September 20, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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DENR 6 warns coal plant of raps if violations found

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources 6 has warned the Panay Energy Development Corp. (PEDC) of charges if its investigating team finds proofs of violations related to the foul smell emitted by the coal-fired power plant in Brgy. Ingore, La Paz, Iloilo City last Thursday.

Child in bridge collapse remain missing–police

Search and retrieval operations continued yesterday to locate the remaining child who went missing following a bridge collapse at Brgy. Santiago, Laua-an town, Antique last Wednesday.

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Government executives and employees in Iloilo City work out their dance moves during the ‘Hataw Galaw,’

MOVE IT. Government executives and employees in Iloilo City work out their dance moves during the ‘Hataw Galaw,’ a fitness activity promoting healthy lifestyle among public sector personnel, at the Jaro covered gym last week.

Plant hoppers swarm Iloilo ricefields

About 2,200 hectares of ricefields in at least six towns in Iloilo have been attacked by brown plant hoppers and green leaf hoppers, destroying almost 600 hectares as of the weekend.

Provincial Agriculturist Ildefonso Toledo said the infestation has affected rice lands in the towns of Lemery, Barotac Viejo, Passi City, Tubungan, San Rafael and Lambunao.


3 towns top dengue cases

The towns of Pototan, Cabatuan and Tigbauan have the highest number of dengue cases in Iloilo province.

Ajuy shooting suspects nabbed in firearms raid

Two persons were arrested recently in a simultaneous firearms raid at Brgy. Pedada in Ajuy, Iloilo.

Police files case vs cabbie rob-slay men

Charges for robbery with homicide were filed against the two suspects who robbed and killed a taxi driver three weeks ago in Tigbauan town, Iloilo.

1 killed, 3 wounded in bar fracas

One person was killed while three others were wounded following a mêlée at a restaurant-bar in Brgy. Hibao-an, Pavia, Iloilo Tuesday last week.

FNRI, PNC link to fight malnutrition

The Food and Nutrition Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology and the Iloilo Provincial Nutrition Council-Provincial Nutrition Technical Working Group recently met and discussed possible partnership to address malnutrition problem in the province.

Female traffic enforcers deployed in city streets

The Land Transportation Office 6 has introduced last week an innovative approach to improve compliance on road rules compliance by public and private conveyances and also to foster better relations between apprehending authorities and the motorists.


‘Gov’t, business center completed in 15 months’

ROXAS CITY – The one-stop-shop government and business center started last July is expected to be completed in 15 months, Provincial Engineer Edgar Agana said.

Del Rosario heads defense body, joins CA

ROXAS CITY – First District Rep. Antonio del Rosario has been named chairman of the House committee on national defense and one of the 12 members of the Committee on Appointments.

Tourism officers group induction set Sept. 24

ROXAS CITY – The oathtaking of the 2010 officers of the Organization of Tourism Officers of Capiz (OTOC) will be held on September 24 at Gaisano City mall here as part of the activities for the Provincial Tourism Week.

CPPO opens mini-olympics

ROXAS CITY – The Capiz Police Provincial Office kicked off its 2010 mini-olympics games on September 14 at Camp Teodorico Apil to promote camaraderie among policemen through sports.

COMELEC readies for brgy., SK polls

ROXAS CITY – Capiz province will elect 473 new sets of barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan officials during the October 25 elections.


Public-private partnership seen for city infrastructure projects

Stakeholders in priority infrastructure projects for Iloilo City are banking on a strong public and private partnership and wider citizen participation for the realization of the proposed P2.2-billion infrastructure projects for Iloilo City and its neighboring municipalities under the Metro Iloilo Guimaras Economic Development Council.

Farmers concerned over loss of subsidy

Iloilo farmers are saddened by reports that the P8 billion National Food Authority rice procurement subsidy has been dropped.

US business in RP more optimistic

American business in the Philippines are the second most optimistic in Association of Southeast Asian Nations, second only to Singapore, according to a survey by the ASEAN Business Outlook Survey 2010.

Additional flatbed dryers sought

A group of rice farmers in Pavia, Iloilo are requesting for additional flatbed dryers from the Department of Agriculture to accommodate their drying needs during harvest season.


Learning from myths
Parents love your children
Anything under the Sun
Twisting the Lord’s Prayer
Culture of maintenance
Aging and Cholesterol


Waiting . . . Waiting . . . Waiting

/ Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz

Vantage Point
Truth and consequence

/ Luis V. Teodoro

Health Line:
The Country Gay & The City Gay

/ Dr. Cesar Yap, Jr.

An alternative platform

/ Ted Aldwin Ong

Divorce, why not?

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon


The Products of Bingawan

The Products of Bingawan

Bingawan is a 5th class municipality in the province of Iloilo, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 11,866 people in 2,388 households.

----------------------------------------Malaysia: What makes it truly Asia?

Malaysia: What makes it truly Asia?

FOR four glorious days in July, our media group from Visayas and Mindanao was treated to an awesome array of tastes, sights and other delights to understand what this nation of 20 million strives for.

---------------------------------------- Joy of Loving Service

Joy of Loving Service

For three years, Saint Paul’s Hospital Iloilo has been holding the Health and Wellness Camp for Grannies every Grandparents Day. The project is a tie-up with SM City Iloilo, where the event is being held.

----------------------------------------Festive at the Assumption

Festive at the Assumption

Shown here are photos taken during Assumption Iloilo’s Centennial Celebration, specifically the opening parade, the games, the procession and the alumni dinner.


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