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Gov. Tupas with the Chinese Visitors   Enlarge this image
Iloilo Gov. Niel D. Tupas, Sr. looks appreciatively at a souvenir given to him by He Yousheng (beside Tupas), vice chairman of the Chongqing Youth Federation from the People's Republic of China during a courtesy call by some 12 young Chinese businessmen last week.
A. Chris Fernandez    

Criminal charges up vs law grad posing as lawyer

A 33 year-old Law graduate has been officially charged before the Iloilo City Prosecutor's Office for making alleged claims that he is a member of the bar.

DTI-Iloilo issues stern warning vs. sale of substandard products

With the recent confiscation of substandard products from nine establishments in Iloilo City, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Iloilo has reiterated its warning against other traders who engage in the selling of products that are not compliant with the required standards.

Treñas assures no raids on firecracker makers

Contrary to the pronouncements of the Philippine National Police (PNP), Mayor Jerry Treñas assured firecrackers manufacturers and dealers in the city that no police operation will be conducted against them for their failure to secure a permit.

No suspects yet in gas station hold-up

The police has still to identify the suspects in the hold-up of the Shell gasoline station in Timawa Avenue, Molo early last week.

Where's the autopsy report?, warden asks on reported foul play in inmate's death

Foul-play or not, the latest death inside the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) remains unresolved with retired Police Senior Supt. Juan Mabugat, IRC warden still unable to begin any official investigation.

City gets initial P27M for relocation sites

The city government has already received the P27-million intended for the purchase of relocation sites for families affected by the construction of the Iloilo Flood Control Project here.

Treñas defends Peco's inclusion in top taxpayers list

City Mayor Jerry Treñas defended the inclusion of Panay Electric Company Inc. (Peco) in the list of the 40 top tax payers of Iloilo City.

Iloilo’s Heritage, Iloilo’s Pride' Photo Contest

The old structures and buildings of Iloilo speak of its heritage. These are constant awe-inspiring for tourists and visitors. The magnificence of its designs also brings back our very own culture and pride. With this, the United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) Marikudo Chapter, Iloilo City Cultural Heritage Conservation Council and the Department of Tourism (DOT) VI will hold a photo contest both for amateur and professional photographers.

Employment opportunities for job hunters

A job fair will be conducted here in Iloilo City this month for job seekers who may want to try their luck in various job offerings. This is according to the Department of Labor and Employment 6 (DOLE 6).


DOH: WV still Bird Flu free

The Department of Health (DOH) has categorically denied the reported occurrence of Bird Flu in Negros Occidental particularly in Escalante City even as it called on the public not to immediately believe rumors about the spread of Bird Flu.

12 Negros fishers arrested off Ajuy waters

Twelve fishing boat crew from Negros Occidental were arrested and turned over to the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) for custody following illegal fishing raps filed against them Friday.


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


Chilling to the nerves

By Erly C. Garcia

Rational Insanity
Ten things I hate about bars

By Bryan Mari Argos

The fullness of life
Harnessing the monster within (Part 2)

By Florentino S. Lim, CIHM

Eye Opener
The uncompromising man of God

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong


Paola Lissa
Living the dream, keeping the tradition In keeping with the Filipino tradition, Jim and Beth Fink had the best of the best prepared for their only daughter in a Debut, that formal introduction of their young lady to society on her eighteenth birthday.
Fr. Moises Tacardon
Living with the poor
Like Rev. Fr. Moises Tacardon's experience living with the poor of San Lorenzo, Lapaz. “Life in the seminary is much better, but there are things in this community that you'll be learning – soon you get used and eventually love what you're doing.”