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Kins of some of the crew of Elmer 2 visit the grounded fishing boat at Muelle Loney Saturday. The fishing boat's captain and crew vehemently deny that their about two tons catch were products of illegal fishing.

Jail guards on high alert as warden foils planned 'riot'

Security in the new Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) in Pototan, Iloilo is on extra alert as measures were heightened to guard the premises and IRC operations in the coming days.

PLO to decide on fate of hospital chief

IloThe Provincial Legal Office (PLO) headed by Atty. Salvador Cabaluna is yet to receive the official copy of the report of the Fact Finding Committee tasked to investigate the alleged poor management of Dr. Noel Icamina at Iloilo Provincial Hospital (IPH) where he is chief.

Arrested fishers 'snap' at TF Snapper

Iloilo City -- Anti-illegal fishing campaign of the city under the Task Force Snapper is on the roll with successive big-time arrests in the past week. Yet in Friday's incident where a 17-man crew of one fishing boat was apprehended and some two tons in fish catch confiscated, complaints are now up against the group.

Police gaining in campaign vs illegal drugs

The Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) is gaining in its war against the use and distribution of illegal drugs in the city based on a two-month assessment.


Pope gets a taste of Guimaras mangoes

Iloilo -- True to the realization of her pet campaign when she first ran for public office, former Guimaras Governor and Congresswoman Emily Relucio-Lopez did put the Guimaras mango on the world map. And albeit 'retired' from politics, she has not ceased to work in pushing for that honor.

Treñas starts Cha-cha initiative

City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas reiterated last week the need for constitutional change through people's initiative even as he urged all local officials to start the ball rolling for a serious discussion on constitutional reforms at the grassroots level.

Treñas satisfied with Bautista's performance

City Mayor Jerry Treñas commended Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) Director Senior Supt. Norlito Bautista for a 100 percent Crime Solution Efficiency (CSE) for the first two months of 2006.

OWWA bares new scholars

Sixteen incoming college students from Western Visayas qualified for the Educational Development Scholarship Program (EDSP) of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) for the school year 2006 - 2007.


Roxas sets local 'grand debate' on cha-cha

Roxas City -- The provincial government of Capiz is set to have a debate on the proposed Charter Change this March.

Region's first OFW Migrant Desk to open in Aklan

Kalibo, Aklan - Aklan will soon have an OFW Migrant Desk to cater to the needs of the province' Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) with the recent signing of a Memorandum of Agreement between the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) and the Provincial Government of Aklan.


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Anything Under the Sun
Glorious military tradition of Ilonggo soldier (2)

By Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

The world's largest "ukay-ukay"


Res Gestae
Not a statement of fact, but a statement of possibility

By Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

on the dot
Knowing the tourist product

By Atty. Helen Camarista

Good Luck, Graduates! (Part 1)

By Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

Without the Whitecoat
Choosing a medical school... PBL vs. Traditional

By Florentino P. Alerta II, M.D.

Bridging the gap
Iznart Street

By Prof. Henry Funtecha

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


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?'


Bridal Fair
SM City Iloilo sets Weeklong Bridal Fair
Just about everything a person needs for a wedding can be found at SM City Iloilo's weeklong Bridal Fair. You won't want to miss out on this elegant production highlighting Iloilo City's key players in the wedding organizing industry showcasing their fresh ideas and innovative concepts from March 20 to 26 at the said mall.


Bridal Fair
Chief Insp. Nilo Pacifico: The Pyro Man
The history of fire can be dated back to the Paleolithic era. Its origin was a spark emitted from friction caused by two stones that were repeatedly and rapidly rubbed against each other. It has been a source of heat and light for the Neanderthal Man. Ancient people considered fire as sacred.