The installation of President Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III as the 15th President of the Philippines yesterday elicited varied reactions among Ilonggos but many expressed elation, based on the report of the Philippines News Agency.
Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. will lead the new set of Iloilo provincial officials in taking their oath of office in rites today at the New Iloilo Provincial Capitol Building in Iloilo City.
The incoming governor’s son, Arthur Jr., elected representative of the Third District
Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has emphasized a three-point priority as he starts office today.
The Philippine Army’s 3rd Infantry Division claimed that the New People’s Army suffered major blows that crippled its operations in the Visayas area towards the end of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s timeline to bring the insurgency situation to an inconsequential level.
The Anilao Police Station is pursuing the six men who held-up a Ceres Liner bus Tuesday evening along Brgy. Dangula-an, some nine kilometers from Anilao town, Iloilo.
The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples is coordinating with the Social Welfare and Development Office in Iloilo City and non-government organizations supporting IPs to address the continued presence of Badjaos in the city.
Militant groups led by the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan-Panay held a farewell street action yesterday against outgoing President Gloria Arroyo.
ROXAS CITY – One hundred units of 9mm caliber pistols were distributed by the Capiz Police Provincial Office (CPPO) to its police stations
Although Senator Manuel “Mar” Roxas II did not attend the inauguration rites yesterday at Quirino Grandstand in Manila, he met with runningmate President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III hours before the ceremonies at the Aquino residence in Times Street, Quezon City.
A regional interagency committee on environmental health protection has been organized in Western Visayas to give teeth to laws that specifically safeguards water quality and demands actions on related issues, the Philippine Information Agency reported.
The Department of Labor and Employment 6 will release P1.995 million in assistance to about 400 unemployed workers in Western Visayas under its Kabuhayan Starter Kits Project, the agency said in a press release.
MANILA – The Department of Agriculture has assured the incoming administration of President Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III of stable supply and prices of basic commodities despite the damage brought by the El Niño on farm crops.
MANILA – The Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM) has asked the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to increase the power rates of the National Power Corp. by P1 per kilowatt hour.
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Iloilo Prima Galaw, the performing arts group founded by Ilonggo stage director and choreographer Romie John “SIR D” Delariarte in 2008, celebrates its 2nd year anniversary
Dancing is important to children. Apart from conditioning their body and build stamina through practice, dance is also a way of communicating through movement. By enrolling your children in dance classes, it gives them a high level of self-esteem and a positive outlook in life.
Senator Franklin Drilon led the city government officials in welcoming AyalaLand during its groundbreaking recently. Also in attendance were the project’s contractors, the Pisons (being the landowners) and the media.
The Hartman Dialysis Center has finally opened in Iloilo City. Partners Atty. Jun Borres, Dr. Blanche Garcia and Felicidad Cabrillos, warmly welcomed the guests who came for the blessing and inauguration of this modern facility.