October 9, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Treñas to ICPO chief: Throw out of city non-performing cops

City Mayor Jerry Treñas yesterday issued a stern warning to Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) Director Sr. Supt. Melvin Mongcal to transfer policemen considered as “non-performing assets” outside of Iloilo City.

Aquino-Roxas here for 3-day Negros, Panay sorties

A multi-sectoral consultative dialogue is the main thrust of the two-island, three-day swing by Senators Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III and Manuel “Mar” Roxas II, October 8-10, 2009.

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Students of Rizal Elementary School in Tanza, Iloilo City

Students of Rizal Elementary School in Tanza, Iloilo City wade in floodwaters as the area become submerged due to intermittent heavy rains yesterday.

Iloilo readies round 2 of Filariasis mass drug administration

Health authorities in Region VI and the local government of Iloilo are all set to eliminate Filariasis in Iloilo province starting October 15 to November 15, 2009. “Filariasis one of the eradicable diseases,” said Dr. Patricia Grace Trabado, provincial health officer of the Iloilo Provincial Health Office in a telephone interview with PIA, recently.


ICPO chief orders: Bring back La Paz PNP escapees

Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) chief Senior Superintendent Melvin Mongcal has ordered the immediate arrest of the two prisoners who bolted out of the La Paz police station lock up cell recently.

Soliva to attend Japan training

Janine A. Soliva, a person with disability, is the lone delegate to Asia-Pacific leadership training in Japan on October 13-December 5, 2009.

AFP accepts applicants for marines

Being a vanguard of peace, does not only means sacrificing one own self for a member of Philippine Marines. The government of this country also do compensate them with all of the benefits which are due to them.


Tanco assures enough supply of rice, livestock in Capiz

ROXAS CITY – Capiz Governor Victor Tanco, Sr. has assured enough supply of rice, corn and livestock in Capiz despite the typhoons Ondoy and Pepeng calamity in Luzon which triggered rice shortage nationwide.

Nonoy, Mar visit in Capiz to reveal political line up?

ROXAS CITY – Will the visit of Sen. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III and Sen. Mar Roxas II in Capiz reveal the local political line up for Liberal Party (LP)?


Felisa dumpsite now rehabilitated

BACOLOD CITY — At least 2.5 hectares of the 4.2-hectare dumpsite at Barangay Felisa are now covered with soil and rehabilitated, Mayor Evelio Leonardia said.

Felix to NOPPO personnel: Be healthy

Policemen must keep their health on check and be on alert as to their physical conditioning in the performance of their daily routines as police officers.

NSO conducts survey on domestic visitors

BACOLOD CITY — Three nationwide surveys are being conducted simultaneously by the National Statistics Office this month.


Honesty: a lonely word
As seen on TV
Emotional rehab
Bridging the gap
Globalization and nationalism: Strange bedfellows (II)
Pundit vs. prophet
Environment-loving cops


Two typhoons, an earthquake and a tsunami

/ Ma. Zenaida B. French

Bull's Eye:
Atty. Rene Villa’s media blitz


Iboto natin ‘Perlas ng Silangan’

/ Ka Noel Malicdem

Oratio Imperata; Let us also help



/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


Who will be SM’s Little Stars?

Who will be SM’s Little Stars?

On Sunday, October 11, twelve pairs of cute, talented, and adorable kids will compete in the Grand Finals of the SM Little Star pageant, which will take place at 6:00 PM at the Music Hall of the SM Mall of Asia.

----------------------------------------Bacolod artist designs NPC stalwarts trophies

Bacolod artist designs NPC stalwarts trophies

The custom-designed trophies that will be given to the stalwarts of the Negros Press Club will feature a quill, the universal symbol of journalism, and ‘paper’ – two of the basic weapons of journalists, says Bacolod artist Manny Montelibano who designed them .

---------------------------------------- The Iloilo Bamboo Market Fair

The Iloilo Bamboo Market Fair

The Iloilo Bamboo Market Week, spearheaded by the Department of Trade and Industry for six years now, has formally opened last Oct. 5, 2009 in SM City Iloilo. It highlights the bamboo, a tall grass that is very important for several reasons.

----------------------------------------Tourism cycling fun ride a success

Tourism cycling fun ride a success

More than 350 fun riders from 28 biking clubs participated in the First Tourism Cycling Fun Ride organized by the Provincial Tourism Office in partnership with Med Trek, Armands Bike Solution in cooperation


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