June 13, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Independence Day celeb snarls city traffic, leaves commuters confused

Sirens and non-stop blowing of horns were heard at the height of yesterday’s Independence Day celebration in Iloilo City. With provincial delegates in floats participating as well, order of the parade also turned seemingly confusing, both for the participants and the watching-public.

Lagdameo: Filipinos still enslaved by poverty, injustice, corruption

Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) and Jaro Archbishop Angel Lagdameo said that while the country celebrated the 110th anniversary of its independence yesterday, the people are still enslaved by poverty, injustice and graft and corruption.

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110th Philippine Independence Day

Clockwise from top: One of the floats that participated in yesterday's Flag caravan in the city; Tesda Director General Augusto Syjuco holds a bolo and a torch to emphasize a point during his speech at the Sta. Barbara Covered Gym; employees of SM City Iloilo clad in Filipiniana attire join the celebration of 110th Philippine Independence Day.

A new dawn for residents of Cambitu

June 10, 2008 was not just an ordinary opening of school for the people of seven barangays in Oton, Iloilo. On that day was the birth of the first-ever high school that would serve Cambitu, acronym for the cluster of barangays located near the boundary of San Miguel town, namely, Barangays Caboloan Sur and Norte, Abilay Norte, Bita Sur and Norte, Mambog, and Tuburan.


120,000 bags of rice for Mindanao arrive in Iloilo

National Food Authority (NFA) provincial manager Hedy Jardeleza confirmed the arrival of the 120,000 bags of imported rice from Vietnam and other source countries at the Iloilo Port which are intended for Mindanao.

'Life will be better,' Syjuco assures amidst RP crisis

Life for every Filipino particularly on the poorest of the poor will be better. And alongside mounting calls for a stronger economy, the government is in full control, the President works even harder.

DOJ chief leads Freedom Day celeb in Iloilo City

Justice Secretary Raul M. Gonzalez Sr. accompanied by local officials of this city led the celebration of the 110th anniversary of the Philippine Independence at the shrine of Ilonggo hero Graciano Lopez Jaena here.

OWWA honors outstanding OFWs in Western Visayas

Nine overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and one association were given recognition by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) during the recent celebration of the Migrant Workers' Day in Iloilo City.


Capiz officials, farmers want CARP extended

ROXAS CITY – Officials and farmers in Capiz maintain their hope that Congress will soon approve the five-year extension in the implementation of the Department of Agrarian Reform's (DAR) Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP).

BFAD issues advisory against possible dangers of anti-smoking drug

The Bureau of Food and Drugs (BFAD) on Thursday issued a warning against an anti-smoking drug due to its adverse side effects that triggers severe changes in a patient's mood and behavior.

Caluya town put priority on health services

SAN JOSE, Antique -- This island Municipality in the northernmost tip of the province made health services a top priority making medicines, health facilities and service providers available to the island barangays, said Diosdado Egina, Vice Mayor of Caluya.


de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Eucharistic life
Of reunions and integrity
Bridging the gap
The Lipata port in Culasi, Antique
Our spiritual life needs care
anything under the sun
Evolution of the Philippine Flag (3)
Eye Opener
Godly parents-guardians will survive crisis!


The Sensible Diet

/ Philip S. Chua

Cerebral Combustion:
Get mad, and then get over it. Maybe.

/ Hacel Du-Chua


/ Kathy M. Villalon

Bull's eye:
Red plate vehicle out on a holiday


Eat, Pray, Read

/ Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan


/ Jyh Ming Gonzales

How far have you written?

/ Bryan Mari Argos


Real Dads on the Ramp at SM City Iloilo

Real Dads on the Ramp at SM City Iloilo

Trust SM City Iloilo to come up with yet another tribute to the kings of the household as the annual Dads on the Ramp takes another year of salute to our beloved dads who have given us the strength to go hurdle life's struggles though the years.

---------------------------------------- Bubble Girls at Tawili

Bubble Girls at Tawili

For most people, the month of May is time for real rest and vacation. But not for the young girls who attended a workshop at Tawili University Center.


---------------------------------------- Kryz Livelihood Training Center, Inc.

Kryz Livelihood Training Center, Inc.: Producing Future Chefs and Novelty Artists

Food creation has become an art and people are more choosy when it comes to what they take inside their body. It's not enough that it provides nourishment; it's also something that should interest their eyes.

---------------------------------------- A world of flavors this June

A world of flavors this June

It's again a feast of Asian and Mediterranean cuisines at The Promenade every Saturday for the month of June.

"June World of Flavors" boasts of a wide range of selections that could provide one with a pleasant dining experience.


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