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PGMA to grace opening of new Iloilo airport

City Mayor Jerry Treñas yesterday confirmed that President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo will grace the opening of the new Iloilo Airport of international standards in Sta. Barbara-Cabatuan on April 16, 2007.

Armada not giving up

Iloilo Vice Gov. Roberto Armada is not giving up on his fight against Governor Niel Tupas relative to the recent dismissal order issued by the Office of the Ombudsman.

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Power meters
A. Chris Fernandez
Electric meters adorn two posts in a barangay in the city. City Mayor Jerry Treñas laments that the city has one of the highest power rates yet its power supply is unreliable.

PPC apologizes for Monday's power blackout

Panay Power Corporation (PPC), supplier of power to the city's sole power distributor Panay Electric Company (PECO), has apologized for the power blackout that engulfed Iloilo City last Monday, April 9.


City ready for nat'l PRISAA Games

City Mayor Jerry Treñas said the city is ready to host the 2007 National Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA) Games next week.

Animation, software dev't industries need more manpower

The animation and software development industries are in need of more manpower.

ERC to hear PECO's distribution rate application

On February 23, 2007, Panay Electric Company, Inc., (PECO) filed with the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) an application entitled "In the Matter of the Application for the Approval of Revised Rate Schedules and Appraisal of Property, with Prayer for Provisional Authority, Panay Electric Company, Inc,. Applicant".

Malabor: Admin's money difficult to match

The local opposition group fears the administration party will make use of their money in order to ensure victory in the coming May polls.


P12.7-M irrigation project boosts hunger mitigation program

San Jose, Antique-- The completion of the P12.7 million Communal Irrigation System (CIS) project in Fragante, Pandan, Antique is a big factor to spur the country's agriculture productivity and increase food production.

Kabankalan assessment office named most outstanding in Region VI

Negros Occidental -- The Bureau of Local Government Finance Regional Office and the Regional Association of Treasurers and Assessors, Inc., named the City Assessment Office of Kabankalan City as the Most Outstanding in Region VI for the calendar year 2006.

Expansion of biotech network seen to alleviate poverty

The Department of Agriculture (DA) is eyeing to expand its biotechnology network to boost farm production and release farmers from poverty.


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



/ Engr. Herman Lagon

New chapter

/ Kathy M. Villalon

Rational Insanity:
The fourteen stations of the Filipino's cross

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Unusual Channel:
'How to serve and give'

/ Ma. Renette B. Uy

Our God is the God of Miracles

/ Rev. Ramon P. Lagos, Jr.

Eye Opener:
Lenten season and thieves in government

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Res Gestae:
So that the public may know

/ Francisco B. Lindero, Jr.

Out of control

/ Luis V. Teodoro

Compartmentalizing religion

/ Leo Dominador Dumagat

Holy Week Reflection 2007

/ Archbishop Angel N. Lagdameo


School valedictorians

School valedictorians get sound advice in life

They did not become valedictorians in their respective schools the easy way. Theirs is a story of juggling assignments, study time and projects. In fact, there may be even sleepless nights contemplating on how to get better grades and how to be more productive.

---------------------------------------- Risa O. Peña

Risa O. Peña at 18: A rare gem

She proves to be a well-rounded individual by excelling in sports, passionate about the arts, graphic design and music. What gives Risa the greatest fulfillment is when she's able to extend help to her less fortunate brothers and sisters.

---------------------------------------- Rofel

Rofel for real

He's a city boy who loves to party. He's the type who will not greet you if you don't say 'hi' first. Suplado. These are just some of the impressions that people have on Rofel Parreno, marketing and communications officer of Robinsons Place Iloilo, actor, singer, host and many more.

---------------------------------------- Christian's Ace School

Christian'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.


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