August 12, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Army: NPA demanding taxes from city establishments

The 3rd Infantry Division of the Philippine Army said the New People’s Army has expanded its extortion racket to the urban areas.

First Lt. Mark Andrew Posadas, spokesman of 3rd ID, said several establishments in Iloilo City have received extortion letters

P20-M old Capitol restoration proposed

The Iloilo provincial government has allocated P20million for the restoration of the old Capitol situated on the left side of the new Capitol building.

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A father and son sail along the river in Brgy. San Juan, Molo district as Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog orders the removal of illegal fishpens in Iloilo River by mid-September.

A father and son sail along the river in Brgy. San Juan, Molo district as Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog orders the removal of illegal fishpens in Iloilo River by mid-September.

‘Remove fishpens by Sept. 15’

Some 80 fishpen owners occupying the Iloilo River were asked by the city government to remove all their illegal structures by September 15 or be dispersed.


Guimaras economy robust: Nava

JORDAN, Guimaras – The province of Guimaras is slowly heading towards economic recovery after the massive effects of the oil spill four years ago.

PRO 6 to check units for performance

The Police Regional Office 6 has announced it will regularly conduct inspections of its police units in line with the Philippine National Police’s Oplan Siyasat.

‘Demolition of illegal structures along streets no legal problem’

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has directed the Task Force Asis to start soon the demolition of hundreds of illegal structures along public places and sidewalks.

‘Colorum’ vehicles closely watched

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines is now in the process of identifying the colorum or vehicles operating illegally at the new Iloilo airport in Sta. Barbara-Cabatuan towns.

408 persons in WV nabbed for fishing laws violations

Four hundred eight violators of various fishing laws in Western Visayas are facing charges in court following the Regional Maritime Office 6’s intensified drive against illegal fishing, a report of the Philippine News Agency said.


TF undertakes anti-dengue measures

ROXAS CITY – The preventive, curative and monitoring activities to counter the increasing number of dengue cases in Capiz have been lined up.

Pa killed, son injured in Jamindan

A father was killed by his son in a hacking incident Monday afternoon in front of their house at Brgy. Lucero, Jamindan, Capiz.

Panitan ‘global reunion’ a success

PANITAN, Capiz – The Global Reunion, one of the highlights of this town’s annual fiesta, featuring the homecoming of successful Paniteños abroad, was a success.


Business group seeks widening of city roads

The Iloilo Business Club is lobbying for the widening of circumferential roads in Iloilo City going to the provinces.

Electronics exports post record high

MANILA – The Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines Inc. or SEIPI reported that electronics exports in June recorded the highest growth rate in the history of the industry.

Consider in-demand jobs, youth told

Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz has encouraged young people , including students and fresh graduates, to take a closer look at in-demand occupations, and develop the corresponding skills to avail of these job opportunities found in the country’s major and emerging industries.


Bigotry or insanity?
‘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


Assumption Iloilo’s Centennial Free Medical & Dental Clinic

Assumption Iloilo’s Centennial Free Medical & Dental Clinic

Assumption Iloilo held its annual Free Medical & Dental Clinic last Saturday, August 7, 2010 at the Assumption campus in Gen. Luna St.

----------------------------------------Cold Sandwich Treat at Coffeebreak

Cold Sandwich Treat at Coffeebreak

Now, you’ve got more reasons to engage a Coffeebreak cup! When hunger sets in, find your way to the nearest Coffeebreak and be delighted with CB’s medley of Cold Sandwiches that’s sure to delight the sandwich buff in you.

---------------------------------------- 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.


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