November 12, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Defensor orders investigation on quarrying in Barotac Viejo

Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. has ordered the creation of a fact-finding committee that will investigate the quarry operations near the foot of Mount Angas in Sitio Taras, Brgy. Natividad in Barotac Viejo.

‘No manipulation of power crisis’

The Panay Power Corp. has denied the claim of the Freedom from Debt Coalition-Iloilo that the daily power outages in Iloilo City is a result of a “manipulated power crisis.”

It is caused by insufficient power of Panay Electric Company, the sole power distributor in Iloilo City, said Engr. Adrian Moncada, vice president of Global Business Power Corp. (GBPC), parent company of PPC.

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The nine candidates of Miss Western Visayas Tourism
Montesa Griño-Caoyonan

BEAUTIES. The nine candidates of Miss Western Visayas Tourism, who will compete during the pageant night on November 13 at the WVSU Cultural Center, pose for the camera after dropping by at the Capitol Thursday.

3 siblings, pal nabbed in drug bust

Three siblings and their friend were arrested following a drug bust operation at Brgy. Bakhaw in Mandurriao district, Iloilo City Wednesday evening.

Capitol workers’ bonus to be released next week

The year-end bonus of the more than 2,000 regular and casual employees of the Iloilo Capitol will be released on November 16 and 17, Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. said yesterday.


3 Iloilo patients needed for free kidney transplant

The Rotary Club of Iloilo West is looking for three patients who are interested to avail of its kidney transplant project slated on January 17 to 19 next year.

Many barangay, SK bets in city fail to submit expense reports

Many of the candidates in the synchronized barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections in Iloilo City failed to submit reports of their election expenses required by the Commission on Elections.

DSWD grants accreditation to New Lucena seniors’ center

The Senior Citizens’ Center of New Lucena, Iloilo was recently granted an accreditation by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

DAR 6 trains BARCs in 3 provinces

The Department of Agrarian Reform 6 has been conducting a series of massive orientations and trainings for Barangay Agrarian Reform Councils in the provinces of Aklan, Capiz and Guimaras.

Barangay officials to attend orientation on skills registry

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and Iloilo City Public Employment Service Office (PESO) will conduct a two-day orientation on the skills registry system for barangay officials in the city.


Antique exec wants hearing on applications for mining

Antique Vice Gov. Rosie Dimamay is seeking to conduct a public hearing on the proposed mining operations in the province.


Lawmakers to speak at NICP Summit

Heads of the information technology committees in both houses of Congress will speak during the 3rd National Summit on November 25 and 26 in Bacolod City, said Jocelle Batapa-Sigue, chairperson of the National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NICP).

Vista Land hits P8.2B in Jan.-Sept. real estate revenues

MANILA – Property developer and homebuilder Vista Land and Lifescapes announced that it has posted real estate revenues amounting to P8.2 billion for the first nine months of 2010.


We are in a state of war
Save a heart – yours!
Chasing pavements (and memories) in Iloilo
Anything under the Sun
Fray Martin de Rada, Apostle of Panay
Paglaum, Inspirasyon, Pangamuyo
Overhauling of city drainage more important


Summit of wealthy nations

/ Ted Aldwin Ong

Real Life:
People Watching

/ Dolly M. Palisada


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Children are hurt most by lack of justice

/ Fr. Shay Cullen

Sex in the 60’s

/ Dr. Cesar Yap


/ Francisco B. Lindero Jr.


Visayas Blogging Summit slated November 27

Visayas Blogging Summit slated November 27

BLOGGERS will learn more about online entrepreneurship and citizen journalism as well as explore the potential impact of blogging on society, business and politics during the Visayas Blogging Summit to be held on Nov. 27, 2010 at the SM Cinema 6.

---------------------------------------- SM Hypermarket’s Grand Opening

SM Hypermarket’s Grand Opening

SM Hypermarket’s blessing and opening program was unforgettable. It was festive and eventful. Most importantly, good food and drinks abound. In the afternoon when it opened for the public, traffic was tight at Commission Civil

----------------------------------------Fiesta sa Kampo 2010

Fiesta sa Kampo 2010

Camp Martin Delgado at Fort San Pedro was turned into a festive haven for the police and their friends during the Fiesta sa Kampo 2010 held last month. One of the highlights of the affair was the Booth or Kiosk Contest,

----------------------------------------ICILC’s twin club in cebu celebrates charter anniversary

ICILC’s twin club in cebu celebrates charter anniversary

The Cebu Queen City Lions Club, the twin club of Iloilo City Integrated Lions Club celebrated its charter anniversary recently. During the program, the ICILC bestowed upon its twin club a Service Award for their exemplary work to uplift the lives of the less fortunate Cebuanos.


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