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A policeman keeps guard while a house is being demolished in Brgy. Bolilao, Mandurriao district Tuesday, March 14. Twenty-nine houses in the said area were ordered demolished by the court by virtue of an extra-judicial foreclosure of real estate mortgage affecting two lots.
A.Chris Fernandez    

Sheriff imposes demolition order against 26 houses in Mandurriao

Iloilo -- Residents of a certain portion of Barangay Bolilao, Mandurriao have no choice but to secure their personal belongings as the City Sheriff have started to demolish their houses covered by a demolition order recently handed down by the lower court in favor of Banco De Oro Universal Bank.

Four families to get relocation site from city

Iloilo City -- Only four of the 26 affected families in Barangay Bolilao, Mandurriao have applied for a relocation site before the office of the Iloilo City Urban Poor Affairs Office (Icupao).

Tons of blasted fish recovered; fishing vessel, crew held

Iloilo -- A composite team against illegal fishing has recovered tons of fish believed to have been caught with the use of explosives.


Two Iloilo towns win nutrition award

Iloilo -- The municipalities of Calinog and New Lucena of this province were cited along with three other institutions in the country for their outstanding nutrition and health programs.

Capitol expense nears P1B mark

Iloilo -- Three months into this year's approved expenditures of over P856 million for the affairs and operation of the Iloilo Provincial Government, the Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP) moved yesterday (Tuesday) to approve P65 million more.

SP probes back to committee level

Iloilo -- After all the hullabaloo, all matters presented before the Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP) for investigation in aid of legislation will be handled by standing committees as so established in its internal rules of procedure. This, notwithstanding earlier efforts to convene the SP as a "Committee of the Whole" and the elaborate process the group went to do away with the "usual" and push for a new chairman in lieu of the Vice Governor as Presiding Chair.

'Go ahead make my day,' says Panes on contempt charge

Lawyer-journalist Cornelio "Kune" Panes goes 'Hollywood' on his comment when reached for reaction on the indirect contempt filed against him and a journalist.

Capitol observes Universal Salt Iodization Week

In observance of the Universal Salt Iodization this week (March 13-17, 2006), the Provincial Health Office (PHO) will spearhead the salt-testing in all wet markets and sari-sari stores in the Province of Iloilo.


Tourism action plan gets RDC 6 OK

"We got what you are looking for" was how DOT Edwin Trompeta presented the Tourism Action Plan 2010 of Western Visayas that got the unanimous nod of the Regional Development Council during its first quarter regular meeting.

RDC 6 seeks to restore rescinded GSIS benefits

If the Regional Development Council had its way, the benefits of government workers rescinded by GSIS Board Resolution Nos. 173, 188 and 285 July 23, dated August 13, Nov. 19 all of 2003, respectively, should all be restored immediately.


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Anything Under the Sun
Ilonggo soldiers on other war fronts (2)

By Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

Never trust an 'actor'

By Nelson Robles

Unusual Channel
Working with God

By Ma. Renette B. Uy

Consumers Domain
International Women's Day

By Ian Seruelo

Hunting for a column


Res Gestae
Wake up call

By Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

on the dot
Moving on

By Atty. Helen Camarista

Gate-Crashing at the Oscars

By Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

Without the Whitecoat
Testimonies vs. evidence-based practice

By Florentino P. Alerta II, M.D.

Bridging the gap
City streets in Iloilo

By Prof. Henry Funtecha


eye opener
What is in store for our graduates?


The Fullness of Life
Self-denial (part II)

By Fr. Florentino S. Lim, CIHM

Rational Insanity
Ignorance can get you pubic lice

By Bryan Mari Argos

'Who will save Filipinos from themselves?'


Erik Mana
Erik Mana and MARC: Magic as a lifestyle
Magic has been a part of our lives. As kids, we all dragged our parents to see the man in a black robe as he drops a piece of paper into that nigrescent hat. We patiently waited, holding our breath with utmost excitement. Then alas! The man raises his gloved hands from the bottom of the supposedly-empty hat. A white bunny, about the size of a chihuahua, was suspended in the air with nothing but four digits and an opposing thumb gripping its two elongated ears.