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Negligent Capitol heads blamed for power bill surcharges

‘Finger-pointing' has no place at the Capitol.  As such, the ax will fall on negligent department heads with the promise of administrative charges if and when they fall short of what is expected of them.

Collection of terminal fees legal but only until Sept. 17

There is nothing wrong with the collection of terminal fees after all.

  Tagbak Terminal
The 180-day period is about to end but this transport terminal in Brgy. Tagbak, Jaro, as with six other terminals, has yet to comply with the requirements provided in the Perimeter Boundary Ordinance. Photos shows workers pouring down pales of water on the dusty Tagbak terminal.

338 bar girls STD-positive

Health officials have sounded anew the call for regular medical check-up on the city's entertainers and bar girls following a not-so-clean bill of health discovered on the most recent medical test conducted on the group.


Iloilo River Dev't Project faces snag

The first stage of the Package 2 of the multi-billion Iloilo Flood Control Project (IFCP) initiated by the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) which focuses on the Iloilo River Development Project would be delayed after problems on the bidding procedures cropped up.

House probe on Iloilo airport mess nears conclusion

The Congressional probe conducted on the alleged anomalies surrounding the multi-billion construction of the New Iloilo Airport Development Project (NIADP) is almost at the finish line.

Concepcion cops probe discovery of burned remain of unknown victim

Police are now on the look-out for the suspects responsible in Thursday discovery of a charred body dumped in one hinterland barangay in Concepcion, Iloilo.

STI ready to complete Tesda's requirements for Diploma in Health and Nursing Aide

STI College of Iloilo assures its students and the public that it will exert all efforts to comply with registration requirements set by the Technical Education Skills and Development Authority (Tesda) for the Diploma in Health and Nursing Aide (DHNA).

Town cooperative helps BIR step up revenue collection

Pavia, Iloilo – The Pavia Entrepreneurs Multipurpose Cooperative (PEMC) has become a partner of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in seeing to it that their members pay the right taxes to the government.


Augustinian bags 6 golds, named champion of the world

Augustinian John Edward Tajanlangit, popularly known as Jed Madela, bagged 6 golds and was declared Grand Champion during the recently held World Championship of Performing Arts (WCOPA) in Hollywood, USA.

Bigwigs in the Tourism and Business Industries keynote JCI Confab

Two of the most prominent names in tourism and business will be the keynote speakers during the 25 th Visayas Area Conference (Visarcon) of the Junior Chamber international Philippines (JCIP) on September 2-4, 2005 in Iloilo City. This is an annual gathering of young leaders and entrepreneurs from all over the Visayas with the theme: Entrepreneurship, Tourism and Camaraderie.

Crime Prevention Week celebration starts

Starting September 1-7 the whole country will celebrate the 11 th National Crime Prevention Week with the theme: “Barangay kag Pumuluyo Maghiliugyon: Kriminalidad Tapna-on!” and the Slogan: “Barangay Limpyuhon, Kriminalidad Dula-on!”.


Who to blame for the waste of electricity
Carpooling Loonies
Suicide clubs and this manic-depressive column
Consumers Domain
Impeachment death & dishonorable debt
Combong - Pijuan  
Kris Aquino
Just Right
The flip side of the “Hello Garci” tapes (Part 1)
Res Gestae
Bar Ops
Bridging the gap
Trade and Commerce in Iloilo, 1946-1972
on the dot
Without the Whitecoat
Looks like everybody is leaving the country
Reprise: The winter of our discontent
Unusual Channel
Classic act
My Brother-in-Law and Other Stories
NAIA & Changi Airport


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Opinion Polls

Are you in favor of the proposal to replace pumpboats plying Caticlan and Boracay Island with larger ferry boats? Why?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

Eye Opener

Impeaching GMA

By Rodolfo Gumabong




Human and Responsible Sexuality

Human and Responsible Sexuality

Issues and other sex-related subjects (sexual organs, body, and physical expressions) is traditionally a forbidden topic. The topic on sex is often discussed in confusing symbolisms like substituting sexual organs with words like flowers, birds, etc., especially when there are minors around.

  Banko Buena

Bangko Buena welcomes Culasi Branch

Bangko Buena, Inc. (A Rural Bank) formerly known as Bangko Buenavista Guimaras, Inc. was established way back in 1971 under the corporate name, Rural Bank of Buenavista Guimaras, Inc.