June 24, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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DOH: Ciguatoxin causes food poisoning in Mina town

The Department of Health-Center for Health Development VI (DOH-CHD 6) revealed that ciguatoxin caused the food poisoning of 22 individuals in Brgy. Bangac, Mina, Iloilo very recently.

‘Love triangle’ eyed in ambush of village chief

Police ruled yesterday that the attempt on the life of a village chief is a “crime of passion.”

Insp. Marius Amar, deputy chief of La Paz Police Station, revealed that they already have the identities of the two suspects who waylaid and shot Noel Panes

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Pedestrians find a hard time negotiating the sidewalk along J.M. Basa St. in Iloilo City because of the presence of unregulated sidewalk vendors.

Pedestrians find a hard time negotiating the sidewalk along J.M. Basa St. in Iloilo City because of the presence of unregulated sidewalk vendors. It is hoped that the new city administration will have the guts to bring back the sidewalk to the pedestrians.

Treñas: Shift to LP means more projects for city

Incoming congressman Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas explained that his joining the Liberal Party (LP) of president-elect Noynoy Aquino would benefit the city in general as it would mean more projects for the city.


MIWD mng’t pushes for hiring anew of contractual employees

It looks like the clash between the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) employees and the board of directors are far from over.

Liga prexy opposes brgy polls postponement

Iloilo City’s Liga ng mga Barangay (LnB) president said that there is no reason to postpone the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) and Barangay elections in October.

IPPO gets 120 additional firearms

Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) based in Camp Sumagaysay, Sta. Barbara, Iloilo has received 120 sets of .9mm caliber firearms from the National Headquarters to help in the expansion of their operations.

Drilon to push for Senate inquiry on MIWD

Comebacking Ilonggo Senator Franklin Drilon will push for a Senate inquiry of the controversies hounding the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) which caused a rift between its Board of Directors and management.

New Iloilo gov to take oath before son

Iloilo governor-elect Arthur Defensor, Sr. will be taking his oath before his son who is the Iloilo Third District congressman-elect this coming July 1.

NFA assures enough supply of rice 

SAN JOSE, Antique – The National Food Authority assured that the province has enough supply of rice.


3 business firms in Capiz under BIR ‘watch’

ROXAS CITY – Three business establishments in Capiz are under surveillance by the Bureau of Internal Revenue.

Aklan PNP inaugurates new P10M police building

KALIBO, Aklan — The Philippine National Police (PNP) has inaugurated its new building inside the Camp Pastor Martelino in Barangay New Buswang.

BIR urges Capiceños to join instant prize promo

ROXAS CITY – Taxpayers have already the chance to become an instant millionaire through the Bureau of Internal Revenue’s (BIR) Premyo sa Resibo (PSR).


Agri-fishery sector benefits from technology transfer

The massive delivery of technologies provided by the Arroyo administration benefited the Agri-fishery sector to where they were most needed.

Micro-finance benefits much from government attention – TSKI

The national government focus on micro-finance in the country widened the opportunity for non-bankable sectors to avail of bigger capital for their microenterprises.

RP prepares to complete FMD-free certification

The government will reapply to the World Organization for Animal Health (Office International des Epizooties, or OIE) by December for recognition as being foot-and-mouth disease (FMD)-free without need of vaccination


Public school teachers, heroes for all seasons
FAABC celebrates Philippine Independence Day
Reporting in the face of danger
Ways to improve sleep
Anything under the Sun
Media issue of the day
Evangelist Simon Chan speaks at Iloilo churches


P-Noy trivia, slogan translations

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

2010 SEC adapting UbD: A new hope

/ Jeane C. Democrito

Big baby decides to board

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

bull's eye:
Mudslinging at MIWD


LG goes island shopping

LG goes island shopping

THE back of a truck may have been the last place Ilonggos thought of when the news spread about on-the-spot singing, cooking and laundry going on.

---------------------------------------- Robinsons Design Lab 4th Run Finals

Robinsons Design Lab 4th Run Finals

Robinsons Place Iloilo will hold the 4th Run of Robinsons Design Lab tomorrow, June 25 at the mall’s fountain area. Four young designers – Cristine Jimenea, Aisha Penalosa, Uer Joe Pabiona and Franco Malay

---------------------------------------- Protasio, Peñalosa & Parcon at the Philippine Fashion Week 2010

Protasio, Peñalosa & Parcon at the Philippine Fashion Week 2010

His collection was inspired by the feeling of ‘trying to occupy’ and ‘emancipate’. He translated those mood by reworking menswear codes like biker jacket, trenchcoat, waistcoat, etc.

---------------------------------------- Trash to Crafts

Trash to Crafts

INSTEAD of throwing away your garbage, use it again by turning it into something beautiful and better yet, income-generating. SM City Iloilo, in partnership with the Uswag Calajunan Livelihood Association, Inc. and the Solid Waste Management Board, shared how to make crafts out of trash.


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