February 02, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Public cautioned on E. coli bacteria-positive 'drinking water'

Four of the ten deep wells used as major source of water-refilling stations in Iloilo City and six from four Iloilo towns have been found positive and contaminated with E. coli Bacteria.

2009 Jaro Queen coronation tonight

For hundreds of years, the heritage rich District of Jaro, the center of religious devotion to the miraculous Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria celebrates its fiesta today February 2.

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People in Bacolod City enjoy the sight of floating “giant swans” at the Capitol lagoon which glows at night.

People in Bacolod City enjoy the sight of floating “giant swans” at the Capitol lagoon which glows at night.

Who is the genuine Ilonggo?

The pre-campaign sorties of Senators Manuel “Mar” Roxas and Manuel Villar in Iloilo have triggered and exchange over who is the “real Ilonggo” between the two presidential aspirants in an apparent bid to woe the Ilonggo vote in 2010 elections.


Salcedo, Garin laud PNP Internal Affairs’ Rapiz indictment, suspension

After all the hullabaloo and dissension caused by the controversial ‘police’ operations of a top cop in Northern Iloilo, officials here welcomed last week’s action from the Police Internal Affairs Office.

Search for best school forest park raises environmental protection among students

The nationwide search for the best school forest park which will be launched on February 5, is a competition among all public high schools and is aimed at promoting environmental consciousness and raise the level of awareness of students in preserving our environment.

Criminal raps filed vs. owner and personnel of posh Boracay resort

Criminal charges have been filed against the owner and employees of a posh resort on Boracay Island over a property ownership dispute on the island-resort.

CLEEP: Main agenda of RDC 6 Executive Committee meeting

The Comprehensive Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program (CLEEP) is the main agenda during the Regional Development Council 6 Expanded Executive Committee Meeting on January 30, 2009 held at NEDA Building, Iloilo City.


Prov'l lawyer belies 'sex scandal' at capitol

ROXAS CITY – Provincial legal counsel Atty. Jose Villanueva strongly denied the alleged “sex scandal” involing male and female capitol employees here.

DOLE 6 ready for the blows of Global Crisis

In response to the possible impact of global financial crisis (GFC), the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Region 6 has stepped up efforts aimed at providing immediate interventions to the affected workers, local or overseas.


NFA to double rice supply to counter price hike of comm'l rice

BACOLOD CITY – National Food Authority (NFA) in the province will double its rice supply starting this week to counter the rising prices of commercial rice.

MV Doulos returns to Bacolod on Feb. 13

BACOLOD CITY -- MV Doulos will return to Bacolod City on February 13 to March 2, 2009 to host the world's largest floating Book Fair.

Flyover construction to begin next month

BACOLOD CITY -- Lone District Representative Monico O. Puentevella confirmed yesterday that the construction of the flyover at the junction of Magsaysay-Araneta streets will commence on March.


de los Reyes
Bonafide Text
Spirituality for our troubled times
On wings of songs, “Yes, we can!”
Bad Breath: Is there a cure?
Bridging the gap
The early years of the Iloilo Dinagyang
My (Some!) New Year's Resolutions


Rational Insanity:
How the ‘it’ kept our culture

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Having a Say

/ Rhea B. Peñaflor

Bull's eye:
Pagcor and PCSO's donations


Press Statement

/ A. Chris Fernandez

Down South:
The peacebuilder takes command

/ Gail Ilagan

Dinagyang of Love

/ Fr. Boy J. Galindez, OSA


Yoly’s Despedida

Yoly’s Despedida

Closer friends within the female Sampaguita Lions Club gathered one night at the posh 21 Restaurant to say hello and goodbye to their fellow lady Lion member Yoly Ballesteros who is set to leave the country.

Duag Ilonggo

Duag Ilonggo

The Alumni Artist Association (WVCST-AAA) held its 4th Annual Exhibit at the Robinsons Place Iloilo. The exhibit entitled “Duag Ilonggo” was headed by its new president, Tito Nobleza.

Media fellowship night by Capelco

Media fellowship night by Capelco

Capiz Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CAPELCO) tendered a Media Fellowship Night last January 21, 2009 for local media men in Capiz. The merry affair was held at the Hercor Pavilion where food, drinks, and jovial interaction among media men were teeming.

Chinese cuisine at The Promenade

Chinese cuisine at The Promenade

The city is abuzz with Chinese New Year extravaganza. A great way to continue celebrating it is a time with your family and friends over lunch at The Promenade's family feast that features Chinese cuisine this Feb. 1, 2009, Sunday.


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