February 16, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Activists call for release of alleged CPP-NPA leader

Members of different sectoral groups appealed to the government to release Cirila Estrada, an alleged leader of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) who was arrested last week.

Joey De Venecia says automated polls vulnerable to cheating

Senatorial candidate Joey de Venecia III of the Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino (PMP) believes there would be cheating in the first-ever automated election in the country this coming May 10, 2010.

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Bacolod City made history on Valentine's Day when Mayor Evelio Leonardia administered the wedding of 562 couples at the BAYS Center.

Bacolod City made history on Valentine's Day when Mayor Evelio Leonardia administered the wedding of 562 couples at the BAYS Center. The affair had the biggest number of couples in the history of mass weddings in the city.

2 gunmen ambush mayoralty bet’s ally

Police are now looking into the possible that politics could have played a role in the killing of a known political ally of a mayoralty candidate in Iloilo province.



Cuevas cries foul over accusations of Managuit’s wife

Unfair! This is how PNP Regional Director Chief Supt. Isagani Cuevas over accusations hurled by Mrs. Vilma Managuit, wife of slain bomb disposal expert SPO3 Rafael Managuit.

Neophyte cop shot by girlfriend’s ‘snatchers’

A neophyte policeman was injured after he tried to fight off two men who allegedly tried to snatch his girlfriend early morning of Valentine’s Day at Delgado St., Calinog, Iloilo.

WVSU in search of BOR private reps

The West Visayas State University, a premiere state university in Western Visayas, is searching for two individuals to represent the private sector in its Board of Regents.


Barkada Kontra Droga launched in Roxas City

ROXAS CITy – The Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) has launched the Barkada Kontra  Droga (BKD) here last Feb. 11 to tap and empower the youth to be the catalyst within their peer group in advocating a healthy and drug-free lifestyle.

PGMA grants funds for Cuartero, Dao water districts

ROXAS CITY – Cuartero Mayor Roger Flores said that President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo through Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) granted funds for the establishment of a water district in his town and Dao.

Belo bares development projects

ROXAS CITY – Reelectionist Panitan Mayor Katherine “Kit” Belo bared her ongoing development projects and major accomplishments in her town for the past six years not to mention her minor projects as mayor of the said municipality.


Leonardia: Inquiry over P250M loan a ‘sarzuela’

BACOLOD CITY — Mayor Evelio Leonardia yesterday said that the public hearing conducted by Lone District Representative Monico O. Puentevella last Friday over the P250 million loan by the city government with the Philippine Veterans Bank was just mere propaganda because not even one member of the House Committee on Local Government attended the said inquiry.

21 BCPO personnel finish masters degree

BACOLOD CITY — Twenty One personnel of Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) were given certificates of recognition for graduating in their Master in Public Management (MPM) course major in National Security and Law Enforcement at the University of St. La Salle – Bacolod in simple rites held during the traditional Monday flag raising ceremony at the BCPO main office grounds in this city.


Low population causes recession?
As seen on TV
When all we do is farm
Appointment with Love
Drugs devastate lives
One vote has power (3)
Eye Opener
Jamora-Malabor candidacies potential alternative?


down south:
They come in peace

/ Gail Ilagan

Love Search

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Facebook and My Muse

/ Jyska Therese Kuan Ken


Kapehan Sa Hillside: A local TV talk show

Kapehan Sa Hillside: A local TV talk show

A NEW TV talk show program, “Kapehan sa Hillside” was formally launched this month to cater to local viewers in the 1st District of Capiz covering the municipalities of Pontevedra, Panitan, President Roxas, and Maayon. Hosted by JOSE “PEPE” BORRES and DANILO “BONG” BALTAR

---------------------------------------- Fun and moving Ateneo’s Family Day

Fun and moving Ateneo’s Family Day

HUNDREDS of Ateneans and their family members, including alumni, teachers, and friends, excitedly filled the 7.5 hectare new Ateneo complex at Barangay San Rafael, Mandurriao to celebrate the two-day Family revelry over the weekend.

---------------------------------------- Sail on! The Paraw Regatta Festival

Sail on! The Paraw Regatta Festival

SOME 38 years ago, the Paraw Regatta Festival came into being. The first venue for this Ilonggo undertaking was the Anhawan Beach Resort, which was then owned and ran by Dr. Joe Cocjin. The group that organized this was composed of Ilonggos.

---------------------------------------- Keno Quick Panalo opens

Keno Quick Panalo opens

THE Philippine Charity Sweepstakes (PCSO) launched a new and quicker way to win cash. It’s the Keno Quick Panalo situated at the Amigo Plaza Mall. The launching was held last January 22.It was graced by Henri Mazzarelli, president of the Total Gaming Technologies, Inc., Antonio Reyes


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