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'Disqualify Tupas,' Obet asks Comelec

Gubernatorial candidate Roberto "Obet" Armada wants re-electionist Governor Niel Tupas Sr. to be disqualified from the gubernatorial race.

As such, the Provincial Comelec here now have three disqualification cases to be considered, one in the provincial post and the other two thus far, on mayoralty bets of two Iloilo towns.

Farmer escapes slay try in Miag-ao

A 47 year-old farmer of Miag-ao, Iloilo escaped with serious injuries a brazen early morning attack by armed young men of the notorious communist terrorists New People's Army (NPA).

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Boracay Sunset
Two young lovers of foreign nationalities kiss each other with the Boracay sunset as their background. Thousands of foreigners are currently spending their summer vacation at the world renown island of Boracay.

Thousands spend Holy Week vacation in Boracay

Thousands of local and foreign tourists flocked to Boracay Island during the Holy Week vacation. Concrete data was not immediately available but basing on the horde of people lining up at the Caticlan Jetty port to board the pumpboats going to the white-sand island resort, one can safely say that Boracay is still a destination for vacationers.


Local pols observe Holy Week

Local politicians have their own way of observing the Holy Week following the directive from the Commission on Elections (Comelec) banning political campaigns during the Holy Thursday and Good Friday.

PRO 6 intensifies 'No Plate No Travel' policy

The Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 re-invigorates the implementation of "No Plate No Travel Policy" to deter criminals from using unmarked vehicles to hide their identities. This pro-active measure is particularly in line with the upcoming May 14 elections in which criminal and other illicit activities are expected to increase due to partisan politics and other motivations.

Media organizations offer free airtime to candidates

As part of media advocacy, different media outlets and organizations have designed debates and candidates forum to help electorates choose whom to vote in this May synchronized national and local elections.

Lambunao mayoralty bets up for a face-off

Bombo Radyo Iloilo launched yesterday "Debate sa Bombo," a live and on-air forum for candidates in the forthcoming May elections.

'Spare the minors,' Army captain appeals to CPP-NDF on NPA rebel-recruitment

"They still have a bright future waiting for them. Please, spare the lives of the minors and let them go down from the mountains and return to the folds of the law."


Watershed body proposes private initiative in Maasin reforestation

The Iloilo Watershed Management Council (IWMC) is mulling the idea of "commissioning" non-government or a private group to take the initiative of taking care of the watershed areas, especially in Maasin, so that sustainable efforts are guaranteed.

Bacolod sets 2007 Panaad sa Negros Festival

Bacolod City -- It's all systems go for the 2007 Panaad sa Negros Festival slated on April 14 to 21, at the Panaad Stadium and Park, Brgy. Mansilingan, Bacolod City.

Pagtaltal sa Guimaras draws huge crowd

The yearly reenactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ held in Jordan, Guimaras drew a huge crowd last April 6, Good Friday.


Repent, repent
Anything Under the Sun
On character change (Conclusion)
Consumers Domain
Trapos, PM and the Partylist
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


Rational Insanity: The fourteen stations of the Filipino's cross
Unusual Channel: 'How to serve and give'
Contribution: Our God is the God of Miracles
Commentary: Out of control
Insights: Compartmentalizing religion
Contribution: Holy Week Reflection 2007
Eye Opener: Lenten season and thieves in government
Res Gestae: So that the public may know


JBLUFA seaman's dream turns into reality
John B. Lacson Colleges Foundation now a university

JOHN Bautista Lacson first embarked as a seaman. Then, he gave up that profession in order to train his peers and young men about navigating the seas through the Iloilo Maritime Academy (IMA).


Afrique'sWhen Italian, Greek and Asian food meet

For an exciting gastronomic fare nowadays, it's always to go for global cuisine. Gone are the times when a dinner party calls for strictly Chinese, strictly Filipino cuisine or whatever.


Seasons of LifeSeasons of Life

Last Monday, we featured designs for pregnant women, baptism and birthday parties during a benefit organized by the PPS Negros Occidental Western Visayas (PPS-NOWV) at the Amigo Terrace Hotel last March 17. Yesterday, youthful elegance for the JS Prom, debut and Santacruzan were showcased.


Pagtaltal sa GuimarasThe stage is set for 'Pagtaltal sa Guimaras' on Good Friday

It all started with a very meaningful yet minute concept of how the Lenten season be celebrated with more reverence and holy ambiance. Today, it has become a tourist attraction in the Municipality of Jordan, Province of Guimaras.


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