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Public warning out as Reds mark anniv today

Vital government installations, police and Army posts are under extra security today as the communist-terrorist New People's Army (NPA) marks its 38th anniversary.

No takers for demolition works on old City Hall

It seems no contractor is interested to demolish the old Iloilo City Hall building.

City Mayor Jerry Treñas yesterday confirmed that nobody posted their bids for the demolition of the old City Hall building having a bid price of P900,000.

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Oso, Drilon and Tupas Sr.
Ronilo L. Pamonag
Senator Franklin Drilon raises the hands of Board Member Domingo Oso and Gov. Niel Tupas, Sr. who filed their candidacies for vice governor and governor, respectively, yesterday.

Tupas seeks 3rd term at Capitol

Iloilo Gov. Niel Tupas, Sr. filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) yesterday afternoon, seeking a third term at the Capitol.

He was accompanied by his running-mate, incumbent 4th dist. Board Member Domingo Oso and their group's candidates for congressmen and board members.


Guimaras attorney seeks reversal of ruling junking case vs. Petron

The municipality of Nueva Valencia in Guimaras on Tuesday appealed the dismissal of the complaint against officials of Petron Corp. and owners of the MT Solar I in connection with last year's massive oil spill in Guimaras.

Few oil left inside vessel's tanks

Last year's sinking of the MT Solar I caused the spilling of at least 1.6 million liters of bunker based on the remaining cargo found in an ongoing oil recovery operation, said the spokesperson of the regional Task Force Solar I Oil Spill (TF SOS).

PITC lists 43 Botika ng Bayan in Iloilo

There are now 43 Botika ng Bayan (BnB) outlets in the city and province of Iloilo, according to the Philippine International Trading Corporation (PITC).

Mel Carreon's sister runs for councilor

A total of 19 candidates in the city have filed their certificates of candidacy (COC) as of 3:45 p.m. yesterday.

Treņas vows help to construction of new ICPO building

The Iloilo City Government will shoulder the expenses for the demolition of the old building of the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) in Gen. Luna Street this city.


Bacolod City sponsors Lenten tour and pilgrimage

Bacolod City -- The city government through the City Tourism Office is sponsoring a free Lenten pilgrimage and cultural tour.

Budget administrators' role crucial to economic growth

Secretary Cerge Remonde of the Presidential Management Staff said that the government is pursuing programs and projects that will not only prime the economy but make social payback immediate and substantial.


Repent, repent
Anything Under the Sun
On character change (2)
Consumers Domain
Elections -- The Grand Trapo Show
Without the Whitecoat
Dealing with the dying in the medical residency training
Bridging the gap
Montor: Notorious outlaw or revolutionary hero?
Jacksonville on my mind
Keeping it Simple
Health @ Heart
Testing the Heart


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Come fly with me

Unusual Channel

300 greek gods and villas

Cerebral Combustion

It's a Girl!

Eye Opener

Stealing people's money


Walk the talk

Hole of Justice

The thin red-line

Rational Insanity

Boracay in my mind


Thesis Writing: Sailing and Wailings


Summer 2007 Fashion Designer Don Protasio shares his hot, hot forecast for summer

Designer Don Protasio

OKAY, it's summer already and everybody would agree that every day poses a challenge to one's ability to look great despite the sweat and whatever discomforts that the season brings.

You can't be caught wearing just a simple top and very short shorts, right?


Bantayan Festival
A historic adventure in Guimbal

Bantayan Festival

THERE is no better way to get to know the people of Guimbal than through their Bantayan Festival. It is the moment when the community strives to put on a splendid cultural presentation, not only for themselves but also for those who came from afar to admire and enjoy.