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Rebels on the offensive?

The members of the New People's Army (NPA) had again faced-off with Philippine Army men early Sunday morning.

LMP suggests proper training for schoolteachers

Alarmed with the declining literacy rate of students in the province, the League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) headed by Barotac Viejo Mayor Raul Tupas plans to hold a forum in order to know the problems of public schools.

  Iloilo News : Iloilo Slaughter House
This conventional way of slaughtering animals at the Iloilo City slaughterhouse in Molo district would soon be a thing of the past as the construction of the P5-million modern slaughterhouse in Brgy . Tacas , Jaro is now underway. file

Rabies deaths in Western Visayas on the rise

Department of Health (DOH-6) regional director Lydia D. Ramos stressed that the number of rabies cases in Western Visayas should be an “eye-opener” as it is now “very common”.


Reading program for Grade 1 pupils urged

Although classes are ending, it cannot be denied that not all of the pupils know how to read.

Btac. Viejo inks deal with Mirant for coal power plant project

Despite strong opposition from cause-oriented groups, the local government of Barotac Viejo entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Mirant Global for the proposed installation of a coal-fired power plant in Brgy . Santiago of said municipality.

City's new abattoir to rise soon

Mayor Jerry P. Treñas said the city will have its new slaughterhouse by the last quarter of the year.


Antique to present new concept for Binirayan Festival

This year's Binirayan Festival in San Jose , Antique to be held last week of April will have a new concept.

BFAR forms Visayan Sea squadron

Efforts in protecting the natural wealth of the Visayan Sea got a boost with the launching of the Visayan Sea Squadron recently.


Miriam does not want to be part of the mob

By Nelson Robles

Without the White Coat
A different kind of Food Poisoning

By Dr. Florentino Alerta

My Brother-in-law & other stories
Travelling business class

By Johnny S. Novera

Just Right
The Piatco Fiasco

By Atty. Cyril Regalado

Bridging the Gap:
Spanish ‘encomiendas' in Panay

By Henry Funtecha

On the DOT
Adaptive reuse

By Atty. Helen Camarista


Iloilo Yearbook 2005

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Rational Insanity

Diet easy in ten steps

By Brian Argos

Unusual Channel

The Secret

By Ma. Renette B. Uy


Living my best life

By Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

D.P.A (Straight from the camp)

A former 6 th RMG member has spoken

By Francisco Lindero

Opinion Polls

What is the significance of Holy Week in your life?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

Consumers Domain

Balinghoy, the state of education & health

By Ian Seruelo

Phoenix Picks

By Ronelo Ladiao


Philippine English (II)

By Roger Rueda


Iloilo Feature: Pintados de Pasi

City of Passi celebrates 7th Foundation Anniversary

In celebration of the seventh foundation anniversary of the City of Passi , a weeklong activities, commencing on March 13, was launched by the city government led by Mayor Elyzer Chavez and the Passinhon 2000, Inc.

  Iloilo Feature: Dr. Pedro Manzala

Dr. Pedro Manzala's noble advocacy

For a noble man like Dr. Pedro Manzala , service to the humanity especially to the lost youth in our society is priceless and essential in order to live life to the fullest.

Iloilo Feature: Bavaria

PJ Arañador's River!

River… smoothing cascading as it flows, murmuring beyond memory and filling one's journey into the bliss of elemental fashion. In celebration of the Second Iloilo Jetski   Competition , the JCIP Metro Iloilo Dinagyang presented River, a summer 2005 swimwear fashion show.