November 9, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Fish supply in Western Visayas sufficient—BFAR

Western Visayas has sufficient fish supply based on the sufficiency trend noted by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR).

Plunder rap vs solon now with Ombudsman

BACOLOD CITY – Save Bacolod Movement (SBM) spokesperson Romy Niere confirmed yesterday that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has already endorsed to the Office of the Ombudsman the plunder case filed against Bacolod City Lone District Representative Monico Puentevella by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC).

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Performers strike a pose during the Pintaflores Festival streetdancing

Performers strike a pose during the Pintaflores Festival streetdancing in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental last Thursday, November 5.

Motorcycle enthusiasts seek local gov’t support

Motorcycle enthusiasts here in Iloilo City are worried after the chief of Molo police station threatened to bump them if they are found racing on the road. The Molo police chief made the warning last Friday night as several motorcycle enthusiasts gathered near the Molo cemetery.


Comelec says Iloilo City now 80% prepared for polls

The Iloilo City Comelec rated 80% the city’s preparedness for the 2010 elections stressing that there are still lots to do as far as cleansing the voters’ list and educating the voters for the automated polls next year.

Jap-donated fertilizers to boost rice production

The Department of Agriculture (DA) here expects higher rice yield with the fertilizer grant from the Japanese government to underprivileged farmers here.

Wanted: Best DOLE-assisted livelihood projects in WV

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is searching for the best livelihood projects assisted in Western Visayas to compete with all the regional awardees for the island group level and eventually for the national level.


Factionalism in LP cause bets to quit

ROXAS CTIY – Factionalism in the Liberal Party (LP) reportedly caused the resignation of two of its loyal members recently.

Police facing blank wall on slay of Panitan village chief

ROXAS CITY – Police in Panitan are still facing a blank wall as to the identity of the suspects in the killing of Quios Bgry. Captain Rolando Besorio who was gunned down in broad daylight in Sitio Bocboc, Quios, Panitan, Capiz last Tuesday noon.


NegOcc holds Coop congress

BACOLOD CITY – The Provincial Government of Negros Occidental through the Negros Occidental Cooperative Development Council (NOCDC) held a Cooperative Forum and Congress attended by more than a hundred cooperative members and officers from all over the province at the Capitol Social Hall recently.

SBM to PSC Comm. Loretizo: Resign

BACOLOD CITY – Save Bacolod Movement (SBM) dared Philippine Sports Commissioner Eric Loretizo to resign from the PSC.

City gov’t employees receive early year-end bonus

BACOLOD CITY — Mayor Evelio Leonardia recently ordered the release of the remaining half or balance of the year-end bonus this year of qualified city government employees with the appropriation of P11, 654,863.50.


Person over ideas
As seen on TV
Guns ruled again
Eye Opener
Treñas, Mabilog versus the Gonzalezes
Halloween / Undas thoughts
Two faces of a crime


Bull's Eye:
Silent worker


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


Celebration at Garden of the Ascension

Celebration at Garden of the Ascension

Every November 1, Garden of the Ascension celebrates All Saint’s Day (All Soul’s Day is on Nov. 2) with Halloween-inspired and fun-filled activities at their site. The day started with a mass officiated by Rev. Fr. Juarlito Provido, followed by a blessing of the graves.

----------------------------------------An impression of art

An impression of art

Artist Roberto Vargas is an impressionist. Impressionism, as an art style, began in the 19th century, characterized by visible brush strokes, open composition, emphasis on light and its changing qualities, ordinary subject matter...

---------------------------------------- Migo Lorenzo Ildesa

Migo Lorenzo Ildesa

Not only Filipinos, but certainly all Ilonggos have at least one good news to cite in these recent months that were mostly about the awesome damage of typhoons Ondoy and Pepeng. Miguel Lorenzo Ildesa from PAREF-Westbridge School is one of fourteen Prize Awardees in the Australian Mathematics Competition last August 6, 2009.

---------------------------------------- Photographic Society of Iloilo turns 29

Photographic Society of Iloilo turns 29

Photography hobbyists and friends gathered to celebrate the 29th anniversary of the Photographic Society of Iloilo (PSI). The event was held at the Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center.


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