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Workers fill up the pavement in front of the Sta. Teresita Church in preparation for the coming Dinagyang Festival.
A. Chris Fernandez    

Council OK's ordinance regulating billboards

From now on, there would be no new construction or installation of billboards and other forms of outdoor advertisements in the city of Iloilo.

P63 M relocation site for families affected by floodway project up for approval

The Sangguniang Panlungsod deferred the approval of a resolution granting the chief executive the authority to purchase the P63 million worth of properties to be used as relocation site for families affected by the Iloilo River flood way project.

Church protests new site of Dinagyang judging area

The Sta. Teresita Parish in Quezon Street, Iloilo City does not want a Dinagyang judging area to be put up along the church vicinity in Quezon-De Leon Streets.


Ma cries for justice in son's brutal slay

Was he executed by the rebels? Or victim of foul play in the hands of a relative?

Capitol's 2006 development fund reaches P147 M

The Province of Iloilo is set to work on over P147 million in provincial development funds for programs and projects that promises to bring in new hospital buildings, a lot of "priority drugs and medicines," milk for Iloilo's 2nd and 3rd degree malnourished children and infrastructure work.

Solo perfect attendance, less Resolutions for prov'l board in ’05 sessions

A total of 52 sessions were conducted by the Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP) in 2005 marked by the perfect attendance of only one member who did not miss a single regular or special session, officially or unofficially. And with historical "performances' displayed by both administration and minority 'conscience bloc' board members, the 8th SP of the Iloilo Provincial Government managed to approve 196 Resolutions, 11 approved Resolutions short as compared to 2004.

Ganzon's proposed ordinance draws flak

As controversial as his father was, Councilor Jeffrey Ganzon proposed an ordinance to set free all legitimate vendors and stall holders in all Iloilo City Public Market by granting them general amnesty and absolute payment of surcharges and interest on unpaid rental fees and or charges levied and assessed on all their past accounts under certain conditions.

PGMA to witness Kasadyahan '06

Expect a very tight security measures this coming Dinagyang celebration particularly at the Iloilo Freedom Grandstand as President Gloria-Macapagal Arroyo already confirmed her attendance on the 28th.

2 Ilonggo farmers up for Japan

Two Ilonggo young farmers are scheduled to undergo training in Japan for 12 months this year.


LTO 6 to implement ban on cars with Freon

Starting this year, the Land Transportation Office (LTO VI) will deny registration or renewal of license of air-conditioned cars that are still using the prohibited Chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) or commonly known as "Freon".

Victims of firecracker related incidents down—DOH

While the numbers of victims of firecracker related incidents have been reduced as monitored from two sentinel sites in Iloilo and Negros Occidental, the Department of Health, however, considers their efforts only partially successful.


The food we throw away

By Julia Carreon-Lagoc

Without the White Coat
2006… the year ahead

By Florentino P. Alerta II

Bridging the gap
The 2nd coming of the Spaniards to the Visayas

By Prof. Henry Funtecha

A dog world

By Nelson Robles

Unusual Channel

By Ma. Renette B. Uy

Consumers Domain
Wishes wanted

By Ian Seruelo

Combong - Pijuan  
The harried housewife’s New Year’s guide

By Joanne Marie Combong - Pijuan


Know your leadership style

By Dominador L. Lisao, Ed. D.

opinion polls
What do you wish for Iloilo in the year 2006?

By Anti Enti

Anything Under The Sun
The “Whirlwind Missionary”

By Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

All in a year’s work

By Florence F. Hibionada

Eye Opener
2006 is the Year of Our Lord Jesus

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong


Seventh Day Adventist Centennial Awardees
Adventist celebrate 100 years
Adventist church in Iloilo launched its centennial year at the Fountain Area of Robinsons Iloilo last December 30. The event includes a culminating activity, a music festival, presscon among others. An awards night search for their Most Outstanding Adventists in the District at their church at Fajardo, Jaro. Prior to the event was also a caravan within the city. It's centennial year also gave more opportunities for most Ilonggos who need health care through their medical mission.