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NUJP condemns blacklisting of 3 Bombo personnel at Capitol

The National Union of Jounalists of the Philippines (NUJP) Iloilo Chapter expressed concern over the blacklisting of three Bombo Radyo Iloilo personnel from all press functions at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol.

Even school fund politicized?

San Joaquin Mayor Ninfa Garin decried what she says is the 'politicized' use by the Capitol of the Special Education Fund.

  Iloilo News: Education Summit
Education officials and representatives of various local government units signed a covenant of cooperation during yesterday's First Provincial Education Summit at the Provincial Capitol, which was organized by the League of Municipalities of the Philippines-Iloilo chapter. Shown in photo (from left) are Division of Iloilo Schools superintendent Raymundo Lapating, Governor Niel Tupas, Department of Education Secretary Florencio Abad, his assistant, Dumangas Mayor Rolando Distura, Barotac Viejo Mayor Raul Tupas and Miagao Mayor Gerardo Flores

Despite 'blacklisting', Bombo won't pull out barred reporter from Capitol

No retreat, no surrender.
DYFM Bombo Radyo-Iloilo will not pull out its Capitol beat reporter Roger Gencianeo despite Gov. Niel Tupas' blacklisting.


Davao City dads in town for eco-tourism

The City Council of Davao City headed by Honorable Vice Mayor Luis Bongcuyan is in Iloilo and Aklan from May 23 to 26, 2005 to learn and replicate the gains of Panay Island in Eco-Tourism.

WV to present 'Kabugana-an' in Intramuros

“Kabugana-an sang Western Visayas” is a regional showcase of festivals, products and services and cultural uniqueness of Region VI which exemplifies the cooperation between the Department of Tourism on the one hand and the Local Government Units (LGUs) and the private sector on the other hand.

DFA able to process 438 passports via mobile service

The Department of Foreign Affairs was able to process a total of 438 passports during their mobile service conducted only this month of May 2005.

Trenas to attend joint summit for national unity

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Trenas will attend the joint summit for national unity to be held in Metro Manila on June 11 and 12.

World Mission for Hungry People, Inc. launches Pig Bank Project

To help improve the livelihood of the poor in barangays through the use of progressive technology, especially in the field of agriculture, the World Mission for Hungry People, Inc. (WMHPI) led by Cho Moon Hwan formally launched June 1 the Pig Bank Project at Korean-Philippines Cooperation Center (KPCC) in Brgy. South Fundidor Molo, Iloilo City .


Once there was a thief
Unusual Channel
How did we survive our childhood?
Consumers Domain
Axis of Evil
Bridging the gap
The Iloilo Town and River in the 19 th Century
on the dot
Without the Whitecoat
Family Practice… caring for the family


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Edsa 4...5...6... anyone?

Rational Insanity

The delicate matter of teenage sexuality

By Bryan Mari Argos

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

Learning bits

By Francisco B. Lindero Jr.


My big fat shoe fetish

By Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

Opinion Polls

Do you agree with Tourism Secretary Ace Durano's statement that Boracay is in critical condition due to its uncontrolled development? Why?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

Eye Opener

The ugly Filipino politician

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Antique in Perspective

Education, No.1 in Gov. Perez's priority list

By Jun Escalona

My Brother-in-law & other stories

Rules of the house

By Johnny P. Novera


Wedding Rituals Fashion show

Fitting gowns for that 'I do' moment

There is nothing more essential to men and women than to be with the person they love the most and to be able to share their lifetime with their loved one. And their lifetime as a couple starts with the wedding, the first day of the rest of their life.


Santacruzan at SM City Car Park

Filipinos love fiestas. They are celebrated all-year round all over the country. The colorful celebration commemorates a piece of history in the place. One fiesta that is celebrated nationwide in the summer is Flores de Mayo or Santacruzan.