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Father of 'executed' inmate wants guv out of son's case

Cries for justice are heard anew from the father of 'executed' inmate Dante Joaquin Jr. even as results are expected this week on the independent investigation conducted by the Commission on Human Rights (CHR).

Will SP probe CEO officials, employees?

Will the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) give credence to the complaint of alleged extortionist Ricardo Gumabong against officials and employees of the City Engineer's Office (CEO) for gross anomalies and irregularities and violation of Anti-graft and Corrupt Practices Act?

This question cropped up following Gumabong's filing of formal complaint against officials of the CEO last week amidst an ongoing investigation against him at the City Legal Office.

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Philippine Flags
A.Chris Fernandez
Philippine flags adorn the lampposts along Bonifacio Drive in celebration of the 108th Independence Day. Various programs as well as protest rallies will mark the commemoration of the day when the Filipinos finally claimed its sovereignty from foreign domination.

Indonesia wants economic ties with Ilonggos

Indonesian Ambassador to the Philippines Prof. Irzan Tandjung, PhD said his government wants to promote economic relationship with the people of Iloilo.

He disclosed that Philippine products increased by 30 percent in the shelves of Indonesian market.


OWWA, DFA execs seek confirmation on Brunei case involving Ilongga nurse

Diplomatic channels were tapped over the weekend to get official confirmation on the reported arrest of an Ilongga nurse charged for grand-scale theft and robbery inside the Royal Palace of the Royal Family of Brunei.

Tribu Ilongganon bags nat'l street dancing group award in Dagupan

Though they lost in the recent Aliwan festival competition, the Tribu Ilongganon was considered by Dagupan City as the "national street dancing group" for its spectacular exhibition performance during the Kalutan Ed Dagupan, the focal activity of Dagupan Bangus Festival 2006.

GK Heroes Build project launched today

As their way of commemorating the 108th Philippine Independence, the Gawad Kalinga (GK) will be launching the GK Heroes Build in 730 GK sites nationwide.

Calinog wins nutrition award anew

The municipality of Calinog will again represent the province of Iloilo in the regional search for the Outstanding Nutrition Program Implementor for this year 2006.

Iloilo celebrates 1st IT week

Staking a claim to be the next Information Technology Hub in the country, Iloilo will hold its first IT Week Celebration on January 13-17, 2006 at the Upper Ground Floor of SM City Iloilo. Various activities are lined up to make the event memorable such as motorcade, exhibits, mini-lectures on various Information Technology related topics, career and job fair.


Missing man in Antique feared dead

Hopes begin to fade for the family of Jerry Francisco of Sitio Inulingan, Barangay Ilaud, Bugasong, Antique after search and rescue efforts yielded negative results nearly a month when he was first reported missing.

Agrarian reform beyond 2006 is bleak - Pamanggas

"Agrarian reform beyond 2006" is the banner theme of the government 18th year anniversary of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP). "But what's in the future that CARP lies? excellent slogan?" questioned, Nilo Arado Secretary general of Pamanggas.


Tiny brains
Anything Under the Sun
Mary Model of Charity
Consumers Domain
'Anti-poverty, job-creating' or 'poverty-creating, anti-job'
Without the Whitecoat
The stinging Bee... hepatitis B
Bridging the gap
What Ilonggo culture is
A mess of economy and ecology
Blue funk
Unusual Channel
Freaky interesting


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The Fullness of Life

God-centered Life: Knowing God (Part II)

Guest Column

Where do we go?

Rational Insanity

Can Hiligaynon literature fare?

opinion polls

Are you in favor of the proposal to prohibit non-wearing of shirts inside the public markets? Why or why not?

eye opener

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


Nanay Ester

Nanay Ester at 80

To be given 80 years of great life and good health is considered extraordinary but to be at that age and still have all the enthusiasm to shop is indeed exceptional.


Taytay sang Kauswagan Incorporated (TSKI): Poverty out, progress in

Big things come in small packages. Poverty is no hindrance for progress. Being less-privileged can be a match for success.