January 9, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Suplico lambastes Tupas for distribution of volunteers' honoraria

Iloilo Vice Governor Rolex Suplico yesterday assailed Gov Niel Tupas Sr. for what he called "broad daylight robbery of the P2,000 honoraria of 11,659 volunteer workers."

Missing peasant leader remembered

The family and friends of abducted peasant leader Nilo Arado yesterday released four maya birds as they commemorated his 40th birthday and the 271st day of his abduction.

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Dagoy dolls made by Sampaguita Gardens in Aklan

Dagoy dolls made by Sampaguita Gardens in Aklan will be sold to visitors during the upcoming Dinagyang Festival.

P3M subsidy released to 15 Dinagyang tribes

The Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI) yesterday released the remaining P810,000 subsidy to 15 participating tribes in this year's Dinagyang celebration. The recently released fund is part of the P3,025,000 allocated for the subsidy of tribes.


IDFI to rent generator set for standby power during Dinagyang

To ensure that the highlight of Dinagyang Festival on Jan. 27 will not be interrupted the Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI) would rent a generator set to be used as standby power at the Iloilo Freedom Grandstand.

Telecom firms reduce sponsorships for Dinagyang '08

Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI) chair Lee Chuan said the foundation suffered financial setback after sponsorships coming from two telecommunication firms Smart and Globe have reduced. The two companies pledged to give sponsorship of P1,250,000 each.

Bayanihan performing here Jan. 24th

The Ilongggos will be in for a pre-Dinagyang festival treat with the coming here of the internationally-acclaimed Bayanihan dancers who will be performing on January 24th and 25th at the San Jose Auditorium in Jaro dsitrict.

DFA temporarily suspends mobile passporting program

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) regional consular office announced the temporary suspension of its mobile passporting program until the operation at their office returns to normal.


Pagdilao, on deck as WV PNP chief

Continuity in the effective and efficient delivery of public service by the Philippines National Police is once again demonstrated with the recent assignment and assumption of Police Chief Supt. Samuel Pagdilao, as Deputy Regional Director for Administration (DRDA) here on Monday.

Region's future writers gather in 2-day DepEd journ gab

Iloilo City played host to over a thousand elementary students of Western Visayas in a two-day gab on campus journalism.

Bacolod's tourism head vows to boost local tourism industry

BACOLOD CITY -- The newly-appointed chief operating officer of the Tourism, Culture and Development Council (TCDC) of Bacolod (COO), former congressman John N. Orola, Jr. vowed to boost the tourism industry of the capital city of Negros Occidental.


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Bonafide Text
Floating hopes
Enjoying the holidays
Bridging the gap
Early Ilonggo-Bisaya identity
Consumers Domain
Twelve 2007 issues, Twelve wishes for 2008
Thank you for reading
'Tis the Season


Church review and outlook

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Young Voice:
Flying Reindeer

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Singles and the City:
Wedding Chills

/ Jimdel B. Macapagal

Rational Insanity:

Bangkok Pills


A grand Christmas celebration for persons with disabilities

A grand Christmas celebration for persons with disabilities

For the first time, persons with disabilities from Western Visayas gathered for a grand Christmas celebration last Dec. 23, 2007 at SM City Iloilo.

---------------------------------------- Taytay Sa Kauswagan

Taytay Sa Kauswagan: Developing micro enterpises for a better economy

TSKI is a non-stock, non-profit Christian development organization that commits to develop micro enterprises by providing financial assistance as an additional capital to increase productivity and income; create opportunities for employment for the unemployed

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Two Christmas parties

Two Christmas parties were the highlights of Purr's December 2007. They are the Langford Cafe Christmas Party last December 15 and the UPV High School 87 Party last December 29.

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Ivan Monte livens up Iloilo

Bohemianism is a timeless movement and you see Bohemians in every facet of society. Another one of them breaks ground. Ivan Monte is an outgoing and people-friendly yuppy, active in several endeavors at one time.


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