November 12, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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IRC inmates stage noise barrage, want jail warden out

Inmates of the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) in Brgy. Nanga, Pototan, Iloilo held a noise barrage yesterday morning to call for the ouster of provincial warden Atty. Sotelo Gardoce and denounce the oppressive act of a lady jail guard.

Partial resumption of Dungon creek dredging OK’d

Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB) has already issued a clearance for the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to proceed with the dredging of Dungon creek.

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Inmates of the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) display placards

Inmates of the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) display placards calling for the ouster of provincial warden Atty. Sotelo Gardoce and provincial guard May Flor Cepeda.

NPA rebel in Igbaras van-torching yields

A member of the New People’s Army (NPA) involved in the van-torching in Igbaras, Iloilo a few months ago voluntarily gave himself up to the police authorities in Arevalo district, Iloilo City.

1Lt. Mark Andrew T. Posadas, public information officer of 3rd Infantry (Spearhead) Division based at Camp Macario Peralta, Jamindan, Capiz, identified the rebel surrenderee as Jason Elgardio alias John/Jan, 20, of Sitio Baguan, Barangay Igbanaba, Igbaras.


‘Don’t hate politicians for you are also politicians’

“You too, are all politicians, once you have achieved a level of performance that allows you to make a choice.”

PGMA to relinquish Lakas chairmanship

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is set to relinquish the chairmanship of Lakas-Kampi CMD (Lakas-Kabalikat ng Malayang Pilipino-Christian Muslim Democrats).

Rep. Plaza promotes advocacy for children, agriculture

Congressman Rodolfo “Ompong” Plaza of the Lone District of Agusan del Sur dropped by the Bethel Temple Church last Saturday accompanied by Atty. Dan Cartagena, head of the Noynoy Aquino for President Movement (NAPM)-Iloilo.


Bermejo-Altabano tandem vs. LP Del Rosario wing in 2010 polls

ROXAS CITY – City Mayor Vicente Bermejo tandems with City Councilor Dennis Altobano to oppose Liberal Party’s 1st District Congressman Antonio Del Rosario in the 2010 election.

City, province sponsor free showing of Pacquiao-Cotto fight

ROXAS CITY – The city government under the leadership of City Mayor Vicente Bermejo and Capiz province headed by Gov. Victor Tanco, Sr. will bring a live show here on Sunday, November 15 of the most awaited boxing bout between the reigning pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao and Puertorican Manuel Cotto in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Task force eyes political angle in killing of village chief

ROXAS CITY – Task Force Quios which was earlier formed by Sr. Supt. Josephus Angan, director of the Capiz provincial police office is following a political angle on the killing of Quios Barangay Captain Rolando Besorio.


Provincial jail inmates undergo skills training

BACOLOD CITY — Twenty inmates of the Negros Occidental Provincial Jail are undergoing a 10-day skills training on Pandan bag-making, as part of Gov. Isidro P. Zayco’s program on providing livelihood opportunities for the inmates.

Mayor asks SP to declare imminent danger on Banago-Sibucao Bridge

Mayor Evelio Leonardia has requested the Sangguniang Panlungsod to pass a resolution declaring that there is an imminent danger of calamity on the Banago-Sibucao Bridge in Barangay Banago pursuant to a circular of the Department of Interior and Local Government.


As seen on TV
A journey towards road peace
Banning God in public places
Eye Opener
Treñas, Mabilog versus the Gonzalezes
Halloween / Undas thoughts
Two faces of a crime


IRRI @50: Does it ensure food security or food insecurity?

/ Adam Jesus B. Bering

Bull's Eye:
Money war


Feeding your dragons and staying young

/ Kathy M. Villalon


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Letter to the Editor:
Authorship of letter disclaimed

/ Kathy M. Villalon


Halad Bata

Halad Bata: A Terracotta Exhibit

At the center of the exhibit area was a towering sculpture of a tree surrounded by human mouths below it. The upper part shows the efforts of the younger generation in helping protect Mother Earth. The mouths depict the population that is dependent on Mother Earth’s resources.

----------------------------------------GMA holds medical, dental mission

GMA holds medical, dental mission

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of GMA TV-6, an outreach activity was held at the La Paz Plaza last Oct. 31, 2009. The Ilonggo Kapuso enjoyed free services like medical check-up, medicines, haircut, massage and a livelihood training conducted by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI 6).

---------------------------------------- Plazuela de Iloilo

Plazuela de Iloilo: Gateway to Iloilo’s Progress and Urban Facelift

Ilonggo’s pride and visionaire Dr. Rogelio Florete Sr has once again set his eyes to his beloved city when he commissioned the internationally renowned urban planner and designer Palafox and Associate to come with a design

---------------------------------------- Waxworks V

Waxworks V: ‘Kilometrahe Trese’

At Negros Museum, WAXWORKS–an inter-active exhibit presentation by The Performance Laboratory, had been ongoing during every Halloween, and on its fifth year now presents KILOMETRAHE TRESE.


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