September 8, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Elections ban on firearms, bodyguards start Sept. 25

The Commission on Elections 6 has announced the prohibitions during the election period leading to the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls on October 25.

City cops on lookout for loose guns

The Iloilo City Police Office is stepping up its campaign against loose firearms.

Senior Supt. Dennis Basngi, city police director, said that aside from conducting regular checkpoints, ICPO will also strengthen police visibility and foot patrol operations to monitor persons carrying firearms illegally.

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DONATION. Dr. Ramon Guerra, director of West Visayas State University Medical Center

DONATION. Dr. Ramon Guerra, director of West Visayas State University Medical Center, receives medical supplies from President Aquino’s sister Ballsy Aquino-Cruz during her visit to the hospital Monday as part of her support to the anti-dengue campaign in Iloilo province.

‘Pyesta sang Kakahuyan’ set Sept. 11

Ilonggos will plant around 4,000 seedlings of narra, jackfruit and other fruit trees will be planted during the “Pyesta sang Kakahuyan” on September 11 at the Maasin watershed.


Illegal gambling arrests continue

Illegal gambling continues to be a problem in Iloilo City as evidenced in the arrest of a bet collector of “first-two balls” numbers game this week.

11 city public schools benefit from ‘Operation Anti-Dengue’

Eleven public schools in Iloilo City so far have availed of assistant from the “Operation Anti-Dengue” of the city government in partnership with the Chinese Filipino Business Club Inc.

Complaints aired through City Hall hotline service

The Iloilo City Government’s hotline numbers have been receiving calls from various sectors more than a week after it started its operation.

Four vie for RDC 6 chairmanship

Four nominees are vying for the chair and co-chair posts of the Regional Development Council in Western Visayas.


Celino vows to file more cases against ex-mayor

ROXAS CITY – Mayor Angel Alan Celino has vowed to file more cases against his predecessor Vicente Bermejo after he filed a complaint against the former mayor before the Office of the Ombudsman Visayas for allegedly taking the “hot logs” seized by the City Hall for his personal use.

Capiz opens ‘public service’ exhibit

ROXAS CITY – A public service exhibit opened last September 6 at the Provincial Capitol building here in line with the 110th anniversary of Philippine Civil Service this September.


Aklan seeks to rehabilitate 200 has. of coconut plantations

The Aklan provincial government is targeting to rehabilitate some 200 hectares of coconut plantations in the province this year.

SSS collects P916.5M from amnesty dues

The Social Security System collected a total of P916.45 million from 17,920 employers in six months ending on August 2 under a rare amnesty program that condoned penalties of overdue premiums.


Reflex Heartburns
Aquino in deep crisis in his first two months
My Gloria Diaz problem
For fear of dengue
August 30, International Day of the Disappeared
Anything under the Sun
Marian dogmas


‘Sex Education’ – 7/7

/ Archbishop V. Cruz

Unstoppable political billboards

/ Ted Aldwin Ong

The Hero Potential

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Divorce, why not?

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon


The Imperial Palace Visit

The Imperial Palace Visit

Taking the Airbus A-319 of Cebu Pacific, we arrived at the NAIA 3 and took a yellow cab, the safest taxi ride from the airport, and onward to Quezon City. Nightlife and the restaurant and bar row is definitely within the areas of Timog Avenue and Tomas Morato Avenue.

----------------------------------------Rotary Brings Smiles

Rotary Brings Smiles

ABOUT 70 cleft lip/palate and burn contracture patients mainly from the Province of Iloilo assembled at the out-patient department of the Western Visayas Medical Center for their final laboratory work up in preparation for their much-awaited repair surgeries.

---------------------------------------- 73rd Iloilo Charter Day

73rd Iloilo Charter Day

August 25, 2010 was the 73rd Charter Day of Iloilo City. During the charter day celebration, we had a parade to commemorate the Ilonggos’ ability to survive amid the colonization of the Spaniards, Japanese and Americans.

---------------------------------------- Myoh: A Big Hit

Myoh: A Big Hit

Havaianas, the first flip-flops brand to offer pair customization, celebrates it 5th Make Your Own Havaianas anniversary. In its Cebu leg, The Cebuano Havaianas fans flocked to SM City Cebu North wing on the opening day of MYOH to have their own customized flip-flop pairs.


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