October 4, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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2 franchisees propose to operate STL in Iloilo

Two franchisees of Small Town Lottery have expressed intent to operate in Iloilo province.

MMT members to closely monitor re-testing

Members of the Multipartite Monitoring Team of the Panay Energy Development Corp. coal-fired power plant in Brgy. Ingore, La Paz, Iloilo City vowed to closely watch the re-testing of the 164-megawatt plant after the PEDC failed to identify the source of the foul smell that downed several residents more than two weeks ago.

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Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, Rep. Jerry Treñas, and Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor with some recipients of PhilHealth cards.

HEALTH CARDS. Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, Rep. Jerry Treñas, and Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor with some recipients of PhilHealth cards during the National PhilHealth Registration Day at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol lobby last Saturday.

Nursing student slay suspect faces murder

The La Paz Police Station will file a murder case against the suspect in the killing of 20-year-old nursing student Dominique Ann Estampador of Villa Hermosa Subdivision, Brgy. Baldoza, Iloilo City.


Study on coal-fired power plant, respiratory hazards link pushed

A study on the direct correlation of coal-fired power plant on respiratory ailments in affected barangays is being pushed by the Regional Interagency Committee on Environmental Health.

Lock-up cells await ‘spider fight’ bettors

Spider fights, locally known as “paupas,” with money bets involved is also a form of illegal gambling activity thus, the Iloilo City Government has ordered the arrest of those involved in it.

Army: Fernandez losing control over minions

Frank Fernandez of the New People Army’s Kilusang Rehiyunal-Negros at present is nothing but a mere figurehead of the rebel movement in Negros Island, according to the military.

Village heads urged to help implement city programs

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog is calling on all village heads to strictly implement the programs of the city government in their respective communities.


BM seeks fact-finding on jailbreak at CRC

ROXAS CITY – Capiz Board Member Remia Fuentes Bartolome is pushing for the creation of a fact-finding committee that will investigate the escape of a Capiz Rehabilitation Center prisoner who is facing illegal drug cases.

Hercor College HRM students showcase skills in cake contest

ROXAS CITY – The Hercor College Hotel and Restaurant Management (HRM) students showcased their baking and decorating skills in the school’s recent Fondant Cakes Exhibit and Contest.

Roxas Baybay clean-up held

ROXAS CITY – Close to 1,000 students, government employees and members of civic groups joined the coastal clean-up drive last September 25 in support of the International Clean-Up Day and in line with the Provincial Tourism Week celebration from September 24 to 30 themed “Tourism and Biodiversity.”

COMELEC convenes joint security group

ROXAS CITY – Preparations for the forthcoming barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections are underway in Capiz.

‘Sinadya sa Halaran’ preparations on

ROXAS CITY – All activities in the six-day Sinadya sa Halaran festival in Capiz will be finalized on October 15.


ICCDC sets aside P2M for cooperatives’ loans

The Iloilo City Cooperative Development Council has allotted P2 million for loans of cooperatives this year.

P352-M rice processing complex in Pototan up before year’s end

The construction of the P352-million rice processing complex in Pototan, Iloilo will start before the end of the year, Agriculture Regional Director Larry Nacionales said.

Airphil to acquire 18 Airbus A320s

MANILA – The low-cost unit of Philippine Airlines (PAL) said it will acquire 18 narrow-bodied aircraft in two-and-a-half years to expand its domestic and regional routes.

PBSP calls for entries to BID contest

The Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) is calling on individuals who have new and innovative ideas on how to achieve poverty reduction while gaining profit to join its annual competition.


We need scolding
Letter to the editors of Philippine newspapers
The New CPR
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.


Auntie Anne’s Turns One

Auntie Anne’s Turns One

Auntie Anne’s, home of the best pretzels in town, celebrated its first anniversary in two venues recently. One was a blessing at Auntie Anne’s at SM City Iloilo last September 9 and the second was a party at the Iloilo Business Hotel last September 10.

----------------------------------------Caring for the Poor through the Jaro Archdiocesan Social Action Center

Caring for the Poor through the Jaro Archdiocesan Social Action Center

FOR more than 40 years since 1968 under the formation of the first Director Rev. Fr. Juan Nakawili of the Jaro Archdiocesan Social Action Center (JASAC) has actively been serving as the archdiocese’s social action arm,

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


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