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MIWD, FLO Water opt for arbitration

By: Louine Hope Conserva

THE current Metro Iloilo Water District board of directors and FLO Water Resources Iloilo, Inc. agreed to put under arbitration the remaining arrears of the water firm to the bulk water supplier.

“It was agreed during our meeting that the undelivered water and FLO’s claim on the take-or-pay shall be placed under arbitration,” said Dr. Teodoro Robles, MIWD chairman of the board.

Robles said the same setup will be used for their remaining arrears with Prime Water Ventures.

“Although FLO wants us to pay them as they also have debts in the banks, we are looking at how we can address their concern as well as consider our own,” he added.

FLO Water is demanding at least P80 million from MIWD as payment for the undelivered 10,000 cubic meters daily (CMD) supply.

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GSO denies hand in clamping MOA

By: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.

THE General Services Office of the Iloilo City government denied any role in the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with a towing firm that was supposed to help implement the clamping and towing ordinance on illegally parked vehicles in the city.

Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog signed the MOA with private contractor Leny Garcia of 3L Towing Services but the mayor later withdrew his signature after leaning that the deal did not pass through proper procedure.

GSO chief Joren Sartorio told The Daily Guardian that no copy of the MOA ever reached his office.

“The MOA has not been endorsed to me or my office for any action in connection with its approval. So, how could I be responsible in any way for it?” he said.

Sartorio pointed out that any contract for supplies (including services) or property acquisition by the city goes through his office for processing.

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Direct flights to China, Korea possible this year

By: Louine Hope Conserva

THE Department of Tourism said it is possible to have direct flights from Iloilo to China and Korea this year.

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog announced during the Chinese New Year celebration last month the proposal of AirAsia for direct flights from Iloilo Airport to Xiamen, China and Incheon, South Korea.

“I have yet to talk with Mayor Mabilog about it and I don’t know whether it is chartered or regular flight he is referring to. But it is possible to have it this year depending on our compliance with the requirements,” said Atty. Helen Catalbas, DOT-6 Regional Director.

Catalbas said there are certain requirements and processes which must be complied such as product development, market development, landing rights and airlines to be used.

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October 24, 2012 12:18 AM

ENJOY A WACKY and wicked Halloween at SM City Iloilo on October 31, 2012.

The event is open to all girls and boys, 3-12 years old.

Interested participants may register and purchase a ticket worth P250 from October 15-31, 2012 at Jollibee, SM City Iloilo, SM Delgado and SM Jaro branches.

A ticket is inclusive of two (2) SM bottled water, Jollibee Meal good for two (2) persons, one (1) Ride-All-You-Can tag of SM Storyland, Mascot Show, Games and Prizes

Contestants may join in any of the following categories: Cutest Costume, Spookiest Costume and Wackiest Costume. Prizes at stake for each category are: 1st Prize-5,000 worth of SM Gift Certificates, 2nd prize-2,500 worth of SM Gift Certificates, 3rd prize-1,500 worth of SM Gift Certificates.

Costumes will be judged according to Visual Impact-30% ,Creativity-30%, Adherence to theme-30% and Stage presence-20% for a total 0f 100%.

All SM Supermalls employees, its affiliates, anchors, organizers and advertising agencies up to              the second level of infinity and consanguinity are not qualified to join this competition.

The Halloween Costume Contest is brought to you by: Cadbury, Jem Junior, Bibo, Jollibee, SM Foodcourt, SM Storyland and Picture City.

Meanwhile, other exciting events are in store for shoppers to enjoy.

On October 27, Anigumi Joukai Halloween Cosplay Party will color the stage with their beautiful costumes, 3pm at the Toy Kingdon area.

The Pavia Dog Lovers Association will hold the Bow Wow Wacky Dog Show on October 28, 2pm at the Toy Kingdom area.

A trick or treat activity is also in store for kids on October 31 10am to 3pm, wherein they can get treats from SM mall tenants.

To document your experience at SM, you can also post your wackiest Halloween photo with SM City Iloilo background and win special prizes, through the Wacky photo contest from October 27-31.

Celebrate your Halloween with SM because everything’s here for the family to enjoy!

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The ‘enemies of peace’

March 02, 2015 03:04 AM

By: Perfecto R. Yasay, Jr.

THAT MILF insurgents taking active part in the massacre of 44 SAF commandos in Mamasapano last January 25, is not disputed. As reported by Read more...

Anticipating and planning

March 02, 2015 03:15 AM

By: Fr. Roy Cimagala

THIS is a skill we should try to cultivate as early as possible. It’s actually a necessity, a vital consequence of our nature that needs to work things out Read more...

A government of lies

March 02, 2015 03:27 AM

By: Manuel “Boy” Mejorada

I AM glad to resume my column writing. It’s been five months since I wrote my last piece, and even though I was busy with fighting a legal battle over the Iloilo Read more...

Was the fate of Gen. Custer and his cavalry repeated with the SAF 44?

March 02, 2015 03:34 AM

By: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.

THE only reason for the present call for President PNoy to step down is that he is being blamed for the massacre of the 44 SAF commandos last Jan. 25 in the hands of the combined forces of MILF and the unfriendly BIFF. Read more...

Sugar men vs. BIR

March 02, 2015 03:43 AM

By: Modesto P. Sao-noy

NOT EVEN champion Manny Pacquiao and the millions of pesos and international fame he brought to the country can sway the Bureau of Internal Read more...

Mabilog admits mistake; Duterte visits Defensor

March 02, 2015 03:57 AM

By: Alex P. Vidal

“Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.” – Ben Jonson Read more...

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