October 30, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Loren says NPC 110% behind her VP bid

Senator Loren Legarda, who earlier announced her vice presidential bid in the 2010 election, said her party the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) is “110 percent” solidly behind her despite the surprise withdrawal from the party of Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero recently.

Taxes provide enough basic social services to Ilonggos

City Mayor Jerry Treñas said taxes collected from the different types of businesses in the city helped the city government in achieving its vision of providing sufficient social services to every Ilonggo.

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Children have started cleaning the tombs at the Tanza cemetery, Iloilo City’s largest public graveyard

Children have started cleaning the tombs at the Tanza cemetery, Iloilo City’s largest public graveyard, in preparation for the All Saints’ Day celebration this Sunday.

Treñas to announce political plan Nov. 3

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas will announce his political plan for the 2010 election on November 3, 2009. He will make his announcement at the Treñas Law Office, 2nd floor of the Golden Commercial Center Building at Iznart, City Proper.


SP defers appointment of new CEO head

Even before the appointment of the current officer-in-charge of the City Engineers Office (CEO) is confirmed by the Sangguniang Panlungsod, a new name cropped up as recommendee for the post.

San Jose, Tobias Fornier towns vie for Excellence Award

SAN JOSE, Antique – The Municipal Government of San Jose de Buenavista and Tobias Fornier vie for the Regional Search for Regional Excellence in Local Governance Awards after winning the provincial level competition of the Category A – 1st to 3rd Class and Category B–4th and 6th Class Municipalities.

RESA law boosts government’s housing program

The housing program of the government is now bolstered with the enactment of Republic Act 9646 otherwise known as “The Real Estate Service Act of the Philippines” (RESA).


Railway squatters get 60-day TRO but judge won’t honor it

ROXAS CITY – The Court of Appeals yesterday granted a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) to the 139 squatters on the defunct Panay Railways property preventing the provincial sheriff from implementing the demolition order for 60 days.

Roxas City’s programs for children net P106M

Roxas City – The Roxas City government is set to launch its 5-year Local Development Plan for Children next month.


Traffic rerouting urged for All Saints’/Souls’ Day

BACOLOD CITY — Sangguniang Panglungsod Member Alex A. Paglumotan along with SPM Roberto Rojas passed last session a proposed resolution for the traffic rerouting relative to the observance of the All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day on November 1 and 2, 2009.

NSO-NegOcc holds 18th Statistics Quiz

BACOLOD CITY — University of St. La Salle freshman Carlo Marpa bested 21 other freshmen from 11 universities and colleges in the city in the recent 15th Statistics Quiz conducted by the National Statistics Office in Negros Occidental.

Tan resigns as NCR-LTO chief to focus on political plans

BACOLOD CITY — National Capital Region Land Transportation Office (LTO-NCR) chief Ricardo ‘Kano’ Tan, a Bacoleño, has tendered his resignation effective Wednesday, October 28, to give focus on his political plan this coming 2010 elections.


Halloween / Undas thoughts
As seen on TV
Trip or treat?
Smiles, tears, and laughter of our lives
Patience, lots of it
Eye Opener
Thompson Bible Seminar a resounding success
Two faces of a crime


‘The Firm’ saving last dance for Mar

/ Raphael Locario

Bull's Eye:
Libre Sakay


Letter to the Editor:
Authorship of letter disclaimed

/ Kathy M. Villalon

ABC: Abortion and breast cancer

/ Kathy M. Villalon

Goosebumps: I’m glad I fear. I realized that fear fuels us.

/ Ma. Zenaida B. French

Bababa ba? Bababa

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


The I-Serve Writers’ Summit

The I-Serve Writers’ Summit

I-Serve, a non-government and non-profit volunteer organization held a Writers Summit for College Students recently at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol Building. The invited lecturers were Ted Aldwin Ong (Opinions and Impact on the Society), me (Layouting)

----------------------------------------Edz Autencio: A Passion for Fashion

Edz Autencio: A Passion for Fashion

Fashion design is the applied art dedicated to clothing and lifestyle accessories created within the cultural and social influences of a specific time. The second Indigenous Fiber Fashion Fair held in SM City Iloilo on August 10-16, 2009 paid host to several booming fashion designers of this time.

----------------------------------------Aromacology Sensi, your way to beauty

Aromacology Sensi, your way to beauty

The Aromacology Sensi Company conducted a free demonstration of skin-care Davao made products at the second floor of Biscocho House with the company’s sales representative, Riza Mae Baguio.

---------------------------------------- SUGA: MasKAHALAM-UTAN


The Silay United Group of Artists (SUGA) is an active group of young artists in Negros and it was founded in February 21st 2009. The group participates actively in various arts-related activities for the development of Philippine arts in Negros and has held several art exhibits in the country.


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