May 8, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Mayor orders aid for 5 'adopted' schools in Barotac Nuevo stopped

A Department of Education (DepEd) and private sector collaboration in the Municipality of Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo benefiting some 1,200 schoolchildren has been stopped.

SC upholds COA demand for refund of P21M Capitol bonus

After a lengthy wait and extensive legal battle, the Supreme Court (SC) en banc in a resolution dated March 4, 2008, but was made available to the media only yesterday, affirmed the decision of the Commission On Audit (COA) declaring over P21 million in Iloilo Provincial Government bonus illegal.

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The new multi-purpose building at Baras Elementary School

The new multi-purpose building at Baras Elementary School built through the help of the Valera-Araneta Foundation. Below are some of the teaching aids and story books donated by the foundation to the beneficiary schools.

ICHPC demands public apology from CLO chief

The Iloilo City Hall Press Corps, Inc (ICHPC) yesterday unanimously approved a resolution demanding public apology from City Legal Office (CLO) chief Atty. Edgardo Gil for conduct unbecoming of a public official


Vice guv sues 21 more in the Capitol

When it rains, it certainly pours. Or so it would be for Capitol officials and employees now at the receiving end of Vice Governor Rolex Suplico's 'wrath.'

Iloilo City Liga holds 1st Mobile Congress

The Liga ng mga Barangay Iloilo City Chapter's 1st Mobile Congress, held last May 2-5, in Baguio City, was deemed a success, according to the city's Punong Barangays who took part in the activity.

TESDA conducts PESFA qualifying exams in Iloilo City

The Technical Education Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is now conducting qualifying exams for students who are interested to avail of the Private Education Students Financial Assistance (PESFA) program.

Iloilo's power situation tackled in today's summit

Three top officials in the country's power industry are here today spearheading the power situation summit among the local stakeholders.


Extension to close down all open dumpsites up

Environment Secretary Lito Atienza said he is giving the local executives six months to comply with the Ecological Solid Waste Management Law or Republic Act 9003, following reports that there remain 826 open dumpsites in various parts of the country.

Negros Occ. allocates P40-M for palay farm production

BACOLOD CITY -- The Negros Occidental provincial government has allocated P40 million for the communal irrigation and support services for farmers to increase rice productivity in the farms.

Foundation donates P475T for 57/75 educational campaign

Metro Bank Foundation will give P475,000 as donation to the 57/75 educational campaign to fund the city's expenses for the training of teachers, feeding program and purchase of workbooks and instructional materials.


The Trinity and our social life
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)


ROTC advocacy

/By Rolly Arcano

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


No Secrets

No Secrets: Jyrmeline Hulleza shares her life a single parent

A nurturing soul. That is how a mother is defined. She carries the child inside her body for nine months, where this growing new person will be cared for in the time it spends in the womb. But, her responsibility does not end there.

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Immanuel Body Therapy Center: The far infrared and jade stones experience

Immanuel Body Therapy Center has opened at Robinsons Place Iloilo, giving Ilonggos the chance to enjoy stress-free and therapeutic massages at an affordable price.

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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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