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  • JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN - A man cleans this yet to be concreted part of Iloilo City’s Sen. Benigno Aquino Jr. Avenue that is being widened. There is a flurry of road widening projects in Iloilo City and suburbs in preparation for its hosting of two ministerial meetings of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit next year.

  • PRINCE GOLEZ/PN - NEW Supreme Court Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza (third from left) with Rep. Arcadio Gorriceta of Iloilo’s 2nd District and wife Suzette at the sidelines of the recent State of the Nation Address of President Benigno Aquino III at the Batasan Complex in Quezon City.

  • GUIJO DUEÑAS/PN - The old Iloilo Rehabilitation Center, created in 1911, will be converted into an extension museum of the National Museum. With a lot area of 868 square meters, it can accommodate more than a thousand prisoners.

  • BJMP6 CRS - Western Visayas tanods are not only effective force multipliers, but efficient emergency responders, too. The 10th year search for Outstanding Barangay Tanods in Western Visayas has started. The champion will receive P20,000 cash and a plaque. Photo shows the Barangay San Rafael, Mandurriao, Iloilo City tanod during a drill.

  • SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE

    SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE

    JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN - The widening of the Sen. Benigno Aquino Jr. Avenue is ongoing. Motorists are urged to stretch their patience. Iloilo City is preparing to host two ministerial meetings of the 2015 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit.

  • ART IN STONE

    ART IN STONE

    GUIJO DUEÑAS/PN - A craftsman sculpts a stone figure in Barangay Lawigan, San Joaquin, Iloilo. Art is a flourishing business in Iloilo. There are many local talented artisans waiting to be discovered.

  • GOING ORGANIC

    GOING ORGANIC

    GUIJO DUEÑAS/PN - A woman buys organically-grown pechay from this farmer selling his produce in front of the Iloilo provincial capitol during the recent organic farming summit. The government is promoting organic farming. Organic agriculture helps hold the environment from moving in a tailspin to destruction. Organic crop-raising helps manage and control human and environment wastes. Human refuse and trash are sent back to earth as natural soil enrichers. More than that, the exposure of farmers to the health hazards during the application of artificial fertilizers and pesticides would be avoided. Pesticides has hazardous impacts on farmers’ health.

  • PNA PHOTOS - Stranded commuters (right) occupy two lanes of the Marcos Highway in Santolan, Pasig City, while southbound vehicles congest amid the rainfall. Heavy vehicular traffic remains a perennial problem in Metro Manila.

  • AKLANONS TO PLANT MORE MANGROVES

    AKLANONS TO PLANT MORE MANGROVES

    AKLAN FORUM JOURNAL PHOTO - This is the Isla Capispisan mangrove forest in New Washington, Aklan. Some 81.809 hectares of mangrove areas in New Washington will be reforested this year. Mangrove areas in Batan, Nabas, Ibajay, Makato, Tangalan, and Kalibo will be reforested, too. Environment officials are pushing for the development of mangrove beach forests to protect coastal areas from storm surges.

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