December 18, 2007 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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City to strictly implement firecracker selling areas

City Mayor Jerry Treñas yesterday stressed the city government will strictly impose the "fire cracker selling areas" to avoid any untoward incident relative to the selling of firecrackers and pyrotechnic materials. The implementation was embodied in his executive order.

SP wants to put an end to 'crude' dog-bite treatment

A final draft on Rabies Control Ordinance for the Province of Iloilo is now out with the Committee on Health here concluding its report and corresponding recommendations.

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Firecrackers Zone

This time the city government vows to strictly enforce the “firecrackers zone” to avert any untoward incidents.

Ilonggos commemorate Graciano Lopez Jaena Day

Ilonggos commemorate today the 151st birth anniversary of Ilonggo hero Graciano Lopez-Jaena with a series of activities that will kick off early Tuesday morning. Mia Lopez-Cruz, a granddaughter of Lopez-Jaena, said that there will be a floral offering at the hero's monument erected in his birth place in Fajardo Street in Jaro district in this city at about 6:45 a.m. to be followed by a foot parade and a brief ceremony.


City regular employees to receive P12T incentive bonus

The Sangguniang Panlungsod is set to deliberate Wednesday a supplemental budget amounting to some P50 million. Part of the supplemental budget is appropriated for the incentive bonus of regular City Hall employees totaling P19,368,000.

Senate to junk revival of anti-subversion law—Villar

Senate President Manuel Villar said the Senate would shut down any bill that would revive the Anti-Subversion Law even if this is supported by President Macapagal-Arroyo.

IHRRA prexy challenges resto owners to adapt with change

Iloilo Hotels Restaurants and Resorts Association (IHRRA) President Robert Ferrer said owners of the restaurant business need to improve their marketing strategies in order to cope with the economic crunch felt in the last quarter of this year.


Villar backs call for amendment of Oil Deregulation Law

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is hoping that recipients of the Self-Employment Assistance-Kaunlaran (SEA-K) project in the island province of Guimaras would be "good borrowers" and will be able to return the capital of the money they have loaned.

Ong continues to enjoy support of punong barangays

Presidents of the six district chapters of the Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) in the city yesterday affirmed their support to Punong Barangay Irene Ong of Brgy. Pres. Roxas, City Proper, who aspires to become president of the league.

DepEd revitalizes boy scouting in schools

The Department of Education (DepEd) has revitalized boy scouting in the elementary and secondary levels in recognition of the significant role of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) in assisting the school system mold pupils and students into becoming responsible citizens.

Bacolod PNP seizes toy guns

BACOLOD CITY -- An estimated P10,000 worth of toy guns were seized by Negros Occidental Provincial Police operatives late Friday afternoon in the public markets of Talisay and Silay cities.


The timeless value
of giving
Fashion Faux Pas
(foh pah / fō-päz)
Write on! Right now!

Bridging the gap
The changing mode of Christmas in the Philippines
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Consumer rights awareness
Without the Whitecoat
Food supplements: Business or cure?


Origins of place names (6)

Hope is cool

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

A weekend without Friendster

Rational Insanity:
Less is more

Consumers Domain:
Another blue Christmas

John Melchor is it!

Inconvenient truth

/ By Herman Lagon


Armor Rapista

Armor Rapista: A musical activist

ARMOR Rapista, 35, a soft-spoken and very talented Ilonggo musical artist had been in the professional music industry since 1997. After graduating, he played in bars and became a member of several musical groups in Iloilo City. They played folk and country music, mainly.

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The Pickled Pair makes eating an exciting experience

Pâtés have gained such popularity that they have become a staple in every home. More so during the holidays when there are a lot of socializing. This is a perfect item to serve to one's guests or give as gift.
A pâté is a form of spreadable paste that is usually made from meat.

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A no-fuss Christmas menu

This is a very busy season for everybody and sometimes we want to eat something gourmet but don't know where to start. Well, this article will feature some food ideas you could serve to your loved ones and friends.

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Ready For The World
TESDA and the President's Scholars

KINARTON: 1st Ilonggo animation exhibit, November 24-December 24, 2007, Museo, Iloilo City, Philippines (open Monday to Sarurday) --- Filipino nurses, teachers, doctors, performers and laborers comprise a significant number and stand to be one of the most respected of the global workforce.


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