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‘Secret’ Tribunal to decide on fate of priest in double-rape charge

Fellow priests of Fr. Martin Alarcon alongside a group of other lay ministers will decide whether he deserves another chance and continue to be part of the Clergy or cease to be one.

Tupas surprised over Coronel's impending relief

Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas Sr. was surprised over the reported impending relief of Iloilo Provincial Police Office director Senior Supt. Joel Napoleon Coronel.

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Tricycles causing traffic
Almost half lane of this road in Brgy. Baldoza, La Paz is being used by tricycles as waiting area causing traffic congestion during peak hours. Attention: Iloilo City Traffic Management and engineering Unit.

Gawad Kalinga project gets boost

Good news! More prominent families in Iloilo City expressed willingness to donate additional lots for the Gawad Kalinga (GK) project to accommodate the city's homeless families.


Chinese envoy vows to promote Iloilo City

Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Li Jin Jun assured that he will promote Iloilo City when he returns to China after his visit to the country.

Catholic faithful asked to pray for sanctity of priests

The integrity of the Catholic church has been put to test with the recent controversy pertaining to the alleged rape case involving one of its priests.

2 IRC fugitives still missing

Two murder suspects who bolted detention at the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) for some two weeks now remain scot-free amidst growing fears that the duo has left the province.

DSWD reports status of Kalahi-CIDSS sub-projects

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in the region reported that the implementation of sub-projects under the pro-poor program of the government has been on-going, with some completed.


Comelec assures Western Visayas has enough inspectors

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) Regional Office 6 has assured that Western Visayas has enough Board of Election Inspectors to serve in the May 14, 2007 polls.

WV cops undergo training on internal security operations

One hundred seventy policemen from Western Visayas are currently undergoing training on Internal Security Operations conducted by the elite Special Action Force.

DA 6 establish 41 'Tipid Abono' sites

The Department of Agriculture (DA) 6 has established 41 Tipid Abono Sites in the whole region in order to enhance rice productivity and generate additional jobs in the countryside.

DILG pushes vitamin-enriched foods to address hidden hunger

The government's Food Fortification Program is further strengthened by the Department of the Interior and Local Government's (DILG) memorandum urging local chief executives nationwide to support the implementation of the program to help address the problem of hidden hunger in the country.


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
The pork-laden life of the Bisayans
Mangled English
Health @ Heart
Do we need sleep?


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Immigration Connection

Fallen dream


Treñas' squatterless Iloilo City?


Valentine’s Day, horoscopes and bruises

Cerebral Combustion

Oprah's wise counsel about men


That's news

Rational Insanity

Post heart's day realizations

Eye Opener

May polls crucial to GMA stay in power

Res Gestae

Hoping for HOPE


Lines Across Time

UI celebrates 60th Foundation Day, honors 11 Outstanding Alumni

Museo Iloilo has become a portal of history as the much-awaited exhibit, Lines Across Time formally opened last February 12, 2007.


Eugenio Lopez Sr. GK Village: A testimony to the continuing Lopez legacy

The Nude

For those who were born with a silver spoon, it is easy to live a luxurious life and care less about the concerns of others. But that is not the case for the Lopezes.