In spite of political differences, Mayor Jerry Treñas will request the Sangguniang Panglungsod to declare Barangay Nabitasan, La Paz under the state of calamity in this Wednesday’s regular session.
Classes at the Nabitasan Elementary School (NES) remain regular although all of its 18 classrooms are being used as evacuation center by some 500 families who lost their houses in a huge fire early morning of Saturday.
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City Mayor Jerry Treñas said the 2010 Dinagyang Festival is “the best Dinagyang ever” and has surpassed all years in terms of performance, costumes, choreography and audience impact. Treñas in a text message sent to The News Today after the performances of the 16 ati competing tribes Sunday said, “Dinagyang has reached a level of excellence
Amid the festive mood, Dinagyang 2010 remains peaceful all through out the several days of celebration.
Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI) vice president Ricardo Andrada expressed gratitude to those individuals and groups who helped in the successful holding of 2010 Dinagyang festival.
Vice Presidential candidate Sen. Loren Legarda of the Nacionalista Party vowed that she will not be a mere “spare tire” once she is elected as the country’s second highest official.
In the early 70s when Dr. Florencia R. Baban was an English literature-drama teacher at Central Philippine University, the beauteous Florence was the epitome of learning of students, faculty members and the community of CPU institution. For Dr. Baban was not only an effective teacher-lecturer but also a newspaper columnist and writer, Bible teacher and charismatic preacher.
ROXAS CITY – The political rift between Panay Mayor Dante Bermejo and opponent Licerio “Nene” Asis over the distribution of Barangay Health Workers (BHWs) cash gift has worsened.
ROXAS CITY — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in Capiz clarified the PAGASA forecast placing the province of Capiz under El Niño condition.
ROXAS CITY – The organizers for this year’s “One Visayas” celebration from March 11 to 14 here will invite President Gloria Macapagal – Arroyo to grace the opening ceremonies of the tourism event.
BACOLOD CITY — Mayor Evelio R. Leonardia will work on the improvement of the basic utilities, roads and the visibility of some Bacolod cops at the existing Granada-Vista Alegre (Abada-Escay) relocation site.
BACOLOD CITY — Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 53 recently denied the issuance of a temporary restraining order (TRO) being prayed for by a complainant against the P250 million loan of the city government with the Philippine Veterans Bank. Instead, the court set the hearing for the application for preliminary injunction on February 9, 2010 at 8:30 a.m.
The new relocation site is not covered by the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform program (CARP), Atty. Sonny Petierre, Secretary to the Mayor said yesterday.
THE material is ubiquitous because it grows abundantly everywhere and anywhere throughout the year especially in rural areas. Its potential to provide income for farmers is enormous.
AFTER the flood brought about by typhoon Frank in 2008, many Ilonggos were displaced. Thus, the Cachos (owners of Panay Electric Company) decided to build houses for them under what is now called the Jose Ma. E (Rusty)
THE first event for the Dinagyang Arts Festival cheered the crowd last January 18 for it was a cheerdance competition held at the Event Centre of SM City Iloilo. The two competing pep squads were the Jaro National High School Pep Squad and the West Visayas State University West Eagles.
December 27, 2009 will always be remembered by Iloilo Councilor Lex Tupas and Dr. Candice Alumisin Tupas because this is the day when their union was blessed by God through the Sacrament of Matrimony at the Santuario de San Antonio at Forbes Park, Makati City.