July 1, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Typhoon Frank Photos
Typhoon Frank:
The Aftermath

A photo gallery of the devastation that Typhoon Frank brought.

DTI orders 'price freeze' on water sold in water stations

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Iloilo provincial office has ordered a "price freeze" on the selling price of water being sold at water stations.

Treñas wants families living on waterways transferred to relocation site

To avoid further loss of lives and properties during typhoon, Mayor Jerry Treñas wants the thousands of informal settlers living on the waterways to transfer to the city's 16-hectare relocation site in Barangay San Isidro, Jaro soonest.

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Ray Robles of Manila Water supervises the operation of the mobile water treatment plant

Ray Robles of Manila Water supervises the operation of the mobile water treatment plant being stationed inside the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) compound in Bonifacio Drive, Iloilo City to source out water from the Iloilo River to help address the problem on water shortage.

Erap beats GMA on Iloilo visit

Former President Joseph "Erap" Ejercito Estrada and party were in town yesterday bearing relief goods for thousands of Ilonggo families affected by Typhoon Frank.


CHO reiterates appeal for sanitation as one dies of diarrhea

City Health Office (CHO) chief Dr. Urminico Baronda reiterated his appeal among city residents to exercise precautionary measures to avoid water borne diseases. He made his appeal after a 21-year old woman died of diarrhea in Barangay Bolilao, Mandurriao.

Suplico calls for Congressional probe on Panay-wide typhoon damage

Iloilo Vice Governor Rolex Suplico wants Malacañang and Congress to investigate the unprecedented damage brought by Typhoon Frank all over Panay Island.

Aklan solon suffers mild stroke

KALIBO, Aklan-- Aklan Rep. Florencio Miraflores is recovering from a mild stroke after he was airlifted to Manila from here yesterday.

Ombudsman probe begins on broadcaster's complaint vs top gov't prosecutors

The Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas is officially working on the complaint filed by a veteran broadcaster against seven of Iloilo's top government prosecutors.


NFA 6 dispatches rolling stores to Iloilo, Aklan

The National Food Authority (NFA) in region 6 has fielded rolling stores directly operated by NFA personnel themselves to ensure the availability of low-priced rice ion the province of Aklan and Iloilo, mostly affected by Typhoon “Frank”.

ANS avails last projects under Sedip

Antique National School is lucky to be the last recipient of the foreign-funded Secondary Education Development and Improvement Project (Sedip) in the province of Antique.

CFO to visit Capiz July 4-7

ROXAS CITY -- The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) will conduct its annual Community Education Program (CEP) dubbed "Handa ka na bang mag-abroad? Ano ang mga dapat alamin?" from July 4 to 7 in the province.


Reading the signs of the times
The political passion of the Personalities (2)
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
anything under the sun
Evolution of the Philippine Flag (3)


The war against pain

/ Kathy Villalon

Picking Gum Wrappers

/ Maria Reylan M.Garcia

Res Gestae:
Battle of perception

/ Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

A sack of rice for Capitol employees

A plea for help

/ Florence Hibionda

Cerebral Combustion:
A moment of mourning, reckoning and awakening

/ Hacel Du-Chua

Try coal

/ Nina Isabela P. Juan Loa


/ Erly C. Garcia


Laurence Ligier

Laurence Ligier: The substance of a woman

Volunteerism is a noble endeavor that is founded on public service. It is surprising how some people can help others without expecting anything in return, more so if the person in question is of no relation or a foreigner in the land where he or she does the charity work.

Turnover Ceremony

The Iloilo City (Host) Lions Club: Turnover Ceremony

The Iloilo City (Host) Lions Club District 301-B held its formal Turnover Ceremony at the Golden Salakot of Hotel del Rio last June 18, 2008.

---------------------------------------- A night of good food at HRM Skills

A night of good food at HRM Skills

At the heart of Jereos Street, La Paz stands HRM Skills, a school that nurtures future chefs. Some students graduated recently and they held a dinner and program wherein Purr was lucky to be a part of.


The Works Unlimited

The Works Unlimited

Transform your special occasion into something magical

"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.


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