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PRDCI out to redeem self

Debunking the allegation of Col. Oscar Lasangue that Panay Rural Development Center Inc. (PRDCI) is a front organization of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA), Andres Tionko, executive director of PRDCI, enumerated activities it had initiated which has PNP and military involvement.

San Agustin union rules out negotiations

There's no stopping the University of San Agustin Employees Union from holding a strike anytime next week, as they ruled out negotiations with the school administration.

  Panay News : Oil depot in Lapuz, Lapaz
Oil depots are considered as among the primary targets of terrorist. Authorities have employed security measures to secure oil depots along Bo. Obrero in Lapuz, LaPaz.

Security guards not well trained to detect terrorists

Senior Supt. Isagani Cuevas, deputy director for operations of Police Regional Office VI, admitted that security guards are not really well trained to detect terrorists thus could not guarantee the safety of the public in the light of security threats.


Jubilant Tupas welcomes dismissal

A jubilant Iloilo Gov. Niel D. Tupas Sr. welcomed the dismissal of the administrative complaint which a construction firm lodged against him earlier.

Rabies cases PHO

When will Ilonggos learn to become responsible dog owners?

City raises P2M from traffic violations

Thousands of erring drivers were apprehended last year for various offenses and penalized by the metro traffic enforcers, the traffic licenses section of the City Mayor's Office reported.

Be on guard against diseases associated with water shortage—IPHO

The Iloilo Provincial Health Office (IPHO) has asked the public to be vigilant against diseases associated with water shortage due to El Nino and the summer season.

PAO cites outstanding achievers in agriculture

The Iloilo Provincial Agriculture Office is set to give due recognition to outstanding farmers, individuals and organizations in the province for their outstanding performances and contributions in agriculture for year 2004 – 2005 as part of the celebration of the Semana sang Iloilo.


Aklan Vice Gov is outstanding Aklanon awardee in journalism

A multi-sectoral committee organized by the Aklan provincial government as the 2005 search for outstanding Aklanons has chosen Aklan Vice Governor Ronquillo C. Tolentino as outstanding Aklanon in the field of journalism.

Binirayan: Antiqueño's pride

The Binirayan festival in Antique will again be celebrated on April 27-29, 2005 . A brainchild of the late Governor Evelio B. Javier, it will show the history, or the legend, behind the First Malayan Settlement in Malandog, Hamtic, Antique long before the occupation of the Philippines by the Spaniards.


Stop making a noise, you hypocrites
My Brother-in-law & other stories
Talipapa Country?
Without the Whitecoat
Herbal Medicine… food supplement or guaranteed cure
Bridging the gap
The sugar boom in Western Visayas
on the dot
1st Shrine Fiesta of Nuestra Sra. De La Candelaria


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Rational Insanity

Journalism's should knows

By Brian Argos

D.P.A.(Straight from the Camp)

Taking the road less traveled

By Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Unusual Channel

The days of wine and roses

By Ma. Renette B. Uy


Desperate housewives Pinoy Style

By Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

Eye Opener

INCHS Class 1950 55 th reunion a howling success

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Opinion Polls

What do you think of the 4 day work week of government employees? Will it make them more efficient? Why?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

Consumers Domain

Mirant, dirty as coal

By Ian Seruelo


Panay Feature: Binirayan trophies

Binirayan trophies designed by international artist

The Binirayan Foundation, Inc. (BFI), official events manager of Antique's Binirayan 2005, has tapped international artist Alan Cabalfin to design the trophies to be given away in major competitions during the festivities.

  Iloilo Feature: Robinson Summer Workshop

Robinson Place Summer Fun Workshop

Summer is the perfect season for kids to learn new things. Annually, Robinsons Place Iloilo is organizing a wonderful series of activities and workshops to enhance the potential of children in developing their skills that would facilitate personal progress and confidence within them.