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Streetchildren in the city have been noted to increase in number nowadays. Photo shows two boys racing with public utility vehicles on the road.
A.Chris Fernandez    

Fact-finding team formed to probe hospital mismanagement

Iloilo -- A fact-finding team has been tasked by Gov. Niel Tupas, Sr. to look into the allegations hurled by the twenty-four medical personnel of Iloilo Provincial Hospital against their hospital chief Dr. Noel Icamina.

DOT chief double-checks charges, background of city's accuser

Yes, Iloilo does have a problem with abusive taxi drivers thus a valid complaint and observation. But no, the city could not be the "dirtiest in the Philippines" as tagged by a supposed European envoy.

Alert up as over 800 inmates off to new IRC

After about six failed pronouncements, bags are finally packed and it is all-systems go for the 853 inmates of the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) as they bid goodbye the historical building by the Iloilo Provincial Capitol and start rehabilitation and detention in the new jail in Barangay Nanga, Pototan, Iloilo


Rugby sniffing rampant in Sooc--Peñaredondo

Iloilo City -- The use of rugby is rampant among the youth of Brgy. Sooc, Arevalo. This was disclosed by City Councilor Eduardo Peñaredondo even as he called for a stricter police monitoring of the area.

Sayaw Pinoy sa Iloilo 2006 set

"Dance is an expression of happiness," says Ma. Theresa S. Sarabia, Ph.D, Vice President of St. Therese-MTC Colleges, the local host of the Sayaw Pinoy sa Iloilo 2006, on a press conference held at West Visayas Cultural Center last February 21, 2006. This is in relation to the celebration of the National Arts Month this February.

Make fire safety a lifestyle- BFP reminds public

"Make fire safety a lifestyle," suggests Chief Inspector Rommel B. Gomez of the Bureau of Fire Protection, Region VI to remind the public that fire can bring damage to human lives and properties if one is not careful, and that everyone must observe fire prevention all year round.

DENR distributes 37 hectares of lands in Miagao, Iloilo

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) through its field Office in CENRO Iloilo City had distributed a total of 105 land patents to the patentees at the Municipal Cultural Center of Miagao, Iloilo, just recently.


National Schools Press confab opens in Aklan amid drumbeats

Kalibo, Aklan -- It was Kalibo Ati-Atihan Festival all over again here February 20 when the National Schools Press Conference (NSPC) formally opened amidst drumbeats.

BFAR composite team helps assess oil spill in Semirara

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR- Central Office) has set up a composite team of six persons to conduct surveys and gather scientific data to help determine the effects of oil spill to the marine resources in the Semirara Island in Antique province.


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Anything Under the Sun
Con-Con versus Con-Ass, etc.

By Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

Bridging the gap
The early Augustinians in Panay

By Prof. Henry Funtecha

Res Gestae
Free legal aid for the police

By Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Boboy's imminent doom

By Nelson Robles

Unusual Channel
Tempting gossip and other brain spills

By Ma. Renette B. Uy

Consumers Domain
Disasters and all

By Ian Seruelo

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.

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

By Jinki H. Beldia


Eye Opener
Discipline officials in Guinsaugon tragedy

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

The profit is 'greener' than the grass
Not yet over


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


Aselo de Molo
Asilo de Molo: Crafts for charity
We, Ilonggos, are known for our compassionate nature and our creativity. We all have the blood of an artist and the heart of a hero. It is here, in Iloilo, where craft and charity meets. Confused? Well, you shouldn't be. In Asilo de Molo both are present.


The Muzic Zone
Enter the Muzik Zone @ Aris Bar
After taking us back to the good old days with a healthy dose of 'classic' rock and roll with The Moonstrucks, Iloilo City's entertainment hotspot has now shifted gears and gone into something more 'contemporary.' Enter the Music Zone at Aris Bar, Cafe, Restaurant... and everything else.