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Murder raps up vs 'war-freak' cop in school killing

Murder raps are in the offing against a policeman who shot and killed at close range and in broad daylight a teacher inside a State University campus.

Army downplays NPA 'attack' in Lambunao

Saturday's attack of communist-terrorists New People's Army (NPA) in Lambunao, Iloilo was one plain and simple extortion case. With some P1 million in total damage both to property and goods, prime objective of the local terrorists is to instill fear in locals and business community.

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Earthquake Drill
A.Chris Fernandez
Rescuers listen to an instructor during an earthquake drill at Western Institute of Technology in La Paz, Iloilo City. The nationwide earthquake drill was held to test the nation's readiness for a powerful earthquake.

Pro-STL folks share 3 common reasons

Ilonggos who are in favor of the revival of Small Town Lottery (STL) actually share three common reasons as learned in the first two days of the conduct of public hearing by the Sangguniang Panglungsod (SP) committee on games, amusement and professional sports on the proposal to revive the numbers game which has been legalized by the government.


Psych test on IPPO operatives sought as GMA 6 raps Lego, teacher

To serve and to protect?

PNP lacks 16T firearms

Philippine National Police (PNP) Director for Logistics Noe Wong said the country's national police is facing a shortage of 16,000 short firearms. The 16,000 short firearms represents 13 percent of the total shortage.

Not that easy, says PECO lawyer on 'democratization of ownership' proposal

"It's not that easy," was the curt reply of lawyer Hans Sayno, legal counsel of Panay Electric Company (PECO), on the pronouncement of a non-government organization (NGO) that consumers would take over the electric firm as a result of an Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) order to refund consumers of about P2.89 billion.

Mayor Flores inducts Oton Reflexologists Association (ORA) officers

Mayor Carina Veloso Flores inducted last Saturday, June 17, 2006, at the Oton covered gym the new set of officers of the Oton Reflexologists Association (ORA) composed of housewives and male volunteers from neighboring barangays.

Providence -- Iloilo awards its Top Sellers

Last June 16, 2006, St. Rafael Development Corporation also known as SRDC, the developer of the Philippines' Finest Middle Class Mass Housing Community, Providence-Iloilo, awarded its top sellers for the period of January to June 2006.


3 WV provinces to pilot test entrepreneurship program

Selected public schools in three provinces of Western Visayas are included in the pilot areas of the new program launched by the Department of Education (DepEd) to help promote entrepreneurship in the country, according to Director Dennis Arroyo of the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) for National Planning and Policy.

Former PRO-6 official eyed as next PRO 6 director

Northern Police District Director Leopoldo Bataoil who formerly served as Deputy Regional Director for Operations of Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 is reportedly one of the four chief superintendents vying to replace outgoing PRO 6 regional director Chief Supt. Doroteo Reyes II who is set to retire next month.


Rid of the Reds
Anything Under the Sun
Mary Model of Charity
Consumers Domain
PECO's overcharges
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
Trapped in paradise or not


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Beating the rainy season


The changing context of the teacher's work



Novia Cosmetiques: A promise of good skin and better future

Novia Cosmetiques, a family-owned business enterprise which aims to offer unlimited income potential providing the distributors with unparalleled business plan, is finally in Iloilo!

  Silay City Independence Day run

Silay Independence Day run winners

Silay City's annual fiesta coincides with the Philippine Independence Day celebration, with a series of significant events and cultural presentations. This year's festival begun with the 5th Silay Independence Day 14K Ancestral Homes Run.