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Traffic rerouted as works on Infante flyover start today

Expect heavy traffic upon entering the Diversion Road intersection starting today as half of the road fronting the University of the Philippines in the Visayas Iloilo City campus will be closed to give way to the piling works for the Phase I of the flyover project in the area.

The city's Traffic Management and Engineering Unit (TMEU) thus implemented a traffic rerouting to affect public utility vehicles (PUVs) coming from the Molo area.

Lagdameo now out of hospital

Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) President and Jaro Archbishop Angel Lagdameo was hospitalized for nine days after he was stricken with pneumonia.

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The noisy sound of generators filled the sidewalk of downtown Iloilo yesterday as the city suffered a polonged power blackout.

City survives 'longest' power blackout

Highly-urbanized City of Iloilo endured yesterday what stands to be the longest power interruption minus a storm signal, aftermath of a typhoon or aftershock of a natural calamity and disaster.


Political groups brace for flying voters

Different political parties are expected to ask for copies of the exact number of total registered voters in the city to ensure that they will not be defrauded.

Battle of nicknames in the polls Ilonggo-style

"Boy" is not only the opposite of "girl" nor the easiest to spell for in the Province of Iloilo, a total of 26 hopefuls in Iloilo towns for the elective position of councilor chose such as official nickname.

AFP to help PNP address poll related violence

With the noted increase in number of election related violent incidents (ERVIs), the Armed Forces of the Philippines with the Philippine National Police, as lead agency and under the supervision of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) jointly undertakes measures to prevent the occurrence of the ERVIs.


SEAFDEC conducts training on seaweed biotech

It is no secret among seaweed industry insiders that the biggest problem facing the industry is scarcity of good quality seedstock. Like rice farmers, seaweed farmers set aside a bit of their harvest to use as seeds in the next cropping period. After decades of this practice, it is to be expected that the seaweed seedstock in the country is losing much of its strength or viability because of continuous "cutting and planting" by the farmers.

April is tax awareness month

Roxas City -- Various information dissemination activities are being lined up by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Revenue District Office (RDO) No. 72 to hype up the tax awareness campaign this April.

Aklan school kids, kins not to go hungry this summer

Kalibo, Aklan -- Some 1,561 school children in Aklan's 3 lower-class municipalities here will not suffer pangs of hunger this summer, including their families, thanks to the Food for School Program Bigas Para Sa Mag-aaral at Pamilya.


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


Christian's Ace SchoolChristian's Ace School captures 16 medals in reg'l student convention

The marvelous kids of Christian's Ace School won accolades and honors at the Regional Student Convention of the Schools of Tomorrow held last February 12 to 14, 2007 at the Destiny Christian Academy in Bacolod City.


violence on women and childrenSaying no to violence on women and children

Women and children are important in the socio-economic development of the country. This is apart fro the fact that they, too are God's precious children.


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.


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