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Mayor's bodyguard quizzed for death of Vice Mayor, two others in Tapaz

Police have taken into custody the policeman-bodyguard of Mayor Romualdo Exmundo of Tapaz town in Capiz for the shooting of Vice Mayor Victor Gardose and two others last week.

City Comelec records low turnout of registrants

For still unknown reasons the City Commission on Elections (Comelec) recorded a low turnout of registrants at the recently concluded continuing registration of voters.

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Dumangas port
A.Chris Fernandez
The Dumangas port located in Brgy. Naluoyan, Dumangas serves as an alternative route in going to Bacolod City. A roll-on roll-off vessel regularly services the port.

Vendetta eyed in tanod outpost 'grenade’ blast

City cops are now on the look-out for two male suspects believed to have perpetrated the early morning 'grenade' blast in a barangay tanod outpost yesterday (Tuesday).

One civilian volunteer 'police', Barangay Tanod Rolando Calahatan was injured and remains in guarded condition at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Iloilo Doctors' Hospital.


Fireman electrocuted to death in San Enrique

A fireman assigned in San Enrique, Iloilo lost his life to a freak accident moments before he was due for work early morning yesterday (Tuesday).

Stray bullet hits boy inside hospital

A stray bullet hit and wounded a thirteen-year-old boy waiting for his mother inside a hospital in Mandurriao district a few hours before New Year's Eve.

Former IPPO director makes a comeback as region's top cop

A former provincial police office director of Iloilo is set to make a comeback this time as the region's top cop.

IPOCF to refund only Petron's clean up, disposal expenses

Not only are the residents affected by the oil spill file compensation claims with the International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund (IOPCF), even Petron Corp. owner of the 2 million liters of bunker oil which spilled off the waters of Guimaras is filing reimbursements with the IOPCF.


Where's the Guimaras 'fish festival'

The Protection and Indemnity (P&I) Club, insurer of the ill-fated MT Solar I, is reportedly waiting for the holding of the "fish festival" in Guimaras which is aimed at helping the fisherfolks affected by the country's worst oil spill.

Kabankalan, cleanest city in Region VI

The city of Kabankalan is named first place as the cleanest city under the Gawad Pangulo sa Kapaligiran program in the whole Region VI. First and second runners up were Escalante and Cadiz Cities, respectively.

OWWA cites two Aklanon OFW's

Because of their advocacy on the upliftment of community of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW's), two Aklanons were recently given citations by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) here.


Blessings Tupas can count
Anything Under the Sun
The other side of Graciano Lopez Jaena
Consumers Domain
More of Raul's senselessness
Without the Whitecoat
Eating unhealthy this Christmas
Bridging the gap
Post-war advertisements in Iloilo (II)
"I'm leaving on a jet plane…" (3)
Spread the love
Unusual Channel
Never ending story
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


Immigration Connection

A royal deportation...

Res Gestae

More in 2007

Health @ Heart

Text messaging: a hazard?


Verbal jousts 2

Rational Insanity

A Gastronomic Christmas


A meaningful and enjoyable Christmas party


"CHRISTMAS" means CHRIST for the MASSES--The meaning is simply derived from the syllables of the word [Christmas] taken separately. This is the core of Pastor Cajilig's message during the Retro Party last December 17, 2006 at Ocean City. The joint Christmas Party was graced by the presence of the employees from three separate corporations namely, Krua Thai, Jabez Properties Development Corp.


Fashion Icon 2006
A Fashion Show for a cause

Fashion Icon 2006

Filipinos regard education as an important tool in improving their lives. But based on statistics, only 2 out of 10 Filipino students finish with a college degree. It means that only few can get access to better jobs and stable lives.

These realities prompted Ateneo de Manila University and Ford Foundation to formulate Pathways to Higher Education.