September 21, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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PECO hits study stating it charges highest power rate

The Panay Electric Company has brushed aside the study of retired professor Pablo Española stating that Iloilo City has the highest electricity rate, among power firms in 63 countries.

FDC-Iloilo files notice to sue coal plant

The Freedom from Debt Coalition-Iloilo yesterday filed a notice to sue Panay Energy Development Corp. on the heels of complaints on the malodorous emission emanating from its 164-megawatt coal-fired power plant in Brgy. Ingore, La Paz, Iloilo City.

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Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, who turned 44 yesterday, blows the candle on his birthday cake.

CELEBRANT. Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, who turned 44 yesterday, blows the candle on his birthday cake held by daughter Patricia with wife Marivic, during a celebration at Robinsons Place mall where hundreds came to greet him.

Repair of hanging bridge to start soon

Antique Gov. Exequiel Javier yesterday said the repair of the hanging bridge in Brgy. Santiago, Laua-an town which collapsed, leaving four school children who fell down the river dead, will start soon.


2 killed, 1 injured in Pototan

Two persons were killed while one was wounded following a shooting and stabbing incident in Pototan town, Iloilo.

Antique upland farmers get DENR aid for refo projects

Upland farmers in the towns of Bugasong, Barbaza and Patnongon in Antique recently received checks from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources as assistance for their various agro-forestry projects.

Police doubts Anilao robbery

Inconsistencies in the statements of the two persons who claimed to have been robbed Friday afternoon in Anilao, Iloilo led police investigators to doubt their claims.

Teener mobbed after robbing, stabbing cabbie

A teenage boy got a beating from residents of Arguelles St., Jaro, Iloilo City after he allegedly tried to rob a taxi driver Sunday evening.


Layo denies joining LP

ROXAS CITY – Capiz Board Member Jeffrey Layo, a member of Lakas/Ugyon Kita Capiz, has strongly denied reports he jumped ship to the Liberal Party.

Gumban underscores value of fitness, sports for cops

ROXAS CITY – The Capiz Provincial Police Office headed by Senior Supt. Renato Gumban is giving emphasis to physical fitness and sports program to help policemen in becoming effective law enforcers.

Symposium on hydration set

The Department of Science and Technology–Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI) will hold a symposium and a lay forum focusing on science of hydration on October 7 in Iloilo City.

TF readies for 1st World Statistics Day

The Task Force created to spearhead the observance of the 1st World Statistics Day in Western Visayas on October 20 met recently to start preparations for the forthcoming event.


Seek business counseling, DTI tells budding entreps

The Department of Trade and Industry 6 is urging budding entrepreneurs to seek business counseling before deciding to start an enterprise.


Call to Christian realism
Learning from myths
Parents love your children
Anything under the Sun
Twisting the Lord’s Prayer
Aging and Cholesterol


Mental Block

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

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


Jed Madela

Jed Madela

The University of San Agustin held an alumni showcase last August wherein Jed Madela was the main feature. Madela is an Ilonggo who has gained recognition in the Philippines and abroad as a good entertainer. He is a good singer, according to reviews and news reports here and abroad.

----------------------------------------IYO made us Ilonggos proud at the 11th IYD

IYO made us Ilonggos proud at the 11th IYD

Last August, the Iloilo Youth Orchestra (IYO) made us Ilonggos proud when they were invited by the 11th International Youth Day 2010 (IYD) organizers, the United Nations Association of the Philippines (UNAP) through its youth arm, United Nations Youth Association of the Philippines (UNYAP)

----------------------------------------Mission Hospital Celebrates Another Expansion

Mission Hospital Celebrates Another Expansion

To serve the public better, Mission Hospital built its Medical Arts Building and carpark which were recently blessed and opened. “The dedication of the carpark and the grand opening of the MAB is another milestone for Mission Hospital.

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



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