November 26, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
Home | About | Guestbook | Feedback

Basngi’s ICPO days numbered as Mabilog scouts replacement

Apparently dissatisfied with the performance of Iloilo City Police Office director, Senior Supt. Dennis Basngi, Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has started scouting for a new city police chief.

“We have given him enough time,” the mayor told reporters yesterday.

The series of murder incidents in the city and other crimes in the past months have already caused alarm among the Ilonggos, particularly the business sector, prompting Mabilog to act.

‘Forget politics,” Treñas tells brgy. officials

Iloilo City Rep. Jerry Treñas yesterday told newly elected barangay captains in the city to forget politics and unite their constituents to solve the problems in their respective communities.

Treñas made the call during the mass oath-taking rites for barangay officials held at the Jaro gym.

Enlarge this image
Leo Solinap

ANTI-CRIME. Western Visayas policemen execute a mock operation as part of their five-day “Investigation and Seizure of Digital Evidence Course” conducted by the Philippine Public Safety College at Camp Martin Delgado until today.

Smut DVDs vendor nabbed

A vendor of pornographic DVDs was arrested yesterday morning by the team of Iloilo City Task Force on Internet and Gaming Center, Anti-piracy and Pornography (TF-IGCAPP) during a buy-bust operation at Corner Valeria-Ledesma Streets.

Police team monitors MIWD security

The Iloilo City Police Office has deployed a team to the premises of the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) to defuse a possible tension between the management led by general manager Le Jayme Jalbuena and the directors who were earlier ousted by the Local Water Utilities Administration.


21 wounded in San Joaquin bus accident

Twenty-one passengers were injured when the bus they were riding plunged into a deep ravine in Brgy. Kianan, San Joaquin, Iloilo Wednesday morning.

Espinosa wants improved police intelligence operations

Iloilo City Vice Mayor Joe Espinosa III has urged the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) to strengthen its intelligence unit to ensure peace and security in the metro.

Four Panay mayors support livelihood projects of PWDs

Leaders of persons with disabilities (PWD) have come up with an agreement with the four municipal mayors of Panay Island to give livelihood opportunities for PWDs.

World Travel Mart stint seen to draw more tourists to WV

Tourism Regional Director Edwin Trompeta, who just arrived from the World Travel Mart in London, said the participating tourism establishments from Western Visayas are hopeful to capture a wider market worldwide.


34 out 47 village chiefs vow to support Celino

ROXAS CITY – Thirty-four out of 47 barangay captains in the city have signed a manifesto of support for Mayor Angel Alan Celino.

Roxas councilor elected VP of PLLENRO for Visayas

ROXAS CITY – Councilor Powell del Rosario was elected vice president for Visayas and chairman for Region 6 of the Philippine League of Local Environment and Natural Resources Officers Inc. during the election held at the first national convention of PLLENRO on November 17 to 19 at Bayview Hotel, Manila.

BIR Capiz exec urges support for tax drive

The Bureau of Internal Revenue has urged the support of public information officers in Capiz in the government’s taxation campaign.

Catholic Church ready to hold own RH survey

The Catholic Church is ready to prove its critics wrong by claiming that many people are against the Reproductive Health (RH) bill by conducting its own survey.


BPO firms need 20,000 new hires for daytime shift

MANILA, Philippines–The business process outsourcing industry has 20,000 vacancies to qualified applicants who will work on a day shift.

Local stocks retreat for 3rd straight day

MANILA, Philippines–Stocks ended lower for the third straight day on Wednesday, with the key index down 0.6%.

PAL Holdings turns around, posts 9-mo profit of P2.44-B

MANILA, Philippines–PAL Holdings Inc., the publicly-listed parent firm of flag carrier Philippine Airlines, posted a net income of P2.44 billion in the 6 months ending September this year, a reversal of the P177.63-million loss incurred in the same period last year.

‘Tipid-Sulit Idol Search 2010’ bags a Philippine Quill Award of Excellence

People’s brand Talk ‘N Text bagged another Award of Excellence at the recently concluded Philippine Quill.


November 25: Int’l Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Amor propio and media killings
Dense and/or malicious?
Prozac, Green Tea, Red Meat
Anything under the Sun
Fray Martin de Rada, Apostle of Panay
Overhauling of city drainage more important


Images of the days to come

/ Ted Aldwin Ong


/ 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.


UI-PHINMA to honor Iloilo’s outstanding school teachers

UI-PHINMA to honor Iloilo’s outstanding school teachers

UI-PHINMA’s Programang Gawad Dunong, in cooperation with the Department of Education , Office of the mayor, Office of the Governor, Iloilo Chamber of Commerce, Iloilo Business Club and the Iloilo Economic Foundation has opened nominations for the 2011 Gawad Dunong Awards.s

---------------------------------------- Is Blogging Your Passion?

Is Blogging Your Passion?

A few bloggers hsve reached celebrity status both online and offline. They usually become famous because of their extensive knowledge and experience as well as their passion for a hobby or activity.

---------------------------------------- The Cignal TV Launch

The Cignal TV Launch

DIGITAL is the new standard that is transforming the way people watch television. Thus, Cignal TV was launched recently before members of the media coming from different parts of the country.

----------------------------------------KGPP launches ‘Please Read Us A Christmas Story’ in MPES

KGPP launches ‘Please Read Us A Christmas Story’ in MPES

Kabataang Gabay sa Positibong Pamumuhay (KGPP, Inc.), a youth-led non-governmental organization (NGO) launches “Please Read Us A Christmas Story” program in Mandurriao Public Elementary School (MPES),


Mezzo MagazineGet your copy of the Mezzo Magazine now. You can buy directly at the TNT office or email us at marketing@the

What's Inside?

About Mezzo