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IRC eskapo captured

It is finally back to barracks for one of Iloilo's notorious figures, murder suspect and longtime fugitive Jerry Sufficencia.

Remembering the Cardinal

Millions of Filipinos here and abroad mourned for days the passing of Ilonggo Cardinal Jaime Sin. Admired and considered one of the Catholic church's pillars particularly throughout the Filipino community, millions more join the rest of the Christendom as the Cardinal will be laid to rest today (Tuesday).

  Iloilo News : Fugitive Suficiencia captured
Iloilo Governor Niel D. Tupas, Sr. and Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) Provincial Warden Supt. Juan Mabugat present to the media murder suspect and longtime fugitive Jerry Suficiencia

466 cases, 2 deaths in WV: Dengue warning out anew

Health and public officials are calling anew for precautionary measures against the resurgence of mosquito-borne Dengue disease.


'Depressed' murder suspect hangs self2 in Janiuay jail

A murder suspect committed suicide while in detention at the Januiay lock-up cell. Using a streamer of a local fastfood chain to hang himself, the victim was identified by authorities as 54 year-old Rolando Acaja of Sitio Sumandig, Barangay Calmay, Januiay, Iloilo.

Peace and order key to successful tourism industry

“Tourism is important generator of employment, a major foreign exchange earner and important factor in regional development.”

FDC, ICAW launches 'Oplan Dikit Kuntador'

The Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC-Iloilo) and the Ilonggo Consumers Advocacy and Welfare (ICAW) launched “Oplan Dikit Kuntador” demanding that Panay Electric Company (PECO) issue a meter reading card to its consumers upon meter reading. 

JBLCF studes grab top Kayaba crowns

Students of John B. Lacson Colleges Foundation (JBLCF) won the top three places in this year's Kayaba Langoy, the Guimaras-Iloilo cross channel swim hosted by Aksyon Radyo Iloilo last Saturday, June 25, 2005.

PGMA to inaugurate AMOSUP Hospital

Members and dependents of the Associated Marine Officers' and Seamen's Union of the Philippines (AMOSUP) in Western Visayas are invited to the blessing and inauguration of the new AMOSUP Seamen's Hospital in Oñate St., Mandurriao, Iloilo City on June 30, 2005, at 9:00 a.m.

Hotel del Rio hosts Feria Española

In celebration of the Philippines Spain Friendship Week, the Spanish Chamber of Commerce with the Spanish Commercial Office, Embassy of Spain is organizing “Feria Española” on June 29-30, 2005 at the Grand Ballroom of the Hotel Del Rio from 10am to 7pm.

'Safe ka ba?' launching marks July disaster Consciousness Month celebration

This coming July 8, RDCC VI will launch a communications campaign on disaster preparedness dubbed “Safe Ka Ba?” as one of the highlights of this year's July National Disaster Consciousness Month celebration.

European Commission-Ombudsman to hold Multi-Event Challenge

The European Commission and the Office of the Ombudsman will conduct a multi-event competition comprising of On-the-Spot Poster Making, Essay Writing and Slogan Making contests, under the theme: “Building a Culture of Integrity and Excellence”.


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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Rocking the presidency

Rational Insanity

The music of my heart

By Bryan Mari Argos

My Brother-in-law & other stories


By Johnny P. Novera

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


Kasalan sa Iloilo

Wedding Aisle
Final Step of Kasalan sa Iloilo

June is the month of weddings. It's a time when the bride is everybody's shinning star and the groom is the prince charming patiently waiting at the altar. Love is in the air as it holds true the lyrics of songs like ‘I want to spend my lifetime loving you'. Nothing really compares to this once in a lifetime event to couples on their wedding day.


Health Sphere
A better way for professionals

Job opportunities abroad for health care professionals are a big talk to most people these days. It is also noted that some professionals shift from their courses to any health care course to take a chance in finding greener pasture outside the country.

ICSEC-Kaplan launching in Iloilo City

ICSEC-Kaplan launched in Iloilo City

The world leader in test preparation ICSEC (International Cultural Studies and Education Corporation)-Kaplan was formally launched last May 24, 2005 (Tuesday), 8:00 a.m. at ICSEC-Kaplan Educational Center in Molo, Iloilo City.