December 11, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Dingle town engineer files graft raps vs mayor, 4 officials

The mayor as the approving authority of a deal and the mayor and his wife as recipients of that deal? Apparently too hard to swallow for a municipal engineer. As such, redress has now been sought before the government's anti-graft body with criminal complaints filed by the aggrieved town official.

DOT leads unveiling of Bora development plan

ILOILO CITY—The Department of Tourism (DOT) yesterday unveiled the Boracay Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) that is aimed to regulate the development of island-resort and propel it as a "premier international tourist destination."

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Seeking, begging. Amidst the hustle and bustle at the center of Iloilo City's Calle Real is this unidentified woman begging for food and money.

Seeking, begging. Amidst the hustle and bustle at the center of Iloilo City's Calle Real is this unidentified woman begging for food and money. The sight unfortunately repeats elsewhere.

Trenas optimistic on Dinagyang P13M budget target

INSPITE of low turn-out in the sponsorships for the 2009 Dinagyang festival, Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Trenas is optimistic the Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Incorporated (IDFI) will reach its P13 million budget-target.

Buena: Let the court decide!

Police Senior Inspector Virgilio Buena, then Operations Chief of Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) broke his silence before the media on his alleged "sexual advancements" against a casual employee of Iloilo City government last week.


Massive anti-Cha Cha prayer rally set

ILOILO CITY—Church and militant groups here will hold a prayer rally on December 12 in what they said is the opening salvo of protest actions against moves to amend the Constitution before the 2010 elections.

High school Ateneans raise P76K for gift-giving campaign

In an effort to raise funds as part of a gift-giving drive, the Ateneo de Iloilo- Santa Maria Catholic School High School Department, spearheaded by its Student Council ended Monday, December 8, a four-day rummage sale yielding a whooping P75,938 in cash.

PRO 6 awards medals to wounded 6RMG personnel

In the aftermath of the December 3 ambush of 6RMG personnel in Brgy Estado, Victorias City, Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 Director, Chief Superintendent Isagani R Cuevas, together with Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office Director Senior Superintendent Manuel Felix.


Capiceños' support, cooperation spell Sinadya sa Halaran success

ROXAS CITY – Even before Sinadya sa Halaran 2008 came to a close December 8, Governor Victor Tanco, Sr. thanked all those who helped stage this year's festival.

City VM and SP at odds anew over transfer of budget

ROXAS CITY – Vice Mayor Ronnie Dadivas and members of the Sanggunian Panglungsod (SP) are now at odds following legislative transfer of funds here.

Jamindan mayor asks Senator Mar, Rep. Castro and Gov. Tanco to settle any differences

ROXAS CITY – Jamindan Mayor Ethel Jinon is urging Senator Mar Roxas, 2nd District Congressman Fredenil Castro and Capiz Governor Victor Tanco, Sr to sit down and settle political differences among each others.


Advance booking for Pacquiao on grand inauguration of NGC

Bacolod City - Mayor Evelio Leonardia confirmed yesterday that the most renowned boxing icon Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao will be the guest of Honor once the grand inaguration for the New Government Center (NGC) happens in February 2009.

Governor's Bowling Cup ends

The 7th Provincial Employees Inter-Department Bowling Tournament dubbed as the Governor Isidro P. Zayco Cup 2008 culminated recently at the Capitol Social Hall after five months of competition.

'We have the permit,' says Bredco lawyer

Bacolod Real Estate Development Corporation (BREDCO) has the copy of the approved permit from the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA).


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de los Reyes
Bonafide Text
Res Gestae
He made it, at last..!
"A Brother Like That"
Bridging the gap
Air transportation in Iloilo in the 1930s
The Spirit of Filipinoness in the Land of Santa Claus


Coffee Thursday:
Recycle, Reduce and Re-use: Philosophy 101

/ Paolo Carreon

Lawmakers must focus in strengthening Philippine economy

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

When Grandpa stopped smoking

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Congratulations to 260 police recruits

/ John Sue

Eye Opener:
Narrow is the gate to heaven

/ Rodolfo Gumabong

Anthrax and bio-terrorism

/ Philip S. Chua

Cerebral Combustion:
Falling out of love???

/ Hacel Du-Chua


Raging Divas

Raging Divas fire up OFW Family Day at SM City Iloilo

Every OFW Family will surely enjoy a special treat for them at SM City Iloilo on December 13, 2008, 10am onwards at the Event Center, as the Raging Divas fire up the stage on this special occasion.


Namets: A glimpse of our very own

Although the movie Namets focused on the mouth-watering delights that Negros has to offer, I can't help but feel proud of our Ilonggo fare as well. Kansi, chicken inasal, tempting desserts, siopao and more ... Iloilo has them, too.

A day with Miladay

A day with Miladay

Everyone was "just looking", but deep in their hearts, they knew they've always wanted to own an exquisite piece of Miladay Jewelry.


The Marvelous Flavors of Christmas at The Promenade

The Marvelous Flavors of Christmas at The Promenade

Christmas season is the time reflect the essence of God's infinite love for humanity, a chance to spread compassion and hope. On Christmas, aside from the long list of gift-gving and shopping, lovers and families gather for a sumptous dinner.


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