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Arroyo warns of severe power shortage in Iloilo

President Macapagal-Arroyo has warned that Iloilo would suffer ‘severe' power shortage unless there is an additional energy source.

Iloilo airport now up for auction

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Saturday ordered the Department of Finance (DOF) to begin the process of privatizing the Iloilo Airport located in Mandurriao, Iloilo City.

  Iloilo News : Iloilo Domestic Airport
The Iloilo Airport in Mandurriao district will soon be converted into a commercial and light industry complex when the airport of international standards in Cabatuan-Sta. Barbara area becomes operational.

Warring transport groups fail to paralyze transportation

Personal differences between the two warring factions of major transport groups Iloilo City Alliance of Drivers Association (Icada) and Federation of Iloilo Jeepney Operators and Drivers Association (Fijoda) resulted to an unsuccessful transport strike in Iloilo City Monday.

Iloilo News

Treñas seeks full cooperation on ‘no segregation, no collection' policy

Mayor Jerry P. Treñas is appealing to all residents of this metropolis to cooperate on the ‘no segregation, no collection' policy regarding the city's garbage collection scheme which started last April 15th.

PGMA eyes Iloilo as meat supplier to Manila

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has approved the immediate release of P10 million to help fast track the completion of the city's slaughterhouse and other needed facilities so that meat products here can be exported to Manila.

PRA seminar roadshow goes to Iloilo

Philippine Retailers Association (PRA), the country's nationally-recognized organization of retailers, brings to Iloilo the seminar 'Creating Customer Service Standards for the Retail Industry.'


Guimaras power plant project: step towardsPGMA's development agenda

The ceremonial switching on of the Guimaras Power Plant Project last week signalled the realization of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's goals of encouraging the private sector to support her agenda for job creation and provision of electricity in the barangays.


Gumising ka, Maruja
My Brother-in-law & other stories
Me and the big streamer
Without the Whitecoat
OBESITY… killing me slowly
Bridging the gap
The Elizalde and Co., Inc.
on the dot


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Sneak preview of contents

About the yearbook


Rational Insanity

Your grocery tells all

By Brian Argos

Antique in Perspective

Antique Provincial Guards charged

By Jun Escalona, Antique Bureau Chief

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


By Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Unusual Channel

The difference between like and love

By Ma. Renette B. Uy


Summer tales (Part I)

By Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

Eye Opener

Iloilo Business Hotel receipient of Gideon Bibles

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Opinion Polls

Do you believe that indeed Boracay is haven for sex tourism?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

Consumers Domain

An irresponsible military officer

By Ian Seruelo


Iloilo feature :Krua Thai

A trip to Thailand at Krua Thai

Thailand has been famous for its spicy and tasty food which most Filipinos enjoyed. From the variety of curry beef, chicken and pork to their spicy soups and dishes made of seafoods and other meat especially their very own fried rice has captured the hearts of most Filipinos specially the Ilonggos.

  Iloilo Feature : Eric de los Santos Fashion show

Eric de los Santos' Manila Fashion Gala -- A Huge Hit

Iloilo's one and only fashion prince Eric de los Santos wowed Manila's discriminating fashion aficionados last March 12 when he showcased his fabulous 70-piece collection to a jam-packed crowd at the RCBC Plaza in Makati.

Iloilo Feature :City Corporate Inn Hotel

City Corporate Inn, the best value hotel in Iloilo

Looking for a place to stay for vacation, business trip or seminar? Discover a new home right in the heart of the city just across one of Iloilo 's big universities.