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Peco OKs rollback, warns of 'dark ages'

Panay Electric Company Inc. (Peco) has agreed to rollback their power rates, but is threatening of “...the possibility of a blackout in the city” because of the lowered cost of electricity.

GMA kin may soon become saint

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo may soon have a relative who is a saint.

  Iloilo News: Fire truck obstruction
a. chris fernandez
A wide portion of Mabini Street beside the Iloilo Terminal Market has been turned into a terminal of a volunteer fire brigade. Could the city government not give this fire brigade a proper place where they could station their firetrucks so as not to obstruct traffic flow?

Millions feared lost in PhilHealth check scam

Millions of pesos worth of claims with the State's PhilHealth program is feared lost to corrupt postal officials with the arrest of a postal worker in Negros Occidental on charges of check fraud.


Security tightened in 'escape-prone' prisons

The warden of the Bureau of Jail and Management Penology (BJMP) detention center in Cabatuan town was relieved following the escape of two inmates.

City earmarks P2.5M for short-term jobs

The Iloilo City Government has allocated a P2.5 million poverty alleviation fund to ease people's lives during this lean months or locally known as “tigkiliwi.”

2 city brgys declared as calamity areas

The two barangays recently hit by fire can now spend their five percent calamity fund after they were declared by the Sangguniang Panlungsod under the state of calamity area.

Iloilo Intergrated Lions Club holds medical-dental clinic

Iloilo Integrated Lions Club (IIL-Club) sponsored a half-day free Medical-Dental Clinic to the residents of Sinikway, Tabucan, Mandurriao last May 21.

2 young Ilonggo farmers shine in NYFE Forum

They might have not got the top awards but these two young Ilonggo farmers came home winners in their own rights.


Kudos to pro-environment mediamen
Unusual Channel
Chicken soup for the beer drinkers
Consumers Domain
PECO, gluttony, environment
Bridging the gap
The role of the Iloilo River in early times
on the dot
It's all about private sector initiative
Without the Whitecoat
Irregulars... the challenges of medical school


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How many crocs are being fed in there?

Rational Insanity

That crazy little thing called love

By Bryan Mari Argos

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


By Francisco B. Lindero Jr.



By Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

Opinion Polls

What is your idea of a dream vacation?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

Eye Opener

Why Filipinos make good in the U.S.

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Antique in Perspective

A small barangay strives for development

By Jun Escalona

My Brother-in-law & other stories

Subic Casino

By Johnny P. Novera

Smart Exercise, Ultimate Body

Fat-burning mode: Learn to love that feeling!

By Mike Chua


Alvin Sales

Perk your day up at Coffee Break

Who would not want good conversations on hot summer or cold rainy days? Or the comfy abode for our tedious activities. A walk in the garden, a movie flick may change our mood but nothing beats our “coffee break”.

  Susie Tabing-Dams

Remembering Susie G. Tabing-Dams, a poor barrio lass who made it big abroad

“Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it” A poor barrio lass from San Dimas, Malinao, Aklan dreaming of becoming a stewardess eventually turned out as builder of airports.

Holy Family Islet

Shhhh getaway at Holy Family Islet

Vacation is the answer to our busy lifestyle. And we would go such lengths like planning way, way, and way further ahead to maximize this experience.