October 25, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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PRO6 goes on full alert status for today’s polls

The police in Western Visayas is on a full alert status to ensure an honesty, orderly and peaceful barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan election in the region today.

Cops to determine if councilman’s killing is election-related violence

The Police Regional Office 6 said in a statement investigators have yet to determine whether the killing of reelectionist councilman Rolando Lopines of Brgy. Datagan, Calinog is election-related.

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Lance Angelo Lucido and Janna Ysabelle Lindero (with their court) are crowned Mr. and Miss Day Care 2010 of Iloilo City

LITTLE ROYALS. Lance Angelo Lucido and Janna Ysabelle Lindero (with their court) are crowned Mr. and Miss Day Care 2010 of Iloilo City Saturday, culminating the annual search organized by the City Social Welfare and Development Office.

Defensor: Repair city transport terminals

Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. said he is looking forward to the establishment of world-class passenger terminal facilities in the city and province of Iloilo.


LGUs urged to take lead in realization of MDGs

Local government units (LGUs) have significant roles when it comes to the realization of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (UN-MDGs) where the Philippines is a signatory.

‘Filariasis can create adverse impact on one’s productivity’

The disability that will bring lymphatic filariasis to a person has an adverse impact on his productivity and or wage-earning capacity.

PECO intensifies drive vs pilferage

The Panay Electric Company has recently found seven houses in Brgy. San Juan in Molo district committing unauthorized electrical tapping.

91 bets for village head in Neg.Occ. unopposed

Ninety-one candidates for punong barangay (village head) in Negros Occidental are sure winners in today’s election.

Ombud exec lectures teachers on corruption

Deputy Ombudsman for the Visayas Virginia Santiago gave a lecture to teachers at the Iloilo National High School on helping fight corruption in the bureaucracy.


6 Capiz mediamen running for barangay councilman

ROXAS CITY – Six mediamen in Capiz are seeking posts as barangay councilman in today’s barangay election.

Go out and vote, Capiceños urged

ROXAS CITY – Provincial Election Supervisor Wil Areceño has called on registered Capiceño voters to go out and vote in today’s barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections.

Search on for WV stats achievers

The search for achievers on statistics in Western Visayas has been launched on October 20.

PIOs tapped to boost transparency program

The government needs Public Information Officers (PIOs) who will strengthen the present administration’s goals, particularly the goal to have a transparent government.

Nat’l invention contest set

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST), through the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI), will hold the 2010 National Invention Contests and Exhibits (2010 NICE) on November 25 to 27 at the SM Cebu Trade Hall, SM City, Cebu City.


Globe Business holds Negostar Fair in Iloilo

Globe Telecom held the 17th leg of its Negostar Fair in Iloilo last October 21, showcasing the latest business tools that would help Ilonggo entrepreneurs grow their business.

Iloilo rice production ‘very good’

Iloilo Provincial Agriculturist Ildefonso Toledo said the rice production for the first cropping in the province this year is very good with an increase in fact from 3.5 percent to 3.8 percent.

BIR: 12 establishments under tax surveillance

The Bureau of Internal Revenue District Office 74 has put under surveillance 12 business establishments in Iloilo City

Infra projects offered to private players

Local government units in the province of Iloilo are eyeing public-private partnerships (PPP) for various infrastructure projects.

‘Upward trend in PSE reflects investor trust’

MANILA – The spate of rallies in the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) during the past few weeks reflects the confidence investors have in the country’s economy, PSE president and chief executive officer Val Antonio Suarez said.


Spaced out in Manila
Anything under the Sun
Iloilo–always a center of education, 1
NUPL-Iloilo: lawyers for the people
Sedentary Death Syndrome
RH issue shows confusion among Catholics
Credibility of upcoming barangay election


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.


Ballet Barbie

Ballet Barbie

For one week last month, Barbie dolls dressed in fabulous cocktail dresses and gowns designed by the country’s top fashion designers were the must-see items at SM City Iloilo. “Ballet Barbie” is a project of Ballet Philippines. The project started in March 2010 through an auction.

----------------------------------------Garden of the Ascension Goes Earth-Friendly

Garden of the Ascension Goes Earth-Friendly

Garden of the Ascension celebrated its 10th anniversary last Oct. 10, 2010 through varied activities. Two of these were the “Recycle Ko, Share Ko” and “Decorate a Green Bag”. “Recycle ko, Share ko” was a contest requiring all agencies to bring all their recycles at home to the office like plastic containers, newspaper, and aluminum.

---------------------------------------- Walk away from Breast Cancer

Walk away from Breast Cancer

Every woman should make an effort to walk away from breast cancer. Last October 10, breast cancer survivors that comprise the organization Bosom FRIENDS, Inc. and their supporters from the private and government sectors, joined the walk against breast cancer.

----------------------------------------Anthony Castillo’s

Anthony Castillo’s

Anthony Castillo, an Ilonggo artist, held an exhibit at the Casa Real Gallery, Old Provincial Capitol Building recently. Entitled “Segunda Mano” the exhibit featured Castillo’s works in ballpoint pen and ink on paper. It showed the artist’s own representation of himself and his environment.


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