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INHS stops imposing workbooks on studes

Students at Iloilo National High School (INHS) who have yet to buy workbooks for their different subjects need not worry anymore as the use of workbooks in said school had been ordered stopped.

Army report: City businessmen next targets of NPA extortion

Communist terrorists running out of politician-targets? And communist terrorists turning into terrorist extortionist?

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City Hall
A. Chris Fernandez
The city hall building in front of Plaza Libertad is awaiting demolition to give way for the construction of a modern city hall building. Unfortunately, no contractor yet has agreed to do the demolition work due to meager contract cost.

City exec asks SP to support MIWD privatization

For the continuing development of the city, Mayor Jerry Treñas has asked the Sangguniang Panlungsod to file a resolution supporting his plan on the privatization of the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD).


PhilHealth strengthens drive vs bogus claimants

In order to further protect government funds and make the lives of conmen harder, the Philippine Health Insurance Company (PhilHealth) has now devised a new plan aimed at ensuring rightful claims of rightful claimants.

City warns public vs. fixers

To professionalize the government service, government officials and employees are prohibited to act as fixers in any transaction at the different departments of the city government. This was the order of Mayor Jerry Treñas before he left for Germany.

Garantisadong Pambata benefits city's 58,725 children

Around 80 percent of children 0-5 years old in Iloilo City have availed of the Garantisadong Pambata, one of the major programs of the Department of Health (DOH).

SOLARCO, TSKI inks rural power project partnership

The government's rural power projects pushed by the Department of Energy (DOE) will get an added boost today as key figures in its private partner groups, the Solar Electric Company Inc., and Taytay sa Kauswagan Inc. meet for a partnership agreement.


Antique NSO gears up for 2007 population census

The National Statistics Office (NSO) prepares for 2007 Population Census (PopCen) which will kick off midnight of August 1, 2007.

Pag-IBIG housing loan interest rate down to 7%

The recent announcement of Vice President and Chairman of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council Noli de Castro means more accessible housing loans for Pag-IBIG members.

RCWDP 6 spearheads Disability Week opening

The Regional Committee for the Welfare of Disabled Persons (RCWDP) in Western Visayas will spearhead the opening ceremony of the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week celebration in the region on July 17, 2007 at SM City Mandurriao.


Anything Under the Sun
Cross and crown of Arevalo
Consumers Domain
A stew of social injustices
Without the Whitecoat
Fever: Always consult your doctor
Bridging the gap
The enduring Dainty Restaurant in Iloilo City
See, hear, speak 'evil' – for the GOOD of it!
Health @ Heart
Stress Test


Res Gestae:
PNP's recruitment, avenue for change

/ By Francisco B. Lindero, Jr.

Young Voice:
Schoolbag with rollers

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Road spirituality

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Rubber talk

/ Kathy M. Villalon

From The Inbox:
Pinays in Dubai: How much?

/ Amme Greel

Rational Insanity:
Naming characters

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Eye Opener:
Text messages promote wrong spelling

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Cerebral Combustion:
Forgiving the sins of my father

/ By Hacel D. Du-Chua

By Order:
Be on guard against criminals

/ PCSupt. Wilfredo V. Dulay, Sr.

Philippines from afar

/ By Zoe Cadena-Pittracher



Flip-flops and High Fashion

Great fashion could be anything as they say, but one thing that really got the nod of the trendy, the unpredictable and the young spirited fashionistas these last many seasons is the Brazilian flip-flops famously known as HAVAIANAS.

----------------------------------------Wynona Gella

Taking That Shot

Fourteen-year-old Wynona Gella is not your ordinary teenager. This sophomore student of Colegio de las Hijas de Jesus loves to play golf and has won in numerous junior golf tournaments in the country. Know more about her passion for the game in this interview.


SIH now a blood station of Iloilo Red Cross

Patients of Saviour International Hospital now have easy access to blood after it became a blood station last June 12, 2007. On that day, the SIH management and the Philippine National Red Cross Iloilo Chapter inked a memorandum of agreement.


Fete: A showcase of bridal designs

Fête, according to Wikipedia is a French word meaning festival or holiday, which has passed into English as a label that may be given to certain events. So, it's about right that SM City Iloilo named its wedding fair as Fete, which was held last June 10 at its Event Centre.


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