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Leader of Acetylene Gang falls

A suspected leader of the notorious Acetylene Gang that police identified to have operated all over the country, is recaptured February 23.

City council grants temporary franchises to terminals

Four terminal owners who applied to operate terminals in perimeter boundary areas of the city were granted temporary franchise by the Sangguniang Panlungsod Wednesday.

New PRO-6 chief vows stronger PNP

“The Philippine National Police (PNP) must strengthen itself up,” stressed Chief Supt. Doroteo A. Reyes II, the new director of Police Regional Office (PRO-6).

  Iloilo News Quintos
Iloilo Provincial Police Office (IPPO) director Senior Supt. Efren Quintos...see related story

Barangay officials tapped in drive vs. cattle rustling

With the fiesta season coming, Iloilo Provincial Police Office (IPPO) director Senior Supt. Efren Quintos called on barangay officials of the province to closely monitor the slaughtering of cattle in the “sitios” and barangays.


New family planning program is optional

The Department of Health (DOH) program dubbed “Ligtas Buntis” does not impose to couples the use of contraceptives.

Learning Resource Centers soon in Iloilo 's 2nd district

Soon people in the second district of the province of Iloilo will have access to e-mail facilities to get in touch with their loved ones in other places and do their research using the computer technology for free.

Rotary Centennial Art Auction promotes Ilonggo artists and aid landslide victims

In line with the celebration of the Rotary Club Centennial Anniversary, an art auction was held to promote Ilonggo visual artists and sell their works for the benefit of the landslide victims of Nakar, Quezon.

Quota Int'l celebrates shatter silence week

In the light of a noble campaign to protect the rights of women and children from all forms of sexual, physical, and psychological abuses, the Quota International of Iloilo headed by its prolific President Mrs. Teresita “Chic” Layson spearheads the weeklong series of events to pursue the importance of the celebration.


Obet assures SP won't intrude on City Council

Iloilo News: Armada

Iloilo Vice Governor Roberto Armada assured they would respect the inter-governmental relations of the city and province of Iloilo as separate local government units (LGUs) relative to the move of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan to study the impact of the Perimeter Boundary Ordinance (PBO).


Pintawo: Artistic masterpiece painted beyond human soul

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

Miss Paraw Regatta 2005 crowned


Congressional mockery

By Nelson Robles

Without the White Coat
BIOMEDIS, Inc… stories that heal

By Dr. Florentino Alerta

My Brother-in-law & other stories
The walkout

By Johnny S. Novera

Just Right
The Piatco Fiasco

By Atty. Cyril Regalado

Bridging the Gap:
The beginning of Iloilo 's fishpond industry

By Henry Funtecha

On the DOT
Iloilo golf and country club gears for centennial year 2007

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

RSOG deactivated

By Francisco Lindero, Jr.

The Antique Perspective

Boracay hosts 1st Qtr RDC VI meeting

by Jun Escalona

Opinion Polls

What makes you choose to remain in Iloilo or in the Philippines and not migrate to another country?

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

EDSA what?

By Ian Seruelo

Controversions with Phoenix

Sandara's letter

By Ronelo Ladiao

Makati never sleeps!

By Joy Arbis

Opinion Polls

What makes you choose to remain in Iloilo or in the Philippines and not migrate to another country?

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Iloilo feature Nonel Gemora

Emmanuel Gemora: A servant leader of inspiration

“A servant leader is someone who leads by inspiration, industrious by heart and is not afraid to get his hands dirty in the name of social commitment” .

  Iloilo Feature Mundo 2 express

Mundo's luscious world with ‘Dos Express'

Culinary sages who have a lifetime covenant for gastronomic masterpieces usually do raving and authentic food reviews.

Iloilo Feature : Cabatuan

Cabatuan: A prosperous town and home of great cultural pride

Cabatuan, as one of Iloilo Province ' most prosperous municipality and home of great cultural wealth, will celebrate the heroism anniversary of a local hero this coming March 2, 2005 .