April 23, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Cash subsidies, new houses await Valderrama indigents

President Macapagal-Arroyo will visit the town of Valderrama in Antique Thursday to hand out cash subsidies to indigent families and to inaugurate a government housing project in villages severely affected by last year's typhoon Frank.

Bacolod backs GMO-free province

BACOLOD CITY -- The city government of Bacolod supports the campaign of the province against the entry of Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) products.

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This floating house can be found in Iloilo River.

This floating house can be found in Iloilo River just below the bridge along Benigno Aquino Avenue popularly known as Diversion Road in Iloilo City.

UPV Chancellor Dr. Minda J. Formacion: Seasoned by time and experience

You see the brisk, confident strides as she goes around and about the campus - the animated conversations with colleagues and students. Strike a conversation with her and you sense the sharpness of her mind, her wit, and her humor.


P15M gov't land survey takes off on 4 WV towns

Four Western Visayas towns are out to have a new list of new landowners with new land titles – literally speaking. Further still, the Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) of these towns will also have significant changes alongside expected increase in local real property taxes.

Locals in Barotac Nvo demolition seek help for shelter as cops pursue Obstruction raps

Members of 26 families rendered homeless this week in one Iloilo town are appealing for government help or “any kind of assistance.”

Miagao weaver is Outstanding Ilonggo Entrepreneur

Constancia Fagarita-Atijon, proprietress of Connie’s Handwoven Products in Bgy. Indag-an, Miagao, Iloilo, was awarded as one of the Outstanding Ilonggo Entrepreneurs.

Iloilo mayor orders MRF in all barangays

All city barangays or cluster of barangays here are enjoined to establish a functional material recovery facility (MRF) in compliance with the provisions of Republic Act 9003 known as the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000.


Capiz clarifies collection of fees on delivery vans

ROXAS CITY – Office of the Capiz provincial treasurer has clarified that the province is only collecting annual fixed tax on delivery vans or trucks based on the ordinance passed by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan.

Witness to a murder case found floating in river

ROXAS CITY – A tricycle driver, who stands as witness to a murder case, was found floating along Panay River at Punta Tabuc here.

Roxas City's IRA share seen to increase by P30M

ROXAS CITY – This city is expected to have an increased share of its Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) by P30 million after the 16 new cities were reverted back as municipalities.


Probe result: EDC did not violate Clean Water Act

BACOLOD CITY -- The Multi-Sectoral Monitoring Team (MSMT) and the Executive Committee which was formed by Depar tment of Environment and Natural Resources resolved that Energy Development Corporation.

Monico commends Donaire, Viloria victories

BACOLOD CITY -- Bacolod City Lone District Representative Monico O. Puentevella is set to file House Resolution No. 1102 commending Nonito "the Filipino Flash" Donaire Jr. for defending his title and Brian "the Hawaiian Punch" Villoria for claiming the IBF light flyweight crown.

Official upbeat on Negros Food for Expert

BACOLOD CITY -- Philippine Export Trustee Nora Lao expressed optimism that food products from Negros Occ. have the potential for export and rake in dollars for the province.


Legality, morality, conscience
Anything under the Sun
April 1901 - Establishment of Iloilo, Antique, Capiz and Occidental Negros
Bridging the gap
Mahimud-uson: The Alimodian heritage exhibit at UPV
A daughter remembers…
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Reasons why students prefer SJS


Res Gestae:
Books that speak of numbers

/ Francis Lindero

Coffee Thursdays:
Book Review: The Four Agreements

/ Paolo Carreon

Bull's Eye:
Pride of Ilonggos


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Arthritis pills notice

/ Philip S. Chua

Down South:
Blazing the trail to nowhere?

/ Gail Ilagan


The outstanding ladies of Iloilo City

The outstanding ladies of Iloilo City

Twenty outstanding women of Iloilo City were recognized and were given awards during The Outstanding Women of Iloilo (TOWIL) 2009 held at SM City Iloilo last March 30, 2009. They are those who excelled in the different fields of practice and endeavors.

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Saad Festival's Bike Fun Ride

Bikers from the municipality of Leganes and their friends from Iloilo City and Guimaras, joined in the Bike Fun Ride held one Sunday. The ride started from the Leganes Pavilion, included some barangays as well as the coastal areas of Dumangas and back to the local municipality again.

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Neochef Grand Finals set

Neochef, the first mall-based amateur cooking contest in the region will finally have its Grand Finals on April 24, 1 pm, at the Fountain Area of Robinsons Place Iloilo. Seven pairs of promising chefs, a cut above the rest from the previous months’ elimination rounds.

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Operation Taghoy: Saving a child's face

The Rotary Club of Central Iloilo City had cleft lip and palate operation at the Western Visayas Medical Center. The project was in cooperation with the Rotary clubs in Iloilo City, WVMC and Uplift International.


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