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Tupas faces graft raps anew

Iloilo News: Iloilo Province Gov. Tupas

The Peoples Graftwatch of Iloilo Inc. has criminally charged Governor Niel D. Tupas, Sr. before the Office of the Ombudsman Visayas for violation of Republic Act 3019 otherwise known as Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act.

No abolition of Brgy. Roxas Village?

There has been an issue whether Brgy. Roxas Village, City Proper should be abolished or not.

  Evelio B. Javier statue
The Evelio B. Javier monument at the San Jose town plaza named after him. see related story

PBO's full operation doomed

It seems that the scheduled full implementation of the Perimeter Boundary Ordinance (PBO) on February 16 will not materialize.


Paraw Regatta registration underway

Local sailors who wish to register and join the Paraw Regatta 2005 sailing competition can do so until the February 19 deadline.

Rebidding for unfinished portion of new IRC project sought

The “conscience bloc” in the Sangguniang Panlalawigan questioned the automatic turn over of the New Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (NIRC) Project to F. Gurrea Construction following the termination of contract with Great Asian Development Technology International Corp.

Anti-drug campaign goes ‘house-to-house'

Taking the campaign against illegal drugs into the basic unit of society, the Philippine National Police (PNP) has implemented the “house-clustering” drive to keep a tight watch on this unlawful activity in the villages.

Search for miniature paraw open

In celebration of Paraw Regatta, the SM City Iloilo, Metro Iloilo Dinagyang Jaycees and Philippine Institute of Architects – Iloilo Section are hosting a “Paraw Miniature Contest” as one of the event that will add color to the festival.


Let's be fair to Pres. GMA

By Nelson Robles

Without the White Coat
STRESS in the workplace… dealing with it

By Dr. Florentino Alerta

Consumers Domain
The 2005 Budget

By Ian Seruelo

Unusual Channel
Ways to turn down men

By Ma. Renette B. Uy

Bridging the Gap:
The old City Hall

By Henry Funtecha

On the DOT
Sail on for unity, peace and progress

By Atty. Helen Camarista


Iloilo Yearbook 2005

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Sneak preview of contents

About the yearbook


The Antique Perspective

The Leocadio Alonsagay Dioso Public Library

By Jun Escalona

Rational Insanity

Cancer of the heart

By Brian Argos

Phoenix Picks

By Ronelo Ladiao

Eye Opener

The day the city traffic closed

By Rodolfo Gumabong

Opinion Polls

Do you believe in Feng Shui, Horoscope, Fortune Tellers, Numerology, etc…? Why or why not?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

My Brother-in-law & other stories

The man who always forgets

By Johnny S. Novera


Iloilo Feature: Shamie de la Cruz

Shamie Marie dela Cruz: Unveiling the inner radiance of Ms. Dinagyang 2005

The truest measure of being a queen comes from the inner radiance of her heart and soul. Her celestial path led into the horizon of fulfilling her duty as an ambassadress of goodwill, a genuine role model to her fellow youth.

  Panay News: Salakayan Festival

Miag-ao's Salakayan Festival: A reflection of ancestral bravery and weaving wealth

The Miag-aoanons are known in the region as among the bravest people in the local history.