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City's P90M loan for solid waste program gets nod

The Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) has approved the city government's P90 million loan for its Solid Waste Management Program (SWMP) which include the construction of a sanitary landfill and procurement of new equipment for the Calajunan dumpsite in Mandurriao district.

Tupas Sr. gets nod from Tupas Jr. on P98M add'l Capitol expense

After about a week of "thorough deliberation," Governor Niel Tupas Sr. will get all of the over P98 million in last-minute Capitol expense budget.

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A. Chris Fernandez
Colorful locally-made Christmas lanterns are now on sale around the city as in this corner in Molo district, a sign that Christmas is just around the corner.

Solon asks Palace to stop 'Bombay invasion'

Representative Rolex Suplico of Iloilo's fifth district is wary that the country is on its way to becoming the 'Bombay Republic' because of the growing Indian population.

The opposition congressman noted that Indian nationals, more known as 'Bombays,' are engaged in lending and retail trade. He pointed out that under the laws, only Filipino citizens can engage in lending and retail trade.


Real charges up vs fake army with fake govt checks

A senior citizen, or so one of his many identification cards stated, is now behind bars in San Jose, Province of Antique and faces charges for trying to con local businessmen here. Verification is underway if said suspect is also the same con man who operated with two other accomplices in the Province of Guimaras and in Jaro District, Iloilo City about a month ago.

NHA should provide relocation site--Treņas

The city government has no obligation to provide the displaced residents of Purok Mainuswagon, Brgy. Bolilao, Mandurriao district with relocation site. Thus, said City Mayor Jerry Treñas after the National Housing Authority (NHA) reportedly wanted residents in the area, which was recently hit by fire, evicted.

MIWD assures December completion of P207 M rehab projects

Residents of Metro Iloilo and neighboring municipalities that sourced out water from the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) will soon experience sufficient supply with the estimated completion of its rehabilitation projects in December.

The re-launching of the Iloilo Provincial Government Website

Alas, it's barely five days more to go for the grand re-launching of the Iloilo Provincial Government's website, the www.iloilo.gov.ph. I call it a grand event because the local government units (LGUs) will join us in a simultaneous re-launching their official websites.


Prominent global expert on earth energies to give rare workshop in Iloilo

Marko Pogacnik, one of the world's most prominent experts on earth energies, will be in Iloilo Province to conduct a unique and rare workshop on "Earth Energies and The Quest for a Sustainable Society".

PNP steps up information drive on gun ban

San Jose, Antique -- The Philippine National Police (PNP) will be imposing a total gun ban starting January until June 2007 with the forthcoming election of local officials, lawmakers from the House of Representative and the Senate in May. This is to prevent outbreak of violence in the 2007 election.

Security measures upgraded to secure new airports in Iloilo , Bacolod, says Drilon

Senator Franklin M. Drilon today allayed the fears of residents in Western Visayas by announcing that the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) has put in place security arrangements at the new airports being built in the provinces of Iloilo and Bacolod in order to prevent recurrence of similar attacks as the bombing on the new airport in Bacolod last month.


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IAPL cries dissent
Life, Death
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Celebrating 100 Years of Golf in the Philippines
The Iloilo Golf and Country Club Inc., home of the Sta. Barbara Golf Course which is the oldest existing golf course in the Philippines, is celebrating its centenary in 2007. Click here to visit the website


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Heavy Flow at Smallville

Heavy Flow

Some invitations are hard to ignore. Just like when Flow celebrated its second anniversary recently. It was such a night in trendy Smallville when Iloilo's top and definitely the most swank nocturnal club ever Flow celebrated its second "flowing year" with an open bar party for their close friends and regular hipsters. And boy what a night it was!


JCI Iloilo 'Ilang Ilang' soaring high

JCI Iloilo 'Ilang Ilang'

After being dormant for three years JCI Iloilo "Ilang Ilang" is back on its feet. Under the leadership of the 2002 LOM President JCI Sen. Rosanna Golez-Ang, the passion and fervor of Ilang Ilang toward the JCI flared up. That year, JCI Iloilo "Ilang Ilang" had won two major awards in the NATCON in Naga City. From then on JCI Iloilo "Ilang Ilang" continued to reap awards.