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April 10, 2006 Iloilo City, Philippines
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Oso challenges solons to name meddling prov'l official

The expose of Ilonggo solons on the alleged meddling of a provincial official in the affairs of the House Committee on Good Government has been met by disbelief and surprise by a senior member of the Iloilo Provincial Board.

New City Hall likely to remain in its present site

City Mayor Jerry Treñas said most of the officials and department heads of the city government prefer to have the proposed P320 million City Hall constructed in its present site in Plaza Libertad rather than in Brgy. San Pedro, Molo district.

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GMA in Iloilo
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President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is welcomed by (L-R) Mayor Raul Banias of Concepcion, Iloilo, Iloilo City Rep. Raul Gonzalez, Jr., Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas, 3rd District Rep. Arthur Defensor, and 1st District Rep. Janet Garin at the Iloilo Airport in Mandurriao district. Arroyo had a brief visit to Iloilo City last Friday to attend the 45th wedding anniversary of Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez, Sr. and Dr. Pacita Gonzalez.

The gift in Fr. Nilo Macapinlac

It has since been said, "Many are called, but few are chosen." It has also been reminded of the faithful how some are remembered for what they did, what they said but those who act and heed the call are remembered for who they are.


Elevator incident heats up Tan-Zayco 'war'

Tension was momentarily felt in the ground lobby of the Iloilo Hall of Justice Friday afternoon following a chance meeting of family members of murder victims Bobby and Cindy Zayco-Tan.

'1st quarter storm' nets 142 as govt drug busts score over P1.1M worth of drugs

Over P1 million worth of illegal drugs have been kept off the streets of Iloilo City in drug busts and raids of government agents under the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA).

Night market evaluation: Weaknesses outweigh strengths

No less than the proponent himself, City Councilor Jed Patrick Mabilog, found out that the newly implemented Night Market along Muelle Loney Street brought more setbacks than opportunities to the affected vendors.

I deserve a medal of valor, Gonzalez tells GMA

Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez, a staunch supporter of Mrs. Arroyo, is asking the Chief Executive to bestow upon him a Medal of Valor, for a different kind of bravery that is.


Mt. Kanlaon National Park opens for trekkers this Holy Week

Negros Occidental -- As the Holy Week is fast approaching, it means trekking for those who seek adventure with nature and heights. Thus, one of the last piece of the once lush natural forest in Negros Occidental - the Mt. Kanlaon Natural Park is open for trekking this Holy Week and remains open the whole year round unless PHILVOCS will raise the Alert Level from zero to one.

Perez allies: Cadiao is the problem

The long- running chaotic Sangguniang Panlalawigan is Vice Governor Rhodora Cadiao's own doing, accused the members allied to Gov. Sally Z. Perez. The reason they alleged was that Vice Governor Rhodora Cadiao refused recognition of the new majority in the provincial board based on a resolution last March 27, 2006 approved by the said majority members. The resolution declared and changed chairmanships of all the committees in the Sanggunian including the Majority Floor Leader.

Aklan to gain much with 2006 Budget approval - Cong. Miraflores

Kalibo, Aklan -- Aklan stands to gain much upon the approval of the 2006 budget by the Senate, said Congressman Florencio T. Miraflores, representative of the lone district of Aklan who is also a member of the Committee on Appropriations which scrutinized the annual Appropriations Bill.


'I want somebody else for President!'
Anything Under the Sun
The sinking of MV Don Juan (4)
Consumers Domain
Tradpol's Initiative
A Week's Worth of Fashion: Philippine Fashion Week 2006 kicks off
Without the Whitecoat
HMO can never replace the Company Physician
Bridging the gap
Delgado Street
on the dot
Taxi drivers as tourism frontliners, goodwill guiding, 2nd Iloilo IAD, etc.
Who is afraid of Gloria?
Unusual Channel
Blackmail and brownout
Res Gestae
Legalization of marijuana, unfriendly to Philippine economy


Iloilo Yearbook 2005

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The Fullness of Life

Victory over sadness


Stop, end the waste!

Rational Insanity

Are you man enough?

eye opener

Gov. Tupas opposes STL operations in Iloilo


Providence Iloilo

The Entrance Gate Rotunda at Providence Iloilo

As the saying goes, 'change is inevitable in every phase of life', it is also true when it comes to all activities and endeavors done by men.

  Quezon Avenue

Behind the scenes with the Quizon Avenue stars

I am a self-confessed silver screen addict. I have this condition called chronic couch-potato syndrome. The specific signs and symptoms of anorexia and catatonic schizophrenia associated with crocodile tears are evident during TV sessions. Aggravated by the picture tube, I once scored 8 in the Glasgow Coma Scale.