January 18, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Security plan mapped out for Dinagyang Festival

If things go well as planned, this year’s celebration of the Dinagyang Festival, Department of Tourism’s Best Tourism Event for 2009, will be as secured as in the past years.

Treñas insists authority in closure of Jaro plaza

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas challenged those who question his authority in issuing an executive order for the temporary closure of Jaro plaza to go to court.

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Presidential bet Sen. Manny Villar of Nacionalista Party and Liberal Party

Presidential bet Sen. Manny Villar of Nacionalista Party and Liberal Party vice presidential candidate Sen. Mar Roxas join the Aklanons in their “sadsad” at Pastrana park in Kalibo, Aklan during the Ati-atihan Festival over the weekend.

DA forms Task Force vs El Niño in WV

Foreseeing that the country would experience below-average rainfall as a result of El Niño, the Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Field Unit 6, here has created the El Niño Task Force.


Iloilo City Boulevard eyed as tourist destination

Iloilo City’s boulevard which stretches from Carpenters Bridge in Mandurriao until Barbecue Park in Diversion Road will soon become one of the city’s tourist destination. Presently, the area has become a preferred site of health buffs.

Arroyo launches Caticlan airport upgrading

CATICLAN, Malay, Aklan – President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo led the launching here January 15 of the P2.507-billion Caticlan Airport Development Project to enhance its role as a major gateway to world-famous Boracay Island and the rest of the Philippines.

Agriculture cited for protecting Visayan seas

The Banate Bay Resource Management Council, Inc. (BBRMCI), overseer of Panay Island’s largest fishing ground called Banate Bay, and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have cited the Department of Agriculture (DA) for preserving and protecting the Visayan seas.


Watchtower vs. illegal fishing erected in Sapian Bay

SAPIAN, Capiz – Mayor Arturo “Turic” Orosco, Sr, Ph.D, said that the putting up of watchtower detachment in Sitio Culasi, Lonoy at the said municipality will protect the coastal water against the illegal fishing activities and assist local fisherfolks who complain about such activities perpetrated by illegal fishermen at the Sapian Bay.

CRC warden pushes use of CCTV cameras in jail

ROXAS CITY – The provincial warden of Capiz Rehabilitation Center (CRC) is pushing the use of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras to monitor jail guards’ activities and most especially the inmates inside the jail.

Pontevedra liga prexy sacked

ROXAS CITY – Municipal liga president and ex-officio member of the Sangguniang Bayan(SB) of Pontevedra was preventively suspended for oppression, misconduct in office and abuse of authority.


NFA-Neg. Occ. prepares for El Niño

As PAG-ASA advised concerned agencies to take precautionary measures to mitigate the impact of El Niño episodes, the National Food Authority here is starting to implement measures to prepare for the phenomenon.

Bacolod City strictly prohibits burning of garbage

Bacolod City – The Bacolod City Environment and Natural Resource Office (ENRO) strictly prohibits the burning of garbage to lessen the carbon monoxide emission contribution of the city and is its commitment to the Climate Change issue.


The allure of Avatar 
As seen on TV
PR beyond the Smileys
Choking my sympathies
Does the fetus have rights?
Some Desiderata in this Year of the Tiger
Eye Opener
Forgive those who trespass against you


The Itchy-Bitchy Candidate

/ Dr. Cesar Yap, Jr.

NUJP condemns PSG’s act vs TV cameraman


Bull's Eye:
Hanging bidding


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

/ Atty. Rex Salvilla


Leganes celebrates foundation day

Leganes celebrates foundation day

THE Municipality of Leganes celebrated its 70th foundation day last January with a parade of queens and princesses in the afternoon as well as a fireworks display in the evening. The activity was graced by TESDA Secretary Augusto Syjuco

----------------------------------------Salapi na Kami (CPUHS76ers Reunited)

Salapi na Kami (CPUHS76ers Reunited)

HIGH school undoubtedly is the best part in everyone’s life. It is a stage wherein you have your greatest, happiest and unforgettable life experiences. The CPUHS 76ers (Central Phil University High School Class 1976)

----------------------------------------Big on Books

Big on Books

READING books is a very important preoccupation that should start at a very early age. As early as two years old, children can be trained to love reading for it is through this skill that they become achievers.

---------------------------------------- A dazzling pageantry is on!

A dazzling pageantry is on!

AFTER months of strict screening, 12 lovely ladies emerged as contenders to the much coveted crows, 2010 Iloilo Festival Queen and the Hiyas sg Iloilo. They will compete on Jan. 20, 2010, 6:30 PM at the Robinsons Place Iloilo’s Fountain Area.


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