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Politicians employ various ways for name recall

Its election season in the country and politicians have their own way of selling themselves again to the electorates through the different mediums of communication, mass media, electronic media, billboards, streamers and all sort of campaign stuff.

JBLCF now a maritime university

John B. Lacson Colleges Foundation (JBLCF) is now a full-fledged Maritime University, the first in the Philippines and in Southeast Asia, after it was granted Maritime University Status by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED).

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Iloilo Airport in Mandurriao
A.Chris Fernandez
The existing Iloilo Airport in Mandurriao district viewed from its runway.

Lopezes, Ayala among the early birds for Iloilo airport auction

Planned government auction of the 54-hectare Iloilo Airport in Mandurriao District, Iloilo City has thus far gathered five giant players of the country's business community.

With Terms of References (TOR) on final deliberations, the committee tasked by the Department of Finance (DOF) to do the 'fine-tuning' have reportedly set the auction price range between P900 million to P1 billion.


Probe on rape-slay of 12 yr old teener 'unites' Flores, Garin

If anything good has come out in the ongoing probe on the rape-slay of a 12 year-old teener in Miag-ao, Iloilo, it would be the "unification" of Mayor Gerardo Flores and Guimbal Mayor Richard Garin.

Market collection for 2005-2006 posted at P34T

The market supervisor has admitted before the Sangguniang Panlungsod that the city's collection report from January 2005-2006 was "erroneously computed." The market collection posted at P34,594,741.98. The actual target is only P29,000,000.

Pavia coop bags 2006 CLPA most outstanding cooperative

A cooperative in the municipality of Pavia was named the best in the country last year while the municipal government under Mayor Arcadio Gorriceta bagged the most outstanding Partner LGU in the Philippines.

Comelec identifies possible election areas of concern in Iloilo

The office of the Commission on Election (COMELEC) in the city and province of Iloilo had identified two probable areas of concern in the forthcoming local and national elections in May.


San Jose de Buenavista nominated to National "Local Legislative Award"

San Jose, Antique -- The Municipality of San Jose de Buenavista was adjudged regional winner of the Local Legislative Award for 1st to 3rd class municipalities. It is also a nominee of Western Visayas to the national search, said Editha Tejares, Municipal Local Government Operations Officer of the town.

Antique intensifies campaign for safe water

San Jose, Antique -- In view of diarrhea outbreak in Loon, Bohol, the government has declared a state of calamity, following the death of two persons and the hospitalization of about a hundred due to the disease.

Don't buy, hunt exotic birds to prevent bird flu -- DENR

Kalibo, Aklan --Not buying, touching, hunting and eating exotic birds are some of the preventive measures the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) here is advising to prevent the entry of bird flu in the country.


Who is afraid of the 'king?'
Anything Under the Sun
Mexican influence in west Visayas
Consumers Domain
Minimum should be living wage
Without the Whitecoat
Consultations over the phone
Bridging the gap
Business establishments at Muelle Loney and other streets, 1920s
"We will not walk in fear…"
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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The Fullness of Life

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Rational Insanity

10 fun things to do on Valentines Day

Res Gestae

Was he? Is he? Or will he be?

Health @ Heart

Human Bar Code

Guest Column

Behind the Sandwich


The Isada-Rivera Nuptial

Isada-Rivera Nuptial

Businessman Pepe Isada and longtime sweetheart Mandy Rivera tied the knot in a splendid wedding ceremony at the magnificent San Agustin Chapel in Sambag, Jaro, Iloilo City last January 12, 2007. Iloilo's respected and famous personalities along with the couples' relatives and friends enjoyed the after-wedding party held at the CAP Auditorium.


Nazaria L. Lagos: A great woman of history

Nazaria L. Lagos

During the World War many Filipinos fought against the Spaniards, Americans and the Japanese. Under these three governments, our heroes never stop fighting not until the Philippines has its democracy and independence. Nazaria L. Lagos was one of the Filipinos who risk her life for the freedom of our country.