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April 18, 2007, Iloilo City, Philippines
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Iloilo up to regain top titles in Aliwan Fiesta

Traffic in the city's streets leading to Iloilo Freedom Grandstand will be closed Friday for the send off party for this year's Dinagyang Festival winners Tribu Ilonganon and Tribu Kahilwayan.

Stories linked to abduction, slay try of militants getting wilder

No solid leads are up as stories and theories are getting wilder on the abduction of two militant leaders and wounding of another in Oton, Iloilo.

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A. Chris Fernandez
Some 3,000 athletes representing 400 Commission on Higher Education-accredited universities and colleges nationwide are now vying for medals in various sports events for the Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA) National Games which is being held here in Iloilo City.

Iloilo milk feeding program wins award

Iloilo's milk feeding program dubbed as Batang Ilonggo, Palangga (BIP) Ka is one of the five Most Outstanding Project in Health and Nutrition given by Nestle Philippines because of its great benefit among preschool children.


OFW economic council formed to assist Ilonggos working abroad

Ilonggo overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) can now seek assistance from the Overseas Filipino Economic Council of Iloilo City, created to look after their concerns.

Tribu Ilonganon, Kahilwayan all set for 2007 Aliwan fiesta

The winning tribes in this year's Dinagyang competition are all set for the Aliwan Fiesta in Manila, with high hopes to regain the title grabbed by the Sinulog Festival of Cebu in last year's competition of festivals in the country.

Anti-crime czar appeals for sobriety in Oton ambush-slay try

Capitol's anti-drug and anti-crime czar appealed for calm and sobriety on the flurry generated by the attack on militant leaders in Oton, Iloilo recently.

Councilorables share common views on helping poor residents

Three aspirants for City Councilor all agreed that there is a need to legislate laws and ordinances which centers on giving livelihood programs to the poor and needy residents of Iloilo City.

Iloilo hosts biggest gathering of CPAs

Iloilo City is all set to roll the red carpet for over a thousand certified public accountants as they gather here for the 61st Annual National Convention of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA).


Apo Hiking Society to hold major concert in Iloilo

The unbeatable Apo Hiking Society is set to entertain Ilonggos when they hold one of their major concerts here on June 2, 2007, Saturday at the Centennial Convention Center.

Short Films on Oil Spill in Guimaras to be shown at UP

The former UP Film Center (now UP Film Institute) mounts its own celebration for environmental awareness with a distinct program of films for the last two weekends of April. The main highlight will feature a marathon of screenings for Guimaras - Short Films from the Oil Spill on April 20 and April 21 at 7 p.m.

Cloud-seeding starts in Negros Occidental

Negros Occidental -- The Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) started its cloud-seeding operation that is expected to bring on rains and prevent crop damage due to the dry spell in the province.


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
Health @ Heart
Stop The Heart?


Eye Opener:
Pacquiao vs. Darlene

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Cheats and chefs

/ Engr. Herman Lagon

Young Voice:
Random thoughts on random votes

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

The shifting paradigm of Philippine elections

/ Leo Dominador Dumagat

We color our life

/ Kathy M. Villalon

Banking on the taxi drivers

/ Atty. Helen J. Camarista

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

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Unusual Channel:
'How to serve and give'

/ Ma. Renette B. Uy


Iloilo Beaches

Iloilo, a tropical playground

Summer entails all the fun and adventure people want most. And for one who dreams of getting away and finding a tropical hideaway far removed from all the hustle and bustle of modern life, beachcombing is a treat.

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Some kind of bridal shower

Babes Rivera, manager of Spa Riviera held a bridal shower party recently. Guests were looking forward to meeting Alex, the guy said to have 'won her heart.'


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.


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