December 28, 2007 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Ombudsman calls DPWH attention over delayed flyover project

The Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas has asked the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to explain the delay in the completion of the P400-million flyover project in Iloilo City.

Suage bridge condition alarms Ombudsman

An Ombudsman fact-finding investigation is now underway to ascertain the regularity and legality of the issuances of quarry permits in Janiuay, Iloilo.

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Infante flyover

Department of Public Works and Highways says the Infante flyover will finally become operational by January 2008.

All set for Liga election in city

The election for the Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) in the city will be held on Saturday at the Iloilo Social Hall. As of yesterday, Barangay Capt. Irene Ong and Barangay Capt. Rafael Palmares Jr. of Magsaysay Village remain to be the contenders for the post.


DOH raises code white alert

The Department of Health (DOH) will raise Code White Alert in preparation for the coming New Year celebration.

Solon to initiate congressional probe vs. Peco, PPC

Representative Raul Gonzalez Jr. will reportedly initiate a congressional inquiry on the operation of the Panay Electric Company Inc. (Peco) and Panay Power Corporation (PPC) after the city was hit by a citywide blackout on Christmas Day.

Top AFP official bares ambush plot

"I am always on guard and with the grace of God, I will be able to fight the evils of terrorism perpetuated by the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP)."

Iloilo capitol volunteers receive Christmas bonuses

The more than 11,000 volunteer workers in Iloilo province started receiving their Christmas bonuses given out by the provincial government yesterday.


New strategies vs graft and corruption up

Public assistance and graft prevention. These are the present strategies being adopted by the Office of the Ombudsman Visayas in the fight against graft and corruption according to Deputy Ombudsman in the Visayas Pelagio S. Apostol during his recent meeting with the members of the Iloilo media.

Kabankalan City named Greenest and Cleanest City in Region 6

BACOLOD CITY -- Kabankalan City in southern Negros Occidental was named the  Greenest and Cleanest City in Western Visayas region for the year 2007 by the Gawad Pangulo sa Kapaligiran Project.

Biggest TravelXchange slated in Bacolod

BACOLOD CITY -- The biggest TravelXchange undertaking will be held in Bacolod City on February 1 to 3, 2008, which will push not only the Philippines' top tourist destination but also those within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).


Hot chocolate topped with chuckles
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Celebrating Christmas with family
'Tis the Season
Bridging the gap
Gift-giving at Christmas
The timeless value of giving
Without the Whitecoat
Food supplements: Business or cure?


Dangers of Body Art

Blending old and new

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Eye Opener:
What is in store for the Philippines in 2008?

/ By Rodolfo P.Gumabong

Christmas reflection

Rational Insanity:
Ten best Christmas song lyric lines

Origins of place names (6)

A weekend without Friendster


Marissa Segovia

Marissa Segovia: A clean and green mover

Segovia believes that every person or organization should do its part in making the community better

Ma. Luisa "Marissa" Segovia of the famous Caltex Molo Station and Nissan Service Center in Iloilo City had been a staunch protector of the environment.

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St. Paul University Iloilo holds Christmas party

The plump pop of the evening was the musical Broadway performance of Sister George Siriban's group that won the accolade of the judges, thus declared the winner over seven others.

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De-stress and Relax: A great venue is Crest Spa Aroma

Our fast paced life and the stresses that this brings have generated a desire for relaxation. With less time to do so, people seek for venues where they can revive themselves fast.

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Wish Upon a Star: Rotary Club of Central Iloilo City plays Santa

Some 153 kids from three day care centers of Iloilo City benefited from "Wish Upon a Star," a yearly project of the Rotary Club of Central Iloilo City. The kids came from Buntatala I and II, Janiuay and Tigbauan Day Care Centers.


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