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Ex-jueteng operators, 3 brgy captains among incorporators of ISTLGC

Personalities formerly linked to the operation of "daily double" in the city, as well as three barangay captains, are among the incorporators of Iloilo Small Town Lottery and Gaming Corporation (ISTLGC) which was recently given business permit to operate by the city government.

Antique Rehab prisoners duel

One inmate is dead while another, the sole suspect faces more trouble and jail time following yesterday's (Thursday) early morning jail fight at the Antique Rehabilitation Center (ARC).

The victim, Jose Tayupon was brutally murdered with six knife wounds including a fatal one in the neck. His body was discovered some 200 meters away outside his "cell". The principal suspect identified by authorities was one Florentino Ardon of Barangay Lagutan, San Jose.

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Old woman
A.Chris Fernandez
An old woman begs for alms on a sidewalk in the city proper. Poverty continues to be the country's greatest enemy with a considerable number of the population living below poverty line.

Gumabong, CEO officials to face off in SP probe

Alleged extortionist Ricardo Gumabong and top officials of the City Engineer's Office (CEO) he implicated in a widespread extortion racket now shaking the department will probably face each other in an investigation at the Sangguniang Panlungsod.

Gumabong along with CEO chief Marito Amatorio, Engr. Marcelino Umahag, OIC chief of the electrical safety division of the CEO and Imelda Aguadera, of the administrative section of the CEO were invited in the SP investigation in aid of legislation scheduled on June 22, 2006.


Corrupt CEO employees target of fraud audit

Employees of the City Engineers Office (CEO) who are into illegal transactions that contributed to the government's losses in terms of collections must now prepare as the Sangguniang Panglungsod (SP) already requested the Commission on Audit (COA) to conduct a fraud audit.

Ilonggos must advocate more for blood donation awareness

A wider awareness on the importance of voluntary blood donation has to be conducted by the concerned government and non-government organizations in order to encourage more people to become regular donors.

DA bares Gawad Saka 2006 National Winners

The Department of Agriculture announced the national winners for this year's search for "Parangal sa Natatanging Magsasaka at Mangingisda" or Gawad Saka awards. Out of the eighteen (18) categories of the search, the Board of Judges (BOJ) chose and declared only eleven (11) national winners and eight recipients of special citation awards.

UPV Food Technologist alumni group wins 2006 UP Alumni Award

The UP Visayas Food Technologists Alumni Association, Inc. (UPVFTAA) is honored as this year's "Outstanding Alumna Chapter." This recognition is both an achievement and a testament to the group's dedication to extend valuable services through its various projects designed to upgrade and uplift the status of the food technology sector in the region.

JBLCF and Microsoft Philippines: Setting the trend through IT Academy

John B. Lacson Colleges Foundation (JBLCF), the multi-awarded and nationally-acclaimed maritime institution in the country, has something to add to their A+ resume. JBLCF has proven its prowess in providing quality education being the first accredited and ISO-certified higher education institution .

Young peer counselors fascinate British Ambassador

With the extensive training on Presentation & Peer Helping Skills for Adolescent Health and Youth Development Program (AHYDP) has fascinated British Ambassador Peter Beckingham during a short talk yesterday with the selected youth peer counselors/helpers held at the Provincial Population Office (PPO) in Capitol.


Guimaras solon distributes farm implements

Guimaras lone district Rep. Edgar Espinosa distributed ten handtractors to farmer beneficiaries in San Lorenzo town recently as part of the Arroyo administration's Integrated Agricultural Mechanization Project (IAMP).

5 killed, 19 survive as overloaded banca sinks off Capiz waters

Tragedy struck a family in Pontevedra, Capiz after a small banca overloaded twice its capacity sunk off Palongpong Bay.


Making the local economy more energetic
Anything Under the Sun
Mary Model of Charity
Consumers Domain
'Anti-poverty, job-creating' or 'poverty-creating, anti-job'
Without the Whitecoat
Nutraceuticals/Herbal Supplements… misleading the public
Bridging the gap
Ilonggo traditional courtship and wedding rites (1)
A mess of emotions and ecology
Debunking the Male Myths
Unusual Channel
Freaky interesting


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The changing context of the teacher's work

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?


Iloilo First IT Week

IFIT Launching highlights the 1st Iloilo Information Technology Week

The present world is undeniably dependent on the product of rocket science. Technology has evolved from being an unimaginable dream to a reality that outlived the conventional way of life. Technology and its by-products are indeed very useful in every aspect of life.

  Pandayan Festival

Badiangan celebrates 3rd Pandayan Festival

Badiangan, a fifth class municipality in the northwest central portion of Iloilo Province, is located about 40 kilometers from Iloilo City. It lies at the geographic and cultural towns belonging to the Third District, with borders on the north by Dueñas; on the northwest by Lambunao; Pototan on the east; on the southwest by Janiuay, and Mina on the southeast.