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April 24, 2007, Iloilo City, Philippines
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Guimaras guv leaves verification to IOPC

Guimaras Governor JC Rahman Nava has washed his hands over the recent controversy involving the second batch of oil spill claims which the International Oil Pollution Compensation dubbed as “incredulous.”

Missing militants alive, Army says as covert rescue plot up

Two missing militants identified by government forces with the Communist Party of the Philippines are reportedly alive and being held ‘custody’ by comrades in a New People’s Army den.

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Swampy area along the Diversion Road, Iloilo City
This once swampy area along the Diversion Road, Iloilo City is now a picture of dry land as the summer heat continues to pummel the country.

Cloud seeding operation in Iloilo to commence this week

In response to the directive of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, the Department of Agriculture (DA) through the Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWS), is expected to start with the cloud seeding operation anytime this week.


Prov'l Comelec asks for additional PNP, AFP personnel

In its bid to showcase the 2007 May polls as honest, orderly and peaceful, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) provincial office requested its central office to approve the deployment of additional police and Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) personnel in the different municipalities particularly those with intense political rivalries.

Estancia Mayor on the offensive
Calls on disqualification of ex-general as mayoralty bet

And the Estancia political saga continues. Seemingly overnight too, after the major players here shook hands, smiled and hugged in public and before news cameras for what was supposed to have been the symbolic start of peace covenants for the Provincial Commission on Elections (Comelec).

Traffic aides undergo seminar

Expect better traffic aides manning the city's streets in the coming days as they recently underwent a seminar/workshop dubbed as Workplace Values for Traffic Aide Effectiveness.

Act of desperation
‘We are ready to fight this,’ Mosqueda says on disqualification raps

Retired Police Chief Superintendent turned mayoralty bet Restituto “Toto Boy” Mosqueda may have been caught off-guard by the disqualification case filed against him. Yet it was “shortlived” thus members of his legal team are now all set for any face-off with his political opponent, reelectionist Mayor Rene Cordero.

Manhunt widens on death of political leader

A local political leader of a mayoralty bet in San Dionisio, Iloilo was murdered Sunday in what is feared to be a case of political killing here.


107 drug personalities arrested in WV

Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 has already filed a total of 65 cases in court against 107 drug personalities who were arrested in 78 police operations as of today. An estimated 2,236.64 grams of marijuana and 27.282 grams of shabu with an approximated value of PhP110,479.95 were yielded in the said operations.

PRO 6 nets 215 persons for illegal gambling

The illegal gambling activities in Western Visayas remain unabated despite intensified police operations which already yielded the arrest of 215 violators and filing of 70 cases for violation of the Anti-Illegal Gambling Law against these persons.


Anything Under the Sun
Leticia Lorea Pelobello
Consumers Domain
Peace in Mindanao
Without the Whitecoat
Occupational infections
Bridging the gap
Nanet's porcelain heritage house
Open Letter to the Fil-American Association
Health @ Heart
Stop The Heart?


Young Voice:
Jigsaw puzzle

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Equality and staying on

/ Kathy M. Villalon

Eye Opener:
First Three Graduate Nurses of the Philippines

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Rational Insanity:

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Pacquiao, a legislator?

/ Engr. Herman Lagon

Obet's last hurrah

/ Nelson C. Robles

The shifting paradigm of Philippine elections

/ Leo Dominador Dumagat

Banking on the taxi drivers

/ Atty. Helen J. Camarista


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Beauty Essentials turns one

Beauty is essential. It turns men and women on and it makes one confident. That's a fact. That's why Beauty Essentials is a sought after facial and skin care center here and proof of its success is when it celebrated its first anniversary at Buto't Balat recently.

----------------------------------------Students enhance creative writing skills with 5-time Palanca Awardee

Students enhance creative writing skills with 5-time Palanca Awardee

Ripples spent its sixth year in writing business through a Summer Creative Writing Course facilitated in by 5-time Palanca awardee Prof John Iremil Teodoro.

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Avant garde, romantic and feminine at the Philippine Fashion Week

The 10th Philippine Fashion Week (PFW) came and went and some designers were very satisfied with the outcome. Take for example Ilonggos Jasmine Castelo, Aldrich Aparicio and Eric de los Santos who showcased their designs at the Rockwell Tent last March 24, 25 and 27 respectively.

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Edward Yee takes a step further

After his success in the food industry and as president of the Federation of the Association of Barangay Kagawads of Iloilo City, Edward Yee has decided to take the road of service a step further.


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