June 26, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Typhoon Frank:
The Aftermath

A photo gallery of the devastation that Typhoon Frank brought.

Treñas calls for concerted effort to recover from flood devastation

Fresh from an official trip abroad, City Mayor Jerry Treñas is back to work facing the gargantuan task of making the city recover from the devastation brought by the flash flood caused by typhoon Frank over the weekend.

Water stations warned: Don't take advantage of the crisis

City Mayor Jerry Treñas warned all water refilling stations in the city from drastically increasing the price of water they sell, otherwise they would be closed.

The city is currently facing water shortage problem in the aftermath of typhoon Frank.

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Workers clean the warehouse of the National Food Authority in Jaro, Iloilo City

Workers clean the warehouse of the National Food Authority in Jaro, Iloilo City with thick mud left by the flood last Saturday.

Angels, heroes in Iloilo's darkest day

The News Today (TNT) lay-out artist Ely Pineda. Davao City-based Ilonggo businessman Jose Padama and wife Daisy.

Seattle-Washington-based Filipino-American couple Rudy and Sally Ramos. Manila-based Ilonggo professional Linc Drilon. A german shephered dog. A snake. An uncanny group yet banded by the shared spirit of generosity, compassion, inspiration, grace under pressure, and in the case of the dog and the snake, seeming angels of young Typhoon Frank victims.


Soldiers' sacrifice for Frank victims

At least P1 million in added local government aid will go to thousands of Ilonggo victims of Typhoon Frank, thanks to the sacrifice of Army soldiers in Western Visayas.

As US forces arrive in Iloilo for humanitarian mission

Meantime, more help came to aid the region with the deployment of a US aircraft carrier and four US Navy battleships here.

Energy chief vows speedy restoration of power in Panay

Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes yesterday said half of Panay Island remains without electricity because of damage brought by typhoon "Frank".

City to put up trust account for relief donations

The Sangguniang Panlungsod is set to authorize Mayor Jerry Treñas and City Treasurer's Office to open a trust account to accommodate all donations particularly from foreign entities and private sectors for the typhoon victims in the city. Two foreign embassies have pledged to help.


Texas-based Fil-Am group raises P100T for Ilonggo victims of Typhoon Frank

Moved by photos shared by Texas-based Ilonggo photojurnalist Rufino "Pinoy" Gonzales, the Filipino community in Houston, Texas raised nearly P100,000 in assistance for Ilonggo victims of Typhoon Frank.

Life back to normal in Boracay after typhoon

Boracay Island is returning to normal in the aftermath of the typhoon "Frank" that ravaged Western Visayas.

Capiz cops on mission to help 'Frank' victims

ROXAS CITY All Capiz cops are on full alert since the start of typhoon Frank lambasted the province of Capiz.


Eye Opener
The day typhoon Frank wrecked havoc in Iloilo
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
FRANKly speaking
Bridging the gap
The versatile patadyong of Panay
Knowledge and its pursuit
The political passion of the Personalities (1)
anything under the sun
Evolution of the Philippine Flag (3)


Where art thou?

Cerebral Combustion:
A moment of mourning, reckoning and awakening

/ Hacel Du-Chua

Try coal

/ Nina Isabela P. Juan Loa

The Cookie Jar

/ Maria Reylan M.Garcia


/ Erly C. Garcia

Vegetables Versus Lymphoma

/ Philip S. Chua

Res Gestae:

/ Francisco B. Lindero Jr.


The Works Unlimited

The Works Unlimited

"A wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime occasion and we all want it to be perfect. We all think of it as a beautiful and joyous occasion to celebrate but we never thought of how stressful and intricate it can be," said Lorraine.

Reclaiming an ancient wedding ritual

Reclaiming an ancient wedding ritual

She was ten years old when she last witnessed the Lordly Wedding that the Panay-Bukidnon calls "Hungaw". Now at 47, she's anxious to once again see the beauty of the ritual and to hear the lavish poetry of the ceremony.

----------------------------------------Independence Day dioramas

Independence Day dioramas

Several schools added life to the already busy atmosphere at SM City Iloilo last June 12, 2008 to celebrate the Philippine's 110th independence. They held simultaneous 10-minute presentations at the different mall hallways, much to the delight of the mallers.

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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