May 7, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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WV employers: Non-wage grants, not wage hike for workers

Amid rising prices of rice and other basic commodities, employers in Western Visayas are only amenable to granting non-wage benefits but not the P50-P125 increase in minimum daily wages being demanded by workers.

Suplico files malversation raps vs 5 Capitol execs, 6 'job hires'

Five Capitol officials and six laborers of the Iloilo Provincial Government have been slapped with malversation of public funds by Iloilo Vice Governor Rolex Suplico.

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Junior Division Light Flyweight

Mar John Macahilig (right) of Aklan connects a punch to Rodolfo Villanueva of Bago City during yesterday's Junior Division Light Flyweight bout of the 2008 PLDT-Smart National Open Youth and Women's Amateur Boxing Championship held at Robinsons Place Iloilo. The tournament participated by boxers from all over the Philippines started May 4 until May 10, 2008.

No more NY trip for Tribu Paghidaet

The plan to send this year's Dinagyang champion Tribu Paghidaet to New York, USA will no longer push through after the city government failed to meet the funds required for the trip.


Marquez back to CHR anew over Labor Day 'aftershocks'

For continued use and presence of minors in street protests, Captain Lowen Gil Marquez of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) here is back anew to the Commission on Human Rights (CHR).

City might declare failure of bidding in board piling works

City Mayor Jerry Treñas said there is a possibility of a failure of bidding in the P59 million board piling works for the construction of the multi-million seven-storey city hall building after the International Builders Corporation (IBC) signified their intention to back out.

5 WV towns get AMP checks

A total of P918,147 checks has been turned-over by the Department of Labor and Employment 6 (DOLE 6) to five municipalities in this region under its Adjustment Measures Program (AMP).

Gil denies having tampered electrical meter

City Legal Office (CLO) head Atty. Edgar Gil yesterday claimed the house where the alleged tampered electrical meter was found by a group of inspectors from the Panay Electric Company Inc (Peco) is being occupied by a lessee.


Top 10 Philhealth institutional members to be recognized

ROXAS CITY -- The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PHIC) Capiz Provincial Service Office here will hold an Employers' Forum and Recognition of Top 10 Reporting and Remitting Private and Government Agencies on May 9 at the Governors' Hall of the Provincial Capitol here.

Capiceños support CARP extension

ROXAS CITY – This city was host to the recent Consultative Meeting of the Senate Committee on Agrarian Reform on the Proposed CARP Extension.

Capiz average copra price now at P27/kg

ROXAS CITY -- An uptrend in the price of copra since January has been noted by the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) in Capiz due to the high demand amidst scarce supply.


Nothing's small
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Bridging the gap
Patadyong weaving in Sta. Barbara, Igbaras, Iloilo
Walk with me!
Eye Opener
In crisis look to the bigness of our God
anything under the sun
Origins of place names (15)


Young Voice:
Michelle's Wallet

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Comforts and appreciation

/By Kathy M. Villalon

Hunger chat

/By Aimee Andaya

Res Gestae:
Torch Run: Towards genuine transformation

/By Francisco Lindero Jr.

Rational Insanity:
Roads versus festivals

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

Health@Heart :
Deadly MDR TB

/ By Philip S. Chua


God's Love Christian Fellowship turns 2

God's Love Christian Fellowship turns 2

God's Love Christian Fellowship celebrated its second anniversary recently with activities that lasted for one whole day. In the morning, Atho dela Cruz, a spa expert and owner of Kasanag Well-Being Center, in cooperation Kayang Kayang Mission International, gave a talk on stress management.

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A day for persons with disabilities

It was a day for persons with disabilities (PWDs) recently at the Jaro Gym when the Persons with Disabilities Association of Iloilo City (PDAIC) celebrated its third anniversary.

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In the spotlight

Ilonggos are not only known as sweet, loving and charming folks around the globe but more so of their distinct talent and brilliance in different fields.

---------------------------------------- Blending culture and business in Iloilo

Blending culture and business in Iloilo

Iloilo City with its goal to become a Premier City in 2015, is slowly getting there. Music and the arts play a vital role in promoting a strong economy not only for tourists but they have also become a dependable source of livelihood for the locals.


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