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Over P2.5M Capitol bill awaits payment

Over P2.5million in overdue electric bill of the new Iloilo Capitol building remains unpaid as promised operation of the multi-million Capitol power substation continue to meet undisclosed delays.

Rabies scare up as 5 more confirmed dead in Iloilo

Two teeners and three others are confirmed to be the latest fatalities in the recorded-deaths caused by rabied dogs in the Province of Iloilo.

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Peace and order in the island province of Guimaras was again disturbed by the recent robbery case victimizing two visiting tourists.

Dulay orders Guimaras police to quickly solve Naburot robbery

Police Regional Director Chief Supt. Wilfredo Dulay Sr. ordered the Guimaras police to immediately solve the robbery case involving a vacationing Norwegian national and his companions which happened on February 5, Monday, at the island resort of Naburot in Brgy. Sinapsapan, Jordan, Guimaras.


Gerochi wants Treñas, Malabor out of the mayoral race

Lawyer Romeo Gerochi is now capitalizing on the cases filed against Mayor Jerry Treñas and former Mayor Mansueto Malabor in relation to the P130 million Iloilo City Socialized Housing Project in Pavia town this coming election. He is now pressing the Ombudsman Visayas to release the resolution regarding the string of cases filed against Treñas and Malabor, for him to be the most viable candidate for the mayoral position.

Priest seeks police help as thieves ransack Church store

Unidentified suspects ransacked anew a Church-run cooperative store in Zarraga, Iloilo and cleaned-up all items for sale including boxes of candles, prayer books, rosary beads and the Church’s sound system.

LCP to take strong stand vs approval of 12 new cities

City Mayor Jerry Treñas said the League of Cities in the Philippines (LCP) will come up with a strong stand regarding the recent approval of 12 municipalities into cities. The conversion will decrease the Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) of the existing 118 cities in the country.

Miagao celebrates 291st Foundation anniversary and Salakayan 2007

MIAGAO, Iloilo--The Municipality of Miagao is celebrating its 291st Municipal Foundation Anniversary and Salakayan Festival this week.


DepEd-6 strengthens Madrasah Education Program

Department of Education -- Western Visayas under Regional Director Victoriano Tirol has strengthened the implementation of Arabic Language and Islamic Values Education Program in public schools.

Asst Sec Labrador to grace ‘Araw ng Parangal’ today

No less than Dr. Vilma Labrador, the Assistant Secretary for Programs and Projects of the Department of Education, is set to induct the winners of the Search for the Most Outstanding Students and Educators in Western Visayas of the Private Secondary School Administrators Association of the Philippines today, Wednesday, at Punta Villa Resort, Arevalo, Iloilo City.

New requirements for outbound domestic workers

Newly hired Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) employed as household service workers (HSWs) including caregivers or caretakers have to comply two mandatory requirements amongst others before they can work abroad under the new guidelines of the government in the documentation and deployment of HSWs.


Who is Boy M?
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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Cerebral Combustion

Confessions of a newly wed


Long live teachers!


Calinog's Hirinugyaw-Suguidadonay Festival going stronger

Rational Insanity

10 fun things to do on Valentines Day

Health @ Heart

Human Bar Code


Mabuhay Manor: A balikbayan's haven

Mabuhay Manor

There's no place like home, they say. That is why Filipinos around the world, no matter how far, long for the comforting ambiance of their old province, the warmth of genuine Filipino hospitality, and the uniqueness of our deeply-embedded culture. We have an innate passion for our motherland. The fire that is nurtured by our strong family ties.


Counting her blessings

Dinagyang Party

To celebrate the Feast of Sr. Sto. Niño and the Dinagyang Festival, Philippine Tatler's top hostess and society maven, Norma Padilla-Rosales, hosted a party at her posh Strawberry Mansion attended by close friends and relatives. This annual dinner party given every last Saturday of January has been a long held tradition of the family, in thanksgiving to the Miraculous Infant Jesus for all the blessings that came their way.