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Zoning board junks crematorium project for lack of social acceptability

Crematorium, no more.

City Mayor Jerry Treñas said the City Zoning Board of Adjustment and Appeals (CZBAA) has denied the application of the Philippine American Cemetery Association (PACA) to put up a crematorium in Barangay of Our Lady Fatima in Jaro district.

Cascades show promoter refutes local producer

Steve O'Neal Productions denied that it has entered into contract with any local producer other than VJS Productions to bring the popular American singing group The Cascades to Iloilo City.

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Pakuyang sa Tangyan Festival
A.Chris Fernandez
Colorful costumes and lively performances once again filled the streets of poblacion Igbaras, Iloilo during Thursday's culminating activity for the town's 2nd Pakuyang sa Tangyan Festival.

More cases up vs CIDG chief on Tan slay case

Two more military ombudsman complaints, both criminal and administrative in nature were filed against the regional chief of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) here.

Both related anew to the celebrated massacre of Filipino-Chinese businessman Francisco "Bobby" Tan, wife Cindy Zayco and 6 year old daughter Katherine, Police Superintendent Renato Gumban stands accused of violation of Article 208 of the Revised Penal Code and PD 1829.


Zayco wins custody battle of Tan kids

Four months after they were orphaned and subjected to a legal squabble on the issue of guardianship, the Court finally ruled on the five minor children of massacre victims Francisco "Bobby" Tan and wife, Cindy Zayco-Tan.

Banuyao residents oppose concrete batching plant

Though everything is already in place, some of the residents of Barangay Banuyao, La Paz expressed their objection to the proposed concrete batching plant needed for the second phase of the P2 billion Iloilo Flood Control Project (IFCP).

Damages sought for dog’s death

A pet owner has filed a suit for damages against two veterinarians for the death of a precious kennel.

DOJ secretary inquires on Miaque's business permits

Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez, Sr. indeed inquired on the status of the permits of concessionaire Bernie Miaque's businesses at the Iloilo Airport in Mandurriao district.

Wife of top Pavia councilor cries foul over ‘delinquent’ tag

"I have no reasons to destroy my family's standing and reputation in the community. On the contrary, I have all the reasons to maintain my good relations because after all, they made my husband number one in the last elections. The attacks against us are most unfair."


Mango exports are on the upswing—DA

"Let us zero in on quality mango production," Undersecretary Jesus Emmanuel Paras said during the opening of the 8th National Mango Congress currently held at the Amigo Terrace Hotel, Iloilo City.

Help save ‘Calle Real’ and win an MP3 player

Would you like to have an MP3 player by simply letting your voice be heard?


Please leave the Cascades concert alone
Anything Under the Sun
Mill Hill Missionaries (5)
Unusual Channel
Sablay hirit part 2
Consumers Domain
Workers' lament
Without the Whitecoat
Specialization... the human touch
Bridging the gap
Tales on the conversion of Dumalag, Capiz
on the dot
Taxi drivers as tourism frontliners, goodwill guiding, 2nd Iloilo IAD, etc.
'Stockade' moms
Res Gestae
The way out to traffic police corruption
Take it from Conan


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Josefa Segovia Student Center

Josefa Segovia Student Center

It stands in quiet dignity along the bustling General Luna St., Iloilo City. Its clean and well-maintained façade camouflages the years of its serene existence.

It was built by the Arroyo family in the 1920s and also served as the family residence. The Archdiocese of Jaro under Monsignor Cuenco leased it in the 1950s.

  2006 Heritage Month Celebration

2006 Heritage Month Celebration: A series of festivities

Iloilo City proudly hosts this year's National Heritage Month Celebration. In relation to this, the Iloilo City Government, National Commission for Culture and Arts together with the Iloilo City Cultural Heritage Conservation Council and the Filipino Heritage Festival, Inc. have prepared various activities for the month-long celebration.