October 1, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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GCCI assures Panay coops of clean, affordable power supply

Green Core Geothermal Inc., a subsidiary of geothermal leader Energy Development Corp., yesterday said it will ensure that the provinces of Capiz, Iloilo and Aklan benefit from clean and affordable power for the next 12 years, a report of the Philippine News Agency said.

Iloilo province to form SWAT team

Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. has proposed the immediate organization of a Special Weapon and Tactics (SWAT) team that will respond to crisis situations in the province.

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Angelane Navarro (2nd from right) of Ticud Elementary School in La Paz, Iloilo City

WINNERS. Angelane Navarro (2nd from right) of Ticud Elementary School in La Paz, Iloilo City is first place winner in the Regional On-the-Spot Poster Making Contest held in line with the World Food Day celebration themed “United Against Hunger,” with second placer Cloe Dianne Silla (right) of Doane Brilliant Child Learning Haven, Sta. Barbara and third placer Antonio Sibug of Baluarte Elementary School, Iloilo City, and Agriculture Regional Technical Director Joyce Wendam.

Guv: No plan yet to lift dengue state of calamity

The Iloilo provincial government has no plan yet to lift the state of calamity declared after the dengue outbreak in the province although cases have decreased in recent weeks.


60 unqualified jail guards may lose jobs at IRC

Sixty out of 90 provincial jail guards of the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center in Brgy. Nanga, Pototan, Iloilo are not qualified to join the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, which will takeover the IRC management following a two-year transition period.

Mabilog raises concern over abandoned babies

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has raised concern over the discovery of a fetus in the city last week and the abandonment of an infant at the Jaro Metropolitan Cathedral on Tuesday.

Filing of CoCs for brgy., SK polls starts today

Candidates for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on October 25 are expected to troop to the Office of the Election Officer of their respective cities, districts or municipalities starting today, the first day of filing of Certificates of Candidacy (CoC).

Ex-Miss U lauds Iloilo City for cleanliness

Gloria Diaz, actress and 1969 Miss Universe, has praised Iloilo City for its cleanliness during her visit yesterday.

Lending firm collector robbed

Two employees of a lending institution lost some P20,000 to two robbers Wednesday noon in a secluded portion of Gaub village in Cabatuan, Iloilo.

Student stabs GF, self inside motel

A college student stabbed his girlfriend and himself inside a motel in La Paz, Iloilo City yesterday morning, police said.


Task Force ‘Waya-waya’ formed

ROXAS CITY – The provincial government of Capiz has formed the Task Force “Waya-waya” or planthopper to initiate mitigating measures to prevent and control the rice pest.

Prosecutor: It was a clerical error

ROXAS CITY – Provincial Prosecutor Rodolfo Beluso has welcomed the administrative case with disbarment filed against him before the Supreme Court by media blocktimer Abe Ballos, who has been charged for libel by former Agriculture Undersecretary Jocelyn Bolante.

October declared IPs month in Capiz

ROXAS CITY – The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Capiz has approved a resolution declaring the month of October of every year as Provincial Indigenous Peoples’ Month.

Capiz creates Tourism Council

Roxas City–The province of Capiz has created the Provincial Tourism Council after a meeting called by Gov. Victor Tanco Sr. on September 28.


Maybank Iloilo branch, lending center get awards

The Maybank Iloilo Branch and Maybank Iloilo Lending Center are among the top awardees in the recent Star Awards 2010 of Maybank Philippines held at the Grand Ballroom of Marriott Hotel Manila, a press release from the bank said.

Socio-economists seek policies to increase income of farmers

Socio-economists based at the Philippine Rice Institute are asking for policies that would increase the price of palay as a way to help improve the living condition of the farmers.


Letter to the editors of Philippine newspapers
The New CPR
Building hope today
Why tourists skip RP
Did President Aquino Dick Tracy his cabinet men at the start?
Anything under the Sun
Mother Rosario, pray for us–4


Private and exclusive

/ Ted Aldwin Ong

Playlist Crossover

/ 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.


6th Tumandok Festival

6th Tumandok Festival

The 6th Tumandok Festival was held last September 22 to 24 at Robinsons Place Iloilo. The activity center of the said mall was surrounded by booths of the different municipalities of the Province of Iloilo.

----------------------------------------Iloilo City Metro Lions and The Youth

Iloilo City Metro Lions and The Youth

The Iloilo City Metro Lions Club held a Fun Fishing Contest for the out-of-school youth last Sept. 18, 2010 at the Efraim Treñas Boulevard, Molo, Iloilo City. The event was co-sponsored by Lions District Deputy Governor Rolando Layson.

----------------------------------------CPU celebrates 105th Foundation Day

CPU celebrates 105th Foundation Day

Central Philippine University will hold a memorial service and joint wreath laying ceremonies on Friday, October 1 at 6:30 a.m. at the Philippine American Cemetery, Commission Civil St., Jaro – to honor the American Baptists Missionaries who founded the institution more than a hundred years ago.

---------------------------------------- A Peek Into Spanish Ways

A Peek Into Spanish Ways

A PEEK into the colonial Spanish life–this was how everyone felt as historians and cultural workers gathered to celebrate the Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day at UP Visayas last September 17, 2010.


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