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Bomb threat disrupts classes at UI

The main building of the University of Iloilo in Rizal Street, Iloilo City was cleared of students and personnel just about an hour after classes started yesterday morning following a bomb threat which turned out to be a hoax.

City sets curfew on minors; Batad outlaws stray dogs, cats, chicken

Minors will soon find themselves prohibited to roam city streets and remain in public places following the strict implementation of the curfew ordinance approved by the Iloilo City Council in 2001 yet.

  Motorboat passengers to and from Buenavista, Guimaras
Motorboat passengers to and from Buenavista, Guimaras got a reprieve from the new fare rate after the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) temporarily deffered the two-peso fare increase for lack of awareness on the part of the public.

Peers call for release of ex-rebel over arson charge

Peers of a former communist rebel arrested last week and now behind bars over an arson charge came out to condemn the arrest while demanding for his immediate release and scrapping of said criminal case.


Support up on Lopez appointment as NBI alerted of P2M extort try

Support began to mount for former Representative and Guimaras Governor Emily Relucio-Lopez following her appointment as Ambassador to Italy.

Suspect in shooting of Estancia mayor's aide nabbed

Police operatives arrested Sunday one of the principal suspects charged with frustrated murder in the June shooting incident that seriously injured a top mayor's aide in Estancia.

Social Action Centers sign up vs corruption

Social Action Directors of the provinces of Romblon, Dumaguete, Antique, Capiz, Aklan, Iloilo, Bacolod City, San Carlos City and Kabankalan City signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Office of the Ombudsman, signifying their involvement as anti-graft and corruption arm of the government.

Transparency in devp't of energy plans sought

Energy industry experts called for transparency and wider participation in the development of the country's energy plans.

Treñas orders massive clean up to avert dengue

Despite the decrease in the number of dengue H-fever victims in the city, Mayor Jerry P. Treñas called on all city residents to conduct massive clean up of surroundings to prevent its possible outbreak.


OWWA launches IT training program for OFWs and their dependents

The communication gap between the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and their dependents is expected to be solved soon after the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) implements a program that will be of great help to both parties in broadening their knowledge and upgrading their skills in Information Technology (IT).

DOLE conducts Construction Safety Training for Safety Officers

Every worker has the right to safe working condition, but in some industries particularly in construction most, if not all, work sites are far from being safe as evidenced by the number of accidents on the job, which resulted to permanent disability or even death of workers.


This woman has 'balls'
Carpooling Loonies
Rigi-rigi: An after five de-stresser
Consumers Domain
According to their conscience!
Combong - Pijuan  
Making the Connection
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
Breadth of protest across the oceans
Unusual Channel
Little friendship


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About the yearbook


Rational Insanity


By Bryan Mari Argos

Eye Opener

CPU Centennial Celebration a roaring success

By Rodolfo Gumabong


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

By Marichel Teves-Magalona


Ann Tacaisa

Ability Ann Tacaisan
The name says it all

Men differ in many ways. They differ in physical dimensions, in strength, in interests and skills.


  Dichi & Mars 50th Anniversary

Dichi and Mars' 50th anniversary

A marriage vow that has lasted for 50 years (and going stronger) is like preserved wine at its finest. Or even better.


Amigo Travels & Tours Corp.

Amigo Travels & Tours Corporation

We always look forward to the adventures of traveling to places we've never been to. We want the best for these trips that's why convenience is on the top of our list.