January 12, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Gun ban’s first day nab eight violators in Region VI

A member of the Armed Forces, a government employee, and six other persons comprised the group of violators who were arrested in the first day of the implementation of the election gun ban, which started January 10.

Adhere to visual search in conduct of checkpoints

PNP Regional Director Chief Supt. Isagani Cuevas reminded policemen to always adhere to what is lawful in the conduct of checkpoints.

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Iloilo City Police Office has started conducting checkpoints in strategic areas of the city

Iloilo City Police Office has started conducting checkpoints in strategic areas of the city just like in Brgy. Tagbak, Jaro shown in the above photo as the election period started last January 10.

City gov’t commends 11 auxiliary cops

The Iloilo City government yesterday gave commendation to 11 police auxiliaries who have shown worthy performance during their tour of duty.


PGMA back to Iloilo

Pres. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo will lead the inauguration of the P37 million 50-bed capacity hospital inside the Western Visayas Sanitarium in Sta. Barbara, Iloilo today.

IDFI allocates P200T meal allowance for cops

City Mayor Jerry Treñas said the Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI) has allocated P200,000 as meal allowance of some 700 law enforcers tasked to maintain peace and order during the forthcoming 2010 Dinagyang Festival.

IDFI to start selling Dinagyang tickets Jan. 13

The Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI) will start selling the tickets for the right wing of the Iloilo Freedom Grandstand on Wednesday, Jan. 13.

MIGEDC-JICA traffic social experiment yields results

The social and technical interventions such as social experiments to address traffic problems in Iloilo City are yielding results.


Soldier, 2 civilians jailed for violating Comelec gun ban

ROXAS CITY – An active member of the Philippine Army (PA) and two civilians were apprehended for violation of Commission on Elections (Comelec) gun ban which started last January 10 the start of the election period.

Contreras passes most number of resolutions in Capiz SP

ROXAS CITY – Board Member Esteban “Nonoy” Contreras has the highest number of authored resolutions at the Capiz Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) from January 1 to December 23, 2009.

NFA-Capiz distributes 115T bags of rice in 2009

ROXAS CITY – A total of 115,092 bags of rice have been distributed by the National Food Authority (NFA) – Capiz Provincial Office in 2009 through its various accredited rice outlets.


BCPO intensifies checkpoints

Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) started conducting checkpoints in this city yesterday pursuant to Commission on Election Resolution No. 8729 that orders the establishment of at least one Comelec Joint Security Control Centers (JSCC) checkpoint in each city or municipality to ensure strictly enforcement of the nationwide Gun Ban and other prohibited acts during the 150-day election period from January 10, 2010 to June 9, 2010.

34th Sinulog festival opening salvo today in Kabankalan

A PROGRAM for the opening salvo of the week-long 34th Sinulog 2009 celebration will be held today, Jan.8, 5 p.m. at the city public plaza.

City faces citizen’s suit over P250M loan with PVB

BACOLOD CITY — Lawyer Rolando Villamor confirmed yesterday that he filed a citizen’s suit by way of a petition for injuction with prayer for preliminary injunction and/or temporary restraining order stopping the release of P250 million from the Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) for the purpose of land acquisition intended for relocation site.


Catechism and political engagement
As seen on TV
News sense from nonsense
‘We will not walk in fear…’ (Edward R. Murrow revisited)
DNA: Who is the Daddy?
Eye Opener
Forgive those who trespass against you
A Ransomed Christmas


Bull's Eye:
No segregation


Anything under the sun:
The world of Mother Rosario (5)

/ Atty. Rex Salvilla

Issues in Philippine Education: In Retrospect

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

from the inbox:
NPA did not observe SOMO

/ Daniel Escurel Occeno

Bad people, good people

/ Kathy M. Villalon

Now Showing: 2010

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


Jerson Janeo: The model to watch out for

Jerson Janeo: The model to watch out for

JERSON Janeo lit up the runway of the Robinsons Campus Fashionista 2009 with his presence. His ability to carry any clothing assigned to him as well as that rare X-factor, have made him the favorite of the judges, thus winning him the title of Robinsons Campus Fashionista 2009 for the male category.

----------------------------------------The 1st Little Miss Iloilo grand finals

The 1st Little Miss Iloilo grand finals

Children ages 3 to 9 years old can also be young beauty queens and this was made possible by the holding of the 1st Little Miss Iloilo recently. The event was presented by Amigo Plaza Mall and organized by TMX, travel and marketing experts.

----------------------------------------Robinsons Place Iloilo Cheers Up

Robinsons Place Iloilo Cheers Up

LAST month, Robinsons Place Iloilo organized a Cheer Dance Team Competition, held at the event centre of the mall. It was entitled “Robinsons Place Iloilo Cheers Up Cheer Dance Team Competition.”

---------------------------------------- A Breath of Fresh Air

A Breath of Fresh Air

THE fight against tuberculosis (TB) has gained strength because of the partnership between the government and the private sector. One of the strongest movers in this fight is the Citizens Iloilo Coalition Against Tuberculosis (CiCAT),


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