November 19, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Sayno: Interim board intrudes on functions of regular board

The appointment of the interim board of the Metro Iloilo Water District by the Local Water Utilities Administration is baseless, unlawful and illegal, said Atty. Hans Sayno, legal counsel and corporate secretary of the former board.

PEDC connects to PECO grid

The Panay Energy Development Corp. said it started a trial delivery of power supply on Tuesday to the Panay Electric Company and on Wednesday tested its capability to connect to the Cebu-Negros-Panay Grid (not Panay-Guimaras-Cebu as reported earlier).

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Personnel of Police Regional Office 6 do the taebo exercise with their instructor at Camp Delgado in Iloilo City.

WORKOUT. Personnel of Police Regional Office 6 do the taebo exercise with their instructor at Camp Delgado in Iloilo City Thursday afternoon as part of their athletic day activities.

15 suspected pushers arrested

Fifteen suspected drug pushers were arrested by operatives of the Regional Anti-Illegal Drug Task Froce (RAIDTF) at past 9 p.m. on Wednesday in Brgy. Tanza Esperanza, Iloilo City.

Main suspect Erlinda de la Cruz, 37, was cornered after selling a sachet of “shabu” worth P300 to one of the men from the RAIDTF led by Supt. Leo Batiles.


Taxi driver robbed, shot by passenger in Jaro

A cabbie was injured after he fought the passenger who robbed him Wednesday night along Sitio Don Delfin in Brgy. Tabuc Suba, Jaro, Iloilo City.

Surprise inspection of police units set

Chief Supt. Cipriano Querol Jr., director of Police Regional Office 6, said he will conduct a “surprise inspection” of all police stations in Western Visayas to check the preparedness of every unit.

City ready to take over Pavia housing project

The Iloilo City government is ready to take over the abandoned P130-million housing project in Brgy. Ungka, Pavia town province after its contractor failed to show up and participate in the project inventory conducted last month.

‘BSPOs link between gov’t, people’

More than 2,000 Barangay Service Point Officers (BSPO) volunteers in Iloilo province will converge at the Provincial Capitol grounds on November 26 for the BSPO Day celebration.

‘Iloilo’s Finest’ mark now IPO-registered

The public can now be assured of quality Ilonggo products if they buy those that bear the “Iloilo’s Finest” mark with the logo showing an outline of the Arroyo Fountain, a famous landmark in Iloilo City.

Study of Iloilo-Guimaras bridge design sought

National Economic and Development Authority Director General Cayetano Paderanga said proponents of the bridge that will connect Iloilo-Guimaras and Negros Occidental should come up with a study of its design.


Legal aid brought to Sapian residents

SAPIAN, Capiz – A free legal service was conducted by the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan, and the municipality of Sapian at the residence Mayor Arturo Orosco Sr. yesterday.

12-yr.-old boy electrocuted

ROXAS CITY – A 12-year-old pupil of Dinginan Elementary School was electrocuted yesterday morning when he accidentally touched the live wire of a Capiz Electric Cooperative power line on his way to school.

Sharing, Capiznons way of life

ROXAS CITY – Sharing as a way of life for Capiznons once again takes center stage as the province and city jointly hold the Sinadya sa Halaran 2010 on December 3 to 8 with the theme “Pag-mbitanay, Pagkinalipay, Pagpasalamat.”


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).


On the UP presidency
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
Overhauling of city drainage more important


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

/ Toshimi Kuma

Real Life:

/ Dolly M. Palisada

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


E-Bags by Bryz

E-Bags by Bryz

Businesswoman and society maven Engel Loring has been a fan of bags and accessories. Now, she turned her passion for bags into a business through E-Bags by Bryz (E stands for Engel). The line has three styles – Petite, Cleo Fan and Round bags. All these cost just below P500.

----------------------------------------SM Culinary Festival to feature Best of the Best

SM Culinary Festival to feature Best of the Best

The Culinary Festival at SM City Iloilo will feature the best chefs in the country. On November 22-28, 2010, these chefs will showcase exciting and mouth-watering cuisines in this week-long event.

---------------------------------------- Libro Agustino title wins Nat’l Book Award

Libro Agustino title wins Nat’l Book Award

PUNGSOD, Damming the Nation: Region/Nation and the Global Order in Contemporary West Visayan Literature, a Libro Agustino title, recently won Best in Literary Criticism/Literary History in the 29th National Book Awards.

---------------------------------------- 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


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