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Supreme Court junks Armada, Gallar's Petition vs CA, Tupas

Wrong remedy. Premature.

Such summed up the Supreme Court's (SC) decision in junking the petition filed by Vice Governor Roberto Armada and Board Member Manny Gallar against the Court of Appeals (CA), Governor Niel Tupas Sr. Board Members Domingo Oso Jr. and Cecilia Capadosa.

Teachers rap Carles treasurer for reducing poll honorarium

A group of teachers from Carles, Iloilo alleged that their P3,300 honorarium for their election duties last May 14 polls has been deducted by their municipal treasurer.

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A. Chris Fernandez
A local magician shows some tricks to children inside the La Paz public plaza. La Paz celebrated yesterday its annual fiesta.

Court denies TRO vs. Comelec's payment of VIS printing

The Regional Trial Court (RTC) has denied the temporary restraining order (TRO) sought by Panay News Inc. against the Commission on Elections (Comelec) relative to the printing of the voters information sheet (VIS).


Fr. Alarcon off to 'formative rest'

Legal trouble is officially over for Father Martin Alarcon after the woman who accused him of rape has withdrawn the case. But as for the Catholic church, everything is not yet over.

Ganzon, Zulueta heat up radio airwaves

Expect fiery sessions at the Sangguniang Panlungsod starting next week after reelected Councilors Jeffrey Ganzon and Perla Zulueta traded barbs over the airlanes late night Wednesday in Jun-Jun Sornito's Aksyon Night Patrol program over Aksyon Radyo Iloilo.

Guiling to mediate Zulueta-Ganzon tiff

Outgoing Vice Mayor Guillermo de la Llana said he will try to patch up the conflict between reelected Councilors Perla Zulueta and Jeffrey Ganzon.

Immigrant councilor did not violate law, says DILG

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) made clear that Councilor Merci Drilon-Garcia did not violate any law when she left the country before her term of office as city councilor ends on June 30, 2007.

Iloilo City and Province Election 2007 Final Results

The final results from the Iloilo City and Iloilo Province Board of Canvassers.


Capitol exec up for Thailand for climate workshop

Dr. Ildefonso Toledo, Officer-in-Charge of the Provincial Agriculture's Office is bound to Pathumthani, Thailand for a three-day internal workshop on module development for Climate Field School (CFS) from May 29-31, 2007.

Dengue claims 2 in iloilo--DOH

Two persons in Iloilo province have died of dengue, a viral diseases transmitted through the bite of an infected aedes mosquito.

More 'Bigasan sa Parokya' outlets to open

Roxas City -- Two more "Bigasan sa Parokya" outlets will open this month to serve as authorized government rice retailers to more parishioners for government-priced rice at P18.50 per koligram.


Anything Under the Sun
Fatima strange coincidences (4)
Consumers Domain
Dubious party-list groups
Without the Whitecoat
Hospitals going on strike
Bridging the gap
Iznart Street, the 'hardware center' of Iloilo City
The Filipinos in MS Noordam
Health @ Heart
Sex and Diabetes


Election aftermath

/ Nelson C. Robles

Res Gestae:
In need of miracles!

/ Francisco B. Lindero, Jr.

Young Voice:
Stargazing in Boracay

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Rational Insanity:
Ironic trash

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Ilonggo hospitality and Fiesta in the City

/ Yehlen J. Camarista

Cerebral Combustion:
I am losing my Religion

/ Hacel D. Du-Chua

Being single

/ Kathy M. Villalon

Reflections beyond the election

/ Ted Aldwin Ong

Strengthening words

/ Joylin T. Bravo

Zulueta, the 'King,' and Lowney

/ Engr. Herman Lagon


Moda Piña

A Moda Piña chic

Iloilo, a small town is known for weaving piña cloth. Now, other areas of Panay Island are already imbibing the expertise of crafting distinctive Ilonggo garments. Aklan, for instance, held Moda Pina -- a fashion show showcasing the utilization of piña cloth akin to the use of pineapple textile in making garments.

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The flavors of Hongkong Kitchen

Hongkong Kitchen, the restaurant that serves authentic Chinese cuisine and the popular Peking Duck, turned one year last May 10. Owner Eugene Chua hosted a luncheon for members of the press as a way of thanksgiving. At the luncheon, Hongkong Kitchen's fabulous gastronomic pleasures were served.

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Wagyu Beef now at Blue Jay's

There's a new gourmet hit in town and it's called Wagyu beef. Wagyu is a breed of cattle that naturally produces beef that is densely marbled, thus it has an exquisitely tender texture and incomparable, luxurious taste. In fact, Wagyu beef surpasses USDA marbling standards for prime-grade beef.

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Tranquil living at the Palisades Iloilo

The Palisades is an innovation in residential development through its landscaping features. The entire development is landscaped which includes not just its entrance, the rotundas, clubhouse areas but also the sidewalks, street corners, lamp posts and power posts. Different tropical plants, trees and shrubs are utilized to give the place a distinct look and ambiance, not only during the day but also at night because of the play between the lightings and the plants.


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