October 23, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Printing of souvenir program for Binirayan 2009: Canceled or finished?

Binirayan Foundation Inc. (BFI) has a lot of explaining to do relative to the printing of the souvenir program for Binirayan Festival 2009 in the province of Antique.

No ICPO overhaul, only reshuffling

Instead of total overhauling of police chiefs as announced by Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 director Chief Supt. Isagani Cuevas, only a reshuffling of police officials was implemented by Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) director Sr. Supt. Melvin Mongcal.

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Candidate Soldiers undergo a Reception of Physical Exercises to orient them in their Military Training prior to taking their oath of service.

Candidate Soldiers undergo a Reception of Physical Exercises to orient them in their Military Training prior to taking their oath of service. 300 Philippine Army Candidate Soldiers took their oath of military service during a simple ceremony held in 3rd Infantry Division headquarters, Camp Macario Peralta, Jamindan, Capiz yesterday.

Pototan mayor seeks help for twister victims

Pototan Mayor Pablo Parcon said he will ask the Sangguniang Bayan (SB) of Pototan to hold a special session for the approval of a Supplemental Budget meant to assist the victims of a twister that hit the town recently.


Mayor orders review of mall security in Iloilo City

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas has instructed all police station commanders to review existing mall security here as an offshoot of what happened Sunday in Greenbelt 5 in Makati.

Tree planting activity eyed in Estancia

Some 3,000 hectares in public and private lands in Estancia are to be planted with trees soon.

Comelec urges voters to beat deadline for registration

With only more than a week left before the deadline of the registration, the City Comelec asked the voters to make use the extended registration hours implemented nationwide to accommodate late registrants.


Group plans to create crisis management center in Boracay

BORACAY ISLAND, Aklan — The Eminent Persons Group (EPG) plans to establish a Crisis Management Center (CMC) to further boost the tourism industry here.

Livelihood training for out-of-school youths conducted in Sigma

SIGMA, Capiz – Gov. Victor Tanco, Sr. and municipality of Sigma with Mayor Maria Andaya in cooperation with Capiz State University (CapSu main campus), TESDA, and DOLE signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the Mobile Technology School (MTS), a livelihood training seminar for the out-of-school youth on October 20 at Barangay Mianay this town

Orosco couple’s 39th wedding anniv, Nanay Meding’s 84th bday

ROXAS CITY – Sapian Mayor Arturo “Turic” Orosco, Sr. and wife Dr. Vangie Oñas Orosco will celebrate their 39th wedding anniversary on Sunday, October 25, while former Mayor Remedios “Nanay Meding” Oñas will also be celebrating her 84th birthday.


Bacolod officials vows hand-off on money for relocation site

BACOLOD CITY – All the city officials have assured that not a single centavo will go to their pockets once the application for the P150 million loan is granted to the city government.

Document shows Rolling Hills control Basoc funds

BACOLOD CITY — Romy Niere, convenor of Save Bacolod Movement (SBM), again exposed another “bombshell” against Bacolod City Rep. Monico Puentevella following the controversial filing of plunder charges against the solon by the Philippine Sports Commission.

Cop in hot water for taking collection money of carnival

BACOLOD CITY — Police Officer (PO) 1 Ramon Senoro is now in ‘hot water’ after a carnival manager accused him of coercion.

Leonardia urged to grant add’l benefits to public school teachers

BACOLOD CITY — Sangguniang Panlungsod Member Wilson Gamboa Jr. recently passed a resolution requesting Mayor Evelio Leonardia to grant additional financial benefit and incentives to all public school teachers in the division of Bacolod City.


To all Filipinos everywhere
As seen on TV
Are you ready to die?
Eye Opener
Thompson Bible Seminar a resounding success
Integral development
Two faces of a crime


After the Deluge, the Political Storms?

/ Ma. Zenaida B. French

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


A Glamorous Awards Night for Camella Iloilo

A Glamorous Awards Night for Camella Iloilo

As Camella Communities Iloilo’s Ninth Founding Anniversary concluded with a glitzy and glamorous awards night last Sept. 30, 2009 at the posh Hotel Del Rio grand ballroom, the whole Savannah community— Camella officers, brokers, agents, and special guests shared an event that would last a lifetime of beautiful memories.

----------------------------------------The Brazilian-Japanese Akihiro Sato @ SM City

The Brazilian-Japanese Akihiro Sato @ SM City

It was a MassKara afternoon when the Japanese-Brazilian singer and product endorser Akihiro Sato arrived at SM City Bacolod. A media merienda with Sato happened at Pietro Café with the tasty pizza slices and tea drinks followed by photo shoots with Akihiro the artist.

---------------------------------------- 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.


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