February 10, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Swindler victimizes 2 elderly inside Capitol

Two elderly women were divested of their money – coins included – right inside the halls of the Iloilo Provincial Capitol.

4 hurt as murder suspect runs wild inside IRC

Four inmates of the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) were rushed to the hospital yesterday following a surprise attack from a fellow inmate facing murder charges.

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Whether there is occasion or not, flowers for sale abound in this corner of the Bacolod City public plaza.

Whether there is occasion or not, flowers for sale abound in this corner of the Bacolod City public plaza.

NPA rebels attack Cojuangco farm

BACOLOD CITY – New People's Army (NPA) rebels attacked a farm owned by businessman Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco in Brgy. Suay, Himamaylan City early morning yesterday.


Health Preparedness for Emergency training to be conducted in Guimaras

The Health Preparedness for Emergency training will be conducted in Guimaras province on Feb. 16-21, 2009, said Office of Civil Defense (OCD) Regional Director Rosario Cabrera.

Communist rebels order attacks on US troops

Communist rebels have ordered an attack on American troops involved in joint military exercises on Panay Island.In an undated e-mailed statement, the Panay Regional committee of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) said the presence of American troops in Capiz and their participation in the 25-day military exercise is an “act of aggression of foreign troops.”

LGU San Jose soaring high as First Class Municipality

SAN JOSE, Antique – Antique’s capital town, San Jose de Buenvista is soaring high as First Class Municipality by virtue of Memorandum Circular No. 01-M(6)-08 of the Department of Finance, said Ofelia B. Miciano Information Officer.


Capiz 2nd Eng'g District on Divino's allegations: Baseless and unfounded

DUMALAG, Capiz – Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) 2nd Engineering District officials strongly denied that local contractors manipulate contracts for government projects.

Red Cross Youth, elects new chapter president

ROXAS CITY – The Philippine National Red Cross Youth-Capiz (PNRCY-Capiz), on February 7 this year, elects new set of Officers for 2009 during its Provincial Congress as inspired by the theme “bringing the youth to a higher level in serving humanity”, held at the Hall of Governors of the Capitol Building, this city.

Sapian: Religious Center of Capiz

ROXAS CITY – The Sapianons have renewed their faith and their fellowship during the 2-day celebration of the 3rdAnniversary of the Meditation Hills of the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes at Sitio Bangkal, Brgy. Maninang, Sapian, this province.


Cano is Kampi bet for congressman

BACOLOD CITY -- Kabalikat ng Mamamayang Pilipino (KAMPI) Regional Chair Rep. Iggy Arroyo, (5th District, Neg. Occ.) said that Land Transportation Office (LTO) NCR Director Ricardo "Cano" Tan is KAMPI's candidate for Congress in the Lone District of Bacolod.

Albee Benitez opens Cyber Library in Silay City

BACOLOD CITY -- Silay City has a new Cyber Library courtesy of the Betty Benitez Bantug (BBB) Foundation.Mr. Albee Benitez, President of BBB, led the inauguration of the Cyber Library in the said city last Saturday.

NPC party intact says Sayson

BACOLOD CITY -- The 2010 elections is still far away but there are already groups who are testing how strong every member of Nationalist People's Coalition (NPC) in Bacolod City are.

UNA mayors off to Macau on March 5-6

BACOLOD CITY – Town and city mayors who are affiliated with the United Negros Alliance (UNA) will go to Macau, China on March 5-6, 2009 to flex muscles in preparation for the 2010 polls.


Divine filiation
Appointment with Love
Bridging the gap
Traditional Ilonggo-Bisayan kitchen utensils
de los Reyes
Bonafide Text
Talking about LOVE once again
Bad Breath: Is there a cure?
My (Some!) New Year's Resolutions


99 checks

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Rational Insanity:
Geriatric Care Essentials: Ten Pointers for Elderly Caregiving

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Open Letter:
Open letter to US Pres. Obama


Having a Say

/ Rhea B. Peñaflor

Change sucks but deal with it

/ Kathy M. Villalon

Bull's eye:
Pagcor and PCSO's donations



A wonderful start

A wonderful start

It was a fabulous Chinese New Year celebration that took place at the Freedom Grandstand recently. There was a display of rich and bright colors, loud sounds coming from varied musical instruments, greetings of peace.



It was a rainy Sunday of February 1st 2009 when the very first “Artekalye” of the Negrense Artists was officially opened at San Agustin Extension, Bacolod City.


Cozy dining at Mojave this Valentine's Day

Cozy dining at Mojave this Valentine's Day

A taste of traditional Filipino ingredients cooked with a twist will be enjoyed by families, lovers and friends (and even the loveless) at Bauhinia Filipino Cuisine on February 13, 14, and 15, 2009.

Passad wins an award in Muebles Paris

Passad wins an award in Muebles Paris

A sofa made by Passad, represented by owner Gemma Larraga-Lee won an award in the Muebles Paris, a satellite show of Maison et Objet, the most prestigious show in Europe.


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