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Former Cabinet members won't join anti-GMA rally

The 10 Cabinet members who resigned two weeks ago and called for the resignation of President Arroyo will not participate in the July 25 protest action that would coincide with the chief executive's State of the Nation Address.

'A defensive act,' RPA-ABB commander says of Janiuay killings

A top official of the once dreaded Revolutionary Proletarian Army – Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPA-ABB) owned up to Sunday's killings of two barangay tanods in Janiuay, Iloilo.

  Iloilo News : Anti Arroyo Rally in Iloilo
An aeta child watches from the skywalk along Iznart Street the anti-Arroyo rallyists as they march along the city streets during last July 13's protest. Groups calling for Pres. Arroyo's resignation will again troop the city streets Monday in time with the president's State of the Nation Address (Sona).

Militant groups to hold big protest during SONA

Various cause-oriented groups will hold a big protest action this Monday July 25 when Pres. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo delivers her State of the Nation Address (Sona) before the members of Congress.


Armada calls for probe of Capitol cracks

Another investigation is in the offing at the Capitol this time to ascertain the cracks at the multi-million seat of the Iloilo Provincial Government.

Father and son dead in Lambunao duel

A father and son were killed Tuesday in Lambunao, Iloilo following an early afternoon trouble that occurred in a quiet barangay of said town.

SP mulls over P48M add'l Capitol budget

P1.5 million in additional “donations” of the governor. P3.5 million in additional gasoline, oil and lubricant expense of the Provincial Engineer's Office. New expense of over P2.3 million for the governor's new car.

POEA warns applicants for Korea vs illegal recruiters

“The special hiring arrangement through Korea's Employment Permit System (EPS) is strictly 'government to government' and we have not authorized or recognized any third party to ride on or participate in this hiring program”, Philippine Overseas Employment Administration VI (POEA VI) Director Rhea Glynda Calantas said.

Iloilo City is model LGU in the Phil.

Iloilo City was adjudged as one of the model local government units in the Philippines for Best Practices besting other entries coming from the different cities in the country.

City tourist arrivals up

Tourist arrivals in this Southern metropolis has significantly increased in the first six months of this year compared with the same period last year.


Aklan enhances livestock development program

Kalibo, Aklan—The Provincial Government of Aklan as envisioned by Gov. Carlito S. Marquez will push for a holistic, self sufficient and sustainable agricultural development to enhance incomes of Aklanon farmers. As such, programs and projects in agricultural productivity are implemented to achieve this end.


Let's be fair to Pres. GMA
Carpooling Loonies
Room for rent
Consumers Domain
A transitional revolutionary govt
Combong - Pijuan  
Just Right
The flip side of the “Hello Garci” tapes (Part 1)
Bridging the gap
Early Visayan international trade
on the dot
Putting premium on DOT accreditation
Without the Whitecoat
Medical practice with a heart… didn't I tell you so?
Are you racist?


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

Tips for police aspirants

By Francisco B. Lindero, Jr.

Eye Opener


By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Rational Insanity

Type: obscure

By Bryan Mari Argo


Roxas' Diwal Festival

Roxas City's Diwal Harvest Seafood Festival ‘05 Winging its Way to History

The people of Roxas City and Capiz delectably refer to the endemic Pholas Orientalis or Angel Wing Shell as the Diwal which is a local term that means “to stick your tongue out”. What's in a name?

  Shyla Cabaluna

Shyla Cabaluna Molding minds, teaching skills to help the less fortunate

Poverty is the cause of her move to advocacy. Poor as she was in her younger years, she has always believed that poverty is not a hindrance to success. Her years of hard work helped her to surpass her bitter past.

UPV at 58 Exhibits

UPV at 58: What's our Quiddity?

University in the Philippines Visayas marks its 58 th Foundation day this July 18 – 23 with the theme: “UPV @ 58: What's Our Quiddity?” Quiddity which means, essence, core, heart or spirit is reflected in UPV's identity manifested in its endeavors.