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Town mayor orders probe, arrest of fake doc

A man claiming to be gifted with magical and mysterious healing powers courtesy of a dream five years ago is now subject of frenzy in the quiet town of Belison, Province of Antique.

Amatorio admits existence of 'fixers' at CEO

Illegal "fixers" indeed exist at the City Engineer's Office (CEO). This was admitted by City Engineer Marito Amatorio in yesterday's (Tuesday) hearing of the Sangguniang Panglungsod ad hoc committee headed by City Councilor Perla Zulueta.

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Overloaded Motorcycle
A.Chris Fernandez
A motocycle in Calinog, Iloilo is overloaded with passengers on a normal day. Motorcycles are the common mode of transportation in towns with rugged terrain. Unfortunately, government agencies concerned seem to be lax in regulating these motorcycles to ensure the safety of passengers.

Townsfolk furious over NPA gruesome killing of farmer

Townsfolk in the Municipality of Miag-ao, some 44 kms south of Iloilo City expressed anger and outrage over Sunday's discovery of yet another ghastly killing perpetuated by the communist-terrorists New People's Army (NPA).


Baronda warns Ilonggos of dengue, water-borne diseases

City Health Officer Urminico Baronda urged the Ilonggos to exercise precautionary measures during this rainy season as several diseases normally occur like dengue H-fever, typhoid fever, leptospirosis, diarrhea and respiratory tract infection.

Complainants, architects, SK to attend next ad hoc hearing

The next committee hearing of the Sangguniang Panlungsod ad hoc committee will be more meaty and substantive as complainants and the association of architects in Iloilo are expected to air their grievances pertaining to alleged malpractices at the City Engineers Office (CEO).

300 Soldiers deployed in Central and Western Visayas

Camp Peralta, Jamindan, Capiz -- Almost 300 new Privates swore their loyalty to the Republic of the Philippines particularly to the Philippine Army last June 27, 2006 at Camp Peralta, Jamindan, Capiz to protect and defend the freedom and democracy of our country.

Peasants group to launch 'kontra-gutom' campaign

Paghugpong sang mga mangunguma sa Panay kag Guimaras (PAMANGGAS) will launch a Panay-wide Kontra-gutom campaign to address the worsening hunger and poverty in the countryside.

RAFC 6 selects new set of Officers

The Regional Agriculture and Fishery Council (RAFC) 6 has selected its new set of Officers for the Calendar Year (CY) 2006-2008 at the DA War Room recently. Mr. Ricardo P. Provido was elected as Chairman for the third time now.


WV water districts get LWUA loans

The water supply improvement and expansion projects of 22 water districts in Western Visayas will get about Php 76.5 million financing from the Development Bank of the Philippines.

Kabankalan launches Nutrition Month

The City of Kabankalan launched its Nutrition Month celebration with a parade and a program at the Freedom Park on July 3, 2006.

Business Consulting Services to be provided to Iloilo Food Producers

The Advocate of Philippine Fair Trade, Inc. [APFTI] forge a partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry - Iloilo in providing business development services to food processors in the city and province of Iloilo.


Junjun guns for Congress
Anything Under the Sun
Ancient Silk Route passed Panay (1)
Consumers Domain
Murder Funds
Without the Whitecoat
Family Planning in the work place
Bridging the gap
Business establishments in Iloilo City, late 1940s
Supermarket dads
A glass of margarita can go a long way
Unusual Channel
The human in me
Celebrating 100 Years of Golf in the Philippines
The Iloilo Golf and Country Club Inc., home of the Sta. Barbara Golf Course which is the oldest existing golf course in the Philippines, is celebrating its centenary in 2007. Click here to visit the website


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Resettlement sites as 'Special Human Resource Zones' and migrating

Rational Insanity

Pink nipple cream and things you thought you needed but really didn't


End fuelling up

Opinion Polls

Will the filing of new impeachment raps against PGMA work this time? Why / why not?

The Fullness of Life

The Divine Perfections (Part II)


Sammy Tippit

Renowned international evangelist to speak at CPU

Ilonggos will have the opportunity to experience a life-changing worship experience at Central Philippine University with a renowned international evangelist and author Sammy Tippit on July 21-22, 2006.


Richie's BIG surprise party

Last June 10, a BIG Surprise Birthday Party was given to a great friend... RICHIE GARCIA. Organized by High School best friends, Jing Montelibano-Trinidad, Lena Faith Pido-Dabao and Atty. Aila Rae Endonila,it was a huge gathering of around fifty close family and friends from Richie's different "cliques".