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Firm offers to convert city's waste into energy

The Philippine Bio Sciences Company, Inc. (PhilBIO), a company which is into bio-gas and wastewater treatment, is offering the city government a solution to its power needs by converting the city's waste to energy.

IPG gets 'Very Good' rating in customer service

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) is set to award the Iloilo Provincial Government (IPG) after it garnered a "Very Good" rating in terms of customer care and in meeting the expectations of the transacting public for prompt, courteous, responsive, facilitative and pleasant service.

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Calajunan dumpsite
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A firm has offered to convert waste from the city's Calajunan dumpsite into energy to augment to the city's power demands.

SP probe widens on multi-million Capitol IT, convention center plan

Key players in the hotel and tourism industry here will gather tomorrow for the resumption of the investigation of the 9th Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP). Invited as resource persons, top officials of the Department of Tourism (DOT), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Iloilo Business Club (IBC) and hoteliers are expected by the SP body.

Convening as Committee of the Whole chaired by Third District Board Member Arthur Defensor Jr., focus of the probe is to ascertain the capability of the Provincial Government to embark on the multi-million construction and operation of a convention center and Information Technology park.


Court junks petitions for exclusion of 72 persons from voters list

The Iloilo Regional Trial Court has dismissed the petitions for exclusion filed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) against 72 registrants in two precincts in Barangay North Fundidor, Molo for technicalities.

ICUPAO seeks SP nod of payment scheme for relocation sites

The chief of the Iloilo City Urban Poor Affairs Office (ICUPAO) is requesting Mayor Jerry Treñas to follow up before the Sangguniang Panlungsod the repayment scheme they have designed for three relocation sites in the city.

Iloilo province to hold 'Piyesta sa Kakahuyan'

The provincial government of Iloilo will conduct its 8th "Piyesta Sa Kakahuyan" in celebration of the Ilonggos' concern for a well-managed and sustainable environment.

Child labor campaign further strengthened

Efforts to fight child labor particularly in hazardous occupations were further solidified with the recent signing of the Commitment To Action Against Child Labor.

'Bright Child' photo contest launched

The Regional Sub-Committee for the Welfare of Children (RSCWC) has launched a Photo Contest with the theme "Bright Child: Karapatan nasa 'yo, Isigaw sa buong mundo!"


Capiz conducts forum to conserve marine ecosystem

A forum on Marine Ecology and Mangrove Conservation was conducted at the Provincial Capitol here last September 6 to conserve the marine ecosystem through the cooperation of various sectors in the society.

250 neophyte cops deployed in Bacolod City

The police deployed 250 neophyte officers from the satellite regional training school in Bakyas, Brgy. Mansilingan, recently to twelve barangays in Bacolod City.

Antique celebrates World Tourism Day

Antique joins the rest of the International Community in celebrating World Tourism Day on September 27, 2007 with the theme "tourism opens doors for women".


Anything Under the Sun
Art triumvirate of Pavia (2)
Consumers Domain
Why remove Raul's posters?
Without the Whitecoat
Occupational Medicine... Moving On
Bridging the gap
Communication facilities in Iloilo, early 20th C.
Nipped in the bud of youth
Health @ Heart
Cellular phones and health


Rational Insanity:
A talk on creative writing -- Part I

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

Pregnant by whom?

/ By Fr. Roy Cimagala

Coffee Thursdays Just Brewing Thoughts:
Of babies and running a marathon

/ By Paolo Carreon

Bona fide TEXT:
On dates and dating

/ By Nicfranz C. de los Reyes

Eye Opener:
Were hundreds missed in August '07 census?

/ By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Childhood memories

/ By Kathy M. Villalon

Young Voice:
Putting the elephant inside the refrigerator

/ By Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Blessed Assurance:
The Dash (-) in the Grave Stone

/ By Karen Mae Barredo


St. Therese College

Training the champs

If you cannot stand the heat, get out of the kitchen! Do you want to be a National Champion? These are what I normally say to students who want to be chefs. Working in the kitchen demands a lot of passion and hard work.

----------------------------------------The Dreamer and The Preacher

A Groundbreaking Extravaganza: Notes and images on The Dreamer and The Preacher

Grand Star Dreamer, Yeng Constantino and Pious Groundbreaker, Fr. Jonas Mejares, OSA astounded the crowd at the University of San Agustin Gymnasium last Aug. 28, 2007. The musical was forefronted by Fr. Mejares, with the University of San Agustin Performing Arts. Other guests were the brother of Mejares, and the identical twin daughters of his brother.


Freddy's Turns 8

Freddy's Bar and Restaurant of Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center turned 8th recently with a grand party. They feted their regular clients with overflowing drinks and mouthwatering appetizers.

----------------------------------------Miner del Mundo

Miner del Mundo: Cooking up a storm

What makes those mouth-watering gastronomic pleasures of Days Hotel, Bourbon Street, Floyds and Ciao! special? The ingredients and special care put into them, of course. And these yummy treats were created by Miner del Mundo, a food consultant who hails from Manila.


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