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Guv answers graft raps, tells Ombudsman, 'I did no wrong'

Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas came out to beat the deadline set by the Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas.  This was in line with the earlier criminal and administrative complaints lodged before said anti-graft body that had him and two other Capitol executives named as respondents.

New rules, better accommodations up in P70M IRC

A home away from home.

  Transport Terminal in Tagbak, Jaro
A transport terminal in Tagbak, Jaro appears deserted late in the morning Monday as some provincial jeepneys opted not to go on with their trips due to lack of passengers.

Disunited transport groups fail to cripple City

Being divided really proved disadvantageous on the cause of the transport sector. Again, Monday's strike failed to cripple transportation in the city and province of Iloilo as other groups did not support the protest action called by Pinagkaisang Samahan ng Tsuper and Operators Nationwide (Piston) Panay.


School renamed without following 'procedure'

Officials of the Iloilo City National High School Calaparan extension has changed the name of the school to Melchor L. Nava High School without awaiting the approval of the Sangguniang Panlungsod.

City confiscates more illegal weights

The city government's Special Services Unit (SSU) has intensified its crackdown against owners of illegal and defective weighing devices who are cheating unsuspecting market-goers in the different market terminals here.

City holds economic briefing

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas is inviting all sectors to attend the economic briefing on Thursday at the Amigo Terrace Hotel. The program is in partnership with the local business associations.

City girds for 2005 regional clean and green contest

The city government here is preparing for the upcoming 2005 Gawad Pangulo sa Kapaligiran (GPK) regional clean and green competition.


Loomweaver to represent Aklan in an Asian museum

Kalibo, Aklan—A loom-weaver is among those invited to represent the country in an exhibit of Asian Museum in San Franccisco, California on September 9-16, 2005

Group of professionals organize Dungog Panay 2005

Amid the worsening political and financial crisis and a seemingly hopeless situation, a group of Ilonggo professionals is celebrating ‘Dungog Panay' to refocus on optimism rather than pessimism.

Tumandok '05: A showcase of festivals

September as declared the international tourism month with a theme: “Travel and transport: From the imaginary of Jules Verne to the reality of the 21 st Century”, brought various activities featuring the rich culture of Iloilo.


Legacy beyond legislation
Carpooling Loonies
Suicide clubs and this manic-depressive column
Consumers Domain
Death by patronage politics
Combong - Pijuan  
Model behavior
Just Right
Not twice But thrice
Res Gestae
Bar Ops
Bridging the gap
Post–war marine fishing in Iloilo
on the dot
Without the Whitecoat
Occupational Medicine… the practice in Iloilo
'There is no order, only anarchy'
Unusual Channel
What is this noise all about?
My Brother-in-Law and Other Stories
We lost our luggage, we lost our guide!


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Rational Insanity

Envy, or not to be

By Bryan Mari Argos

Rice – is it enough for everyone?

By Agnes Españo-Dimzon
Panay Rural Development Center, Inc. (PRDCI)

Letter to the Editor

De facto Martial Rule

Corazon Gemarino-Capalla, San Antonio, Oton, Iloilo

Opinion Polls

What can you say about the result of the votation on whether to impeach GMA or not?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

The True Fish Story At UPV


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Ilonggoanay: A showcase of Iloilo's best

Iloilo's best products like mangoes, furniture and others have been a major attraction to tourists. A four-day (September 8-11, 2005) trade fair for local producers dubbed, “Ilonggoanay” was packed by students, tourists, yuppies and businessmen at the SM city, Iloilo.


Relax and dine at Tazza cafébar

One of the best pastimes in life is eating. We always look forward to the menu of the day and it's interesting when the menus are prepared the way we like it. Be it beef, chicken, seafood, pork and etc. Other than the nutrition it gives us, it also boosts our energy despite having a hectic schedule.