September 27, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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WV police in aggressive operations for peaceful polls

The police in Western Visayas is adopting a proactive stance in conducting security operations to ensure public safety during the election period from September 25 to November 10.

Jed, Jerry seen to field common candidates

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said he and Rep. Jerry Treñas may support common candidates for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on October 25.

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Brigadier Gen. Gerardo Layug, commander of the Philippine Army 301st Infantry Brigade based in Dingle, Iloilo,

MILITARY LIFE. Brigadier Gen. Gerardo Layug, commander of the Philippine Army 301st Infantry Brigade based in Dingle, Iloilo, acts as mentor to Pia Mari Fernandez of Assumption Iloilo, who was the girl brigade commander, during the Boys and Girls Week. Read full story

‘Seek mayors’ support in fight vs illegal gambling’

Police commanders in Western Visayas should enjoin their respective local government executives to support their effort to eradicate illegal gambling, Chief Supt. Samuel Pagdilar Jr., police regional director, said.


DOLE pushes for blue collar jobs

There might be glamour in white collar work but there are actual jobs in the blue collar sector.

No poll-related violence since Friday–PNP

The Philippine National Police has not monitored any election-related violent incidents since the Commission on Elections-prescribed election period started midnight on Friday, a ranking police official said yesterday.

High school students get taste of military life

For five days, selected senior high school students saw for themselves the running of the day-to-day affairs of the military in Panay.

Follow calamity protocols, LGUs told

The Department of Interior and Local Government 6 is reminding local government units (LGUs) to follow protocols when calamity strikes.


Provincial Board okays P7.3-M additional budget

ROXAS CITY – The Provincial Board of Capiz on its special session last Thursday approved the P7.328-million supplemental budget requested by Gov. Victor Tanco Sr.

NFA sells rice at P23.50 per kilo

ROXAS CITY – A limited volume of regular milled and iron fortified rice (IFR) was sold by the National Food Authority in Capiz at P23.50 per kilogram in line with its 38th anniversary celebration from September 20 to 24.

‘One Capiz’ tapped to help implement city dev’t agenda

ROXAS CITY – Mayor Angel Alan Celino has tapped successful businessmen in Manila under the “One Capiz” group to assist in the implementation of his administration’s development agenda.

Dumalag dad passes away

ROXAS CITY – The Provincial Board of Capiz has passed a resolution extending profound sympathies to the bereaved family of Dumalag Councilor Rafael Frial.


DA outlines interventions to replace seed subsidy

The Department of Agriculture, with the abolition of seed subsidy, will shift its support to eight other interventions with more long-term and impact on farmers’ productivity and incomes.

NFA starts rice buying in Iloilo

The National Food Authority Iloilo has started to buy rice from farmers using its P43 million allocation from the agency’s central office.

Peso averages at 5.4% vs dollar in 1st half

MANILA – Investors’ risk aversion and renewed appetite towards emerging markets helped boost the Philippine currency as it appreciated by 5.4 percent against the US dollar in the first half of 2010.

Sun Cellular says it’s leading postpaid market

MANILA – Digitel Mobile Philippines, Inc., the operator of Sun Cellular, yesterday said it has overtaken the country’s two leading mobile phone providers in the postpaid market and expects to gain more as competition cannot match its unlimited packages.


Why tourists skip RP
Pride of life
Did President Aquino Dick Tracy his cabinet men at the start?
How forgetful are you?
Anything under the Sun
Mother Rosario, pray for us–4
Smoking kills 250 daily


September journey

/ Ted Aldwin Ong

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.


60 Years of Service

60 Years of Service

The Iloilo City (Host) Lions Club of District 301-B celebrated its 60th Charter Anniversary last August 27. On that special evening was the induction of Lions and Leo officers for the Lion Year 2010-2011. Held at Hotel del Rio,

----------------------------------------A Rummage Sale for a Cause

A Rummage Sale for a Cause

Varied socio-civic clubs gathered for a two-day rummage sale at the Robinsons Place Iloilo last September 11 and 12. They sold previously owned clothing items as well as new ones in order to raise funds for their varied community projects.

----------------------------------------Not Just for Breakfast

Not Just for Breakfast

Oatmeal and yogurt are not just food that you take in for breakfast. It’s also food for the skin. Do you know that oatmeal is a natural cleanser, facial scrub and facial mask? It absorbs surface dirt on our skin while it provides gentle exfoliation.

---------------------------------------- The ‘Animetals’

The ‘Animetals’

Antonio “Tony” Maning Wuthrich held an exhibit entitled “Animetals” at the UPV Gallery recently. Displayed were artworks of animals that were made of handcrafted steel and copper, with some joined in with mahogany and acacia woods.


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