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20 teachers fall victim to con loan

Some twenty public school teachers fell victim to a well-designed con in Antique perpetrated by two tagalog-speaking women.

Cops rule out robbery in slaying of DepEd Aklan official

Police investigating the death of Aklan schools divisions superintendent Arthur Juada have ruled out robbery as the possible motive as they continue their investigation into the brutal slaying.

  Iloilo News : Sec. Rene Villa's Farm to Market Road
Land Reform Secretary Rene Villa (center) walks with Punong Barangay Flora Insolente of Brgy. Tuburan, Janiuay, Mayor Bienvenido Margarico and other town officials shortly before the groundbreaking of the 1.4 kilometer Jibolo-Tuburan Farm to Market Road. The project which costs P3 million is expected to benefit about 580 Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries in the area.

Help sought as 5 yr-old girl treated for possible meningococcemia

Health experts have been called in to assist officials of Barotac Viejo, Iloilo following Saturday's news of a 5 year-old girl suspected to have the dreaded meningococcemia. Now undergoing treatment in an undisclosed city hospital, the folks of the young patient were already apprised by attending physicians of the seriousness of her condition


Boracay police continue search for missing Japanese

The Boracay Special Protection Unit of the Philippine National Police continues to search for a 55-year-old Japanese national who has been missing since last month.

Missing fishermen rescued off Antique waters

Five fishermen reported missing for days were rescued off the waters of Antique Saturday.

Families affected by airport project now ready for relocation

Families affected by the construction of the New Iloilo Airport Development Project (NIADP) in the tri-boundaries of San Miguel, Cabatuan, and Sta. Barbara could now heave a sigh of relief.

Groups slams Tupas for forcing RDC to endorse coal projects

The Responsible Ilonggos for Sustainable Energy (Rise) called as “highly irregular” the act of Gov. Niel Tupas of forcing the Regional Development Council (RDC) to endorse the proposed coal fired power plant projects in Iloilo.

Archbishop urges people to reject violence

Jaro Archbishop Msgr. Angel Lagdameo, in a circular letter dated June 30, 2005, urged the clergy, religious communities and pastoral councils to pray for the country and “reject the path of violence and revolution”.

Tigum-Aganan Watershed board to hold BIC congress

The Tigum-Aganan Watershed Management Board (TAWMB) will hold a Barangay Information Center (BIC) Congress on July 8, 2005, at the municipality of Alimodian, Iloilo.


Susan Roces degrades her status
Unusual Channel
Of guys and gals
Consumers Domain
Guilty as charged!
Combong - Pijuan  
Bridging the gap
The Iloilo River during the American period
on the dot
After Kabugana-an and Phil-Spain Friendship Day, what?
Without the Whitecoat
CPU starting a medical career
“Lapse in judgment”?


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About the yearbook


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

My reasons and more(Last Part)

By Francisco B. Lindero, Jr.

Rational Insanity


By Bryan Mari Argos

My Brother-in-law & other stories

Healing Hands Shrine

By Johnny P. Novera

Eye Opener

Mike Arroyo's exile abroad not a prelude to GMA resigning?

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Opinion Polls

Now that GMA admitted that it was her voice on tape… do you think she should resign? Why?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona



PGMA inaugurates AMOSUP Seamen's Hospital

Pres. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo was the guest of honor in the inauguration that was also graced by AMOSUP officials led by their president Capt. Gregorio S. Oca.

  Information: HIV/AIDS

Information: A peripheral in the battle against HIV/AIDS

Recently, this writer, as part of the completion of the requirements for the degree of Masters in the Professional Studies of Development Communication at the University of the Philippines–Open University, conducted a study entitled, “Evaluation Of The Roxas City AIDS/HIV Council (Rocac) Information Dissemination Campaign (IDC) In Addressing The Lack Of Awareness About HIV/AIDS Among Sex Workers In Roxas City”.

Math Wiz Kids of Iloilo

The MATH WIZ KIDS of Iloilo

Math has always been a waterloo for most of us. More than just the subject being considered as very difficult, sometimes we already think of it as a complicated task. When it is time for Math classes, most can't help muttering an ‘oh no' especially if there's an exam.