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Top cop tightens watch on hazing recruitment in Iloilo towns

Alarmed over the spate of hazing recruitment and brazen way minors are lured into the fray, a top official of the Iloilo Provincial Police Office (IPPO) is now bent on strengthening police watch in Iloilo towns.

City, province revives belt-tightening measures

The city and provincial governments of Iloilo are set to revive their respective belt tightening measures following Pres. Arroyo's call to conserve energy amid threats of a looming energy crisis.

  Minors at Club
Senior Insp. Erna Foerster (right) of the Women'a and Children's Desk of the Iloilo City Police Office assists the three minors rescued from the Lady Anne Disco Pub in JM Basa, St., Iloilo City. The three girls who came from Butuan City were allegedly recruited to work as waitresses in a restaurant but turned out to become dancers and GRO's in thr said night club.

Delayed but not forgotten; House probe on Capitol building still on

Congress is still set to investigate alleged anomalies surrounding the construction of the multi-million new Iloilo Provincial Capitol building. In fact, solons pushing for its probe will gather anew to set hearing dates with the group bent on bringing back to Iloilo City members of the powerful Committee on Good Government.


Ship ran aground off Barotac waters

The M/V Asia Malaysia owned by Trans-Asia Shipping Company ran aground early morning Monday some 5 kilometers off the shoreline of Sitio Lamintao, Brgy. Talisay, Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo.

Graft raps up anew vs guv, 2 others

Criminal and administrative complaints were filed anew in the Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas against Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas, Board Member Cecilia Capadosa and Budget Officer Elena Lim.

Penro adds P4.8 M to provincial government coffers

For the first six months of the year, the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (Penro) reported a total income of P4,812,250 coming from collections and fees in sand and gravel extraction, administrative fees and penalties and fines.


Not even one SEAG event in Iloilo City

Mayor Jerry Treñas said he has done his part in lobbying to have some games in the upcoming 23 rd Southeast Asian Games played in Iloilo City.

DOLE turns over more CGMA classrooms

With more donors taking part in the Donate-A-Classroom Program also known as the Classroom Galing sa mga Mamamayang Pilipino Abroad (CGMA) Project, the Department of Labor VI was able to turn over eleven standard two-classroom school buildings to recipient schools in Negros Occidental and Panay during the first half of year 2005.


Too much excitement could be fatal
Carpooling Loonies
Rigi-rigi: An after five de-stresser
Consumers Domain
Burden and more burden
Combong - Pijuan  
Just Right
The flip side of the “Hello Garci” tapes (Part 1)
Res Gestae
Not my sister alone
Bridging the gap
Pre-war tourist destinations in Iloilo
on the dot
Putting premium on DOT accreditation
(3rd of a series)
Without the Whitecoat
TARKA… preventing microalbuminuria
Do you speak English?
Unusual Channel
On accidental writing


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Rational Insanity

Alcohol: The price to pay

By Bryan Mari Argos

Eye Opener

Alfonso Uy, Centralian of the Century

By Rodolfo Gumabong

Opinion Polls

With the rising cost of basic commodities nowadays, what tips can you share in order to save and maximize what we have in our purse?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona


Kids Camp 2005

Strengthening ties at Kids Camp 2005

A kid's camp was sponsored and organized by the Couples for Christ (CFC) Kids for Christ of Jaro-Pavia Cluster. It was held in Pius XII Institute of Jaro, Iloilo City last weekend, August 20 and 21. This is also an annual event of CFC KFC.

  Steiner Education

Steiner Education: Schooling the Imagination

It has been known that a man's character is influenced by his education. Whether what school he came from or what level of education he gained, the bottom line is EDUCATION is important. Education does not only begin during the first time we enter an educational institution.