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Frontpage Barricade
Hopefully no more barricade like this will occur in the airport site in Cabatuan, Iloilo with the granting of the demands sought by the hundreds of families affected by the construction of the New Iloilo Airport Ddevelopment Project (NIADP).

110 affected families claim victory in airport row

Over a hundred families in Cabatuan, Iloilo affected by the construction of the New Iloilo Airport Development Project (NIADP) finally claimed victory.

Revamp of Molo PNP seen

City Mayor Jerry Treñas confirmed that additional personnel from Molo Police Precinct would be relieved in the coming days amid reports linking some cops to illegal drugs, illegal number games and video karera.

City HRMO chief suspended

The Iloilo Regional Trial Court (RTC) handed down a 90-day suspension against the chief of the Human Resource Management Office (HRMO) of the Iloilo City Hall for “negligence.”

Cops to be deployed at slaughterhouse

Police personnel would be deployed at the Iloilo City Slaughterhouse in Molo district in order to maintain cleanliness of the dilapidated facility.

Two cops hurt in Estancia car accident

Two cops got hurt in a vehicular accident in Estancia, Iloilo after a driver lost control of his owner-type jeepney and rammed on the duo.  The suspect was identified by authorities as Nicolas Salido, a visiting seafarer who immediately surrendered to police.  His victims, PO2 Timmy Clariza and PO1 Gerome Arca.

Computerization of city high schools in the offing

To enable public school students here to compete on an equal footing with their private school counterparts, the city government is finalizing a plan to computerize all city public high schools here.

Gov. Perez 2005 Gawad Parangal Awardee

Antique Gov. Salvacion Zaldivar-Perez has again proven her exemplary leadership after she has been named the 2005 Gawad Parangal Awardee of the Association of Local Social Welfare and Development Officers of the Philippines, Inc. (ALSWDOPI) that launched the search for outstanding local chief executive in the country.

Passi honors outstanding senior citizens

The City of Passi honored its ten outstanding elderly citizens, as part of the celebration of the Senior Citizens’ Week,  in a simple ceremony held last Friday.

DILG sets brgy assembly on Oct. 15, issues advisory on next brgy elections

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) has set October 15, 2005 as the second barangay assembly day, per Memorandum Circular 2005-106 signed by Secretary Angelo T. Reyes on October 3, 2005.

DENR sets on-the-spot painting contest.

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region VI under the Office of the Parks and Wildlife and Coastal Zones Resources Management Services (PAWCZMS) in cooperation with the office of Congressman Raul T. Gonzalez, Jr.  will conduct an On-the-Spot painting Contest this coming October 17, 2005.


Wanted: Prosecutors for Western Visayas

Job vacancy is available in one of the country's more “demanding” departments in terms of duties and expected responsibilities under government employ.  The prospective employer? Department of Justice.  Job description? Public prosecutors.

WV farmer-borrowers incur P127M in loans

Some 2,169 farmers in the region have an outstanding loan of P127,618.96 from the various credit programs implemented by the Department of Agriculture (DA) for the past three decades. The Agricultural Credit Policy Council(ACPC) is hoping to collect at least 20 percent of the loan.

DENR- 6 boasts success of CLASPS Project

DENR –6 Regional Executive Director (RED) Celso V. Loriega, Jr. is happy to announce that during a recent assessment made by the Ecosystems Resource Development Service (ERDS)-DENR  of the  Community Livelihood Assistance Special Program  (CLASP) project in Brgys Tambaliza and Botlog, Concepcion, Iloilo had been found to be successful.


Candle Making

Candle making as an alternative livelihood


Only light comes to mind when we hear the word candle. During the olden days, it was used as a means to light the households in the evenings. It is also used in sacred ceremonies by other people, be it to light the souls of the ones in heaven or calling on to the spirits.



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