January 22, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Pols dodge posters ban, flood Iloilo City with ‘greetings’

Rumored presidentiables have found a way to skirt around the unwritten rule against political posturing during the Dinagyang Festival.

Tribu Hamili to be allowed to perform but...

The Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI) will allow Tribu Hamili to participate in the Ati tribes competition this Sunday provided “they shall be the last performer.”

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Workers have started to construct the stage at performance area number four along Iznart Street as the Dinagyang festival highlights approaches.

Workers have started to construct the stage at performance area number four along Iznart Street as the Dinagyang festival highlights approaches.

Gov't to release P100M to RPA-ABB

The government will release around P100 million to the breakaway rebel group Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPA-ABB) for development projects in villages in Western Visayas.


Good governance seminar at Grand Hotel

To promote genuine and lasting change in our government by promoting transparency, social accountability and people empowerment, the West Visayas State University College of Arts and Sciences Masters in Public Governance together with National Movement of Young Legislators – Iloilo Chapter will be conducting a seminar on Ethical Leadership: Genuine Change for Good Governance on January 21-22, 2009 at the Iloilo Grand Hotel, Iloilo City.

Seaman takes life in Guimaras farm

Tragedy struck a family of a returning sea-based Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) following Tuesday’s grim discovery of his lifeless body.An apparent case of suicide, the incident occurred in Jordan, Guimaras with the victim identified as a 47 year-old resident of Quintin Salas, Jaro, Iloilo City.

Cops identify gay murder victim

Police in the Province of Antique now have the identity of a 20 year-old gay murdered in Barangay Poblacion, Municipality of Hamtic.The killing took place early Tuesday morning with ensuing police investigation unvcovering yet more details surrounding the incident.

City has yet to release P1.5M financial assistance to IDFI

The city government has yet to release the remaining P1.5 million of the P3 million they pledged to the Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI) as financial assistance for the 2009 Dinagyang festival.

Moncal to assume as City Police OIC

The police official who figured in the controversial Capitol siege in January 17, 2007 is set to assume as the officer-in-charge of the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO). His assignment is welcomed by Mayor Jerry Treñas.


Ardivilla is top performer in Capiz SP ordinances

ROXAS CITY – Board Member Gilbert Ardivilla has topped authored resolutions in the Capiz Provincial Board covering period January 1 – December 30, 2008.

PNP Chief set to visit Capiz

ROXAS CITY – Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Jesus Versoza is set to visit Capiz in February this year.

Arrest warrant out for hazing suspects

ROXAS CITY –The Regional Trial Court (RTC) Mambusao has issued a warrant of arrest dated January 15, 2009 against the eight suspects who were involved in violating Republic Act 8049 or Anti-Hazing Act in Relation to Art 249 of Revised Penal Code or Homicide.


Bacolod City supports National Arts Month

The Sanggunian Panlungsod last week passed a resolution supporting the observance of the whole month of February as National Arts Month in Bacolod City which is highlighted in the national level by the holding of the Philippine International Arts Festival 2009.

Zamora assails Ceneco GM for violating compromise deal

BACOLOD CITY -- City Legal Officer Atty. Allan Zamora yesterday assailed the move of Central Negros Electric Cooperative (Ceneco) General Manager Erlo Sajo in refusing to approve the application of the City Government to acquire electrical connection for the New Government Center.

Dad urges further study on construction of flyover

BACOLOD CITY -- Funeral Parlor owner Councilor Catalino Alisbo proposed a resolution yesterday requesting Mayor Evelio Leonardia to commission the Department of Architecture and Fine Arts of La Consolacion College through its dean to make further study on the construction of the flyover on the junction of Burgos-Lacson streets here.


Sense of beginning
de los Reyes
Bonafide Text
Pit Senior!
Bridging the gap
The prominence of Iloilo in farming in early times
The son also rises
Ruptured Aneurysm
My (Some!) New Year's Resolutions


PAGCOR’s Genuino

/ Alain Russ Dimzon

Bottled mishaps

/ Alain Russ Dimzon

When you're ready

/ Kathy M. Villalon

“Where did I come from?”

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Rational Insanity:
Planning or working abroad? Hear me first

/ Bryan Mari Argos


IBC's heart for children

IBC's heart for children

In the yesteryears, they slept on sidewalks and lazily roamed around the city streets. Many elementary and high school students cut classes so they could help their family look for many, to provide for their daily meals.

Rotary Club of Metro Roxas - Central

Rotary Club of Metro Roxas - Central

2008 was a busy year for ROXAS CITY METRO ROXAS-CENTRAL because of the various service programs and projects that they have undertaken for the Capicenos.


Hope For Waste

Hope For Waste

Since September 3, 2008, a sleeping giant became alive again at the Calajunan Dumpsite in Iloilo City. Since that day an ongoing test-run recovers Alternative Fuel Resources (AFR) from the waste stream for 100 days.

Love and happiness, the way of Yoga

Love and happiness, the way of Yoga

This is probably the most dynamic century of human existence. But, we only have a lifetime to live. Are we living it the way we want it to be? Are we happy?


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