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Liga prexy bids for more talks, discussion on people's initiative

Proponents for the Charter Change (cha-cha) particularly government-backed People's Initiative (PI) may have reached and gone beyond its target yet questions now abound on whether the signatories actually understood what they were signing for.

3 life terms each for cop and 4 militiamen for ‘mis-encounter’

A senior police officer and four members of the Civilian Armed Forces Geographical Unit (Cafgu) were sentenced with three life terms each for the death of three civilians 15 years ago.

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Dungon Creek
A.Chris Fernandez
Despite numerous attempts to clean up Dungon Creek, residents living beside it continue to treat the creek as a convenient garbage dump. As a result, Dungon Creek becomes clogged which causes flooding in some parts of Jaro district during the rainy season.

Crematorium proponents to challenge zoning board's ruling

A legal battle between the city government and the Philippine American Cemetery Association (PACA) is expected after the City Zoning Board of Adjustment and Appeals (CZBAA) denied the association's application for a locational clearance for the establishment of a crematorium in Brgy. Our Lady of Fatima, Jaro.


Palace steps in Guimaras row, lifts suspension of Vice mayor, councilor

It is officially back to work for two Buenavista town officials earlier ordered suspended by the Guimaras Provincial Board with no less than the Office of the President 'lifting' the suspension.

Boarding houses subjected to inspections

Some 2,000 boarding houses in Iloilo City will be subjected to inspection by the Boarding House Commission (BHC) in preparation for the opening of classes next month.

Ilonggos' level of awareness on waste segregation up

The level of awareness of Ilonggos as regards the waste segregation program in the six districts of Iloilo City has tremendously increased by 68.4 percent as reflected in the 2005 survey titled "Knowledge, Attitude and Practices (KAP) in Solid Waste Management Households in Iloilo City."

BARIW: From fancy articles to fashionable attire

Banig as popularly known is a product from bariw leaves (common name pandan) scientifically known as Pandamus copelandii which belongs to the Pandanaceae family.


DOH warning: Watch out for leptospirosis this rainy season

With the onset of rainy season, the occurrence of flood is inevitable.

P1.4 B Panay electrification project to get NEDA board's nod

Residents in Northern Panay which have been experiencing low power voltage and areas not reached by electricity will receive a big boost once the P1.369 - billion power transmission project gets the nod of the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) Board.

Wireless internet vans, a boost to shrink digital divide

Setting up high speed wireless mobile internet vans in uncharted territories could well be the boost to shrink the digital divide. And if Smart Communications remains true to its commitment of rolling out about 1,000 of these in the country's most remote areas then it is likely that even the small fisherfolk in the less developed communities of the Philippines would soon be clicking into the worldwide web.

Aklan’s 7th Piña and Fiber Festival

Aklan province, the acknowledged piña capital and handloom weaving destination of the country has successfully staged the 7th Piña & Fiber Festival on 24-30 April 2006 at the Provincial Capitol Grounds, Kalibo. Cash sales generated was P 2.0048M from the total sales of P2.2673 million, the second highest in the seven years of staging the festival. Last year was the highest with P2.9 million sales.


Please leave the Cascades concert alone
Anything Under the Sun
Mill Hill Missionaries (5)
Unusual Channel
Sablay hirit part 2
Consumers Domain
Workers' lament
Without the Whitecoat
Specialization... the human touch
Bridging the Gap
Tales on the conversion of Dumalag, Capiz
On the DOT
Taxi drivers as tourism frontliners, goodwill guiding, 2nd Iloilo IAD, etc.
'Stockade' moms
Res Gestae
The way out to traffic police corruption
Take it from Conan


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Antique's Big Brother

Rational Insanity

Our houses as heritage

eye opener

Western Visayas Medical Center today

opinion polls

What programs should be introduced to Ilonggos to boost entrepreneurship and to showcase Ilonggo products and services locally and globally?


Community-based septage management for urban Iloilo water-sourcing

The Fullness of Life

A God-centered life (Part III)


Hongkong Kitchen

Hongkong Kitchen now in Iloilo

One need not go to Hongkong to taste authentic Chinese cuisine as Hongkong Kitchen has opened its doors to Iloilo City. Its presence is an addition to several Chinese restaurants here that enable Ilonggos to choose and taste the best oriental food.

Hongkong Kitchen is a joint business venture of Eugene Chua, a Manila-based businessman, and Benjamin Salvador, an Ilonggo businessman, along with other several other investors

  Mrs. Mercedes Regalado

Mrs. Mercedes Regalado: Epitome of a mother

Every year, the National Mother's Day and Father's Day Foundation of the Philippines, Inc. searches for model mothers throughout the country to be recognized through the Ulirang Ina Awards. The search is headed by the Founding Chairperson and President Wilfredo Talag and Awards Chairperson Leticia Talag. The Awarding Ceremony is held every second Sunday of May in conjuction with the International Celebration of Mother's Day.