August 28, 2009 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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SP’s request for subdivision plans fall on deaf ears

After almost one year Iloilo City Urban Poor and Affairs Office (Icupao) head Roy Firmeza has yet to act on the request of the Sangguniang Panglungsod to submit the subdivision plans of the city’s different relocation sites.

Estancia ‘job hires’ decry delay of salary release

Estancia, Iloilo — Street sweepers and tax collection workers here banded for a “people power” of some sort and staged a protest rally before the town’s municipal council.

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Two boys play with their own version of a wind-powered toy wagon

Two boys play with their own version of a wind-powered toy wagon at the newly finished Iloilo boulevard which connects Tabucan and Diversion Road in Mandurriao district. Reports said the new access road which is part of the Iloilo Flood Control Project will be officially opened to the public by November this year.

Pre-need victims to hold assembly in Bacolod City

BACOLOD CITY — The Parents Enabling Parents (PEP) Coalition will be holding their Pre-need Assembly in Negros Occidental tomorrow, Saturday, 9 a.m. in the covered court of 888 China Town Mall.


Cartagena vows to lead signature drive for Noynoy

Ilonggo lawyer Daniel Cartagena vowed to spearhead the signature campaign here in Iloilo to encourage Senator Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to run for president.

Mosqueda welcomes initial P5.9M LWUA aid for Estancia water system

The Municipality of Estancia, Iloilo’s northernmost town got a huge chunk of the water-system project of the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA).

Romblon-based bancas banned in Boracay’s white beach

BORACAY ISLAND, Aklan – The management of the Caticlan-Cagban Jetty Port is firm on its stand not to allow motor bancas from Romblon to load or unload passengers along the white beach of Boracay.

CSF to build culture of strength for MSMEs

The Credit Surety Fund (CSF) program initiated by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas will build the culture of strength for the Micro, Small and Medium Entrepreneurs (MSMEs).


Owner of padlocked establishment considers permanent closure

ROXAS CITY – The owners of two business establishments padlocked by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) for violating the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997 may consider permanently closing their business if the BIR insists on their alleged tax liability.

Capiz officials refer case of 16 maltreated workers to DOLE

ROXAS CITY – The Capiz provincial government under the leadership of Gov. Victor Tanco, Sr. and Pontevedra Mayor Steve Contreras have referred the case of 16 fishpond workers rescued from Occidental Mindoro to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).


Danjugan Island Learning Center inaugurated

BACOLOD CITY -- A learning center worth P3.275 million located in Danjugan Island, Municipality of Cauayan, was inaugurated, Monday.

PMA entrance exam set Aug. 30 at WNU

The Philippine Military Academy will be conducting an entrance examination for PMA Cadetship on Sunday, August 30, 7 a.m. at West Negros University (WNU) in Bacolod City.


Carbo: Good or Bad?
As seen on TV
Standing Press Release
Prepared, responsive, resilient
Bridging the gap
The issues on the use of the word ‘Bisaya’
Man with no guile
Towards a great nation


Deaths in August

/ Ma. Zenaida B. French

Bayani is my BF

/ Nelson C. Robles

Bulls Eye:
Remove Clavel and Duron from LTFRB-6


New York Hotdogs

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Korean Festival show and Festival of Miracles

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong


More Flavors Of The Sea at Bauhinia Filipino Cuisine

More Flavors Of The Sea at Bauhinia Filipino Cuisine

Bauhinia Filipino Cuisine, located at The Avenue is home to our all-time favorites that are cooked even better. That includes seafoods, which are not just healthy but also light but filling. Today, Bauhinia Filipino Cuisine is adding more seafood must-tries in its menu, giving the discriminating diner a reason to come back for more.

----------------------------------------The launching of ‘Iloilo, the Most Noble City’ book

The launching of ‘Iloilo, the Most Noble City’ book

“Iloilo, the Most Noble City: History and Development 1566-1898” was launched recently at the Museo Iloilo. Out on a limited edition, this highly-anticipated book is the masterpiece of Agustinian priest, Reverend Father Policarpo F. Hernandez, OSA.

---------------------------------------- Medical and Dental Mission in Lapuz

Medical and Dental Mission in Lapuz

Milagrosa Shipping Company, in cooperation with the Iloilo City Integrated Lions Club, held a medical and dental mission for the residents of Lapuz one Sunday morning. Some 200 senior citizens, adults and children availed of this outreach activity, which according to Milagrosa Shipping

----------------------------------------Certified Angus Beef at Mojave

Certified Angus Beef at Mojave

You don’t have to journey outside Iloilo to savor the finest steaks. Mojave Grill and Steakhouse will indulge you with its delicious array of Certified Angus Steak. If you have gone to the most fantastic steak restaurants, you would be eagerly told that the steak you were gushing about is a U.S. Certified Angus Beef, the beef industry’s recognized quality leader.


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