May 21, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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DOTC chief grants P.50 and P1-1.50 fare hike to jeepneys, buses

Search and rescue teams The P0.50 and P1-P1.50 provisional increase in the minimum fare of jeepneys and buses, respectively, takes effect 12:01 a.m. today, Wednesday, after Transportation Secretary Leandro Mendoza announced the granting of the increase yesterday.

Banks, pawnshops urged to install cameras, security alarm system

The Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) has urged all banks and pawnshops in the city to install closed-circuit television (CCTV) and security alarm system connected with the nearest police station to deter robberies.

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The P0.50 and P1-P1.50 provisional increase in the minimum fare
a. chris fernandez

Latest report from Manila yesterday said that the P0.50 and P1-P1.50 provisional increase in the minimum fare of jeepneys and buses, respectively, has been granted by Transportation Secretary Leandro Mendoza. The increase takes effect at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday.

Capiz docs fail to 'reconnect' man's severed penis

Attending physicians in Roxas City, Province of Capiz were left with no recourse but to preserve a 40 year-old man's penis after efforts to 'reconnect' such failed yesterday.


Display of Philippine flag ordered

Mayor Jerry P. Treñas issued memorandum order 334-2008 directing all public and private establishments to display the Philippine flag in commemoration of the Independence Day on June 12th.

Treñas recommends new design for city's drainage system

City Mayor Jerry Treñas will recommend to the City Engineers Office (CEO) the redesigning of the city's drainage system into one that has close openings that could prevent the water coming from the Iloilo River from entering the city's drainage system.

SP public order body seeks passage of IRC management guidelines, wants law on 'summon powers'

Three major recommendations were reached by the Committee on Public Order and Security on the legislative probe of Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) operations.

Treñas: Scholars one of wisest investments of city

Like a father experiencing the first graduation rites in the family, Mayor Jerry P. Treñas proudly revealed that the first batch of city employee scholars who enrolled in the Ateneo Professionals Schools – School of Government will be having their commencement exercises this coming Friday, May 23rd at the Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center.


NEDA's new OIC regional director in Western Visayas assumes post

The new officer-in-charge regional director of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) in Western Visayas assumed post Monday, replacing Arturo Valero who was transferred to Pagadian City.

Airport Movement to meet with PGMA to seek old Bacolod Airport re-opening

BACOLOD CITY -- The Retain Bacolod Airport Movement will seek an audience with President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo when she visits the province probably by next week, Rodolfo "Babes" Alvarez said.

AKELCO urges new resorts to provide own generator sets

BORACAY Island -- Considering the power shortage being experienced by residents in Western Visayas, the Aklan Electric Cooperative (AKELCO) that distributes electricity to this resort island is urging new resort owners to have their own generator sets.


de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
A negative summer
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
anything under the sun
Marian apparitions (2)


Point Blank:
ICHPC vs. Atty. Gil

/By Erly Garcia

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



A New High in Roxas City

A New High in Roxas City

Roxas City never had it so good when it finally opened its latest chichi bar on the beachfront called the SANDBAR. This Bali-like restaurant-cum-bar is one beautiful place to go for some early cocktails (check out their frozen Margarita) in the afternoon while watching the sunset or just plain chilling out in the late evenings with the fantastic sounds of its resident disc jockey playing the latest and hip club music.

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Alay Sayaw Kay Mommy

Doting mothers would always be delighted to see their kids perform onstage. You can see how proud they are with that sweetest smile painted on their very being every time their kids would unveil their talents. As a salute to motherhood, Claraval-Gonzalez School of Classical Ballet headed by its Artistic Director Nila Claraval Gonzales.

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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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