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New city mayor’s program: Please include traffic and tourism

WE LEARNED of the following priorities of our Iloilo City mayor-elect Cong. Jerry Treñas when he returns to City Hall and assumes office on June 30, 2019: to build a hospital for the...

The family vote: unite the family, unite the country

IT WILL be elections six days or this coming Monday,  May 13, 2019, to choose 12 new senators, our provincial governors, vice governors, members...

Again, on our uninhabited islands

WE HAVE written four articles since 2017 about our uninhabited islands in the Philippine archipelago.  We cannot understand why  our government  has no concrete program...

Holy Week and our family

HOLY Week is a time of the year when Catholics flock to church to commemorate the sufferings of our Lord Jesus Christ who died...

A Holy Week story

BEING Holy Week, please allow us to share with you today in our column, “THE VISITS”, which is the story of a very devout woman who goes to...

Borrow from Philippine banks; no need for foreign loans

GOING back to our column of March 19th on the potentials of expanding banking service in the community, Lapsus Calami made comments about it...

Why can’t we put our acts together?

ON THE third week of September in 2016, this column discussed a serious allegation brought to the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee by Zambales’ Gov. Amor D. Deloso that China...

Potentials of expanding the service of banks

WE TALKED of the urgent need to expand banking services in our column on Wednesday last week. We wish that new Bangko Sentral governor Benjamin...

Urgent need to expand banking services

WITH DUE respect, we are sad that then Bangko Sentral  (BSP) governor Nestor A. Espenilla Jr. passed away on Feb. 23, 2019, after battling tongue cancer for more than a year. He...

Bright prospects for the rice industry in Iloilo

ONE GOOD news last week was that work on the P11.2-billion Jalaur River Multipurpose Project Phase II (JRMP II) will finally start this month, implementing the contract signed...

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