December 8, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Pacquiao fight clears streets, P141M lotto jackpot jams outlets

Like the enterprising boxing 'promoters' in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA aiming to jack up "Dream Match" tickets of Oscar De La Hoya and Manny Pacquiao, frenzy for some extra quick cash also hit Iloilo.

Reorganization up at City Council?

With only two regular sessions left for the Sangguniang Panlungsod of Iloilo in 2008, rumors on the alleged reorganization of the different chairmanships and installation of Councilor Eldrid Antiquiera as new majority floor leader broke out.

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The Bacolod Bays Center is jam packed with thousands of Pacman's supporters during Pacquiao-De La Hoya fight yesterday.

The Bacolod Bays Center is jam packed with thousands of Pacman's supporters during Pacquiao-De La Hoya fight yesterday. The local government offered a pay-per-view live showing of the fight.

AFP to 'people's orgs': 'Speak up vs terror attacks'

Silence means yes?
Hopefully not, or so it is for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) hierarchy as it called on supposed "people's organizations" and militant groups to 'speak up.' The AFP's call is relative to recent deadly offensives launched in Western Visayas region by communist terrorists New People's Army (NPA).


Men form group vs violence against women

BORACAY ISLAND—Except for a few policewomen, it was a "for-the-boys" gathering with no women participants or speakers invited.

Dinagyang 2009 national launching set on Dec. 13

The Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI) will have a national launching of the famous Dinagyang festival in Manila on December 13, 2008.

Walk for peace to mark Int'l Human Rights Day in Western Visayas

A Human Rights Day Walk for Peace will mark the observance of the International Human Rights Day on December 10, 2008, said Presidential Assistant for Western Visayas, ASec Raul \N. Banias.

DOF, World Bank-assisted computerization project launched in Iloilo City

Iloilo City promises an improved quality of life for its residents brought about by increased revenues and investments as it embraced a project that will make business processing faster and real property tax collection even more efficient.


Expo takes Capiz products to centerstage

ROXAS CITY – The Capiz Product Expo that is staged during the yearly celebration of Sinadya sa Halaran, Capiz's premier festival, is giving a much-needed break to Capiz products under the One Town, One Product (OTOP) Project of the government.

Roxas City fountain officially opened

ROXAS CITY– The newly renovated fountain at the foot of Capiz Bridge was officially opened last December 4 after the opening ceremonies of the 2008 Sinadya sa Halaran (SSH) celebration as another attraction for onlookers and passersby.

Food fest cooks Capiznon cuisines

ROXAS CITY – The on-going 2008 Sinadya sa Halaran celebration's sundown food festival at the public plaza here offers affordable Capiznon cuisines to satisfy the craving of revelers and tourists for Capiz-based delicacies.


DENR: Brgy. Felisa not suitable for dumpsite

BACOLOD CITY -- Supervising Geologist Mae Y. Magarzo, Officer-in-Charge of Geo-Science Division, Mines and Geosciences Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources released last Friday.

Vista Alegre studes join 'anti-baha' info drive

BACOLOD CITY -- Three hundred students of the Teofilo Gensoli, Sr. National High School in Vista Alegre participated in the information education campaign on solid waste management conducted by the Bacolod Anti-BAHA Alliance over the weekend.

NGC furniture delivery nears completion

BACOLOD CITY – Building Administrator Reynaldo Ebreo confirmed yesterday that three more container vans from Comfac Corporation are coming to deliver furniture and fixtures for the New Government Center (NGC).


Life is a journey
"A Brother Like That"
Bridging the gap
Air transportation in Iloilo in the 1930s
The Spirit of Filipinoness in the Land of Santa Claus
de los Reyes
Bonafide Text
Likely to happen
Res Gestae
Meeting the grassroots


Congratulations to 260 police recruits

/ John Sue

Eye Opener:
Narrow is the gate to heaven

/ Rodolfo Gumabong

Anthrax and bio-terrorism

/ Philip S. Chua

Coffee Thursday:
2008: In personal reflection

/ Paolo Carreon

Cerebral Combustion:
Falling out of love???

/ Hacel Du-Chua


Bangko Buena celebrates its success

Bangko Buena celebrates its success

Bangko Buena, Inc. started its operations in 1971. After 37 years, they now have 10 branches and two lending centers and still growing. This bank is the first rural bank to have a FCDU (Foreign Currency Deposit Unit) License from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.

Black and white at Langford

Black and white at Langford

Langford Cafe, a favorite spot in SM City Iloilo's garden is a favorite place to hang-out for many of us. Why? First, the place, which follows the al-fresco setting, is very homey and serves a wide array of affordable mouth-watering pasta, sandwiches and tummy fillers as well as beverages at an affordable price.

Grooming for 40 Years

Grooming for 40 Years

An earcandling specialist
On its 40th year of grooming service to the people of Bacolod City, The Blade Salon & Spa offers a specialized service only found today in its own salon in the city.

Of big dolls and hopes

Of big dolls and hopes

The spirit of Christmas was felt even more when the Tree of Hope and the Barbie Musical Display were launched at the Robinsons Place Iloilo recently.



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