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Drilon confident of stay as Senate president

Senate President Franklin Drilon said over the weekend that he would continue to be the country's number three despite having withdrawn support from President Arroyo over ‘political compromises.'

Kris gets back at Sec. Raul

Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez, Sr. got a beating from the hosts of television show “The Buzz” Sunday for his statements against former Pres. Corazon Aquino recently.

  Iloilo News : Drilon press conference in  Iloilo
Senate President Franklin Drilon (2nd from left) seeks comfort from his fellow Ilonggos in a press conference held in Iloilo City last Sunday. With Drilon are (from left) former Land Reform Secretary Rene Villa (back to the camera), Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas Sr, and Board Member Domingo Oso.

Cha-cha not a solution to present political turmoil, says Drilon

Senate President Franklin Drilon believes the proposed charter change is not the appropriate solution to resolve the current political turmoil in the country.


'Battered husband' wins case vs wife

For better or worse? Not quite, an Ilonggo seaman knows now following last week's decision of the Iloilo Provincial Prosecutor's Office upholding his right to stay away from his wife.

JDV to help SEAFDEC acquire P10M equipment

Inspite of the political turmoil in the country, Speaker Jose de Venecia vowed to help the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) Aquaculture Department (AQD) to acquire some P10 million worth of facilities for the shrimp broodstock development.

More 'Florete impostor' victims surface

More victims have come out to identify a savvy Tagalog-English-speaking swindler who managed to pull a con to professionals and big businesses.

PLO puts to rest 'dummy' issue

Such summed up the ten-day fact-finding probe conducted on the controversial 'dummy' issue faced by a top governor's aide.

187,273  Iloilo households now energized

Electricity is a basic ingredient in spurring development in the countryside, and the energy sector in   Iloilo  is upscaling its efforts to bring energy even to the far-flung barangays of the province.

RP has 15 endangered fishery, aquatic species

The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) in the Philippines has identified 15 species of international concern in last week's Regional Technical Consultation on Stock Enhancement of Species Under International Concern.


Grenade found in Ceres Kalibo terminal

Unidentified suspects left an Atis -type grenade in a bus terminal in Kalibo, Aklan early Monday morning. With its safety pin already missing, a male utility worker of Vallacar Transit, operator of Ceres bus lines immediately reported to superiors his discovery.


Independent Counsel Bill
Carpooling Loonies
One wedding and a funeral
Consumers Domain
What do we do now?
Combong - Pijuan  
Just Right
The flip side of the “Hello Garci” tapes (Part 1)
Bridging the gap
The Iloilo River and Port in the post-WW II
on the dot
Latest DOT transport guidelines
Without the Whitecoat
Herbal alert!... knowing the facts


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Rational Insanity

Type: obscure

By Bryan Mari Argos

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

Recruitment blues

By Francisco B. Lindero, Jr.

Eye Opener

Drilon still Ilonggo kingpin

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Opinion Polls

What can you say about Senate President Franklin Drilon's move of joining the call for PGMA's ouster?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

My Brother-in-law & other stories

Rich and poor

By Johnny P. Novera


Feria Española

Feria Espanola in Iloilo

Iloilo had its first celebration of the Philippines-Spain Friendship Week last month and Feria Espanola was one of the most important events during the celebration. It featured world-class Spanish products such as wines, cheeses, colognes, olives, sardines and biscuits The trade fair was held at the Grand.

  Dr. Robert F. Galindez

Dr. Robert F. Galindez shares his secrets to success

Some believe that life is dependent on fate, yet there are some who are so inspired that they are driven to believe they can make their own destiny.