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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
In Iloilo, minors can't enter motels without a relativeILOILO CITY - Months after the issue of "survival sex" was raised in the city c
In Iloilo, minors can't enter motels without a relative
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted an hour ago
ILOILO CITY - Months after the issue of "survival sex" was raised in the city council, the Committee on Moral Recovery has formulated a scheme to address the pressing issue of prostitution among minors in the city. The committee has agreed to... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
SportsIloilo City fighters won 3-1 against host Bacolod in the Mixed Martial Arts Liv
Sports
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 7 hours ago
Iloilo City fighters won 3-1 against host Bacolod in the Mixed Martial Arts Live organized by Fist Production and held at the Benjamin Hall at 5 th Lacson Street in Bacolod City Saturday. Charlie Fernandez led the triumphant Ilonggo team by... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesThe Police Regional Office 18, which is composed of the Negros Occidental and O
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 7 hours ago
The Police Regional Office 18, which is composed of the Negros Occidental and Oriental Police Provincial Offices and Bacolod City Police Office, is set for activation next week. Senior Supt. Samuel Nacion, NOPPO officer-in-charge, yesterday said... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
800 Cebuanos gear up for 20th Milo Little OlympicsMORE or less 800 student-athletes from the city and province of Cebu are raring
800 Cebuanos gear up for 20th Milo Little Olympics
The Daily Guardian / Posted 14 hours ago
MORE or less 800 student-athletes from the city and province of Cebu are raring to join the 20th Milo Little Olympics-Visayas Leg, September 11-13, 2015, in Iloilo City. The Cebu delegation alone is comprised of 43 elementary schools and 30 schools... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Ajuy’s Tambobo Festival to launch original theme songTHE municipality of Ajuy, a second class municipality in the province of Iloilo
Ajuy’s Tambobo Festival to launch original theme song
The Daily Guardian / Posted 14 hours ago
THE municipality of Ajuy, a second class municipality in the province of Iloilo (93 kilometers away from Iloilo City) will celebrate its annual Tambobo Festival, September 8-10, 2015. “Tambobo” is Hiligaynon for “a storehouse or a storage structure... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Council urges closure of ‘smelly’ Oton piggeryRESIDENTS of three subdivisions in Mandurriao, Iloilo City who are riling again
Council urges closure of ‘smelly’ Oton piggery
The Daily Guardian / Posted 14 hours ago
RESIDENTS of three subdivisions in Mandurriao, Iloilo City who are riling against foul odor emanating from a piggery in Oton, Iloilo can make sigh of relief for now. This, as the Iloilo City Council approved September 1 a resolution “earnestly... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Councilors to challenge Lapuz cockpit votingTWO Iloilo City Councilors will challenge the outcome of the voting on the prop
Councilors to challenge Lapuz cockpit voting
The Daily Guardian / Posted 14 hours ago
TWO Iloilo City Councilors will challenge the outcome of the voting on the proposed cockpit in Lapuz district. To recall, the proposed ordinance of Councilor Lyndon Acap to grant a franchise to Rockwell and Lumber Cockpit Arena at Don Esteban... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Call center agent stabbed dead inside cemeteryA 35-YEAR-old call center employee was stabbed inside a cemetery in LaPaz, Iloi
Call center agent stabbed dead inside cemetery
The Daily Guardian / Posted 14 hours ago
A 35-YEAR-old call center employee was stabbed inside a cemetery in LaPaz, Iloilo City evening of September 2. Ricky Venta of Jambad village in Dumarao, Capiz died of two stab wounds on his back. Venta worked at the human resource department of... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
How Ilonggo pols see INC controversyIGLESIA ni Cristo’s (INC) rally which disrupted Metro Manila last week put on t
How Ilonggo pols see INC controversy
The Daily Guardian / Posted 14 hours ago
IGLESIA ni Cristo’s (INC) rally which disrupted Metro Manila last week put on the spot prominent politicians who were made to chose between rule of law and political opportunism. The rally was triggered by Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
FULL VIDEO: Grace Poe cries, recalls own adoptionSenator Grace Poe could not hold back her tears when she gave a message to adop
FULL VIDEO: Grace Poe cries, recalls own adoption
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Senator Grace Poe could not hold back her tears when she gave a message to adopted children on Wednesday as she also recalled her own experience as a foundling and an adopted child. Poe was found abandoned as an infant at a church in Iloilo City in... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Call center agent stabbed dead in IloiloILOILO - A call center agent was found dead inside Lapaz Catholic Cemetery in I
Call center agent stabbed dead in Iloilo
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted yesterday
ILOILO - A call center agent was found dead inside Lapaz Catholic Cemetery in Iloilo City on Tuesday evening. Victim Ricky Ventar had a stab wound at the back portion of the neck. Authorities recovered a cellphone beside the body of Ventar. Police... Read more
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Balita
Winners of the WV Film grants program named September 2, 2015 5:58 am ILOILO CITY, Aug. 29 – The Department of Tourism 6
Winners of the WV Film grants program named
Balita / Posted yesterday
September 2, 2015 5:58 am ILOILO CITY, Aug. 29 – The Department of Tourism 6 has named the four winners of the Western Visayas Film Grants Program of the department and CineKasimanwa. The four... Read more
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Balita
Battery of lawyers asks SET to dismiss petition questioning Poe's citizenship September 2, 2015 5:54 am By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Sept. 1 (PNA) – A batt
Battery of lawyers asks SET to dismiss petition questioning Poe's citizenship
Balita / Posted yesterday
September 2, 2015 5:54 am By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Sept. 1 (PNA) – A battery of lawyers of Senator Grace Poe on Tuesday asked the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) to... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
What is I-ACT really up to?A CAUSE-oriented group or hodge-podge of political has-beens and wannabes? Pol
What is I-ACT really up to?
The Daily Guardian / Posted yesterday
A CAUSE-oriented group or hodge-podge of political has-beens and wannabes? Political observers raised their eyebrows with the emergence of the so-called Ilonggo Alliance for Change and Transparency (I-ACT) one month before the official filing of... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
‘SUPER DRY’: Iloilo City vulnerable to El Niño, droughtILOILO City is likely to suffer from prolonged drought due to the El Niño pheno
‘SUPER DRY’: Iloilo City vulnerable to El Niño, drought
The Daily Guardian / Posted yesterday
ILOILO City is likely to suffer from prolonged drought due to the El Niño phenomenon expected to last until June 2016. Elisea “Bebet” Gozun, Climate Resiliency Team Leader of the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) BeSecure... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Ilonggos take Negros Ultra Marathon crownRUNNERS from the city and province of Iloilo ruled the recent 3rd Negros Ultra
Ilonggos take Negros Ultra Marathon crown
The Daily Guardian / Posted yesterday
RUNNERS from the city and province of Iloilo ruled the recent 3rd Negros Ultra Marathon in Bacolod City. Estileto Hijalga of Oton, Iloilo clocked 5:41:31 to snatch the championship trophy in the 50-kilometer (km) male division. It was a tight race... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
200 bikers support FitStops’ anniversarideMORE or less 200 bikers from different cycling clubs in Iloilo, Guimaras and An
200 bikers support FitStops’ anniversaride
The Daily Guardian / Posted yesterday
MORE or less 200 bikers from different cycling clubs in Iloilo, Guimaras and Antique supported FitStop’s bike for a cause August 29. The event is part of FitStop Bites and Bikes first anniversary celebration and to create awareness of biking as a... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
UNA councilors ‘hurt’ by Agado-Baronda exodusILOILO City Councilors Joshua Alim and Plaridel Nava said they were dismayed wi
UNA councilors ‘hurt’ by Agado-Baronda exodus
The Daily Guardian / Posted yesterday
ILOILO City Councilors Joshua Alim and Plaridel Nava said they were dismayed with the transfer of former partymates Julie Grace Baronda and Rodel Agado to the Liberal Party. Baronda and Agado took their oaths as new LP members August 27 before lone... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Traffic lights issue reaches Ombudsman’s attentionILOILO City Councilor Plaridel Nava confirmed that the Office of Ombudsman-Visa
Traffic lights issue reaches Ombudsman’s attention
The Daily Guardian / Posted yesterday
ILOILO City Councilor Plaridel Nava confirmed that the Office of Ombudsman-Visayas has received his letter asking for assistance in securing documents they need in the ongoing probe into alleged irregularities in the procurement and installation of... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
2nd IloYLC forges Youth ForceTHE Department of Education, iLead Trainings, and the UPV Junior Executive Soci
2nd IloYLC forges Youth Force
The Daily Guardian / Posted yesterday
THE Department of Education, iLead Trainings, and the UPV Junior Executive Society will hold the IloYOuth Leaders Congress, September 4-6, at the UP- Visayas (Iloilo City Campus) auditorium. Themed "FULL FORCE: Iloilo Youth for Nation Building", the... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Proposed cockpit in Lapuz district lostTHE Iloilo City Sangguniang Panlungsod voted down the proposed ordinance of Cou
Proposed cockpit in Lapuz district lost
The Daily Guardian / Posted yesterday
THE Iloilo City Sangguniang Panlungsod voted down the proposed ordinance of Councilor Lyndon Acap to grant a franchise to Rockwell and Lumber Cockpit Arena at Don Esteban village in Lapuz district. The ordinance needed eight votes to be approved but... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
BIR re-shuffle affects 13 RDOs Thirteen regional district officers (RDOs) of the Bureau of Internal Revenue
BIR re-shuffle affects 13 RDOs
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Thirteen regional district officers (RDOs) of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) were reshuffled by Revenue Commissioner Kim S. Jacinto-Henares to further strengthen the tax collection drive and improve the chances... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
‘Rigodon’ at the BIRThirteen regional directors of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) were reshuf
‘Rigodon’ at the BIR
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Thirteen regional directors of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) were reshuffled by Revenue Commissioner Kim S. Jacinto-Henares. The revenue agency said the move is seen to further strengthen the tax collection drive and improve the chances of... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Bullying and school disciplineOn AUGUST 20, 2015, news spread in Iloilo City and even countrywide of a freshm
Bullying and school discipline
The Daily Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
On AUGUST 20, 2015, news spread in Iloilo City and even countrywide of a freshman Hotel and Restaurant Management student who stabbed and killed his classmate inside the school campus. According to the police, constant bullying pushed the suspect to... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
City Hall execs still mum on traffic lights queriesILOILO City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog and the rest of the executive branch have
City Hall execs still mum on traffic lights queries
The Daily Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
ILOILO City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog and the rest of the executive branch have yet to reply to the questions sent by city councilors as regards the P29-million traffic lights deal. Councilor Jason Gonzales, committee on good government chair, said... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
7 ‘pushers’ nabbed in Iloilo City, provinceTHE Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) renewed its pledged to go hard again
7 ‘pushers’ nabbed in Iloilo City, province
The Daily Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
THE Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) renewed its pledged to go hard against illegal drug peddlers starting August 24. Less than a week after, IPPO units started to deliver that promise, especially on August 30 as five persons were arrested... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Bidding for ICC audio-video, lighting systems postponedTHE completion of the Iloilo Convention Center (ICC) in Mandurriao, Iloilo City
Bidding for ICC audio-video, lighting systems postponed
The Daily Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
THE completion of the Iloilo Convention Center (ICC) in Mandurriao, Iloilo City hit another snag after the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) postponed the bidding for the audio/video and lighting systems of the... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
‘Extended work days for casuals part of APEC preps’ILOILO City Vice-Mayor Jose Espinosa III said the decision to deploy casual emp
‘Extended work days for casuals part of APEC preps’
The Daily Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
ILOILO City Vice-Mayor Jose Espinosa III said the decision to deploy casual employers for additional duties from August 16 to September 15, 2015 is part of preparations for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings next month. Espinosa defended... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
PECO mulls power deal with AboitizPANAY Electric Co. (PECO) is eyeing to buy electricity from Aboitiz Power Corp.
PECO mulls power deal with Aboitiz
The Daily Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
PANAY Electric Co. (PECO) is eyeing to buy electricity from Aboitiz Power Corp. to keep up with surging demand for power in Iloilo City. Engr. Randy Pastolero, PECO vice president for operations and general manager, said they might purchase... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
TRAFFIC LIGHTS PROBE Nava questions higher prices of materials in ‘change order’ILOILO City Councilor Plaridel Nava again questioned higher prices of materials
TRAFFIC LIGHTS PROBE Nava questions higher prices of materials in ‘change order’
The Daily Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
ILOILO City Councilor Plaridel Nava again questioned higher prices of materials incurred in transferring traffic lights from Delgado-Valeria Streets to Delgado-Quezon Streets in City Proper district. Nava’s query is part of the investigation into... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
NegOcc cops pass drug testLAST FRIDAY I presented the complaint of the planters in Oriental Negros, speci
NegOcc cops pass drug test
The Daily Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
LAST FRIDAY I presented the complaint of the planters in Oriental Negros, specifically those of the Bais-Tanjay districts. Their gripe is the conversion of the “A” sugar to “B” or domestic market under Sugar Regulatory Administration Sugar Order No.... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
BPO firms urged to grant 4-month maternity leaveLAST FRIDAY I presented the complaint of the planters in Oriental Negros, speci
BPO firms urged to grant 4-month maternity leave
The Daily Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
LAST FRIDAY I presented the complaint of the planters in Oriental Negros, specifically those of the Bais-Tanjay districts. Their gripe is the conversion of the “A” sugar to “B” or domestic market under Sugar Regulatory Administration Sugar Order No.... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Port congestion blamed for cement ‘shortage’LAST FRIDAY I presented the complaint of the planters in Oriental Negros, speci
Port congestion blamed for cement ‘shortage’
The Daily Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
LAST FRIDAY I presented the complaint of the planters in Oriental Negros, specifically those of the Bais-Tanjay districts. Their gripe is the conversion of the “A” sugar to “B” or domestic market under Sugar Regulatory Administration Sugar Order No.... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
PDAO, DSWD recognize PWD-friendly businessesTHE Persons with Disability Affairs Office (PDAO)-Iloilo City and the Departmen
PDAO, DSWD recognize PWD-friendly businesses
The Daily Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
THE Persons with Disability Affairs Office (PDAO)-Iloilo City and the Department of Social and Welfare Development (DSWD-6) recently recognized three persons with disability (PWD)-friendly establishments in the city. The activity was part of the... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Let’s save our young people from the flesh tradeTHE incidence of teenagers falling for the lure of the flesh trade is becoming
Let’s save our young people from the flesh trade
The Daily Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
THE incidence of teenagers falling for the lure of the flesh trade is becoming very alarming to parents and authorities in Iloilo City. Taxi drivers have reported of ambitious teenage school girls entering lodging houses with male clients for a fee... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
RDC-6 to elect new head Sept. 4THE Regional Development Council-6 is set to elect a new chairperson Sept. 4, 2
RDC-6 to elect new head Sept. 4
The Daily Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
THE Regional Development Council-6 is set to elect a new chairperson Sept. 4, 2015, during its 3rd Quarterly Meeting at Casa Real de Iloilo, Iloilo City. The new chairperson will replace Negros Occidental governor Alfredo Marañon Jr., who vacated... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
3 killed, one hurt as truck rams treeTHREE persons died on the spot while one sustained minor injuries when their tr
3 killed, one hurt as truck rams tree
The Daily Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
THREE persons died on the spot while one sustained minor injuries when their truck smashed into a coconut. The incident took place afternoon of August 29 along the national highway at Cudionan village, San Dionisio, Iloilo. Chief Inspector Efren... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
WVSU tops med licensure examWEST Visayas State University (WVSU) in LaPaz, Iloilo City scored in academic e
WVSU tops med licensure exam
The Daily Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
WEST Visayas State University (WVSU) in LaPaz, Iloilo City scored in academic excellence again after almost all of its medicine graduates passed the Physician Licensure Exam given by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Aug. 15, 2015 in the... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Front thumbLAST FRIDAY I presented the complaint of the planters in Oriental Negros, speci
Front thumb
The Daily Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
LAST FRIDAY I presented the complaint of the planters in Oriental Negros, specifically those of the Bais-Tanjay districts. Their gripe is the conversion of the “A” sugar to “B” or domestic market under Sugar Regulatory Administration Sugar Order No.... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Lodging house bars ‘minors’ILOILO City Councilor Liezl Joy “Dylee” Zulueta-Salazar lauded a lodging house
Lodging house bars ‘minors’
The Daily Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
ILOILO City Councilor Liezl Joy “Dylee” Zulueta-Salazar lauded a lodging house refusing admission to two minors who failed to prove that they are of legal age. Salazar, committee on moral formation, women and family relations chair, said she is... Read more
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Inquirier.net
10,000 Iloilo folk light candles for peacePARTICIPANTS in this year’s Light of Peace event light candles forming a giant
10,000 Iloilo folk light candles for peace
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
PARTICIPANTS in this year’s Light of Peace event light candles forming a giant image in San Enrique town in Iloilo province on Saturday. PHOTO COURTESY OF SAN ENRIQUE LGU/DMC PHOTOGRAPHERS ILOILO CITY—Braving an intermittent drizzle, about 10,000... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
BusinessNegrenses bagged six out of eleven awards in the Western Visayas Gawad Saka Reg
Business
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
Negrenses bagged six out of eleven awards in the Western Visayas Gawad Saka Regional Awarding Ceremony, and four of them will compete in the national level. Senior Agriculturist Dina Gensola of the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist yesterday... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aquino leads Iloilo bldg inauguralILOILO CITY, Philippines—President Benigno Aquino III will lead the inauguratio
Aquino leads Iloilo bldg inaugural
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
ILOILO CITY, Philippines—President Benigno Aquino III will lead the inauguration rites for the new Iloilo Convention Center (ICC) on Sept. 14, a week before ministerial meetings of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) take place here, said... Read more
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Philboxing
PACQUIAO MULLS RUNNING AS INDEPENDENT SENATOR"Kino-consider din niya na maging independent senatorial candidate kasi mabuti
PACQUIAO MULLS RUNNING AS INDEPENDENT SENATOR
Philboxing / Posted 5 days ago
"Kino-consider din niya na maging independent senatorial candidate kasi mabuti yung ganoon walang magtampo sa kanya na mga presidentiables (He is considering in becoming an independent senatorial candidate because it would not in a way upset any of... Read more
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Rappler
Visit these 10 magical, beautiful lagoons in the PhilippinesMAGIC AND BEAUTY. There is magic in lagoons’ stillness and natural beauty, like
Visit these 10 magical, beautiful lagoons in the Philippines
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
MAGIC AND BEAUTY. There is magic in lagoons’ stillness and natural beauty, like at the Big Lagoon in El Nido, Palawan, shown here. All photos taken by Rhea Claire Madarang unless otherwise specified There is something magical about lagoons. From a... Read more
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Balita
DA urges farmers to be armed with information to prepare for impact of El Niño August 29, 2015 5:22 am ILOILO CITY, Aug. 27 — Accurate information is neces
DA urges farmers to be armed with information to prepare for impact of El Niño
Balita / Posted 5 days ago
August 29, 2015 5:22 am ILOILO CITY, Aug. 27 — Accurate information is necessary to be able to cushion the impact of the El Niño phenomenon. This was stressed by... Read more
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Balita
DA 6 expects Php1.5-B budget in 2016 August 29, 2015 5:22 am ILOILO CITY, Aug. 27 — Farmers are assured of contin
DA 6 expects Php1.5-B budget in 2016
Balita / Posted 5 days ago
August 29, 2015 5:22 am ILOILO CITY, Aug. 27 — Farmers are assured of continued support from Region 6 Department of Agriculture (DA) with its Php1.5 billion budget proposed for next year, slightly lower than its... Read more
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Balita
RDC-VI set to elect new chairman August 29, 2015 5:14 am ILOILO CITY, Aug 28 — The Regional Development Counc
RDC-VI set to elect new chairman
Balita / Posted 5 days ago
August 29, 2015 5:14 am ILOILO CITY, Aug 28 — The Regional Development Council in Western Visayas is set to hold its third quarter meeting on Sept. 4 at Casa Real of the Iloilo provincial government to elect its... Read more
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