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Iloilo folk protest another tree-cutting plan


Environmentalists and local officials are protesting a plan to cut or uproot decades old trees in one of the city’s landmark streets to give way to a road-widening project.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

No spotlight on Iloilo, but tragedy as staggering

THE NAPOCOR power barge that was detached from its moorings by storm surge and slammed into communities along the coastline of Estancia, Iloilo. INQUIRER VISAYAS

Margie Molina’s mission is clear to her. “I just want to find my husband and bring him home,” she said. She kept praying, however, that her search would not end in the morgue of the Crisme Funeral Services where 20 bodies of those who died in the wrath of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” lay unclaimed.

Posted: November 12th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Iloilo teacher shows students heroism not just a subject


For 26 years, public school teacher Rogelio Lardera dedicated himself to honing the minds of elementary school children so they will have a bright future.

Posted: November 12th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Father and son electrocuted while repairing house damaged by ‘Yolanda’

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A father and his son were electrocuted in Calinog town in Iloilo Friday morning while repairing their house damaged by supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

Posted: November 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Iloilo City council joins bandwagon vs use of plastic bags


This city has joined the global campaign to minimize the use of plastic bags as part of efforts to preserve the environment.

Posted: November 7th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Campaign expenses discourage bets in Iloilo


There are fewer candidates for the barangay (village) elections in this city, which might be due to too much politics and high campaign expenses.

Posted: October 21st, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Jeepney drivers in Iloilo told to dispose garbage properly

A TOTAL of 70 jeepney drivers were briefed on how to protect and preserve the environment during a symposium held last month in barangay Calaparan, Arevalo, Iloilo City. Regional officer Rudito Gulmatico of the Land Transportation Office in Western Visayas served as the resource speaker. Gulmatico focused his discussion on the theme “Basurahan sa Jeepney,” [...]

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

9 hospitalized after eating at milk tea restaurant in Iloilo

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At least nine persons exhibiting symptoms of food poisoning were hospitalized in Iloilo City on Thursday after allegedly eating and drinking at a popular milk tea outlet.

Posted: September 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Iloilo groups hit ban on jeepneys in city

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Various groups in Iloilo City have raised protest against the plan to a full ban of provincial jeepneys from routes in the city.

Posted: August 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Ex-cop acquitted of Evelio Javier’s killing shot dead in Iloilo City

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A former policeman, who was acquitted of the murder charge related to the February 11, 1986 killing of former Antique Governor Evelio Javier, was shot dead in this city Wednesday evening by two unidentified men armed with assault rifles.

Posted: August 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Iloilo City without power for 5 hours as blackout hits Panay


The entire island of Panay experienced a blackout Friday night, with Iloilo City suffering the most as it went without electricity for more than five hours.

Posted: August 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Ynion concedes to Mabilog in Iloilo City’s mayoral race


Businessman Rommel Ynion has conceded defeat to reelectionist Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog in the mayoral race of Iloilo City.

Posted: May 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bitter Iloilo poll race coming to an end

LIBERAL Party leaders and supporters gather in Pavia, Iloilo, for the proclamation of senatorial and local candidates last February. LYN RILLON

The fiercely fought mayoralty race of Iloilo City comes to a close on Monday after months of often acrimonious campaigning rarely seen in the city’s recent electoral history.

Posted: May 12th, 2013 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

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  2. Filipinos, Dane re-enact crucifixion of Christ
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  4. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  7. Massive infra spending set
  8. Easter crucifixions draw huge crowds
  9. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  10. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  9. Massive infra spending set
  10. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
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  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
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  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
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  • EXO postpones release of mini album ‘Overdose’
  • ‘X-men’ filmmaker slams ‘fabricated’ sex attack claims
  • Singer Chris Brown’s bodyguard on trial in DC
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  • Italy sells luxury state cars on eBay
  • Asian shares mostly up in quiet trade
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  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Opinion

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  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

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  • Multicultural flock marks Good Friday in San Francisco
  • Las Vegas ‘Pinoy Pride’ fest hails Filipino heritage
  • Marking Jesus’ journey on Good Friday
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