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Safety of visitors and revelers during Dinagyang highlights assured

Chief Supt. George Aliño, regional director of the Philippine National Police, assured the safety of visitors and revelers during the two-day highlights of the Dinagyang Festival this weekend.

DENR employees call for Paragas' ouster

The unrest within the regional office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) continue to simmer.

  Dinagyang masks
A man prepares to sell colorful masks in line with the celebration of the Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo City.

GMA urged to reconsider flood control project

The Sangguniang Panglungsod on Wednesday unanimously approved a resolution urging President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and eleven other national officials to implement the Iloilo Flood Control Project (IFCP).


Ileco 3 has to pay tax liability

Third district Board Member Licurgo Tirador has called on the provincial treasurer to collect unpaid real property tax from Iloilo Electric Cooperative (Ileco 3) amounting to P1,058,504.58.

Get jobs thru text, internet

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-6) has launched its connectivity project, a new approach that would help jobseekers to find jobs through the “in-demand” technology of texting and internet.

DILG bares region's nominees for national GPK

Five local governments and a river now have the chance to represent Western Visayas in the national search for the Gawad Pangulo sa Kapaligiran (GPK).

Services sector boosts Iloilo City's growth

Iloilo City provides a critical link between goods and services. Economist Winston Padojinog stressed this during last week's economic briefing hosted by the Iloilo Business Club (IBC).


San Joaquin's ‘Pasungay'
An age-old town fiesta exhibition

If you think bullfight spectacles only happen in Spain and cockfight is the eminent traditional betting game that exists in the Philippines , then think again! In this side of the continent we do have our won bullfight.


Bridging the Gap
Training for the defense of WV vs. Japan

By Henry Funtecha

My brother
Discovering a kababayan

By Johnny S. Novera

Without the White Coat
Celecoxib… removing the fear

By Dr. Florentino Alerta

On the DOT
DOT Region VI: 2004 Accomplishment Report Executive Summary

By Atty. Helen Camarista


Iloilo Yearbook 2005

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When the unexpected happens

By Erly Garcia

The Antique Perspective

New Year's resolution or revolution?

By Jun Escalona

Opinion Polls

Dinagyang is a religious fiesta of the city… what do you like/dislike about the way we celebrate it? Why?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

Consumers Domain

Franchise to revolution

Dinagyang Section

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Bahiya's tempting ‘grill-all-you-can'

“Why go far?”... When you can have grill-all-you-can at Bahiya for 200 pesos! This is the latest and lusciously ever-tempting tag-line of the latest addition to the list of most-sought-after restaurants in the all-night alive Diversion Road.


Armand Tajanlangit

Armand Tajanlangit: A soul of unfathomed songs and music

“Don't you know you're a part of my story, don't you know you filled a few pages in me…” these lines, yes, these straightforward yet deeply poetic ....