Saturday, 20th September 2014

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September 20, 2014 01:40 AM

By: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.

THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) in Western Visayas said it overshot its 2014 target revenue with three months left in the year.

Atty. Ernelito Aquino, BOC-6 collector, said that as of September 19,  they have collected P1,108,862,068 against the 2014 target collection of P843,983,000.

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September 20, 2014 01:38 AM

By: Jennifer Ponsaran-Rendon

A 19-YEAR-old lass is the prime suspect in the stabbing to death of a Fine Arts graduate in Guimbal, Iloilo early this week.

Kara Kay Dolloga, a student of the Southern Iloilo Polytechnic College in Miag-ao town, is now in police custody and was charged with robbery with homicide.

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September 20, 2014 01:36 AM

By: Louine Hope Conserva

THE Task Force Oil Spill will conduct an inspection today in Estancia, Iloilo today in preparation for the congressional hearing on the Botongon oil spill on October 9.

Philippine Coast Guard-6 commander Commodore Athelo Ybañez said the inspectors will include representatives from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Department of Health and Dr. Rex Sadava, head of University of the Philippines Visayas Oil Spill Response Program (UPVOSRP).

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September 20, 2014 01:34 AM

By: Angelica L. Tapalla

EIGHT persons were arrested Thursday evening in a raid on a suspected drug den at Sitio Bugtong, Brgy. Guinacas, Pototan, Iloilo.

Before the raid, joint elements of the Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) and Pototan police station arrested Allan Mendoza.

Mendoza allegedly sold P500 worth of shabu to a police poseur-buyer.

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September 20, 2014 01:30 AM

By: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.

THE Philippine Blind Union (PBU) asked for more time and a better location before their existing center is demolished by the Iloilo City government.

The PBU center is located in a building behind the old Jaro municipal building. Aside from its office, the building also serves as massage center of the group.

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September 20, 2014 01:10 AM

By: Artchil B. Fernandez

WHO will guard the guardians?

This is the scary question haunting the mind of Filipinos in the light of the involvement several policemen, some of them officers in a hold-up masqueraded as arrest or hulidap.  That it happened in Edsa, a major traffic artery in the nation’s capital and in broad daylight made the incident a chilling sight to the public. Read more...

How to make (unmake) good researchers in the academe

September 20, 2014 01:08 AM

By: Lucell Larawan

THAT teaching higher education courses without research track record makes an educator irrelevant and obsolete is not an understatement. His/ her strength in research measures whether or not he/ she is still speaking the language of the times or just shamelessly asserting archaic parlance to the detriment of educational systems. Read more...

One and the same ‘just wage’ awaits us all

September 20, 2014 01:06 AM

By: Fr. Czar Emmanuel Alvarez, OSA


Gospel Reading: Matthew 20,1-16

OUR Gospel reading this Sunday presents a parable with a surprising ending: all the laborers who worked for varying durations end up receiving the same compensation. There is an apparent injustice here. Read more...

Capturing memories-2

September 20, 2014 01:04 AM

By: Modesto P. Sao-noy

A FEW months ago, a lady asked me about her family ancestry. That was a surprise because she ought to know more than I but she told me she was only told about it by an aunt who had already passed away. Read more...

Speak memory

September 20, 2014 01:02 AM

By: Juan L. Mercado

IN HIS book “Speak Memory,” novelist Valdimir Nabokov writes: Awakening of consciousness is a series of spaced splashes... until bright blocks of perception are formed affording memory and a slippery hold.”  Read more...

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