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CBCP calls for nationwide actions vs. ConAss

Archbishop Angel Lagdameo, president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), on Saturday called on his fellow bishops to mobilize to register their opposition against charter change through constituent assembly.

Lagdameo issued the declaration during a press conference Saturday afternoon at the Archbishop's Palace.

Oil spill contaminates water, soil in 3 brgys

Health authorities have warned against the intake of water sourced from wells near the coastline after a laboratory examination showed that water and soil samples from three barangays in Guimaras were positive for contamination by the oil spill.

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Manifesto Signing
A parent signs a manifesto supporting the new PTA officers' move of investigating the PTA fund controversy.

Move for deeper probe on PTA fund scam gather support from parents

An overwhelming number of parents have affixed their signature in support to the manifesto being circulated by the new set of officers of the Parents Teachers Association (PTA) of Iloilo National High School (INHS) headed by Sta. Barbara Councilor Larry Deatras calling for investigation on what happened to the PTA funds under the previous administration.


Powerhouse confab as TSKI marks 20th anniversary

Experts in the country's Franchise Industry gather for the region's biggest franchise conference and trade exposition.

Capitol lawyer getting 'good vibes' on power substation plan

The promise of a big cut in the Iloilo Provincial Government's electric bill is almost in the bag. Or so it appears as a top Capitol lawyer expressed optimism on the planned direct power connection and full operation of a substation here.

It's STL time!

Happy times are here again for STL (Small Town Lottery) lovers.

Drugs, murder top region's crime spree

Thirty-nine jails throughout Western Visayas have more than just inmates and prisoners in common. With an ideal ratio of one jail guard to seven under his/her watch, the current custodial force of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) functions to an average of one jail guard to twenty inmates.


Cabral assures continuous intervention for oil spill victims

Secretary Esperanza I. Cabral of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) assured here of continuous help to victims of Solar Oil Spill.

Problems haunt North Baluarte fire victims

The release of the P500,000 Presidential Fund opened a lot of questions and concerns among the affected fire victims in North Baluarte, Molo district.

North Baluarte fire victims to keep an eye on bidding of P.5M worth materials

Fire victims from North Baluarte, Molo vowed to keep an eye on how the city government will conduct a public bidding on the procurement of P500,000 worth of materials for fire victims.

Priest urges people to boycott Petron

While local officials backtracked on their plan to boycott products of Petron Corporation, a Catholic priest who is highly vocal on social issues is urging consumers to boycott the giant oil company.


The legacy of Mayor Carina Veloso Flores
Anything Under the Sun
Guimaras -the Emerald Isle -6
Consumers Domain
The ABE Housing Scam
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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Rational Insanity

How well do you love Hiligaynon?


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

Health @ Heart

Potatoes and diabetes

Eye Opener

Why do Filipinos run away from the Philippines?


Marital paroxysm


An invitation


Continue the SELDA spirit

Res Gestae

Morale booster


3rd Iloilo Transport Show

3rd Iloilo Transport Show

For two days the left wing of SM City Carpark turned into a virtual showroom for the best and modern cars, motorcyles, jetskis and other watercrafts. The event dubbed 3rd Iloilo Transport Show gathered transportation enthusiasts from the city and province of Iloilo.

  IDC ground breaking

IDC breaks ground for New Administration Building

For 35 years, Iloilo Doctors' College (IDC), home of the competent medical professionals, has proven itself to become the most respected institution in the field of health education in the region.