November 24, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Court slaps 20-day TRO on MIWD interim board

The Regional Trial Court Branch 23 has issued a 20-day temporary restraining order on the interim Board of Directors of the Metro Iloilo Water District, directing them to cease and desist from exercising their duties and functions as a board starting yesterday.

Pope’s stand on condoms ‘double standard’–Garin

Iloilo First District Rep. Janette Garin said she is disappointed over the statement of Pope Benedict XVI on condom use.

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A soldier guards the remains of Staff Sgt. Rey Palomaria, 42, of Brgy. Man-it, Passi City
Leo Solinap

DIED IN BATTLE. A soldier guards the remains of Staff Sgt. Rey Palomaria, 42, of Brgy. Man-it, Passi City, who died in an ambush Saturday in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental, after his rifle (see other photo) was hit by an M203 grenade launcher.

MIWD should involve Capitol in decision-making–Defensor

Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. said he believes that the provincial government should be involved in the affairs of the Metro Iloilo Water District, but he is questioning why the MIWD thought of involving the Capitol only now.


Cries for justice ring out from Maguindanao

AMPATUAN, Maguindanao – The first year anniversary of the country’s worst election-related violence and the worst violence against the media was commemorated yesterday at the massacre site with relatives of the victims reiterated calls for speedy trial and justice.

Anti-drug unit in Brgy. Malipayon up next

Following the establishment of Task Force Bakhaw in one of the Iloilo City’s drug haven in Mandurriao district, the Police Regional Office 6 will soon put up a similar police unit in Brgy. Malipayon, City Proper.

ICPO steps up crime watch for holidays

The Iloilo City Police Office is stepping up its anti-crime operations for the approaching holidays in December and the Dinagyang festival in January.

Treñas files bill seeking penalty for EJKs

Iloilo City Rep. Jerry Treñas has filed House Bill 3594 seeking to impose stiff sanctions on persons or individuals involved in extra-legal killings and forced disappearances.


Capiz reorganizes local special body

Roxas City – The provincial government of Capiz has reorganized the Provincial Peace and Order Council.

Celino issues invitation for Sinadya sa Halaran

Roxas City Mayor Angel Alan Celino is inviting people from different parts of the country to visit his city as well as Capiz for the Sinadya sa Halaran Festival on Dec. 3 and 8, 2010.

9 Roxas City’s places of interest beckon to tourists

Nine potential tourist attractions of the city, the so-called places of interest, were identified through the Sangguniang Panlungsod’s Committee on Tourism chaired by Vice Mayor Ronnie Dadivas in line with the city government’s tourism program.


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).


Dense and/or malicious?
Prozac, Green Tea, Red Meat
On the UP presidency
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


Chrisms: The Christmas Bop

Chrisms: The Christmas Bop

What makes SM Supermalls’ Christmas 2010 special was the launching of its exclusive Christmas jingle called the “SM Christmas ChriSMs Bop.” This was launched at SM City Iloilo early this November.

---------------------------------------- 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.


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