February 17, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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LTO agrees to deputize Iloilo city traffic aides

The conflict between the Iloilo city government and the Land Transportation Office (LTO) has finally been settled with the mediation of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG).

US troops join civic action in Capiz

Despite threats from the New People's Army (NPA), American military trainers participated in yesterday's civic action in Jamindan town, Capiz.

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A traffic auxiliary directs traffic flow at the Arroyo Fountain rotonda in Iloilo City.

A traffic auxiliary directs traffic flow at the Arroyo Fountain rotonda in Iloilo City.

Leonardia, et. al. face graft raps anew

BACOLOD CITY – City Mayor Evelio Leonardia and other city officials are again facing graft charges in the Office of the Ombudsman Visayas relative to the procurement of 1,000 pieces of collegiate armchairs worth P950,000.


Slain broadcaster received so many threats

CEBU CITY-- “We received so many threats that we lost count.” This was how a colleague of slain Aklan broadcaster Herson “Boy” Hinolan yesterday recounted the death threats received by Hinolan and his colleagues at Bombo Radyo Kalibo.

Sicogon farmers gain support from militant groups

Members of the militant Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) – Panay here expressed support to the struggle for land of the displaced families in Sicogon Island, Carles, Illoilo.

20,000 cops have no guns

The Philippine National Police will acquire more guns to address the shortage of government-issued firearms among police officers nationwide.

Iloilo’s Paraw Regatta Festival kicks off

Major activities in line with Iloilo’s 37th Paraw Regatta Festival officially kicked off Monday.


Bonnet wearing motorcycle man threatens local TV reporter

ROXAS CITY – A motorcycle man in a bonnet threatened a local TV reporter while on his way home with his elementary grade son.

Jocjoc's supporters want him to run in 1st district

ROXAS CITY – Controversial former Department of Agriculture (DA) undersecretary Jocelyn “Jocjoc” Bolante is reportedly being pushed by his supporters to run for congressman of the first district of Capiz in the 2010 election.

Capiz prov’l board mulls probe on Divino’s allegations vs 2nd Eng'g district

ROXAS CITY – The Capiz provincial board will investigate the damaging allegations of Engineer Gene Divino against the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) 2nd engineering district.


PDIC starts paying Nation Bank depositors

BACOLOD CITY -- The Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) Claims Servicing Team is expected to pay 330 depositors of closed Nation Bank until February 27 according to Democrito Bitang, the PDIC-assigned deputy receiver.

DPWH has P1-B infra budget for NegOcc this '09

BACOLOD CITY -- Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Negros Occidental revealed that a total of P1.016 billion has been allocated for infrastructure projects in the province this 2009 excluding the Bacolod City Lone Engineering District.

Cano Tan says: 'No retreat, no surrender'

BACOLOD CITY -- It's time for former Bacolod City Councilor now DOTC Assistant Secretary and LTO-NCR Director Ricardo "Cano" Tan to pursue his political plans to run for Congressman in the Lone District of Bacolod.


Countering the desensitizing trend
The heart murmurs, mumbles, and fumbles
Eye Opener
Love thy enemy
de los Reyes
Bonafide Text
All about LOVE
Bridging the gap
Traditional Ilonggo-Bisayan kitchen utensils
Change sucks but deal with it


Chocolate tastes like love

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Down South:
My worlds colliding

/ Gail Ilagan

Rational Insanity:
Beauty Without The Knife

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Open Letter:
Open letter to US Pres. Obama


Having a Say

/ Rhea B. Peñaflor


Party at Fuoren Land

Party at Fuoren Land

Fuoren Land and Housing Development Corp, the developer of Golden River Village, held a party at the Grand Ballroom of Planta Hotel and Residences, Bacolod City.

Rotaplan Team saves lives

Rotaplan Team saves lives

Giving an organ to another person so he or she can live is one of life's miracles. The presence of people who make such possible is also another miracle. The Rotary Club of Iloilo West and the Rotary Clubs of Novato, California and Rotary Club of Davao (Rotaplan Team)

Angel: Designs her way to success

Angel: Designs her way to success

The youth of today are often pressured by realities of life and they end up choosing a profession that they don't really want. However, amongst them, it is still inspiring to know that there are those who follow their dreams and strive to attain it.

The Daughters of Mary's gift-giving

The Daughters of Mary's gift-giving

Happiness was felt by many in Barangay Balantang recently when the Daughters of Mary Immaculate International and the St. Joseph Husband of Mary Circle shared some gifts, games and songs to them.


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