August 9, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Mabilog seeking ordinance to preserve Iloilo River

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has bared plans to ask the Sangguniang Panlungsod to create a regulation ordinance for the preservation of the Iloilo River as he ordered the removal of the remaining illegal fish pens and other structures from the waterway.

PHO warns Ilonggos on leptospirosis

The Iloilo Provincial Health Office has warned the public against leptospirosis, a bacterial disease caused by dirty water contaminated by animal urine.

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FROM DUMP TO PARK. The three-hectare old Calajunan dumpsite in Mandurriao district, Iloilo City will soon be converted into an ecological park.

FROM DUMP TO PARK. The three-hectare old Calajunan dumpsite in Mandurriao district, Iloilo City will soon be converted into an ecological park. The old dumpsite is now covered with soil and ready to be developed.

Pavia housing deal may end Sept. 18

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog is considering a possible contract rescission and takeover of the city’s controversial housing project in Ungka, Pavia town from contractor Ace Builder Enterprises by September 18.


NFA delivers rice to 3 towns in Iloilo under FFS program

The National Food Authority-Iloilo has already delivered iron fortified rice for the Food-for-School program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development in the covered municipalities.

Love or leave post, traffic enforcers told

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has advised the city’s 200 traffic auxiliaries to love their work or get sacked.

Guv prioritizes watershed protection

Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. has allocated P1 million for the Iloilo Watershed Management Council in the 2010 budget, a Capitol press release said.

P500 pension for indigent senior citizens needs okay

Indigent senior citizens can avail of the P500 pension every month once the budget allocated for this project will be approved in national level, the Department of Social Welfare and Development 6 said.

Visayas invention contest starts Aug. 12

The 2010 Visayas Islands Invention Contest of the Department of Science and Technology will start on August 12 at the Amigo Terrace Hotel, Iloilo City with over 80 inventors participating, from Regions 6, 7, and 8.


Dengue outbreak declared in Roxas

ROXAS CITY – The Sangguniang Panlungsod has declared a dengue outbreak in this city after its dengue hemorrhagic fever cases reached 444, with five deaths.

Capiz info group initiates village disaster mgmt. drive

ROXAS CITY – “Hinun-anon sa Barangay,” a community-based information drive, will be launched the Capiz Association of Government Public Information Officers (CAGPIO) this month in Brgy. Talon here.

City gov’t. pledges support to civic group

ROXAS CITY – The Roxas City Plaza Chess Association has gained the support of City Mayor Angel Alan Celino.


Region 6 economy grows fastest among 3 Visayas regions: report

The National Statistical Coordination Board revealed that economic condition of Western Visayas in 2009 remained sturdy as measured by its Gross Domestic Regional Product that accelerated by 5.9 percent as against the 4.3 percent growth recorded in 2008.

Women micro-entrepreneurs in Ajuy receive P1.185-M aid

A group of entrepreneurs from Ajuy, Iloilo recently received more than P1.185 million assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development 6.

Share reliable inventory, rice millers told

Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala has urged rice millers for sustained cooperation, particularly in sharing credible data, to ensure stable supply of rice in the country.


‘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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