May 25, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Cigarette seen as cause of firecracker factory explosion

Four family members were killed after their house that sheltered firecrackers and its components exploded Sunday afternoon at Brgy. Mohon, Arevalo, Iloilo City.

Iloilo City school to receive hall of fame award

The Nabitasan Elementary School in Lapaz District will receive the Brigada Eskwela Hall of Fame Award on June 18 in Tacloban City.

This was announced by Education Supervisor II Julieta Braga of the Department of Education 6 during the launching of Brigada Eskwela Plus 2010

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A soldier, working together with a concerned citizen, disposes of campaign materials that litter the surroundings in Mina, Iloilo.

A soldier, working together with a concerned citizen, disposes of campaign materials that litter the surroundings in Mina, Iloilo. The 3rd Infantry Division and its subordinate units participated in a region-wide cleanliness drive dubbed OPLAN HOPE with the theme, “Kawal at Pumuluyo, Ugyon Kita Para sa Katinluan.”

Army hauls tons of campaign materials during cleanup drive

An estimated half a million pieces of assorted campaign paraphernalia were collected following the 2-week post-election clean-up campaign spearheaded by the Philippine Army’s 3rd Infantry Division.


CHED urges resumption of drug testing in tertiary schools

The drug testing in tertiary schools have momentarily stopped because of lack of funds, but the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) urges its resumption soonest. 

4-S campaign urged vs Dengue

It is still the 4-S campaign against Dengue that the Department of Health promotes as cases increases with the onset of the rainy season. 

Energy conservation big help to gov’t

Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Utilization Manager Evelyn N. Reyes said the Government Energy Management Program (GEMP) is a great help to the efforts of government to save on electricity and fuel expenses.

Two trike drivers killed in head-on collision

Two tricycle drivers were killed after their vehicles collided head-on Sunday evening at Brgy. Balabag, Pavia, Iloilo.


Aklan population could hit 522,179

KALIBO, Aklan – The National Statistics Office (NSO)-Aklan projected the population in the province to be 522,179 as of May this year.

CSC warns officials on nepotism

In light of the upcoming changes in administration in the national and local government, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) reminds public officials to strictly observe the rule on nepotism.

SMART unit makes fresh push for low-end market

Leading mobile phone operator Smart Communications, Inc. (SMART) has launched a new service geared at providing mobile communication to Filipinos who still don’t have a celphone.


Pinoy workers beat other Canadian immigrants in money remittance

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Despite the global recession, the Philippines is on top of the world in terms of receiving dollars sent by its Canadian migrant workers.

Bayan Telecom trims losses

Bayan Telecommunications Inc. trimmed its net loss in the first quarter of the year to P78 million from P484 million in the same period a year ago.

RP seen to surpass US as geothermal producer

The Philippines is expected to leap over the United States as the world’s top producer of geothermal power, according to a report by the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA).


Test of manliness
Elections afterthoughts: ‘To thine own self be true…’
The truth about MSG
And off they go!
Vote conscientiously as God is watching you


bull's eye:
Election fever

Para kay Inay at Itay

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

LTO as revenue-generating agency (2)

/ Erly C. Garcia


Hongkong Kitchen turns 4

Hongkong Kitchen turns 4

Hong Kong Kitchen turned four years old last May. Its management and staff celebrated this momentous occasion with a mass and lunch.


---------------------------------------- Mooon Cafe opens in Iloilo

Mooon Cafe opens in Iloilo

Mooon Café is a Mexican inspired eating place serving typically international cuisine, but with more focus on Mexican fare and the interior is reminiscent of a Mexican cantina. And it’s now in Iloilo!

---------------------------------------- Plans for the City

Plans for the City

Last May 19, 2010, the Rotary Club of Iloilo, the oldest Rotary Club in the Rotary District 3850, headed by President Bobby Pison took up future Plans for the City of Iloilo during its regular meeting.

---------------------------------------- The USA Scholastic Art Awards

The USA Scholastic Art Awards

The University of San Agustin Bachelor of Fine Arts held the 2nd Scholastic Art Awards at Museo Iloilo. The Art Awards is an exhibition of excellent artworks that aims to so promote the prestige of art making and thereby launch the talents of aspiring artists.


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