April 13, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Prominent businessman in Antique missing

SIBALOM, ANTIQUE – Lenten celebration in this quiet province was marred by a reported kidnapping of a prominent businessman here.

Antique top cop seeks public help

SAN JOSE, ANTIQUE – Not your ‘regular’ kidnapping story and case.

Such summed up yesterday’s statement of Police Senior Superintendent Ren Darroca, director of the Antique Provincial Police Office (APPO) over the James Ardaña reported kidnapping.

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Boracay Island is still the top destination in Western Visayas.

Boracay Island is still the top destination in Western Visayas, if not the whole Philippines, during the Lenten vacation as shown by the hordes of people gathered on the white sand beach last Holy Thursday.

DENR issues CDO vs Semirara coal washing plant

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Western Visayas has recommended the issuance of a cease and desist order (CDO) on the coal washing plant of the Semirara Mining Corp. for allegedly polluting Semirara Island's waters and mangroves.


Ombudsman drive vs govt vehicle mis-use nets over 100 violators

They were warned. And caught redhanded. Literally and figuratively speaking too. Or at least 110 of them – government officials and workers – apprehended in the first few days of simultaneous operation of “O-Plan Red Plate.”

Kin of missing activists mark 2nd year of abduction

It has been two years since their loved ones were snatched without warning in the dead of the night by unidentified armed men leaving no trace of them ever since.

565 pass PNP agility test

The two-day physical agility test held recently at Camp Martin Delgado disqualified 58 of the 623 applicants to the police service.


CAPIZtahan 2009 kicks off today

The celebration of the 108th Foundation Day Commemoration of the Civil Governance of Capiz starts today, April 13, until April 15.

Capiz turns 108 years old

ROXAS CITY – The civil or provincial government of Capiz turns 108 years old on April 15, 2009.


Felisa village chief refuses P1-M aid

BACOLOD CITY -- Felisa Village Chief Perigrino Aspan has requested the Sangguniang Panlungsod to defer the proposed Ordinance setting aside the P1 million for Felisa being the host barangay of the city's waste disposal facility.

Congress urged to institutionalize 'Purok System'

BACOLOD CITY -- Sangguniang Panglungsod Member Jocelle Batapa-Sigue along with SP Member Wilson Gamboa Jr. recently passed a resolution requesting both Houses of Congress of the Philippines.

Talisaynon Tali-ambong 1st Summer Art Workshop

The Balay ni Tana Dicang is inviting all art enthusiasts and aspiring artist, young and adult, in a series of creative art workshops on April 13 to 30, 2009 at its premises at #36 Rizal St., Talisay City, Negros Occidental.


Easter, new life, liturgy
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Q & A about Holy Week
Bridging the gap
Japanese influence on WV's fishing industry before WWII
Job hunting (2)
Psychic demons and a better life
Res Gestae
Cuevas’ iron hand faces another challenge


Coffee Thursday:
Is war at home?

/ Paolo Carreon

Eye Opener:
Who will go to heaven

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Save the Earth

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Down South:
They are soldiers

/ Gail Ilagan

Online writing jobs – an income option

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Bull's Eye:
Regulate tarps



A Lake With a View

A Lake With a View

Located some three kilometers away from the town of Tapaz is a majestic sight to behold. It is where one can see the lush mountains of the Provine of Capiz, with the most spectacular lake the province can boast of. I am refering to the enchaning Lake Marugo, a lake with a view.

---------------------------------------- Ateneo de Iloilo inducts new alumni officers at new site

Ateneo de Iloilo inducts new alumni officers at new site

A NEW set of officers of Ateneo de Iloilo Alumni Association (AAA) led by young  businessman Pierre Jefersson Go, were inducted Saturday morning, March 28, at the Jesuit school’s new site in Brgy San Rafael, Mandurriao, Iloilo City.

---------------------------------------- Dr. Ramulfo Zapanta: Putting IDC's School of Dentistry to greater heights

Dr. Ramulfo Zapanta: Putting IDC's School of Dentistry to greater heights

He is one of the founders of the region's only dentistry college, the School of Dentistry of Iloilo Doctor's College. To add to his numerous awards, he was recently awarded the Gawad Parangal for being an outstanding dentist in dental education given by the Philippine Dental Association.

---------------------------------------- I-serve does serve

I-serve does serve

The Integrated Services for Education and Volunteer Efforts (I-SERVE) joined the Katapatan 27th founding anniversary last March 15 in a medical and dental mission held at H47IB Camp Carreon , Brgy Libot Calinog.


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