August 6, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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200 females under watchlist of PDEA 6

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency 6 is monitoring 200 women engaged in illegal drug trade out of the more than 1,100 drug personalities under close watch in Western Visayas.

Paul Ledesma, officer-in-charge of PDEA-6, said these women are engaged not only as drug pushers, but are also drug users themselves.

Defensor orders removal of kiosks around Capitol

To keep the Capitol premises clean and orderly, Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. has ordered the removal of kiosks surrounding the area.

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Personnel of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency 6 dissolve in water various prohibited drugs confiscated in their previous operations.

Personnel of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency 6 dissolve in water various prohibited drugs confiscated in their previous operations.

Rookie cop arrested for assaulting superior

A neophyte policeman is in hot water for assaulting a fellow policeman shortly after midnight yesterday at Veterans Village, City Proper in Iloilo City.



90 city villages under ‘dengue alert’

Half of the 180 villages in Iloilo City are affected by dengue, according to the Iloilo City Health Office.

WV seniors citizens urged to register

Senior citizens in Western Visayas are urged to register in the Office of Senior Citizens Affairs in their respective cities and towns to avail of discounts and privileges, the Department of Social Welfare and Development said.

18th most wanted in La Paz falls

One of the 20 most wanted persons in La Paz district, Iloilo City was arrested by police operatives on Tuesday.

WV posts 13% passing rate in CSC exam

Western Visayas posted a 13.16 percent passing rate in the career service written examinations conducted by the Civil Service Commission last April 25.

Ex-convict, 2 users nabbed in drug bust

A convicted criminal was arrested following a buy bust operation Wednesday afternoon at a drug den in Bakhaw village, a known drug haven in Mandurriao district, Iloilo City.


Angan relieved for overstaying

ROXAS CITY – Senior Supt Josephus Angan, director of Capiz Provincial Police Office, was relieved for overstaying.

DOLE 6 to check 56 Capiz establishments

The Department of Labor and Employment 6 will check an initial 56 establishments in Capiz through its intensified inspection program outlined under its Project Labor Enforcement and Action Program.

CAPELCO vows to give 5% senior citizen discount

ROXAS CITY – The Capiz Electric Cooperative (CAPELCO) is waiting for the guidelines on the implementation of the five percent discount in the electric bill of senior citizen member-consumers.


Iloilo City gov’t to hold jobs fair

The Iloilo City Public Employment Service Office will hold a jobs fair dubbed “Trabaho Para sa Inyo, Sulong Iloilo,” on August 25, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Amigo Plaza Mall.

Waste pickers undergo trainings on livelihood, solid waste mgmt.

About 120 waste pickers in Iloilo City will undergo a series of trainings that seeks to enhance their livelihood opportunities, skills, and participation in the city’s Solid Waste Management program.

Cebu Pacific adds 6 Asian flights

Cebu Pacific will increase its flight frequencies to several international destinations as part of its expansion plan in the Asia-Pacific region.


‘A consummation devoutly to be wished’
Mirroring the holy
Should PAL be renationalized?
Snoring and Sleep Apnea
President Aquino should seek God daily
Eerie, scary folktales, anyone?


Anything under the Sun:
Discipline–not condom

/ Atty. Rex Salvilla


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Not just enough

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

Teachers accept ‘Bagong Pilipinas’ challenge

bull's eye:
Mudslinging at MIWD


NDPR Week closes

NDPR Week closes

AT the closing of the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week celebration last July, 10 outstanding persons with disabilities (PWDs) were given recognition for the significant roles they have played in society.

----------------------------------------Mesmerized By Sabel

Mesmerized By Sabel

“Sayaw Sabel” was recently staged in SM City Iloilo. It was inspired by national artist BenCab’s artwork “Sabel”, a modern day reinvention of Jose Rizal’s Sisa. “Sayaw Sabel” is a collection of dances depicting how the Filipino goes through life

---------------------------------------- Assumption Iloilo to hold photo and memorabilia exhibit

Assumption Iloilo to hold photo and memorabilia exhibit

Assumption Iloilo is celebrating its 100 years this Aug. 15, 2010. What better way to start the celebration but with a Photo and Memorabilia Exhibit about Assumption Iloilo then and now?

----------------------------------------Flavors redefined at Frances

Flavors redefined at Frances

Flavors are certainly aplenty at Frances, a restaurant at Eon Centennial Hotel, which serves modern Asian and International fare. Who says only shrimp could make a tempura exciting?


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