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'Conscience bloc' vents over 'extended travel,' a 'figure of speech' Tupas Jr. rebuts

A "figure of speech" thus "no big deal." Nevertheless, he was sorry.

Briones resigns as guv's drug czar

A top Capitol official aligned with Governor Niel Tupas tendered his resignation as chief of the Information and Education Operating Unit of the Provincial Task Force against Dangerous Drugs and Other Vices.

  University of San Agustin students dialogue.
Thousands of students attended Wednesday's dailogue with the university administration headed by its president Fr. Manuel Vergara hoping that the ongoing conflict with the dismissed union officials be finally put to an end.

No end in sight for University of San Agustin labor problem

For the first time since the labor problem at the University of San Agustin (USA) broke up, university president Fr. Manuel Vergara along with other university officials faced the thousands of Augustinians in a dialogue organized by the University Student Council last Wednesday, August 3, 2005.


SP probe on Capitol cracks hang

Vice Governor Roberto Armada has yet to get the answers on his request for Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP) investigation relative to the cracks of the new multi-million Capitol building.

CFO sets education drive for OFWs

The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) will conduct a series of Community Education Program (CEP) campaign, dubbed “ Handa ka na bang mag-abroad? Ano ang mga dapat mong alamin?” from August 14-20, 2005 in Western Visayas.

Btac. Viejo dad is 7 th National Sandugo awardee

Barotac Viejo Mayor Raul C. Tupas was a recipient of National Sandugo award during the 7 th National Sandugo Awards Night held last July 27, 2005 in Diamond Hotel, Malate, Manila.

RDC head eyes solution to Palawan transfer issues

On reports that some officials of Palawan are opposed to their transfer to Region VI, Antique Governor and Regional Development Council (RDC VI) Chair Sally Z. Perez expressed optimism that there will be a solution to this concern.


Monsoon rains leave millions worth of damages in Western Visayas

The heavy monsoon rains that occurred last July 26 left a trail of destruction reaching P25.65 million in damages, one dead and missing in the region, the Regional Disaster Coordinating Council VI (RDCC VI) reported.

RDC seeks improvement of WV's nutrition status

Children are our true wealth and their growth is affected by the problem on malnutrition.


The governor is in control
Carpooling Loonies
Rigi-rigi: An after five de-stresser
Consumers Domain
According to their conscience!
Combong - Pijuan  
Girlfriend, “He's Just Not That Into You”
Just Right
The flip side of the “Hello Garci” tapes (Part 1)
Res Gestae
Dirty Politics?
Bridging the gap
The early years of Calle De la Rama
on the dot
Putting premium on DOT accreditation
Without the Whitecoat
Miss Loreto D. Tupaz… Iloilo's Florence Nightingale
To bury or not to bury?
Unusual Channel
On instant noodle and staying young


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Eye Opener

CPU Centennial Celebration a roaring success

By Rodolfo Gumabong

Opinion Polls

What do you think is the solution to Iloilo City's flood problem?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

Rational Insanity

Gloria gay-sha!

By Bryan Mari Argos


Kabaya Hotel

Kabayan Hotels
Pinoy Service for the working Pinoys

Kabayan Hotels in Pasay City and Cubao, Quezon City recently conducted their provincial sales and marketing tour in Iloilo City to raise awareness of their rooming innovations and unique services.

  UP alumni in panay

University donors cited in Homecoming for UP Alumni in Panay

Indeed the Grand Alumni Homecoming for past graduates of the University of the Philippines based in Panay Island became a venue for the acknowledgment of alumni donations and for more proposition on how they could give a piece of what they have for the University.