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Gegato-Abecia Funeral Homes saga continues

The city government may have closed the controversial funeral parlor in Alta Tierra Village, Jaro but the story as regards its operation never die down.

Construction firm's directors lose perjury case

The directors of the multi-million peso construction company Pre-Stress International (PSI) lost the perjury case they filed against Iloilo businessman Hanson Cembrano last year after the court granted the latter's bid to quash the complaint.

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Earth day parade
A.Chris Fernandez
Students, government employees and various non government organizations (NGOs) join the Earth Day Walk around the city last Saturday in celebration of the International Earth Day 2006.

PGMA to grace Aklan's 50th Anniversary Celebration

President Arroyo will be in Aklan for her second visit this year as the province turns gold on April 25. Her visit was confirmed by Aklan Governor Carlito S. Marquez at the meeting with concerned national government and provincial heads of offices to finalize arrangements and preparations for the celebration which was also attended by Rep. Florencio T. Miraflores.


Ausan, Treñas belittle I-March petition

Commission on Election (Comelec) Regional Director Atty. Dennis Ausan and Mayor Jerry Treñas laughed off the civil suit filed by anti-charter change group Ilonggo Movement against Gloria's Cha-cha (I-March) before the Iloilo Regional Trial Court.

RTMDH tops 2nd Hospital Awards

In line with the celebration of the 105th Semana sang Iloilo, the provincial government on Friday honored the province's select hospitals in the 2nd Hospital Awards and Recognition Program held at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol.

OWWA 6: No information yet of Ilonggo OFWs held in Saudi

The regional office 6 of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) could not confirm yet if there are Ilonggo Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) included in those who were arrested and detained in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and who are the subject of investigation of Saudi authorities in connection with missing Filipinos and on certain illegal activities.

Tinorian residents heap Himaya in Barotac Nuevo

The people of Brgy. Tinorian in Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo, have enough reason to hope for a brighter and better tomorrow as they have started to benefit from the HIMAYA project of the Buensuceso-Celiz Foundation, Inc., led by its President Mrs. Asuncion B. Sulit. On March 20, 2006, Mrs. Asuncion B. Sulit and her development partners laid the foundation of the project in the barangay, symbolizing only the beginning of good tidings for the people there.


Malay-Ati '06, Binirayan's grandest

Binirayan 2006 Malay-Ati competition on April 29 is the grandest and the biggest tribe competition in the festival's 32-year history. This is according to the Binirayan Foundation Inc., the festival's event organizer, headed by Mr. Alex Delos Santos as executive director.

Binirayan's Pasundayag to showcase Antique's OTOP

Pasundayag is one of the highlights in the celebration of the Binirayan festival in the Province of Antique. This Trade Fair gives opportunities to local producers from various municipalities to showcase their products that best describe Antiqueño creativity. The activity will start on April 24,2006 at the EBJ Freedom Park and will stay during the duration of the festival.

Semirara oil spill victims get assistance

San Jose, Antique -- The Provincial Government of Antique has approved assistance to 159 victims of Semirara oil spill in terms of relief goods and clothing.


Gloria, the survivor
Anything Under the Sun
The Sinking of MV Don Juan (7)
Unusual Channel
Listen up men
Consumers Domain
Tradpol's Initiative
Without the Whitecoat
Annual Medical Examination... not for a fee
Bridging the gap
Sto. Rosario Street
on the dot
Taxi drivers as tourism frontliners, goodwill guiding, 2nd Iloilo IAD, etc.
Dinner and Imelda
Res Gestae
Traffic fines collection, proof of mismanagement
Behind the Velvet Ropes


Iloilo Yearbook 2005

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The Fullness of Life

A God-centered Life

Rational Insanity


opinion polls

Is Death Penalty Law an effective deterrent of criminality? Why / why not?

eye opener

Gov. Tupas opposes STL operations in Iloilo


International Earth Day 2006

International Earth Day 2006: STOP GLOBAL WARMING!

What is Earth Day? Why do we need to celebrate? Earth Day is celebrated every 22nd of April. It marks the anniversary of the birth of the environmental movement in 1970.

  One Hot Summer Night

JCI Iloilo Ilang Ilang 'One Hot Summer Night'

JCI Iloilo Ilang Ilang on Friday staged the 'One Hot Summer Night' party at Flow Restobar which featured guest disc jockeys (DJs) from Cebu City.