December 11, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Soldier killed as Army overruns NPA camp

Members of the Philippine Army gave another blow to the New People’s Army (NPA) after overrunning one of the latter’s camp in Southern Iloilo yesterday morning.

PEDC’s P364 M transmission line to ensure reliable power

Panay Energy Development Corporation (PEDC), an affiliate of Global Business Power Corporation (GBPC), launched yesterday the construction of a 138 kilovolts (kV) transmission line going to the substation of National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) in Sta. Barbara, Iloilo.

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Inmates at the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) in Brgy. Nanga, Pototan, Iloilo

Inmates at the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) in Brgy. Nanga, Pototan, Iloilo work double time on made-to-order Christmas lanterns as the Yuletide season is already in the air.

IDFI optimistic on P9M budget for 2010 Dinagyang

Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI) president Lee Chuan said they are optimistic to reach the P9 million estimated budget for 2010 Dinagyang Festival despite the economic crisis.


Paraw Regatta 2010 launching today

The country’s best sports tourism event Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival kicks off with a smooth-sailing start with its launching on Dec. 11 at 2pm at SM City Events Center.

Iloilo to inaugurate Provincial Art Gallery

Governor Niel D. Tupas, Sr. will be inaugurating the Iloilo Provincial Art Gallery dubbed Casa Real which is located at the Old Iloilo Provincial Capitol Building, Iloilo City today December 11, 2009.

Divinagracia: I’m still president of ABC City Proper

Punong Barangay Roberto “Bobby” Divinagracia yesterday denied reports that he was already unseated by Hughes Barangay Captain Romualdo Jalandoni as Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) City Proper president.

ICHPC to treat city inmates with a party

The Iloilo City Hall Press Corps (ICHPC) will have a gift-giving activity on Saturday, December 12, to some 100 inmates of the Iloilo City Detention Jail. The activity is already on its 9th year.

Iloilo City’s plastic wastes spawn livelihood

A number of indigents have found a source of livelihood from the mounting plastic wastes disposed at the Calajunan dumpsite in Mandurriao district, Iloilo City.


Cantiller: Martial law baseless and unnecessary

ROXAS CITY – Board Member Baden Cantiller said that President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s declaration of Martial law in Maguindanao is baseless and unnecessary.

Capiz SP urges Congress to revoke Martial Law

ROXAS CITY – The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) in its regular session yesterday has approved a resolution calling on Congress to revoke Presidential Proclamation No. 1959 “proclaiming a state of martial law and suspending the privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus in the province of Maguindanao.”

PNP: ‘Sinadya sa Halaran generally peaceful’

ROXAS CITY – The holding of Sinadya sa Halaran as well as Western Visayas Tourism Assembly here was generally peaceful, Sr. Supt. Josephus Angan, provincial director, said.


Another Negrense runs for senator

MANILA – Another Negrense is seeking for an office in the Senate of the Philippines in the person of Atty. Alex Lacson.

First Negros Building and Construction Expo launched

The United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) Negrense Chapter, United Architects of the Philippines Student Auxillary La Consolacion College-Bacolod Chapter and United Architects of the Philippines Graduate Auxillary LCC-B Chapter launched the first Negros Building and Construction Exposition (NBEX) organized by the at the SM City Bacolod, Monday.

Solid waste mgt advocates visit San Carlos City’s Eco-Center

The Bacolod Anti-BAHA Alliance (BAHA), Alyansa Kontra Basura, (ALKOBA) and the officials of Brgy. Felisa visited San Carlos City recently to see for themselves the multi-awarded Eco-Center of the city.


Our standard, our reference
FAABC: A time to rejoice!
Warning on DHEA
Eye Opener
Gathering of Ilonggo writers December 12
As seen on TV
Martial Law the third
Massacre and impunity


Trauma nation

/ Gail Ilagan

Worst is coming?

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

BYLI… inspiring the youth to work for a better Philippines

/ Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Reduce your carbon footprints

/ BKathy M. Villalon

Retrain policemen

/ Erly C. Garcia


A party for the UI Alumni

A party for the UI Alumni

The University of Iloilo-Phinma Educational Network treated the alumni in a cocktail party held at Esca’s Restaurant recently. That evening, the board of directors of its alumni association was introduced and the uniforms of the school’s varied departments were presented in a fashion show.

----------------------------------------Danielle’s birthday bash with Barney

Danielle’s birthday bash with Barney

Dad and Mom Danny and Donna Uytiepo were all smiles to treat their Baby Danielle Marie to a Barney Party on her 3rd birthday held at their posh residence in Bacolod City. Danny invited his relatives and friends as Donna called on the same for he own relatives and closer friends

---------------------------------------- A night of poetry

A night of poetry

Poets, aspiring ones and curious individuals, gathered one weekend evening at Crammers to share our poems as well as discuss these. Thanks to Mel Turao and Prince Golez for initiating this successful activity.

----------------------------------------Red Ribbon launches new products

Red Ribbon launches new products

The year 2009 marks the 30th year of Red Ribbon Bakeshop, Inc. (RRBI) in the country’s bakeshop industry. As another feather is added on its cap, Red Ribbon continues to bring celebrations into greater heights with its great-tasting cakes, sumptuous pastries, delectable breads and savory meals.


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