May 6, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Local officials set contingency plans vs entry of H1N1 flu

International airports and ports are being closely monitored on Panay Island as health officials and local government units step up efforts to prevent the entry of the H1N1 virus. The Department of Health (DOH) is screening passengers and crew of ships from other countries docking at the Iloilo international port in Barangay Loboc in La Paz District.

Kalibo airport placed under watch

With the continued rise in the number of Influenza A (H1N1) infections worldwide, authorities will set up monitoring at the Kalibo International Airport to prevent the entry of the novel virus into the country.

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A man tries to buy pork from a dealer inside the Iloilo Central Market. Health officials reiterated that eating pork is safe amid fears of the spread of H1N1 virus.

A man tries to buy pork from a dealer inside the Iloilo Central Market. Health officials reiterated that eating pork is safe amid fears of the spread of H1N1 virus.

City gov’t eyes livelihood for San Isidro relocatees

The city government is planning to utilize its about P900,000 share from the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (EPIRA) to put up a livelihood project for relocatees at the San Isidro relocation site in Jaro district here.

Iloilo City mayor to attend urban summit in New York

Mayor Jerry P. Treñas will go to New York, United States of America on June 2-3, 2009 to participate in the 3rd summit on the Meeting of the Minds with the theme “Rethinking 21st Century Urban Design and Infrastructure.”



Reporters served with pork on 'swine flu ' briefing

What better way to deliver the message that the so-called 'swine flu' virus is not contracted from eating pork.

Iloilo City to host nat’l Soroptimist event

The city of Iloilo is hosting the 22ndMid-Biennial Conference of the Soroptimist International of the Philippines Region Inc. on May 8 and 9, 2009.

World Bank team evaluates DA infrastructure projects in WV

The World Bank Implementation Completion Review (ICR) Mission is now in Iloilo for a discussion on the Diversified Farm Income and Market Development Project (DFIMDP) that was implemented in Western Visayas.

1st district youth leaders tackle teamwork drive, RH issues

Youth leaders in Southern Iloilo converged for the first ever “youth core group” summer camp.


Sapian to hold 2nd Talahong Festival May 7-9

SAPIAN, Capiz – All systems go for this town to hold the much-awaited 2nd Talahong Festival slated from May 7- 9 this year.

Mother kills drunkard son

ROXAS CITY -- A 28 year-old drunkard son was shot dead by his own 55 year-old mother the other night in Cuartero, Capiz.

Capiz athletes shine in National PRISAA Games 2009

ROXAS CITY – Fourteen qualified athletes representing Capiz Private Schools Association (CAPRISA) made it to the National PRISAA Games held at Metro Naga Sports Complex, Naga City, Camarines Sur in Bicol Region last April 20-26, 2009.


Councilor suggests Pacman presence on 'Inasal Festival'

BACOLOD CITY -- Sangguniang Panglungsod Member Alex Paglumotan, chair of the 1st Manokan Chicken Inasal Festival, yesterday said that he would ask Mayor Evelio Leonardia to request boxing hero Manny Pacquiao to grace the festival from May 15 to May 20, 2009.

Employees laud Leonardia for early release of benefits

BACOLOD CITY -- The city government employees really admire the administration of Mayor Evelio Leonardia for a very good scheme in dealing with employees' benefits.

Hospital joins WHO’s Five Moments for Hand Hygiene

BACOLOD CITY -- In celebration of the Five Moments for Hand Hygiene by the World Health Organization, Dr. Pablo O. Torre Memorial Hospital also known as the Riverside Medical Center in Bacolod City held handwashing activities yesterday.


Whew! That 'Prince Harry' item
Fun at sea
Bridging the gap
Traditional farming practices & sustainable development
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Thank you PRISSAAP
Saving the children through books
Anything under the Sun
Salvador Britanico - New congressman


Eye Opener:
May 7, World Day of Prayer

/ Rodolfo Gumabong


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Down South:
Someone who writes

/ Gail Ilagan

Brain Youth

/ Philip S. Chua, MD, FACS, FPCS

Bull's Eye:
Gov Sally reacts

Res Gestae:
Pets and related stories

/ Francis Lindero

Earth Day in Roxas City

/ Rev. Fr. Reynaldo A. Villanoy Jr., Ph.D


Bird Kites

Bird Kites

Kits of all sizes and shapes decorated the skies when the 3rd Bird Kite Flying Competition was successfully held last April 23, 2009 at the Saint Anthony's College football field.


---------------------------------------- Searching for Earth's Pieces of Hope

Searching for Earth's Pieces of Hope

Throwing a candy wrapper to the proper trash can, turning lights off when not in use, planting trees, savoring the pleasure of walking for small distance appointments? These are earth's pieces of hope that humans need to assemble to save the looming change in the planet.

---------------------------------------- Bacolod’s Beauty and Wellness Fair

Bacolod’s Beauty and Wellness Fair

Many Bacoleñas and Bacoleños trooped to Robinsons Place Bacolod to participate in the fun exhibit as hundreds came to try the complimentary body massage and foot spa and take a good scent of the various oil varieties applied on the body.

---------------------------------------- Iloilo Quotarians interact with SOS Village kids

Iloilo Quotarians interact with SOS Village kids

In search of a beneficiary a Quota Cares activity in March, Quota President Marjorie W. Locsin and PP Kathy G. Lim visited S.O.S. Village early this year.


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