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"If you can't stand the heat in the dressing room, get out of the kitchen."
--Terry Venables

By Alex P. Vidal

AS local candidates prepare for a full-court press campaign sortie in the May elections, the searing heat brought by El Nino phenomenon threatens to cause some of them a terrible inconvenience, especially those with a bad history in hypertension and other physical symptoms brought by so much heat exposure.

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“I don't fight for the money. I fight for my legacy. I fight for history. I fight for my people.”

--Khabib Nurmagomedov

By Alex P. Vidal

LIKE
 Octavius and Mark Antony, the relationship between Iloilo City Mayor Jose “Joe III” Espinosa III and Iloilo Press Club (IPC) President Rommel Ynion is cool and professional.
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“Sometimes it's the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination.” -- Drake

By Alex P. Vidal
NEW YORK CITY -- Former Iloilo Vice Governor Roberto “Obet” Armada arrived in the Philippines on November 29, 2018 night from a one-month “spiritual journey” in the United States, thus he wasn’t able to “beat the deadline” for the last day of substitution and withdrawal set by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) for the May 2019 elections.

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"The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best."
--Epictetus

By Alex P. Vidal

NEW YORK CITY -- It looks like the widow of the late justice secretary Raul M. Gonzalez Sr. will have to comb Iloilo City's 180 barangays alone by her lonesome self to woo the Ilonggos' votes when the campaign for the local positions in the May Philippine elections officially begins.

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By Robbie Pangilinan 

Regional Development Council chairperson Tacloban City Mayor Cristina Gonzalez-Romualdez leads the country’s first ever joint meeting of three regional bodies to tackle issues of economic development, peace and order, and disaster resiliency.

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“The safety of the people shall be the highest law.”
-Marcus Tullius Cicero

By Alex P. Vidal

NEW YORK CITY -- Ilonggos shouldn’t consider it as a big deal that President Rodrigo R. Duterte “ignored” Iloilo City Hall’s invitation to grace the just-concluded Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo City in the Philippines.

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Millennial engineers have been hired by building solutions leader CEMEX Holdings Philippines and given the opportunity to learn and develop through the company’s Global ELO program, a year-long training at the CEMEX Monterrey headquarters in Mexico, the birthplace of the company.

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