February 17, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Concepcion PNP chief faces relief due to poor performance

Of the 568 total crime volume in Concepcion town, Iloilo in 2009, only three cases were solved.

This came up after the evaluation of the Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) on the performance of Concepcion Police Station chief Senior Insp. Alejandro Apostol.

Iloilo agri office readies recovery program for El Niño damaged farms

The Iloilo Provincial Agriculture Office is coming up with a recovery program for farmers whose rice crops have been damaged by the El Niño phenomenon.

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Department of Tourism (DOT) regional director Edwin Trompeta, assisted by the Miss Paraw Regatta candidates, cut the ribbon during the opening of the 38th Iloilo Paraw Regatta Photo Exhibit which runs from February 15-21 at SM City Iloilo.

Department of Tourism (DOT) regional director Edwin Trompeta, assisted by the Miss Paraw Regatta candidates, cut the ribbon during the opening of the 38th Iloilo Paraw Regatta Photo Exhibit which runs from February 15-21 at SM City Iloilo.

Authorities ignore protests, rap ‘rebel leader’

Amid the protests from militant groups, the authorities have pressed charges in court against an alleged high-ranking leader of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) who was arrested in Iloilo City last week.


‘Defective’ padlock blamed for inmate’s escape

Robert Baltazar was all up early morning of yesterday. Upon noticing that the rest around him was oblivious about his presence, it was believed that he opened the “defective” padlock, sneak out of the door, and proceeded to the nearby comfort room.

Antique has stable supply of sugar, rice

SAN JOSE, Antique — Amidst growing concern for limited supply of sugar and rice due to long dry spell, National Food Authority reported that Antique has stable supply of both.

Three men rob fishing vendors

Three motorcycle-riding men robbed a couple early morning of yesterday at Guzman St., Mandurriao, Iloilo City. Reports said that Rey Salinel and his wife, Sofia, were on their way to the Iloilo Fishing Port Complex on board a tricycle when the suspects waylaid them.

Ilonggo priest heads CICM

The first Filipino Catholic missionary to Hongkong was an Ilonggo. He arrived there on October 1986 just after his ordination in San Miguel, Iloilo in 1985 – the first hometown ordination there.


US donors visit Kiwanis-FCC NSTP feeding program

ROXAS CITY – American donors of the Kiwanis Balay ni San Jose K-Kids and FCC-NSTP Feeding Program held every Saturday of the month.

LP bets assure Ilonggos of fight vs corruption

ROXAS CITY – Liberal Party (LP) standard bearers Sen. Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III and Sen. Manuel “Mar” Roxas assured the Ilonggos on Panay island that their administration will adhere to the policies of an honest government.

LP, UKC bets tie in Bombo survey

ROXAS CITY – A survey commissioned by Bombo Radyo-Roxas in the first week of this month showed that both the Liberal Party (LP) and Ugyon Kita Capiz (UKC) will have a total of five board members each and will also have one representative each.


PARAB denies TRO over Arao land dispute

BACOLOD CITY — Provincial Agrarian Reform Adjudicator Atty. Isagani Cuello denied recently for lack of merit the prayer for the issuance of Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) against the execution of the Deed of Absolute Sale over a 50-hectare lot intended for the city’s relocation site.

City grants tax exemption to new P60M investment

The Bacolod City Local Investment Board awarded a Certificate of Exemption to Bacolod Big Joc Realty and Management Corporation for their P60 million (preferred investments) East View Hotel and Blue Grass Café, Bar and Grill, located at the corners of Pag-asa and the circumferential road, Brgy. Villamonte, Bacolod City.


Lent is about dying to be born again
Eating Disorders
As seen on TV
When all we do is farm
Appointment with Love
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


A colorful Chinese New Year

A colorful Chinese New Year

The celebration of the Chinese New Year last February 12, a Friday, was a colorful and grand one. It started with a parade from the Provincial Capitol Area, passing through Iznart and JM Basa streets, and ending at the Plazoleta Gay where a cultural show followed.

---------------------------------------- Bacolod celebrates Bacolaodiat 2010

Bacolod celebrates Bacolaodiat 2010

THE weekend brought thousands of Bacolenos into the festival streets as the city celebrated its 5th BACOLAODIAT FESTIVAL in line with the Chinese New Year that coincided with Valentine’s Day.

---------------------------------------- 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.


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