November 30, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Police defends creation of anti-drug groups in 3 villages

Police authorities have defended the creation of task groups in the three drug-affected villages in Iloilo City after the move was questioned by barangay official for lack of consultation.

2 men nabbed after being mistaken for gang members

Two young men were brought to Jaro Police Station after they were suspected to be members of the notorious True Brown Style (TBS) 13, a gang of youngsters involved in robbing and killing taxi drivers.

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Leo Solinap

OVERLOADED. Two tricycles, one carrying more than 10 passengers, cruise the national highway in Mandurriao District, Iloilo City.

Fire guts 16 houses

Ten houses were destroyed while six others were damaged by a fire early Sunday morning in Brgy. Bakhaw, Mandurriao, Iloilo City, a report of the Bureau of Fire Protection said.


‘Antique province financially stable’

SAN JOSE, Antique – The provincial government of Antique is financially stable, according to the Provincial Treasurer’s Office.

Manhunt on vs village chief

Police have launched a manhunt against a village chieftain who shot to death a drunk civilian in Anilao, Iloilo.

Iloilo City wants countdown to prevent use of firecrackers

The Iloilo City government is planning to organize a community countdown in welcoming the New Year as a way to bring the people out of their homes and discourage them from using firecrackers.


300 policemen to maintain festival’s peace and order

ROXAS CITY – The Capiz Police Provincial Office and the Roxas City Police Station has assured revelers of the Sinadya sa Halaran 2010 of peace and order during the six-day festivities that will begin Friday.

Sudan-trained cop commended

ROXAS CITY – The Capiz Provincial Board on its special session Friday passed a resolution commending Police Officer 3 Emmanuel de Asis for being the first and only Filipino police trainor and advisor in the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur, Sudan.

Quake jolts Capiz

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.8 jolted the province of Capiz early yesterday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology reported.

Physical injuries, theft top Capiz crimes roster

ROXAS CITY – Physical injuries, theft and robbery are the top three index crimes in Capiz that were recorded by the Philippine National Police in the past 10 months.


Visayas electric coops find GCGI’s power rate too high

Seven electric cooperatives (ECs) in Leyte, Cebu and Negros Occidental are disputing the price of electricity sold by Green Core Geothermal Inc. (GCGI).

Peso competitiveness better than other currencies: BSP

MANILA – The Philippines peso remains competitive over other currencies in the region as its appreciation and volatility against the US dollar is still at the middle of the range in Asia.

Mobile phone subscription poised to slow down: NTC

Sales of the Philippine telecommunication firms are expected to fall next year due to slowing mobile phone subscribers growth, according to the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC).


Service to God Almighty
The lure of whitewater
November 25: Int’l Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Dense and/or malicious?
Prozac, Green Tea, Red Meat
Anything under the Sun
Fray Martin de Rada, Apostle of Panay


Beware, it’s Christmas season

/ Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

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

/ Toshimi Kuma

Images of the days to come

/ Ted Aldwin Ong


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

Real Life:

/ Dolly M. Palisada

Virginity causes cancer?

/ Dr. Cesar Yap


Six Ilonggo films in Bayhon to tour region

Six Ilonggo films in Bayhon to tour region

THE first Ilonggo Film Festival was held in Iloilo City nine years ago. Today, the University of the Philippines Visayas – Division of Humanities brings another film festival of sorts by producing “Bayhon”, a collection of six indie films which it will tour around Iloilo and Western Visayas starting this November 2010.

---------------------------------------- Crossing Bridges: An Update

Crossing Bridges: An Update

Crossing Bridges is a program hosted by the Federation of Philippine Photographers. This year, photographers from Southeast Asia came to take pictures of different sites in region 6.

----------------------------------------Mara Clara magic captures Iloilo

Mara Clara magic captures Iloilo

WHEN ABS CBN announced that it was going to do a rehash of the 1990s hit soap opera now dubbed as the “Mother of all Teleseryes”, Mara Clara, I must admit I was kind of skeptical whether the soap would be a success the way it was the first time.

---------------------------------------- Five Years, Five Million Ways

Five Years, Five Million Ways

Make Your Own Havaianas has always inspired flip-flops fans to unleash their creativity and let their imagination go wild. To celebrate their fifth year, they held a Make Your Own Havaianas activity at Robinsons Place Bacolod recently.


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