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DoJ should not threaten jueteng witnesses

The Department of Justice should stop threatening the witnesses who linked the First Family in the illegal numbers game.

Obet shields Gallar, SP from Mejorada's 'fingerpointing'

Provincial Administrator Manuel Mejorada should instead answer the issue regarding Capitol's 'lavish' spending for food and catering services and not point fingers, Vice Governor Roberto Armada said.

  Iloilo News: Girl buys school supplies
a. chris fernandez
A girl buys her school things in preparation for the opening of classes next week. As in every school opening, the Department of Education is expecting a problem on lack of classrooms, chairs, books and other facilities while parents scamper for budget to buy school supplies for their children

PRO 6 intensifies anti-gambling drive

In the wake of the jueteng controversy hounding the Arroyo administration, Western Visayas police regional director, Chief Superintendent Doroteo Reyes II has ordered Provincial and City police directors in Western Visayas to submit their reports on the status of their anti-gambling campaign.


Plan to buy guns expected to meet flak

The request of the Iloilo City Police Office to the City Government for the purchase of assault rifles is expected to meet strong opposition from members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod.

Banate mayor reinstates sacked eng'r

It is back to work for Banate municipal engineer Robert Bachoco of Banate following the order of Mayor Carlos Cabangal Jr. for the former's reinstatement.

New Labor Code to abolish wage boards

The proposed Labor Code will abolish the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB), Albay 1st District Edcel Lagman said here recently.

Cop caught stealing railway beams

The police recently arrested their colleague and six other persons caught in the act of cutting the main beam of a railway bridge located at the boundary of Hacienda San Jose, Brgy. Damgo and Hacienda Baga-ay, Brgy. Tabigue, Negros Occidental.

NFA's 'Tindahan ni Gloria' now reaches depressed areas

Residents in some mountainous and depressed areas in the province of Iloilo can now avail anytime the rice sold by the National Food Authority (NFA) at “Tindahan ni Pangulong Gloria Stationary Stores” located at their parishes.

City girds for 106th Phil. Independence Day

This Southern metropolis will be commemorating the nation's 106th Independence Day on June 12th with a simple ceremony at downtown Plaza Libertad.


Once there was a thief
Unusual Channel
How did we survive our childhood?
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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Gagging the press not solution to government problems

Rational Insanity

The delicate matter of teenage sexuality

By Bryan Mari Argos

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

Paradox of Task Forces

By Francisco B. Lindero Jr.


My big fat shoe fetish

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 fordevelopment

By Jun Escalona

My Brother-in-law & other stories

Orion port

By Johnny P. Novera

Smart Exercise, Ultimate Body

Fat-burning mode: Learn to love that feeling!

By Mike Chua


Iloilo Children's Choir

Iloilo Children's Choir: Listening to God's cherubs

An encounter with children is always a remarkable experience. In the Bible, Jesus himself took time to be with the children. It's also a mystery how they make us feel happier or livelier.

  Dr. Glen Catedral

A leader of leaders

As Central Philippine University (CPU) celebrates its centennial this years, we need to focus to a man who orchestrates the tremendous support of thousands of alumni here and abroad.


The best decisions are those made with ISCM

When we are faced by things that need decisions, we go to consultants for an expert's point of view. Be it a business venture, any occasion, traveling abroad, educational pursuit or even migration, we all want the best decisions.