November 23, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Mejorada defends Tupas from Truth Commission probe

Just as the Iloilo provincial government under Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. disclosed that the Truth Commission is investigating the alleged anomalous transactions of the previous administration, an aide of former Gov. Niel Tupas Sr. said Tupas is not to blame for the supposed questionable fund releases during his term.

Four Guimbal policemen get death threats after drug haul

The four policemen of Guimbal Police Station who informed the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency 6 on the P7-million cocaine possessed by a drug dealer in the neighboring Miagao town have been receiving death threats.

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Children in Santo Niño Sur, Arevalo District, Iloilo City play with a dead whale shark washed ashore on Villa beach yesterday.

BEACHED. Children in Santo Niño Sur, Arevalo District, Iloilo City play with a dead whale shark washed ashore on Villa beach yesterday.

Village councilor killed

A councilman of Brgy. Rizal Pala-Pala in Iloilo City was shot to death by a fish vendor Saturday night at the Iloilo City Terminal Market.

Efren Tuvilla, 58, who also heads the market’s fish vendors’ association, sustained two wounds on his nape.

He was brought to Iloilo Doctors’ Hospital where he died an hour later.


Defensor, 3 other guvs sign pact to protect Visayan Sea

Four governors in the Visayas, including Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr., signed an agreement, stating their commitment to use their collective powers and resources to restore and conserve the marine resources of the Visayan Triangle beginning with the Visayan Sea.

RAIDSOG raps 15 drug suspects

A suspected illegal drug pusher and 14 others who allegedly visited a drug den in Brgy. Tanza Esperanza, Iloilo City have been charged for violations of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 by the Regional Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operations Group Saturday.

Passi City seen as recipient of economic devt’ program

Passi City is being eyed as the next stop of the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) local and regional economic development program.


All systems go for Sinadya sa Halaran

ROXAS CITY – It’s all systems go for Sinadya Sa Halaran 2010, which will take place on Dec. 3–8, 2010.

Electrocuted boy’s family to get compensation

ROXAS CITY – Capiz Electric Cooperative, Inc. will give compensation to the family of a 12-year-old boy who died from electrocution last week in Barangay Dinginan, this city.


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).


Discriminating but not discriminatory
On the UP presidency
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



/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

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

/ Toshimi Kuma


/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

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


Rocking Iloilo the Manila Beer way

Rocking Iloilo the Manila Beer way

There was no doubt that Manila Beer’s product launch provided that festive event tantamount to that of Dinagyang. Dubbed as “Manila Rocks Iloilo”, the event enticed thousands of Ilonggo beer drinkers,

---------------------------------------- Bringing the hospital closer to your home

Bringing the hospital closer to your home

Do you live alone? Do you have loved ones at home who are medically unfit? Do medical emergencies at home drive you into a panic state? Do your children or helpers call you for help while at work when emergencies arise?

----------------------------------------Chrisms: The Grand Launch

Chrisms: The Grand Launch

It’s already Christmas at SM City Iloilo even if it’s just November. The Christmas Grand Launching started with chorale performances from SM City’s staff and from different schools. Then, there was the unveiling of the red chair centerpiece with Santa.

----------------------------------------Hulleza, Sustituedo dominate night run

Hulleza, Sustituedo dominate night run

Top Western Visayas runners Rowell Hulleza and Joneza Mie Sustituedo ruled the five-kilometer event in the male and femal divisions, respectively, during the night run organized by the Iloilo City government Friday.


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