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Cops protesting 'daily red alert status'

Policemen in Iloilo City are silently protesting over the “daily red alert status” imposed by PNP Director for Western Visayas Chief Supt. Doroteo Reyes.

Dismissal of the case an insult to tax payers—Caipang

Former Task Force Boltahe chief retired Engr. Dan Edgar Caipang yesterday said the dismissal of the case for violation of Republic Act 7832 or the anti-electricity and electric transmission line materials Pilferage Act of 1994 against former City Treasurer Romeo Manikan and eight others is a “big insult” to the tax payers.

  Iloilo News : Pavia housing Unit
This is what appears now of the housing units at the city's P125-million socialized housing project in Pavia, Iloilo. The city government, however, has yet to resolve this controversial housing scam which bleeds the city dry with millions in interest paid every year.

Whistle-blower does not trust Capitol probe team

There is no chance whistle-blower Niel “Lito” Jimena would appear before the investigating panel formed by Gov. Niel Tupas, Sr. to probe the controversial quarry dummy issue.


Frenzy up on 'Hello Garci,' not rebel presence in Iloilo brgys

Folks throughout Iloilo's 42 towns and one component city are in a frenzy with just about daily huddles here and there. Yet it has nothing to do with the gnawing concern of reported rebel hit-squad in town for planned assasination plots.

Passi City cop in 'hot water' over inmate's escape

A Passi City cop finds himself in a bigger mess following Sunday's easy escape of an inmate. Failing to meet the deadline set for the fugitive's recapture, the beleaguered policeman, PO3 Serafin Afficionado now faces possible administrative charges.

Governors want bridges to link Iloilo, Negros and Cebu

Three governors in the provinces of Iloilo, Negros Oriental and Negros Occidental are mulling to construct bridges linking the three neighboring islands to boast tourism in the Visayas area.

OWWA grants livelihood opportunities to OFWs

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) families/organizations have now the opportunity to group together and earn through the “Groceria cum Botika” project of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA).

DOH prepared for Avian flu

DOH Secretary Francisco Duque assured the public that the Department of Health in coordination with the Department of Agriculture is ready to meet all contingencies related to Avian Flu which has afflicted a lot of countries.


Some so-called reporters are ' pasaway'
Unusual Channel
Do you know what you want?
Consumers Domain
Gloria Valentina
Combong - Pijuan  
Men are from Mars: A female's guide to the male galaxy II
Just Right
Where is all this leading to?
Bridging the gap
Iloilo's economic transformation in the 19th Century
on the dot
Philippine-Spain Friendship Day
Without the Whitecoat
ADHD… 'ain't misbehavin'
Humanity's King


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Perspectives in Antique

P600-M 'windfall' a false alarm, says the Japan embassy

By Jun Escalona, Antique Bureau Chief

Opinion Polls

With the “Gloria-gate” and jueteng scandal hounding the Arroyo administration, what do you think should GMA do?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

Eye Opener

The dirty politician and the devil

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

My Brother-in-law & other stories

Good Letter-Writer

By Johnny P. Novera


Filipinos abroad: A Jesuit's eye-opening journey in HK

By Bro. Lito G. Ocon, SJ

Rational Insanity

Solitary introspection

By Bryan Mari Argos

Smart Exercise, Ultimate Body

Aggressive strength: What is it and how to use it to your advantage!

By Mike Chua


Association of Disable Persons - Iloilo

ADP-I Where lives of hundreds begins

A pregnant woman would only wish for a healthy baby devoid of physical imperfections. She becomes very excited to know if the child is fit. The family then celebrates the coming home of the newborn infant.


Informatics Computer Institute-Iloilo The gateway to competitive IT training

The breakthrough of globalization has brought information technologies and other computer electronics a necessity. Nowadays, communication is much easier with computers.