Iloilo News

Friday 1st August 2014
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Iloilo Facts

Population: Approx 302,200
Longitude: 122.55
Latitude: 10.69
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Country: Philippines (PH)
Weather Station: Iloilo
(about 1 miles away)

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News Headlines

P11.2-B Iloilo dam project defended
President Aquino III defended the major P11.2-billion river dam project in Calinog, Iloilo saying that critics of the Jalaur River Multipurpose Project Phase II (jrmp-II) project hinders a half a century old dream of Ilonggo farmers for a better irrigation system. The JRMP-II, which aims to irrigate 32,000 hectares of farm and augment potable water supply for Metro Iloilo, has long been opposed ...
NBI seizes re-bagged ‘NFA rice’ in Iloilo
ILOILO CITY, Philippines---National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) operatives raided a privately owned warehouse in Iloilo early Thursday and confiscated more than 1,000 sacks of suspected National Food Authority (NFA) rice being re-bagged for commercial sale.   The raid was the first in Western Visayas after President Aquino ordered a crackdown on rice hoarders after rice prices soared amid a ...
Region 6 officials challenged to meet greening target
Western Visayas must reach its target of reforesting 19,105 hectares in the region before the end of this year’s third quarter. This was the challenge reiterated by Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Western Visayas (DENR-6) Regional Director Jim Sampulna during the Metro Iloilo Greening Project launch in Pavia, Iloilo recently.
Iloilo judges, court employees hold Black Monday protest
Judges and court employees holding office in Iloilo’s Hall of Justice in this city will continue its black Monday protest as President Benigno S. Aquino III is set to deliver his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) today. Regional Trial Court (RTC-Iloilo) spokesman, Judge Globert Justalero he and his colleagues are joining the nationwide silent protest movement purportedly pushing for ...
NBI raids Iloilo warehouse, seizes 1,000 bags of rice
National Bureau of Investigation operatives raided a privately owned warehouse in Iloilo province early Thursday and confiscated more than 1,000 sacks of suspected National Food Authority (NFA) rice being repacked for commercial sale.
Iloilo readies tourism sites, food for APEC 2015
ILOILO CITY is ready to serve the food needs of delegates of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) ministerial meetings in 2015 as well as the tourism sites the delegates wanted to see in the city, said city tourism officer Benito Jimena.
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Sports Headlines

EPA says baseball fields near landfill are safe
Baseball fields that sit near a St. Louis County landfill that is contaminated with Cold War-era nuclear waste are safe for public use, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday. The EPA began ...
Argentine football president Julio Grondona dies
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Julio Grondona, the longtime head of the Argentine Football Association, has died. He was 82.
Aboitiz Football Cup searches for new home
WITH the closure of the Aboitiz Sports Field, the biggest football tournament in Cebu, the Aboitiz Football Cup, is left without a home. The Aboitiz Football Field will be developed into a mixed-used district.
Football: QPR defender Dunne calls time on Ireland career
Republic of Ireland defender Richard Dunne announced his retirement from international football on Thursday after a 14-year career which yielded 80 caps. The 34-year-old QPR player made his debut for his country in 2000 and his last appearance was against Kazakhstan in October, 2013. "Retiring from international football has been an extremely difficult decision for me to make," Dunne told the ...
Football star Tevez's father freed after kidnapping in Argentina
BUENOS AIRES - The father of Argentine football star Carlos Tevez was kidnapped early Tuesday, July 29 before being released hours later, a lawyer for the family said. Segundo Tevez "is free, he is in good condition and has reunited with his family," lawyer Gustavo Galasso told television channel C5N. There ...
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