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Gov’t jeepney phaseout plan: Coalition in Panay is to join transport strike
by May Joven - February 26, 2017 - 12:00am
The "No To PUJ, PUB, AUV Phaseout Coalition" —consisting of various transport groups from Iloilo City and province, and from other provinces in Panay and Negros islands — yesterday declared it will participate...
ASEAN ministers lay down 6 priority programs this year
by May Joven - February 24, 2017 - 12:00am
Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay disclosed during a press conference in Boracay Island on Tuesday that six priority programs for 2017 were discussed by foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian...
2017 Dinagyang Festival; Tribu Salognon of Jaro NHS wins Ati Tribe title
by May Joven - January 24, 2017 - 12:00am
Tribu Salognon of the Jaro National High School defeated nine other contingents to successfully defend its champion’s crown in the 2017 Dinagyang Festival’s Ati Tribe Competition.
Tribu Salognon is Dinagyang Ati-Atihan champ
by May Joven - January 25, 2016 - 9:00am
Tribu Salognon of Jaro National High School emerged as this year’s champion of Dinagyang Festival Ati-Atihan category beating the last year’s champion Tribu Panayanon of Iloilo City National High School...
2nd Yolanda anniversary Panay protests: “PNoy is the greater disaster”
by May Joven - November 10, 2015 - 9:00am
At least 2,500 people in Panay island, who survived the devastation of typhoon Yolanda two years ago, on Sunday commemorated the disaster with a protest rally denouncing President Benigno Aquino III’s leadership...
Officials endorse DRR plan to APEC leaders
by May Joven - September 24, 2015 - 10:00am
Senior disaster management officials of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation have agreed to endorse the Disaster Risk Reduction Framework to their respective APEC leaders.
Dinagyang Festival 2015 Tribu Panayanon is grand slam champion
by May Joven - January 27, 2015 - 12:00am
Tribu Panayanon of the Iloilo City National High School has been declared as grand slam champion of the Dinagyang Festival 2015 after winning the Ati-Ati competition for three consecutive years now.
Nine tribes set to compete in Dinagyang Festival 2015
by May Joven - January 23, 2015 - 12:00am
With the theme “Senior Santo Niño: Hope for the Poor,” at least nine tribes will compete for this year’s  Ati-Atihan competition for the Dinagyang Festival on January 25.
Militant groups mark 66th Int'l Human Rights Day
by May Joven - December 11, 2014 - 12:00am
At least 1,000 members of sectoral organizations under Bayan-Panay marched along the major streets of this city yesterday to commemorate the 66th International Human Rights Day.
Militant groups in Panay declare PNoy, Drilon personae non grata
by May Joven - November 23, 2014 - 12:00am
After the Iloilo City Council declared journalist Manuel Mejorada personae non grata for his expose on the controversial International Convention Center, the militant groups, under Bayan-Panay in Iloilo, countered...
Archbishop leads drive for People’s Initiative
by May Joven - September 21, 2014 - 12:00am
Members of the Catholic Church in Iloilo, headed by Jaro Archbishop Angel Lagdameo, have given their full support to the People’s Initiative for the abolition of the pork barrel system in the country.
For “unexplained wealth” Journalist files case vs Mayor Mabilog
by May Joven - September 14, 2014 - 12:00am
Journalist Manuel "Boy" Mejorada on Thursday filed before the Ombudsman-Iloilo Field Office a 10-page complaint affidavit accusing City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog of hiding the true sources of the latter's income...
Gov't workers stage protest rally vs Aquino “dictatorship”
by May Joven - September 13, 2014 - 12:00am
Members of the Confederation for Unity, Recognition and Advancement of Government Employees in Panay gathered on Thursday in front of the Iloilo Hall of Justice in this city to air their protest against the so-called...
Signature drive vs pork begins in Iloilo
by May Joven - August 28, 2014 - 12:00am
Bayan Muna party-list Representative Carlos Isagani Zarate led the conduct of signature campaign to abolish the pork barrel system in this city in time with the celebration of National Heroes' Day on Monday.
Indigenous people protest Iloilo dam project
by May Joven - February 28, 2014 - 12:00am
At least 60 indigenous people (IPs), who are members of TUMANDUK (Indigenous Farmers in Defense of Land and Life), went down from their ancestral lands in the mountains, and then travelled for five hours to hold...
Aklanons show strong devotion to Sr. Sto. Niño
by May Joven - January 21, 2014 - 12:00am
Notwithstanding the Yolanda devastation, the people of Aklan still have strong faith to Sr. Sto. Niño and were even thankful that they survive the calamities through His blessings.
Pamukaw starts Dinagyang Festival
by May Joven - December 17, 2013 - 12:00am
The Dinagyang Festival fever in this city can now be felt after the Pamukaw was held Friday afternoon when 11 competing "tribes" performed at the Freedom Grandstand as a preview of their performances next year....
Earthquake jitters concerns on mega- dam project seek public hearing
by May Joven - October 31, 2013 - 12:00am
The devastation wrought by the 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Bohol prompted a group of indigenous people to support Bayan Muna's House Resolution 323, asking the national resources committee to conduct an on-site investigation...
Explosives recovered in Army-NPA clash
by May Joven - October 30, 2013 - 12:00am
An encounter between soldiers of the 82nd Infantry Battalion and New People's Army rebels in this town yesterday noon has led to the recovery of two improvised explosive devices (IEDs), assorted live ammunition and...
Archbishop leads Black Friday Vigil vs PDAF
by May Joven - September 27, 2013 - 12:00am
Fearing on the railroading of a "new mechanism" to deceive the people that pork barrel is finally abolished, Jaro Archbishop Angel Lagdameo will lead the 'Black Friday Vigil against the Priority Development Assistance...
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