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Case vs. trader hangs as seized lumber at NBI office 'vanishes'

The City Prosecution Office headed by Chief City Prosecutor Efrain Baldago has yet to resolve the complaint filed by the NBI against a Muslim lumber dealer more than a year ago.

Japanese contractor faces labor raps

Three construction workers at the New Iloilo Airport Development Project in Cabatuan, Iloilo have filed labor cases against their Japanese employers Hiroshi Iwata and Siichi Takata, manager and assistant manager, respectively, of Field Services Corp.

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Police Exercise
A. Chris Fernandez
Passenger jeepneys as well as private vehicles brave the flooded street along Brgy. Tabuc Suba, Jaro District following heavy rains brought about by Typhoon Milenyo.

NBI agent belies missing lumber as Muslim trader keeps mum on the issue

National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) supervising agent Jeremiah Sargado denied reports that part of the 29,158.35 board feet of confiscated lumber (tablon) from Abdul Wahab Karim was stolen by government agents and were used to construct their houses.


All set for WV tourism gab

Tourism in Western Visayas will get another boost with the holding of the Western Visayas Tourism Assembly from October 23-29, 2006.  RDC Chairperson Governor Salvacion Perez said RDC is strongly endorsing the assembly

Scientist warns use of chemical dispersant poses greater risks

An official from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has warned of greater risks on the use of of the chemical dispersants in Guimaras.

Trenas denies P50T monthly take from STL

City Mayor Jerry Treñas was irked on the reports on his alleged monthly take with the operation of the Small Town Lottery (STL) in Iloilo City.

UPV's Dellava and Recabar to be sent to Germany as Bayer Environmental Envoys

John Ryan M. Recabar, BA Broadcast Communication VI and Janus Le-an I. Dellava, BA Broadcast Communication III were chosen to be among the top four Bayer Young Environmental Envoys during the awards presentation night held on September 28, 2006, at the  Grand Ballroom of the Intercontinental Hotel at Makati City.  John Ryan and Janus will join their counterparts from 16 other countries in an educational trip to Germany in November 2006.


Water quality in Guimaras oil-spilled areas improving—Coscolluela

"The findings on water quality indicate that there is a continuing rapid improvement and we are hoping that very shortly, we will be able to declare specific areas as already clean in the oil spill-affected places in the province of Guimaras", said Task Force Solar Oil Spill (SOS) On -Site Incident Commander Secretary Rafael Coscolluela. 

RDC OKs 6 more bridges

Bridges in national highways being washed away or destroyed will be a thing of the past with the endorsement of the Regional Development Council of six more bridges in Western Visayas.

Capiz mediamen refreshed on taxation

Roxas City -- Some tri-media practitioners here were refreshed on the basics of taxation and various revenue services during a mass media briefing initiated by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Revenue District Office No. 72 last September 28 to widen and enhance its tax awareness campaign by tapping the support of broadcast and print channels of communication.

2 hydro projects approved

The Regional Development Council during its third quarter Regular meeting approved the implementation of two hydropower projects - the Villa Siga Hydropower Project in Barangay Igsoro, Bugasong, Antique and the Timbahan Hydropower project in Ma. Cristina, Madalag, Aklan for implementation.


Feuding for STL crumbs
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 (2)
SELDA, Desaparecidos, atbp.
Out of the closet
Unusual Channel
With these hands
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

“Lethal loving”

Eye Opener

Iran and North Korea's weapon will destroy the world



Res Gestae

Traffic, Barias, Bautista and auxiliary cops


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

Health @ Heart

Potatoes and diabetes


An invitation



Dr. Hugh Thom: 72 years of unconditional service

Some people are born to rule, some are meant to become achievers but Dr. Hugh Thom chose to serve the less fortunate.

  Campus Fashionista Press Con

Rotary Club of Metro Iloilo: Leading the Way in Community Service

Since the start of the Rotary year in July 2006, the Rotary Club of Metro Iloilo, headed by its young and dynamic president, Dr. Ronnel Quiñon, has been trailblazing in activities that help the local community.