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Mass wedding at Lapaz Church   Enlarge this image
Pair by pair, the 54 couples walk down the aisle of Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage Parish Church in La Paz for the start of the matrimonial ceremony.
A.Chris Fernandez    

Korean visitors in Boracay lose cash, valuables to resort robbers

Boracay the island-paradise? Not quite for the eleven Korean nationals, all foreign-exchange students who had the most harrowing in experience over the weekend. And for a reason too which now had them vow never to come back.

Tupas turns down gambling offer

True to his commitment to fight illegal gambling Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas Sr. recently turned down an offer by two numbers game operators from Manila to operate "jueteng" here in the province.

'My Dream Wedding' for 54 couples

Fifty-four proud couples finally exchanged marital vows Thursday at the Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage Parish Church in La Paz district. They were recipients of the "My Dream Wedding"project of City Councilor Julienne Baronda and the Iloilo City Hall Press Corps.


Labor scam uncovered anew in Tigbauan

More anomalies and irregularities have now been uncovered by the Commission on Audit (COA) in the government dealings of the Municipality of Tigbauan. With answers still hanging on the December expose' of a town councilor on multi-million financial mess of the town, this latest COA findings spelled more trouble for Mayor Myrna Torres.

Illegal fishing persists in 5th District towns

Illegal fishing remains a priority for the Iloilo Provincial Police Office (IPPO) with resurgence of said illegal activity noted in the province.

'Stop the demolition,' Court orders City execs on Bolilao lot

A 72-hour cease and desist order was issued by the Court on the controversial area up for demolition by the Iloilo City Government.

Barangay-based cha-cha info campaign up

The League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) will tap the city's 180 barangay captains to lead the information campaign designed to inform the citizenry on the significance of the proposed amendments to the 1987 Philippine Constitution.

Obet shrugs off job-order issue, feels sorry for SP members who dance 'Mejo's tune'

A non-issue not deserving to be dignified. Yet one issue he feels sorry for being dignified.

Binalaybay contest winners bared

Fifteen-year-old 3rd year high school Raymart Baido of the Iloilo City National High school in Molo, this city, romped away the first prize of the Sumakwelan Binalaybay Contest held on February 11, 2006 at Museo Iloilo. Baido's winning Binalaybay piece was "Sa Handong Sang Gugma". He received first prize cash award of P3,000 donated by Leganes Mayor Adolfo E. Jaen.


Luli graces ANS centennial celeb opening

Presidential daughter Luli Macapagal Arroyo recently graced the opening program of the centenary of Antique's premier high school, the Antique National School (ANS), formerly Antique High School (AHS) last February 8, 2006.

The occupational physician: Responding to challenges in today’s crises

The 28th Annual National Convention on March 27-29, 2006 at the Manila Hotel will focus on the Occupational Physician in the midst of challenging and difficult times.


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Res Gestae
aggR-VATing life

By Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Assumption Education – a gift! (Part 2 of 2)

By Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

Without the Whitecoat
Hiring a company doctor or medical retainer

By Florentino P. Alerta II, M.D.

Bridging the gap
The many faces of marriage and sexuality

By Prof. Henry Funtecha

Anything Under the Sun
Marian Apparitions (2)

By Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

Unusual Channel
Once again and more

By Ma. Renette B. Uy

A ‘haunted’ capitol

By Nelson Robles

Carpooling Loonies
Cheaters', a must have (Part II)

By Jinki H. Beldia

Consumers Domain
More thoughts on Charter Change

By Ian Seruelo


Rational Insanity
What to do on a valentine-less valentine"s day

By Bryan Mari Argos

The Fullness of Life
Love: the more excellent way

By Fr. Florentino S. Lim, CIHM

Eye Opener
The love of money

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong


Moonstruck at Aris
Moonstruck @ Aris
The Moonstrucks was dubbed the “Beatles of the Philippines” but coolly plays with equal ease and aplomb the hits of all the other famous bands of the 60s – Dave Clark Five, Herman’s Hermits, Gary Lewis and the Playboys, The Lettermen, Spiral Staircase, The Beachboys. And, yes, The Moonstrucks too, have got soul, as they give justice to Motown – Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Stylistics, to name a couple.