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Manzano for Governor?, Ilonggo solons in Edu 'fans club'

Actor turned politician and now Optical Media Board chairman Edu "Doods" Manzano is officially a registered voter of Concepcion, Iloilo.

NPAs slam region's top cop over mall bomb charge

The 'hierarchy' of the communist-terrorist New People's Army (NPA) is angered by the charge that the recent explosives found in a mall was the handiwork of the group.

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Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez, Sr and Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas
A. Chris Fernandez
Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez, Sr. is seen whispering something to City Mayor Jerry P. Treņas during the program for the unveiling of the monument of the late Senator Rodolfo "Roding" Ganzon located along M.H. Del Pilar St., Molo district. Could the subject be about politics? Well, only they know.

ERC gives go signal to Capitol power sub-station

Finally, the P13 million power substation of the Iloilo Provincial Capitol standing idle for about two years now would already be put into use.


City cops told to increase visibility

City Mayor Jerry Treñas has directed newly installed Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) Director Sr. Supt. Wesley Barayuga to increase police visibility particularly at the old Calle Real, now JM Basa St., and strengthen their campaign against street crimes.

SC junks appeal of Guimaras execs, says Palace was right in lifting suspension of Buenavista vice mayor, councilor

Malacañang did no wrong in lifting the suspension of two town officials in Buenavista, Guimaras. As such, Vice Mayor Herald Gregg Gagatam and Councilor Jonayreh Gaitano may continue to hold office and perform official duties despite persisting moves for the duo's 'ouster.'

City to have two fly-overs if...

Two fly overs would soon rise in the city. That is, if the city passes the feasibility study and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) to be conducted for the proposed project.

Iloilo to host 10th Philippine Floriculture Congress

All systems go for the forthcoming 10th Philippine Floriculture Congress with the theme "Philippine Floriculture: Bud, Blossom and Beyond," which will kick off with a Trade Show and Exhibits at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol Ground on November 8, 2006.


Agrarian reform issues up at policy consultation

The Philippine Legislators Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD) in partnership with the House Committee on Agrarian Reform will sponsor a policy consultation and public hearing on agrarian reform and rural development on November 8, 2006 at the Four-Season Hotel, Iloilo City.

American firm invests in Aklan

Kalibo, Aklan -- The American power firm California Energy International Ltd., a subsidiary of the Mid-American Holdings, will invest $420 million for the construction of a hydropower plant in Libacao, Aklan, Raymond Cunningham, Business Development Executive of Calenergy International LTd. Cunningham said.


'Pulis Patola' in Oton
Anything Under the Sun
Iloilo Boy Scouts Diamond Jubilee
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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Rational Insanity

'Save target as'

Health @ Heart

Warning: Flu can kill!

Res Gestae

Who's above the traffic rules


Holiday Forecast

Holiday Forecast

A dash of rock 'n roll inspired frocks, a profusion of ethnic infused wares and a bundle of chic dressing to define what could be an exciting holiday season of fashion. Robinson's Place Iloilo's Holiday Forecast fashion show showed that Bayo, Maldita, Jaki Peņalosa, Saranggola and Ichi Pichi could practically cover all the trends, fads and fashion pronouncements of the styles capital for fiery fashionistas to even want more. And they offered more!


Doctors, dentists, nurses trek to Nagpana Aetas

Medical mission

Fifteen kilometers away from the poblacion of Barotac Viejo, Iloilo, through muddy and rough road, is the small colony of Nagpana Aetas, ancestors of the first aborigines of Panay island. One Saturday morning, October 28, medical doctors, dentists, nurses, social workers, pastors and church workers trekked to the area. Upon arrival they were graciously greeted by the smiling Aetas of Nagpana.