September 23, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Rotary’s boy and girl officials ‘invade’ City Hall

Forty-nine high school students from public and private institutions here have taken the tasks of public officials of the City Government in line with the Boys and Girls Week Celebration of Rotary Club of Iloilo City September 21-27.

This initiative aims to introduce ongoing activities of City Government to the youth as future leaders of the country.

Mentally ill son kills parents, cooks pa’s head

PONTEVEDRA, Capiz – A 25-year old son, who is believed to be mentally ill, hacked his father and mother with the use of an ax causing their instant death early morning yesterday in Brgy. Linampungan here. Not contented, Fernan, who is gay, beheaded his father Federico Dela Vega, 56, a barangay kagawad of the said barangay.

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Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas welcomes Boy Mayor 2009

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas welcomes Boy Mayor 2009 Tyrone Anthony Bretaña of the Ateneo de Iloilo-SMCS and Rotary Club of Iloilo City President Markus Duenneisen to the Boys and Girls Week Celebration September 21-25 which aims to introduce the public governance system of the City Government to future leaders of the nation.

Treñas keeps mum on political plans

City Mayor Jerry Treñas merely kept his silence after reports came out that a signature drive is being conducted by a certain group to push him to run for congressman in the 2010 elections.


Plagata asks CHO to review strategy

City Councilor Erwin Plagata said the City Health Office (CHO) should review its strategy on the anti-dengue campaign after Iloilo City incurred the highest incidence rate in the whole Western Visayas.

Katas ng VAT to benefit some 6,000 senior citizens of Iloilo City

The Katas ng VAT: Tulong Para kay Lolo at Lola project of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is expected to benefit some 6,000 senior citizens from Iloilo City.

October 1-7 is Elderly Week

The contributions of the older persons in nation building will be given more emphasis as the country celebrates the Elderly Filipino Week from October 1-7, 2009.

PhilHealth Dependent-Child

PhilHealth entitles dependent-child, from infancy up to adolescence or even during one’s lifetime–to enjoy PhilHealth benefits.


Sapian First Lady leads livelihood training

SAPIAN, Capiz – Believing that education is the key to success, Sapian First Lady Inday Vangie Orosoco, Ph.D., led the livelihood training program for the Sapianons which started last Sunday and will end on Friday.

Gov. Tanco sees a probable severe power shortage

An additional power source of 15-19 megawatts must be made available before Dec. 25, 2009 for CAPELCO. Otherwise, a 10 – 12 month severe power shortage will affect the Province until Global Power’s coal-fired power plant operates on October 2010.


259 Senior Police Officers undergo On-line Leadership Course

CAMP CRAME — Police Deputy Director General Edgardo E Acuña, Chief of Directorial Staff of the Philippine National Police, graced the opening of the Online Leadership and Management Courses for Provincial and City Directors and Chiefs of Police at the PNP Training Service held here yesterday.

Bacolod City celebrates Boys & Girls Week

The boy and girl officials, who were elected and appointed in line with the Boys & Girls Week celebration, officially assumed their respective government positions yesterday.

Disaster coordinating councils hold rescue olympics

BACOLOD CITY — Defense Secretary and National Disaster Coordinating Council Chair Gilberto Teodoro Jr. is set to formally open the rescue olympics and camp evacuation management competition at the Panaad Park and Stadium today (September 23).


Religion in school
Environment-loving cops
Again, I’m leaving on a jet plane (2)
As seen on TV
At Your Service
Dr. Google and Cyberchondriacs
Bridging the gap
The railroad network in the Visayas (II)


Princess Amelia

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Bull's Eye:


Anything under the Sun:
Mother Rosario (7)

/ Atty Rex S. Salvilla

Untold story behind Roxas’ renouncement

/ Raphael Locario

President Noynoy?–Why Not Indeed?

/ Ma. Zenaida B. French

Bull's Eye:
Is there Dinagyang 2010?



Ilonggos: Vote for Sirko

Ilonggos: Vote for Sirko

“Sirko” is the lone Ilonggo entry in the Narrative Category of the Microcinema Festival, hosted by the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP). This is a nationwide online film competition.

----------------------------------------Bacolenos welcome Providence Negros SRDC

Bacolenos welcome Providence Negros SRDC

Marketing faces from St. Rafael Development Corporation (SRDC) Bacolod Office welcomed residents of Bacolod City in a business presentation held recently at Business Inn where marketing boss Jonathan Jerusalem hosted a buffet dinner for enthusiastic Bacolenos in their quest to won a home of their own.

----------------------------------------Guimaras CBRTs receive garden swings

Guimaras CBRTs receive garden swings

Guimaras—-The Provincial Government through the initiative of Governor Felipe Hilan Nava turned-over the 20 units of garden swings to eight Community-Based Rural Tourism and four local government units of Guimaras: Nueva Valencia, Sibunag, Buenavista, Jordan.

---------------------------------------- The SOS Children’s Village-Iloilo Fun Run

The SOS Children’s Village-Iloilo Fun Run

For the first time, the SOS Children’s Village-Iloilo is initiating a fun run. Its main objective is to raise 2,000 friends who will support 3,320 children until the year 2016.



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