him an authority to sign an electric service contract with the Central Negros Electric Cooperative (Ceneco) so that the electrical connection for the New Government Center (NGC) will immediately be installed.


Free spirit?
de los Reyes
Bonafide Text
Animal in U
Joy in our world
Bridging the gap
Leisure activities in Iloilo in the early 1900s
My (Some!) New Year's Resolutions
Res Gestae
He made it, at last..!


Paraw Regatta and motorcycle race

/ Erly C. Garcia

The call of the kudyapi

/ Gail Ilagan

Does force really count?

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

More children need of care

/ Kathy M. Villalon

Prevent Alzheimer's

/ Philip S. Chua

Eye Opener:
Israel chosen nation of God

/ Rodolfo Gumabong


Kinaray-a.com Inc. turns 2

Kinaray-a.com Inc. turns 2

The 2nd anniversary celebration of Kinaray-a.com Inc. was a success. The event was celebrated last December 29, 2008 at St. Anthony’s College's De Witt Hall.


---------------------------------------- The Ms. Iloilo Dinagyang 2009 candidates

The Ms. Iloilo Dinagyang 2009 candidates

With the theme “Musa nga may Kawsa”, the Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation (IDF) through its Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2009 Committee presented its 11 lovely Ilongga beauties vying for the title of Ms. Iloilo Dinagyang 2009 last Tuesday, Jan. 6 at the SM City Event Centre.

Smart, PLDT and the GK Village in Sooc

Smart, PLDT and the GK Village in Sooc

SMART Communications (Smart) gave cheer to 37 families of PLDT-SMART Amazing Gawad Kalinga (GK) Village in Sooc Arevalo, Iloilo when they gave out food packs and household stuff to them.


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