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Orleans seeks probe on wrong intel report

City Councilor Marietta V. Orleans is urging the Sangguniang Panlungsod Committee on Police Matters “to conduct an investigation relative to the wrong information on suicide bomber involving my vehicle white Isuzu Crosswind with Plate No. XGX 518”.

DLR gives P7.5-M worth projects to 4 Iloilo towns

Four municipalities in the province of Iloilo are lucky enough to become beneficiaries of P7.5 million worth of infrastructure projects courtesy of the Department of Land Reform (DLR) which is now headed by an Ilonggo Sec. Rene Villa.

  Iloilo News : Sidewalk Obstruction
It seems the Special Services Unit (SSU) of the Iloilo City Government is having double standards in the clearing of sidewalks and walkways in the city. While it has successfully cleared some sidewalks of obstructions, it obviously keeps a blind eye on this commercial establishment in Quezon-Texas Streets. Take notice of the LPG tanks placed in front of the establishment already occupying the sidewalk.

GSO defends purchase of expensive but durable trash bins

Won't it “smell and look good” for a progressive city like Iloilo to have an “expensive yet durable” trash bins?


ABC prexy wants whole SP to decide on fate of Brgy. Roxas Village

Liga ng mga Barangay president Marietta V. Orleans proposed that the issue on the abolition of Brgy. Roxas Village in the City Proper be taken up by the entire members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod through a Committee of the Whole.

RMO-6 readies charges vs consignee of 'hot lumber'

The hot lumber seized by the authorities from the container yard of the Sulpicio Lines last March 12 were indeed illegal as it does not have proper documents.

Treñas ‘open' to 4-day work week

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas will be consulting with officials and staff regarding the national government's four-day work week scheme.

27 Badjaos nabbed for mendicancy

Operatives of the Iloilo City Police Office apprehended 27 Badjaos in a downtown street yesterday for violation of the Anti-Mendicancy Law.


When the crook croaks
My Brother-in-law & other stories
Without the Whitecoat
Hypertensive Specialist… just below the belt
Bridging the gap
Moro Raids and Babaylan uprisings in Panay
on the dot
1st Shrine Fiesta of Nuestra Sra. De La Candelaria


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Rational Insanity

Writers should know these

By Brian Argos

Unusual Channel

My own passion and death

By Ma. Renette B. Uy



By Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

Eye Opener

55th year reunion of the once young

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Antique in Perspective

Antique braces for Japanese “Windfall”

By Jun Escalona

Hole of Justice

A different Holy Wednesday experience

By Peter Jimenea

Opinion Polls

The city's Anti Smoking ordinance was passed over a year ago… do you think it is being properly implemented? Properly monitored? Why?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

Consumers Domain

Third Party Custodian

By Ian Seruelo


Iloilo Feature: Leganes

Maiden Panaad Festival highlights Leganes Patronal Fiesta

The town of Leganes is famous for “Guiham”or wild boars during the Spanish time. This explains why the municipality started as a small settlement in what is now known as Barangay Guihaman.

  Iloilo Feature: Iloilo Grand Palace buffet

Payday royalty buffet treat @ The Grand Palace

Payday is a perfect time to treat yourself, your loved ones, and your family to the fine things of life. A luscious meal is one of the finest and most enjoyable ways to feast with your food craving passion while filling your soul.

Iloilo Feature : Ellien Gatpatan

The passions of Ellien Gatpatan

Ellien has always been a passionate lover. Her unfathomed love for arts, French language, young children, and Broadway musicals mirror the vibrant essence of her beautiful soul. Take a glimpse of her life's passions…