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Aliño leaves PRO-6 with ‘good record'

Police Regional Office (PRO-6) director Chief Supt. George L. Aliño retires from service today, February 22, leaving Camp Martin Delgado as the highest-ranking performer of police force in the country.

What was the use of RSOG?

Was the Regional Special Operations Group (RSOG) really effective in running after the drug pushers and users?

Biotechnology in agriculture to boost production—scientists

Experts from the Biotechnology Coalition of the Philippines (BCP) recently presented their latest findings indicating the big help brought by the new technology in enhancing crop production.

  Iloilo News Shanties
Shanties along Dunggon creek will be among those be affected by the Iloilo Flood Control Project when the river widening component of the project starts. (file photo) see related story

Phase 2 of Iloilo flood control project to start 2nd quarter

It seems that the “floating” Iloilo Flood Control Project (IFCP) has the chance to be completed.


Gold Medalist ANS Science team to represent WV in National Science Fair

The Antique National School Science Team that won First Place in the Regional Science Fair held last year, Dec. 7-8, 2004 in Iloilo City , will again represent Region VI in the Intel National Science Fair in U.P. Diliman

Pelikula at Lipunan 2005 entertain and educate students

PELIKULA at LIPUNAN (Cinema and Society), the annual film festival organized by Mowelfund Film Institute through the National Commission for Culture and the Arts Cinema Values Reorientation Program opens in Iloilo City last February 15, 2005.

Rotary Club celebrates Centennial Year

The twenty third of February 2005 is a milestone in civic history as Rotary Clubs all over the world celebrate the time when a certain compassionate lawyer formed a group of his profession for fellowship and charitable works.

Ilonggo artists set activities for Arts Month

In line with the celebration of Arts Month this February the artists of Iloilo City unified and organized significant activities that will strengthen and instill the value of art to the consciousness of the Ilonggos through “Bwasdango”.

First paramedical, technical school in Iloilo opens

Medicus in partnership with the Philippine Paramedical and Technical School (PPTS) offers the first in the vocational Nursing course in the Philippines .


Armada proposes goat-raising project

Vice Governor Roberto Armada sees the importance of promoting the Provincial Agriculture Office's goat-raising project.

Btac. Viejo residents deny support to Mirant's coal plant

Residents of Brgy. Satiago, Barotac Viejo, Iloilo belied reports that they registered their approval to the proposed coal-fired power plant project being proposed in their barangay by Mirant Global International.


Treñas says PBO is not the only solution to congestion

Cops check security of malls, seaports

Family drug abuse prevention program starts

Tupas, Gallar have contrasting views on airport probe

ERC affirms unbundling of Peco's power rate

Paraw Regatta to make splashes and waves

Mabugat suspends privileges of two inmates


A serpent on the loose

By Nelson Robles

Without the White Coat
BIOMEDIS, Inc… stories that heal

By Dr. Florentino Alerta

My Brother-in-law & other stories
Just a joke

By Johnny S. Novera

Just Right
The Piatco Fiasco

By Atty. Cyril Regalado

Bridging the Gap:
Fishermen's cooperatives in Kagoshima

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

The region's literature

By Brian Argos

Unusual Channel

Ready me

By Ma. Renette B. Uy

Anglophilic vent

By Roger Rueda

The Antique Perspective

Boracay hosts 1st Qtr RDC VI meeting

by Jun Escalona

Opinion Polls

Are you in favor with the government's move of increasing VAT as a revenue generation measure?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

Smart Exercise…

There's no substitute for hard work when it comes to losing body fat

By Mike Chua

Consumers Domain

Playing with the people's future

By Ian Seruelo

Phoenix Picks

By Ronelo Ladiao

Carpooling Loonies

This and that of teaching plus a lot of coffee to go with it

By Jinky Beldia

Opinion Polls

Are you in favor with the government's move of increasing VAT as a revenue generation measure?

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Iloilo feature Pintawo

Pintawo: Artistic masterpiece painted beyond human soul

Artists are born genius by heart and soul. They can transform something into one great masterpiece with his artistic touch and stroke cloaked in panoramic colors that vibrantly reflects their hidden reveries and innermost expressions.

  Iloilo Feature JCI Dennis Cunana

Dennis Cunanan, JCI National President : Upholding the will to be of service to humanity.

Dennis Cunanan might be one of today's fitting entities to earn the senatorial post of the republic in the near future but one thing remained transparent in his unending quest for excellence and lasting change:

Iloilo Ms. Paraw Winners

Miss Paraw Regatta 2005 crowned

In the essence of the annual Paraw Regatta celebration of Iloilo City as a cultural heritage and legacy from our ancestors, the search for Ms. Paraw Regatta enthralled the Ilonggos.


Paraw Regatta miniature making contest winners bared

In promotion of the annual Paraw Regatta events as one of Iloilo City 's most revered activities, the winners of the Paraw Miniature making contest were bared in the evening of February 17, 2005 at the SM City Activity Center.