October 22, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Iloilo City’s top cop welcomes ICPO overhaul

Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) director Senior Supt. Melvin Mongcal welcomed the decision of the Philippine National Police (PNP) regional command to replace all the chiefs of the six district police stations in the city.

Treñas wants resumption of Dungon creek dredging

City Mayor Jerry Treñas wants the resumption of the dredging works on Dungon creek particularly on areas without mangrove plantations.

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This new road connecting Brgy. Nabitasan, La Paz to Luna Street, passing beside Gaisano Capital mall, is already on its final stage of completion.

This new road connecting Brgy. Nabitasan, La Paz to Luna Street, passing beside Gaisano Capital mall, is already on its final stage of completion. The road which is part of the Flood Control Project will serve as alternative route for city-bound motorists.

DILG marks 18th year of Local Gov’t Code

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Western Visayas and its partners mark today the 18th anniversary of the enactment of Local Government Code of 1991 by showcasing best practices in local governance in Western Visayas.


ICDB’s new management offers better bank services

The new management of the Iloilo City Development Bank (ICDB) is offering better deposit services, loan and other services with focus on the agricultural sector, fishery sector and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

Youth involvement in Climate Change to highlight 4th SWM summit

The 4th Solid Waste Management (SWM) Summit slated November 18-20, 2009 in Iloilo City will be rallying the involvement of young people in advocating for education and action on Climate Change.

Advocates group lauds Senators’ support to RH bill

Advocates group of the reproductive health lauded Senators Francis Escudero and Gilbert Teodoro who remained firm on their stance that the government should have a program on reproductive health.


DOST to conduct energy audit in Capiz

ROXAS CITY – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Provincial Office will conduct an energy audit in the various establishments in the province with significant energy consumption as part of its initiatives to save energy.

DENR observes rise in climate change briefing

ROXAS CITY – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) office in Capiz has noted an increase on the request for climate change and global warming orientations in the province.

CLUP to address environmental issues in Boracay Island

The adoption of the Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) which the Department of Tourism (DOT) has prepared with the help of various stakeholders in the island is a key to addressing several environmental issues in Boracay Island.


NGC land issue finally settled

BACOLOD CITY – Mayor Evelio Leonardia and other city officials were vindicated over the issue on the ownership of the donated property where the New Government Center (NGC) is standing.

P1.8B Bago River Irrigation System benefits 9,627 farmers

BACOLOD CITY — The Bago River Irrigation System Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (BRISRIP) amounting to P1.868 billion serves 9,627 farmers of Southern Negros Occidental.

Kabankalan to host history and culture confab

The Center for West Visayan Studies of UP Visayas in cooperation with the City Government of Kabankalan will hold its 20th Conference on West Visayan History and Culture on Oct. 22 to 25 in Kabankalan Ctiy.


Eye Opener
Thompson Bible Seminar a resounding success
As seen on TV
Daring as daring can be
Integral development
A date with Shakespeare
Two faces of a crime


Statement of the Iloilo chapter of the NUJP on the incident involving photojournalist Tara Yap

/ Executive Committee, NUJP-Iloilo October 20, 2009

Staying healthy amid the economic crisis

/ Kathy M. Villalon

Bababa ba? Bababa

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


SanAg Exhibit: Taking the first step

SanAg Exhibit: Taking the first step

They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, for me it also goes with Art. Recently, the Fine Arts students of the University of San Agustin held their first exhibit outside the school which was held in Red Steakhouse and Gallery, Smallville.

----------------------------------------SM City Iloilo’s bet is SM Little Stars 2009 1st Runner-up

SM City Iloilo’s bet is SM Little Stars 2009 1st Runner-up

The Grand Finals of SM Little Stars was successfully held at the Music Hall of SM Mall of Asia, 6 PM last October 11, 2009. Some 26 cute grand finalists showcased their wit and talent to get the coveted crown but it was Quennie May Sulit of SM Manila who outbest the contestants.

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

The SOS Children’s Fun Run

“Challenge, participation, fun and charity for everyone ” it was all about 1st Fun Run of SOS Children’s Village Iloilo recently. It was opened to anyone and NSTP student ages 14 to 17 years old for three kilometers category and 18 and above

---------------------------------------- A youthful take on the Iloilo River

A youthful take on the Iloilo River

How do you instill on the minds of the students the value of the environment? Through activities that heighten their awareness on such. One of these is the poster-slogan painting and essay writing contest organized by the Iloilo City


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