February 25, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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‘Band of brothers’ troop Capitol for Uncle Sam’s aid

At least a hundred came in wheelchairs, one with an oxygen tank in tow. Hundreds more with canes or walkers followed and just about everybody, aided by a family member.

Admin sanctions eyed vs fiscal in Hinolan slay case

An assistant provincial prosecutor in Aklan is in hot waters for administering the affidavit of recantation of government witnesses in the murder of broadcaster Herson “Boy” Hinolan.

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89 year-old Jeremias Fufugal Faeldonea (wearing a US flag-designed cap) along with other World War II veterans.
A. Chris Fernandez

89 year-old Jeremias Fufugal Faeldonea (wearing a US flag-designed cap) along with other World War II veterans patiently wait for their turn to be interviewed by representatives from the US Department of Veteran Affairs.

Engineer defends Iloilo Boulevard project design

Iloilo Flood Control Project in-charge Engr. Al Fruto defended the project design of the Iloilo Boulevard connecting Brgy. Tabucan, Mandurrio and the Diversion Road.


Guv’s aide ‘sermons’ Vice guv over ‘rude’ acts

Iloilo Vice Governor Rolex Suplico has been officially taught lessons on good manners and right conduct. His teacher? The top aide of Governor Niel Tupas Sr., Manuel Mejorada.

Raul Sr. endorses Treñas to run for representative of '2nd district'

It appears Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez Sr. is very sure that Iloilo City will be divided into two congressional districts next year as he recently endorsed Mayor Jerry Treñas to run as representative for the 2nd district of the city.

First Provincial Crime Laboratory rises in Antique

SAN JOSE, Antique – The province of Antique is one of the provinces outside Iloilo to create a Provincial Crime Laboratory.


Mentally-ill person who killed brod and hacked godson found dead

ROXAS CITY – A mentally-ill person, who hacked his younger brother to death and seriously injured his godson last Sunday, February 22, was found dead inside a drainage tunnel on Monday.

Roxas City has new Fire Chief

ROXAS CITY – The city has a new Fire Chief after the relief of City Fire Marshal Insp. Pancho dela Cruz, on February 18, 2009.

City lowers cost of tricycle steel plate to P220

ROXAS CITY – The P250 controversial steel plate for public utility tricycle plying the city streets was lowered by P30.00 after an hour and a half dialogue between City Mayor Vicente B. Bermejo and the operators and drivers of the tricycle associations on the afternoon of February 20, this year.


Environment-friendly technology to arrive in slaughterhouse

BACOLOD CITY -- Engineer AntonioValeriano Bernardo, president of AVM Bernardo Engineering, confirmed yesterday that they will install by the end of February the newest technology from Japan called Environmental Recovery System (ERS) Technology for Bacolod City New Slaughterhouse located at Brgy. Handumanan.

City starts solid waste campaign among cluster barangays

BACOLOD CITY -- The Bacolod City Government, through the Solid Waste Management Coordinating Action Team, met Monday with the first set of cluster barangays to discuss the full implementation of Republic Act 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act.

DOE donates calibrating bucket for Bacolod City

BACOLOD CITY – The Sangguniang Panglungsod of Bacolod City is scheduled to ratify today the Deed of Donation between the Department of Energy, represented by Director Antonio E. Labios, and the City of Bacolod, represented by Mayor Evelio Leonardia, with regard to the donation of one (1) unit 10-liter calibrating bucket.


Communication for communion
de los Reyes
Bonafide Text
Congratulations, Josephians!
Giving even when you have little
For the nth time: “I do.”
Bridging the gap
The cultural dimension of boats and boat-building in Panay island
Eye Opener
Love thy enemy


Free Water

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Down South:
Morning glory

/ Gail Ilagan

SM advantage

/ Florence F. Hibionada

Bull's Eye:
Raul endorses Jerry


Promiscuity, gonorrhea are risks for prostate cancer in men: study

/ Rhea B. Peñaflor

Rational Insanity:
Beauty Without The Knife

/ Bryan Mari Argos


Sulong Scubasurero 2009

Sulong Scubasurero 2009

ROXAS CITY – February 14, which is Valentine’s Day, also became a red-lettered day for lovers of the environment. The local government units, private sector and the academe joined hands by initiating a noble cause in its concern for the preservation and protection of the coastal environment.

Acc’S Kinaadman 2009

ACC's Kinaadman 2009

More than a thousand students from Advance Central College gathered last February 16, Monday at the EBJ Gymnasium to celebrate ACC’s “Kinaadman 2009”.


Birthday Bash with Closer to the Heart

Birthday Bash with Closer to the Heart

It was a simple celebration for celebrant Tita Joy Javellana-Cruz who had lived for decades in the United States with hubby Nicolas Cruz. Today they have found their retirement place in Bago City in one quiet home and living a simple life.

Mr. and Ms. WVSU 2009

Mr. and Ms. WVSU 2009

The search for Mr. and Ms. West Visayas State University (WVSU) 2009 recently highlighted the University Week annual celebration. This yearly celebration is participated by different colleges and external campuses of the University. It recognizes the students’ abilities.


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