December 13, 2007 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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TESDA seeks BID help in tracking unlicensed English schools

Believe it or not but out of at least 50 language training centers in Iloilo City catering to visiting Koreans, only one is duly licensed and authorized to operate. And with some twenty more under construction or newly-opened.

Baldago strikes back, raps DOJ chief for graft

Iloilo City Prosecutor Efrain Baldago who was earlier ordered dismissed by Malacañang for graft has filed graft charges against his boss, Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez Sr.

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Provincial jeepneys entering the city were full of passengers as most of public transport in the municipalities stayed off the streets yesterday.

Provincial transport crippled; lesser impact in city

Most of public transport in the provinces of Iloilo and Aklan stayed off the streets yesterday in the first day of the two-day transport strike against oil price increases.


Guv, 4 other top Capitol aides face graft raps anew

Graft raps were lodged anew against Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas Sr. and four of his top executives in the Capitol.

Business assistance center put up to cut red tape

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Provincial Director Diosdado Cadena Jr. yesterday said the creation of the National Economic Research and Business Assistance Center (NERBAC) will substantially cut the bureaucratic red tape in the processing of business license.

City vows financial help to Paraw Regatta

City Mayor Jerry Treñas vowed to give a financial assistance of P600,000 for next year's Paraw Regatta Festival.

Iloilo City typhoon victims get early Christmas gifts

Some 500 families affected by the typhoon that hit the city last month were treated to an early Christmas by city government and the Office of the Senate President recently.


Malay dad seeks to review local ordinances

BORACAY, Malay, Aklan -- Malay Mayor Ciceron Cawaling urged the Sangguniang Bayan (SB) to review the ordinances in this resort island on environmental-related concerns.

DepEd pioneers STRIVE in Negros Occidental

The Department of Education (DepEd) is pioneering implementation of program to strengthen basic education in Negros Occidental.

GSIS Capiz inaugurates new office building

Roxas City -- The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) – Roxas Field Office has inaugurated its new office building along A. Belo Street here last December 7 to officially open the workplace to member-clients and some transacting individuals.


de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Consumer rights awareness
No tears for petty attachments
Is there a Santa Claus?
Bridging the gap
Boat-building in Panay after WWII
Without the Whitecoat
Food supplements: Business or cure?


Anything Under The Sun:
Origins of place names (5)

/ Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

Tower of Babel updated

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

The Best Democracy that Money Can Buy

Economist or Politician?

Eight Paragraphs

John Melchor is it!

Charity averts tragedy

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Inconvenient truth

/ By Herman Lagon

9 practical commandments

Christmas is not all merrymaking


Ateneo De Iloilo

Ateneo de Iloilo's Shining Moments

The 2007 Silver Jubilee Batch together with the Ateneo de Iloilo (ADI) - Santa Maria Catholic School Alumni Association and ADI High School Student Council presented of late a pre-Golden Jubilee gala presentation entitled JOURNEY…A Walk thru Life.

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Tyrone and Carlyn: Fashion Fun

Tyrone Talamera and Carlyn Marie Casten are among the rising fashion models of Iloilo City. They are two of the many favorites of our local designers, thus, it's no wonder you see them in every fashion show.

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In the word of Washington Irving, "There is in every true woman's heart, a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity."

----------------------------------------John Java and mom Eva Java

So young yet so sick

On Dec. 16, 2007, KKK will have two one-act plays at the UPV Auditorium. Ateneo de Manila University's Entablado will perform "Ang Sistema ni Propesor Tuko" by Al Santos and "Tatlo Tatlo" by Rene Villanueva. The matinee is a 3 pm, the ticket is at P100 while the gala is at 6 pm and ticket is at P300.


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