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Rains abate, city back to 'normal'

With rains courtesy of the Southwest moonsoon gone for the moment and floodwaters down the drain, life in the city and province of Iloilo is seemingly back to normal.

City placed under state of calamity

Iloilo City has been declared under state of calamity following the flashflood caused by heavy rains last Tuesday night.

  Iloilo News : Tomb collapse in Tanza cemetery, Iloilo Cit
People gather around tombs which collapsed inside the Tanza public cemetery due to heavy downpour that put many parts of the city under water for several hours Wednesday. Cemetery officials are still confused on what to do with the destroyed coffins as well as the skeletons that became part of the rubble.

CEO given 5 days to come up drainage system status report

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas gave the City Engineer's Office (CEO) five days to come up with an assessment report and status of all the drainage system in the city.


2 broadcasters guilty of libel

His clients may have been found guilty as charged for the offense of Libel, yet for defense lawyer, Daniel Cartagena, the Court's decision was still a "win-win" ruling.

Guilty, not guilty rulings on city's 2 drug cases

Two drug cases of the city were resolved with a "guilty" and "not guilty" verdicts in Branch 36, 6th RTC under Presiding Judge Victor Gelvezon.

School for the arts to offer modular weekend workshops

Dubbed “Sining Galing,” the workshops  will cover the Visual Arts, Ballet, DanceSports, Theater, Voice and Instruments, and Creative Writing.

Capitol is structurally sound

“Capitol is structurally sound.”

PGS highlights good governance and responsible citizenship

How best the Ilonggos and its City government can work together for good governance and the development of responsible citizenship is the focus of a two-day working session on Public Governance Strategy (PGS) sponsored by the Iloilo City Government and the Institute for Solidarity in Asia (ISA) from July 26-27,2005 at the Iloilo Grand Hotel.

High impact programs & projects highlight Nutrition Month celebration 

The July 2005 Nutrition Month celebration underscores the government and other concerned sectors' commitment in promoting good nutrition with the launching of high impact nutrition programs and projects.

Warning up vs. Leptospirosis as rainy season starts

The Iloilo Provincial Health Office (IPHO) is advising the public to continue maintaining cleanliness in their environment especially in observing proper  garbage disposal as the onset of the rainy season bring constant flooding that may contribute to the  rise of cases of many water-borne diseases such as leptospirosis.


Govt livelihood loan assistance boon to small entrepeneurs

To Madeline and Romel de Asis of Brgy. Simeon, Jaro this city, the financial assistance they have availed from the “Isang Bayan, Isang Produkto, Isang Milyong Piso” livelihood project of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is God's answer for source of capital to augment their business venture of producing soya drinks.


A woman who wanted to become president
Carpooling Loonies
Room for rent
Consumers Domain
Responsorial SONA (part 1)
Combong - Pijuan  
Just Right
The flip side of the “Hello Garci” tapes (Part 1)
Bridging the gap
Labor and employment in Iloilo, 1930s
on the dot
Putting premium on DOT accreditation
Without the Whitecoat
Free medical missions… supporting the “dole-out” system?
How to defend life and family
Unusual Channel
To be or not to be


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About the yearbook


Are you in favor of Parliamentary / Federal system form of government? Why or why not?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

Eye Opener

Who's Who at CPU Centennial Celebration

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Rational Insanity

Living the good life

By Bryan Mari Argos

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

Tips for police aspirants

By Francisco B. Lindero, Jr.


Farida Kabayao

Farida Pineda Kabayao shares her passion for theatre arts

Theatre Arts or Performing Arts, a combination of different arts, is complete in itself. There you will find visual arts in the set design, make-up and costumes of the casts; music in the solos, choruses and the background music; choreography and blockings of which bodily kinesthetic is a part of are also elemental.

  Iyang Beach Resort

The majestic Iyang Beach Resort

Iyang beach…its symmetry blends well with the simplicity of the town. Facing the beach are some islands that paint unforgettable picturesque view. The silhouette of the Pan de Azucar mountain resembles a portrait you would want gracing your bedroom for an endless relaxing experience.

The Miracle Worker

Gilopez Kabayao Foundation stages The Miracle Worker

An independent, non-governmental social development organization which has been working to meet these needs and protect the interests and rights of children for 55 years is the SOS Children's Villages.