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July 01, 2015 04:50 AM

By: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.

THE Iloilo Convention Center will be turned over to the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority on July 15.

Junel Divinagracia, executive director of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation-local organizing committee (LOC), confirmed the turnover.

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July 01, 2015 04:48 AM

By: Louine Hope Conserva

THE National Food Authority (NFA) assured that there is no fake rice circulating in the province of Iloilo.

Stories of fake rice first surfaced in Davao.

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July 01, 2015 04:44 AM

By: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.

BARKERS are back full time in business, based on reports reaching the Iloilo City Transportation Management and Traffic Regulation Office.

Barkers are banned by Regulation Ordinance No. 201-149.

The same ordinance defines a barker as “an individual or person who calls for or facilitates, induces or convinces commuters to board a taxi, van and bus for the purpose of extracting an amount from the driver…”

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July 01, 2015 04:40 AM

By: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.

SIXTEEN athletes from Iloilo City public school who won medals in the Palarong Pambansa 2015 in Tagum, Davao City were honored and given cash incentives by the city government.

These student athletes were presented to the media Tuesday.

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July 01, 2015 04:38 AM

By: Lara Jeunesse I. Villaruel

THE Iloilo Convention and Visitors Bureau will hold the 1st Iloilo Art Prize: A painting competition open to all Filipino painters 18 years old and above.

The competition, which is themed “Iloilo City: Moment and Memory”, will award top three paintings.

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The comprehensive water ordinance of Pavia

July 01, 2015 03:38 AM

By: Edgar Mana-ay

Last June 8, 2015 the Sangguniang Bayan of the Municipality of Pavia, Iloilo unanimously passed Regulation Ordinance No. 2015-07: “AN ORDINANCE REGULATING THE EXTRACTION OF SURFACE WATERS FROM CREEKS AND RIVERS, Read more...

Who is the true Filipino?

July 01, 2015 03:34 AM

By: Atty. Michael Henry Ll. Yusingco, LL.M

FILIPINOS always ask this question in November because on the 30th of this month we commemorate the birthday of the quintessential nationalist, Read more...

New sugar industry-11

July 01, 2015 03:26 AM

By: Modesto P. Sao-noy

BECAUSE of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program that parceled off farm lands into small units, most of the sugar lands today are undersigned for sugar cultivation. Read more...

#LoveWins, Human Society Loses

July 01, 2015 03:22 AM

By: Robert Z. Cortes

BY NOW no one has not seen those rainbow-colored #LoveWins memes. Or those rainbow-colored hearts that Twitter tacked on to the hashtag to celebrate the victory of same-sex marriage in the Land of the Free. Read more...

Master of living and working piety

July 01, 2015 03:16 AM

By: Fr. Roy Cimagala

LAST June 26 was the feast of St. Josemaria Escriva, founder of Opus Dei. It also was the 40th anniversary of his death in Rome, his transit to heaven in 1975. His cause for canonization was opened soon after his death, Read more...

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