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The animals at the back of the city slaughterhouse in Molo district wait for their turn to be slaughtered. TNT FILE PHOTO

City veterinarian pushes for slaughterhouse closure

City Veterinarian Tomas Forteza will recommend to Mayor Jerry Treñas the closure of the city's slaughterhouse in Molo district due to unsanitary butchering procedures.

Deeper probe up in death of frat neophyte

A directive from the Iloilo Provincial Police Office (IPPO) is now in effect addressed to investigators of the Dueñas police aimed at establishing frasority personalities involved in Sunday’s hazing death. 

Drilon backed by local partymates over destabilization yarn

“Unfounded, irresponsible and bordering on hallucinatory statements” was how the Iloilo Chapter of the Liberal Party (LP) headed by former City Councilor Vicente Gengos Jr. describe the  linking of former president Corazon C. Aquino and Senate President Franklin M. Drilon to destabilization moves against the Arroyo administration.

DAR probe gathers officials, suppliers in supply fiasco

Key officials and employees of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) provincial office here has been called in to shed light on the controversies hounding the department.

Zoning board to seek advice of HLURB

City legal chief Atty. Edgar Gil said the City Zoning Board Adjustment and Appeal (CZBAA) would seek the advice of the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB) regarding their recommendation on the controversial cell site of Digitel Mobile Philippines (Digitel) in Brgy. Montinola, Jaro, Iloilo City.

Satellite precincts for seriously drug affected brgys mulled

Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) Director Sr. Supt. Norlito Bautista has ordered Inspectors Frankie Jingle Lugo, police precinct 4 chief (Molo), and Dande Deocampo, city proper police precinct chief, to coordinate with their respective barangay officials for the establishment of a task group in their area.

TF on Street Children and IJWA celebrate Children's Month

This year's Children's Month celebration will be jointly spearheaded by the city's Task Force on Street Children (TFSC) and the Iloilo Juvenile Welfare Association (IJWA). The event will have a week-filled activity that will be actively participated by students from public and private schools, and some street children as previously identified by the task force.

An important factor in making people appreciate the value of statistics is for them to be involved in the process of gathering and analysis.

DENR to cancel 300 forest management contracts

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is set to cancel more than 300 Industrial Forest Management Agreements (IFMAs) because their holders are not adhering to responsible timber management.

Int’l Coop Month 2005 opens

The International Cooperative Month 2005 celebration in the Province of Iloilo has finally kicked off with an opening ceremonies held on Oct. 3, 2005 in host municipality, Miagao, 40 km. south of Iloilo City.

25 SMEs to attend Training Course on Trade Promotion via Video Conferencing

Twenty five (25) Small and Medium Enterprises will attend a seminar on “Philippine Overseas Training Course on Trade Promotion” via video conferencing connecting Iloilo, Manila and Osaka, Japan on October 5- 7, 2005, 8:30 am-5:00 pm at the Educational Media Center, Central Philippine University (CPU), Jaro, Iloilo City.

DTI-Iloilo observes Consumer Welfare Month

The month of October is observed yearly as Consumer Welfare Month. This is consistent with the policy of the government to protect the interest of the consumer and promote his general welfare and to underscore the role the consumers play in the vitality of the economy.


Top Negros rebels arrested

Seven alleged leaders of the New People's Army (NPA) Komiteng Rehiyon Negros (KRN) were arrested by elements of 12th Infantry Batallion, Philippine Army in Barangay Camingawan, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental Friday last week.

DENR inks MOA with Guimaras LGU

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) joined hands with the Provincial Government of Guimaras in the protection and conservation of the environment.


Gerthrode Charlotte Tan-Baterina

Gerthrode Charlotte Tan-Baterina: Making a graceful way to the top


Who wouldn’t know Ratsada’s anchorwoman? The pretty face that never tires of giving us the latest news of the day. The woman who’ll always be a ‘princess’ in her home but has chosen to serve the public. She is Gerthrode Charlotte Tan–Baterina, the only girl among three siblings.

The Promenade’s 'Mother of all buffets'

Food Review:
The Promenade’s 'Mother of all buffets': A must-have this October


What is that one word that could best sum up a showcase of delectable appetizers, soupy soups, heavenly array of veggies for the salad choices, unbelievably tasteful main dishes and the Carving Station of one’s life? 


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Why the chicken crossed the road (2)
Robles   Polibiz
Why Madam Miriam needs our support
Uy   Unusual Channel
Sweet dreams are made of these
Beldia   Carpooling Loonies
Charlene spilled too much
Seruelo   Consumers Domain

E.O. 464 is unconstitutional

Lindero   Res Gestae
Counting the blessings
Novera   My Brother-in-law & Other Stories
We met the prophets
Alerta   Without the White Coat
A big shocker
Funtecha   Bridging the gap
Commerce and trade in Iloilo, early 20th Century


The fullness of life
Quest for life’s meaning

Rational Insanity
The voyage of rediscovery

To Ivan: A final toast!