October 26, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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P28M worth of pro-poor projects launched in Maasin

Twenty-three infrastructure projects, worth a total of P28.349 million, were realized through the KALAHI-CIDSS Makamasang Tugon Project and were inaugurated simultaneously in the municipality of Maasin in Iloilo Friday last week.

Panay-Guimaras electric coops sign MOA with Panay Energy

As a precursor to the signing of Electricity Power Purchase Agreements (EPPAs), seven electric cooperatives under the Panay-Guimaras Power Supply Consortium (PGPSC) signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the Panay Energy Development Corporation (PEDC), a subsidiary of Global Business Power Corporation, Monday last week at Days Hotel, Iloilo City.

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Looking frail and helpless, this beggar in front of the San Sebastian Cathedral in Bacolod City

Looking frail and helpless, this beggar in front of the San Sebastian Cathedral in Bacolod City never gives up probably looking at brighter days ahead.

Treñas tells police station chiefs: Become performers

“I am not hoping for them to become performers, but I am directing them to become performers.”


Treñas undergoes discernment process

For Mayor Jerry Treñas making a decision whether to run for a congressional post or not in next year’s election is not easy. It needs discernment and guidance from God. “I am consulting my spiritual adviser and undergoing a discernment process,” he said.

USA confers ‘Professor’ title on former dean

The University of San Agustin conferred the rank and academic title “Professor” on Dr. Amorita C. Rabuco last October 20 in simple ceremonies at the Iloilo Doctor’s Hospital, where she has been confined for treatment.

Loren: Team-up with Chiz not yet sealed

Sen. Loren Legarda on Saturday said the “Chiz-Loren” tandem in 2010 is not yet sealed, hinting that she is still open to running with other presidential aspirants.


St. Luke’s docs hold free surgical mission in Mambusao

MAMBUSAO, Capiz – Doctors and nurses from St. Luke’s Medical Center (SLMC) held a free minor and major surgical operations last Saturday and Sunday at Mambusao District Hospital which benefited poor patients in the 1st and 2nd districts of Capiz.

Bolante, allies to go for Erap-Binay tandem?

ROXAS CITY – Former Department of Agriculture (DA) Undersecretary Jocelyn “Jocjoc” Bolante and his allies may support the tandem of former Pres. Joseph Estrada and Makati City Mayor Jejomar Binay in next year’s presidential election.


Mayoralty aspirant appeals not to blow-up case vs. brother

BACOLOD CITY – An aspirant for the mayoralty post here in next year’s election Vladimir Gonzales appealed to the public not to blow up the issue against his brother Ariff who was arrested for the crime of robbery and illegal possession of firearms last week.

DOF ‘Project FIRE’ seminars held at NGC

Bacolod City under Mayor Evelio Leonardia hosted the Capacity Building Seminar and Lecture Series on Financial Literacy with Savings Advocacy and Micro-Finance in line with the Financial Independence for a Robust Economy (FIRE) Project of the Department of Finance at the MassKara Hall of New Government Center, recently.


Beware of the technocratic ideology
As seen on TV
Too much water, nothing to drink
To all Filipinos everywhere
Eye Opener
Thompson Bible Seminar a resounding success
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


Are you ready for Emilion?

Are you ready for Emilion?

Are you ready for another food tasting? The invitation called for a taste of Emilion Specialty Restaurant’s baked gourmet specialties plus some old-time favorites made even better by Chef Gene Gonzalez, renowned chef, owner of Cafe Ysabel and Gino’s Fine Dining in Manila and food writer.

----------------------------------------Emerald Lions Club in a joint induction

Emerald Lions Club in a joint induction

The Emerald Lions Club was among the five Lions Clubs that were inducted during a formal program at the Grand Hotel last Oct. 2, 2009. The other clubs were Iloilo City Executive Lions Club, Iloilo City Metro Lions Club, Iloilo City United Lions Club and Iloilo Gardenia Lions Club.

----------------------------------------World Lions Day

World Lions Day

The Panay Council of Lions Clubs held the “World Lions Day” last Oct. 8, 2009 at Dungon B, with the support of its Barangay Captain Paul Dadison. The activities were medical and dental mission, eye screening, bloodletting and feeding.

----------------------------------------The most awarded Maybank Iloilo Branch

The most awarded Maybank Iloilo Branch

Maybank Iloilo Branch is the most awarded branch for the year 2009 among the 45 branches nationwide. The award was given during the Maybank Retail Banking Group Awards Night held at the Diamond Hotel last Oct. 2, 2009.


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