February 12, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Iloilo City celebrates Chinese New Year

Iloilo City’s Chinatown or the area along Iznart Street where most of Filipino-Chinese commercial establishments are located will again turn festive as the city celebrates on its eighth year the Chinese New Year.

Bacolaodiat Festival kicks off in Bacolod City

BACOLOD CITY — Bacolaodiat Festival 2010 will kick off today with a much-awaited myriad of activities featuring the Grand Light Parade and a Fireworks Show as the whole Filipino-Chinese community here in Bacolod and Negros Occidental welcomes the Chinese New Year. Bacolaodiat Festival Committee Chair Councilor Homer Bais yesterday said that each year the people of Bacolod celebrate the Chinese New Year

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Iznart, JM Basa and Aldeguer Streets otherwise known as the Chinatown of Iloilo City had been spruced up with Chinese lanterns in preparation for the Chinese New Year celebration today.

Iznart, JM Basa and Aldeguer Streets otherwise known as the Chinatown of Iloilo City had been spruced up with Chinese lanterns in preparation for the Chinese New Year celebration today.

The Chinese New Year in Iloilo City

Mrs. Fanny Lao Uy, president of the Iloilo Multi-Sectoral Business Organization, Inc. (IMSBOI), has always been known to dabble fearlessly into unknown fields that come out successful, just through sheer grit and determination.

Aquino-Roxas team holds Iloilo sorties

Liberal Party (LP) national candidates led by the front-runner tandem of Senators Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III and Mar Roxas is the first to hit the city and province of Iloilo as the campaign period for national positions started.


Cop found violating gun ban to face possible Maguindanao assignment

A policeman who will be arrested for violation of the Commission on Election (Comelec) total gun ban faces the risk of a possible deployment to Maguindanao province.

2nd Paraw Regatta chessfest unfolds February 20th

The second edition of the Iloilo Paraw Regatta Chess Tournament unfolds Saturday, February 20th, at the Iririmaw Hall of Breakthrough Restaurant in Arevalo district with 100 of the best players from Panay and Guimaras vying for a share of the close to P14,000 in cash prizes.

Research forum for grad school students set Saturday at WVSU

Hundreds of Master and Doctorate students of West Visayas State University College of Education will be participating in a Research Forum at the WVSU Rehearsal Room this Saturday, February 13.


10 Capiz incumbent mayors go for Gibo

ROXAS CITY – Ten incumbent municipal mayors in Capiz will probably ride with the flight of former Defense Secretary and presidential candidate Gilbert “Gibo” Teodoro of Lakas-KAMPI-CMD while two others will support Sen. Manny Villar of National Party (NP) and the remaining four mayors will go for Sen. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III of Liberal Party (LP).

Dumarao mayor bares ongoing development projects

ROXAS CITY – Dumarao Mayor Leslie Warren “Beboy” Benjamin said that several development projects are still being undertaken by his administration for 2010.

Guy kills self after he was not given money for Valentine’s day

ROXAS CITY – A 20 year-old man committed suicide after his father refused to give him money to be spent for this coming Valentine’s day.


Drilon backs Negros sugar players plea: Postpone sugar importation

Former Senator and Liberal Party senatorial candidate Franklin Drilon is supporting the pleas of the sugar industry players in Negros Occidental to postpone the planned sugar importation by the national government to a volume of 150,000 metric tons.

CLO postpones demolition of 12 illegal structures

BACOLOD CITY — Legal Officer 2 Atty. Cesar Beloria, head of the Composite Enforcement Unit–City Legal Office, said the demolition of 12 illegal structures built along San Juan Street, Purok Malipayon, Barangay 12 was postponed after the residents appealed not to implement the demolition so that they could prepare for an orderly and peaceful relocation.


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Valentine Treats at The Avenue

Valentine Treats at The Avenue

NOT every Valentine could be as special as spending it with your most adored, in a place where everything is sumptuous, breathtaking, and lavishly romantic. This month of romance, lavish your date with sumptuous food in a wonderful and relaxed setting at The Avenue.

---------------------------------------- Camella Iloilo’s Dinagyang street dancing gaiety

Camella Iloilo’s Dinagyang street dancing gaiety

THE soaring success of Camella Communities, a subsidiary of Vista Land Company and Landscapes, Inc., was recently expressed and exuded in the recent celebration of Dinagyang Festival 2010 when the company’s officers, staff, brokers, and associates participated in the street dancing tradition of the festival last January 23.

---------------------------------------- Fun for the Black Tulip

Fun for the Black Tulip

THE University of San Agustin High School Class of 1965 were like high school kids again during their 45th homecoming held in several venues last January. On the first day, the group hosted a welcome dinner and ballroom dancing at the Iloilo Grand Hotel.

---------------------------------------- National airsoft competition held in Iloilo

National airsoft competition held in Iloilo

LAST Nov. 21-22, 2009,Iloilo hosted the FIRST national close quarter combat airsoft competition in Iloilo. The event followed the “Iloilo Cup” which was held one week prior. What is airsoft anyway?


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