April 30, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Water refilling stations sans DOH sanction warned anew

The city's Permits and Licensing Division is currently making rounds of the various water refilling stations in the city to check whether they meet the standards set by the Department of Health (DOH).

Boracay hosts 2nd int'l dragon boat race

Thousands of rowers from at least nine countries are expected to flock to Boracay Island this week to compete in the 2nd Boracay International Dragon Boat Festival.

The event, organized by the Boracay Island Paddlers Association (Bipa), Municipality of Malay and the Philippine Dragon Boat Federation aims to attract around 1,500 rowers from the Philippines, Australia, Germany, Hongkong, Macau, Singapore and the United States.

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A boy looks at his friends playing on the water

A boy looks at his friends playing on the water which accumulated at the back of Bureau of Internal Revenue complex in Molo district due to continuous rains the past few days.

Centenarian claims eating termite eggs made her live longer

She dances, she walks and speaks like an ordinary member of the Pan-ayanon, an indigenous people from the town of Tapaz, in the province of Capiz. What makes her different, however, is that she's one of the four remaining indigenous people who reached 100 years old.


Sta. Barbara cops 'buena mano' in surprise drug test

Men and women of the Sta. Barbara Police Office were the initial subjects of a random drug testing ordered by Chief Superintendent Isagani Cuevas, Police Regional Office 6 Director.

Passi City passes 'Public Moral and Decency Code'

When in the component city of Passi, expect city officials to keep watch of what is moral and decent. Or at least, what has been provided for in its latest City Ordinance dubbed as the "Public Moral and Decency Code."

130T bags of imported rice arrive in Iloilo port

A total of 130,000 bags of imported rice arrived in Iloilo port Monday for distribution to different provinces of Panay island.

City's PhilHealth beneficiaries reach 20T

City Mayor Jerry Treñas said PhilHealth card beneficiaries in the city doubled this year reaching to 20,000 compared in 2007 which is only 10,000.


Senate cites courage of Antiqueña 'comfort woman'

The Senate has passed a resolution lauding an Antiqueña who died last year for her courage and dedication to seek justice for Filipino women forced into sexual slavery during World War II.

DOLE to launch GMA-kiosk in W. Visayas on Labor Day

The simultaneous launching of greater modular access (GMA) kiosks in the cities of Bacolod and Iloilo will highlight the celebration of Labor Day in Western Visayas on May 1.

Mt. Kanla-on now open for trekking

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) announces the lowering of alert status of the volcano from alert level one to alert level 0.


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Bonafide Text
Thank U Sir
Following the US election
Bridging the gap
The Hechanova Ancestral House in Jaro, Iloilo City
Statement of Tamara Michelle Posa Dominado
Eye Opener
In crisis look to the bigness of our God
anything under the sun
Origins of place names (15)


Young Voice:
When the fights are worth it

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Rational Insanity:
Leading from within – a leadership paradigm for the new millennium

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

Dancing with cancer

/By Kathy M. Villalon

Cultural activism in Iloilo City

/By Rhea B. Peñaflor


Every Picture Counts

Every Picture Counts: Panay Digital Shooters capture scenes and make them even better

Every moment is fleeting. There are some scenes that capture your vision that may not happen again. It's not enough to just keep that scene in your mind. That's why keepsakes like photographs are important.

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Mutya ng Guimaras 2008: A presentation of the island's jewels

Charmaine Gail Nunez, a junior Bachelor in Broadcasting student of the West Visayas State University, was crowned as the Mutya ng Guimaras 2008 held at the Guimaras Capitol Gym on April 18, 2008.

---------------------------------------- Juliya Ryleigh

Juliya Ryleigh joins the Christian world

"Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you ... " Matthew 28:19-20

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Clowning Around:Clown Big-Jay's antics give life to every party

A party, especially one for children, is not complete without a clown present. Clowns are comic performers who wear colored wigs, funny makeup, colorful costumes and huge shoes. Their whole get-up, antics and jokes complete the entertainment.


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