February 26, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Summons readied on top PDEA execs, agents, prov'l prosecutors

An all-star cast of the region’s top officials and agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Iloilo Provincial Prosecutors Office will be in one room in the afternoon of March 5th.

Impatience, annoyance mark 2nd day war vet application

Patience are running low and annoyance are high as hundreds of remaining Ilonggo World War (WW) II veterans and family members await processing for the group’s latest United States (US) benefit.

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Iloilo City's second flyover will soon rise in this junction of Gen. Luna and Jalandoni Streets.
A. Chris Fernandez

Iloilo City's second flyover will soon rise in this junction of Gen. Luna and Jalandoni Streets. Department of Public Works and Highways is now on the process of conducting initial tests for the project.

CHED needs P2.6-M for random drug testing in W. Visayas

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) needs around P2.6 million to be able to implement the random drug testing in all higher education institutions in Western Visayas. According to CHED education program specialist Dr. Rex Casiple, their regional office has already requested the needed amount from the CHED head office and is just waiting for the approval so the random drug testing could be conducted.


Ombudsman conducts STRASPLACON today

Ombudsman Visayas Cebu City in coordination with Ombudsman Regional Office VI in Iloilo City will conduct a day-long conference on Strategic Assessment and Planning Conference (STRASPLACON) at Punta Villa Resort, Arevalo this city today, February 26.

NARS program to cover 82 towns in WV

The Nurses Assigned in Rural Areas (NARS) program has already started in Western Visayas covering 82 municipalities.

Job seekers flock to DPWH Job Fair

More than 600 job seekers took part in the Job Fair for Construction Workers conducted recently by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Western Visayas.

CHED to upgrade SUCs, community colleges to fulfill mandates

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) will implement standards to upgrade the performance of State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) and community colleges to fulfill their mandates.


2nd prov’l foundation day ‘Capiztahan’ to focus on governance

ROXAS CITY – Capiz, the birthplace of former President Manuel Acuña Roxas, will celebrate its second “Capiztahan,” April 13-15 to commemorate the 108thfoundation anniversary of Capiz.

7 rebels in Panay island surrender to gov’t anew

ROXAS CITY Seven of the 57 rebel-returnees who availed of the government’s Social Integration Program (SIP) come from Panay island.

Capiz town ‘shines’

ROXAS CITY – The municipality of Jamindan, Capiz has been recognized by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) as one of the best local government units (LGUs) in the country in terms of the adoption of the KALAHI process in local governance.


Mandaue City councilor promotes 'Balik Mandaue' program

BACOLOD CITY -- Sangguniang Panglungsod member Editha Cabahug of Mandaue City, Cebu went to Bacolod – its sister city – to promote their “Balik Mandaue Program”.

3 village chiefs to DPWH: Prioritize circumferential road

BACOLOD CITY – Three barangay captains here have questioned the current outlaying of asphalt at Lacson Street when there are other roads like the circumferential road which badly needs immediate repair.

Reservation for Panaad kiosks rental starts March 2

BACOLOD CITY -- Reservation of kiosks for the 16th Panaad sa Negros Festival scheduled April 18 - 25, 2009 will start on Monday, March 2, 2009 until slots are filled up.


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


Is Thailand back in business?

/ Francis G. Basco

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


Cheercamp for a cause

Cheercamp for a cause

Cheers, chants, motions, jumps and other stunts were witnessed during “Cheercamp”, a cheerleading and cheer dancing workshop held at the St. Joseph School gym recently.


---------------------------------------- Oscar behind the camera

Oscar behind the camera

Oscar Reuben “Oskie” Nava, 28, is responsible for the direction of Ilongga Ka Day and Sikat Ka Iloilo, top-rating programs of ABS-CBN Iloilo.


---------------------------------------- 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.

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”.


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