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April 17, 2007, Iloilo City, Philippines
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City residents suffer limited water supply

Some 128,000 residents of Iloilo City who solely depend on the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) for their source of water will have to bear limited supply of water until the rainy season comes.

Militants search Army camp for missing members

Members of left wing groups entered a military camp in Antique province yesterday to search for their two abducted members. Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan)-Panay spokesperson, Aurelio "Boy" Bosque led several other activists in going around the camp of 79th Infantry Batallion in San Jose town in Antique yesterday morning.

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Ilonggo triathlete Rudy Fernandez (holding torch) leads the representatives from the country's 15 regions participating in the 2007 Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA) National Games in the relay and lighting of urn of friendship, peace, prosperity and unity at the Iloilo Sports Complex.

Missing activists' family maintain: Military is the culprit

The families of two missing leaders of militant organizations and their colleagues have maintained that only military agents have the motive and the means to undertake the attack and abduction.

They yesterday visited the headquarters of the Army's 79th Infantry Battalion in Antique and the 12th Infantry Battalion in Miag-ao town in Iloilo to look for Ma. Luisa Posa-Dominado and Nilo Arado.


Water to be rationed in PRISAA billeting areas

To address the scarcity of water supply in the city, the city government will ration water to the different billeting areas of the delegates of the National Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA) Games which opened yesterday.

Contractor vows to clear reclaimed area below Carpenter's Bridge

China-International Water and Electrical Corporation vowed to speed up the pile driving works at the Carpenter's Bridge in Tabucan, Mandurriao for them to clear the reclaimed portion of the Iloilo River before the onset of the rainy season.

Young blood vs 'veterans' for Capitol, City Hall seats

ABS-CBN's candidates' forum dubbed "Sambuwa 2007" started off with a big bang.

ATO resets exam to May 5

Negros Occidental -- The Air Transportation Office (ATO) moved its 12th Basic Air Traffic Service Course examination scheduled April 24 to May 5.

BIR sets up Tax Tulungan Centers

Negros Occidental -- To better serve the taxpayers, the Bureau of Internal Revenue is setting up "Tulungan Centers" especially for this filing season in order for taxpayers to meet the deadline.


DOT invites grassroots to be ecotour entrepreneurs

Tacloban City -- In line with the directive of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to promote and safeguard the country's eco-tourism sites through the provision of essential services for tourists, the Department of Tourism (DOT) is inviting individuals and groups from the grassroots to become ecotourism entrepreneurs.

Aklan as RP's retirement haven

New Washington, Aklan -- With Boracay Island's pristine, long beautiful beaches, Aklan's modern medical facilities big shopping centers and airports of international standard, the province will be the next retirement village site in the Philippines, according to Philippine Retirement Authority (PRA) Chairman Edgar Aglipay.

Capiceños can lean on NFA rice during lean months

Roxas City -- Capiceños are assured of continuous and sufficient supply of rice even during the lean months season.


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?


The shifting paradigm of Philippine elections

/ Leo Dominador Dumagat

We color our life

/ Kathy M. Villalon

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

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



Risa turns 18

Iloilo society's power couple Judgee Lopez-Peña and Sarah Opolencia-Peña once again gave the party of the year. Sarah, who was chosen as Iloilo's number one hostess by the Philippine Tatler, indeed lived up to her title as she celebrated Risa Maria Lourdes O. Peña, her second daughter's debut celebration last Saturday at their posh residence in Ledesco Village.

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Philippine Christian University churns out new business experts

THE Philippine Christian University (PCU) has again provided Iloilo City with 97 individuals who are expected to shine in business and management because of their Christian foundation. They are graduates of Master in Management who majored in educational management, health administration, industrial psychology and public administration.


Eggs carry messages of Easter

Some 10 terracotta eggs carried messages of love, hope, fun and prayer during Easter Sunday, April 8, 2007. This, after 10 grade schoolers joined the Easter Egg Painting Contest organized by Robinsons Place Iloilo.

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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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