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BACK TO WORK: PRO-6 vows to neutralize crime gangs in the region

The Philippine National Police (PNP) is “back to normal” after the unilateral ceasefire declared by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, ended yesterday January 6.

Foundation expects P10M fund for Dinagyang

The Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI) is expecting an estimated P10 million budget for the successful hosting of the city's premier festival this January.

  Paraw Regata
This early, the Iloilo Paraw Regatta Foundation have laid down its plan for the sailboat race to “make waves” on February 19-20 at Tatoy's Manokan, Villa Beach , Arevalo Iloilo City.

New BJMP-6 head sets thrusts for this year

Superintendent Rodolfo A. Rivera, newly designated officer-in-charge of the Regional Bureau of Jail Management and Penology 6 (RBJMP 6), has noted the urgent need for both office and field personnel in the region to be more responsive with their tasks and assignments.


Smooth-sailing’ start for Paraw Regatta

This early, the Iloilo Paraw Regatta Foundation have laid down its plan for the sailboat race to “make waves” on February 19-20 at Tatoy's Manokan, Villa Beach , Arevalo Iloilo City.

Court urges city to implement perimeter boundary ordinance

The Regional Trial Court issued a writ of preliminary mandatory injunction on January 5, 2005 for the city government to immediately enforce the controversial perimeter boundary ordinance (PBO) and the franchise ordinance it has granted to Iloilo Terminal and General Services Inc. (ITGSI).

Tax amnesty extended till end of January

The Iloilo provincial government's Real Property Tax amnesty has been extended until the end of this month.

Tupas to strengthen disaster council

In order to quickly respond to disasters and emergencies, Governor Niel D. Tupas Sr. is planning to strengthen the Provincial Disaster Coordinating Council (PDCC).

EMB simplifies requirements for ECC

The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) has simplified the requirements in applying for Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) in order to help establishments comply with it.

Newly elected board of directors of JCHTF and CREBA

The newly elected board of directors for year 2005 of the Jaro Cultural and Heritage Tourism Foundation, Inc...

2004 tax collection reaches P306M

The total tax collection for the province of Iloilo in the year 2004 was almost twice with that of the preceding year 2003.

The plight of the Aeta community in Boracay

For four years the Holy Rosary Parish Ati Mission (HRPAM) spearheaded by Catholic nuns dedicated their lives to serve, protect and educate a small community of Aetas in Sitio Bolabog, Barangay Balabag located in the Island of Boracay.


Without the Whitecoat
2005… the outlook of MEDICAL PRACTICE
My Brother-in-law & other stories
Father Blessing
Bridging the Gap
Fishermen's cooperatives in Kagoshima
on the dot
Back and recharged


Iloilo Yearbook 2005

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Jezer and his sand castles

JBLCF Arevalo: Soaring high with PQA Award

In what year was Sharon Cuneta bestowed the title Megastar? or what was the most expensive film ever made in the Philippines?... care to scan your mind and answer these flickering queries that reflect the grandeur, splendor and magnificence of the Philippine cinema once hailed as the Hollywood Far East?

  Hotel del Rio

Hotel del Rio and HoteLink: Gearing towards global

The world is changing rapidly. The conventional way of living is no longer applicable in the presently complicated modern world. Rocket-science dominated the previously simple and organic Filipino lifestyle. Yesterdays' Maria Clara was converted into a hip yuppie patronizing the pop culture mania.