August 11, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Iloilo brgy. execs want 2 more years in office

Close to 19,000 elected and appointed barangay officials, including Sangguniang Kabataan chairmen, in Iloilo province want their term extended for another two years.

Liga ng mga Barangay President Jeneda Salcedo-Orendain said they already asked congressmen from Iloilo

Agents raid Guimaras marijuana operation

Anti-drug operatives discovered the illegal drug operation of a marijuana dealer early morning yesterday at his house in Brgy. East. Valencia, Buenavista, Guimaras.

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GLOBAL AWARDEE. Officers of the Kabataang Gabay sa Positibong Pamumuhay led by John Piermont Montilla receive a plaque of recognition from Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog

GLOBAL AWARDEE. Officers of the Kabataang Gabay sa Positibong Pamumuhay led by John Piermont Montilla receive a plaque of recognition from Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog after their YouthLEAP Initiative in partnership with Iloilo City was awarded AIDS Champion on HIV Prevention and Care in the 18th International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria recently.

‘Series of arrests limit drug peddlers’ trade’

The series of arrests of suspected drug pushers in Iloilo City, particularly in Brgy. Bakhaw in Mandurriao district, has shaken the illegal drug trade in the area.


Ilongga is COPS 2010 awardee

An Ilongga was named one of the Top 10 Country’s Outstanding Policemen in Service or COPS for 2010 by the Metrobank Foundation.

Flores patriarch denies grandson’s attack claim

Tigbauan Councilor Felix Flores has denied the claim of his grandson and fellow councilor Juan Miguel Flores that he physically attacked the latter during a recent cleanup activity at the town plaza.

Gardose remains as IRC warden

Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. has junked the speculation on the possible replacement of Iloilo Rehabilitation Center warden Soteo Gardose.

Iloilo airport security alert heightened

Security measures at the New Iloilo Airport in Sta. Barbara-Cabatuan have been heightened following the bombing of the Zamboanga City International Airport last Thursday and the prank call received last Friday.

Business as usual at PAL but cases prepared vs pilots: exec

The operations of Philippine Airlines is back to normal after some of its flights were cancelled following the resignation of its 26 pilots last week.


Provincial gov’t distributes beds, mosquito nets to dengue patients

ROXAS CITY – The provincial government of Capiz distributed close to 100 beds and mosquito nets to hospitals under the management of the provincial government in line with its efforts to contain dengue fever in the province.

Capiz creates TF on dengue crisis

ROXAS CITY oxas City – The Province of Capiz has created a Dengue Crisis Management Task Force after province was placed under a state of calamity because of high dengue cases.

Cebu Pacific offers P599 seats for flights from Manila-Roxas

Cebu Pacific is offering P599 “Go Lite” seats for passengers traveling from Manila to Roxas City, along with Tacloban and Tagbilaran.


Mechanization, ethanol production keys to sustain sugarcane industry

Stakeholders of the country’s sugar industry have agreed that mechanization and ethanol production are the keys to a more sustainable and globally-competitive sugarcane industry, the Department of Agriculture said.

Mining, stone quarrying boost W. Visayas economic growth

The 5.9 percent growth in the Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) of Western Visayas in 2009 can be attributed mainly to the increased coal mining and stone quarrying.

Senators welcome proposal for PAGCOR privatization

MANILA – Majority of senators have welcomed a proposal to privatize the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR) following an offer of businessman Ramon Ang to raise as much as $10 billion from Malaysian investors, a report of the Philippine News Agency said.


Going beyond human limits
‘A consummation devoutly to be wished’
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


HS Class ‘80 celebrates Assumption-Iloilo’s centenary

HS Class ‘80 celebrates Assumption-Iloilo’s centenary

AS early as last year, the organizing committee of the Assumption High School Class 80 composed of Iloilo-based classmates, have been contacting and urging classmates from all over the world to come home

----------------------------------------‘Pasalamat’ by Ed Defensor

‘Pasalamat’ by Ed Defensor

Ed Defensor’s current works are now on exhibit at the University of the Philippines in the Visayas (Iloilo Campus) Art Gallery. “Pasalamat” is one of the activities held by UPV in line with their alumni homecoming.

---------------------------------------- A Tour of the Benjamins’ Legacy in Dumarao

A Tour of the Benjamins’ Legacy in Dumarao

MAYOR Leslie Warren “Beboy” Benjamin of Dumarao, Capiz is continuing the legacy of good governance and administration left by his late father, Mayor Heracleo “Bebot” Benjamin in their beloved town.

----------------------------------------Hotel Del Rio’s Daily Lunch Buffet

Hotel Del Rio’s Daily Lunch Buffet

Cafe del Prado at Hotel del Rio is serving a fantastic lunch buffet from Monday to Friday and it is something that is worth coming to. Our lunch experience at Cafe del Prado was quite exciting because presented before us was a long table of varied Filipino dishes.


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