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  • JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN - “THERE’S NOTHING WRONG with conducting a feasibility study on the mega dam,” says Leopoldo Caballero, chairman of the Gurangan, Macaroy and Agcalaga Indigenous Peoples in Calinog, Iloilo. Caballero says he is not totally opposed to the Jalaur dam project as he wants progress for his people, too. “Gusto man namon sang progreso nga ginatawag (We want progress),” he stresses. “Pero gina siguro man namon nga sa progreso nga ina, indi man madehado ang amon sinakpan (But we also want to make sure our people are not shortchanged).”

  • JOSELITO VILLASIS - PROTESTERS TAKE TO THE STREETS of Iloilo City to denounce President Benigno Aquino III. They called for his ouster on Monday when the country’s chief executive delivered his fifth State of the Nation Address. The rallyists lamented the skyrocketing prices of rice and basic commodities while those in government pocket billions of pesos of public money.

  • TOO MUCH TRASH

    TOO MUCH TRASH

    GUIJO DUEÑAS/PN - The Iloilo Terminal Market, popularly known as “Super”, is one of the biggest generators of trash in Iloilo City. Photo shows a truck hauling garbage from the market. One trip to the city’s dumpsite in Barangay Calajunan, Mandurriao district appears not enough. More garbage bags are waiting to be removed from the market.

  • WHAT ELSE IS NEW?

    WHAT ELSE IS NEW?

    JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN - Militants in Iloilo City demand the ouster of President Benigno Aquino III during a protest timed with the chief executive’s State of the Nation Address on Monday. According to the Iloilo City Police Office, some 2,000 joined the protest.

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