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Whereabouts of 2 activists still unknown

The investigation into the shooting of a human rights activist and the abduction of two others has encountered a problem, hindering the early solution of the incident.

Iloilo officials condemn attack on activists

Crossing party lines, lawmakers and officials in Iloilo have condemned the shooting and wounding of a human rights worker and the abduction of two officials of militant organizations on Panay Island.

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Pineapples and Melons
A. Chris Fernandez
Summer fruits like pineapple and watermelon are stocked outside the Iloilo Terminal Market ready to be sold. Said fruits mostly come from the mountain villages of Leon and Alimodian.

PRISAA National Games opens today

Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman William 'Butch' Ramirez will serve as guest of honor and speaker in the opening ceremonies of the 2007 Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA) National Games today, April 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m. at the Iloilo Sports Complex.


PRO-6 records 83 gun ban violations in WV

Police Regional Office (PRO 6) recorded a total of 83 gun ban violations in Western Visayas since the election gun ban was implemented.

Ilonggos keep glued on Pacquiao-Solis fight

Most Ilonggos stayed at home or flock to theaters airing live the boxing match of Manny Pacquaio and Mexican challenger Jorge Solis yesterday.

Untold stories, behind the forums

In compliance with a Commission on Elections (Comelec) Resolution, various media outlets launched forums and debates that gathered candidates mostly from hotly contested seats. With free airtime accorded to the guest-candidates, panelists include the academe, the Church and local media practitioners.

Ramon Tabiana Memorial District Hospital shines in 3rd Hospital Awards

The Ramon Tabiana Memorial District Hospital (RTMDH) in Cabatuan, Iloilo once again was adjudged as this year's best hospital in terms of delivery of services among the provincial and district hospitals in the Province of Iloilo.

Zulueta remains at Top 3 in tight race for SP seats

The time-tested adage that "You can never put a good man down" was proven true once again. Only this time, it should have been written as "You can never put a good lady legislator down."


Capiz province now 106 years old

Roxas City -- A three-day activities are being prepared by the provincial government of Capiz from April 13 to 15 in view of the 106th anniversary of the establishment of its civil government.

NFA to continue 'food-for-school' in Iloilo

The 7,335 pre-school and Grade 1 pupils in the province of Iloilo will continue to avail the 1 kilogram iron-fortified rice they have been receiving daily last school year under the Food-for-School Program (FSP) of the government this summer.

DOST-SEI launches 1st Gawad Lider Awards

The Gawad Lider in Science Education Award is a biennial award being launched this year by the Department of Science and Technology- Science Education Institute.


Repent, repent
Anything Under the Sun
Leticia Lorea Pelobello
Consumers Domain
Trapos, PM and the Partylist
Without the Whitecoat
CPU College of Medicine's first graduates
Bridging the gap
Oto: 'Ang tagpangapin' of Central Panay
A sandpiper to bring you joy
Keeping it Simple
Health @ Heart
Stop The Heart?


Eye Opener:
Battle of titans in Iloilo

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Pitiful poetry

/ Engr. Herman Lagon

Banking on the taxi drivers

/ Atty. Helen J. Camarista

Young Voice:
A better Philippines

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

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.

Out of control

/ Luis V. Teodoro


10 Outstanding Students of RP

CPUR prexy is one of the 10 Outstanding Students of RP

Marvin Ansino Segura, the current Central Philippine University Republic (CPUR) president was recognized as one of the awardees of the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines program for Region 6 on March 18, 2007 at the University of St. La Salle Coliseum in Bacolod City.

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Langford Place: Where friendship and love for food go together

After a long day at work or at school, it's always nice to catch up with friends. And what better way to do it than in a place where the food and drinks are good and where one feels really comfortable.

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The first Ilonggo animators

Iloilo City now has 46 animators, thanks to the PGMA Training for Work Scholarship Program through the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the Western Visayas College of Science and Technology (WVCST).

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A tribute to achievers

Recognizing the value of achievers in society, the Rotary Club of Metro Iloilo and the Rotary Club of Itako, Japan bestowed awards to valedictorians of Iloilo City schools in a program held at the Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center last April 10, 2007.


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