December 16, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Honoraria for BHWs a go; 'non-political' release urged

Over P23 million in honorarium for some 11,000 volunteer workers in Iloilo's 1,721 barangays will finally get the legislative nod.

House rules at New Government Center bared

BACOLOD CITY -- City Building Administrator Reynaldo Ebreo confirmed yesterday that the city government had already set basic guidelines to follow for all employees detailed at the New Government Center (NGC).

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A view of sunset at the Iloilo River with the still-unfinished boulevard connecting Diversion Road and Tabucan, Mandurriao on the right.

A view of sunset at the Iloilo River with the still-unfinished boulevard connecting Diversion Road and Tabucan, Mandurriao on the right.

Threat of AI persists; info drive to continue:

An information campaign is now being conducted to raise public awareness on Avian Influenza (AI) as it remains to be a threat to the country.


PNP to beef up Boracay security for Yuletide

Additional police officers will be deployed to Boracay Island to beef up security for the Yuletide season.

Drum, bugle & lyre competition to add color to Dinagyang '09

Dinagyang spectators will not only be overwhelmed by the stunning performances of Ati-Ati tribes but also with the graceful swaying of hips of participants to the drum, bugle and lyre competition which is now included as one of the highlights of the festival.

P15,000 additional bonus for city employees

Christmas is certainly in the air at city hall as Mayor Jerry P. Treñas announced during the flag ceremony this morning that the extra bonus of regular employees will be released starting today.

SP speedily approves budget requests of 27 towns

Request for budget approval of 27 Iloilo towns got an easy nod from members of the 9th Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP) yesterday.

Each prov'l govt employee to get over P26T as SP approves extra cash gift

Merry Christmas Capitol and truly, a prosperous New Year too for all of its employees.

Social scientists: Women bore much of the brunt of oil spill

Women bore much of the brunt of the oil spill that ravaged Guimaras Island as some disaster response and rehabilitation programs failed to consider their specific needs, a research of social scientists showed.


Pontevedra, Maayon excel in governance

ROXAS CITY -- Pontevedra and Maayon towns were declared as 2008 Outstanding Municipality in Capiz for Category A and B, respectively.

1st Capiz dance festival still on

ROXAS CITY -- The Caguyuman Dance Troupe of Pontevedra, Capiz performed on Saturday (December 13) at the Capiz State University (CapSU) - Roxas City campus' covered gymnasium as part of the 1st Capiz Dance Season.

DOH warns parents: Don't let your child play with watusi

Kalibo, Aklan -- Watusi is a dangerous firecracker. Parents should not let their children play with it, to avoid poisoning, according to the Department of Health (DOH).


Globe incurs P20M damage in cell site bombing

BACOLOD CITY – Military and police authorities placed at P20 million the worth of damage caused by the bombing of the Globe Telecom cell site in Brgy. Mabini, Escalante City, Negros Occidental last Saturday night.

EDC's innovative minds take on the mega-tractor challenge

BACOLOD CITY -- The men and women of geothermal powerhouse Energy Development Corporation (EDC) are not only experts in harnessing clean and green geothermal energy.

Hara beauties presented on barangay council Christmas party

The initial ten candidates for Hara Sang Negros 2009 were presented during the Christmas party of Liga ng Mga Barangay held at RKs restaurant on Dec. 13.


Loneliness even in a crowd
Pacquiao Miscellany, Random Thoughts, etc.
My kind of invocation
Bridging the gap
Public land transportation in Iloilo in the 1930s
de los Reyes
Bonafide Text
Res Gestae
He made it, at last..!


Raiders of the Lost Christmas

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Wayward & Fanciful:
Small and terrible

/ Gail Ilagan

Rational Insanity:
For the sake of Regional Literature

/ Bryan Mari Argos

What exactly is education?

/ William B. Ongsitco

Air Travel: Medical Tips

/ Philip S. Chua

Looming showdown

/ Carol Pagaduan-Araullo

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

/ Paolo Carreon

Lawmakers must focus in strengthening Philippine economy

/ Raphael Locario



Carnival: The making of the Tinapayan Gingerbread Village

"The staff is getting more creative as years pass. This year, they surprised me with a more colorful and festive gingerbread village, with the carnival as its theme."

Career and Fashion Collections

Career and Fashion Collections

Gone are the days when going to work in uniform is something you dread. After all, we want to dress up in something that is stylish and most often, our choice. Now, with Career and Fashion Collections in Iloilo, career men and women are now given varied and stylish uniform options.

Miracles of Christmas

Miracles of Christmas

This Christmas season, the Bacolod Traders Lions Club, a civic-oriented group that is working together in answering the needs and challenges of the community has a unique gift-giving project called "Miracles for a Magical Christmas."

Caring for children with special needs

Caring for children with special needs: Emmanuel Foundation For Children With Special Needs, Inc

What if I'm already gone? Who's going to take care of my child? These are the common questions that enter the mind of parents when they are gifted with children, especially those with special needs.


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