Monday, 22nd September 2014

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CANDELARIA DERBY. Men use their hands to signal the amount of their bets at the 2012 Candelaria 7-Cock International Derby inside the Jaro Coliseum.  The annual cockfighting competition during the Jaro Fiesta in Iloilo City attracts cockfight aficionados from here, Manila and even abroad. At extreme left is Chito Tinsay, owner of the coliseum. (Tara Yap)

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Emergency powers and the power emergency

September 22, 2014 03:09 AM

By: Perfecto R. Yasay, Jr.

 

RECENTLY, the President pompously declared before the Filipino community and business leaders in Europe that “The Philippines has not merely weathered the economic storm.” He assured them that “We are now navigating calm waters.” Read more...

Lifestyles check

September 22, 2014 02:59 AM

By: Modesto P. Sao-noy

 

NOBODY has come out against the proposal to check the lifestyles of policemen, including their officials yet. Top brasses have for years been linked to various anomalies that show a betrayal of their oaths of office. Read more...

World Mayor (Part 2)

September 22, 2014 02:46 AM

By: Manuel “Boy” Mejorada

WHEN President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III delivered his 5th State of the Nation Address (SONA) two months ago, he made mention of Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick E. Mabilog as a “young and upcoming” leader as part of the emerging Read more...

The cross as good news

September 22, 2014 02:37 AM

By: Fr. Roy Cimagala

 

WE have just celebrated the feasts of the Exaltation or Triumph of the Holy Cross (September 14) and of Our Lady of Sorrows (September 15). It’s a good occasion to remind ourselves and to spread the good news about Read more...

Iloilo City’s traffic problems

September 22, 2014 02:10 AM

By: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.

I AGREE with Ms. Lea Lara (of the Iloilo Business Club) that traffic, understood to be the movement of vehicles and people on the roads, could be a problem, but it need not really bother us beyond repair. Read more...

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