December 20, 2007 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Townsfolk seek army help as rebels sow terror in villages

Massive recruitment for communist cadres alongside non-stop harassments in at least three villages in Janiuay, Iloilo was reported yesterday to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) here.

Power disconnection at new Iloilo airport averted

It's business as usual at the new Iloilo airport of international standard situated in Sta. Barbara and Cabatuan towns after the Air Transportation (ATO) agreed to initially settle its account for electricity with the Iloilo Electric Cooperative I (ILECO 1) Wednesday.

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The holiday rush

The holiday rush can now be felt along JM Basa Street in downtown Iloilo City as vendors of assorted goods have started to sprout on the sidewalk.

NDCC braces for growing impact of climate change

Disaster response and management agencies are gearing for the expected intensification of the impact of climate change on the country's weather patterns.


Capitol investments set at P176.4M for '08

Over P176.4 million in agriculture and fishery projects and similar investments are up in next year's planned expenditures of the Iloilo Provincial Government.

P23.5M oil spill rehab fund released to Guimaras

The provincial government of Guimaras recently received P23.5 million from Department of Agriculture (DA) as part of the national government's oil spill rehabilitation fund. The fund is intended for the livelihood program of Guimaras residents affected by last year's massive oil spill.

Gov to veto Provincial Board recall resolution on major project

Iloilo Gov. Niel D. Tupas, Sr. said he would veto the recall resolution of the Provincial Board (PB) that would impede the construction of the Iloilo Convention Center which is supposed to be another major project for the province.

DA releases P700T hunger mitigation fund to Antique

The province of Antique remains in the priority list of the government's hunger mitigation program through the Department of Agriculture (DA).


Medical leaders push child feeding strategy

"A strong and healthy child is valuable as a strong and healthy nation," said President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo  as she lauded the signatories of the Manila Declaration on the Promotion of Infant and Young Child Feeding Strategy.

WV eyes higher rice prod'n in 2008

Department of Agriculture Regional Executive Director Larry Nacionales said Western Visayas needs to increase its rice production from 2 million metric tons to 2.2 million metric tons for 2008 to address the increasing rice requirement in the entire country.

PESO to organize OFW communities

KALIBO, Aklan -- To help families of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who were affected by the strengthening of the peso, the Provincial Employment Service Office (PESO) will organize OFW communities next year.


de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Blame me not
Fashion Faux Pas (foh pah / fō-päz)
Write on! Right now!
Bridging the gap
The changing mode of Christmas in the Philippines
The timeless value of giving
Without the Whitecoat
Food supplements: Business or cure?


Eye Opener:
Christmas and Christians

/ Rodolfo P.Gumabong

Prophets or troublemakers?

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Origins of place names (6)

A weekend without Friendster

Rational Insanity:
Less is more

Consumers Domain:
Another blue Christmas

John Melchor is it!

Inconvenient truth

/ Herman Lagon


Kapamilya Dance Showdown

Dinagyang Kapamilya Dance Showdown launched

It was formally launched last Dec. 10, 2007 at the SM City Activity Center with ABS-CBN Iloilo Station Manager Charie Ginete-Ilon, Iloilo City Councilor Nielex Tupas and SM City Iloilo Marketing Officer Jeffrey Guitche present.

---------------------------------------- Gamers On The Loose

Gamers On The Loose

TODAY, computer gaming is really popular. Especially with the advent of new technology such as the Internet, gaming has become a part of the lifestyle of every youngster all over the world. Computer gaming is not anymore limited to one-on-one competition but it has a ratio of one is to a million.

----------------------------------------Ma. Aiza Joy Clarito

Ma. Aiza Joy Clarito answers the call of volunteerism

There are young people who have the passion for volunteerism. Ma. Aiza Joy Clarito, 22, is one of them.

She is the daughter of Lt. Col. Medardo Clarito Sr. and Arselina Clarito.

---------------------------------------- Arch. Gumayo

Cocktails for towns and cities

Guests and delegates from different parts of the country were welcomed the Ilonggo way during the cocktails of the 2nd Seminar on Philippine Towns and Cities at Robinsons Place Iloilo sometime ago.


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