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Fate of missing crew hangs as OWWA assures help on rescued Filipino seamen off Baltic sea

Validation and verification is underway on the medical condition of Filipino seamen rescued off the Baltic Sea Wednesday.

Biomass power to ease Panay power shortage

The island-wide power shortage in Panay is expected to ease up with additional power supply coming from a newly-constructed power plant in barangay Cadilang here.

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Iloilo Airport
A. Chris Fernandez
The existing Iloilo Airport in Mandurriao district, Iloilo City.

Portions of Mandurriao airport have no land title

Portions of the existing Iloilo Airport in Mandurriao district which is now being reviewed by the government prior to its sale have no title. The Department of Finance (DoF) and Air Transportation Office (ATO) is racing against time to sell the Mandurriao airport before the Iloilo Airport of International Standards in Cabatuan-Sta. Barbara opens in April next year.


SOS evacuees can now return home

Families affected by the MT Solar I oil spill coming from the 10 identified sites in the province of Guimaras who are staying in evacuation centers can now return to their respective homes.

Treņas' group still to choose vice-mayoralty bet

City Mayor Jerry Treñas said there are four aspirants for the vice mayorship who wants join the Lakas party in next year's election. He, however, declined to name them at present as they have yet to decide on who to choose.

Concepcion, 9 other outstanding LGUs cited

“For the past five years, we kept our silence in the midst of the political noise and remained focus in the fight against poverty. And I want to thank all of you for your solidarity and faith to help me improve our economy and our countrymen," President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo said as she cited the ten outstanding Local Government Units.

Cops, traffic aides lauded for peaceful All Saints Day

The observance of All Saints Day in Iloilo City was generally peaceful and orderly, which is why City Mayor Jerry Treñas said police and and traffic aides deserve to be cited.

Provincial Children's Congress caps National Children's Month in Iloilo

Hundreds of Day Care children in the Province of Iloilo converged at the Capitol's lobby on Monday during the highlight of the celebration of the 14th National Children's Month.


Gov't to seek refund from IOPC for Guimaras spill spending

The Philippine government will seek reimbursement from the International Oil Pollution Compensation (IOPC) Fund "and other appropriate sources" for all expenses incurred by national agencies in the Guimaras oil spill cleanup, Camarines Sur Rep. Luis Villafuerte, chairman of the House committee on fisheries and aquatic resources, said.

Uswag Info Caravan empowers farmers

Around 150 farmers were empowered with new technologies brought by the conduct of 17th USWAG information caravan at Patnongon, Antique last October 25-26, 2006.

Economic and security concerns listed for 12th Asean leaders summit

Economic and security concerns are among the top agenda of the forthcoming 12th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Leaders Summit in Cebu City in December 2006.


'Saludan,' a festival to watch
Anything Under the Sun
On world peace
Consumers Domain
ASEAN: Caring and sharing?
Without the Whitecoat
UNILAB... tuloy po kayo
Bridging the gap
'All Souls Day': A celebration of the living
IAPL: lawyering for the people
Web of lies
Unusual Channel
The least I can do
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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About the yearbook


Health @ Heart

Warning: Flu can kill!

Res Gestae

Who's above the traffic rules


End in itself


The Ultimate Seven: Fundamental principles of a God-centered life (9th of a Series)


The Visayan Sea: wealth of the world

Eye Opener

Is cremation against the law of God?

Rational Insanity

Can something that does not exist be evil?
An Analysis of the Aswang Festival '06 Arguments


Winners Midnight Party

Winners Midnight Party: A Pre-Halloween Bash

Mixed dancing, Halloween costume, hairstyle and bodypainting contests, flow-through crowds between a gym and a dancefloor-bar. This was the scene of Winners Midnight Party , on October 28, 2006, at the second floor of Amigo Hotel.

  WV Fiesta Truck

WV Fiesta Truck launching

The Western Visayas Tourism Office in cooperation with the TBPI/Artistshop through its local area partner, Ms. Marissa Segovia formally launched the first ever WV Fiesta Truck last October 25, 2006 at the Sarabia Manor Hotel, here in Iloilo City coinciding with the holding of the Western Visayas Tourism Assembly.