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24 schools in Western Visayas hike tuition

Fewer schools in Western Visayas have increased their tuition fees this year as compared to last year.

People who died of AIDS remembered this Sunday

It's gonna be a red dress day for advocates of the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial this Sunday, May 15, 2005.

  Iloilo News: Palarong Pambansa Boxing
A. Chris Fernandez
Western Visayas's Allan Magno (right) showed his boxing prowess in the Mosquito Weight Division by winning the gold medal in Thursday's final match.

Ombudsman reconsiders 6-month suspension on Igbaras mayor, stays firm on 2 other town execs

Good news and bad news for Igbaras Mayor Jaime Esmeralda.


NBI arrests security guard for rape of 3 minor stepkids

Operatives of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) here arrested Wednesday a security guard of a local bar in Cabatuan, Iloilo charged of allegedly raping his three stepdaughters. 

Ma of 'mental' fugitive helped son escape, says IRC warden

Search and manhunt operation continue and further widened to cover city barangays as the infamous escape of a ‘mental' detainee of the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) entered the second week. 

Iloilo is secured by 1.06 million bags of rice

The government through the National Food Authority (NFA) here makes certain that rice supply is very sufficient.

New Task Group Waterfront intensifies operation

Task Group Waterfront has intensified its operations against criminality, illegal drugs, wanted persons and other forms of lawlessness upon the assumption of Chief Supt. Doroteo A. Reyes II as Regional Director of Police Regional Office 6.


Pain is nothing, winning is everything for this NCR tanker


as of 4:00 p.m. , May 13, 2005


Mrs. Treñas must beware
Unusual Channel
Of twisted heart and of being brain dead
Consumers Domain
ADB's meddling
Bridging the gap
Zhuhai, China's residential haven
on the dot
The economics of tourism
Without the Whitecoat
Family Practice… let them feel our presence


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Victory for the people?

Rational Insanity

Kindred spirits

By Bryan Mari Argos

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

"Good-to-believe" stories

By Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Antique in Perspective

Binirayan 2005 a successful festival

By Jun Escalona, Antique Bureau Chief


Hell hath no fury

By Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

Opinion Polls

Congress is set to deliberate on what should be our official medium of instruction. In your opinion which do you prefer – English or Filipino? Why?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

Eye Opener

Pray to God for rain

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

My Brother-in-law & other stories


By Johnny P. Novera


Gawad Kalinga

Conceiving hope in Concepcion

Concepcion, known for its beautiful and scenic Pan de Asucar Iisland and the best seafoods in the province, is not without poverty.


Asian cuisine with a twist at Chino's

Our love for eating motivates us to discover new food preparations or explore the different cuisine offered in restaurants. We innovate simple menus and transform them into to sumptous delicacies.

Sunrise Beach Resort

The sun rises at Sunrise Beach Resort

Do you want to be in a tranquil get away from the city? A dip in the sea, and a fruit picking adventure? Or just watch the sunrise or stargazing in the cool breeze?