6 hrs ago
Isla de Gigantes--Newest Hidden Paradise in the Philippines
Islas de Gigantes - also known as Higantes Group of islands that are located 12 kilometers east of the town of Estancia but considered as a part of the town of Carles, Iloilo.
19 hrs ago
Historic Plaza Libertad up for rehab
THE historic Plaza Libertad located at the far end of another historic area, the Calle Real, is up for rehabilitation funded by the Department of Tourism-Tourism Infrastructure Enterprise Zone Authority of more than P4 million.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Iloilo Task Force recalls volunteers' IDs
THE Iloilo City Anti-Smoking Task Force is recalling immediately the identification cards it issued to more than 100 volunteers upon knowing through social media that some volunteers themselves are cigarette smokers.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Groundwater study conducted
A GROUNDWATER level study is currently being conducted in six towns of Iloilo province by the National Water Resources Board .
Mango and mangosteen
We were terrified over the prospect of our eating mangoes coming to an end. The smell of the fruit prevails over Shenyang's fruit stalls as the southern crop scents Dong Bei's summer.
Village officials asked to lead fight vs dengue
ILOILO City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has called on all village officials on the city to lead the battle against dengue and get rid of mosquito spawning grounds.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Rocky Road: 2nd night of The Voice of the Philippines
You'd think after the disaster of Mariah and Nikki in American Idol , Apl.de.ap, Lea Salonga, Bamboo Manalac and Sarah Geronimo would train their considerable charms into drawing out a very subdued audience.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Ship nearly capsizes in Iloilo Strait;...
The almost 360 passengers aboard the St. Gregory The Great of the 2GO shipping lines were spared from near sea disaster as the ship nearly capsized after it suffered a hole in its hull while navigating Iloilo Strait Saturday morning.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Government and Taxes
FNF Philippines and Liberal Challenges 2013-2016
Yesterday, exactly one month from the May 13, 2013 elections, the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom Manila office held a good conference, "Liberal Challenges 2013-2016" held at C3 Events Place in Greenhills, San Juan City, Metro Manila.
Cebu Pacific A319 at Manila on Jun 13th 2013, runway excursion
A Cebu Pacific Airbus A319-100, registration RP-C3197 performing flight 5J-448 from Iloilo to Manila with 95 passengers, landed on Manila's runway 24 at about 16:12L in heavy rain but temporarily veered off the runway destroying 5 runway lights before coming to a stop on the runway.
PhilPost completes delivery of social...
THE government's Philippine Postal Corp. has completed the door-to-door delivery of P1,500 cash amount to 329 senior citizen beneficiaries of the social pension program in Iloilo City.
1,000 houses set for AFP, PNP members
THE National Housing Authority is completing the construction of the first batch of housing units in Barangay Acuit, Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo earmarked for low salaried members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines , Philippine National Police , Bureau of Fire and Protection, and Bureau of Jail Management and Penology in Iloilo.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Barangays "all-out" for October polls
MEMBERS of the Liga ng mga Barangay in Iloilo City are in full support for the holding of a barangay elections in October this year.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Break from rainy days seen
State-run Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said breaks in rainfall maybe expected "lasting for a few days or weeks."
DOT launches 7 Bridges of Blessings in...
A NEW tourism product for development that focuses on existing bridges of Iloilo City was launched recently by the Department of Tourism as added attraction to domestic and foreign tourists.
W. Visayas bids 3 sites for APEC meetings
THREE sites in Western Visayas bidded to be the venue for the Ministerial Meetings of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation where the Philippines is set to be the host country.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Expatriates in UAE see remittances corroded by fees
Western Union regional vice president for the Gulf, Pakistan and Afghanistan pointed out that remittance costs from the Gulf to Asia are among the lowest in the world Every month, Cynthia Pablo sets aside 20 per cent of her salary for remittance back home.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
P3M Seal of Good Housekeeping Award goes to...
THREE village projects in Iloilo City will be funded with P1 million each to be taken from the city's cash award for being a winner of the Seal of Good Housekeeping which entitles the city to the performance challenge fund of P3 million.
Editorial: Close, open, close, open
THE Hotel and Restaurant Association of Baguio wrote President Benigno Aquino III and local officials seeking for the rehabilitation and upgrading of the Loakan Airport in a bid to host international events and conferences.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Mountain to Explore
Mt. Napulak presents a unique natural beauty. The mountain top itself is a total wonder.