December 1, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Taxi drivers work with city gov’t to protect ranks

The Iloilo United Taxi Drivers Association (IUTA) has declared an all-out war against criminals victimizing taxi drivers in Iloilo City.

Dengue kills boy, 6

A six-year-old boy from Tubungan, Iloilo died of dengue hemorrhagic fever even as cases are already decreasing in the province.

ICPO tightens security for Christmas holidays

The Iloilo City Police Office will tighten its security measures in preparation for the long December holidays.

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The M16 rifles for the new Army soldiers
Leo Solinap

FIREARMS. The M16 rifles for the new Army soldiers were handed over to them during the Symbolic Entrustment of Firearms as part of their graduation ceremony.


Iloilo City marks World AIDS Day

Employees of government and non-government organizations in Iloilo City are wearing red ribbons to observe the World AIDS Day today.

OWWA releases almost P12.2M livelihood support fund to OFWs

A total of 279 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Western Visayas have availed of the Filipino Expatriate Livelihood Support Fund (FELSF) being managed by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA).

Iloilo coastal rehab covers 45 hectares

The coastal rehabilitation program of Iloilo province has already covered 45 hectares for the year.


Most of village, SK heads in Capiz take oath with LP

ROXAS CITY – Majority of the newly elected barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan officials of Capiz and Roxas City took their oath of office on November 27 before Cavite Rep. Joseph Emilio Abaya, secretary general of the Liberal Party.

Sigma VM apologizes for son’s Nov. 1 crime

ROXAS CITY – Sigma Vice Mayor Roldolfo Simon, whose son was the suspect in the November 1 killings of their three neighbors, has apologized for the incident and asked the victims’ family to let the law take its course.

6 CAGPIO members vie for award

ROXAS CITY – Six outstanding members of the Capiz Association of Government Public Information Officers Inc. (CAGPIO) are competing in the regional search for the 2010 Best Performing Information Officers on December 1 in Iloilo City.

RDC 6 to confer in Capiz on Dec. 7

ROXAS CITY – The Regional Development Council 6 will hold a meeting here on December 7 as part of the activities during the Sinadya sa Halaran (SSH) celebration from December 3 to 8 this year.


NICP takes on PDS tasks

The National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NICP) has officially accepted the challenge to undertake six specific programs under the Philippine Digital Strategy 2011-2016 now being crafted by the Commission on Information and Communications Technology (CICT) with all stakeholders from the private and public sectors.

KLT passers must submit medical certificate: POEA

The passers of the Korean Language Test have been reminded to submit their fit-to-work medical certificate to be included in the list of jobseekers under the Employment Permit System-Korea.

IC gearing for adoption of catastrophe insurance

MANILA – The Insurance Commission seeks greater cooperation between regulators and the privately-owned insurers in gathering data that will form the basis for the adoption of so-called indexed insurance products that are already popular in countries in the region.

PH bond market up 18% in 3Q

MANILA, Nov. 29 (PNA) — The sale of local currency-denominated debt papers issued by companies in the Philippines rose by nearly a third in the third quarter and expects to sustain until next year due to investment opportunities in the infrastructure and energy sectors, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said.


Misinformation and disinformation
Secondhand smoke and cancer
Service to God Almighty
The lure of whitewater
November 25: Int’l Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Anything under the Sun
Fray Martin de Rada, Apostle of Panay


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

/ Toshimi Kuma

Beware, it’s Christmas season

/ Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Images of the days to come

/ Ted Aldwin Ong


‘The Baronet’ at CPU

‘The Baronet’ at CPU

The Central Philippine University recently hosted a fashion show of the designs of Patrick Carlos Llamasarez. Patrick, 25, is a native of Dingle, Iloilo. Entitle “The Baronet”, the event was held at the university’s Promenade.

----------------------------------------An Intimate Gathering

An Intimate Gathering

“I am so grateful for the 50 fruitful years,” said Nonoy Mosquera to those he invited for his birthday celebration held at the Iloilo Grand Hotel last month. Nonoy is a famous personality because he is responsible for the fabulous make-up

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


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