June 20, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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RDC head pushes for W. Visayas as renewable energy model

Antique Gov. Salvacion Zaldivar-Perez on Wednesday called on other provinces in Western Visayas to make the region a model for renewable energy development and utilization.

Guv recommends filing of extortion rap vs. Sara cop

Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas Sr. has recommended the filing of criminal and administrative cases against a senior policeman in Sara, Iloilo who allegedly conducts extortion activities in the area.

In a press briefing with the Capitol reporters yesterday, Tupas said he has directed Iloilo Provincial Police Office (IPPO) Director Sr. Supt. Ricardo Dela Paz to file charges against SPO1 Ricky Salcedo of Sara Philippine National Police (PNP).

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Provincial public utility jeepneys (PUJs)

Top: Provincial public utility jeepneys (PUJs) swarm the People's Terminal in Brgy. Ungka, Pavia, Iloilo after operators and drivers of provincial PUJs made made true their threat before the end of their transport strike last Wednesday not to enter perimeter transport terminals anymore. Below: The Iloilo Bus-Jeepney Terminal in Brgy. Ungka, Jaro with only a few public utility vehicles parking.

Mining firms want to explore 37T hectares of land in Guimaras

Four mining companies have applied for exploration works in the the island province of Guimaras. The exploration applications cover 37,000 hectares or more than half of the island's total land area which is 600,400 hectares.


Guv seeks SP nod for 'done deal' contract

It has happened before and is happening again, only this time with the 9th Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP).

Iloilo province has more than P133 million surplus in 2007

The provincial government of Iloilo has a total surplus of P133,442,026.00 for the year 2007, Gov. Niel D. Tupas, Sr. announced Thursday.

Meralco controversy drags Capitol dad into fray

Latest controversy on the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) has now dragged into the fray a respected member of the Iloilo Provincial Board.

Mango production in Guimaras dropped

Mango production in the island province of Guimaras tremendously dropped by more than 1/3 of its total production compared in previous years. The drop in production bars the province from exporting the Guimaras mangoes to the United States and other Asian countries.


2,311 Guimarasnons avail of Cash for Work

A total of 2,311 Guimarasnons have so far availed of the Cash for Work Program jointly implemented by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office VI and the Provincial Government of Guimaras.

PGMA arrives in Panit-an, Capiz today

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will lead the inauguration of the 15-megawatt diesel mobile generating set in Panit-an, Capiz today.

Nava hopes to receive additional oil spill fund

Guimaras Gov. Felipe Nava said they are hoping to receive additional oil spill funds from the national government. He said, of the P800 million oil spill rehabilitation fund, only P100 million was released to the province.


Bridging the gap
The versatile patadyong of Panay
The political passion of the Personalities (1)
Eye Opener
Do we need MMDA-like demolishers in Iloilo City?
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Life of prayer
anything under the sun
Evolution of the Philippine Flag (3)


Vegetables Versus Lymphoma

/ Philip S. Chua

Res Gestae:

/ Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Cerebral Combustion:
Forbear to judge, for we are sinners all

/ Hacel Du-Chua

His cup of coffee





SM City Iloilo

Freedom at SM City Iloilo

SM City Iloilo and the rest of the SM Supermalls celebrated the country's 110th independence with a very colorful and one-of-a-kind funfare.

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'Fish': God doesn't give us trials we couldn't handle

People in some hospitals call Lenny Badaguas as "fish" or "isda." Her sons McAllen, 7 and Iverson, 6, call her Mama Fish. Her husband Andrew also joins in the endearment.

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Two Birthdays

Philippine Tatler's top hostess Hazel Buaron opened the door to her luxurious home in posh Southville a few nights ago to celebrate the birthday of her beloved mother Rebecca, who turned 76.

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Kung fu stunts with dad

In time for the opening of Kung Fu Panda and celebration of Father's Day, Robinsons Place Iloilo held the very exciting "Kung Fu Stunts with Dad" last June 15.


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