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Barias assures continued police presence at Waterfront area

Police Regional Office 6 regional director Chief Supt. Geary Barias assured residents at the waterfront area that police personnel from the regional command will still help the Iloilo City Police Office even if the Task Force Waterfront is already abolished.

TF Waterfront abolition may result in collapse of city's economy--Drilon

Ilonggo Senator Franklin Drilon expressed fears that the economy of the City will be affected with the planned abolition of the Task Force Waterfront.

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Treñas, Bautista and Barias
A.Chris Fernandez
Chief Supt. Geary Barias turns over to Mayor Jerry Treņas 3,000 rounds of ammunition to be used for proficiency marksmanship of city policemen. At left is City police director Senior Supt. Norlito Bautista.

Guimaras in over P400M fiscal mess

The Province of Guimaras is in a bind in as far as fiscal management is concerned. With over P400 million in questioned accounts and transactions, the Commission on Audit (COA) called on the attention of provincial officials to take appropriate actions if only to correct the system and the multi-million in 'messy' accounts.


Training on webpage posting and updating, news writing held anew for IOs

To broaden their knowledge on webpage posting & updating and news writing, a two-day seminar-training, sponsored by the Provincial Planning and Development Office (PPDO), was held for information officers (IOs) of the Iloilo Provincial Government lately at the Capitol's conference hall.

Legit docs ready more raps vs fake doc in death of another patient

Physicians in legitimate medical practice in the Province of Antique are readying new charges against infamous "doctor", Jun Danjiros alias Jun Umali. This after authorities validated reports of yet another surgery gone wrong conducted by Danjiros that resulted to the death of an arthritic patient.

Lopezes' Taos Puso Foundation expands to Iloilo City

Taos Puso Foundation is celebrating this week the natal day of its founding chairperson, Mrs. Emily R. Lopez, with a two significant events. First, the mass feeding program for some 5,000 pre-school children of Iloilo and Guimaras on August 10 to 11, 2006. Second, the expansion of the membership and operations of the Foundation, which now has some 60,000 members in all the 13 municipalities of the 2nd District of Iloilo Province and the lone district of Guimaras, to Iloilo City, starting with the La Paz and Jaro districts, where the Lopez Family proudly traced its roots and humble beginnings.

Town dads look into torture, harassment of barangay folks by soldiers

The Human Rights Committee of the Sangguniang Bayan of Calinog town last Friday heard the complaint of human rights violations raised by some residents allegedly committed by elements of the Philippine Army Scout Rangers in Brgy. Masaroy of this town.

CPU CBA, JPIA conduct public seminar on accounting for non-accountants

Central Philippine University (CPU) answered the accounting problems of non-accountants, both professionals and non-professionals who "would like to more effectively use financial information and manage their budget".


Slain soldier, a human rights advocate

The army officer slain by suspected members of the New People's Army (NPA) last Saturday, August 5, in Dumarao, Capiz was a known human rights advocate, a press release from the Philippine Army's Civil Military Operations Unit (CMOU) said.

1st Science and Computer laboratory opens in San Jose school

The recently renamed Canuto B. Pefianco, Sr. Elementary School, formerly Madrangca Elementary School in San Jose, Antique, launched its new science and computer laboratory facility, the first among elementary schools nationwide last August 4, 2006.

Army officials, non-commissioned personnel told to be extra careful

The chief of the Task Force Panay recently issued a directive reminding its officers and and non-commissioned personnel to be extra careful in the wake of killings initiated by the New People's Army, the armed wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines.


Coal-fired power plant
Anything Under the Sun
West Visayas, Beautiful and Wonderful (2)
Consumers Domain
OFWs, victims thrice over
Without the Whitecoat
"Prescribing medications
Bridging the gap
Government under the Spanish rule
War: as insane as it gets
A glass of margarita can go a long way
Unusual Channel
Go ahead smell the roses
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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Running Man

Sports cheats


The Ultimate Seven: Fundamental principles of a God-centered Life

Eye Opener

Israel, God's chosen nation

Echo Zone

My cousin's journey

Rational Insanity

Defending our culture (from moviemakers who capitalize on it)


Philippine Tatler's Grand Cocktail Party

A night of glitz and glamour

It is one exceptional night of glitz and glamour for the rich and the beautiful, for the ultra fashionable and the well-dressed, for arbiters of high society, for the famous faces of influential people from politics and business, for the high heeled invitees, and for the fascinating men and women of style, elegance and taste for nothing less than the finest.

  Pepoy Tancinco

Pepoy Tancinco's 'Reflections'

Pepoy Tancinco. It is his name that launched a thousand faces. It is his hands that unleashed the beauty that hibernates within. It is his expertise that revealed the exquisite glimpse of an evolution, from simplicity to an effortless grandiose masterpiece. It is his complex understanding of the face that makes him a connoisseur in every stroke, in each snip, in every touch, in all hues and colors that he brings into play, a reverent work of art.