• JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN - A driver fixes a busted tire of his passenger jeepney on Rizal-Quezon Street, Iloilo City. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board wants public utility drivers to undergo training and assessment.

  • JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN - Spiderman he’s not. This man is an electrician of Panay Electric Company, the sole power distributor in Iloilo City. He is fixing a broken power line on E. Lopez Street, Jaro district. The job is risky but somebody’s got to do it, he says.

  • JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN - A boy demonstrates to a friend how to execute a back dive in the mountain barangay of Camandag in Leon, Iloilo. The soft earth and grass serve as cushion. Leon is known as the “Vegetable Basket of Iloilo” due to its supply of asparagus, cabbages, Baguio beans, sayote, eggplants, carrots and other vegetables. A popular tourist attraction in the municipality is the Bucari Area, the “Summer Capital of Iloilo.”

  • JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN - A sugarcane farmer protests the 12-percent value-added tax on sugar during a rally at the football field of Zarraga, Iloilo. The tax will make many sugarcane farmers and planters hungrier and poorer, she says.

  • JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN - The San Lorenzo Wind Farm in Guimaras showcases 27 wind turbines with a generating capacity of 2 MW each. Photo shows one of the wind turbines. The 54-megawatt wind farm is set for inauguration on March 27, 2015.

  • ‘TODO’ WHAT?

    DOL FAJARDO/PN - Wherever you go in Aklan, you will see this tarpaulin of President Benigno Aquino III and Public Works secretary Rogelio Singson. Todo Asenso? What does that mean to the ordinary Aklanon? Can the people of the province feel the so-called asenso or progress?


    ARCHIE REY ALIPALO/PN - Firefighters from the Chamber Volunteer Fire Brigade put out a grass fire at the Reclamation Area in Bacolod City. The blaze broke out yesterday afternoon and damaged two houses made of light materials.





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