August 10, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Divino’s death linked to illegal drugs transaction

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) OIC regional director Paul Ledesma attributed the death of Ronnie Divino to illegal drugs trade.

Training for city’s 94 police auxiliaries to start

City Mayor Jerry Treñas said the 94 police auxiliaries who passed the written examination and interview will undergo training this month after the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) has conducted background check.

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Street musicians using improvised instruments attract the attention of bypassers at the Bacolod City public plaza.

Street musicians using improvised instruments attract the attention of bypassers at the Bacolod City public plaza.

Usec. Jamora target of assassination?

A liquidation plot is reportedly in the works with the price put on the head of a prospective candidate for mayor of Iloilo City .

This surfaced over the weekend during a radio interview with the supposed target, Presidential Adviser for Water, Undersecretary Lorenzo “Larry” Jamora.


IFCP mitigates heavy flooding in Iloilo City

Ilonggos will soon have a sigh of relief from perennial flooding once the multi-billion Iloilo Flood Control Project (IFCP) is completed by yearend, Mayor Jerry Treñas said.

MIWD announces low water pressure

Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) informed consumers of low water pressure due to the on-going cleaning of MIWD intake structure at the Maasin dam and the transmission lines from the dam to the reservoir due to siltation caused by heavy rains.

‘We don’t need more laws, we only need to properly implement them’

Amid the seeming race among almost all of the members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod to author ordinances and resolutions that would best serve as their signature pieces of legislation to better familiarize them with the electorate


FCC sponsors acrobatic show

ROXAS CITY – As a pre-activity in the celebration of its foundation anniversary, Filamer Christian College (FCC) will sponsor an Acrobatic Show which will be performed by Gymnics Philippines from Manila on August 25, 2009 at 1:00-5:00 PM, FCC Covered Gym.

LP to oppose Ugyon Capiz bets in 2nd district

ROXAS CITY – Liberal Party (LP) will field candidates for board member in the second district of Capiz against bets coming from Ugyon Capiz, a reliable source told The News Today (TNT).


TF Tiempo Muerto was not created out of whim

BACOLOD CITY — Provincial Board Member Enrique Miguel “Guding” Lacson, co-chair of the Task Force Tiempo Muerto, said that the task force was not created out of whim.

SP authorizes P150M loan for new relocation site

BACOLOD CITY — Sangguniang Panlungsod of Bacolod City recently passed a Resolution authorizing Mayor Evelio Leonardia to sign a Proposed Loan Agreement with the Philippine National Bank in the amount of P150 million to buy 11 parcels of land located in Purok Arao, Barangay Vista Alegre to addressed the demand for a new relocation site.


Works of mercy
As seen on TV
Imperfect Presidency, Perfect President
Bridging the gap
Globalization and Philippine nationalism: Questions and options
COPD from smoking
No birds and beetles and trees?
Anything under the sun
Good Saint Anne


When airheads bloat even more

/ Bryan Mari Argos

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


A Tribute to a King

A Tribute to a King

The very trendy Freddy American Bar and Resto in Sarabia Manor Hotel & Convention Center recently paid tribute to the late King of Pop Michael Jackson with “Heal the World,” an all night long party.

----------------------------------------A gathering of civil registrars

A gathering of civil registrars

In 1998 the Association of Civil Registrars of Iloilo, Inc. was created. It is composed of all City and Municipal Civil Registrars of Iloilo and Guimaras Province. The group is cohesive and it geared towards the improvement of the civil registration system of the province.

----------------------------------------Claravall-Gonzalez School of Classical Ballet’s RAD exam

Claravall-Gonzalez School of Classical Ballet’s RAD exam

The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Ballet Examinations were conducted at the Claravall-Gonzalez School of Classical Ballet recently. The latter is the leading ballet school in Iloilo City affiliated with the RAD in London by an international examination system.

---------------------------------------- New chef’s recommendations at Carlo’s

New chef’s recommendations at Carlo’s

Carlo’s Bakery Cafe comes up with New Chef Recommendations. These are must-tries that would surely become your favorites, enough to visit Carlos’ Bakery Cafe again and again. For starters, try Gambas Al Ajillos or Garlic Button Mushrooms.


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