July 9, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Typhoon Frank:
The Aftermath

A photo gallery of the devastation that Typhoon Frank brought.


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Over 277-T bags of rice inside NFA warehouse damaged

The National Food Authority (NFA) incurred an estimated losses of P271,833,280 after 277,386 bags of imported rice was damaged by Typhoon Frank. Officials ordered its immediate disposal since it is no longer fit for human consumption.

Want to get married in Anilao? Plant a tree first

Prospective brides and grooms in the Municipality of Anilao, Iloilo will soon have to add in their "To-do" list a tree-planting activity.

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Squatters along river

If the city government has its way, families living along river banks and creeks considered as danger zones will no longer be allowed to go back. But the question is: Will they heed the city government's plan?

City's informal settlers up by 15 percent, says Icupao chief

The number of informal settlers in the city has increased by some 15 percent two years after the Iloilo City Urban Poor Affairs Office (Icupao) and Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) conducted a survey.


Log ban up in Iloilo town

Logging activities in Calinog, Iloilo has now been regulated with a total log ban imposed in watershed and riverbank areas here.

3 container vans of sardines arriving in Iloilo

Three container vans loaded with sardines will arrive here on July 13 to replenish the dwindling supply in the market.

3ID has no room for wayward soldiers, says chief

The Philippine Army's 3rd Infantry Division (3ID) has no room for undisciplined, defiant, and inept soldiers. Brigadier General Nestor Ochoa, 3ID Commanding General, stressed this following the involvement of a member of the 11th Infantry Battalion in an indiscriminate firing incident at Guihulngan, Negros Occidental.

Pacquiao may visit Bacolod typhoon victims

BACOLOD CITY – Newly-crowned World Boxing Council (WBC) lightweight champion Manny Pacquiao will arrive here soon to extend help to the typhoon victims.


Bacolod solon: Gov't also to blame over Sulpicio tragedy

BACOLOD CITY – The Sulpicio tragedy that left hundreds of families and relatives mourning over the dead and missing passengers is not only the fault of the shipping firm but also of the government, said Bacolod City Representative Monico Puentevella.

Leonardia set to ink deal acquiring new dumpsite property

BACOLOD CITY – The Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) expressed confidence that City Mayor Evelio Leonardia would sign the deal for the acquisition of the seven hectares property at Barangay Felisa, Bacolod City in the amount of P23 million.

'Mamang Pulis' now showing at Capiz PNP stations

ROXAS CITY – New Capiz Police Provincial Office (CPPO) Officer-In-Charge Provincial Director Senior Supt. Josephus Angan has enjoined all policemen in the province to internalize and practice the "Mamang Pulis" concept in carrying out their respective daily duties and responsibilities.


Res Gestae
"Adopt" Zhymund Jazpher! He needs you!
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Who's fault?
Our crisis of faith
Bridging the gap
Kapwa, the relevance of indigenous knowledge in the age of globalization
'Imagine a world without Filipinos'
Eye Opener
Ineffective government agencies


Cerebral Combustion:
Oh, those cruel lips upon you been bestowed

/ Hacel Du-Chua


/ Alain Russ Dimzon

Hell and high water

/ Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

Rational Insanity:
After the storm

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

Useless politicians


In retrospect: Typhoon Frank and God

/ Florence Hibionda


The Chiongson Homestead

The Chiongson Homestead

The house isn't at all ordinary. The Chiongson homestead located in Fundidor, Molo seemed to have popped out of a modern architectural and interior designing magazine. I was in awe of the way architect and artist Dante Aguirre transformed the place into a modern abode that's a fusion of the old and the new.

Sanny Yabillo

Honesty is still the best policy

Sanny Yabillo, 38, earns a living as part of the workforce of Romac Group, an agency that offers janitorial services to companies here in Iloilo City.

He works full time at the foodcourt area of Marymart Mall. In the morning, he washes dishes and cleans the dining area. "I mop the floor, wipe the tables and arrange the chairs," he said.

----------------------------------------Vivian Velasco

Date Line: New York: Philippine Independence Day Ball

The 110th Anniversary Celebration of the Philippine Independence from the colonial rule of Spain came to a climax with a Grand Parade, known as the biggest Independence Day parade outside the Philippines.

Maria 'Oyog'

Maria 'Oyog': A contemporary yet deeply rooted T'boli woman

Her life is as vibrant as the colors of her traditional dress. The carved headdress serves as crown of pride of being a woman and a community leader. The intricate designs of the Tinalak elaborate the wisdom sought from her experiences.


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