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Iloilo officials uncover P6.2 M cellphone scam

Officials from Iloilo have uncovered an anomalous purchase and delivery of P 6.2 million worth of mobile phone units intended for the barangays.

Ombudsman Visayas takes interest on Gumabong case

The Office of the Ombudsman Visayas has taken interest on the extortion case of controversial City Hall employee Ricardo Gumabong now pending at the City Legal Office (CLO).

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The Garand rifle and improvised explosives recovered from the house of the Diaz couple.

Calinog couple, NPA sympathizers?

A couple in Calinog, Iloilo suspected to be sympathizers of the New Peoples Army (NPA) is now facing charges of illegal possession of firearms and explosives after having been caught keeping firearms and explosives allegedly owned by the rebels operating in the central part of Iloilo.


Tupas, Mejorada shrug off latest COA report

For Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas, Sr. and provincial administrator Manuel Mejorada there is nothing new in the recently issued audit report of the Commission on Audit (COA) which reportedly found some expenses incurred by the provincial government irregular, illegal and doubtful.

Bayan-Panay respects CBCP position on impeachment

Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan)-Panay spokesperson Aurelio Bosque said the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP's) position not to back the impeachment complaints against President Arroyo would not in any way affect moves to impeach the president.

Treņas distances self from Gumabong

City Mayor Jerry Treñas has distanced himself from controversial City Hall employee Ricardo Gumabong saying the latter was already a City Hall employee years before he became the city mayor.

International Ilonggo visual artists to mount exhibit

Cris Villanueva, Joel Ferraris and PG Zoluaga, all Ilonggo and internationally acclaimed visual artists will mount an exhibit at the Art Republic, Robinson's Iloilo from July 28 to August 28, 2006. Dubbed SoJourn 2, the exhibit is organized by the Scintilla Juris -- Visayas Alumni Association (SJVAA) as one of its undertakings for the Scintilla Juris Visayas 30th Anniversary Celebrations.

Sarabia Optical turns 100

First established in 1906 by a young optometrist and his new bride, Sarabia Optical celebrates its centennial anniversary in the city of its birth with a simple commemorative program this Friday at the Museo Iloilo.


NFA steps up monitoring of rice supply, prices

In anticipation of the lean months, the National Food Authority (NFA), has intensified its monitoring of rice supply and prices in markets nationwide.

Cops nab suspects in brutal killing of couple in Sara

Operatives of the Sara Police Office and Roxas City Police Office arrested Monday two of the four male suspects tagged in last week's brutal killing of a couple in Sara, Iloilo.


Junjun: Most promising among the Tupas stars
Anything Under the Sun
Mill Hill Schools
Consumers Domain
What's happening to the CBCP?
Without the Whitecoat
Giving justice to herbal medicine
Bridging the gap
Post-WWII business ads in Iloilo City
The big 12 Little Things
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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The Metro Iloilo Development Council

The Fullness of Life

The all-good, all-wise and Almighty God

Rational Insanity

The Wisdom of Karen


Royal Canin

Loving your pets through Royal Canin

"What we eat, our pets also eat," people would say. Smart move? Not really.

If we love our pets, it's best to feed them food that's specifically designed for them, according to Regina Manalili, sales and marketing manager of Royal Canin, the maker of the world's most trusted pet food.


PINTA(S): Social issues captured in art

Pinta is a Filipino term for paint. On the other hand, Pintas in Hiligaynon, is often linked to cruelty; while pintas in Tagalog means criticism.

Last July 8, 2006, an art exhibit dubbed as Pinta(s) opened at the Galleri Graphitto at the Robinson's Place-Iloilo's Art Republic.