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University security exec slams media, PNP report on gang fight

City cops began its heightened police visibility and security outside the premises of the University of Iloilo (UI) in Rizal Street, City Proper amid reports of recurring gang fights here. As such, uniformed police personnel of the Iloilo City Police Office's (ICPO) Police Precinct 1 will make continued rounds and maximize its police patrol in the hope of restoring peace and order in the area.

People behind the P130M housing project mess still free

It has been four years since the city's multi-million housing scam was brought to public attention yet nobody was made answerable to the anomaly. Sadly, however, we continue to suffer the burden of paying the loan for the project which has become a white elephant.

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UI Front
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The statue of our national hero Dr. Jose Rizal in front of the University of Iloilo always become a silent witness to commotions among students in the area.

51 Ilonggo convicts start Munti stint

Fifty-one Ilonggo convicts began serving time inside the National Bilibid Penitentiary in Muntinlupa City, home of the country's hardened criminals following the latest shipment made by the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) here.


Siphoning of bunker oil to start November

Residents of Guimaras towns worst hit by the oil spill will continue to suffer as the foreign group tasked to siphon the remaining bunker fuel in the compartments of the sunken M/T Solar 1 off Guimaras waters is expected to arrive in November.

Pres'l aid for N. Baluarte fire victims up for release

Good news for those left homeless by the huge fire in North Baluarte, Molo recently. The P500,000 coming from the Presidential Fund which is intended for the fire victims in North Baluarte, Molo is already at the City Treasurer's Office (CTO) and would be released soon.

New Lucena stude champions 2006 division pop quiz

Irish Joy Lastrilla, fourth year student of Bololacao National High School in the Municipality of New Lucena won the 2006 Division Population Quiz held last September 15, 2006 at Guimbal Gymnasium, Guimbal, Iloilo.

Local chief execs asked to support nutrition plan

Provincial governors, city and municipal mayors, including barangay captains nationwide were asked to support the implementation of the Medium Term Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition (MTPPAN).


Capiz mushroom spawn project takes off

A mushroom spawn production project was inaugurated last September 15 at Barangay Bangonbangon in Sigma, Capiz as part of the government's program to promote agriculture and technology-based small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

Negros environment initiative gets regional approval

The resolution of the Center for Environmental Initiative of the Provincial Environment Management Office for the devolution of the issuance of permit to the Local Government Units of charcoal and other forest products gets approval from the regional Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).

IWMC sets 7th 'Piyesta sa Kakahuyan' on September 30 in Dingle

The Iloilo Watershed Management Council (IWMC) has set this year's tree planting activity of the province of Iloilo dubbed as, "Piyesta Sa Kakahuyan" on September 30, 2006 at Bulabog - Putian National Park in Brgy. Moroboro, Dingle.

Capiz, Iloilo conduct ocular inspection on territorial boundary

Representatives from both provinces of Iloilo and Capiz conducted an ocular inspection Wednesday, September 20, 2006, literally right on top of the hill of Brgy. Layogbato, claimed to be part of the town of Dumarao, Capiz, to determine the extent of territorial boundary separating both provinces.


The legacy of Mayor Carina Veloso Flores
Anything Under the Sun
Guimaras -the Emerald Isle -6
Consumers Domain
The relevance of IMF & World Bank
Without the Whitecoat
Iloilo Doctors' College of Medicine, Inc......25 years
Bridging the gap
Early Protestant mission work in Capiz
Are you who you say you are?
Out of the closet
Unusual Channel
The cream of the crop
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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Health @ Heart

Potatoes and diabetes

Eye Opener

Why do Filipinos run away from the Philippines?


Marital paroxysm


An invitation

Rational Insanity

Ten life(or piece?)-saving tips for writers


Continue the SELDA spirit

Res Gestae

Morale booster


Mrs. Allette C. Gayatin

Pork veggie dumplings, anyone?

The Pork Veggie Dumplings recipe of Mrs. Allette C. Gayatin of the Department of Agriculture, Regional Field Unit (DA RFU) 6 bestedten other recipes coming from different regions during the 9th National Meat Processing Contest held at Animal Products Development Center (APDC), Valenzuela City recently.

  Mang Inasal at SM Mall of Asia

Mang Inasal Philippines opens its 18th branch at SM Mall of Asia

Mang Inasal Philippines, a family-owned company which traces back its humble beginnings here in Iloilo, is undeniably one of the fastest-growing food companies in the country. In less than three years after its birth, Mang Inasal has proven its prowess in the fast food industry.