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This fishing boat awaits for its turn to dock by the Estancia Fishing Port to unload fresh fishes they have caught the night before.
A. Chris Fernandez  

City lawyer Sonalan finally breaks silence

Finally, beleaguered lawyer Reynaldo Sonalan broke his silence over the recommendation of his colleagues at the City Legal Office to have him charged of criminal and administrative raps due to alleged negligence which caused the dismissal of the power pilferage case against former City Treasurer Romeo Manikan.

LWUA takeover of MIWD for public good—Jamora

'We're just concerned.' This was the curt response of Mr. Lorenzo Jamora, administrator of the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA), on the takeover of the operations of the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD).

10 ICPO cops saved by the bell

The reported relief of the ten cops from the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) early this week actually did not happen.

Court battle continues on P100M Capitol loan

From the Guimbal Court here to the Court of Appeals (CA) in Cebu, the legal battle continues and heightens on the now controversial P100 million loan of the Iloilo Provincial Government.

House airport probe nears end with new twists

The congressional probe on the multi-billion New Iloilo Airport Development Project (NIADP) nears conclusion with Wednesday's hearing that saw more interesting developments.

Gorriceta assures completion of Pavia's bagsakan terminal

The completion of the Lopez-owned bagsakan terminal in Brgy. Ungka, Pavia, Iloilo may have encountered some hitches during the past several months, reason for some to express worry over whether the said project would still be realized.

Iloilo Challenge: The first lifestyle intercollegiate adventure race

The JCIP Iloilo (formerly known as Iloilo Jaycess, Inc.), an affiliate of the Junior Chamber of the Philippines and of the Junior Chamber International, is a non-profit leadership training organization of young men from various professions, which aims to develop and enhance the leadership skills of its members through various socio-economic activities.

Call Center opportunities beckon to Ilonggos

The sweet Ilonggo temperament and his mellifluous accent are working wonders for Iloilo's young graduates who have found doors of opportunity opening wide for them in the call center industry. Neil Laas was a budding journalist with a local publication in 2003 when he was encouraged to try becoming a call center 'agent' (roughly, one who makes or receives calls for a call center client).

2005 Iloilo Kawayan Market week and the 1st Hablon Fashion Fair

Bamboo and hablon are two Ilonggo products acclaimed both here and abroad. It is also the most competitive in terms of product lines and one of the best materials used in fashion designing. From furniture to accessories, bags, apparels among others, these two products (bamboo and hablon) are assets for the global market.


Ilonggo 'labor power' hit the streets in EVAT protest

Hundreds of Ilonggo vendors, drivers, members of urban poor groups and industrial workers gathered yesterday for yet another round of protest against the implementation of the Expanded Value Added Tax (EVAT).


For want of a parking space

By Julia Carreon-Lagoc

My conversation with God

By Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

Bridging the gap
Consumer goods sold in Iloilo City, 1930s

By Prof. Henry Funtecha

on the dot
What's up

By Helen J. Camarista

Without the White Coat
Stopping the scare

By Florentino P. Aleta II, M.D.

Unusual Channel
Pet peeve

By Ma. Renette B. Uy

Consumers Domain
Rape twice over

By Ian Seruelo

The son also rises

By Nelson Robles

Carpooling Loonies
Death on All Hallows Eve

By Jinki Beldia


Rational Insanity
Aswang Festival in retrospect

By Bryan Mari Argos

The fullness of life
Harnessing the monster within

By Florentino S. Lim, CIHM

Eye Opener
Change the trapos, VIPs and not the Constitution

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong


ALSP Visayas Conference
5th ALSP Visayas Confab a success
The ALSP Visayas Regional Board in cooperation with the Integrated Bar of the Philippines-Iloilo Chapter and the Central Philippine University, University of Iloilo and University of San Agustin Colleges of Law recently held the 5th Association of Law Students of the Philippines Visayas Regional Conference.
Mushroom peoduction in Antique
Mushroom production to augment farmer's income in Antique
In this time of crisis, mushroom production is considered as one alternative technology that could help enhance the income of farmers.