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Court finds Tigbauan mayor guilty of grave oral defamation raps

Tigbauan Mayor Myrna Montealegre-Torres was found guilty of Grave Oral Defamation over a case filed back in April 2001.

Experts downgrade oil spill toxicity level in Guimaras to 'low-risk'

It does not matter if the island-province of Guimaras was not issued a "clean bill of health" what is important is that, it is now considered under "low risk level" of toxicity.

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Prisoners inside the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) in Brgy. Nanga, Pototan, Iloilo enjoy a moment with their loved ones on Wednesday, Valentine's Day. Stricter rules now reign at the IRC following the escape of three inmates Tuesday dawn.

Fugitives still on the run

Retired Police Senior Superintendent Juan Mabugat, warden of the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) is confident of a capture on the three murder suspects discovered to have bolted jail early Tuesday morning.


Tupas camp unfazed by Ombud's denial of MR

The legal team of Gov. Niel Tupas Sr. is not affected by their failed bid to have the dismissal order reconsidered.

PNP sets new parameters; 54 election areas of immediate concern identified in WV

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has divided into two categories the areas considered as election hotspots by setting new parameters. As such, Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 regional director Chief Supt. Wilfredo Dulay Sr. revealed that Western Visayas has 54 election areas of immediate concern (EAIC) and 24 election areas of concern (EAC).

Comelec asks candidates to observe rules on posting of campaign materials

With the start of the campaign period for the national elective posts for the May 14 elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) urged the candidates to follow the guidelines on the common poster areas and sizes of campaign materials.


Antique marks Natl Arts Month

San Jose, Antique -- The province of Antique celebrates the National Arts Month with a musical road show of "Evelio: Ang Taghandum" and participation in the 1st National Arts Fair, disclosed Alex C. Delos Santos, consultant for cultural and historical affairs and executive director of Binirayan Foundation, Inc. (BFI).

DENR cautions anew against touching migratory birds

Avoid touching migratory birds, whether these are alive, dead or dying.

P22M alloted to 'medical surveillance' in Guimaras

The national government has alloted P22 million to the Department of Health (DoH) for the medical surveillance to be conducted by the National Poison Management and Control Center in the island-province of Guimaras as the battle for hydrogen sulfide free air and other volatile organic compounds is still on going.

CPU to host 60 years of Phil-Am friendship celebration

Central Philippine University (CPU) has always maintained a healthy relationship with the Americans. CPU was founded by the American Baptist Missionaries in 1905 and the American Studies Resource Center of its Henry Luce III Library, the biggest in Western Visayas and third largest in the country, is one of the only 13 Thomas Jefferson Information Centers in the Philippines.


Anything Under the Sun
Spanish era administration of justice (3)
Consumers Domain
Global Warming
Without the Whitecoat
Dietary supplements… who's to regulate?
Bridging the gap
Tan Osting: Superman of Antique
Servants of the people
Health @ Heart
Do we need sleep?
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 journey that is the Iloilo Paraw Regatta 2

Eye Opener

May polls crucial to GMA stay in power

Res Gestae

Hoping for HOPE

Cerebral Combustion

Look Ma, no karma...

Rational Insanity

10 more things for the loveless heart


15-day guide to 2007 Chinese New Year of the Pig

Year of the Pig

Day 1
Abstain from meat to ensure a long and happy life
Day 2
Give special care to dogs because this is THE birthday of the dog
Day 3 and 4
Devote to in-laws of the family. Son-in-law and parents-in-law exchange gifts of respect and mutual admiration


Manolo & Anna

Manolo & Anna

Just like a fairytale made come true, Manolo Garcia Ramos and Anna Corpus's quest for that one real love ended up with the exchanging of wedding vows at the magnificent Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Sungay West, Tagaytay City. Immediate relatives, close friends and special guests were honored to witness the sacred matrimony which sealed all the pains and the bliss they have shared for years as lovers.