November 5, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Gonzalez camp hurt but accepts Treñas’s decision

Contrary to the expectations of many political observers, the press conference called by the Gonzalez camp yesterday was civil towards the decision of Mayor Jerry Treñas to run for congressman in the 2010 polls.

Court orders exclusion of Mejorada’s name from list of voters

Regional Trial Court Branch 26 Judge Antonio Natino has ordered the exclusion of the name of Provincial Administrator Manuel Mejorada from the List of Voters of Precinct No. 0100A, Barangay Pajo, Alimodian, Iloilo.

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Dr. Pacita Gonzalez cheers as her son Congressman Raul Gonzalez Jr.

Dr. Pacita Gonzalez cheers as her son Congressman Raul Gonzalez Jr. enters the venue of the press conference which is full of their supporters.

Japanese grant a symbol of continuing support to RP

Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines His Excellency Makoto Katsura said the Japanese Grant Assistance to the Food Security Project for Underprivileged Farmers symbolizes Japan’s continuing efforts to provide renewed hopes and greater livelihood opportunities for low-income Filipino farmers.


NAPM-Iloilo head: Treñas’s congressional bid doesn’t change political scenario

Atty. Dan Cartagena, who filed a written opposition against the redistricting of Iloilo City which caused the local administration party to disintegrate into a three-way split, does not see a change in the political scenario in Iloilo City as a result of Mayor Jerry Treñas’s declaration that he will run for congressman.

INHS team dominates stat quiz contest

The Iloilo National High School Special Science Class (INHS-SSC) dominated the Statistics Quiz Contest held at the RDC Hall of the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) Building in Iloilo City recently.

BIR-6 Director wants ‘Oplan Kandado’ continued

Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Regional Director Alert Alocilja said that he would like to continue the “Oplan Kandado,” which was initiated by the resigned Commissioner Sixto Esquivas IV, as a disciplinary measure on erring taxpayers.

Rep. Plaza sets Iloilo City sorties

Representative Rodolfo “Ompong” Plaza of Agusan del Sur will be having a sortie in Iloilo City starting this Friday night until Sunday morning.


Capiz PNP forms Task Force Quios

ROXAS CITY – The Philippine National Police (PNP) provincial office led by Provincial Director Sr. Supt. Josephus Angan, formed task force Quios, due to the series of killings of barangay chiefs in Barangay Quios, Panitan, Capiz.

Wanted: Best Travel Writer

ROXAS CITY – The Department of Tourism (DOT) Regional Office – 6 is looking for the best travel writers in the region who will be included in the list of awardees for the Tourism Excellence Awards during the 2009 Western Visayas Tourism Assembly (WVTA) from December 4 to 6 here.


MEDTREK sets Bike Run to commemorate fallen biker

Cycling enthusiasts and road safety advocates are invited to join the Bike- Run around the city of Bacolod this November 5.

Seminar-training on Civil Registration forms, rules set

The National Statistics Office (NSO) will be conducting a one-day Training Seminar on Civil Registration forms at the Korean Grille Tuesday, November 3.

NONESCOST celebrates Nursing Days 2009

BACOLOD CITY — The Northern Negros State College of Science and Technology (NONESCOST) School of Nursing is celebrating a two-day Nursing Days, that started yesterday, at the Negros Occidental Multi-purpose Activity Center (NOMPAC)


Eucharistic adoration and social concern
As seen on TV
Remembering the dead and other grave concerns
Halloween / Undas thoughts
Smiles, tears, and laughter of our lives
Eye Opener
Thompson Bible Seminar a resounding success
Two faces of a crime


Bull's Eye:


Child labor and other forms of child abuse

/ Kathy M. Villalon

‘The Firm’ saving last dance for Mar

/ Raphael Locario

Letter to the Editor:
Authorship of letter disclaimed

/ Kathy M. Villalon

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

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


The Food and Cake Parade

The Food and Cake Parade

A parade of sumptuous food and delightfully decorated cakes was held by the Kryz Culinary Arts and Restaurant Services Institute (KCARSI) recently at SM City Iloilo. Featured were the creations of KCRASI students who are taking up Commercial Cooking

----------------------------------------A Mass Baptism

A Mass Baptism

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – Filamer Christian College (FCC) and Capiz Emmanuel Hospital (CEH) held a “joint mass water baptism” last October 10, 2009, Saturday, 7 AM at the People’s Park, Baybay Beach here.

----------------------------------------Sasa’s Birthday Cum House Blessing

Sasa’s Birthday Cum House Blessing

It was a cool, windy Monday afternoon in east side of the city where Liza Mae Dela Rosa a.k.a. SASA was having her birthday and house blessing. An afternoon joyfully shared with close friends and relatives.

---------------------------------------- The Varca Center Blessing

The Varca Center Blessing

Fashion designer par excellance Mel Varca warmly welcomed her special guests during the blessing of the Varca Center recently. Also at hand to support her in this important occasion (and he really made sure that everybody had their filling of the cocktails) was husband Lito Chiu.


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