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Neophyte soldiers vow to hunt terrorists

The newly-graduated armies have sworn their allegiances to the government as they are now enlisted as privates in the regular force of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).

Guimaras tourism seen to rise this Holy Week

All "sails” lead to Guimaras Island as Catholic faithful and tourists are expected to grace the province's popular staging of “Pagtaltal” or the reenactment of Christ's death this Lenten Holiday.


  Iloilo News : Mushrooming Children
Mushrooming children are common sight in the rural areas. The government has employed means to address the problem on our booming population but the church and other pro-life groups meet this with strong resistance.

Ex-DOH exec spills 'bitter pill' of Ligtas Buntis drive

After a long 20 years work in the government's health department, a program manager for family planning for Eastern Visayas has “come out in the open” exposing the “bitter” plan of population control in the country.


DA urges farmers to plant hybrid corn in 3rd cropping

In answer to the ongoing El Niño phenomenon, the Department of Agriculture VI called on farmers to plant hybrid corn for their third cropping.

Bravery of Filipinos who fought for freedom hailed

The three military attaches who graced the 60 th anniversary of the Liberation of Panay-Guimaras and Romblon Friday last week hailed the bravery of Filipinos who fought “not only for freedom but with love.”

Concepcion stakeholders hit coal plant EIA process

The Concepcion Alliance for Renewable Energy or Coalfree questioned the conduct of the site scoping for the proposed coal power plant in their municipality


NSO conducts Seminar-Workshop on 2003 NDHS result

To further disseminate the 2003 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), the National Statistics Office (NSO) is set to conduct a seminar workshop here in the region on March 28 to 29, 2005 at Punta Villa Resort & Conference Center in Arevalo, Iloilo City.

Army engineers to lead road project in 'reds' area

The Philippine Army Engineers will soon start the construction of Leon-San Remigio Road Project, 3 rd Infantry Division public information officer Maj. Lyndon J. Sollesta said in a statement.


How to spot an 'actor' masquerading as politician

By Nelson Robles

Without the White Coat
Pfizer's Cards… effective at 10 mg

By Dr. Florentino Alerta

My Brother-in-law & other stories

By Johnny S. Novera

Just Right
Holding the TV audience hostage (The Pacquiao-Morales post mortem)

By Atty. Cyril Regalado

Bridging the Gap:
Spanish ‘encomiendas' in Panay

By Henry Funtecha

On the DOT
The campus tourism information marathon

By Atty. Helen Camarista


Iloilo Yearbook 2005

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Rational Insanity

The fine art of moving on

By Brian Argos

Unusual Channel

B. A. G. E. T. S.

By Ma. Renette B. Uy


Fashion 101

By Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

D.P.A (Straight from the camp)

A former 6th 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

Controversions with Phoenix

Nadine's starstruck silhouette

By Ronelo Ladiao


Some anglicized Japanese words

By Roger Rueda


Iloilo Feature: Tay Quiling

Tay Quiling's passion for “Pagtaltal”

"Pagtaltal sa Guimaras” which has placed the “mango” province in the global tourism map stemmed from the divine passion of Aquilino Secusana or Tay Quiling thirty years ago.

  Iloilo Feature: Winner's Plate

Winner's Plate: A healthy dining resto famous with Singaporean cuisine

Life is all about winning. Dining is about replenishing your soul with the finest cuisine, filling your tummy to satisfy your food cravings and to stay healthy.

Iloilo Feature:Bo's Coffe Club

Bo's Coffee Shop opens @ SM Delgado

With the flourishing of specialty coffee shops in the Philippines and the growing consumer preference for fine coffee, Bo's Coffee Club is confident that it can satisfy ones personal passion for coffee.