August 6, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Ilonggos join nation in bidding farewell to Cory

Ilonggos joined the entire nation yesterday in bidding farewell to former President Corazon “Cory” Aquino.

As early as 8 a.m. most people already became glued to their television and radio sets for the full coverage of the funeral.

Cartagena slams present city officials for unresolved problems

Most of the officials and political leaders in Iloilo City belong to the same group, there’s not much opposition, but why does the city can’t move forward?

This was the question raised by lawyer Dan Cartagena amid a multitude of problems faced by the city residents in the past years.

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A Philippine flag in half-mast, yellow flags, ribbons and flowers and Cory Aquino posters adorn the entrance the University of St. La Salle in Bacolod City as a tribute to the icon of democracy.

A Philippine flag in half-mast, yellow flags, ribbons and flowers and Cory Aquino posters adorn the entrance the University of St. La Salle in Bacolod City as a tribute to the icon of democracy.

Leon locals seek SP help anew to protect brgy, stop quarry operations

A recurring problem on quarry operations in one Iloilo barangay once again banded locals to seek action of the Capitol.


DSWD-6 holds FDAPP orientation in New Lucena

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office VI recently conducted an orientation on Family Drug Abuse Prevention Program (FDAPP) in New Lucena, Iloilo.

PGMA to distribute cash grants to Aklan’s indigents

No less than President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is expected to grace the second round of releasing of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) being implemented by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Libacao, Aklan on August 7, 2009.

PMA entrance exam set

Are you interested in following the footsteps of the David Garcia brothers of television’s “Tayong Dalawa”? The Philippine Military Academy will be holding its Entrance Examinations simultaneously on 30 August 2009.


Cory instrumental in Bermejo’s political career

ROXAS CITY – City Mayor Vicente Bermejo yesterday led the city officials in offering mass for the late Pres. Cory Aquino at the Roxas City Cathedral.

Warring city officials united for Cory’s mass

ROXAS CITY – City officials coming from opposing sides showed up together in yesterday’s mass offered for the late Pres. Corazon Aquino. City officials like City Mayor Vicente Bermejo, Vice Mayor Ronnie Dadivas and all city councilors seems to be united yesterday at the mass sponsored by city government.


Negros BIR’s Oplan Kandado in full swing

BACOLOD CITY — With the government setting the revenue target of the country for the second half of the year at P657.79 billion, the Bureau of Internal of Revenue here is intensifying its efforts in its revenue generation measures.

Tabugon, champion in Udyakan dance competition

Tabugon dance group was named champion in Udyakan 09 competition which highlighted the 12th Charter Day celebration of the city of Kabankalan on Aug. 2.

6 wanted persons apprehended in Negros Occidental

BACOLOD CITY — Newly-designated Hinobaan PNP chief Police Senior Inspector Arnold Mesias quickly buckled down to work barely a day after he assumed post as the town’s chief of police after a wanted person was arrested Tuesday afternoon.


Anything under the sun
Good Saint Anne
Bridging the gap
Contemporary Philippines-Japan cultural interconnections
As seen on TV
Tipping point
Si Hope, si Sharon, si Julie Ann, si Joy James, atbp.


Mediamen will forever be grateful to Cory

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Brief encounter with Cory

/ Nelson C. Robles

Thyself before others

/ Kathy M. Villalon

Toss Coin

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


The Ilonggo Breakfast

The Ilonggo Breakfast

The food that we can truly call as the Ilonggo breakfast is Arroz Carajuevo, created by Darryl Jake Enarle, the winner in the Open Category for Pamahaw, The Culinary Search for Ilonggo Breakfast held last July 25, 2009 at Robinsons Place Iloilo.

----------------------------------------Equicom Savings Bank now serving the province

Equicom Savings Bank now serving the province

Equicom Savings Bank Inc. has opened its doors to the Ilonggo community. It was blessed last July 27, 2009. In attendance were top executives who flew from Metro Manila, like Chairman Antonio Go, and Vice Chairman Rene Buenaventura.



The opening of the first one-man-show of Butch Libo-on entitled “PORNOGRAPIPA” was a success. Many guests came to see his wonderful installation of terracotta sculptures and pipes.

---------------------------------------- My Bora and Metro M travel

My Bora and Metro M travel

Recently I took a break and took and took an Ocean Jet Ferry to Iloilo and onward to a land drive to Boracay Island. Our group of Five brought us to the white sand beach island despite some heavy rains that did not stop us from pursuing our desire to take a break.


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