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Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) jailguards check on an inmate going out of the old jail facility before transferring to their new 'home' in Brgy. Nanga, Pototan, Iloilo Saturday.
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CBCP prexy calls on Filipinos to pray for peace and sobriety

Iloilo -- In the wake of the latest turmoil over the failed power grab by some military officials, the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) is appealing to the Filipinos to pray and be calm.

Militants hit Arroyo's Proclamation 1017

Iloilo -- Militant groups in the city condemned Pres. Arroyo's declaration of state of emergency in the country following the alleged coup attempt Thursday night.

Guards foil escape try of murder suspect

Iloilo -- An otherwise smooth transfer of 851 Ilonggo inmates, mostly facing murder and rape charges was marred Saturday by a daring escape made by one murder suspect. Forty others were believed to have followed suit had it not been for the immediate reaction of alert jail guards of the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC).


'So far so good,' DOTC exec says of Iloilo airport works

Iloilo -- Ongoing construction works of the multi-billion New Iloilo Airport Development Project (NIADP) continues to register a negative slippage yet overall, optimism runs high on said project now closely watched by the national government.

More Gawad Kalinga houses up in Iloilo

Iloilo City -- Saturday marked anew the sacrifices of the known and unknown heroes of the EDSA revolution that restored democracy for the Filipinos. The day meant new life for millions and the promise of a better future. Twenty years later, the day was to be marked by street protests with similar call for support in Iloilo City, the Ilonggo protesters enjoying the fruits of democracy, still seeking for that new life and better future.

Measures vs. abusive taxi drivers underway

Measures have been made to curb abusive taxi drivers who are victimizing visitors and tourists arriving at Iloilo Domestic Airport. The initiative was made by City Councilor Jed Mabilog after an unpleasant experience brought to his attention by a friend who visited the city for a business meeting.

Techno promotions of Darag native chicken to take off

"Darag", the Ilonggos well-loved native chicken will finally get the media attention it deserves.


DENR implements forest protection activities down the barangays

San Jose, Antique -- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Provincial Office bared that forest protection and environment conservation activities have been implemented at the local level.

Poor Capiz residents get free medical, dental services

Roxas City -- More than 300 patients from poor families availed of free medical and dental services last February 18 at Barangay Milibili here to help the beneficiaries relieved from their diseases and other health problems.

Roxas City ranks among Asia's fine adventure destinations

Roxas City -- A 15-minute documentary about Roxas City is regularly shown over Living Asia Channel in its travel guide segments as among Asia's fine adventure destinations.


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Anything Under the Sun
Chacha or no?

By Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

Consumers Domain
Civil disobedience vs Proclamation 1017

By Ian Seruelo

'The world's greatest challenge'


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

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.


The Fullness of Life
A central focus in life

By Fr. Florentino S. Lim, CIHM

Rational Insanity
Going gaga over electronics

By Bryan Mari Argos

Eye Opener
Discipline officials in Guinsaugon tragedy

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

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



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Sayaw Pinoy 2006, a success!
Dancing is a union of body and soul, a marriage of rhythm and grace, a link of history and what lies ahead. It can tell a story of love or hatred, of failure or triumph, of good or evil. It is quite similar to life. Sometimes, you are tossed up into the air.


Photographic Society of Iloilo celebrates victory
Photographs are essential part of our life. It has been used as a tool for documenting the important stages and the essential happenings that we've been to through the years. Though merely pieces of glossy or silky papers with series of colors imprinted on it, pictures can actually talk.