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Criminal, admin raps up vs Antique canvassers

Antique Gov. Salvacion Zaldivar-Perez has filed a criminal complaint before the former members of the provincial board of canvassers (PBOC) of Antique for the delay in the proclamation of the winning candidates in the province.

AFP calls for coordinated moves with RPA-ABB

In order to avert any more 'misfires.' the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) pushes for coordinated moves with the RPA-ABB, faction of the Communist Party of the Philippines now involved in peace talks with the Philippine Government.

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Two boys show off their tumbling skills while swimming at Villa beach.

Local tropical wines, distilled spirits get boost

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is now banking its attention and resources on the development, promotion and commercial application of science and technology (S&T) among small and medium enterprise especially on tropical wines and distilled spirits all over the country.

DOST Secretary Dr. Estrella Alabastro said the local market for distilled spirits is well established compared with tropical wines. "The same is not true for tropical wine that face a stiff competition from grape wine."


Army beefs up forces in Western, Central Visayas

The Army has deployed around 500 troops or equivalent to a battalion of soldiers to Western and Central Visayas to beef up its internal security operations.

Comelec reg'l director leads new canvassers board in Antique

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has relieved the provincial board of canvassers (PBOC) of Antique and ordered the continuation of the canvassing of votes and the proclamation of winning candidates in the province.

SP scraps P5,000 CNA money for city govt's 31 dep't heads

At least 31 department heads of the Iloilo City government would have been richer by P5,000 by now through unfair means had not the Sangguniang Panlungsod Committee on Appropriations unearthed the scheme that would have caused the appropriation of a total of P155,000 more as Collective Negotiation Agreement (CNA) benefits originally intended for rank-and-file employees of the city government belonging to the Resource Employees Association of City Hall (Reach).

All set for 109th Philippine Independence Day celebration

Everything is ready for a simple but meaningful celebration here of the 109th anniversary of Philippine Independence on Tuesday (June 12).

RP Social Workers celebrate Social Work Week

On June 13-19, social workers nationwide will celebrate the Social Work Week in commemoration of the anniversary of Republic Act 4373 otherwise known as the Social Work Law passed on June 19, 1965. Every time this is celebrated nationwide, the role of Ilonggo social workers is highlighted.


Search for outstanding volunteer on

The National Economic Development Authority (NEDA)- attached Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSC) is now accepting nominations to the 2007 Search for Outstanding Volunteers (SOV) until June 30, 2007.

DOH urges practice of 4 o'clock habit vs dengue

The Department of Health 6 (DOH 6) urged anew the public to diligently practice the Four-o'clock Habit ("4 o'clock habit") to prevent and control the dreaded dengue fever with the onset of the rainy season and the subsequent increase in the number of dengue cases in the community.

Search for presidential awards for child-friendly town and city on

San Jose, Antique -- This year's search for Child Friendly municipality and town is on pursuant to Executive Order 184 series of 1999 entitled "Establishing Presidential Awards for the Child Friendly Municipalities and Cities".


Anything Under the Sun
Cross and crown of Arevalo
Consumers Domain
Did we benefit from power privatization?
Without the Whitecoat
Practicing within one's specialty
Bridging the gap
Bisayan wedding culture
A slice of Alaska and Canada (3)
Health @ Heart
Sex and Diabetes 3


Rational Insanity:
Hitting the road

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Time to move on

/ Nelson C. Robles

Young Voice:
Peace be with you

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

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


/ 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


Design Lab

The search for new designers

The fashion industry is a dynamic one. As it evolves, there is a need for more designers whose creations are in tune with the times. Thus, Robinsons Place Iloilo is holding the Robinsons Design Lab, a project that gives budding designers a chance to shine.

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Sleeping Beauty Awakes

Annie Divinagracia Sartorio School of Performing Arts successfully showcased the talents of their students through the elegant recital entitled "Sleeping Beauty Awakes" last May 18, 2007 at the San Jose College Auditorium.


Unlimited Japanese Food @ Maki

Chicken Teriyaki, California Maki, Gyu Asparagus Maki, Lamb Tepanyaki, Tuna Sashimi and a lot more Japanese dishes. All these, you can indulge in Maki Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar's "Unlimited."


FETE, Be unique on your wedding day

Planning your dream wedding can be very thrilling but frazzling. Just thinking about the tough task ahead as every little feature is just as valuable as hearing your partner say, "I do." Now, there is no need to worry because everything you need to know for your own Big Day is here!


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