April 1, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Bomb expert dead, 3 others wounded in explosion

A hand grenade exploded inside a police detachment yesterday morning, killing a veteran member of the Explosives and Ordnance Division, and wounding three members of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team.

Water district execs urge Capitol declaration of ‘water crisis’

Water district officials banding under the Water District’s General Managers Association (GMA) – Panay are seeking for the declaration of Iloilo to be under a “water crisis” state.

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Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO) check on the damage caused by the accidental grenade explosion inside the Iloilo City Hall Detachment yesterday morning.

Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO) check on the damage caused by the accidental grenade explosion inside the Iloilo City Hall Detachment yesterday morning.

Bacolod implements 'no segregation, no collection' policy

BACOLOD CITY -- In compliance with the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act or R.A. 9003, the city government of Bacolod will strictly enforce the “no segregation, no collection” policy starting today.


City gov’t to give financial aids to grenade blast victims

The city government will release a total of P110,000 as financial aid to the victims of the grenade explosion inside the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) detachment yesterday morning.

Guimaras wins in 2nd int'l economic revitalization

The Province of Guimaras is among the eight winners in the International Seminar-Strategies of City-to-City Cooperation for Economic Revitalization best practices by the UN Habitat, Sevilla Global and ITC of the International Labor Organization.

Guv finally gives nod to 2009 Capitol budget

Without prejudice to a pending case in Court, Governor Niel Tupas Sr. recalled an earlier Executive Order (EO) and issued a new one declaring 2009 Executive Budget operational.

National Volunteers Summit in Guimaras

After the successful gathering of about 300 volunteers in the past two National Volunteers Summit (NVS) in 2005 and 2006, the Volunteer Organizations Information Coordination and Exchange (VOICE)

DOLE sets orientation of nurse-trainees

With the scheduled deployment of nurse-trainees in their respective areas of assignment starting April 3, the Department of Labor and Employment Region 6 is set to conduct an orientation on the training modules to hired nurse-trainees.


Capiz guv wants to sustain culture-friendly title

ROXAS CITY – Capiz Governor Victor Tanco, Sr., said here recently that his administration wants to sustain and develop cultural heritage in the province of Capiz which was awarded recently as culture-friendly Local Government Units (LGUs).

Capiz gears for Capiztahan 2009

ROXAS CITY – Capiz province under the leadership of Gov. Victor Tanco, Sr. will hold a Capiztahan 2009 in connection with 108th foundation day of the Civil Government of Capiz this coming April 13 - 15, 2009.

Detractors fail to oust Contreras in CPU, FCC

ROXAS CITY – Detractors of Capiz Emmanuel Hospital (CEH) Administrator Jessie Contreras had failed to oust him from the positions he is holding at Filamer Christian College (FCC) here and its affiliate Central Philippines University (CPU) in Iloilo City.


NGC to host RDC Best Practices Awarding

BACOLOD CITY -- The City of Bacolod through Mayor Evelio Leonardia has granted the request of the regional officials to host the Regional Best Practices Awarding Ceremony initiated by the Regional Development Council (RDC) which is scheduled on April 14.

Dad pushes tuition hike moratorium

BACOLOD CITY -- In consonance with the widespread reports that several private schools here intends to increase tuition fee this coming school opening, Sangguniang Panglungsod Member Greg Gasataya, chairman of the Committee on Education

NOPPO gears up for Lenten season

BACOLOD CITY -- The Philippine National Police in Negros Occidental is in its final preparations for the observance of Holy Week from April 5-12 in the province.


P-words to reckon with
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Education to fight GFC
Psychic demons and a better life
Bridging the gap
Some great Ilonggo-Bisaya writers in history
Job hunting
Res Gestae
Cuevas’ iron hand faces another challenge


Bull's Eye:
Ocean delay



/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Anything under the sun:
Faith, hope and charity (2)

/ Atty. Rex Salvilla

Down South:
All write now

/ Gail Ilagan

Eye Opener:
Controversial government red plate

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Coffee Thursdays:
The importance of being prudent

/ Paolo Carreon


Emilion's Japanese buffet through the years

Emilion's Japanese buffet through the years: A great way to solve that craving for Japanese cuisine

I could still remember when Emilion Restaurant started with its Japanese buffet. It was quite popular, with people lining up for their dose of Japanese food twice a week at this cozy restaurant.

---------------------------------------- Coffee scrub, anyone?

Coffee scrub, anyone?: Feel detoxified and be slim after several sessions

Wanting to relax after a long day at work, we just love to have coffee. In my case, there's nothing that beats a time to have coffee with my girlfriends. But, I discovered another way to relax.

---------------------------------------- Support for the Special Program for the Arts

Support for the Special Program for the Arts

This is the second installment of Panan-awan 2009. If every young artist takes pride in one's work, so does one's parent or guardian. The parents and guardians of the 9th Generation Recitalists of the Iloilo National High School

---------------------------------------- Understanding Autism

Understanding Autism: The Autism Society Phils-Iloilo Chapter provides a venue for handling autism better

Autism is a developmental disability that severely hinders the way information is gathered and processed by the brain, causing problems in communications, learning and social behaviors.


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