July 17, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Importers slam Bureau of Customs-Iloilo head

A group of importers from Iloilo City has called for the removal of the OIC District Collector of the Bureau of Customs - Port of Iloilo for alleged mismanagement that resulted to poor revenue collection for the said agency and for allegedly extorting money from importers.

Capitol probe on Ileco 3-Artech botched deal up in Batad

Bribery talks and controversies hounding the Power Supply Agreement (PSA) between one of Iloilo’s biggest electric cooperative and a service provider will take center stage anew come Tuesday.

This, as the Committee on Economic Affairs of the 9th Iloilo Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) confirmed the conduct of its out-of-town public hearing.

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The public trooped to the Iloilo provincial capitol grounds yesterday to avail of prime commodities and medicines sold

The public trooped to the Iloilo provincial capitol grounds yesterday to avail of prime commodities and medicines sold at discounted prices as part of the “Diskwento Sale” program of the Department of Trade and Industry.

Delay in Dungon creek dredging works seen

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) 6 Regional Director Rolando Asis expects a delay in the completion of the dredging works at Dungon creek with the present bad weather condition.


21 barangays with best practices on solid waste management honored

The city government recently honored 21 barangays with best practices in terms of solid waste management.

PNP dependents get educational assistance

A reward for a job well done!
Two police dependents are beneficiaries of PNP Reward Educational Assistance Program after their parents bagged the “Best of the Best” awards.

Aklan Gov pushes for gun-free Boracay

BORACAY Island -- Aklan Governor Carlito Marquez has asked the Philippine National Police (PNP) to confiscate the firearms being carried by the security guards stationed in various resorts in the island.

DOLE, ILS launch 'Decent Work Caravan' in Iloilo

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) through its Institute of Labor Studies (ILS) yesterday launched the "Decent Work Caravan" in Iloilo City to heighten public and private sector consciousness about the agenda and kick off its localization.


Controversial engineer gets promotion

ROXAS CITY – The controversial OIC of the Capiz 2nd Engineering District who was recently declared “persona non grata” by the Sangguniang Panglungsod for ignoring their invitation has been promoted as a full-fledged district engineer, a reliable source told The News Today.

DTI-Capiz sets study tour of OTOP sites

ROXAS CITYA showcase of best practices will be featured by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Provincial Office in a study tour on July 16 to successful One Town One Product (OTOP) sites in Ivisan town and Roxas City areas.

Panay Railways squatters get TRO

ROXAS CITY – Some 109 informal settlers, who are facing ejection from the lot of the defunct Panay Railways Inc. (PRI) located at the Brgy IX, were able to secure a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) to stop the provincial sheriff from implementing their ejection.


Chance of bombing spill-over in Negros Occ. very nil – Army

BACOLOD CITY -- More than a week after the series of bombings in Mindanao and as the investigation continues, the possibility of another bombing is always there since terrorists knows no place and time.

87,000 students to join earthquake drill in Bacolod

BACOLOD CITY -- A total of 87,000 students coming from 73 public elementary and high schools in Bacolod City will join the 1st Citywide Earthquake Drill today at around 9:00 o’clock in the morning.


Letter from Melissa Roxas
Bridging the gap
Looking back at some grand old structures in Janiuay, Iloilo
The dynamism of faith
As seen on TV
And the Word was made Fresh
Res Gestae
Open the 'playing field'
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Blessings on JUNE


Coconut Oil: Good or bad?

/ Philip S.Chua

2-day transport strike that went pfft

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Thinking positive

/ Kathy M. Villalon

Funny Bone

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Anything under the Sun:
Mother Rosario (2)

/ Atty. Rex S. Salvilla


My Little Cocoon: My Anea Nail Spa Experience

My Little Cocoon: My Anea Nail Spa Experience

If you haven’t heard about Iloilo City’s most relaxing gem, now is the perfect time to kick off your shoes, put down your phone and surrender to the soothing ambience of my latest discovery and experience, the Anea Nail Spa.

---------------------------------------- Iloilo Integrated Lions Club adopts day care center

Iloilo Integrated Lions Club adopts day care center

The formative years of a child is at one to six years old, thus it is important to impart what the child needs to learn at this period of time. Day care centers offer the child their first education outside of the home, so it is crucial to have a center that is fully equipped.

----------------------------------------Negrenses’ Passion for Cars

Negrenses’ Passion for Cars

When you talk of automobiles, say it Bacolod, say it Negros and that means the auto-passion car lovers who tinker their cars every minute of the day and making sure there is no speck of dirt and dust in their cars plus the shiny finish and fine auto detailing.

----------------------------------------A treat for KKK kids at Jollibee

A treat for KKK kids at Jollibee

KKK or Mga Kaibigan ng Mga Kabataang May Kanser spent one summer day with the children under its care at Jollibee Gen. Luna as part of its thrusts of giving the kids, who are stricken with cancer, some dose of fun.


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