December 16, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Estancia mayoralty bet first to ask for police security

Because of the alleged threat on his life, a mayorable in the northern town of Iloilo asked for police security before the Police Regional Office (PRO) VI yesterday. PNP Regional Director Chief Supt. Isagani Cuevas confirmed that Rene Cordero, former mayor and now mayoralty candidate of Estancia town, requested for personnel security.

3ID chief: Security operations to go on in absence of SOMO

The internal security operations (ISO) of the Philippine Army’s 3rd Infantry Division (3ID) will go on amid the Holiday Season. This, 3ID commanding officer Maj. Gen. Vicente Porto said, in the absence of SOMO (suspension of military operations) declaration.

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IN FLAGRANTE DELICTO. Two motorcycles of Iloilo City’s Traffic Management and Engineering Unit (TMEU)

IN FLAGRANTE DELICTO. Two motorcycles of Iloilo City’s Traffic Management and Engineering Unit (TMEU) were caught red-handed violating a traffic rule yesterday. The motorcyles are found parking on an area along Ledesma Street which TMEU itself has designated as “NO PARKING” area.

Cuevas: ICPO Station 1 chief should be probed, relieved

Almost two weeks after the infamous fracas at Luis Linagaan, nothing came up with the investigation.


Iloilo City press corps brings joy to women inmates

Seventy-five women inmates at the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) withholding center for women inmates received a Christmas gift from members of the Iloilo City Hall Press Corps (ICHPC).

Treñas appoints Belosillo as Jaro Agro Industrial Charity Fair chair

The squabble within the Association of Barangay Captains (ABC)-Jaro chapter is expected to blow up with the designation of Barangay Capt. Jonas Antonio Belosillo as chair of the 2010 Jaro-Agro Industrial and Charity Fair.

Newly-designated ABC City Proper prexy debunks Divinagracia’s claim

Supporters of Punong Barangay Romualdo Jalandoni of Brgy. Hughes, City Proper protested the claim of San Agustin Barangay Captain Bobby Divinagracia that he was illegally ousted as president of the Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) City Proper.

Responsible Parenting Movement Teams present in almost all Antique barangays

SAN JOSE, Antique – According to Mr. Primo Ogatis, head of the Provincial Population Office, there are already 503 barangays here that have Responsible Parenting Movement (PRM) Teams. He added that his office had already conducted 525 RPM-NFP classes and had trained 7,595 couples.


Bermejo lays claim to fast development of Roxas City

ROXAS CITY – City Mayor Vicente Bermejo said that the development projects poured by his administration did not have counterpart nor aided by Sen. Mar Roxas, 1st District Cong. Antonio del Rosario and Capiz Gov. Victor Tanco, Sr.

2 candidates in Capiz withdrawn

ROXAS CITY – Two candidates, who filed their Certificates of Candidacy (COCs), had withdrawn from running in public office as of last Monday, the deadline for substitutions set by the Commission on Election (COMELEC).

Rep. Del Rosario boasts of projects in city

ROXAS CITY – Denying all the statements of former 1st District Cong. Rodriquez “Roging” Dadivas, incumbent Rep. Antonio del Rosario said that only one project of his predecessor was not continued for completion and that is the three-story building in Legaspi Street which Dadivas erected during his stint.


Bishop asks bank to hold P250M loan for relocation site

BACOLOD CITY — Diocese of Bacolod Bishop Vicente Navara recently wrote Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) President Ricardo Balbido for holding in abeyance the Loan Agreement and Deed of Assignment entered into by the City Government of Bacolod represented by Mayor Evelio Leonardia

Alay Lakad 2009 draws big crowd despite the rain

BACOLOD CITY — Intervals of rain, sun and drizzle did not stop students, their teachers, police officers, non-government organizations, civic clubs and government officials from marching the street for Alay Lakad 2009.


The War on Dengue
As seen on TV
Our Hyper Acidic Oceans
The plot thickens
Pastoral work requires vibrant interior life
FAABC: A time to rejoice!
Eye Opener
Gathering of Ilonggo writers December 12


Life lessons from student nurses

/ Kathy M. Villalon

We are not Vampires

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Anything under the sun:
The world of Mother Rosario (2)

/ Atty. Rex Salvilla

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.


The Search for Mr. and Ms. Nursing Iloilo 2009

The Search for Mr. and Ms. Nursing Iloilo 2009

The Student Nurses Association of the Philippines – Iloilo Chapter is holding the first ever search for Mr. and Ms. Nursing Iloilo on Dec. 18, 2009 at 6 PM, University of San Agustin Gym. The candidates have been culled from the best Mr. and Ms. Nursing winners in their respective schools

----------------------------------------Sinadya sa Halaran & Western Visayas 2009 Tourism Assembly

Sinadya sa Halaran & Western Visayas 2009 Tourism Assembly

SM City Iloilo mallers trooped to the event center to witness and take part in the exciting cake decorating demonstration held by Kryz Culinary Arts and Restaurant Services Institute (KCARSI). The students of KCARSI’s Bakery and Pastry Production were divided into four groups.

----------------------------------------Ianna is Now 2

Ianna is Now 2

Proud LoloPapa Totong and LolaMama Erlinda treated Jolin’s sweet Baby Juliana to a Jollibee party treat on her 2nd birthday. Friends and relatives were invited and those who came were Lolalola Elvira vda de Javellana, Lolalola Alice Araneta, Cookie Javellana, Kip Javellana, Baby Bob Barbers,

---------------------------------------- It's Christmastime!

It's Christmastime!

How about that, folks? We’re getting into the last month of the year 2009! Welcome to New Year, 2010! OOOPS!! Sorry, just got exited. Can’t get through this month. That fast, huh? This is the Most Merry Month of the year. Just look around you.


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