Better late than never?
Hundreds of thousands in company losses in Negros Occidental are blamed anew to the local hierarchy of the Communist Party of the Philippines - New People's Army (CPP-NPA).
This, as three delivery trucks of an alcoholic beverage company were flagged down and burned Wednesday by armed dissidents believed to be members of the communist terrorists NPAs in the area.
Life may have been too short for Nestor Sulpico to realize all his dreams.
But the deceased New York taxi driver who was hailed a hero in 2004 for returning $75,000 worth of black pearls left by a passenger in his cab will be among the graduates of the Phillips Beth Israel School of Nursing on June 5 (June 6 in the Philippines).
The Manhattan-based school will award Sulpico a posthumous diploma, an honorary associate degree in nursing, according to a statement emailed by school publicist Carol Rubiano.
The Local Government Committee of the House Representatives has endorsed the proposed redistricting of Iloilo City. With the approval in the committee level, the proposed bill is set to be calendared for plenary discussion.
The city's Local School Board will meet next week to assess the education needs of some 44,000 elementary school pupils in 51 elementary schools and more than 20,000 high school students in 11 public high schools.
A daughter of an overseas Filipino worker who died of brain tumor while working in Taiwan is now assured of educational support until she completes a college degree through the "Tulong Aral" program of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA).
The Capitol's coffers will be P22 million richer, that is, if the Iloilo Provincial Government will pay up the demanded refund of such amount declared illegal disbursement.
Fire marshals in Western Visayas were instructed to organize barangay fire brigades as part of their mandate under fire prevention.
ROXAS CITY – Capiz Electric Cooperative (Capelco) member-consumers will be among the beneficiaries of the government's "Pantawid Kuryente: Katas ng VAT" program for poor families that consume a maximum of 100 kilowatt hour a month of electricity.
The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) here expects some 5,000 participants including families of overseas Filipino workers (OFW) and job seekers during the two-day celebration of the Migrant Workers Day or the Araw ng Pasasalamat sa OFWs on June 7-8.
/ Maria Reylan M.
/By Joanne Marie
The lure of sun and air accompanied by the blooming pulse of Brazilian rhythms proved to be a big draw for those who wanted a taste of Havaianas' distinctly South American roots. Tapping into their inner Ronaldinhos, guests eagerly lined up to get it on some football action goaded by maddeningly catchy beat of the bateria.
At the young age of 12, Margaret Mallo is already very competitive especially in swimming, a sport she tremendously excels in. In fact, at the age of six, she won 10 gold medals in the Governor's Cup held in Dumaguete, making her one of the country's most bemedalled athlete. Since then, she'd been bringing home medals in swimming.
Some kids spent their summer wisely by participating in the workshops offered for them, like the McDonalds Kiddie Crew. Summer has ended and so did the workshops, with a graduation held at SM City Iloilo last May 29.
The newly-opened Pagatpat Resort in Mantangingi, East Valencia, Buenavista, Guimaras is named after "pagatpat", a species of mangrove growing around the place for centuries now.