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Anti-GMA force taking shape in Arroyo stronghold

Various opposition groups here in the City are set to launch a coalition to put up a united front that would demand the resignation of President Arroyo.

Pinoy WW2 vets up as heroes in California bill

The honor and bravery of over 200,000 Filipino soldiers who fought alongside the American troops during World War 2 may soon be officially part of California's teachings in its school curriculum.

  Iloilo News : PNP Blood letting project
Newly graduated policemen line up to be examined for the blood letting project at Camp Delgado yesterday (July 7) sponsored by Police Regional Office 6, Visayan Vets Port Services Inc., Knights of Columbus Molo and Arevalo Councils, Quota Int'l of Iloilo, PNRC, Iloilo City Metro Lions Club and Makinaugalingon Printer and Bookbinder.

COA bares doubtful records, multi-million mess

From records to provincial funds, inventories to numerous transactions, dealings and deals, the Iloilo Provincial Government has a lot of fixing and explaining to do.


Ilonggo vets give a thumbs-up on AB 15

Assembly Bill (AB) 15 is awaiting approval before the California Legislature. It basically moves to incorporate in the State's school curiculum under its Social Studies subject the recognition of Filipino soldiers during World War II.

Reward up on drug informants in 2 Iloilo towns

Two Iloilo towns will now make official and legal its reward system to informants of the town's illegal drug trade. Yet it is not just any ordinary, unvalidated and wild tips.

BFAR has yet to determine cause of fish kill

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has yet to determine the cause of the recent fish kill in the waters of Sibunag, a town in the province of Guimaras.

Local health authorities urge public to clean up vs. diseases

ROXAS CITY – The Provincial Health Office (PHO) here has advised Capiceños to take necessary precautionary measures to protect themselves from diseases that usually break out during the rainy season including the dreaded meningococcemia and dengue.

NSO presents 2002 census of agriculture and fisheries

The National Statistics Office (NSO) in Region VI recently presented to the media and the major users of data, the 2002 Census of Agriculture and Fisheries (CAF 2002).

99 Botika ng Barangay now set up in Region VI

A total of ninety-nine (99)  Botika ng Barangay has already been established in Region VI by the Department of Health to comply with President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's pledge in her  200l State of the Nation Address to reduce the price of drugs and medicines.

Antique leads in gov't e-accounting system in WV

The province of Antique has set a new record as the first province in Region VI to complete the installation of the E-NGAS or the Electronic New Government Accounting System. This was bared during the exit conference for the implementation of the program held last July 7 at the New Provincial Capitol.


Susan Roces degrades her status
Unusual Channel
Of guys and gals
Consumers Domain
The Truth (?!)
Combong - Pijuan  
Bridging the gap
The death knell of the Port of Iloilo
on the dot
Latest DOT transport guidelines
Without the Whitecoat
Meningo… better prepared than being scared
These we ask of thee


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Eye Opener

Look who's talking

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Opinion Polls

Are the medical experts of Iloilo ready to protect the city from the most-feared meningococcemia? Why and why not?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

Antique in Perspective

Chief denies hospital in the red

By Jun Escalona, Antique Bureau Chief

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


Sampaguita Garden Resort

The paradise that is Sampaguita Gardens Resort

Relaxation and recreation are two of the essential things in life. Most of the time we visit places to unwind, especially if we have a lifestyle that's bound to weigh us down by the end of the week.


UPV- JPIA first place in 3rd TAYO competition

The youth of today possess great potential to institute and begin various programs that will benefit their communities. As individuals with strong minds, idealism, and vigor, they can make great things happen in their communities.


Sing along at Zageca

Tonight, Zageca-Smallville Branch will have something new for its customers. It is the opening of its Sing-a-long, an exciting addition to the place you love to hang out in. You can sing your favorite songs all you want while munching on the free ‘pulutan'. It is open 4 p.m. to 12 m.n. daily. So stretch those vocal chords at Zageca!