July 24, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Rojas slay mastermind already out of Iloilo?

Chief Supt. Isagani Cuevas, regional director of Police Regional Office (PRO) 6, could not ascertain if Vicente Espinosa, alleged mastermind in the killing of Ajuy Vice Mayor Ramon Rojas Jr. two months ago, is still here in Iloilo or anywhere on Panay Island.

Iloilo mayors appear as 'witnesses' before SP hearing on revenue code amendment

Iloilo mayors appeared yesterday as resource persons cum witnesses of ongoing marathon hearing relative to amendments sought on Iloilo's revenue code.

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clearing up the drainage near the Tanza church in Tanza-Bonifacio
A. Chris Fernandez

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority's (MMDA) declogging machine was seen yesterday clearing up the drainage near the Tanza church in Tanza-Bonifacio, an area that normally becomes flooded even on slight rain.

After two decades of flooding, villagers seek gov't action

BACOLOD CITY -- Tired of flooding in their area, which has been occuring for almost two decades already, some 552 families in Barangay Tangub have signed an open letter addressed to City Mayor Evelio Leonardia calling for immediate action to their problem.


Treñas denies P80 kickback from salaries of casual workers

City Mayor Jerry Treñas denied rumors spreading through text message that he is getting P80 each as kickback from the salaries of the 260 casual workers hired by the city government for its clean up operation.

Mondejar seeks clearer reasons of Frank's widespread devastation

Typhoon Frank has since left Iloilo's area of responsibility with the national and local government's rehabilitation efforts still in full-swing.


Capiz solon rehabs typhoon damaged infra in province

ROXAS CITY – Second District Representative Fredenil H. Castro, through his Countryside Development Fund, is currently rehabilitating river control, infrastructure and national highways as they were badly damaged by typhoon Frank last June 21. The typhoon caused flash floods and landslides in several towns of the 2nd district of Capiz.

Team formed to monitor NFA rice distribution

ROXAS CITY – Governor Victor Tanco, Sr. will create a team to monitor the procurement, sale and distribution of National Food Authority (NFA) rice amidst reports of irregularities.


Meat vendors renew opposition against new abattoir

BACOLOD CITY – An organization of meat vendors strongly oppose the proposed privatization of the new slaughterhouse in Brgy. Handumanan.

Bacolod gets brand new firetruck from DILG

BACOLOD CITY -- The city of Bacolod has received a brand new fire truck from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG).

'Notorious' robber in Bacolod slain

BACOLOD CITY – The police yesterday said that hired killers may be behind the death of an alleged notorious thief who was gunned down in front of his son and friends here Tuesday.


Res Gestae
Frankenstein is not a monster
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Kill Bill?
Population issue the nth time
PLCPD condemns bishops' threat
Bridging the gap
The Pulahanes of Passi, Iloilo
Eye Opener
National Allergy Day, a resounding success


Bull's eye:
Unheeded order?


Cerebral Combustion:
Taken over by the Brand Republic

/ Hacel Du-Chua

Amoeba Diaries

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

At the world's cradle

/ Jyh Ming Gonzales

Rational Insanity:
Playi-ing it right

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

Staggering stats and letters

/ Philip S. Chua


Eye Lush

Eye Lush

Iloilo City's beautiful personalities and followers are in for another fantastic treat with the opening of i-LASH EXTENSIONS SALON, the one-and-only salon that specializes on eyelash extension services and aromatherapy massage.

Mountainous Impressions

Mountainous Impressions

Our experience in going to one of the mountain barangays in Tapaz, Capiz was remarkably amazing. Mountainous impressions welcomed us as we wandered through its muddy paths, mocha-flooded river and cool refreshing creeks.

The taste of Jamaica now in Iloilo

The taste of Jamaica now in Iloilo

Hamburgers, pizza, doughnuts—you've tried them all and every time, they are the same. So wake up and try something deliciously different. Try the Royal Caribbean Jamaican Patties. Royal Caribbean Jamaican Patties carries the fast-selling freshly baked Jamaican patties.

My dream wedding

My dream wedding

The fountain area of Robinsons Place Iloilo was transformed into a grand ballroom for an event called My Dream Wedding. The venue was well-decorated and the tables and chairs covered with pristine white and pink, being the motif.


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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