October 21, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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COA forbids P102.7-M extra bonus of Capitol workers

The Commission on Audit (COA) has disallowed the payment of P102.7 million in Productivity Enhancement Incentive (PEI) to Iloilo provincial government employees released by the administration of former Gov. Niel Tupas Sr. in 2009.

SC rules in favor of USA in hazing case of students

The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the University of San Agustin in a case involving five high school students who were dropped from its rolls on Nov. 28, 2002 after they were found guilty of hazing, a press release from the University said.

The students are Niño Carlo Jenosa, Patrick Canto, Cyndy Apalisok, Clint Eduard Vargas and Nonell Gregory Duro.

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Traffic aides in Iloilo City have been warned by Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog to “shape up”

CONTROVERSIAL. Traffic aides in Iloilo City have been warned by Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog to “shape up” as several of them have already been dismissed from service for engaging in irregular activities.

Several suspects linked to Tan murder

The Iloilo City Police Office is hoping to solve the murder cases of businesswoman Rose Tan and her househelp before the two-week deadline set by Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog.

315 WV barangays in election watchlist

The Regional Joint Security Coordinating Council (RJSCC) has identified 315 barangays in Western Visayas as election watchlist areas (EWAs).


Iloilo needs master plan–Defensor

Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. urged the officials of Iloilo City along with the business sector to come up with a master plan for the city and province for a harmonious implementation of projects necessary for progress and development.

Peanut vendor nabbed for stealing P100,000

A female peanut vendor was arrested after carting away more than P100,000 in cash from an office in Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo Tuesday afternoon.

Village watchman electrocuted

A tanod member of Brgy. Pili, Ajuy, Iloilo was electrocuted while fixing the electric line of their barangay on Tuesday.

DPWH to activate ‘Lakbay-Alalay’ for safe travel on All Saints’ Day

The Department of Public Works and Highways 6 is preparing for the activation of its “Lakbay-Alalay” program in time for All Saints’ Day on November 1.

NFA has 25-day rice buffer stock for Iloilo

The National Food Authority (NFA) Iloilo has a 25-day buffer stock at present, based on the daily consumption of the Ilonggos.


CRC to isolate drug suspect

ROXAS CITY – Recaptured illegal drug suspect Sulpicio Marcelino will be isolated in a maximum security detention cell inside the Capiz Rehabilitation Center, police said.

Eco-Forum sets national summit

The Eco-Forum Philippines Unlimited will conduct a National Solid Waste Management Summit for government agencies involved in the implementation of the Solid Waste Management Act on October 28 and 29, at Punta villa Resort in Iloilo City.

Drug problem in Capiz serious–PDEA

ROXAS CITY – Capiz province has a serious problem in illegal drugs, according to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency 6.

COMELEC reminds public on liquor ban

The public is reminded to observe the liquor ban that started October 24 up to midnight of October 25 for peaceful and orderly barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections next Monday.


Pototan rice processing plant groundbreaking set Nov. 16

The groundbreaking rites for the P200-million modern integrated rice processing complex in Brgy. Amamaros, Pototan, Iloilo will be held on November 16, a report from the Provincial Capitol said.

Business sector assured of action against crimes

The business community in Iloilo City is worried over the recent crime incidents in the city as this could badly affect local economy in the long run.

PhilRice has enough rice foundation seeds

MANILA – Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala assured yesterday many farmers and seed growers all over the country enough rice foundation (or grandparent) seeds to produce the needed certified seeds for the next cropping seasons.

New forex rules out in 2 weeks

MANILA – The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is set to release within two weeks the fourth wave of its foreign exchange rules to stem the continued rise of the local currency.


Sedentary Death Syndrome
RH issue shows confusion among Catholics
Maids of honor
A brighter day for little Juanito and Juanita
Credibility of upcoming barangay election
Anything under the Sun
Mother Rosario, pray for us–4


Cash with conditions

/ Ted Aldwin Ong

What went wrong Iloilo?

/ Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Embracing Laughter Yoga

/ Dolly M. Palisada


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Church and churchmen–4/4

/ Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz

You Take My Breath Away 2

/ Dr. Cesar Yap, Jr.


SPHI Plants Trees to Cure Mother Earth

SPHI Plants Trees to Cure Mother Earth

In line with St. Paul’s Hospital Centennial celebration, 300 tree-seedlings were planted by 100 participants representing the SPC Community, St. Paul’s Hospital Administration, Medical Personnel and representatives of the different hospital departments and St. Paul University Iloilo

----------------------------------------The Orchard Family Day @ Savannah

The Orchard Family Day @ Savannah

Reviving the value of family and love, Savannah on its 10th anniversary, celebrated Family Day last Oct. 10, 2010. It was a whole day affair where Camella officers, staff and marketing, including its prolific group of agents and brokers, gathered to welcome the families of their clients.

---------------------------------------- A Scrappin’ Affair

A Scrappin’ Affair

Scrapbooking is so fun that not only the youth engage in this activity. In fact, adults, especially women, take time for scrapbooking as well. Robinsons Place Iloilo along with All About Scrapbooking, Hallmark, National Bookstore

---------------------------------------- Down-To-Earth Gail

Down-To-Earth Gail

SIKAT Ka Iloilo’s host Charmaine Gail Nuñez has this certain kind of appeal that has made her one of the city’s sough after hosts. She looks comfortable and real in every movement and talk she makes, giving the public an impression that she is a down-to-earth individual.


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