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June 5, 2007, Iloilo City, Philippines
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Tupas opposes proposed mark up on taxi fare going to new airport

Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas posed objection to the proposal of the Association of Taxi Operators (ATOP) to charge additional P150.00 for passengers going to the new Iloilo Airport in Cabatuan, Iloilo.

Relief of Antique PBOC sought

Antique Gov. Salvacion Zaldivar-Perez has called for the relief of the entire provincial board of canvassers (PBOC) for failing to proclaim the winning candidates in the province despite a resolution of the Commission on Elections (Comelec).

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Gen. Luna Street
A. Chris Fernandez
Traffic situation in Gen. Luna Stree, City Proper has worsened with the opening of classes yerterday. Even before the opening of classes the street is already a problem area as there is an on going construction of a flyover at the junction of Infante and Gen. Luna Street.

CPP-NPA infiltrates 5 Iloilo schools

Youth as future of the nation or future of terrorism? If the message and warning of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is not heeded, it would be the latter.

As such, the AFP here is warning incoming parents and guardians of college students and university administration officials against the planned recruitment of the Communist Party of the Philippines -- New Peoples Army -- National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF).


'Guns for hire' ops eyed in Chinese businessman's killing

Verification is underway on the activities of a group of seven Cebuano-speaking men in Iloilo following Saturday's killing of a Chinese businessman in Jaro, Iloilo City.

City's power problem partly solved, says Treñas

Iloilo City's sole power distributor Panay Electric Company (Peco), reportedly, has already signed interconnection agreements with the National Transmission Corporation (Transco) and National Power Corporation (NPC).

Barangay exec hit for refusal to cooperate with BHC

The barangay captain of Bolilao in Mandurriao district allegedly refused to cooperate with the Boarding House Commission (BHC) after the discovery of 20 boarding houses with no business permits under his turf. As this develop, the chief executive will issue a memorandum to all 180 barangay captains in the city to cooperate with the commission.

IOPC letter re claims is fake--Coscolluela

Secretary Rafael Coscolluela, Presidential Adviser for Western Visayas is advising the second batch of claimants from Guimaras that there is no truth to the rumor that their claims have been approved and will be paid this June.

City's public school studes to get free school supplies

The city's 45,000 elementary pupils and 21,000 secondary students enrolled in public schools will receive free school supplies this opening of classes courtesy of the P1 million fund allocation from the city government.


Country's civil registrars here today for 9th National Convention of PACR

The country's civil registrars and local chief executives gather here for the 9th national convention of the Philippine Association of Civil Registrars at Punta Villa, Arevalo. The convention will address problems on the issuance of security papers (SECPA).

3 Capiz towns commended on feeding program

Roxas City -- Three municipalities in Capiz have been commended by Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Esperanza Cabral for being the first local government units to implement the feeding program in Western Visayas.

Antique earmarks P1M for milk feeding program

San Jose, Antique -- The Provincial Nutrition Committee is preparing for the promotion/implementation of the P1 million Milk Feeding Program to combat malnutrition in target areas with highest incidence of malnutrition, disclosed Ma. Carmen Tubianosa of the Nutrition Office.


Anything Under the Sun
Cross and crown of Arevalo
Consumers Domain
Glimmer of Hope
Without the Whitecoat
Patient-centered medical practice
Bridging the gap
Weaponry of the pre-colonial Bisayans
Ang Mga Bagong Bayani in MS Noordam (2)
Health @ Heart
Sex and Diabetes 2


Young Voice:
Peace be with you

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Rational Insanity:
Reinventing inventions

/ Bryan Mari Argos

By Order:
PRO 6's tribute to democracy

/ PCSupt. Wilfredo V. Dulay, Sr.

Emergence of the Neo-Nazi culture, children's behavior and hauntings of my past

/ By Ma. Zoe Razel Cadena-Pittracher

A fresh mandate

/ Nelson C. Robles


/ Kathy M. Villalon

Res Gestae:
In need of miracles!

/ Francisco B. Lindero, Jr.

Ilonggo hospitality and Fiesta in the City

/ Yehlen J. Camarista

Cerebral Combustion:
I am losing my Religion

/ Hacel D. Du-Chua



She weaves for beauty

Crafts are as old as human history. Normally, they are a means of producing objects of inherent aesthetic appeal. Among the earliest basic crafts are basketry, pottery and weaving. Nearly every craft now practiced can be traced back many hundreds of years.

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The Palisades Iloilo launched

The launching of The Palisades Iloilo was a grandiose affair. No stone was left unturned in the preparations for such a big project of St. Rafael Development Corporation (SRDC) ,which will ultimately bring Ilonggos a new concept of living.


Josephian scribes' talents honed

To hone the writing prowess of the Josephians' scribes, a three-day Journalism Seminar and Writeshop was conducted at St. Joseph School last May 16 to 18, 2007. The writeshop aimed to spot budding writers in the different journalistic fields, namely: news writing, editorial writing, feature writing, poetry and editorial cartooning.

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The UPV Main Building, Iloilo City Campus

In 1929, Sra. Juliana Melliza donated a portion of her property in Molo, Iloilo to be used as the site of the future city hall of Iloilo. This was located about two kilometers from the original heart of the municipality of Iloilo which was near San Jose church and Plaza Libertad. With this intended site for Iloilo's City Hall, Juan Arellano (then supervising Architect of the Bureau of Public Works) designed a grand building along with a new urban plan for this burgeoning provincial center.


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