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January 28, 2005 Iloilo City, Philippines
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City to initially implement Perimeter Ordinance Feb. 4

Finally, the city government will already start implementing the much-delayed perimeter boundary ordinance this coming February 4, 2005.

New police recruits deny they were mulcted

Two hundred seventy-five new police recruits denied the allegation of Atty. Joseph Celiz, assistant regional director of the National Police Commission (Napolcom), that the Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 is tolerating "palakasan" in the admission of police applicants.

  Boardmember pix
What's brewing up at the Sanguniang Panlalawigan? with the majority group holding significant committees, the self-proclamied "conscience bloc" compose of Board Members Emmanuel Gallar, Bernardo Silla, Macario Napulan and Licurgo Tirador vowed not to be used by the majority to legitimize their actions. File photo shows, from left, Vice Governor Roberto Armada, Silla, Angel Briones, Niel Tupas, Jr., Napulan and Domingo Oso (back to the camera)

Delinquent towns told to pay tax liabilities

Several municipalities in the province of Iloilo have not remitted the provincial government's share of their real property tax (RPT) collection amounting to P19,508,246.48.


Private owners take over San Miguel public market

Hundreds of market vendors at the San Miguel public market have temporarily occupied the town's public plaza after the owners of the land where the market stands took possession of the property by virtue of a writ of execution issued by the Supreme Court.

Illegal fishers still abound in northern Iloilo

Despite the governor's warning against the use of illegal fishing implements and the catching of 'balat', violators still abound in coastal towns of northern Iloilo.

Gallar resigns from Liberal Party

Finally, he made up his mind.

All systems go for WVPRISAA meet

University of San Agustin ( USA ) will host the Western Visayas Private Schools Athletic Association (WVPRISAA) regional meet slated on February 3-5, 2005

10,000 Day Care children to be dewormed

Rotary Club of Metro Iloilo provides 18,000 deworming tablets as Rotary prepares for its 100 th Anniversary on February 23, 2005 .


Bridging the Gap
The final trip of M.V. Don Isidro

By Henry Funtecha

My brother
I was in the choir

By Johnny S. Novera

Without the White Coat
FAMILY MEDICINE… taking a stand from other specialties

By Dr. Florentino Alerta

On the DOT
WV's top 3 major festivals

By Atty. Helen Camarista


Iloilo Yearbook 2005

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About the yearbook


Rational Insanity

The kingship of King

By Brian Argos

Unusual Channel

Signs of the times

By Ma. Renette B. Uy

Opinion Polls

On Dinagyang 2005: What are your observations, reactions and suggestions?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

The Antique Perspective:
New Year's resolution or revolution?

By Jun Escalona

Consumers Domain

Taxing the hungry

By Ian Seruelo

Employability skills of business graduates in Iloilo

By Dr. Philipp A.B.D. Matthys

Smart Exercise

How to lose fat -- efficiently?

By Mike Chua

Controversions with Phoenix

By Ronelo Ladiao



Art Exhibit

Big names, small works
An eclectic and exceptional painting exhibit @ Museo Iloilo

Painters and visual artists cuddle an unfathomable imagination and enigmatic artistic moods that sometimes or most of the time unleashes an unparalleled thought-provoking abstract painting that deeply mirrors the haunting yet lenient realities of life.



Plunged into the bliss of Dinagyang's merriment and devotion

Dinagyang, oh Dinagyang! The Ilonggo's spirit of revelry and eternal devotion to the Senior Sto. Ni no fueled by the invigorating drumbeats and panoramic kaleidoscope of motions, colors and enchantment filled the streets last Saturday and Sunday.