May 16, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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City council to declare city under state of calamity

The Sangguniang Panlungsod will have its special session today to declare the city under the state of calamity after heavy rains flooded 35 of the city's 180 barangays affecting 7,795 families. Three houses were totally damaged. No casualty was reported as of yesterday afternoon.

Iloilo employers offer P5/day Cola, non-wage benefits

Employers in Iloilo are offering a P5 per day cost of living allowance (Cola) or non-wage benefits instead of a wage increase to workers.

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Water from Iloilo River overflowed due to continuous rains

Water from Iloilo River overflowed due to continuous rains the past two days flooding several barangays in Jaro and Lapaz districts prompting the city government to declare a state of calamity.

Cafgu detachments in 5 towns on NPA target-list

Civilian Armed Forces Geographical Unit (Cafgu) detachments in the towns of Alimodian, Tubungan and Miag-ao in Iloilo and San Remegio and Valderama in Antique were targeted by the New People's Army (NPA) for elaborately-planned communist offensives.


Suplico says Palace admission proves GMA lied

Iloilo Vice Gov. Rolex Suplico yesterday said Malacañang's admission that President Macapagal-Arroyo met with ZTE officials in China on Nov. 2, 2006 showed that the President "once again lied."

'No food crisis in the country if post-harvest losses is addressed'

The country will not suffer from hunger or food crisis if post-harvest losses is addressed. Post-harvest production in rice, corn, fruits and vegetables in the country is estimated to reach P50 billion a year.

Campaign underway to make Iloilo a 'major IT hub'

The Iloilo Federation for Information Technology (I FIT) is bent in making this city and province as the center of information technology (IT) in the Visayas area.

DPWH regional directors told: Run after overloaded trucks

The regional directors of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) have been ordered to run after overloaded trucks and have them unloaded of excess weight.


Improvement of Iloilo East-Capiz Road completed

ROXAS CITY – The improvement of the road network connecting Iloilo and Capiz provinces has already been completed.

Negros solemnizing ministers organize, elect officers

Solemnizing Officers in the province recently elected its officers and formally organized their group called Community of Solemnizing Ministers (CSM).

Help one another, DOLE appeals to Aklan employers, employees

KALIBO, Aklan -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) here is appealing to employers and employees to help one another, so Aklan will sustain its peaceful labor situation status.


Bridging the gap
Iloilo's textile exports in the 19th C.
Free to Choose
Rural concerns
Eye Opener
Make Global Prayer daily habit
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Balik sa Bohol, balik
anything under the sun
Marian apparitions (2)


Young Voice:
Limited Edition

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Health@Heart :
The Stem Cell Controversy

/ By Philip S. Chua

ROTC advocacy

/By Rolly Arcano

Comforts and appreciation

/By Kathy M. Villalon


POGS, Sanofi-Aventis

POGS, Sanofi-Aventis launch AHIP comics

Adolescent Health Issues and Perspectives (AHIP) Comics was launched by the PHILIPPINE OBSTETRICAL and GYNECOLOGICAL SOCIETY, Inc in cooperation with sanofi-aventis, on April 22, 2008, at Esca's Garden Restaurant.

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Earth Day at Kafe Binalaybay

Homegrown art, music and dances highlighted the Earth Day celebration at Kafe Binalaybay last April 27, 2008.

In the morning, Momo Dalisay held an exhibit, followed by talks by the Paranormal Society of Iloilo and the Philosophical Society of Iloilo.

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ACR Buggy: Proudly Made In Iloilo

Iloilo City is home to two generations of Volkswagen experts and hobbyists who have edefined car restoration, general auto body repair and the works.

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Young daredevils of

Despite a heavy downpour outside, close friends of power couple Judgee and Sarah Pena came to celebrate the former's birthday at their posh Ledesco home a few nights ago.


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