May 28, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Board Member Rojas wants justice for slain vice-mayor cousin

Bring the culprits – whoever they are – to the arms of the law.

Such was the call of Fifth District Board Member Jett Rojas, cousin of slain Ajuy Vice Mayor Ramon Rojas Jr.

Lawyer renews call for probe on Infante flyover

Former City Councilor Joshua Alim has called on the Iloilo City Council, under the leadership of Vice Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, to conduct an investigation on the P480 million Infante flyover.

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Finishing touches are being made on the new Carpenters Bridge in Brgy. Tabucan, Mandurriao

Finishing touches are being made on the new Carpenters Bridge in Brgy. Tabucan, Mandurriao which is scheduled to officially open this coming June 6.

MIWD assures LGU profit-share if…

Iloilo towns where water is drawn by the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) will get its share of MIWD profits. That is -- if and only if the Commission on Audit (COA) will give its "definitive statement" declaring such as valid and legal.


CLO chief to meet City Hall reporters?

After long days of keeping mum, City Legal Office (CLO) head Atty. Edgar Gil will meet today with members of the Iloilo City Hall Press Corps (ICHPC) to settle the matter involving him and PDI correspondent and Daily Headlines photographer Arnold Almacen.

Gov't releases P467M KALAHI grant in WV

The government has already released P467,068,109.23 for its Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI-CIDSS): Kapangyarihan at Kaunlaran sa Barangay (KKB) projects in Western Visayas.

Organic farming in RP still in infancy stage

Organic farming in the country is still in its "infancy " as the government's agriculture policies are based on "import-oriented policies." The country has the lowest level of budget for research and development. Globally, the market for organically produced products is estimated to reach 34 billion US dollars.

City eyes new Tabucan-Diversion road

The city government is planning to convert the four-meter wide dike from the Carpenters Bridge in Mandurriao up to the Diversion Road (Benigno Aquino Sr. Avenue) into a roadway.


Aklan mulls hog-raising venture

Kalibo, Aklan -- The provincial government of Aklan is mulling to embark on hog-raising to help meet the supply of pork in the province.

Capiz police stations among recipients of PNP vehicles

ROXAS CITYThe Capiz Police Provincial Office's (CPPO) three municipal police stations will be among the recipients of 29 motor vehicles from the Philippine National Police's (PNP) Directorate for Logistics in Camp Crame, Quezon City.

It's status quo for state university tuition

ROXAS CITY – The supposed increase in the tuition fees of Capiz State University (CapSU) for this school year has been frozen.


Eye Opener
God is still in control in perilous times
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Josephian Spirit
Graduations make me cry
Bridging the gap
Influx of businessmen, traders and workers in Iloilo, 19th c.
Free to Choose
anything under the sun
Marian apparitions (2)


Young Voice:
The rose among the thorns

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Cerebral combustion:
Animal musings

/ Hacel Du-Chua

A wedding and a funeral

/ Jyh Ming Gonzales

Tamiflu, the anti-flu virus medication

/Philip S. Chua

Res Gestae:
PNP's Integrated Transformation Program: Ambitious?

/Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Point Blank:
ICHPC vs. Atty. Gil

/By Erly Garcia


Jet Salcedo

Jet Salcedo: An all-around artists talks about his passion, fetish and more

The last installment on the Robinsons Design Lab finalists is about Jose Clement "Jet" Salcedo, son of Concepcion Mayor, Hon. Betsy Salcedo and former Board Member Sandy Salcedo. His siblings are Pyke, a businessman; Tina and Sandy Jr., politicians; and Shariko who's into construction.

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Sketched: Iloilo's Top Designers at the Robinsons Fashion Festival

An answer to the growing popularity of Ilonggo artistry, Iloilo Fashion Festival – the first ever in the province – was held last May 15 to 17, 2008 at Robinsons Place Iloilo. Our homegrown talents showcased the latest in their designs.

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Young and innovative:The Iiloilo Young Designers at the Robinsons Fashion Festival

The Iloilo Young Designers proved that they have the ability to change the way people view fashion and that fashion shows are not just meant to sell clothes but for them to create a statement.

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Doddie Vril Tan: Romantic touch

Today's installment on the Robinsons Design Lab finalists will focus on Doddie Vril Tan, 27, and son of May Peronnilla Tan and Doddy Tan. He is a graduate of Management Accounting from the University of San Agustin.


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