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Sailing Beauties of 2006   Enlarge this image
The winners of the search for Miss Iloilo Paraw Regatta 2006, from left: Ma. Carla Monica Baviera, 3rd runner up, Cherry Mae Car, 1st runner up, Rizlley Anne Grendzinski, Miss Paraw Regatta 2006, Zinnia Villarin, 2nd runner up, and Irish Milan, 4th runner up.
A.Chris Fernandez    

No suspects yet in Boracay resort robbery

A call for a speedy investigation has now been made by the Department of Tourism (DOT) here for authorities relative to the incident that traumatized and victimized eleven Iloilo City-based Korean nationals in a recent Boracay visit.

Tanod critical as cops eye vice mayor's bro in Lemery shooting

A barangay tanod remains in critical condition following Thursday's shooting in Lemery, Iloilo. Authorities are on the look-out for the suspect, one alias "Pano" who is said to be the younger brother of the town's vice mayor.

SP casual employee backs Sarah Jane's expose on land scam yarn

Following what Sarah Jane Magdalo had exposed regarding the alleged overpriced acquisition of a lot for relocation site, a certain Norberto Ortigoza, who claimed to be chairman of the Peoples Council Against Graft and Corruption, came out over the weekend to affirm the whistle-blower's allegations.


Personal grudge seen as motive in cop's slay try

A policeman who survived a slay attempt in front of his house in Barangay Compania, Molo early morning Friday believes that persons who have personal grudges with him were responsible for the attempt to kill him.

House all set to probe Iloilo's 'Capitol of the Future'

Iloilo's grandest, tallest and most expensive government building is set to take center stage in an upcoming probe of the House of Representatives.

Capitol to convene for La Niņa preparedness

The Iloilo provincial government through the Provincial Agriculture and Fisheries Council will convene this week to plan about contingency measures should La Niña hit the Province of Iloilo this year.

Iloilo SMEs to participate in corporate social responsibility forum

As the country's fiscal deficit widens, it becomes increasingly difficult for the Philippine government to provide basic social services to its population. It also raises issues of equity and access to resources and the ability of the government to meet and achieve its commitment to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).


OWWA extends livelihood grant to OFWs

Another livelihood opportunity awaits Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and their families who want to start or sustain their businesses but do not have enough capital through the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration - National Livelihood Support Fund - Livelihood Development Program for OFWs (OWWA-NLSF-LDPO).

Increased revenue collection under EVAT seen

Revenue District Officer Jona Ruth Alonte of Revenue District No. 74 of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) based here in this city is optimistic that the implementation of the new Expanded Value Added Tax (EVAT) will have a great impact in their tax collection efforts this year.


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Consumers Domain
Disasters and all

By Ian Seruelo

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


Rational Insanity
Food and something like it

By Bryan Mari Argos

The Fullness of Life
Love the more excellent way (Part II)

By Fr. Florentino S. Lim, CIHM

Eye Opener
The love of money

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong


A word of their own
A world of their own
While the world is full of problems, disasters, conflicts, etc., the individuals in this gallery--who live in their own world--seem to be unperturbed. Wandering just about anywhere these individuals look at the world of their own thoughts and the world of their own feelings.


Sailing Beauties of 2006
Sailing Beauties of 2006
Display of beautifully-designed sailboats, fishing tournaments, oyster feasts, beach volleyball competitions and lots of exciting activities comprise this year's celebration of the 34th Paraw Regatta, an event which Ilonggos look forward to every year. But what is an event without a beauty pageant?