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Gov't exec insists country needs anti-terror law

The absence of an anti-terrorism law in the country is the primary reason why government fails to pin down alleged members of terrorist groups particularly the Abu Sayyaf group.

Theft, estafa charges vs ex-LMP exec hangs

A former top official of the Iloilo League of Municipalities in the Philippines (LMP) charged with six counts of qualified theft and one count of Estafa has yet to face up to his former bosses, all chief executives of Iloilo towns.

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Flat bottom boat
A. Chris Fernandez
Children help push ashore a flat bottom boat in Caticlan, the gateway to the world famous Boracay Island. An Aklan Regional Trial Court recently ruled in favor of the implementation of the "one entry one exit" policy in the pristine island resort.

GK to build more houses; cops, soldiers next beneficiaries

The Gawad Kalinga (GK) aims to address 70 percent of the country's housing problem, gearing to build 74,000 houses for policemen and 100,000 for soldiers in the future. It also plans to build homes for teachers, media practitioners and the low-income earners.


2 dead in fight over dog

Extensive manhunt operations continue in search of a male suspect in a tragic squabble over the weekend in Jaro, Iloilo City. Two locals, both drinking buddies, died due to fatal stab wounds, the attacker according to police was a transient resident in the area. The cause of the trouble? The dog of one of the victims accidentally 'hit' by the suspect on board his trisikad.

Utopians strive for 3 overriding values

The Fraternal Order of Utopia has three overriding values kept for a number of years that makes them different from any fraternities in Ateneo and anywhere else in the country.

The free spirits of Alimodian

Very recently, leading citizens of this town joined together by a common vision, fired by their commitment to work together for the betterment of Alimodian and its people, gathered and formed themselves to be called the Free Spirits of Alimodian.

DSWD6 calls for child-friendly environment

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office VI here urged Local Government Units (LGUs) to develop a child-friendly environment.


DFA's mobile passporting generates P23M savings in Western Visayas

The mobile passporting project of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has acquired an accumulated savings for Western Visayas applicants estimated at P23.7 million from 2005 up to October this year.

Bigger 'Sinadya sa Halaran' fest in 2006

Roxas City -- The Provincial Government of Capiz and City Government of Roxas will once again showcase the distinct culture and way of life, products, festivals and deep devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary of the Capiceños during Capiz's premier festival Sinadya sa Halaran on Dec. 5-10, 2006.

More Capiz students to avail of scholarships

Roxas City -- Capiz students can look forward to more opportunities to avail of scholarships as the government has set aside 1.12 billion pesos for scholarship programs next year, as announced by House Deputy Majority Leader Eduardo Gullas.

Chinese firm on plans to use local materials, workers too

Bacolod City – After the momentous signing of the two memoranda for the plans of Chinese investors to build not just one but two ethanol plants in this province, good news doesn’t stop pouring when these Chinese investors are firm to use local materials as well as tap local workers to do the project.


'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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The Ultimate Seven: Fundamental principles of a God-centered life (10th of a Series)

Rational Insanity

'Save target as'

Health @ Heart

Warning: Flu can kill!

Res Gestae

Who's above the traffic rules


End in itself


Kyla's 6th Birthday

Kyla's 6th Birthday Party

Every child looks forward to the very special day that spells nothing but fun and utmost excitement -- their Birthday!

The same thing that little Kyla felt when she celebrated her 6th natal day with her friends and family.

  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.