3 hrs ago
Real estate firm sets aside P5B for projects
REAL estate player Cebu Landmasters Inc. is setting aside an initial investment of P5 billion in the next five years to develop an additional 200,000 square meters of floor area for several planned mixed-use developments in Cebu and Cagayan de Oro City.
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8 hrs ago
18 Ilonggos in Mers-Cov virus watch
HEALTH officials in Iloilo City are keeping watch of 18 Ilonggos who flew in last Tuesday with an overseas Filipino worker exposed to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus .
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Abaya confident major DoTC projects will happen before 2016
Despite the delays in the implementation of various transportation infrastructure projects, Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya expressed confidence that his department will be able to bid out and to award most of them before President Aquino's term ends in 2016.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Asia News Network
MANILA: Philippines revises dev''t plan, sets higher infra spending
With just two years to go before its term ends, Philippine President Aquino's administration plans to spend more on infrastructure and introduce other reforms to try to make economic growth inclusive and lift millions out of poverty.
Tigerair offers Piso fare promo
TIGERAIR Philippines is offering a Piso fare promo for travelers who book between April 20 to 22 2014 for their travel break on Jan 1 to March 31, 2015.
Iloilo River eyed as anchor in city tours
THE Department of Tourism in Western Visayas is eyeing the Iloilo River as an anchor of all city tours in Iloilo City.
In the land of Gigantes
A BOAT that had gone all too soon, and an on-the-dot appointment that called for Option B. The overnight ride would've been a leisurely 12-hour sail from the port of Cebu straight to the arms of soft-spoken Ilonggos.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
50,000 Candles Lit For World Recorda and Peace
Thousands of Filipinos joined hands to light over 50,000 candles in the name of world peace Monday night, as they attempted to set a new world record.
Iloilo City enhances anti-smoking regulation
THE Iloilo City Government is putting more teeth on the implementation of its anti-smoking ordinance by providing a comprehensive measure starting with owners of business establishments.
LOOK: Candles form PH map in 'new record'
A Filipino volunteer lights candles during the "Light of Peace in the Philippines" event in Oton, Iloilo.
Police to seal off drug-affected Brgy. 2
THE Bacolod City Police Office is planning to seal off drug-affected Barangay 2 in the wake of the series of drug raids in the village in recent weeks.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Where speed matters
THE abandoned old Bacolod Airport came alive over the weekend as 104 sports cars intensely raced against each other for the 1st Bacolod Speed Festival.
Thousands of candles form Philippine map...
Hundreds of people lined up in a dark, muddy field to form a giant map of the Philippines on Monday, in a bid to set a new world record for the largest flaming image using candles.
Iloilo to host Apec's food security confab
THE food stores in Iloilo City are ready to cater to the 1,500 guests of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation 2015 conference as the city is set to host the Ministerial Conference on Food Security from October 15 to 17, 2015.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Los Angeles Times
'Ilo Ilo' filmmaker Anthony Chen recalls the film's inspiration: Aunt Terry
When growing up in Singapore, filmmaker Anthony Chen's family had a maid from the Philippines, a woman he and his two younger brothers called Aunt Terry.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
12,000 people ready for Bayani Challenge
TWELVE thousand volunteers in Iloilo City are ready for a massive clean-up drive and construction of 34 Gawad Kalinga housing units at the San Isidro relocation site in Jaro district on Saturday, April 12. City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said the 180 barangays in the city are encouraged to create their own Facebook account showing barangay folks ... (more)
The Straits Times
A visit to my maid's hometown opened my eyes to life beyond our big little city
A reader asked this after seeing my story last Sunday about visiting the house and family of Madam Enalin Santiago, who has been working as a maid in my home for 11 years.
Safety alert up for Holy Week
THE Philippine Army, Philippine National Police , and the Land Transportation Office are raising security alert for the coming Holy Week.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Drilon to LGUs, DPWH: Promote non-motorized travel to lessen air pollution
CELEBRATING THE SENATE'S 97th ANNIVERSARY. Senate President Franklin M. Drilon addresses Senate officials and employees during the Senate's flag raising ceremony Monday, October 21. Drilon took the opportunity to thank everyone for what he calls a "selfless act" in deciding to forego plans to celebrate the annual Christmas Party in favor of ... (more)
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Jimenez: The ultimate road discipline
TWO years ago, I was asked how long does it take to instill discipline among "pasaway" drivers so that road discipline can be achieved, that is if I were to solve the problem on traffic.