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Firm in Makati controversy building Iloilo projects

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The construction firm dragged into the controversy over allegations of irregularities in the construction of a parking building in Makati City is implementing several major government projects in Iloilo provice.

Posted: September 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Iloilo braces for 30% land tax hike

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The people of this city should brace for higher prices of commodities, services and housing starting next year after the city council passed on Wednesday an ordinance that increases real property taxes.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Billboards of Tupas, wife rise in Iloilo


It’s too early for Christmas but Iloilo Rep. Niel “Junjun” Tupas Jr., a close ally of President Aquino, has billboards displayed in northern Iloilo province greeting “best wishes” to the public.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ rehab plans welcome but execs say: Please hurry up

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It’s about time. But please hurry up. Leaders of municipalities ravaged by Super Typhoon Yolanda welcomed President Aquino’s approval of the rebuilding blueprint for five provinces and Tacloban City. Mayor Ricky Ramirez of Medellin town in Cebu province said his constituents had been waiting for eight months for the rebuilding to get off the ground.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

NIA defends DAP funds for Iloilo dam

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The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) has defended the release of P450 million from the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) to fund a controversial P11.2-billion mega dam project in Iloilo province.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »