July 24, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Mayor rallies locals on ‘revolution’ vs liga prexy

An altogether different “Cry of Santa Barbara” is brewing in this Second District town with no less than its chief executive, Mayor Isabelo Maquino expressing his support and encouraging locals for back-up.

307 sachets of shabu recovered in raid

Police officers and anti-drugs operatives recovered 307 sachets of suspected shabu during a raid at a house situated in a crowded residential area just outside the Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 headquarters Wednesday afternoon.

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In Bacolod City, series of protest actions by various cause-oriented groups have started as a way of welcoming Pres. Arroyo’s State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 27.

In Bacolod City, series of protest actions by various cause-oriented groups have started as a way of welcoming Pres. Arroyo’s State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 27.

Museo Iloilo hosts launching of ‘Iloilo, the Most Noble City’ book

Museo Iloilo, repository of Iloilo’s illustrious past play host today to the book launching of “Iloilo, the Most Noble City: History and Development 1566-1898.” Out on a limited edition, this highly-anticipated book is the masterpiece of Agustinian priest, Reverend Father Policarpo F. Hernandez, OSA.


LGU must review dengue action plan

Department of Health (DoH)–6 Regional Epidemiologist Dr. Glen Alonsabe recommended the review of the strategy employed by the city and province of Iloilo in eliminating the occurrence of dengue cases.

UPV to host Tabuena’s surrealist paintings and abstracts

“The final work is formed by several things: abstraction, surrealism, observed and idealized thoughts of uncomfortable composition and a practiced sense of organized chaos,” is how this artist would describe his work. Indeed, the clean line

Western Visayas is ready for a possible El-Niño

The Department of Agriculture–Regional Field Unit 6 (DA-RFU 6) is ready for the anticipated El Niño phenomenon, according to DA regional executive director Larry Nacionales.


City gov’t taps media in fight vs. colorum trikes

ROXAS CITY – City Mayor Vicente Bermejo said that he wanted to tap members of the local media to be part of the flying squad to crack down on colorum tricycles that are still illegally plying their routes in the city.

Capiz H1N1 cases up to 13, Dengue, 78

ROXAS CITY – A(H1N1) influenza victims in Capiz province abruptly increased from 5 to13 while dengue fever also increased to 78 victims with one death as of press time, Dra. Amelita Robles, City Health Officer, said last Wednesday.

DPWH legal counsel: No suspension yet for construction firms

ROXAS CITY – The legal counsel of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) regional office said yesterday that they have not yet received an order relative to the suspension of several construction firms handed down by their central office.


Negrenses urged to paint Bacolod City red on SONA day

BACOLOD CITY — Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan)-Negros Secretary General Felipe Gelle Jr. yesterday urged the Negrenses and Bacoleños to paint Bacolod City red by wearing red shirts on the day of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s State of the Nation Address (SONA).

Victorias residents avail free medicines, consultations

BACOLOD CITY — A total of 1,931 residents from the 26 barangays of Victorias City, Negros Occidental were beneficiaries of the “Handog Sa Pagpalangga sa mga Ilonggo” Medical Mission held last July 18, 2009.

NOPPO holds ‘PNP Night’ today

BACOLOD CITY — In line with the 14th Police Community Relations Month celebration, the Philippine National Police in Negros Occidental will be having its PNP Night today at the Kanla-on Hall of Camp Alfredo Montelibano in Bacolod City.


Bridging the gap
Molo, Iloilo: Its prominent place in history
Beyond ‘trabaho lang’
Coffee reduces diabetes risk
Thrill of the mystery
As seen on TV
Res Gestae
Open the 'playing field'


Anything under the Sun:
Assassination of the century (2)

/ Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

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


Queen Mikee

Queen Mikee: Mikee Marie Armada Chin is this year’s Molo Fiesta Queen

Every locality is proud to present its queen. The more beautiful and intelligent their queen is, the more proud they are. After all, she is a reflection of the locality’s beauty, culture and heritage.

----------------------------------------The Search for the Ilonggo Breakfast

The Search for the Ilonggo Breakfast

The call for the search for the authentic Ilonggo breakfast has been answered and we are now pleased to announce the finalists to this competition, which wsill take place on July 25, 1 PM at Robinsons Place Iloilo.

---------------------------------------- Patrick Lloyd and Jessel’s wedding

Patrick Lloyd and Jessel’s wedding

It was a beautiful day when friends and relatives gathered for the wedding of Atty. Patrick Lloyd Gellada and Jessel Cometa as they tied their selves together to be one in Church and proceeded to have a memorable evening in their dinner reception moments at Hotel del Rio.

---------------------------------------- Djohn Andrew Clement

New designer on the block: Djohn Andrew Clement

A promising young designer has emerged and is expected to influence how Ilonggos will dress up. He is no less than Djohn Andrew Clement, the Robinsons Design Lab Second Run champion.



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