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Army denies troop movements vs. destab plot

Philippine Army's 3rd Infantry Division clarified that movement of troops under their unit is for internal security operations and not for the reported plot to unseat the administration of President Arroyo.

Capitol hastens P100-M loan for heavy equipment

The Iloilo Provincial Government is fast tracking its application for a P100 million from the LandBank of the Philippines for the purchase of heavy equipment.

  Iloilo News : Kids swimming
Kids enjoy the remaining days of summer swimming in a pool at one of the inland resorts in Bacolod City.

Cop turned rebel urged to come out

The Police Regional Office 6 is calling on policeman turned New People's Army member, SPO2 Joel Geollegue, to come out and air his grievances.


Treñas acknowledges role of private sector

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas recently acknowledged the role of the private sector.

Police job attracting hordes of applicants

What is it with being a member of the Philippine National Police that attracts hordes of applicants?

Doubts cloud CLO probe of Sonalan

Doubts on whether the City Legal Office will come up with a credible and convincing result on the alleged mishandling of the pilferage case against former City Treasurer Romeo Manikan is mounting.

Estafa, falsification raps filed vs ex-solon, wife

A complaint for estafa and falsification of private document were filed against former Iloilo 4 th District Representative Narciso Monfort and his wife Carmencita before the Office of the Provincial Prosecutor.

Comelec registration resumes

New voters and transferees can now register with the nearest office of the Commission on Elections as it resumes its registration in accordance with Comelec Resolution 7463.

Gunsmith faces charges

Police are readying readying charges for violation of Republic Act 8294 against Alberto Sabido of Sitio Bawi, Barangay 4 in San Miguel.


Boy Mejorada will survive
Unusual Channel
With or without the virtue of
Consumers Domain
Axis of Evil
Combong - Pijuan  
Men are from Mars: A female's guide to the male galaxy
Just Right
Where is all this leading to?
Bridging the gap
Iloilo's pre-Spanish development
on the dot
Kabugana-an sang Western Visayas sa Intramuros
Without the Whitecoat
Malaria… not just a mosquito bite
Seated beside the Person of the Year


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Rational Insanity

When the distance matters

By Bryan Mari Argos

My Brother-in-law & other stories

Chewing gum tourists

By Johnny P. Novera


A helpless city

Smart Exercise, Ultimate Body

The benefits of adding “good” FAT to your diet

By Mike Chua

Opinion Polls

Do you believe that Iloilo is JUETENG free? Why?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

Eye Opener

Political bickerings amidst nation's sufferings

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

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

Learning bits

By Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Antique in Perspective

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

By Jun Escalona


Bantay Bata

Bantay Bata 163 hosts Media Forum

Children's issues are sensitive. It needs careful reporting so as not to deprived their rights. It is of this concern that ABS –CBN's Bantay Bata 163 hosted a whole day media forum at the second floor Conference room of the Capitol Building last June 7.

  La Fiesta Hotel

La Fiesta: For that Filipino ambiance

Man's interest for history and culture has influence him in his daily activities. He is shaped by values and traditions that are handed down from generation to generation. In the Philippines, these are seen in Filipinos love for ‘fiestas'. It is also in the people's hospitable nature.

Alimodian Rondalla group

Alimodian National Comprehensive High School's rondalla group

When you think of Filipino music, more often than not two forms spring to mind. The first is the popular ballad known as kundiman, and the second is the largely instrumental music played by an ensemble of plucked string instruments like the rondalla.