July 15, 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.

Residents surrounding NFA compound complain of foul odor

Residents surrounding the National Food Authority (NFA) compound in Brgy. Quintin Salas, Jaro, as well as motorists passing the area, have complained about the foul odor coming from the rice stocks damaged by flood.

P15-B rehab fund for Panay eyed

Government agencies are eyeing a P15-billion rehabilitation fund for areas on Panay Island ravaged by typhoon "Frank."


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A bulldozer dumps bags of rice damaged by flood
A. Chris Fernandez

A bulldozer dumps bags of rice damaged by flood at the back of the National Food Authority (NFA) warehouse in Jaro.

Garin clarifies stance on Reproductive Health Act: Backs Church on anti-abortion stand

Pro-life and pro-family. Anti-abortion and anti-irresponsible parenthood. Such are the sentiments of Iloilo First District Representative Janette Loreto-Garin, author of the Reproductive Health Act pending before the 14th Congress


SP abolishes agritech position at CAO

The Sangguniang Panlungsod passed a regulation ordinance abolishing the position of seven agricultural technologists (agritech) at the City Agriculture Office (CAO). The city could save some P1 million in salaries and allowances with the abolition of such position.

Group seeks relief assistance for media flood victims

Journalists who have brought to the public reports and images of death and destruction brought by typhoon "Frank" on Panay Island have themselves experienced the horrors of the worst flooding experienced in the Western Visayas.

Diseases continue to afflict Ilonggos; medical missions continue

Various diseases continue to afflict Ilonggos as an aftermath of Typhoon Frank.Medical missions have gone to severely affected towns to help address the health needs of the people there.

Capitol legal office gives nod on Mondejar-backed brgy road conversion Ordinance

Valid and in conformity to the general principles on local autonomy, general welfare and self-reliance.


SP asks DENR for extension on landfill compliance

BACOLOD CITY – City Councilor Greg Gasataya, chairman of the clean and green coordinating action team, said they had requested the Department of Environment and Natural Resource (DENR) Regional Office for the extension of the deadline with regard to the establishment of Waste Management Facilities as embodied under RA 9003 or Solid Waste Management Act of 2000.

Leonardia sees politics behind tiff with Ceneco

BACOLOD CITY – Mayor Evelio R. Leonardia said that some members of the board of Central Negros Electric Cooperative (Ceneco) is not that diplomatic and well-behaved anymore because they are allies of his political nemesis, Bacolod Cong. Monico O. Puentevella.

Governor inducts tourism officers in Negros Occidental

Neg. Occ. Governor Isidro Zayco inducted into office the new set of officers of the Association of Tourism Officers of Negros Occidental (ATONO) at the Governor's Office recently.


Life and God's word
Res Gestae
Deterrence to excellence
Bridging the gap
Bo. Obrero: The workingmen's village in Iloilo City
Observe World Population Day!
Eye Opener
National Allergy Day, a resounding success
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Who's fault?


Inactivity? Not really

/ Kathy M. Villalon


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

From the Inbox:
NFA's stench poses health hazards

Brand X - my diversified self

/ Jyh Ming Gonzales

Rational Insanity:
After the storm II: Picking up the pieces

/ By Bryan Mari Argos


Ruby Claire Lopez

Ruby Claire Lopez: Thoughts from a beauty queen

Ruby Claire Lopez, Lin-ay Sang Iloilo 2008 and Lin-ay Kang Binanog 2008 is one of a few brainy ladies this writer has come across. It's quite obvious with how she handles every question thrown her way --- smart, articulate and with poise --- during the Fiesta in the City at SM City Iloilo.

A one-of-a-kind nursing book launching

A one-of-a-kind nursing book launching

Authors Dr. Eufemia Octaviano and Dr. Carl Balita launched their book "Theoretical Foundations of Nursing: The Philippine Perspective" recently at Hotel del Rio and this was attended by deans from colleges and universities from Iloilo City and Bacolod.

---------------------------------------- Face Value turns one

Face Value turns one

Face Value Facial Care and Spa Center held its first anniversary recently with a grand celebration at Cleopatra's Barge, Amigo Terrace Hotel. Cocktails and a fashion show participated by Face Value's models and clients, took place.

Flor Reyes Dobbyn

Behind every beauty: One person who's behind every Mary Kay beauty is Flor Reyes Dobbyn

Behind every beautiful face and skin are years of positive attitude, of laughter, pampering through treatments and use of bankable beauty products and persons who make sure that every individual achieves this.


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Operation: Tabang-Bulig
for Typhoon Frank Flood Victims


1. Panay Electric Co.
2. The News Today
3. The Cacho Family
4. Corazon Kir
5. Ingrid Therese Javellana
6. Carmen Antunez
7. Mari Antunez
8. Chef’s Secret Co.
9. Tri Vision Ventures, Inc.
10.Triumvirate Holdings, Inc.
11. Dr. Richard Co
12. Dr. Arlene Fernandez
14. Ferdinand & Honolina Gomez
15. Emil Diez
16. Robinson’s Land Iloilo
17. Jaime & Ester Magalona
18. Rosendo Mejica
19. Machalen Teves-Camahort
20. Longlong Teves-Villanueva
21. Rose Vecin
22. Pocholo & Remy Romero Salas
23. Rosa Cacho
24. Nene Chan
25. Leap 34
26. Susan Saulog
27. Cookie De Larrazabal
28. Manolo Cacho
29. Kat Legarda
30. Freddie Sia
31. Leo Alejandrino
32. Maribel Antunez
33. Romy Ronquillo
34. Anton & Maxine Cacho
35. Dr.Pablo Torre Foundation, Inc.
36. Mr. & Mrs. Mariano Cacho Iii
37. Teresing Menendoza
38. Mario Menendoza
39. Bud Sala
40. Noni & Isa Lovina
41. Booting
42. Annie Aboitiz
43. Noel & Mariel Tolentino
44. Mr. Ha
45. Ramil Cortez
46. Pauline Banusing
47. Toti & Chit Querubin
48. Minieng & Val Maravilla
49. Faith Soligen
50. Tony & Charito Villanueva
51. Shobe Yee
52. Rose Maransilla