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Reyes assures no whitewash on ‘hazing probe'

“We will determine whether there is probable cause,” stressed Police Regional Office (PRO-6) regional director Chief Supt. Doroteo Reyes II as he directed the investigation on the alleged hazing on 18 neophyte cops.

PGMA visits Iloilo 's 1st call center

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo visited Iloilo city's first major call center -- ePLDT Ventus at the second floor of Iloilo Supermart in Molo district yesterday, March 3.

  Iloilo News Tumanduk rally
A girl joins the Tumanduk rally to lay claim on their ancestral land.   The Tumanduk will hold its 5th Tribal People's Day on March 11-13 at Katipunan , Tapaz , Capiz.

Army, militants clash over ancestral land

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) 3rd Infantry Division and militant groups have again clashed over who really have the rights over the thousands of hectares of land in Tapaz, Capiz.


‘We will defend our gains'

The Responsible Ilonggos for Sustainable Energy (Rise), a multisectoral alliance opposing the entry of coal-fired power plants in Iloilo, once again challenged the government to let the people know the real score as to the future power situation of the region.

DOT VI clarifies exclusion of Iloilo in tourism campaign

Department of Tourism (DOT-VI) regional director Edwin Trompeta recently issued a letter of clarification on the exclusion of the Iloilo Dinagyang festival on the tourism campaign “I love Philippines Biyahe Na!”

LGUs tackle possible amendments to Local Gov't Code

The members of Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP) recently met at the Office of Political Affairs in Malacañang to tackle the concerns on the proposed amendment of the Local Government Code of 1991 (LGC).

Iloilo City, Guimaras link to promote tourism

The city of Iloilo will be linking with the island province of Guimaras to promote the tourism industry in this part of the country.

RDC endorses  Social Work Week celebration 

Social workers in Western Visayas  have found much needed support in their move towards a historic celebration of the Ruby Anniversary of their profession comes June 19.

Paraw Regatta photo contest winners bared

“Go!Go!Go!” of Rehena Sualibios of Dingle, Iloilo was voted by the judges to win the Grand Prize award in the recently concluded 33rd Iloilo Paraw Regatta Photo Competition.


Brgy. Santiago residents favor coal-fired power plant

Mayor Raul Tupas of Barotac Viejo insists majority of the people in Brgy. Santiago are in favor with the proposed coal-fired power plant by Mirant Global Philippines.


Show me your face

By Nelson Robles

Without the White Coat
Ensuring a healthy workplace

By Dr. Florentino Alerta

My Brother-in-law & other stories
Mt. Isarog

By Johnny S. Novera

Just Right
The Piatco Fiasco

By Atty. Cyril Regalado

Bridging the Gap:
The old hacienda system in Negros

By Henry Funtecha

On the DOT
Research is the lifeblood of tourism

By Atty. Helen Camarista


Iloilo Yearbook 2005

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Sneak preview of contents

About the yearbook


Rational Insanity


By Brian Argos

Unusual Channel

Movies or not

By Ma. Renette B. Uy

D.P.A (Straight from the camp)

Welcome to 6th RMG

By Francisco Lindero

The Antique Perspective

Boracay hosts 1st Qtr RDC VI meeting

By Jun Escalona

Opinion Polls

As per survey… Filipinos are the happiest people in Asia , and 6th happiest people in the world. What do you think of the survey findings?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

Consumers Domain


By Ian Seruelo

Controversions with Phoenix

Sandara's soul

By Ronelo Ladia


Iloilo feature Don Sarabia

Don Sarabia's sage thoughts

For a simple person like Don Sarabia, the world can be seen in various shades and metaphors.

  Iloilo Feature Don Rosendo Mejica

132nd Birth Anniversary of Don Rosendo M. Mejica

History remained witness to the greatness of Don Rosendo M. Mejica who founded Baluarte Elementary School as the country's first public elementary school in 1905.

Iloilo Feature Villa Marina

Take a cool summer escapade at Villa Marina

Summer is here again and the best way to refresh yourself from the heat of the season is to take a break, unwind and enjoy with your family or peers in a beach.