March 26, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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More displaced OFWs expected as global crisis hang—OWWA

The numbers of displaced Ilonggo Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) have reached its highest thus far while more are believed to be unreported.

Police told to work harder vs bad elements

Alarmed by the rising cases of “basag kotse”, cellphone snatching and pickpockets in the city, Mayor Jerry Treñas yesterday ordered the police to work “double time” to address the problem.

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'TIS THE SEASON FOR TOMATOES Workers take a breather after harvesting several tons of fresh tomatoes in Leon, Iloilo.

'TIS THE SEASON FOR TOMATOES Workers take a breather after harvesting several tons of fresh tomatoes in Leon, Iloilo.

Comelec's mobile registration draws more new voters

Thousands of new voters in Iloilo City have availed of the mobile registration being conducted by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in the city's six districts.


Top cop tags 11 Iloilo towns as 'illegal gambling haven'

Eleven of Iloilo's 42 towns are haven of illegal gambling with alleged confirmed operations here of “First 2” and “Daily Double.” Even the government's Small Town Lottery (STL) was included as among the “illegals” and classified as such by no less than Iloilo's top cop.

High-caliber speakers grace today's WV planning summit

Western Visayas leaders from the government, business sector, academe, and non-government organizations gather today at the Iloilo Grand Hotel in Iznart Street, Iloilo City for the Western Visayas Regional Planning Summit.

Treñas reminds school officials of no collection policy

Mayor Jerry P. Treñas issued a reminder to all public school officials to refrain from collecting any amount from all students as this is not allowed during yesterday morning’s media hour at the chief executive’s office.

PRO6, Shell ink MOU to tighten security

The Pilipinas Shell pledged its support to the Police Regional Office 6 (PRO6) by providing fixed visibility points for police personnel in all retail gas stations region wide.

11 towns get patrol motorbikes

The Police Regional Office 6 (PRO6) turned over yesterday 11 Honda 200cc motorcycles to police stations as part of its goal of improving its services to the public.


Land dispute eyed in soldier's shooting

ROXAS CITY – Police eyed land dispute as the possible angle in the killing of an active member of the Philippine Army (PA) who was gunned downed Sunday afternoon here.

CAPTESA officers on status quo

ROXAS CITY -- The newly-elected officers of the Capiz TESDA Schools Association, Inc. (CAPTESA, Inc) were on status quo during its recent elections of new sets of officers and board of directors for school year 2009-2010 held at Hercor College Function Room, Lawaan Campus.


City acquires 17 new dumptrucks

BACOLOD CITY -- The City’s Department of Public Services (DPS) has purchased 17 new dumptrucks worth P9.5 million to further boost waste collection efficiency.

Chief Justice Puno keynotes 12th IBP confab

BACOLOD CITY -- The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Negros Occidental Chapter will host today the 12th National Convention of Lawyers that will be participated by different IBP Chapters from various key provinces and cities in the Philippines.


Faith and education
Amazing Women
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
SJS celebrates 37thFoundation Day as one family
At wit’s end
Bridging the gap
The brave and patriotic WV freedom fighters
Res Gestae
Cuevas’ iron hand faces another challenge


Eye Opener:
Controversial government red plate

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Coffee Thursdays:
The importance of being prudent

/ Paolo Carreon

Rational Insanity:
Ten things to notice in restaurant food

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Bull's Eye:
Spotlight on Banate


Cancer: The truth about this killer disease

/ Philip S. Chua

Who's behind death of Kumander Parago’s daughter?

/ Raphael Locario


Food Showdown 2009

Food Showdown 2009: Ilonggos to represent Visayas

Three Ilonggos are going to represent Visayas in the Food Showdown in Manila soon. Ramlo Villaluna, Troy Cachero and Vincent Uy's team won during the Food Showdown Regional Elimination last Feb. 27, 2009 at Robinsons Place Iloilo.

---------------------------------------- At the Helm of CPU

At the Helm of CPU: Dr. Ted Robles leads his Alma Mater forward

Today is the investiture of Teodoro Canillas Robles, Ph.D., the fourth Filipino president of the Central Philippine University.

---------------------------------------- The Celebrity Food Showdown

The Celebrity Food Showdown

Celebrities can cook, too. Take the case of GMA Network's Varv in Hope Simon Hinola aka Mama Monyeka of GMA and Charlotte Gertrude Tan-Baterina, formerly of GMA.


---------------------------------------- The opening of Carlo's Bakery Cafe

The opening of Carlo's Bakery Cafe

A favorite since the 1980's, Carlo's Bakery has expanded into a cafe that serves gourmet dishes and pastries. Thus, they opened the Carlo's Bakery Cafe, its main branch at Mandurriao, Iloilo City recently.


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