April 24, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Dredging of Jaro creek to displace 584 houses

Five hundred eighty-four houses along the creek from Dungon B, Jaro until Magsaysay Village, Lapaz will be displaced once the city government starts with the dredging of the creek as part of its flood control measure.

New houses for Valderrama's homeless

VALDERRAMA, Antique — Farmer Leopoldo Jumillo could only watch as his house was swept by rampaging waters at the height of typhoon “Frank” nearly a year ago.

His house was among those destroyed by the flood, the worst experienced in Western Visayas, after the waters of Cangaranan river in Barangay Boroc-Boroc in this town overflowed.

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A tricycle traverses this dilapidated bridge in Brgy. Ticud, La Paz district. Pres. Arroyo finally approved the budget amounting to P70 million.

A tricycle traverses this dilapidated bridge in Brgy. Ticud, La Paz district. Pres. Arroyo finally approved the budget amounting to P70 million to be used in constructing a new bridge that will replace this old one.

SP to ratify P39M Loan Agreement with DBP today

BACOLOD CITY -- The Sangguniang Panglungsod will hold a special session today to ratify the P39 million Loan Agreement with the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP).


P70M new Ticud Bridge soon to rise

After a long wait, residents of the four barangays passing the Ticud Bridge in Lapaz district will soon have relief after President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo approved the P70 million funding for the construction of the 70-linear meter new Ticud Bridge.

‘Project Drive’ drives through Iloilo

Project DRIVE (Dagdag Regular Income Via Entrepreneurship), intended to extend micro-financing to the spouses and immediate family members of drivers and conductors of public utility vehicles, will be launched in Iloilo City.

SP body concludes probe on multi-million DPWH road works

The Committee on Infrastructure of the 9th Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP) concluded its probe on the P319 million worth of government road projects.

PRO 6 conducts inspection of firearms

Police Regional Office (PRO) 6, Supply Office (R4) yesterday conducted an inspection of firearms issued to police officers all over the province of Iloilo.


Capiz to revive Insumix prod’n soon

ROXAS CITY – The Capiz provincial government through its Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) is planning to revive the Infant Supplementary Mixture (Insumix) production this year.

Capiz targets 135 brgys for AHMP

ROXAS CITY – The province has identified at least 135 nutrition – depressed barangays for the Accelerated Hunger Mitigation Program (AHMP) implementation to improve the quality of life and nutritional well-being of its residents.

Capiz ‘big-time’ chess tourney slated May 9-10

ROXAS CITY – Sixty-four chess enthusiasts are expected to troop to the province of Capiz when the 2009 “Duso…Oras na,” individual mixed masters chess active tournament unfolds May 9-10 at the 2nd floor of Gaisano Marketplace in San Roque Extension here.


Gasataya urges monitoring of students

BACOLOD CITY -- Sangguniang Panglungsod Member Greg Gasataya recently passed an ordinance that aims to establish the Bacolod City Inspection Board that will ensure that students are in their respective schools durimg class hours.

'New La Carlota Gymnasium, our Legacy'

LA CARLOTA CITY – Rep. Jeffrey Ferrer, 4th District, Negros Occidental is proud to say that the new La Carlota City gymnasium is the legacy of his administration. This P35-million edifice was blessed yesterday in time for the opening of the 30th Pasalamat festival slated April 27 – May 3, 2009.

SP commends incoming Negrense AFP chief

BACOLOD CITY -- The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Negros Occidental, in their regular session Wednesday at Panaad Park and Stadium, unanimously passed a resolution commending Lt. Gen. Victor Ibrado on his appointment as the incoming Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff.


A daughter remembers… (2)
Bridging the gap
Traditional Panayanon farmers' reckoning of time
Legality, morality, conscience
Anything under the Sun
April 1901 - Establishment of Iloilo, Antique, Capiz and Occidental Negros
de los Reyes
Bona fide Text
Reasons why students prefer SJS


Res Gestae:
Books that speak of numbers

/ Francis Lindero


/ Philip S. Chua

Bull's Eye:

Coffee Thursdays:
Book Review: The Four Agreements

/ Paolo Carreon


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Down South:
Blazing the trail to nowhere?

/ Gail Ilagan


Fireworks Night in Capiz

Fireworks Night in Capiz

It was the night when the skies of Roxas City was literally lit up by the spectacular fireworks competition that capped the last day of the CAPIZtahan 2009 celebration commemorating the 108th Foundation Day Commemoration of the Civil Government of Capiz.

---------------------------------------- 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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