July 3, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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SP links Javier in P10M coop rice mill scam

SAN JOSE, Antique -- After four months of inquiry, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan tripartite investigative committee found that there is substantial evidence to indict the individuals involved in the diversion of the P10 million pork barrel.

Cuevas extends invite to tipsters as PNP readies cash reward

Too much unlicensed and “loose” firearms throughout the country have now caused the Philippine National Police (PNP) hierarchy to take drastic measures.

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The construction of the coal-fired power plant in Brgy. Ingore, La Paz has already started but protest actions against it continue.

The construction of the coal-fired power plant in Brgy. Ingore, La Paz has already started but protest actions against it continue. These protesters were spotted yesterday outside the Jubilee Hall at St. Clement's church compound while multi-sectoral groups were having a forum.

Thorough review of Anti-GMO ordinance needed, says Zayco

BACOLOD CITY – Governor Isidro P. Zayco said that Sangguniang Panlalawigan Ordinance 007 that bans the entry of genetically modified organism (GMO) products needs a thorough review. He said its full implementation has a huge financial requirement of P213 million as estimated by Dr. Reynante Decena, Provincial Veterinarian.


Boracay tourist arrivals still up

The tourist arrivals in the internationally renown Boracay Island has increased despite the global economic crisis and the reported cases of A(H1N1) flu.

DOT-6 invites stakeholders to 4th Travel Exchange

The Department of Tourism (DOT) is inviting the various tourism stakeholders to join in the 4th Travel Exchange to be held at the Robinson’s Place here in Iloilo City on August 28-30, 2009.

College studes get Garin school aid

Continued college educational assistance extended by Iloilo First District Congresswoman Janette Loreto Garin will benefit anew over 800 Ilonggo students.


2 dead, 2 hospitalized in Capiz road mishap

ROXAS CITY – A father and son were killed while two others are now in critical condition when the single motorcycle they were riding accidentally engaged in a head-on collision with the Izuzu Elf cargo truck last Wednesday afternoon in Mambusao, Capiz.

Capiz policemen get ‘job-well-done’ accolade

ROXAS CITY – Some members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Capiz were recently commended for a “job well done” in line with the performance of their duties.

RMPH chief sacks doc

ROXAS CITY – A physician of the Roxas Memorial Provincial Hospital (RMPH) was meted with three months suspension by the hospital's chief for unethical and unprofessional conduct and violation of hospital rules and regulations.


BAC: No anomaly in school building construction

BACOLOD CITY -- Acting City Administrator Atty. Goldwyn Nifras, concurrent chairman of the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC), denied yesterday the allegation hurled by Mayor Evelio Leonardia's critics that there was double funding in the construction of a 3-story building of Sum-ag Elementary School.

PEDIO’s Kariton for livelihood

About 150 units of “PEDIO’s karitons” will soon be made available to all local government units of Negros Occidental as a means of reinforcing the provincial government’s HEARTS PLUS development agenda and providing livelihood assistance to the underprivileged entrepreneurs of the province.

Tour guiding course to be conducted in July

The 1stNegros Tour Guiding Course will be conducted in Bacolod City from July 18 to September 19.


Rebels and radicals
Res Gestae
New breed, new hope
As seen on TV
Raising Vegan
In loving memory
Bridging the gap
The patadyong legacy at UP Visayas
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Blessings on JUNE


Risks in Food

/ Philip S.Chua

Anything under the Sun:
St. Paul – Apostle of the Gentiles (3)

/ Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

Eye Opener:
Guimaras bridge Catalino Nava dreamed of

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Bull's Eye:
Pax Ngo's uncertain fate



/ Kathy M. Villalon


Uniforms for Guimaras' pumpboat crews

Uniforms for Guimaras' pumpboat crews

The Provincial Economic Office – Tourism section turned over uniforms to the pump boat crews of Jordan and Buenavista, Guimaras last June 25.


---------------------------------------- Miss Silka Iloilo 2009 Talent Presentation today

Miss Silka Iloilo 2009 Talent Presentation today

The candidates for Miss Silka Iloilo 2009 will showcase their varied talents today, 3 PM at Robinsons Place Iloilo. This is the second time that the candidates will be presented to the public.

---------------------------------------- Shuffle and Deal in Bacolod

Shuffle and Deal in Bacolod

Sorrento Bacolod was the venue of personas in Metro Bacolod circle when the Metro Card Club Bacolod opened its doors to those who love to play poker in town. Yes, the rains did not stop Your Twilighter from driving into the new venue.

---------------------------------------- Bento Bento better than Buffet

Bento Bento better than Buffet

At Maki Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar
Maki menu features the finest Japanese dishes, both traditional and contemporary, including a wonderful selection of appetizers, sushi, teriyaki and more.


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