November 18, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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MIWD conflict should be brought to court, Drilon says

Senator Franklin Drilon said yesterday the conflict between the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA), Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) management and its previous board should be settled in court.

Cocaine available in 3 WV cities

In Western Visayas, cocaine is available in the cities of Iloilo, Bacolod and Roxas and is usually supplied by dealers coming from affluent families, according to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency 6.

“We have reports of the proliferation of cocaine in these major cities,” Paul Ledesma, PDEA 6 officer-in-charge, told The News Today.

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A machine scatters the fossil coal inside the huge storage area of the Panay Energy Development Corp.

A machine scatters the fossil coal inside the huge storage area of the Panay Energy Development Corp.

Miagao police chief axed over P7-M cocaine fiasco

Insp. Fernando Limbongan, chief of Miagao Police Station, has been relieved from his post a day after anti-narcotics agents seized P7 million worth of cocaine from town resident Carlito Buen Jr.

Senator to PECO: Serve Ilonggos better

Ilonggo Senator Franklin Drilon has advised power distributor Panay Electric Company (PECO) to invest in capital expenditures to improve their electricity distribution operations.


Chiefs of drug-affected villages urged to cooperate with police

Village chiefs of Iloilo City barangays seriously affected by illegal drugs are urged to help authorities in the anti-illegal campaign in their respective communities, Chief Supt. Cipriano Querol Jr., police regional director, said.

Mabilog to form TF on human trafficking

A task force on anti-trafficking against persons will soon be created by the Iloilo City government to address reported cases of human trafficking in the city.

IPO opens WV satellite office

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) yesterday opened its satellite office Iloilo City, the seventh in the country, at the Department of Trade and Industry 6 building.

Iloilo City to switch on lights, lanterns on Nov. 19

The Iloilo City Government will launch its “A Fair in December” project tomorrow with the simultaneous switching on of lights and lanterns in district plazas and major streets.


Four expats, Pinoy lawyer file estafa charges vs Boracay realtor

Four American expatriates and a Filipino lawyer have individually filed a case of estafa before the Aklan Provincial Prosecutor’s Office Monday against a Filipina who claims to own vast properties in Boracay Island.

4-cornered fight looms in Roxas City Liga race

ROXAS CITY – A four-cornered fight is expected in the race for the presidency of the Liga ng mga Barangay here, a source told The News Today.

Roxas City Bridge turns 100

The historic Roxas City Bridge, which connects the heart of the city to the main commercial center on Roxas Avenue, was constructed in the early 1900s.

Capiz holds second round of filariasis mass treatment

ROXAS CITY – The second round of mass drug administration (MDA) on filariasis is ongoing in Capiz since part of the provincewide campaign to eliminate the disease.


UI-PHINMA opens center offering business resources

The University of Iloilo-PHINMA has recently established the Center for Enterprises Development (CED), an organization that makes available more updated and relevant resources relevant to Iloilo’s businesses.

DA allots P900M for organic program

MANILA – The country’s organic farming movement will get the needed boost as the Department of Agriculture (DA) has allotted an initial P900 million next year to implement various initiatives under the Organic Agriculture Act of 2010.

Domestic travel up 10.6% at end-September

MANILA – Philippine domestic air travel grew by double digits in the first nine months of the year boosted by budget airlines’ promo offerings, according to Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB).


The proper context of tolerance
Public Hazards: Beware! Contaminated Needles on Theater Seats
Let’s play lotto
Anything under the Sun
Fray Martin de Rada, Apostle of Panay
Paglaum, Inspirasyon, Pangamuyo
Overhauling of city drainage more important


Real Life:

/ Dolly M. Palisada

The Blood and Mud in the Philippines: Anti-Guerrilla Warfare on Panay Island

/ Toshimi Kuma

Virginity causes cancer?

/ Dr. Cesar Yap

Querol’s BPAT: Will it make a difference?

/ Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Summit of wealthy nations

/ Ted Aldwin Ong


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


Kababalaghan sa Langford

Kababalaghan sa Langford

Those were just a few of the horrendous-looking creatures who joined “Kababalaghan sa Langford”, the Halloween celebration of Langford Place in Paseo de Arcangeles. Many of the Langfordians came garbed in their spookiest costumes

----------------------------------------The Mandy Salcedo Club Halloween

The Mandy Salcedo Club Halloween

The Mandy Salcedo Club held its first Halloween Costume Party last Oct. 30, 2010. The fun activity started with a sumptuous dinner, which was prepared by Pilar Salcedo. It was followed by an extraordinary presentation by Kim Bryan Gadong,

----------------------------------------Gone Fishing Again

Gone Fishing Again

During one weekend, the Go Fish Anglers Club members had the time of their lives when they participated in the 2nd Yolak Invitational Fishing Tournament. It was also the birthday of fish angler Mon Carlo “Yolak” Vera Cruz, thus the name of the tournament.

---------------------------------------- Fashion Goth

Fashion Goth

Goth. Black. Edgy. Tough. More than 40 Ilonggos as young as 14 and as old as 55 years old joined SM Department Store Delgado’s Halloween fashion spectacle entitled “Fashion Goth” held last October 30.


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