August 26, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Some Ilonggo domestic workers in HK fear of losing jobs

Some Filipino domestic helpers in Hong Kong, including those from Iloilo, fear of losing their jobs as a result of the killing of nine Hong Kong nationals in the 11-hour hostage crisis at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila on Monday.

Capitol gets P3.275B for 2010 budget, AIP

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Iloilo has approved the executive budget of the province amounting to P1.584 million and the Annual Investment Program of P1.691 billion, both for 2010, during its session on Tuesday.

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WALKING FORWARD. Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog (2nd from left) with Councilors

WALKING FORWARD. Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog (2nd from left) with Councilors Plaridel Nava, Joshua Alim, Lyndon Acap, and Ely Estante lead the civic-military parade which culminated the city 's 73rd Charter day celebration yesterday.

‘73rd Charter Day celebration reveals significant memoir’

The commemoration of Iloilo’s conversion from a municipality to a charter city after 73 years is full of revelation, serving as an eye-opener for the younger generation whose sense of history may already have diminished.


Barangay, SK elections to push through October 25: COMELEC

MANILA – The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) said yesterday the October 25 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections will push through, a report of the Philippine News Agency said.

Town police chief survives slay try

A town police chief in Capiz survived an attempt on his life Monday afternoon at the Poblacion of Pilar town.

City allocates P2M for anti-dengue drive

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said there is no need to place the city under the state of calamity following the decrease in the number of dengue cases this month.

Guimaras province to upgrade hospitals

The provincial government of Guimaras is planning to upgrade all its provincial and municipal hospitals.


River cut-off channel project one of Andaya’s priorities: VM

ROXAS CITY – One of the priorities of Sigma Mayor Maria Andaya in her second term is the cut-off channel of Mambusao River project amounting to P10 million.

Australia confab fruitful: Agana

ROXAS CITY – Capiz provincial engineer Edgar Agana said the seminar-workshop on infrastructure and engineering works he attended in Sydney, Australia was successful and fruitful.

Ombud welcomes more support for Capiz caravan

The Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas said they welcome support that other sectors could extend to the caravan of government services that they will spearhead for Capiz province on September 1.


Palay harvest starts in Iloilo

Palay harvest in Iloilo province has started although only minimal, Iloilo provincial rice program coordinator, Carmelo Oren, said.

RP gov’t reiterates support to SEAFDEC AQD

The Philippine government through the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources has expressed its support to Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department that 37th foundation day recently.


Working on our attitude
Necessary roughness
Red Meat & Cancer
Nicest doctors and nurses of Iloilo Mission Hospital
Anything under the Sun
Sex Education leads to pornography
A wound the President must heal


Understanding the PAL dispute

/ Ted Aldwin Ong

Iloilo City Charter Day: What happened in 1937

/ Ben Jimena

Divorce, why not?

/ Herman M. Lagon

Hexagram 34:
The Power of the Great


Dengue Victory Over The Vectors

/ Dr. Cesar Yap, Jr.




HAVE you ever wondered why some houses, regardless of size, are more beautiful than the others? It’s a matter of choosing the right stuff to put inside it. With Arqihome opening in Iloilo City recently, Ilonggos are assured of a home that comes in good taste.

----------------------------------------Panitan Town Fiesta: A Global Festivity

Panitan Town Fiesta: A Global Festivity

PANITAN, CAPIZ – The Global Reunion, “Gab-i Sang Pagpasidungog” and Coronation Night of the Fiesta Queen and King were the highlights of this town’s recent celebration of its annual fiesta last August 7-10.

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A Blood Olympics at CPU

THE Philippine National Red Cross held the first ever Blood Olympics in Western Visayas at the Central Philippine University (CPU) recently. The project’s purpose was to make blood donation exciting for the youth amid an increasing need for more blood donors.

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Army Engineers Celebrate Anniversary

ULY and August are the anniversary months of THE 552nd Engineer Construction and 53rd Engineer Brigade, Philippine Army, respectively. To celebrate those momentous events, LtC. Nestor I Abando, CO 552ECB conceptualized a photo exhibit for their 43rd anniversary.


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