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PLO head on graft raps vs. Tupas, et al: 'What falsification? What usurpation?'

Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas Sr. and three other top Capitol executives have already filed their answers to the criminal and administrative charges filed against them by People's Graftwatch of Iloilo.

Corruption eradication to take longer

It may take a longer time for President Arroyo to stamp out corruption.

  Iloilo News: San Agustin Rally
A. Chris Fernandez
Now on its third week, the terminated officials of the University of San Agustin Employees Union continue to hold a picket outside the university. Starting yesterday, Monday, the protesters were reportedly joined by the university's non-academic and maintenance personnel. They carry placards and streamers accusing University President Fr. Manuel Vergara of mishandling the labor problem.

Noose tightens for suspects behind Dingle stick 'em ups

Charges are now being readied against members of the robbery group who recently went on a 'crime-spree' in the central town of Dingle.


City Hall confiscates 93 illegal weighing scales

The continuing crackdown against illegal and defective weighing devices being used to cheat unsuspecting consumers in sidewalks and in the public markets here has led to the apprehension of 93 new violators by a team from the city government's Special Services Unit (SSU).

Treñas warns residents vs. doubtful insurance firms

Mayor Jerry P. Treñas is calling for awareness among city residents after 12 insurance companies were issued a Cease and Desists Order by the Department of Finance for failure to pay their clients' claims.

People's Graftwatch of Iloilo gets award; credits media for vital role

The People's Graft Watch of Iloilo, Inc. is given the recognition of being Outstanding Civil Society Partner of the Office of the Ombudsman, in a ceremony held at the Manila Diamond Hotel, May 12, 2005.

29 WV LGUs to undergo LGPMS orientation

Twenty nine local governments in the region that are beneficiaries of the Local Government Support Program (LGSP) shall undergo an orientation on the Local Governance Performance Management System (LGPMS) on May 18, 2005 here in Iloilo City.

Singapore Polytechnic student receives recognition from the Municipality of Concepcion

Mr. Kelvin Keegan Chong Yeow Wei, student of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Singapore Polytechnic (SP) receives commendation of loyalty community service from the Municipality of Concepcion during the recent Ceremonial Switch-On and Project Turnover of SP Overseas Community Service Project to GK Immaculate Conception Village.


Another 'typhoon' up vs. Capitol
Unusual Channel
Love is a decision
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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Would have fared better

Rational Insanity

Back to school blues

By Bryan Mari Argos

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

Be Good, Do Good

By Francisco B. Lindero Jr.


The Joys of Mommyhood

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

The array

By Johnny P. Novera


Crab Culture

Crab culture with a conscience

The rapid spread of aquaculture in recent decades has brought riches to some, ruin to many, exclusion to the poorest coastal dwellers, and environmental degradation. Scientists in the Philippines are adapting aquaculture to make it sustainable over the long term and suitable for small-scale, family-level operators.

  Lingkod ng Panginoon

Ang Lingkod Ng Panginoon :
When one's a company

Singles are also the most "resourced" people in the world, in that they have a lot of resources waiting to be tapped, and it is given that they usually do not to handle a lot of responsibilities.