May 11, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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5th Dist. officials, Ileco III consumers want PSA with Artech revoked

Over a thousand consumers of Iloilo Electric Cooperative (Ileco) III including officials in northern Iloilo staged a picket in front of the Ileco III office in Brgy. Preciosa, Sara, Iloilo while the Board of Directors were having an emergency meeting last Saturday.

City residents told to join clean-up drive vs. dengue

In an effort to prevent the spread of dengue-carrying mosquitoes, Mayor Jerry Treñas again called on city residents to help conduct massive clean-up operations in their respective households and barangays.

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Stagnant water, just like below these houses in Brgy. Nabitasan, La Paz in the above photo, is a favorite breeding place of dengue-carrying mosquitoes.

Stagnant water, just like below these houses in Brgy. Nabitasan, La Paz in the above photo, is a favorite breeding place of dengue-carrying mosquitoes. The city government has rung the alarm bells following the occurrence of dengue cases in Brgy. Veterans Village, City Proper.

RH advocates renew campaign in Iloilo

Reproductive health (RH) advocates will be in town tomorrow for a two-day renewed campaign on the immediate passage of Reproductive Health (RH) Bill.

With a symbolic protest planned, issues surrounding the yearly deaths of some 4,500 Filipino mothers are foremost in the discussions slated and set to be commemorated.


136 town scholars receive certificates of scholarship from PGMA

An initial 136 of the 1,500 town scholars received their certificates of college scholarship from President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo during a ceremony, recently.

13th Pangpamatan-un nga Torneyo kang Chess sa Sibalom to be conducted

SIBALOM, Antique – The thirteenth yearly edition of the Pangpamatan-un nga Torneyo kang Chess sa Sibalom, a tournament which is open to Sibalomnons who have not yet reached the age of twenty-two years, will be conducted later this month.

TESDA welcomes PN program of KSPN

Program registration of Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Regional Office 6 got yet another boost with the approval granted on Practical Nursing (PN) here.


2 witnesses key to solving Del Rosario aide's killing

ROXAS CITY – Police is banking on the testimonies of the two witnesses in the killing of Arthur Cruz, an aide of Rep. Antonio Del Rosario, that would give them leads on the suspects.

Farmers reveal: The truth about GM corn

ROXAS CITY – A forum on the case study on the socio-economic impact of Genetically Modified (GM) Corn or RR Corn in Capiz was held last April 30, 2009 at the Roblee Hall.

Pilar brgy exec shot dead

ROXA CITY – Incumbent Barangay Captain of San Esteban, Pilar, Capiz was shot dead during the benefit dance at barangay Natividad of the same town last week .


Uprooted marijuana plants in Talisay

BACOLOD CITY -- Talisay City PNP recovered five marijuana plants planted in a pot inside the compound of Myrna Villanueva, a resident of Barangay Dos Hermanas.

Youth group launches 2010 poll drive

BACOLOD CITY -- Kabataan Partylist formally launched over the weekend a "1-year countdown to 2010 election" by way of encouraging the youth sector to be registered as voters in the upcoming 2010 Presidential Election.

1,600 Negrenses avail of Sen. Roxas medical mission

BACOLOD CITY -- About 1,600 Negrenses availed of the Sen. Mar Roxas Medical Mission in Binalbagan, Negros Occidental and in Handumanan, Bacolod City Wednesday and Thursday last week.


Seed, leaven, remnant
The 'sensational' Filipinos
Bridging the gap
Traditional farming & folkways in WV
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Thank you PRISSAAP
Saving the children through books
Anything under the Sun
Pres. Manuel A. Roxas


Breast Enlarger

/ Philip S. Chua, MD, FACS, FPCS

Bull's Eye:
Gov the broker?
Coffee Thursday:
Conversation to self

/ Paolo Carreon

Eye Opener:
May 7, World Day of Prayer

/ Rodolfo Gumabong


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Down South:
Someone who writes

/ Gail Ilagan


The Photographic Society of Iloilo in Guimaras

The Photographic Society of Iloilo in Guimaras

The works of Vic Pido, Socorro Martinez, Jun Rojas, Erwin Young, Daisy Cababasay and Romy Reyes of the Photographic Society of Iloilo were recently displayed at the Guimaras Provincial Capitol.

---------------------------------------- Robinsons Place Iloilo's Neo Chef

Robinsons Place Iloilo's Neo Chef

Robinsons Place Iloilo has a Neo Chef Pair for 2009 and the team consists of Jim Bobis and Benedict Benedicto. The team also won the Best Table Setting award. At second place are Michelle Joy Tagarda and Walter Tagudando and third place are Joely Artillo and Mark Errol Salvador.

---------------------------------------- The Shangri-la Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa experience

The Shangri-la Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa experience

One of the best trips you could take is a trip to Kota Kinabalu, the capital of the Malaysian state of Sabah at the northern tip of Borneo. This 25-acre island boasts of beautifully landscaped gardens and surrounded by the waters of the South China Sea.

---------------------------------------- BPI Learning Series in Iloilo

BPI Learning Series in Iloilo

Last April 18, the Bank of the Philippine Islands’ Overseas Banking Segment held its 25th BPInoy Learning Series in SM City Iloilo for its Overseas Filipino clients and their family- beneficiaries.


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