October 29, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Jaywalking rule to cover Diversion Road, Luna St. by Nov. 2

The Iloilo City Government will expand the scope of the anti-jaywalking ordinance up to Diversion Road in Mandurriao district and Luna Street in La Paz district starting November 2.

Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said the City Council approved on October 6 the extension of the coverage of the anti-jaywalking ordinance.

Dengue on way out of Iloilo

Dengue fever is on its way out of Iloilo.

Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. said there is a daily decline of cases being admitted in the provincial and district hospitals based on the monitoring of the Provincial Health Office.

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Children join the clean-up at a cemetery in Iloilo City

CLEAN-UP. Children join the clean-up at a cemetery in Iloilo City in preparation for the All Saints’ Day on November 1.

Ganzon hails establishment of city college

Iloilo City Councilor Jeffrey Ganzon, staunch proponent of the city college, said he appreciates the effort of Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog of approving his long proposed project.

German group eyeing ‘kasla’ plantations in Iloilo

A group of German investors is looking for areas in Iloilo province where they could plant jatropha, locally known as “kasla,” to be used for power generation.


DPWH 6 completes 83% of P4.4-B funded projects in WV

Close to 83 percent of the P4.4 billion funded projects in Western Visayas are already completed as of end of September, according to Department of Public Works and Highways 6.

Creation of barangay transition teams pushed

The Department of Interior and Local Government 6 is calling for the creation of barangay transition team in each of the region’s 4,051 barangays to ensure the smooth turnover noontime of November 30.

Fire razes 25 houses in Boracay

At least 25 houses were destroyed by fire Wednesday evening at Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan province.

2 ‘most wanted’ in La Paz nabbed

Two men in La Paz district’s most wanted list were arrested Wednesday afternoon by members of the Iloilo City Police Office Station 2.


Orosco orders police probe on mauling of GMA-Iloilo crew

ROXAS CTIY – Sapian Mayor Arturo Orosco Sr. has ordered the police to dig deeper into the harassment of GMA-Iloilo reporter Jocel Huesca and camera man Felix John Torino while they were covering the barangay and Sangguning Kabataan elections in Sapian town proper Wednesdy morning.

DPWH official completes visit of WV district offices

Public Works and Highways Assistant Secretary for Operations Dimas Soguilon visited the agency’s district offices in Western Visayas to present the transformation framework in the fight corruption.


Iloilo rice production good despite pests, El Niño–PAO

Rice production in Iloilo is still good despite the infestations of plant hoppers or “waya-waya” and the long drought, Provincial Agriculturist Ildefonso Toledo said in a radio interview.

Kepco-SPC synchronizes coal plant to Visayas grid‏

MANILA – Kepco SPC Power Corp. has synchorized the first unit of its 200-megawatt Cebu coal-fired power plant in Barangay Colon, Naga, Cebu to the Visayas grid.


Going green: recycle yourself
The writings on the tomb
Anything under the Sun
Iloilo–always a center of education, 2
Preserve the Hiligaynon language
RH issue shows confusion among Catholics


Sex and Viagra

/ Dr. Cesar Yap

4Ps: A bridge to progress or misery?

/ Ted Aldwin Ong

Did we disturb the spirits?

/ Dolly M. Palisada

Will Querol stay long in Region 6?

/ Francisco B. Lindero Jr.


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Church and churchmen–4/4

/ Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz


The Gamp Party!

The Gamp Party!

October 10 was a momentous and very busy day for Garden of the Ascension Memorial Park (GAMP) Iloilo’s management, staff and agents as they celebrated their 10th anniversary. The fun started with an exclusive fun run for GAMP’s sales associates as early as 5:45 AM.

---------------------------------------- A Song of Hope

A Song of Hope

The above song is a composition of Andy Linacero Cortez (of the Mig and Andy fame), the theme song in a locally made film entitled “Buhi.” In this film about a child with cancer, Andy plays the supporting role of Nang Sima, the herbalist.

----------------------------------------UPV graduate named TOSP awardee

UPV graduate named TOSP awardee

UP Visayas’ 2010 BS Accountancy graduate Nestor Necesito was chosen as one of the 2010 Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines (TOSP) during the National Awarding Ceremonies at the Rizal Hall, Malacañan Palace on October 7, 2010.

---------------------------------------- Big at Ten: Garden of the Ascension

Big at Ten: Garden of the Ascension

Garden of the Ascension-Iloilo celebrated its 10th anniversary last Oct. 10, 2010 with theme: Be FIT. Be INVOLVED. Be part of the HISTORY! One of its activities was a familiarization tour of St. Therese Chapels, thanksgiving mass, .


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