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SP censures Armada

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) of Iloilo has censured Vice Governor Roberto Armada for committing four consecutive unexcused absences in the SP's regular sessions.

GSIS hit for e-card fiasco

At least 23 Ilonggo lawyers coming from both defense and prosecution panels have now banded for what stands as a "test case" for Iloilo.

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Elderly pensioner of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) wait for their turn to be called.

Recovery of remaining oil from Solar 1 to take 25 days

The Italian sub-sea construction service provider will begin offloading oil from the sunken tanker Solar 1 on March 14.


NPA admits killing RPA-ABB officer

The Napoleon Tumagtang Command of the New People's Army (NPA) based in Southern Panay admitted the killing of Jose Cabunagan a.k.a "Ka Arce", commanding officer of the Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPA-ABB), Thursday last week.

City fire probers has yet to determine cause of Compania fire

It will take two to three weeks for the Iloilo City Fire Office to determine the cause of fire which killed a three-year old boy Monday morning at Barangay Compania Central, Molo district. Fire investigators estimated the damaged to property to P500,000.

Super Ferry 9 suffers engine trouble

Super Ferry 9 of Aboitiz Shipping experienced an engine trouble off Daog Point, west of Negros Occidental which prompted the management to call for assistance from it other ship, Super Ferry 1, where passengers were transferred then brought to Iloilo City.

Leganesnons sidelined Guimarasnons in Paraw Regatta 2007

After several years of holding the title, boatmen from the island-province of Guimaras were stripped of the title in the Paraw Regatta sailboat race by contestants from Leganes, Iloilo.


Fisherman missing after boat capsized

A fishermen is still missing after his boat capsized off the waters of Higantes Sur in Isla de Higantes, Carles town early dawn Monday. He is believed to be washed ashore in Roxas or Bantayan Island.

Responsible voting still an urgent call--PPCRV

The Archdiocesan Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) here is still urging voters to be responsible, vigilant and educated so that they can discern very well the kind of candidates they will put into position this coming midterm elections in May.

More rural barangays get power boost from solar energy

With the Administration's option of spending on infrastructure and social services to spur growth in the countryside, tapping of affordable and reliable energy sources has been a priority.

Aklan's voters for May 07 polls now 273,738

Kalibo, Aklan -- Almost 30,000 more voters will be trooping to Aklan's polling places in May 2007.


When will they ever stop?
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?


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Cerebral Combustion

Oprah's wise counsel about men


That's news

Rational Insanity

Post heart's day realizations


The journey that is the Iloilo Paraw Regatta 2

Eye Opener

May polls crucial to GMA stay in power

Res Gestae

Hoping for HOPE


An enchanting Highland Wedding

Carry and Mark

It was a wedding done near the heavens, as Caroline Dizon and Atty. Mark Gorriceta completed their pledges to be one forever in the most romantic of all places -- the highlands of Tagaytay.

The bride Carry, daughter of Manuel and Leovigilda Dizon and the groom Mark, son of the late Mayor of Pavia, Felix Gorriceta, Jr. and Dr. Sandra Sarabia Gomez, were united in the Holy Sacrament of Matrimony at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Tagaytay City recently.


Unraveling The Nude

The Nude

In lieu of the National Arts Month celebration, the University of the Philippines in the Visayas Chancellor's Committee on Culture and the Arts supported a sultry art exhibit dubbed as The Nude. The exhibit tackles the most-admired of all subjects -- the unclothed human figure. The Nude was born out of the collaboration of 28 prolific Ilonggo artists who individually interpreted the beauty that lies within every being by giving vivid details on soft curves and bold lines.