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NPC assures no brownout on election day

With barely ten days left before the May 14 synchronized local and national elections, the National Power Corporation (NPC) assured enough power supply to its consumers especially to all electric cooperatives in the country.

Power Barge 101 now ready to augment city's power needs

The 32-megawatt Power Barge (PB) 101 is now ready to augment the power needs of the city.

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A farmer drives his carabao with carroza to the finish line during the 34th Carabao-Carroza Race in Pavia, Iloilo yesterday.

CPP/NPA presence in 13 Janiuay barangays feared

Regional officials of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) here are out to decide if counting of the election returns in at least thirteen barangays in the town of Janiuay are up to potential danger.


Court grants hold-order on Tan brothers

There is no escape for murder suspects Archie and Jan Michael Tan, principal suspects in the grisly killings of their father, prominent businessman Francisco "Bobby" Tan, stepmother Cindy Zayco and stepsister 6 year-old Katherine.

Passi City under watch as 'no permit, no campaign' orders out from CPP/NPAs

Government forces both from the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Philippine Army are out to keep a closer watch on far-flung barangays of Passi City.

Perez on disqualification rap: It's political gimmick

Re-electionist Antique Gov. Salvacion Zaldivar-Perez has denied that she violated election laws in handing out checks to barangay captains in Sibalom, Antique on April 10.

Bizmen push for entry of coal-fired power plant in Iloilo

The business sector is pushing for the entry of coal-fired power plants to address the imminent power problem in the city and province of Iloilo.

Peace Prayer Rally set on May 5

Participants to the Pilgrimage for Peace :Panay-Negros-Guimaras will hold a Peace Prayer Rally on May 5, 2007, 5:00 -- 7:00 pm at the New Provincial Capitol Ground. This will be preceded by a motorcade around the city to start at 3:00 pm from the Provincial Capitol. This will be open to public, as well as candidates and partylist groups.


Environmental Art: The blessing of the St. Anthony de Padua Art Assemblage

The St. Anthony de Padua Parish of Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo will be the province' first institution to claim ownership of the first environmental artpiece, the latest emerging artform, in this part of the country. This parish church is recipient of a commissioned artwork entitled "St. Anthony and Child Jesus", a ceramic tile mosaic of the image of the parish' patron saint holding the baby Christ.

Arroyo to keynote ICT confab in Cebu

The Cebu ICT 2007 International Conference and Exhibition will formally open with President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as keynote speaker, and will feature a panel of experts in compelling discussions focusing on opportunities and threats for Asia's emerging IT-enabled services (ITES) industry, fostering and funding Asian innovation, and the workforce and evolving ICT/ITES hub development models, according to the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI).

Bacolod reports lower dog bites in 2006

Bacolod City -- Dog and animal bite victims in this city went down and no death was recorded caused by rabies in 2006.


Anything Under the Sun
Esperanza Villanueva
Consumers Domain
A Letter to the Working Class
Without the Whitecoat
Anti-detention bill is detrimental to the medical institution
Bridging the gap
Ybiernas Street in Iloilo City
The agony of May Wan and Rosemarie
Health @ Heart
From Snoring, to Avocado, to Yogurt


Love 'em taxi drivers

/ Yehlen J. Camarista

Res Gestae:
Non-observance of common poster areas, an apparent proof of insincerity

/ By Francisco B. Lindero, Jr.

Gengos builds new politics, Lagdameo seeks God's blessings

/ Alain Russ Dimzon

E-mails and Habits

/ Engr. Herman Lagon

Unusual Channel:
More than amazing

/ Ma. Renette B. Uy

Eye Opener:
First Three Graduate Nurses of the Philippines

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Young Voice:
Barney's advice

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

The jeepney experience

/ Kathy M. Villalon

Rational Insanity:
How do we talk about God?

/ Bryan Mari Argos


'Puro Babae'

'Puro Babae'

Father and son Benji and Coco Belgica love women. Benji said that women are the most beautiful creatures in the whole world and that women project the most shadows into art dreams. "They delight me," he said. He revealed that the highest and lowest points of his life were caused by a woman.

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Museo Molo inaugurated

Museo Molo, the first and only exclusively pictorial museum in the Philippines, was inaugurated last April 15, 2007 with a holy mass and blessign of the first 29 pictorial exhibits by Archbishop Angel N. Lagdameo at St. Anne's Church in Molo.

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Summer fashion forecasts

Summer wear for 2007 is like looking at the future. The look is sharp and deceptively simple. The cut will be tampered by fluid fabrics and a flash of bare skin. To exude romance, hues will be muted for the evening and brights and pastels for day wear.

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PJ Arañador will stage 'Destinations', a fashion show on May 5

In 2004, International Lifestyle Designer PJ Arañador rewrote fashion history in Iloilo, presenting hand-woven designs---the indigenous look re-created for today. Majority of his designs hailed a return to classic elegance and classy femininity with the main attraction of using hablon fabrics like the ones produced in Miag-ao and Oton.


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