September 29, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Mabilog declares mayoralty bid in 2010 polls

Vice Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog officially declared his intention to run for mayor of Iloilo City in next year’s election at the jam-packed auditorium of the University of the Philippines in the Visayas (UPV) in Gen. Luna Street yesterday

Politics behind series of robberies in Bacolod?

BACOLOD CITY – Mayor Evelio Leonardia deemed as part of sabotage against his administration the series of robberies in the city of Bacolod as the 2010 election is becoming nearer and nearer.

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Vice Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog declares his candidacy for mayor of Iloilo City

Vice Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog declares his candidacy for mayor of Iloilo City in next year’s election at the University of the Philippines in the Visayas (UPV) Auditorium. Joining him on stage is his wife Ma. Victoria, who is carrying their son Jonathan Felix Miguel, and daughter Patricia.

DOH wants wider measles vaccination coverage

The Department of Health Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD) regional office here recommended that a 2nd dose measles vaccination be conducted also to cover other provinces in Western Visayas after cases of the disease were recently reported in these areas.


Information Technology week kicks off in Iloilo

Stakeholders of the information technology (IT) industry gathered Monday for the kick off of the annual IT week celebration spearheaded by the Iloilo Federation for Information Technology (IFIT), in cooperation with the provincial and city governments of Iloilo.

Jaro II 4Ps parents leaders take oath

The 23 4Ps Parent Leaders of Jaro II covering the 7 barangays: Bito-on, Buntatala, Quintin Salas, Lanit, Cubay, San Roque, and Democracia came to River Queen Hotel at 5:00PM to be inducted of their responsibilities on the implementation of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) last September 22, 2009.

DOLE 6 to employ 210 computer-literate youths

The Department of Labor and employment (DOLE) 6 will soon engage the services of 210 unemployed or underemployed computer-literate youths who are willing to share their expertise in computer operations to out of school youths (OSYs)

DPWH 6 fast-tracks completion of Sta. Barbara-Cabatuan Road

DPWH 6 Director Rolando Asis said that the Department of Public Works and Highways is closely monitoring the completion of the 1.7 kilometer-road from crossing Irigasyon Sta. Barbara to boundary of Cabatuan, Iloilo, to avoid delays in its construction.

Alay Lakad Inc. collects P55,000 for Antique’s OSY

SAN JOSE, Antique – The Alay Lakad Inc., collected a total of P55,954.00 during its annual walk for a cause conducted Sept 25,2009.


Anti-illegal drugs crusader cop dies

ROXAS CITY – A police official died Sunday morning at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the St. Anthony College Hospital after he was admitted last Tuesday for suffering stroke.

Traditional games set for exhibition

ROXAS CITY – A dozen of traditional games will be played by various Indigenous Peoples group members on October 3 at the open field of the Villareal Stadium here as part of this year’s Dungog: Indigenous Peoples festival.


Leonardia launches ‘Bulig sang Bacolod’ for ‘Ondoy’ victims

BACOLOD CITY — Mayor Evelio Leonardia convened yesterday a Multi-Sectoral Group along with different civic organizations and private sectors to forge a joint support and undertaking for the victims of typhoon Ondoy in 25 provinces from Region 1 to Region 5 including the whole of Metro Manila.

City gov’t conducts solid waste IEC in Brgy. Alangilan

BACOLOD CITY — The Bacolod City Solid Waste Coordinating Committee conducted last Saturday in Barangay Alangilan an information and education campaign on solid waste management.


Our sorrows and redemption
As seen on TV
My date with disaster
Again, I’m leaving on a jet plane (3)
A billion deaths
Environment-loving cops
Bridging the gap
The railroad network in the Visayas (II)



/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

‘Rizal Is My President’: The play as positive propaganda

/ Ma. Zenaida B. French

Bull's Eye:


Anything under the Sun:
Mother Rosario (7)

/ Atty Rex S. Salvilla

Untold story behind Roxas’ renouncement

/ Raphael Locario


Lions Clubs Int’l District 301-B Convention

Lions Clubs Int’l District 301-B Convention

Lions Clubs International, one of the largest civic club organizations in the world, celebrated its 1st district convention for District 301-B Philippines and 1st cabinet meeting in Bacolod City recently.

----------------------------------------Iloilo City Integrated Lions Club feeds the kids of Kaingin, La Paz

Iloilo City Integrated Lions Club feeds the kids of Kaingin, La Paz

Almost 74 students of the Kaingin Bliss Day Care Center in Barangay Kaingin, La Paz, benefited from the feeding activity of the Iloilo City Integrated Lions Club. The said center is one of the adopted day care centers of the ICILC.

----------------------------------------Back for more chocolates!

Back for more chocolates!

“Sinful Desires” may be the only time of the year when chocolate lovers enjoy varied chocolate treats at Tinapayan. Satisfy your sweet tooth fantasies from September 28 to October 31, a five-week showcase of delightful chocolate creations at Tinapayan.

---------------------------------------- Silay 4-Day Painting Exhibit

Silay 4-Day Painting Exhibit

Silay Ctiy government presents paintings from the Ramon H. Hofilena Collection featuring timeless pieces of Filipino masters at the Sen. Jose C. Locsin Cultural and Civic Center.



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