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Army warns bets of NPA extort scheme
Congressmen 'priced' P2M per head, guv at P5M

The Philippine Army has lodged an all-out media campaign to increase public awareness on the reported glaring extortion attempts of the communist New People's Army (NPA) here.

DOJ uphelds parricide, double murder raps vs Tan bros.

Prosecution team of the celebrated Tan massacre scored yet another victory while brothers Archie and Jan Michael Tan, prime suspects in the violent deaths of their father, stepmom and younger sister lost yet another legal battle in an appeal of the cases against them before the Department of Justice (DOJ).

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Army Capt. Lowen Gil Marquez
Army Capt. Lowen Gil Marquez of the 3rd Civil Relations Service shows to the media samples of the Permit to Campaign allegedly required by the New People's Army on candidates who want to enter areas that are "NPA-influenced."

German prosecutors absolve suspect in Boracay killings

German prosecutors have found no cause to charge a German national wanted in the Philippines for the May 2004 murders of three foreigners and a Filipino on Boracay Island, the lawyer of the suspect said yesterday.


Army troopers survive NPA ambush try in Antique

Government troopers survived yet another ambush attempt by communist rebels in San Remegio, Antique.

Top NPA 'amazona' among the dead in Lambunao encounter

A top official of the communist-terrorists New People's Army (NPA) Central Front Committee was among the reported fatalities in last Monday's encounter in Lambunao, Iloilo. 

DAR installs Btac. Nuevo farmers in Florete estate

After waiting for sometime, 97 farmers under the government's Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) were finally installed during a recent ceremony held right at the location of the property in Barangay Igbong, Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo.

PRO 6 distributes 10 patrol cars

To beef up the mobility of police units in the region, ten units of 4x2 Toyota patrol jeeps called the “Calderon Troopers” were turned over yesterday to six city and provincial police offices in a simple ceremony held at the Police Regional Office 6 Headquarters


Beware of heatsroke this summer

During this summer season, another illness that the public should be wary of or take necessary precautions with is heatstroke.

Capiz to try sweet sorghum

Roxas City – Will sweet sorghum, a proven source of high-octane fuel that can be blended with gasoline to produce bioethanol, thrive in Capiz?

IPHO cautions public vs. food-borne diseases this summer

The period from March to May being summer months is also vacation time from school and fiesta season in the country.


Repent, repent
Anything Under the Sun
On character change (Conclusion)
Consumers Domain
Elections -- The Grand Trapo Show
Without the Whitecoat
Dealing with the dying in the medical residency training
Bridging the gap
Pari Rafael: A Spanish curate-turned revolucionario
Food for thought
Keeping it Simple
Health @ Heart
Testing the Heart


Insights: Compartmentalizing religion
Contribution: Holy Week Reflection 2007
Eye Opener: Lenten season and thieves in government
Res Gestae: So that the public may know
Contribution: Come fly with me
Unusual Channel: 300 greek gods and villas
Cerebral Combustion: It's a Girl!
Impulses: Walk the talk
Hole of Justice: The thin red-line
Rational Insanity: Boracay in my mind
Journeys: Thesis Writing: Sailing and Wailings


ChurchesChurches: A peek at the bastion of religion

A church is a bastion of a people's religion. It is where the faithful gather in order to give worship and praise to God. This week, Roman Catholics will celebrate the Lenten Season through fasting, meditation, prayers and a visit to churches or the Visita Iglesia. The latter is an opportunity to discover age-old churches, architectures and their place in history apart from the opportunity to pay homage to the icons of saints.


10th Philippine Fashion WeekYoung Strokes: Visual arts students showcase life through their paintings

Iloilo is a haven of very talented young artists and this is evident during the opening of Panan-awan '07, an art exhibit held at SM City Iloilo recently. The artworks were made by the graduating students of the Iloilo National High School Special Program for the Arts who are taking up visual arts. Their works touched on diverse topics like nature, feelings, food, spirituality and culture.


Semana SantaSemana Santa sa Iloilo opening

The Semana Santa sa Iloilo opened last March 26 at the activity center of SM City Iloilo to mark the Roman Catholics' commemoration of Christ's passion, death and resurrection from April 5 to 8.


Good foodEnjoying friends and good food at one's bridal shower

No less than 120 of the country's established and emerging talents in the fashion industry will be showing off their latest creations in a grand production that is slated to dazzle attendees in what is considered the local counterpart of the London, Milan and New York Fashion Week.


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