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'Baylehan' off-limits to cops

Policemen would no longer be posted in areas where benefit dances are being held so that they will not be vulnerable to attacks by the communist rebels.

Maricom arrests “pirates” off Cadiz waters

Days after a bold pronouncement was made by one Iloilo mayor on the resurgence of illegal fishing and security alert on the presence of "pirates", operatives of the 6th Regional Maritime Office scored a major arrest at sea.

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A.Chris Fernandez
Persons not wearing shirts inside the city's public markets would soon be a thing of the past once the ordinance prohibiting the same passed by City Councilor Jeffrey Ganzon gets approval at the Sangguniang Panglungsod.

CLO tasked to probe extortion attempt

The City Legal Office (CLO), headed by Atty. Edgar Gil, was tasked by City Mayor Jerry Treñas to conduct an investigation on the alleged extortion attempt by an employee of the City Engineers Office (CEO) to a fertilizer firm located in Rizal, La Paz district.


TF Adam's Apple nets porn viewing materials

The Task Force Adam's Apple recently raided a commercial establishment in Iznart Street, City Proper found to be selling pornographic VCDs/DVDs.

Passi City in child labor priority list

For having the most number of child laborers in Iloilo, the component city of Passi is placed in the priority list of recipients of the International Labour Organization-International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (ILO-IPEC).

Vets scour for more anti-rabies vaccine

Iloilo remains to be the number one province with the most number of rabies incidents that despite the massive anti-rabies campaign launched early this week, Iloilo towns still need government's help for more vaccines.

Iloilo to launch 95 'Tindahan Natin' outlets next month

Ninety-five "Tindahan Natin" (TN) outlets will be launched here next month in a ceremony to held at the Iloilo Capitol ground.


DPWH schedules P310.52 M Northern Antique road construction

The Department of Public Works and Highways, through Engr. Ramon Bagares, Jr. of the Rural Road Network Development Project III (RRNDP), Central Office, Manila, has signaled the construction of the Pandan- Libertad road in the northern part of the province of Antique. The P310.52 million construction is funded by Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC).

NFA assures consumers that iron fortified rice is safe to eat

The National Food Authority (NFA) - Iloilo assured consumers that Iron Fortified Rice (IFR) being distributed in the market is safe to eat despite its dull color.


Interesting political developments
Anything Under the Sun
Mill Hill Missionaries (5)
Unusual Channel
Sablay hirit part 2
Consumers Domain
The anatomy of patronage politics
Without the Whitecoat
Specialization... the human touch
Bridging the gap
Describing what an Ilonggo is
on the dot
Taxi drivers as tourism frontliners, goodwill guiding, 2nd Iloilo IAD, etc.
'Supermarket' moms
Res Gestae
The way out to traffic police corruption
Take it from Conan


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opinion polls

Do we have to be afraid of the "Da Vinci Code?" Why? What do you think of it?

eye opener

To watch or not to watch 'The Da Vinci Code'


42nd journalist killed under Arroyo: Enough is enough


Antique's Big Brother

Rational Insanity

Our houses as heritage


Community-based septage management for urban Iloilo water-sourcing

The Fullness of Life

A God-centered life (Part III)



Sing-Kabuhi: Harmony captured in art

Art depicts one's personality and emotions. It breathes life into our dreams. It brings the mirage of imagination into reality.


The Obesity and Weight Management Forum in Iloilo

Obesity is the world's latest epidemic. Numerous remedies have been formulated to counter obesity. Diet pills, medications, exercise programs, diet regimens such as Atkins, South Beach, and Cabbage play side by side in a battle where obesity always win.