March 3, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Small fishers decry Carles town's fish policy

Small marginalized fishermen of Carles, Iloilo are now seeking for immediate provincial government intervention on a new fishery policy here.

Multi-sectoral groups gird for 'big' anti-coal rally

Environmental and religious groups will hold a big protest rally on Wednesday against the proposed construction of a coal-fired power plant in the city.

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Small fishers in this quiet island-barangay of Talingting in Carles
A. Fernandez

Small fishers in this quiet island-barangay of Talingting in Carles are in a quandary following the municipal government's imposition of a policy that their catch should only be sold in Carles and not anywhere else.

City treasurer justifies 100% increase in market fees

Despite the protests from market vendors, the city government is firm in its position to implement the new tax rates in the public markets.


Mayor backs fishers' call for Capitol intervention over Carles fish policy

Key players in the fishing industry of Northern Iloilo are now calling for immediate intervention of the Iloilo Provincial Government.

Gonzalez: Dividing city into two districts to spur economic dev't

Iloilo City Representative Raul Gonzalez Jr. insisted that dividing the city into two districts would spur economic development as it would result to an additional Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) which could be used for infrastructure and other development projects.

Iloilo LGUs oriented on solid waste mgt mandatory provisions

Local government officials and staff in Iloilo City and province are undergoing a series of orientation and planning writeshops for them to put into action the mandatory provisions and requirements of Republic Act 2000 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000.

BSP Iloilo Council holds 57th Annual Council Meeting

The Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) Iloilo (Confesor) Council held its 57th Annual Council Meeting last Friday, February 29, in the municipality of Bingawan, Iloilo with the theme "One World, One Promise".


March is Women's Month

The National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW) will once again spearhead the 2008 Women's Month Celebration.

IDFI releases financial report

Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI) has incurred a net income of only P573,398.70 in the recent Dinagyang festival. They only collected P13,249,400 which includes a P2,000,000 loan from the Dynasty Finance.

Loren on Noli taking over as president: He is not a viable alternative

Sen. Loren Legarda has distanced herself from mounting calls for the resignation of President Macapagal-Arroyo over the ZTE-NBN bribery scandal but took a swipe at Vice President Noli de Castro.


One woman's nationalist passion
Bridging the gap
Gen. Martin Delgado: Proud Ilonggo nationalist leader
Consumers Domain
The tentacles of evil
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Love Spell
On Cruise Control
Enjoying the holidays


Wisdom of the cross

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

RP Health Stats

/ Philip S. Chua

res gestae:
Bautista, a blind writer, and the King

/Francisco B.Lindero, Jr.

Rational Insanity:
Writers galore

/Bryan Mari Argos

Eye Opener:
Philippines needs God-anointed leaders

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Young Voice:
Love is

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Singles and the City:
Travel for Singles

/ Oliver Victor B. Amoroso


Krua Thai

Exciting @ Krua Thai: A new menu boosts this favorite dining place further

Krua Thai had been a favorite dining venue for those hankering for a medley of hot, sour, sweet, salty and bitter tastes that Thai foods can offer.

---------------------------------------- Pasa Arte

Pasa Arte: Art lives on through volunteerism

Pass on your talent. Whatever knowledge we have learned should be imparted to others. This way, the community as well as one's talent will continue to flourish.

----------------------------------------135th birth anniversary

Baluarte Elem. School commemorates founder's 135th birth anniversary

The faculty, students and alumni of Baluarte Elementary School (BES) commemorated last Saturday, March 1, 2008 the 135th birth anniversary of the school's founder Don Rosendo M. Mejica.

----------------------------------------Daisy Cababasay

Daisy's One-Woman Exhibit

Daisy Catague Cababasay is holding a one-woman exhibit at Newpost General Luna until March 8. On display are numerous photographic works she has made over the years. Five of them were explained by Atty. Bert Onglamsing, Daisy's co-member in Photographic Society of Iloilo.


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