1 hr ago
DAP-funded projects in Western Visayas...
Projects funded by the Disbursement Acceleration Fund of President Benigno Aquino III in Western Visayas region are mostly completed and used by the recipients, according to Department of Public Works and Highways Regional Director Edilberto Tayao.
5 hrs ago
Calinog mayor cites 'bogus' IPs behind Jalaur dam opposition
Calinog Mayor Alex Centena cited some outsiders who claimed themselves as Indigenous Peoples to be those opposing the construction of P11.2-billion Jalaur River Multi-Purpose Project Stage II in Calinog, Iloilo.
9 hrs ago
Iloilo City unfazed by power crisis
MAYOR Jed Patrick Mabilog said on Wednesday that Iloilo City has enough power supply unlike in Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Marathon hearings held on Writ of Kalikasan...
THE Court of Appeals is conducting marathon hearings since early this year over a petition for the Writ of Kalikasan and subsequent issuance of a temporary environmental protection order against the Jalaur River Multi-purpose Project Stage II.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
DOH awards Sandugo regional winners
FIFTY winners composed of individuals in the government and private sector were awarded on Tuesday for their involvement in the Sandugo blood-letting campaign in Western Visayas.
Overseas-based, homegrown face-off in Mutya 2014
AFTER several months of screening from overseas Filipino communities and regional search nationwide, Mutya ng Pilipinas announces the 30 official candidates this year.
Malaysian National News Agency
Philippines' Population Expected To Hit 100th Million On July 27
KALIBO, the Philippines, July 22 -- The Philippines' population is expected to reach 100 million on July 27, Xinhua news agency reported.
WE ALL should have at least one or two close friends to confide with-someone to call when we are stressed or sad, and all the more when we are happy and celebrating the gifts of life.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Lawyers condemn JDF scrap move
HE Integrated Bar of the Philippines Cebu City Chapter condemns House Bill 4738, which seeks to abolish the Judiciary Development Fund , which was created 30 years ago.
Labor group seeks P85 wage increase
A LABOR group in Negros Occidental filed a petition for an P85 increase in minimum wage before the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board Region 6 in Iloilo City.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Glenda' death toll rises to 94
The death toll from Typhoon Glenda that barreled through Luzon and Visayas last week continued to increase, with 94 fatalities as of Sunday morning, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said.
Catholic devotees told: Medals, scapulars not magic
A priest in Jaro, Iloilo has issued a reminder to Catholic devotees that scapulars and medals have nothing to do with magic.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Expanding tourism relations with Singapore and Malaysia
The challenge to meet this goal does not depend only on traditional Philippine destinations that have been marketed abroad over and over again for many years.
1,000 poor city families benefit from DAP
A total of 1,000 families living along the river banks and other danger zones in this city are recipients of the Php100 million fund from the Development Acceleration Program of President Benigno Aquino III.
Iloilo braces for first waste-to-energy project
EVERYTHING is set for a joint venture agreement on the P1.3 billion solid waste-to-energy project at the Calajunan dumpsite, Mandurriao district, Iloilo City.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Illegal quarry in Jalaur River no proof
THE fact-finding committee created by Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. found no concrete evidence to prove that illegal sand quarry existed in Jalaur River along Sitio Pandan, Barangay Nabitasan, Leganes town.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
5th Private Sector Representatives confab slated
MORE than 200 delegates from different parts of the country are expected to participate in the 5th RDC Private Sector Representatives' National Convention on August 13-15 in Diversion21 Hotel, Benigno Aquino Drive, Iloilo City.
Typhoon cuts off Manila, five dead
THE Australian embassy is among others to voice concern over the detention of staff from a Jakarta school where police are investigating abuse claims.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Canada's 2013 DART mission to the Philippines cost $29M
A member of the Canadian military's Disaster Assistance Response Team examines a child in the Philippines, where hundreds of thousands of people were trying to rebuild after Typhoon Haiyan struck.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Coconut, Vinegar and a Whole Lotta Pork: An Introduction to Filipino Cuisine
In restaurant circles, the dreaded F-word - fusion - is usually reserved to describe some sort of disparate multi-culti combination, like sauce soubise on top of tamales.