May 20, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Search for sunken cargo ship, 9 crews ongoing

Search and rescue teams have failed to locate at least nine missing crew members of a cargo ship believed to have sank off the coasts of northern Panay on Friday.

Hampered by huge waves and strong winds, Coast Guard personnel, volunteers and local government units are on the lookout for survivors from the M/V Edago Enterprise which went missing Friday afternoon.

Treñas directs Icupao to assess danger zones

City Mayor Jerry Treñas has directed the Iloilo City Urban Poor Affairs Office (Icupao) to assess the danger zones in the city occupied by informal settlers. At present, there are 3,296 informal settlers living in the waterways.

Treñas's directive came as an offshoot of the flash floods that hit the city, particularly the districts of Jaro and Lapaz, last week.

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Mayor Jerry P. Treñas and Task Force Adam’s Apple (TFAA) chairman Councilor Ely Estante

Mayor Jerry P. Treñas and Task Force Adam's Apple (TFAA) chairman Councilor Ely Estante examine the more than 1,000 pornographic video CDs and DVDs confiscated during a recent raid by TFAA at a video shop in the City Proper. The seized pornographic materials were presented and crushed before the city government employees after the flag ceremony yesterday.

Jaro Archdiocese launches fund-raising drive for calamity victims

The Archdiocese of Jaro has launched a fund-raising campaign for victims of the separate calamities that have ravaged China and Myanmar (Burma).


DepEd introduces innovation on school enrollment

The City Division of Schools here is introducing innovation this coming school year to ease out congestion during enrollment in public schools.

GSIS puts up RFID kiosk at city hall

Government workers can now transact business using their E-card at the city hall temporarily located at the 3rd floor of Robinsons Place Iloilo.

SEC sets aside Revocation Orders on resto, Leganes drivers' group

Continued legal existence of one popular Ilonggo-run restaurant and catering service alongside an Ilonggo transport group has been assured.

Iloilo City's AA abattoir now on test run

The new AA abattoir of Iloilo City is now on a test run and is expected to go full swing on its operation before the end of May.


AFP heightens watch on 4 Iloilo brgys

Four villages in two Iloilo towns are under heightened watch of government soldiers. This, following last week's deadly encounter between the military and elements of the communist New People's Army (NPA) in Southern Iloilo.

Icupao asks funding for geodetic works in four relocation sites

Iloilo City Urban Poor Affairs Office (Icupao) has requested for a P200,000 budget for the geodetic survey of four relocation sites in the city.

AIDS now a global concern -- DOLE

Director Aida Estabillo of the Department of Labor and Employment VI (DOLE VI) told maritime institutions gathered in a seminar in this city that HIV/AIDS epidemic is now a global concern.


Eye Opener
Wake up call for Centralians
Reporting on the Church
Bridging the gap
Iloilo's textile exports in the 19th C.
Free to Choose
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Balik sa Bohol, balik
anything under the sun
Marian apparitions (2)


Young Voice:
The truth about ice cream

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Romanticizing with death

/ Jyh Ming Gonzales

Rational Insanity:
The Roxas City nightlife rocks!

/ Bryan Mari Argos

While I was sleeping


Health@Heart :
The Stem Cell Controversy

/ By Philip S. Chua

ROTC advocacy

/By Rolly Arcano


The Singapore expo experience

The Singapore expo experience

Rey Ponsaran, Food and Beverage manager of The Days Hotel and Miner del Mundo, food consultant extraordinaire, experienced Asia's largest international food and hospital trade event in Singapore last April 22 to 25.

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Fun at the Kapamilya Fiesta

Heartthrobs Sam Milby and Anne Curtis were here for the Kapamilya Fiesta held at the car park of the Robinsons Place Iloilo last May 10.

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Kryztoff Ray Carillo: Riding the drive for excellence

Mouthwatering dishes, warm and welcoming ambiance so much like your own backyard, patiently accommodating personnel. These describe the haven where Assistant Food and Beverage Manager Kryztoff Ray Carillo works in, at the Promenade of Days Hotel Iloilo.

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A closer glance at K. Dynelle

The growing number of beauty pageants in our country has become a pox for some have exploited our women in the most subtle of ways. Then came Ms. Teen Philippines, a contest that promotes the essence of being a youth of the Filipino community.


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