February 04, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Water-borne diseases on the rise, says BM Napulan

First District Board Member Mac Napulan is appealing to the general public and management of all water-refilling stations to heed Health officials’ plea for water analysis.

Ordinance requiring CCTV cameras for hotels mulled

City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas yesterday confirmed that he told City Councilor Ely Estante to study the possibility of passing an ordinance requiring hotels to have close circuit television (CCTV) cameras for the protection of their clients.

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Newly-installed City Director of Iloilo City Police Office Senior Supt. Melvin Mongcal gets his first directives from City Mayor Jerry Treñas during a courtesy call yesterday.

Newly-installed City Director of Iloilo City Police Office Senior Supt. Melvin Mongcal gets his first directives from City Mayor Jerry Treñas during a courtesy call yesterday.

Capitol execs prohibited from attending Suplico probe

Yesterday’s scheduled probe by the Committee on Justice, Good Government and Human Rights had to be canceled. And from the looks of it, permanently, too.


2 cops on 'PRO6’s Finest' list

They are considered as the cream of the crop of Police Regional Office (PRO) 6.Police Senior Inspector Lourdes Banzuelo and Police Officer III Shella Mae Sangrines, after having been adjudged as among the Ten Outstanding Policewomen of the Philippines (TOPWP) for 2008, are now in the PRO 6’s Finest list.

Fridays Boracay denies assaulting guards of neighboring resort

The management of a posh resort on Boracay Island has denied that its employees assaulted security guards of a resort being constructed adjacent to its property.

1st resource management confab starts today

The first-ever congress on resource management will be held in Iloilo’s Sarabia Hotel and Convention Center on February 4-7, 2009.

Be the 43rd Ilonggo Metrobank Outstanding Teacher Awardee

The Search is on for the 2009 Metrobank Foundation Search for Outstanding Teachers. It is open to all full time teachers in the elementary, secondary and higher education levels for both public and private schools in the country, who have been actively teaching in the Philippines for the last ten years.


CHEd exec to grace WVPRISAA Meet

ROXAS CITY – About 2,000 delegations composed of athletes, coaches, trainers, chaperons, officials and guests are expected to grace the opening salvo of the Western Visayas Private Schools Athletic Association (WVPRISAA) Regional Athletic and Cultural Meet today, February 4, at St. Anthony’s College-Antique (SAC) Football Field, San Jose de Buena Vista, Antique.

Antique PNP celebrates 18th Foundation Day

SAN JOSE, Antique -- The Antique Police Provincial Office (APPO) celebrates the 18th Foundation Day with the theme "Pambansang Pulisya: Kaagapay ng Mamamayan sa Kapayapan at Kaunlaran".


City eyes review of new Revenue Code

BACOLOD CITY – Mayor Evelio Leonardia requested the Sangguniang Panglungsod through City Councilor Dindo Ramos, chair of committee on laws, to review the amended version of the Revenue Code of Bacolod City which recently received complaints from the business sector.

P3-M training for work scholarship for Bacoleños

BACOLOD CITY -- Rep. Monico O. Puentevella (Bacolod City Lone Dist.) announces the opening of more than 400 job-directed training scholarships for qualified jobless Bacoleños who are willing to undergo the required training hours.


A big bang for dressing
On wings of songs, “Yes, we can!”
de los Reyes
Bonafide Text
Talking about LOVE once again
Bad Breath: Is there a cure?
Bridging the gap
The early years of the Iloilo Dinagyang
My (Some!) New Year's Resolutions


Obama and Ina

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Change sucks but deal with it

/ Kathy M. Argos

Open Letter:
Open letter to US Pres. Obama


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



3K marathon for Feast of Sr. San Blas

3K marathon for Feast of Sr. San Blas

Some 150 participants joined the yearly Feast of San Blas 3k marathon held in Barangay Malaiba, San Jose de Buenavista, Antique. The event was organized by Leonardo Guanzon, resident of the said barangay.

The 'mama' behind Monyeka Festival

The 'mama' behind Monyeka Festival: Varvin Hope Simone Hiñola

The Monyeka Festival airing weeknights at Campus Radio, GMA has gained a huge following. Why? Credit it to Mama Monyeka (Varvin Hope Simone Hiñola in real life) --- frank, alert, happy and has an endless vocabulary of funny words and antics that only a few can imitate.

One Fine Dinner Party

One Fine Dinner Party

The Strawberry House of society maven Norma Padilla -Rosales located at the busy General Luna St. came alive on Sunday of Dinagyang Week when the family hosted once again their annual thanksgiving dinner to guests of more than one hundred and fifty close friends and relatives.

SM's Greenbag

SM's Greenbag

SM City Iloilo and other SM malls nationwide joined hands to save Mother Earth by launching the reusable Green Bag last Jan. 16, 2009. The Green Bag is a non-woven fabric bag made of 100 percent polypropylene and designed by renowned Filipino artist Manuel Baldemor.


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