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February 15, 2005 Iloilo City, Philippines
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Alliance smashes PBO

Iloilo News: Jun Abellon

While Mayor Jerry P. Treñas is seriously pushing for the full implementation of the perimeter boundary ordinance, an alliance is strongly opposing this new traffic law which they claimed has adversely affected the riding public.

Livelihood summit seen to boost employment

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) conducted its first Livelihood Summit in Sta. Barbara yesterday, in the hope to give more jobs to the people.

  Jaro Archbishop mass
Similar to its stand in last year's Kepco controversy, the Catholic Church has vowed to oppose the entry of coal power plants anywhere in Panay . File photo shows Jaro Archbishop Msgr. Angel Lagdameo (on stage, 3 rd from left) leading the mass during the day the Sangguniang Panlalawigan decided to reject the Kepco coal plant in Banate, Iloilo.

Western Visayas Bishops issue Pastoral Letter opposing coal plants

Eight Bishops from Western Visayas and Romblon recently signed a Pastoral Letter stating their strong objection to the entry of coal-fired power plant in Iloilo .


New Negros Navigation to make Iloilo as its hub

Negros Navigation is well and alive. This was the assurance made by Mr. Sulficio Tagud, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Negros Navigation Co. dispelling rumors that the shipping company has closed shop.


PBO's full operation doomed

Tupas faces graft raps an

No abolition of Brgy. Roxas Village?

Paraw Regatta registration underway

Rebidding for unfinished portion of new IRC project sought

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

Search for miniature paraw open


A serpent on the loose

By Nelson Robles

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

By Dr. Florentino Alerta

My Brother-in-law & other stories
The Governor's Wisdom

By Johnny S. Novera

Just Right
The Piatco Fiasco

By Atty. Cyril Regalado

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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Rational Insanity

Old hearts and sweet hearts

By Brian Argos

Unusual Channel

Life is too short celebrate it with love

By Ma. Renette B. Uy

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

The Antique Perspective

The Leocadio Alonsagay Dioso Public Library

By Jun Escalona

Consumers Domain

The 2005 Budget

By Ian Seruelo

Phoenix Picks

By Ronelo Ladiao

Police force

By Francisco Lindero, Jr


Iloilo feature: Greg Sohm

Greg's voyage

“Now I'm walking again to the beat of the drum, I'm counting the steps to the door of your heart, hey now, hey now don't dream it's over, hey now, hey now when the world comes in, they come to build a wall between us you know they won't win.”

  Iloilo feature: Promenade buffet

Dine and be mesmerized in luscious culinary bliss at The Promenade

The Promenade. Currently one of Metro-Iloilo's most sought-after dining haven of meticulous Ilonggo food lovers that ceaselessly enthrall everyone with their culinary masterpieces.

CAS Alumni Homecoming set on February 18

Calling all alumni of the College of Arts and Sciences, UP in the Visayas.


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.