April 30, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Army to guard 164 insurgents-affected villages in Panay

Starting yesterday, Philippine Army troops in Panay were already placed on red alert status.

“We are on red alert in preparation for the incoming elections. This is in coordination with the Philippine National Police and, of course, with the Commission on Elections (Comelec),”

Mabilog invites jobless to come to Job Fair tomorrow

Iloilo City Vice Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog looks forward to another successful celebration of Labor Day tomorrow, May 1, 2010, through a day-long Job Fair at the SM City event center, organized by his office and the Iloilo Business Club.

“Representatives of 78 national and local companies,” Mabilog enthused, “will be around to accept applicants.

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TNT Publishing, Inc. Managing Director Marichel Teves-Magalona is seen trying out the Precinct Count Optical Scanner (PCOS) machine

TNT Publishing, Inc. Managing Director Marichel Teves-Magalona is seen trying out the Precinct Count Optical Scanner (PCOS) machine in preparation for the coming May 10 elections. With her are Mandy Rivera-Isada, Iloilo Doctor's College executive officer for administration and Dr. Jose Soriano, IDC dean of the School of Physical Therapy. The Brotherhood of Christian Businessmen of the Philippines (BCBP)-Molo Chapter, of which Dr. Soriano is a member, has initiated this project. On May 2, the last series of the campaign for honest elections by the said organization, will culminate at SM City Iloilo. There, a forum and trial of the PCOS machine will be held. Mallers are allowed to try out as well.

LP’s Aquino in Senate’s ‘Committee on Silence’

Senator Benigno Cojuangco Aquino III. 12 long years in public office. 12 long years of the Filipino people’s trust and confidence. And what accomplishment to report now? Track record to boast of? Nada.


Wanted: 17T local, 10T overseas workers for Iloilo, Bacolod

A piece of good news for job seekers. The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) – Region VI announced that thousands of job vacancies await job hunters in Western Visayas.

Employee loses P30K to notorious snatchers

An employee of a clothing company lost some P30,000 after she was snatched while riding a passenger jeepney at La Paz, Iloilo City Wednesday evening.

10 Guimaras vendors receive Nego Karts

Ten vendors from the province of Guimaras are now recipients of mobile or vending carts called “Nego Karts” from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

Waiter retracts accusation versus Jamora

In a surprising turn of events, the alleged former Mang Inasal waiter who broadcast Larry Jamora’s alleged drunken episode is set to retract his statement, and is now willing to testify that the event never occurred. He was reportedly paid by candidate for councilor Plaridel Nava to make the accusation.


Capiz province 1,000 ballots short

ROXAS CITY – Official ballots for the province of Capiz delivered by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) central office lacks some 1,000 pieces.

Del Rosario, Castro top radio survey

ROXAS CITY – 1st District reelectionist Rep. Antonio del Rosario and Mrs. Jane Castro, wife of 2nd District Cong. Fredenil Castro, topped the recent poll survey conducted by the Random Access Consultancy, Inc. (RACI) commissioned by Bombo Radyo Philippines.

Armed men fire guns in front of Capiz guv’s house

ROXAS CITY – Some six to seven armed men fired their guns near the house of Capiz Gov. Victor Tanco, Sr. last Tuesday night in Poblacion, Dumarao, Capiz.


NEDA-VI receives most awards

It was award harvest day for Region VI during the Regional Sub-Committee for the Welfare of Children (RSCWC) 2010 Annual Conference held at A. Venue Suites Hotel in Makati City on April 22, 2010.

CEB salutes workers with P382 seat sale on all domestic destinations

The airline that pioneered low fares in the Philippines, Cebu Pacific (CEB), takes its cue from the current minimum wage in the Philippines, and offers a P382 seat sale to all CEB domestic destinations. In the Philippines, the minimum wage has been pegged at P382 since June 2008.


Defensor-Garin heading for victory
Mark Twain the anti-imperialist
The listener’s duty
The Battle for Credibility
Warning on weight-loss products
Anything under the Sun
President Roxas — a war hero


bull's eye:
Propaganda vs. truth

Lola Nice

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Travesty of justice


10 outstanding students of the region named

10 outstanding students of the region named

The search for the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines for Region 6 culminated with the announcement of the 10 awardees from the roster of 18 finalists during the TOSP Awarding Ceremonies

---------------------------------------- Fun walk, mangrove planting and songs celebrate Earth Day

Fun walk, mangrove planting and songs celebrate Earth Day

Early morning walk from Molo Plaza to Iloilo River starts the Earth Day celebrations for around 150 mostly young people of the city.

---------------------------------------- Miss Silka Iloilo Talent tilt on May 2

Miss Silka Iloilo Talent tilt on May 2

The talent competition of Miss Silka Iloilo 2010 will be held on May 2, 3PM at Robinsons Place Iloilo. The candidates previously competed in the Swimwear and Resort Wear competition in Hotel del Rio last April 17.

---------------------------------------- Work in Style

Work in Style

Being well-dressed for a job interview increases your chance of getting hired apart from being intelligent, skilled, disciplined and confident.



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