February 1, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Family of ex-army slain in Boracay seeks justice

BORACAY ISLAND—For 23 years he fought hard and held the line fighting Moro rebels in Mindanao.

He was wounded four times in battle and awarded six citations and medals including the Gold Cross, the third highest military award for gallantry in action.

Ilonggo one of the dead in GenSan bombing

An Ilonggo was among the four confirmed fatalities in Wednesday's deadly bombing in General Santos City in what stands as the worst bombing incident here.

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One of the strategies employed by the Iloilo City Anti-Smoking Task Force (ICAST)

One of the strategies employed by the Iloilo City Anti-Smoking Task Force (ICAST) in its anti-smoking drive is the placement of posters on pedicabs (traysikad) plying different routes in the city. But apparently the information drive is not enough, what is needed to make the campaign successful are the enforcers of the ordinance.

Intensified implementation of Iloilo's anti-smoking ordinance up

This city has started laying the ground works for full implementation of Regulation Ordinance No. 2006-150 otherwise known as "The Comprehensive Anti-Smoking Ordinance of Iloilo City."


Sailboat enthusiasts urged to join 36th Paraw Regatta

The Department of Tourism (DoT) 6 and the City Tourism Office are now accepting applications for those interested to join the sailboat competition in relation to the 36th Paraw Regatta.

Zulueta hits Pesina for 'laziness' in acting on tax exemption requests

City Councilors Perla Zulueta and Antonio Pesina again entangled in a heated argument during last Wednesday's regular session of the Sangguniang Panlungsod.

Treñas mum on Pesina-Zulueta verbal joust

City Mayor Jerry Treñas refused to give comments on the exchange of words that ensued between Councilors Antonio Pesina and Perla Zulueta on the granting of tax exemptions to entertainment shows in last Wednesday's regular session.

Airline company plans to have Iloilo-HK flight

City Mayor Jerry Treñas yesterday said Cebu Pacific is now contemplating of having flights from Iloilo to Hongkong and vice versa. The plan is part of the campaign to boost the tourism industry in the city and island-province of Guimaras.


PNP awaits additional budget from GMA

The procurement of the Philippine National Police (PNP) of additional equipment for mobility, firepower, communication, and investigation is certain with the allocation of P1.3 billion of its budget this year.

Filipino missionaries help rebuild Cambodia

After decades of civil war and resulting socio-cultural unrest, the nation once nicknamed "The Killing Fields" is slowly but steadily moving on toward recovery. As one of the later additions to the ASEAN, Cambodia shows promising progress in this region of the world.

PDIC takes over four branches of CRBA banks

Kalibo, Aklan -- Many Aklanons were surprised Wednesday afternoon when personnel from the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) simultaneously took over the four branches of the Cooperative Rural Bank of Aklan (CRBA).


Appointment with Love
Bridging the gap
Early Ilonggo-Bisaya traits (3)
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Consumers Domain
Save TESDA! Prosecute Syjuco!
On Cruise Control
Enjoying the holidays


Diabetes ravages the body

/ Philip S. Chua

Anything Under the Sun:
Jaro Cathedral

/ Atty. Rex Salvilla

Eye Opener:
Economic recession

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Self-promotion or service?

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Waiting to be read…

/ Jo Martinez Clemente


Viva la Candelaria de Jaro

Viva la Candelaria de Jaro

Accounts reveal that as early as 1600, an image of the Nuestra Sra. De la Candelaria was commissioned by Lt. Don Cristobal Mercado for the settlement in Dilao (now Paco). In 1904, there were nine pueblos having the Candelaria as their advocate.

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Exodus 2.0: An exhibition and film screenings of Elvert de la Cruz Bañares

Museo Iloilo is presently hosting Exodus 2.0, an exhibition and film screenings of Elvert de la Cruz Bañares, an Ilonggo.

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Sense of well-being at Heritage Spa

Johnny and Jazzy Young have established another enterprise that had been warmly welcomed by Ilonggos. It's the gateway to a total sense of well-being, the Heritage Spa.

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Nono Palmos: romances the fabrics of Panay

If dance is a paean to God expressed in movement and music is an entreaty contained in rhythm and harmony, fashion is perhaps the embodiment of thanksgiving. In its most sublime forms and make, garments emulate Nature's bounty

DINAGYANG 2008 Results

dinagyang 2008Dinagyang 2008 Results and photos can be found here at the Dinagyang Section.
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