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May 16, 2007, Iloilo City, Philippines
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Trend shows sure win of reelectionist Iloilo solons, guv

The Ilonggo electorate has spoken and gave fresh mandate to a number of reelectionist candidates particularly Representatives in Congress and Iloilo's governor.

Church express dismay on massive vote-buying

"We can only do so much, we can only try but vote-buying has become a culture and change will take so much time."

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Election Returns
A. Chris Fernandez
Personnel from the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting unload the election returns coming from the mountainous barangays of Leon, Iloilo. Left photo, passers-by look at the still barely filled-up tally board of the PPCRV-NASSA-NAMFREL near the Jaro Cathedral.

Post-election violence erupts in Estancia

Although elections went on smoothly Monday, violence erupted between the supporters of contending mayoralty candidates in Estancia town yesterday morning.


Election 2007 Partial Results

Bombo Radyo Philippines, The Vote 2007. Partial, unofficial results for Iloilo Province and Iloilo City as of 5:00 p.m. May 15, 2007.

New Iloilo airport ready to serve anytime -- ATO

Air Transportation Office (ATO) Area Manager Mr. Alan Java said the new Iloilo Airport is ready to serve the public anytime it is declared open by the government.

Landslide winner Treñas thanks supporters

For seeing his landslide victory over his opponent, incumbent Mayor Jerry Treñas already expressed gratitude for the Ilonggos for reelecting him as mayor of Iloilo City. As he called on everyone to unite in pursuing his goal to make the city a Premiere City by 2015 and must be the Next Big Thing.

2 city bets concede

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in the city is still in the middle of canvassing the votes in the recently conducted elections, however, two candidates have already accepted their fate—that is, their defeat.

Voters turnout in city still indeterminable

The City Comelec has yet to give official records on the turnout of voters in last Monday's election. Also, the tabulation of election returns has been observed to be snail-paced putting councilorables landing in the tenth to the twelfth places hanging.

Junk campaign vs. Zulueta, Tupas flunked?

Two councilorables who were subject of the alleged junking campaign ordered by Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez Sr. are currently included in the top twelve based on partial and unofficial tally of votes obtained from the Commission on Elections (Comelec).


Comelec, not DepEd, will release teachers' allowances

The Department of Education (DepEd) on Monday clarified that the Commission on Elections, not the DepEd, is the one responsible for the release of the allowance of public school teachers who serve as board of election inspectors and board of canvassers.

RP to host global forum on migration

The Philippines is set to host a global forum on migration as it endeavors to address serious problems in the deployment of Filipino workers abroad.


Anything Under the Sun
Fatima strange coincidences (4)
Consumers Domain
Dubious party-list groups
Without the Whitecoat
Healing for doctors
Bridging the gap
General Luna Street in Iloilo City
The agony of May Wan and Rosemarie 2
Health @ Heart
From Snoring, to Avocado, to Yogurt 2


Young Voice:
The lessons of donuts

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Being single

/ Kathy M. Villalon

Reflections beyond the election

/ Ted Aldwin Ong

Strengthening words

/ Joylin T. Bravo

Keeping things and letting them go

/ Yehlen J. Camarista

Zulueta, the 'King,' and Lowney

/ Engr. Herman Lagon

Rational Insanity:
Horror time

/ Bryan Mari Argos

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

Unusual Channel:
More than amazing

/ Ma. Renette B. Uy

Eye Opener:
First Three Graduate Nurses of the Philippines

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong



On having an autistic child
A Parent offers a message of Hope

Markee Pampolina was three years old when his parents, Augusto and Mary Elaine, noticed that he was different from other children. "He was non-verbal, had his own odd play, snobbish towards other children, no eye contact, no sense of danger, irritated by motor sounds, fond of TV commercials, into hand clapping and he tiptoes," according to Augusto. "All the while, we thought he was just a late bloomer."

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Dance concert for kids with cancer slated May 25, 26

The Sol Fernandez School of Dance, one of the leading ballet and jazz schools in Iloilo, will stage a dance concert for children diagnosed with cancer on May 25 and 26. The shows will be held at the CAP Auditorium with matinee and gala shows at 3 pm and 7 pm respectively.

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On fashion trends and turning a year wiser

For two ladies coming from Bacolod City, it started out as a small business of making clothes and peddling them in the city streets for three years.

Michelle Uy and Cindy Go realized that they can duplicate their success here in Iloilo, thus the opening of the Tee Box boutique at Robinsons Place Iloilo last April 30.

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Igbaras celebrates the Tangyan Festival

The growth of human civilization is intimately associated to rivers. The earliest known civilizations arose in the great river valleys of southwest Asia, northwest India, and northern China. The "cradle of civilization," Mesopotamia is named after a Greek word meaning "between the rivers." The Indus River Valley became an instrument in the rise of an advanced Bronze Age culture that lasted for 1,000 years. The first Chinese civilization to develop a comprehensive writing system and left a written record is the Shang Dynasty that was centered in the Yellow River Valley.


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