February 23, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Catholic faithful asked to pray for rain

Like in Biblical times where Moses cried out to God for water to fill the thirst of the Israelites, Catholic faithful were asked to pray for the rain as the El Niño phenomenon starts to dry wells and affect water supply in Iloilo City.

Baby Arenas: Fight vs. Syjuco not yet over

The group supporting the congressional bid of Ramoncito Arenas in the Second District of Iloilo will continue to campaign against Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) chief Augusto “Boboy” Syjuco even if the former will be totally disqualified.

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Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes (right) listens to the report of the various government agencies

Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes (right) listens to the report of the various government agencies during the Visayas Power Stakeholders meeting yesterday at the Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center in Iloilo City. At left is Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas Sr.

Mandurriao jailbird back in turf

Back to where he belongs.

Almost a week after bolting his prison cell, a suspected drug pusher was rearrested early morning of yesterday at Brgy. San Roque, Jaro, Iloilo City.


FNRI to conduct forum on 7th National Nutrition Survey Results

The Food and Nutrition Research Institute(FNRI)-DOST will present the major findings of the recently concluded 7th National Nutrition Survey (NNS) through a regional forum in Iloilo City on March 2, 2010 at the Iloilo Grand Hotel.

Leganesnons rule 38th Paraw Regatta competition

The seamanship of seafarers from the town of Leganes has yet to worn out through the years as Victor Gordoncillo won over against 49 other contestants in the category A in the paraw sailing contest Sunday.

Visayas’ power woes to end soon, says power exec

Black outs no more? The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) assured that Visayas will have uninterrupted power supply starting next month.


Capiz congressional bets favor abolition of pork barrel if...

ROXAS CITY – Congressional bets from different parties here share a common opinion that it is better to abolish the Countrywide Development Fund (CDF) or pork barrel if such funds will only go to the pocket of congressmen and not properly used for projects.

Heated arguments ensue among UKC, LP bets

ROXAS CITY – Despite the rule of the Colegio de la Purisima Concepcion (CPC) that all candidates will only present themselves and their platforms of government as the title of the forum was “know your local candidates”, there were heated arguments or rebuttal among bets of Liberal Party (LP) and Ugyon Kita Capiz (UKC).

UNICEF launches nutrition campaign for parents

ROXAS CITY – Capiz Governor Victor Tanco recently led the launching of the advocacy campaign on nutrition.


Demolition of 22 illegal structures moved to May 2010

BACOLOD CITY — Legal Officer 2 Atty. Cesar Beloria yesterday said that the Committee on Market Chaired by Sangguniang Panlungsod Member Alex Paglumotan agreed to set aside the demolition of 22 illegal structures situated in Purok Malipayon, Barangay 12 for humanitarian reason.

SP approves health and wellness ordinance

BACOLOD CITY — Bacolod finally moves up from being one of the ideal locations for information technology (IT)-enabled outsourcing industry, to also join the race to become the health and wellness tourism capital of the Visayas.


The duel between sin and grace
As seen on TV
Sects, lies on videotape
50 years and counting
Eye Opener
Political campaign promises
Eating Disorders
One vote has power (3)


Alien Elections

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

down south:
They come in peace

/ Gail Ilagan

Facebook and My Muse

/ Jyska Therese Kuan Ken


One fine dining treat

One fine dining treat

The Pangulong Gloria Scholars taking up Commercial Cooking and Food and Beverage Services at the Kryz Culinary and Restaurant Services Institute (KCARSI), learned the basics of fine dining at Days Hotel Iloilo recently. The theme was “Table manners really matter.”

---------------------------------------- Back to reality

Back to reality

After all the festivals, Iloilo City is back to the nitty gritty of everyday life. Everybody hustles for sustenance and life itself in an environment that is polluted. The number one pollutant in our midst is smoke.

---------------------------------------- Ambahanay


THE first “Ambahany” singing contest was held at Hillside Bar and Resto, Malag-it, Pontevedra, Capiz with the humble but laudable purpose to help promote the talents of the youth in local communities and at the same time, promote our local culture through literary-musical activities.

---------------------------------------- Iloilo Prima Galaw, Inc. performing arts at its finest

Iloilo Prima Galaw, Inc. performing arts at its finest

The men and women of Iloilo Prima Galaw Incorporated work and live from the inside. They drive themselves constantly producing a glow that lights not only themselves but audience after audience. This is them.


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