February 12, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Defensor Jr. pushes for Agri-eco zone instead of convention center

Another solid no has been declared by a member of the 9th Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP) on the now infamous P350 million planned convention center.

The latest to re-echo his stand is Third District Board Member Arthur Defensor Jr., chair of the Committee of the Whole tasked then to conduct legislative investigation on the proposed project.

Carlo’s Bakeshop back to serve with the goodness Iloilo loves

Just in time for the Love month, here's a special treat for all.

Carlo’s Bakeshop reopens its doors on a bigger and better store. And with the promise of the goodness that Iloilo loves too!

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A traffic auxiliary posted under the Gen. Luna-Valeria overpass.

A traffic auxiliary posted under the Gen. Luna-Valeria overpass. The city government and the Land Transportation Office currently have a misunderstanding over who has the legal authority to confiscate drivers license and issue temporary operator's permit on violators of traffic laws.

PNP to probe rising rape cases in Aklan

KALIBO, Aklan -- Aklan Provincial Police Director Sr. Supt. Clarence Guinto had ordered a full-scale investigation into the rising rape cases in the province for nearly two months.


New LTO chief orders suspension of checkpoints

Newly-installed Land Transportation Office (LTO) Chief Arturo Lomibao on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all checkpoints being conducted in Luzon, pending the result of the performance evaluation, to find out if said checkpoints are necessary.

Lifestyle-related diseases toll 35 million

The Department of Health disclosed that every year, 35 million deaths globally are caused by Non-Communicable Diseases or NCD.

Roxas provides legal support to pre-need planholders

Liberal President Senator Mar Roxas yesterday announced that he will give legal support to plan holders who are desperately running after their hard-earned savings that were squandered by certain pre-need companies.

2 young Pinoy mathletes invited to prestigious Canadian Math tilt

Two Filipino highschool students were invited to participate in one of the most elite math competition overseas, the 2009 Canadian Mathematical Olympiad (CMO).


Overloaded cargo trucks destroy concrete roads -- DPWH

DUMALAG, Capiz – Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) 2nd Engineering District revealed that the overloaded ten-wheeler cargo trucks are the one destroying our concrete roads.

69 Capiz water systems completed in 2008

ROXAS CITY -- An additional almost half a million Filipinos in the provinces have been given access to clean drinking water supply in 2008.

Aklan to stage first-ever 'Concert at the Park'

KALIBO -- The province of Aklan will be staging its first-ever "Concert at the Park" here at the Goding Ramos Park on Saturday, February 14, Valentines Day.


City extends business permit renewal to Feb. 28

BACOLOD CITY -- After Mayor Evelio Leonardia requested yesterday for the deferment of the imposition of the New Revenue Code, the Sangguniang Panglungsod also approved the request of the Local Chief Executive.

Kabankalan domestic airport to finish in 2014

BACOLOD CITY -- Year 2014 will be the great year for the City of Kabankalan because of the scheduled completion of its P600-million domestic airport located four kilometers northeast of Kabankalan City proper in Barangay Hilamonan.

Bacolod lands top 5 in the 10 next wave cities for ICT

BACOLOD CITY -- City Administrator Dr. Roger Balo was designated by Mayor Evelio Leonardia as presentor for Bacolod City in the Nine e-Services Global Sourcing Conference and Exhibition held at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia in Pasay City, February 9, 2009.


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


Eye Opener:
Love thy enemy

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

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


Change sucks but deal with it

/ Kathy M. Villalon

Having a Say

/ Rhea B. Peñaflor


Hearts Feast @ Maki and Freska!

Hearts Feast @ Maki and Freska!

Love is definitely in the air this Month of Hearts. And a better way to captivate your special someone is to treat them to a feast of the best dishes in town. Planning for an enjoyable date this Valentine’s Day without putting a hole in your budget?

Love and romance at Carlitos'

Love and romance at Carlitos'

Consider this scenario on Valentine's Day. A taste of your comfort food while listening to romantic music amid the cool breeze brought about by the suburban air. And the company of the people you cherish most.

Rachel Alejandro Inlove at SM City Iloilo

Rachel Alejandro Inlove at SM City Iloilo

With a meteoric reign as one of Asia’s sought-after pop icons, Rachel has garnered a resume that boasts of just about every avenue of creative artistry, singer, dancer, stage and movie actor, writer and producer.

Date Night at AMALFI

Date Night at AMALFI

Every aspiring Romeo has to start somewhere and what better day to start the wooing and the romancing then on Valentine’s Day. And so, if you don’t want to be called an amateur in the realm of romance and love.


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