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P6.2 M question: Where are the cellphones?

The camp of Iloilo 2nd District Representative Judy Syjuco has denied knowledge on the anomalous delivery of over a thousand mobile phone units supposedly intended for the barangays.

COA advises town execs to 'stop illegal practice'

Government auditors uncovered yet more trouble in the finances of the Municipality of Tigbauan.

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New Iloilo Airport
Photo courtesy of PIA 6
Despite the inclement weather this week, work at the control tower and the passengers' terminal continues at the New Iloilo Airport Development Project (NIADP) in Cabatuan-Sta. Barbara area. The Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) earlier projected that the NIADP will be completed by the end of this year.

CEO men victimize Adventist Church

Even the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church was victimized by unscrupulous individuals at the City Engineer's Office (CEO).


Final verdict on Gumabong's case rests on Treņas

The ball is now in the hands of City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas.

Warden, 3 guards face Capitol probers on inmate's 'firing squad'

Capitol probers are working to resolve in 60 days, not two weeks, its independent probe on the controversial killing of an inmate at the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC).

SK gets share from bldg permit fees without doing their job

The Sangguniang Kabataan in the city receives their share from the building permit fees without doing their job as stipulated in the Regulation Ordinance No. 2001-159, an ordinance deputizing three SK members from each barangay in Iloilo City to monitor, inspect and report to building officials all illegal construction, repair, removal or alteration of buildings or structures in their respective area of jurisdiction.

Cops nab town driver for guns, drug possession

A casual employee of the Pototan Municipal Government was arrested and faces drug, illegal possession of firearm raps following a successful police operation.

CODHHEP to hold national symposium in Iloilo City

The Council of Deans and Heads of Home Economics of the Philippines (CODHHEP) with the West Visayas College of Science and Technology College (WVCST) of Education -- TLE and Home Economics Department will hold a national symposium entitled " Challenges and Perspectives in Home Economics Amidst Globalization" on July 20, 2006 at the Western Visayas College of Science and Technology main campus in Iloilo City.


Mega-regions priority projects to push RP to first world status

"We need to increase investment by ten percent a year in order for us to catch up with the richer countries of Asia," President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo said at the opening of the second round discussion on development planning for the Northern Luzon, Central Philippines and Mindanao super regions.

PIA slates basic journalism seminar workshops

The Philippine Information Agency Area Management Office 6 (PIA-AMO 6) is all set for the holding of the series of Basic Journalism seminar-workshops for incoming college and high school paper writers and their advisers who have not attended any PIA-sponsored writing seminars.

Bacolod PNP reports relative peace in first semester

The past six months of the year is relatively peaceful with a significant decrease in the total crime volume and noted success of the conduct of operation for the opening of the classes all over the city.


Junjun: Most promising among the Tupas stars
Anything Under the Sun
Mill Hill Bishop Cornelius de Wit
Consumers Domain
What's happening to the CBCP?
Without the Whitecoat
Joy of Caring and the Medical School
Bridging the gap
Do you speak Bisaya?
The big 12 Little Things (Part II)
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


Biscocho Haus

Biscocho Haus inaugurates 13th branch

In its continuing efforts to bring its products closer to its customers, Biscocho Haus recently opened and inaugurated a new branch at the PLDT Bldg., Luna St. corner Marsaysay Rd. in La Paz. Gracing the occasion was Mrs. Teresa Jalandoni Guadarrama, founder and majority shareholder of Original Biscocho Haus Corp.

  Medical Mission

Helping the poor through medical missions

More than 300 residents of Brgy. Taft North, Mandurriao, Iloilo City benefited from the third medical mission of City Councilor Merci Drilon-Garcia last June 16, 2006. Dubbed "Ikaayong Lawas Mo... Kalipay Ko" the medical mission provided basic health care services to both children and adults such as free consultation and medical check up, free blood sugar tests, cholesterol screening, and free ECG analysis.