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June 7, 2005, Iloilo City, Philippines
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Iloilo City 'jueteng free?'

If Iloilo City Police Office Director, Sr. Supt. Norlito Bautista is to be believed, Iloilo City is already 'jueteng-free.'

Lawyer might face admin rap for failure to show evidence

Administrative sanctions should be handed against lawyer Reynaldo Sonalan for his failure to present evidence before the court against former City Treasurer Romeo Manikan in a case for anti-pilferage filed by the city government.

  Iloilo News :Back to School
A rainy Monday morning did not deter these school children from attending the first day of their class in one of the classrooms inside Baluarte Elementary School while (inset) militant groups welcome the opening of classes with a street protest hitting on the government's low budgetary allocation for public education.

Palawan transfer to entail hike in gov't spending

The inclusion of the province of Palawan and Puerto Princesa City to Region 6 would likely result to an increase in the travel expenses of regional government officials amidst a yawning budget deficit, Presidential Assistant for Western Visayas Rafael Coscolluela said.


UI law stude charged with rape

The National Bureau of Investigation has filed a complaint for rape with the City Prosecutor's Office against a law student who is married to a ranking official of the Department of Public Works and Highways.

City readies for flash floods, dengue outbreak

With the advent of heavy rains in this part of the country, the city government here is making sure that past and current preparations are adequate to mitigate the flash flooding that usually accompanies the downpour.

Ratings for NAT significantly improves

City elementary and secondary schools here may have recuperated from deteriorating quality of education. This after the Department of Education's (DepEd) showed the raise in rank of Iloilo City in the recent National Achievement Test (NAT).

NFA guarantees quality of rice being sold in the market

The National Food Authority has assured the public that government rice being sold in markets are of good quality, dismissing fears of it being inferior to commercial rice.

2nd Kayaba Festival on June 25

Manila Broadcasting Company's Aksyon Radyo Iloilo gears up for the upcoming 2nd Kayaba Festival this coming June 25, 2005.


The rage of Mayor Bungangera
Unusual Channel
Happiness is YOU
Consumers Domain
Axis of Evil
Combong - Pijuan  
Ah Men! (An Introduction to Men 101)
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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What comes around comes around, only worse

Rational Insanity

The law according to me

By Bryan Mari Argos

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

Learning bits

By Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

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

My barber and I

By Johnny P. Novera


Jet Ski competition

Jetski Competition highlights Wow! Villa Beach

One of the highlights in the recently concluded “Wow! Villa Beach” celebration was the Jetski Competition organized by the Iloilo Watersports Association.

  Elizabeth Celiz-Glorial

Elizabeth Celiz-Glorial
Plus thinking one's way to success

For some, success means having graduated from a prestigious school. But for 61-year-old, mother of seven Elizabeth Celiz-Glorial, success is a matter of having a vision.


To the ends of the world at the ‘wink' of an eye

We have always been dreaming of going to places we've never been to before. Sadly though, turning this into reality is more than just going from point A to point B. We would want the fastest service at the cheapest price possible, and we would look for convenience and carefully-laid preparations to make the trip itself memorable.