January 7, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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PGMA orders DPWH to complete flyover by April

The General Luna-Jalandoni Flyover will become operational in April, or two months ahead of schedule, according to regional director Rolando Asis of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

P10 fee in markets takes effect

MARKET Superintendent Vincent de la Cruz yesterday clarified the P10 collected from public utility jeepney drivers whom are using markets as parking area is governed by Ordinance 316-2009 or the Slaughterhouse and Market Code.

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Ilonggos waited three hours for the arrival of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo last Tuesday.

Ilonggos waited three hours for the arrival of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo last Tuesday. She arrived at 7 in the evening and stayed for three minutes to inspect the second flyover at Gen. Luna Street, then proceeded to the Iloilo airport.

Iloilo City’s new flyover project to ease up traffic, provide livelihood to local residents

THE new city flyover, which is being constructed at the junction of General Luna and Jalandoni streets, will not only pave way to the smooth flow of traffic but also provides livelihood opportunities to local residents and higher income for jeepney drivers.


Ilonggos should maintain religiosity of Dinagyang festival–Rivera

EVEN if the Dinagyang festival was adjudged as best tourism event in the country for three consecutive years, Ilonggos should remember the yearly festival was born out of the feast and devotion to Senor Sto. Nino.

TMEU to modify traffic rerouting scheme

SENIOR Inspector Bob Foerster, chief of the Traffic Management and Engineering Unit (TMEU) said they will modify their traffic rerouting scheme during Dinagyang festival because of the ongoing construction of the P386-million flyover along Luna-Jalandoni Streets.


EJOW program to bring justice to the poor

Roxas City – With the two mobile courts coming to Roxas City on January 9, more cases here are expected be speedily disposed of and be added to the thousands of cases that were resolved and given justice.

Capiz’ corn prod’n reaches 58T metric tons

Roxas City – A corn production estimated at 57,956 metric tons has been recorded by the Bureau of Agricultural Statistics (BAS) in Capiz despite a slight decrease of cornfields in the province last year.

NFA – Capiz suspends 24 ‘Tindahan’ operators

Roxas City – Twenty-four Tindahan Natin (TN) operators in the province have been suspended indefinitely by the National Food Authority (NFA) – Provincial Office in Capiz for over pricing government rice in the market.


Two wanted persons nabbed

Police Station 7 together with the Intelligence Branch and the Investigation Detection and Management Branch (IDMB) personnel of Bacolod City Police Office led to the apprehensions of Two Wanted persons namely Roberto Balenia, 51 years old, married of San Jose Street in Barangay 6 and Rey Mejica alyas “Ariel Ledesma”, 37 years old, married of ECC Villas in Barangay Alijis in this city.

City ready to implement salary adjustment this year

Bacolod City–Mayor Evelio Leonardia announced last Monday that effective January 2010, his administration will implement the 10% across the board increase as mandated by law.


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/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

from the inbox:
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/ Daniel Escurel Occeno

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/ Kathy M. Villalon

Now Showing: 2010

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


Celebrate Dinagyang at SM City Iloilo

Celebrate Dinagyang at SM City Iloilo

Celebrate Dinagyang 2010 at SM City Iloilo. This year’s Dinagyang is sure to be notches higher from the previous years celebration as it stands tall to be the Best Festival in the Country for three(3) consecutive years

----------------------------------------2010 Dinagyang Autocross to be held in Iloilo again

2010 Dinagyang Autocross to be held in Iloilo again

Autocross Car Racing is a low-budget automotive competition at the most intense level. No other form of motorsport in the world is quite as intense and heart pounding as autocross racing.

----------------------------------------Young artist brings her art to the world

Young artist brings her art to the world

UNLIKE other artistic kids, Irish Espesor did not show any inclination towards the arts when she was little. This is according to her mother Jackeline. But when she was in Grade 5, it was Jonathan Jaleco, her adviser and an artist, who saw her distinctive style in her artworks.

----------------------------------------Sabie’s baptism

Sabie’s baptism

Sofia Isabelle “Sabie” Salvilla was welcomed to the Christian World recently through a baptism ceremony at the Mandurriao Church. A reception followed at the Tatoy’s Manokan Pavilion.


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