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Rappler
LP bets in Iloilo hope to deliver for Mar, LeniLP's LOCAL BETS. Liberal Party's candidates in Iloilo City vow to continue 'Daa
LP bets in Iloilo hope to deliver for Mar, Leni
Rappler / Posted 3 hours ago
LP's LOCAL BETS. Liberal Party's candidates in Iloilo City vow to continue 'Daang Matuwid' if they win. Photo by Russel Patina ILOILO CITY, Philippines- On May 3, about 40,000 Ilonggos, clad in different shades of yellow, gathered at the Plazoleta... Read more
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Rappler
Archbishop in Mindanao slams Duterte over killingsof the strongest Catholic voices in Mindanao, the southern Philippine island gr
Archbishop in Mindanao slams Duterte over killings
Rappler / Posted 5 hours ago
of the strongest Catholic voices in Mindanao, the southern Philippine island group that is the country's poorest. Born in Iloilo City, Ledesma has served in Mindanao since 1980, when he became assistant parish priest in Siay, Zamboanga del... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aquino vows to prevent dictatorshipas a strongman in the election campaign, continues to be the popular choice amo
Aquino vows to prevent dictatorship
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 hours ago
as a strongman in the election campaign, continues to be the popular choice among the electorate. In a stump speech in Iloilo City, Mr. Aquino, who is also the commander in chief of the armed forces, called for unity among those who want to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Roxas: It’s now me against Duterteexpressed his misgivings about poll results, pointing out these did not jibe wi
Roxas: It’s now me against Duterte
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 hours ago
expressed his misgivings about poll results, pointing out these did not jibe with what he sees in his campaign rallies. In Iloilo City, Roxas declared, “We will surely win,” as he called on his fellow Ilonggos to step up their campaign, six days... Read more
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The Manila Times
DSWD’s P842-M for El Niño not for polls — AbadMay 5, 2016 1:31 am by CATHERINE S. VALENTE, REPORTER ILOILO City: Just five
DSWD’s P842-M for El Niño not for polls — Abad
The Manila Times / Posted 16 hours ago
May 5, 2016 1:31 am by CATHERINE S. VALENTE, REPORTER ILOILO City: Just five days before the May 9 elections, Budget Secretary Florencio Abad announced that P842.5 million for El Niño mitigation... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
More apprehensions on Duterte presidency raised Iloilo City – Will presidential frontrunner Rodrigo Duterte abolish the Supre
More apprehensions on Duterte presidency raised
Manila Bulletin / Posted 18 hours ago
Iloilo City – Will presidential frontrunner Rodrigo Duterte abolish the Supreme Court, too, if it gets in his way? This was the concern raised by President Aquino after Duterte threatened to close... Read more
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The Manila Times
PNoy vows to fight ‘dictator’ DuterteAND CATHERINE S. VALENTE, REPORTER DU-BONG? A sample of the ballot reportedly
PNoy vows to fight ‘dictator’ Duterte
The Manila Times / Posted 18 hours ago
AND CATHERINE S. VALENTE, REPORTER DU-BONG? A sample of the ballot reportedly distributed by the Iglesia ni Cristo. ILOILO City: President Benigno Aquino 3rd issued his toughest warning yet against Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, saying he... Read more
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Rappler
Aquino campaigns vs Duterte: Don’t be swayed by his ‘uniqueness’CAMPAIGNING FOR MAR-LENI. President Benigno S. Aquino III, LP chairman, address
Aquino campaigns vs Duterte: Don’t be swayed by his ‘uniqueness’
Rappler / Posted yesterday
CAMPAIGNING FOR MAR-LENI. President Benigno S. Aquino III, LP chairman, addresses local leaders in Iloilo City, on May 03, 2016. Photo by Robert Vinas/ Malacanang Photo Bureau) MANILA, Philippines – With a week left before Filipinos cast their vote... Read more
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Rappler
JCI Regatta opens search for 2016 Pinoy IconPoster courtesy of JCI-Regatta. ILOILO CITY, Philippines – The Junior Chamber
JCI Regatta opens search for 2016 Pinoy Icon
Rappler / Posted yesterday
Poster courtesy of JCI-Regatta. ILOILO CITY, Philippines – The Junior Chamber International (JCI-Regatta) in Iloilo has launched the Search for 2016 Pinoy Icon in its bid to give recognition to home-grown modern day Ilonggo heroes. Now on its 4th... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Robredo asks for continued support amid new survey leadVice presidential aspirant Leni Robredo. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / NINO JESUS ORBET
Robredo asks for continued support amid new survey lead
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Vice presidential aspirant Leni Robredo. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / NINO JESUS ORBETA ILOILO CITY – The new frontrunner in the vice presidential race Leni Robredo asked for continued support from the public as she takes the lead in the latest Pulse Asia... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Teen victim kills 65-year-old rape suspect in IloiloILOILO CITY, Philippines—A 19-year-old victim of rape killed her 65-year-old at
Teen victim kills 65-year-old rape suspect in Iloilo
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
ILOILO CITY, Philippines—A 19-year-old victim of rape killed her 65-year-old attacker in Barangay (village) Madanlog, San Dionisio town in Iloilo province past 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Lovely (not her real name) of Batad town told the police that she hit... Read more
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Pilipino Star
So you want to be president? A close look at those who want to lead: MIriam SantiagoPalma Defensor-Santiago ‘Miriam’ People’s Reform Party Campaign Slogan: Si Mir
So you want to be president? A close look at those who want to lead: MIriam Santiago
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
Palma Defensor-Santiago ‘Miriam’ People’s Reform Party Campaign Slogan: Si Miriam ang Sagot • Born June 15, 1945 in Iloilo City •Spouse: Narciso Santiago Jr. • Children: Narciso Santiago III, Alexander Robert Santiago • Religion: Roman... Read more
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Philboxing
DORONEO TO CHALLENGE RUSSIAN CHAMPDoroneo, a native of Iloilo City, previously won by a 3rd round knockout agains
DORONEO TO CHALLENGE RUSSIAN CHAMP
Philboxing / Posted yesterday
Doroneo, a native of Iloilo City, previously won by a 3rd round knockout against Taiwo Ali last November 13, 2015 at the Bangkok University, Thonburi Campus in Bangkok, Thailand. However, the 27-year old Doroneo (15W-12L-3D-10KOs) lost by a split... Read more
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Pilipino Star
So you want to be president? A close look at those who want to leadPalma Defensor-Santiago ‘Miriam’ People’s Reform Party Campaign Slogan: Si Mir
So you want to be president? A close look at those who want to lead
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
Palma Defensor-Santiago ‘Miriam’ People’s Reform Party Campaign Slogan: Si Miriam ang Sagot • Born June 15, 1945 in Iloilo City •Spouse: Narciso Santiago Jr. • Children: Narciso Santiago III, Alexander Robert Santiago • Religion: Roman... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Duterte admits other assetsDavao every day. That’s a service and a contribution of Pastor to the governmen
Duterte admits other assets
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
Davao every day. That’s a service and a contribution of Pastor to the government,” he added. But Roxas, in an interview at Iloilo City, scored the mayor for breaking the law. “The law is very clear,” Roxas said. “First of all, it’s not right to... Read more
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Rappler
Robredo: I need to win for the poorat boses na sa paraan ng isang mataas na opisyal ng gobyerno," Robredo said in
Robredo: I need to win for the poor
Rappler / Posted yesterday
at boses na sa paraan ng isang mataas na opisyal ng gobyerno," Robredo said in a chance interview with media in Iloilo City, where the ruling party is set to hold the first in a series of campaign rallies to wrap up its campaign. (They... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aquino urges Ilonggos:  Go 100% for Roxas, Robredocampaigns for LP standard bearer Mar Roxas and running mate Leni Robredo (Photo
Aquino urges Ilonggos:  Go 100% for Roxas, Robredo
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
campaigns for LP standard bearer Mar Roxas and running mate Leni Robredo (Photo by Joseph Vidal/ Malacañang Photo Bureau) ILOILO CITY — President Aquino and his allies in Iloilo pulled out all the stops, on Tuesday, in calling for support for... Read more
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Rappler
Roxas: Momentum is oursILOILO MITING DE AVANCE. Liberal Party candidates in Iloilo City on Tuesday, Ma
Roxas: Momentum is ours
Rappler / Posted yesterday
ILOILO MITING DE AVANCE. Liberal Party candidates in Iloilo City on Tuesday, May 3. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler ILOILO, Philippines – He has yet to top major opinion polls while his running mate has yet to gain substantial lead over her nearest... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Roxas: ‘The momentum is with us’ ILOILO CITY – As his numbers continue to rise in the surveys, Liberal Party sta
Roxas: ‘The momentum is with us’ 
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
ILOILO CITY – As his numbers continue to rise in the surveys, Liberal Party standard-bearer Mar Roxas said the momentum is with him and believes he would continue to have it until Election Day. “I think the public itself is saying who they prefer.... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aquino, Roxas and Robredo visit Jaro archbishop in Iloiloat the archbishop’s residence in Jaro District was held just a few hours before
Aquino, Roxas and Robredo visit Jaro archbishop in Iloilo
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
at the archbishop’s residence in Jaro District was held just a few hours before a miting de avance for LP candidates in Iloilo City. Also at the meeting was Senate President Franklin Drilon, Iloilo City Rep. Jerry Treñas said. Iloilo City is... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Roxas: Duterte violated law by accepting Quiboloy giftILOILO CITY – As a public official, accepting lavish gifts while in government
Roxas: Duterte violated law by accepting Quiboloy gift
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
ILOILO CITY – As a public official, accepting lavish gifts while in government service is a flagrant violation of the law, Liberal Party standard-bearer Mar Roxas reminded Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday. “Alam niyo po, malinaw na... Read more
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Rappler
Hue vote: Taking online political discussions to real lifeand young urban professionals gather to discuss politics in a meaningful manner
Hue vote: Taking online political discussions to real life
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
and young urban professionals gather to discuss politics in a meaningful manner on Sunday, May 1. Photo by Move iloilo ILOILO CITY, Philippines - While most political conversations are fought over social media as election day nears, almost 100... Read more
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Rappler
Campaign Trail: Where the candidates are, May 2-9General Mariano Alvarez in Cavite. Roxas and running mate Leni Robredo joins P
Campaign Trail: Where the candidates are, May 2-9
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
General Mariano Alvarez in Cavite. Roxas and running mate Leni Robredo joins President Benigno Aquino III in a rally in Iloilo City. Binay campaigns in the provinces of Pangasinan, La Union, and Isabela. Poe visits Quezon and Batangas... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Regularization tops Labor Day demandsMakabayan and Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) challenged presidential candidates to ban
Regularization tops Labor Day demands
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Makabayan and Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) challenged presidential candidates to ban contractualization if they get elected. In Iloilo City, about 5,000 people marched from four assembly points before converging at the Jaro District public plaza where a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aklan gov’t to investigate ‘tanim-bala’known for its powdery-white sand, turquoise waters and vibrant nightlife. MARK
Aklan gov’t to investigate ‘tanim-bala’
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
known for its powdery-white sand, turquoise waters and vibrant nightlife. MARK ALVIC ESPLANA / INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON ILOILO CITY—The provincial government of Aklan will conduct an investigation on the arrest of a man, who spent his honeymoon... Read more
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Rappler
Bacolodnon youth moved to tears by Miriam Santiagoanswers to different issues of our country,” she added. The gathering got even
Bacolodnon youth moved to tears by Miriam Santiago
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
answers to different issues of our country,” she added. The gathering got even more fired up as Santiago, who hails from Iloilo City, addressed the crowd in their native Hiligaynon. BACOLOD YOUTH. Hundreds of Bacolodnon youth gather in Bacolod... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Businessthe country and even beyond in terms of export potentials. "Savannah City, the
Business
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 5 days ago
the country and even beyond in terms of export potentials. "Savannah City, the grand flagship development of Vista Land in Iloilo City, is only 15 minutes away from the Iloilo Airport in Sta. Barbara, and 20 minutes away from Iloilo's biggest... Read more
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The Manila Times
Iloilo detainees allowed to voteApril 30, 2016 1:24 am ILOILO CITY: Detained prisoners awaiting final decision
Iloilo detainees allowed to vote
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
April 30, 2016 1:24 am ILOILO CITY: Detained prisoners awaiting final decision by the court are allowed to vote in the synchronized May 9 elections. City Comelec chief, lawyer Joemar Betita, said that in Iloilo City... Read more
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Rappler
Miriam Santiago: Opponents waiting 'to buy me out'Occidental, while his late father Gerardo Roxas was from Roxas City, Capiz. Po
Miriam Santiago: Opponents waiting 'to buy me out'
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
Occidental, while his late father Gerardo Roxas was from Roxas City, Capiz. Poe, on the other hand, traces her roots to Iloilo City, where she was abandoned when she was a baby, and to Bacolod City, where her adoptive mother, actress Susan... Read more
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Inquirier.net
More troops deployed in Capiz town after pols’ confrontationILOILO CITY—More policemen and soldiers have been deployed to President Roxas t
More troops deployed in Capiz town after pols’ confrontation
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
ILOILO CITY—More policemen and soldiers have been deployed to President Roxas town in Capiz after a confrontation Thursday between mayoral candidates and their allies. Eight policemen from the Provincial Public Safety Company of the Capiz provincial... Read more
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Rappler
Applications until May 6: Who qualifies for senior high school vouchersStatistics Authority): Angeles, Bacolod, Baguio, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu C
Applications until May 6: Who qualifies for senior high school vouchers
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
Statistics Authority): Angeles, Bacolod, Baguio, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu City, Davao City, General Santos, Iligan, Iloilo City, Lapu-lapu, Lucena, Mandaue, Olongapo, Puerto Princesa, Tacloban, Zamboanga CityHow will beneficiaries get the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Honeymooners from Boracay caught with bullets at airportILOILO CITY—A young couple who had just spent their honeymoon on the island-res
Honeymooners from Boracay caught with bullets at airport
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
ILOILO CITY—A young couple who had just spent their honeymoon on the island-resort of Boracay were detained at the Caticlan airport on Thursday for allegedly carrying bullets as they were about to board a plane for Manila. The Malay police station... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiesthe bodies of Police Officer 1 Carmelo Pajarito, 27, assigned at the Regional P
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 7 days ago
the bodies of Police Officer 1 Carmelo Pajarito, 27, assigned at the Regional Public Safety Battalion 6 in Barotac Viejo, Iloilo City, and Rex Villaluz, 43, a former soldier and a resident of Barangay Pahanocoy. The compound security guard, whose... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
El Niño dries up Panay river basins Iloilo City – Environmental officials observe that the dry spell resulting fr
El Niño dries up Panay river basins
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
Iloilo City – Environmental officials observe that the dry spell resulting from the El Niño climate phenomenon has sorely affected major river systems of Panay Island. “The physical manifestation is already... Read more
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Rappler
Roxas vows creation of Samar Island RegionAquino III ‪on May 29‬, 2015 separated Negros Occidental from Western Visayas,
Roxas vows creation of Samar Island Region
Rappler / Posted 8 days ago
Aquino III ‪on May 29‬, 2015 separated Negros Occidental from Western Visayas, or Region 6, with regional offices in Iloilo City and Negros Oriental from Central Visayas, or Region 7, with regional offices in Cebu City. Roxas said that the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Korea allocates $8M for rehab of Iloilo ports ILOILO CITY — The government of the Republic of South Korea has approved an $
Korea allocates $8M for rehab of Iloilo ports
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
ILOILO CITY — The government of the Republic of South Korea has approved an $8-million-grant to repair ports in three towns in northern Iloilo province that were damaged by Super Typhoon Yolanda. This... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Iloilo Business Park to attract BPOs, conventions Iloilo City — Metro Iloilo is gearing for the entry of more business process
Iloilo Business Park to attract BPOs, conventions
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
Iloilo City — Metro Iloilo is gearing for the entry of more business process outsourcing (BPO) companies and the hosting of major conventions. Jericho Go, senior vice president of property developer... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Cong Lilia to push for transfer of airport, jail to new locationsand construction of new government installations in the outskirts of the city,”
Cong Lilia to push for transfer of airport, jail to new locations
Zamboanga Today / Posted 9 days ago
and construction of new government installations in the outskirts of the city,” Nuño pointed out. Citing the experience of Iloilo City, Nuño said the transfer of the Zamboanga City International Airport could pave the way for the creation of a new... Read more
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Inquirier.net
400 houses turned over to ‘Yolanda’ survivorseach. The first village in Bogo, Cebu, was turned over to beneficiaries in Nov
400 houses turned over to ‘Yolanda’ survivors
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
each. The first village in Bogo, Cebu, was turned over to beneficiaries in November 2014 while the second village in Iloilo City was inaugurated in October 2015. The fourth and last village in Ormoc City is undergoing construction and will be... Read more
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The Manila Times
Specialty coffee – 20 years afterlifestyle, ECHOmarket sustainable farms and ECHOcafe in Serendra , Podium, Cent
Specialty coffee – 20 years after
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
lifestyle, ECHOmarket sustainable farms and ECHOcafe in Serendra , Podium, Centris QC mall, Davao, Cebu City, Antipolo and Iloilo City. She also is President of the Women’s Business Council of the Philippines and President of the Philippine Coffee... Read more
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Kagay-an News
Bayer and Department of Agriculture collaborate to boost adoption of hybid rice technology in the Philppines ILOILO CITY, Philippines, April 6, 2016 – Bayer, the global leader in develop
Bayer and Department of Agriculture collaborate to boost adoption of hybid rice technology in the Philppines
Kagay-an News / Posted 10 days ago
ILOILO CITY, Philippines, April 6, 2016 – Bayer, the global leader in developing rice hybrids, participated in the 2016 Rice Technology... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Binay allies in Antique now for PoePresidential candidate Senator Grace Poe ILOILO CITY—About two weeks before th
Binay allies in Antique now for Poe
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
Presidential candidate Senator Grace Poe ILOILO CITY—About two weeks before the May 9 elections, allies of Vice President Jejomar Binay in Antique province have jumped ship. The United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) in the province formally declared on... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘I’ve never been false to the Filipino people,’ says Miriam on healthsince the campaign period started on February 9. She returned to the campaign t
‘I’ve never been false to the Filipino people,’ says Miriam on health
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
since the campaign period started on February 9. She returned to the campaign trail on April 12 in her hometown, Iloilo City. Santiago was diagnosed with lung cancer in June 2014. Last year, she said the cancerous tumor in her left lung... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Back in form? Santiago stutters, trembles in Dagupan debatesince the campaign period started on February 9. She returned to the campaign t
Back in form? Santiago stutters, trembles in Dagupan debate
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
since the campaign period started on February 9. She returned to the campaign trail on April 12 in her hometown, Iloilo City. Santiago was diagnosed with lung cancer in June 2014. Last year, she said the cancerous tumor in her left lung... Read more
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The Manila Times
Housing village awarded to ‘Yolanda’ victimseach. The first village in Bogo, Cebu was turned over to beneficiaries in Novem
Housing village awarded to ‘Yolanda’ victims
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
each. The first village in Bogo, Cebu was turned over to beneficiaries in November 2014, while the second village, in Iloilo City, was inaugurated in October 2015. The fourth and last village, in Ormoc City, is undergoing construction and will... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Santiago: I won’t fail Filipino youth in next 6 yearssince the campaign period started on February 9. She returned to the campaign t
Santiago: I won’t fail Filipino youth in next 6 years
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
since the campaign period started on February 9. She returned to the campaign trail on April 12 in her hometown, Iloilo City. Santiago was diagnosed with lung cancer in June 2014. Last year, she said the cancerous tumor in her left lung... Read more
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Minda News
Duterte widens lead by 12% in April 12-17 Pulse Asia surveyhave been victims of this horrible crime. Sometimes my mouth can get the better
Duterte widens lead by 12% in April 12-17 Pulse Asia survey
Minda News / Posted 11 days ago
have been victims of this horrible crime. Sometimes my mouth can get the better of me.” CNN Philippines, in a report from Iloilo City on April 19 titled “Duterte’s ‘apology’ creates confusion,” said Duterte told reporters there that “he knows... Read more
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Inquirier.net
She’s back! Miriam raring to debatethe second presidential debate due to the treatment. On April 12, Santiago ret
She’s back! Miriam raring to debate
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
the second presidential debate due to the treatment. On April 12, Santiago returned to the campaign trail in her hometown Iloilo City. She appeared stronger and made four campus visits within a week. She will participate in the third and final... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
State of calamity declared in Iloilo, Negros Occidental due to El NiñoState of calamity declared in Iloilo, Negros Occidental due to El Niño ILOILO
State of calamity declared in Iloilo, Negros Occidental due to El Niño
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
State of calamity declared in Iloilo, Negros Occidental due to El Niño ILOILO CITY – After a grueling session last Friday, April 22, the Iloilo Provincial Board declared Iloilo under a state of calamity, paving the way for the provincial... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Resolution passed to declare Iloilo under state of calamityILOILO CITY, Philippines—The Iloilo provincial board on Friday afternoon passed
Resolution passed to declare Iloilo under state of calamity
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
ILOILO CITY, Philippines—The Iloilo provincial board on Friday afternoon passed a resolution putting the province under a state of calamity due the effects of the El Niño weather phenomenon. In a special session, the board unanimously approved the... Read more
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