July 21, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Forum to tackle impact of genetically modified products

A multi-sectoral group is holding today a forum on the impact of Genetic Engineering and genetically modified products on health, environment, agriculture and food security.

The forum entitled “Genetic Engineering And Its Impact On Health, Environment, Agriculture and Food Security”, will be held at the Iloilo Grand Hotel in Iznart St., Iloilo City at 1 p.m.

DOH, CHO show conflicting data on dengue cases in city

The Department of Health (DOH)-6 and the City Health Office (CHO) showed conflicting data on the number of dengue cases in Iloilo City.

The number of dengue cases in Iloilo City posted in DOH-6 website is over by 300 cases compared to the data released by the CHO.

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Iloilo City Hall personnel clean up a clogged drainage along Valeria Ext. in the city proper with the use of a declogging machine with the onset of the rainy season.

Iloilo City Hall personnel clean up a clogged drainage along Valeria Ext. in the city proper with the use of a declogging machine with the onset of the rainy season.

New Bacolod traffic czar eyes inventory of traffic aides

BACOLOD CITY -- Newly-appointed Bacolod Traffic Authority head Vice Mayor Jude Thaddeus Sayson is set to conduct an inventory of the traffic enforcers and aides in the City of Bacolod.


Police auxiliary applicants take exams today

Eighty-eight applicants for the city's police auxiliary will be taking their written examination starting today until tomorrow at the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO).

DSWD-6 to release 5.8M for 4Ps

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office VI will release a total of P5.8 million to beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in Iloilo City starting today until Thursday.

Kalibo International Airport operation back to normal

KALIBO, Aklan – The operation of the Kalibo International Airport is now back to normal after the slight damage at the runway leaving hundreds of passengers stranded Sunday night.

NFA prepares for intensified palay procurement

SAN JOSE, Antique – The National Food authority prepares for intensified palay procurement operations for the main crop 2009.


DENR awards croc to Pontevedra mayor

ROXAS CITY – The Iranian national who claimed ownership to a crocodile recently found in Panay, Capiz failed to show proof of his ownership of the said wildlife, as a result the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) finally awarded it to Pontevedra Mayor Steve Contreras who was temporarily entrusted with it.

Parole and Probation marks 33rd year with sound mind, body

ROXAS CITY – The Parole and Probation Administration will mark 33 years of public service on July 24, 2009 to be highlighted by the observance of Parole and Probation Week starting July 18 on the theme of “Sound Mind in a Sound Body: The Key to Outstanding Public Service.”

Kapistahan et Sapian slated July 24-26

SAPIAN, Capiz – The municipal and religious fiesta of Sapian with Tilibyugan Festival in honor of the town patroness is scheduled on July 24 – 26.


Bing congratulates Young Voices of Negros for WCOPA triumph

BACOLOD CITY -- Mayor Evelio Leonardia expressed his congratulations to the members of the Young Voices of Negros who won in the recent World Championships of Performing Arts held in Los Angeles California on July 11 to 19.

Flash flood hits Brgy. Bata

BACOLOD CITY -- Mayor Evelio Leonardia alerted last Sunday evening the City Engineers Office and the Department of Social Services and Development (DSSD) after confirming reports that around 34 families from Purok Masinadyahon, Brgy. Bata were affected by floods.

Bacolod police serving as ‘scubasurero’

BACOLOD CITY -- In line with the celebration of the 14th Police Community Relations Month, organic members of Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) and police officer’s undergoing their Field Training Program (FTP) with the assistance of force multipliers, residents and officials of Barangay Singcang Airport.


Beyond I do
As seen on TV
How do you keep the music playing?
Bridging the gap
Looking back at some grand old structures in Janiuay, Iloilo
Letter from Melissa Roxas
Bona fide Text
Coconut Oil: Good or bad?
Res Gestae
Open the 'playing field'


Love Conquers All

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Bull's Eye:
Templo sang yawa


2-day transport strike that went pfft

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Thinking positive

/ Kathy M. Villalon

Anything under the Sun:
Mother Rosario (2)

/ Atty. Rex S. Salvilla


Flair for bartending and alcoholic drinks

Flair for bartending and alcoholic drinks

The Tesda (Technical Education Skills Development Authority) scholars for bartending, held Flair Exhibition, a bartending and mixing exhibition at Amigo Plaza Mall recently.

----------------------------------------Taking Greater Flights

Taking Greater Flights

Bulilit bulilit sanay sa masikip. Kung kumilos kumilos ang liit liit…Most of us, if not everybody, can relate and would even sing with the commercial jingle of Camella’s new advertising campaign.

---------------------------------------- Philippine Independence Day in Australia

Philippine Independence Day in Australia

On June 13, 2009, more than two hundred Filipinos (CENTRAL QUEENSLAND FILIPINO-AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION INC. - CQFAA Inc) gathered to commemorate the Philippine Independence Day 2009 (12 June 1898).

----------------------------------------Future chefs' dream come true

Future chefs' dream come true

Kryz Culinary Arts and Restaurant Services Institute (KCARSI), a private school institute with the scholarship grants of Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) made another batch of students’ dream came true—the graduation— at Iloilo Grand Hotel.


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