June 30, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Suspension orders out on 3 ILECO III area managers, utility worker

SARA, ILOILO – Three area managers of Iloilo Electric Cooperative (ILECO) III and a utility worker have been ordered suspended, yet another ‘aftershock’ of the ongoing controversy here.

Dengue deaths reach 11

The Iloilo City Health Office (CHO) has recorded two more additional dengue deaths. As of yesterday morning, the figure increased from nine to 11 deaths.

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Two streamers, considered unoffensive by the Ileco 3 Board, remain on the facade of the Ileco 3 building in Sara, Iloilo.

Two streamers, considered unoffensive by the Ileco 3 Board, remain on the facade of the Ileco 3 building in Sara, Iloilo.

City now hiring police auxiliary

The city government is now hiring the services of 100 police auxiliaries after Sangguniang Panlungsod approved the supplemental budget containing millions of pesos for the purpose. Police auxiliaries will act as a multiplier force to the present number of policemen in the city.


Forum on prescribed helmet and visors for motorcycles held

The Bureau of Product Standards (BPS) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) yesterday gathered stakeholders in Western Visayas for a briefing on the timetable for the implementation of the use of protective helmets and visors for drivers and passengers of motorcycles and mopeds.

DPWH pushes for strict enforcement of the Anti-Overloading Law

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) stood firm in its decision to apprehend cargo and hauler trucks that violate Republic Act 8794 or the Anti-Overloading Law.

Gov’t buying 300,000 MT of corn from local farmers

Secretary Arthur Yap of the Department of Agriculture (DA) has said that the government is now implementing its plan to buy at least 300,000 metric tons (MT) of yellow corn from domestic growers.

FDAPP launched in New Lucena, Iloilo

The Family Drug Abuse Prevention Program (FDAPP) was jointly launched by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office VI and the Local Government Unit of New Lucena, Iloilo recently.

San Jose top three performers for 2009 Gawad Kalasag

SAN JOSE, Antique – The Municipal Disaster Coordinating Council-San Jose dB is one of the top three contenders for the 2009 National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC) Gawad KALASAG.


Capiz hosts 2009 IPs month

ROXAS CITY – The province of Capiz will host the 2009 National Indigenous People’s Month celebration in October, according to Provincial Tourism Officer Alphonsus Tesoro.

Calamity fund triggers in-house city council battle

SP body unfazed as vice mayor gives up presiding chair post
ROXAS CITY – Controversies hounding the city's calamity fund caused yet another momentous session in the city council. With questions and concerns left unresolved, Vice Mayor Ronnie Dadivas decided to relinquish his post as presiding chair.

'Special session illegal,' Dadivas says as he vows to seek Court's action

ROXAS City – City Vice Mayor Ronnie Dadivas said that the special session held by members of the city council yesterday was illegal and vowed to contest it in court to nullify the proceedings.


Kabankalan City gets 4 environment week awards

Mayor Pedro Zayco, Jr. showed to the city employees during the Monday morning flag ceremonies, the four trophies received by Kabankalan City in various contests in the 17th Environment Week Celebration recently.

NOPPO Intel Operative cited for brave act

For singlehandedly neutralizing five armed suspects involved in a gang war last Saturday afternoon in Bacolod City, a police officer assigned with the provincial headquarters gained accolades from his superior and peers in the Philippine National Police.


His ours, ours his
Res Gestae
Blatantly unnecessary
As seen on TV
Clueless about being Flu-less
B.A.N.C. puts the Pinoy’s best foot forward (2)
Bridging the gap
Sarswela: WV popular entertainment
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Blessings on JUNE



/ Kathy M. Villalon

White Cap

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Anything under the Sun:
St. Paul – Apostle of the Gentiles (2)

/ Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

Eye Opener:
Jerusalem is God's nation

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong


Puey Quinones beckons

Puey Quinones beckons

Samar-born Puey Quinones has gradually made his mark in the Manila fashion scene since 1998. Through his first show entitled “Swell,” Puey's approach to fashion was well-accepted.

---------------------------------------- The rush

The rush: Nicole, Denise and Migo share their love for longboarding

A young lady, dressed in complete gear – a helmet, knee and elbow pads and a leather suit, kneels on top of a cruiser and moves in high speed along a highway. She is one of the sights in several Luzon highways during nighttime ever since longboarding became a fad last year.

---------------------------------------- The Grand Opening

The Grand Opening

Properous Roxas City added another feather on its cap when Honda Philippines, makers of top quality motorcycles and other vehicles and Solid Motorcycle Distributors, Inc. under the stewardship of respected businessman Pablo Chu.

---------------------------------------- The Gumabong-Haro reunion

The Gumabong-Haro reunion

It was quite historic for the Gumabong-Haro clan, including the Divinagracia and Magante families, when they gathered. In the early 1920's, the calesa or caromata was a luxurious transportation for Ilonggos.


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