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Sonny Tolentino’s Iloilo City

By: Martin Genodepa AMIDST the surplus of unabashed display of angst and overabundance of surrealistic images on canvas, Sonny Tolentino’s first solo exhibition of landscapes at Mamusa Art Café is somehow a refreshing divergence. “I Don’t think I’m Going Away Anymore: Iloilo City, In Oil and Poetry” is quite a long title for an art exhibition […] The post Sonny Tolentino’s Iloilo City appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Medipeace donates 2 more ambulances to Iloilo hospitals

RESPONSE to emergency calls will now be faster as two more ambulances were added to the district hospitals in Iloilo Province. The ambulances were donated by Medipeace, a Korean non-government organization partner of the provincial government. They will be given to Aleosan District Hospital and Barotac Viejo District Hospital. Representatives from the organization led the […] The post Medipeace donates 2 more ambulances to Iloilo hospitals appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Soldiers foil rebels’ pre-anniversary plan

WHATEVER plan the New People’s Army (NPA) hatched in the central part of Iloilo province went kaput following an encounter early morning of Dec. 9, 2018 in Janiuay, Iloilo. Reports from the military indicated that troops from the Philippine Army’s 61st Infantry Battalion encountered more than 20 suspected NPA members of the Central Front Committee’s […] The post Soldiers foil rebels’ pre-anniversary plan appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Pro-Treñas councilors decry delayed pay of staff

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo FIVE councilors identified with the group of Iloilo City lone district Rep. Jerry Treñas appealed to Mayor Jose Espinosa III to sign the documents needed to process the salaries of some of their personnel who have yet to be paid for two months already. During the Sangguniang Panglungsod’s session on December 7, […] The post Pro-Treñas councilors decry delayed pay of staff appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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‘City Hall held hostage by vendors’

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo THE Iloilo City government is being held hostage by vendors at the Iloilo Central Market, according to Councilor Plaridel Nava. Nava said the city government is constantly under attack because of the proposed rehabilitation of the Central Market. Nava pointed out during the session of the Sangguniang Panlungsod on December 7, 2018 […] The post ‘City Hall held hostage by vendors’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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SCARE TACTIC : Defensor resorts to ‘fear-mongering’ over 2019 budget

THE administration of Iloilo Gov. Arthur D. Defensor Sr. has been raising many issues if the Sangguniang Panlalawigan fails to pass P3.7-billion budget for 2019 before Dec. 30, 2018. Under budgetary rules, failure to pass the 2019 budget would mean reenactment of the appropriations act for 2018. A reenacted budget would mean that new programs […] The post SCARE TACTIC : Defensor resorts to ‘fear-mongering’ over 2019 budget appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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La Paz declared ‘Batchoy Capital’

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo LA PAZ district in Iloilo City can now official claim the distinction as the capital of the world-famous batchoy. This, after the Sangguniang Panlungsod approved a resolution declaring the district as “La Paz Batchoy Capital” during its session on December 7, 2018. Councilor Candace Tupas, proponent of the resolution, said that […] The post La Paz declared ‘Batchoy Capital’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Towns, barangays lauded in PHO nutrition program

By: Gail T. Momblan THE Provincial Health Office (PHO) cited municipalities and barangays who successfully implemented programs combating malnutrition through Pasidungog sa Nutrisyon Plaque. The province continues to recognize municipalities and barangays who relentlessly extended their support to the PHO’s goal to dwindle malnourishment rate in the province, according to Dr. Maria Socorro Colmenares-Quiñon, provincial health […] The post Towns, barangays lauded in PHO nutrition program appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Mom cuts babes’ neck

A MOTHER allegedly decapitated her 7-month-old son to death Barotac Viejo, Iloilo last week. Chief Inspector Joven Arevalo, Barotac Viejo police chief, said the incident happened at the farming village of California around 3:45 p.m. of Dec. 7, 2018. The 28-year-old mother admitted to killing her son by slashing his neck with a scissor and […] The post Mom cuts babes’ neck appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Two killed, two hurt in twin stabbing incidents

TWO persons were killed while two others were wounded in separate stabbing incidents in Passi City, Iloilo evening of Dec. 8, 2018. Superintendent Arturo Fullero, Passi City police, said the incidents happened at Barangay Imbang Grande, which was celebrating its annual fiesta on Saturday. The first incident happened around 6 p.m. involving two brothers. Nieva […] The post Two killed, two hurt in twin stabbing incidents appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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2 agrarian reform groups in Negros get enterprise projects

BACOLOD CITY – Two agrarian reform beneficiary organizations (ARBOs) in southern Negros received a total of PHP900,000 in Village Level Farm-Focused Enterprise Development (VLFED) projects from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Negros Occidental-South. The recipients are Barangay Ara-al Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Association (Baarba) in La Carlota City and Sta. Rita Multi-Purpose Cooperative (SRMPC) […] The post 2 agrarian reform groups in Negros get enterprise projects appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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‘Table tennis needs gov’t support’

BACOLOD City – A top official of a sports organization in the country said that table tennis needs government support as they continue to scout athletes who could represent the country in international tournaments as well as the Olympics. Ting Ledesma, Philippine Table Tennis Federation Inc (PTTFI) president said that there are lots of potential […] The post ‘Table tennis needs gov’t support’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Re-electionist senators bask on performance

BACOLOD City – Senators Sonny Angara and JV Ejercito said they hope to get re-elected in spite of formidable contenders in the 2019 senatorial race. “We may not be popular but we have performed and delivered,” both said in a press conference here on December 8, 2018 with Senate Majority Leader Migz Zubiri at Stonehill Suites owned […] The post Re-electionist senators bask on performance appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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‘Iloilo City is a safe place for media’

By: Gail T. Momblan THE Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) assured that the city is a safe place for media practitioners. Senior Superintendent Martin Defensor, ICPO chief, expressed 100 percent commitment to the safety of media practitioners while performing their duties without fear of harassment. This was the ICPO’s response to the initiative of the Duterte […] The post ‘Iloilo City is a safe place for media’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Youth leaders trade brickbats over duties

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo THE rift between the two youth leaders in Iloilo City continues as Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Federation president and City Councilor Leila Luntao slammed the statements of the chairman of the Local Youth and Development Office (LYDO). According to Luntao, LYDO chair Jason Gregorio does not communicate with her and fails to attend […] The post Youth leaders trade brickbats over duties appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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A ‘dream come true’ for Cheska

Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres SINCE her childhood days, our charming granddaughter, Francheska Marie Dela Cruz Billones, daughter of my niece Marchea and Engr. Francis Billones, wished for a debut. “I want to feel like a real princess, even just a night,” Cheska said. So when the time came, her parents made their eldest daughter’s wish […] The post A ‘dream come true’ for Cheska appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Measles cases in WV jumps to 170

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo THE Department of Health-Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD)-6 detected 170 cases of measles in the region as of December 6, 2018. The number is up by 40 cases from 130 a month ago, according to the health department. Dr. Mary Jane R. Juanico, DOH-6 Child Health Program Medical Coordinator, also said that […] The post Measles cases in WV jumps to 170 appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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MIWD CAUGHT IN LEGAL BIND: Water district submits board nominees to both guv, city mayor

THE Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) now finds itself in a legal bind over the appointment of a new director in January 2019. Lawyer Cyril Regalado, MIWD corporate secretary, he submitted to both Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. and Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III the names the possible replacements of MIWD Director Josephine Abad-Caram […] The post MIWD CAUGHT IN LEGAL BIND: Water district submits board nominees to both guv, city mayor appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Eat moderately this Christmas

The Iloilo City Health Office (CHO) advised the public to eat moderately during Christmas parties. “Eating your favorite food is not prohibited, like if you want to eat lechon, but you should eat moderately,” said  Dr. Bernard Caspe, CHO chief. Caspe said persons who were told to avoid food that would trigger hypertension and diabetes […] The post Eat moderately this Christmas appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Korean envoy lauds start of Jalaur dam project

KOREAN Ambassador to the Philippines Han Dong-man lauded the start of the construction of the P11.2-billion Jalaur River Multi-Purpose Project Stage II (JRMP II) in Calinog, Iloilo which is funded by the Korean government. The construction commenced after the National Irrigation Administration issued the notice to proceed to Korean contractor Daewoo Engineering and Construction Co., […] The post Korean envoy lauds start of Jalaur dam project appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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