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10 areas with problematic waste disposal practices named

The city government's Office of the Public Services (OPS) has identified ten areas in the City Proper which have problematic waste disposal and segregation practices.

AFP laughs off 'hakot' anti-govt crowd

Red-flag bearing rallyists belonging to militant organizations took center stage anew yesterday as the President delivered her State of the Nation Address (SONA).

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Students join yesterday's protest rally (inset) coinciding with Pres. Gloria Arroyo's State of the Nation Address at the opening of the 14th Congress.

Panay militants slam SONA

Militant groups yesterday held protest actions on Panay Island in their own version of the State of the Nation Address.


TMEU collects P1.7M from erring drivers

The city government has collected some P1.7 million from fines and penalties imposed on erring drivers from January to June of this year.

Mass-based organizations urged to join new tourism project

The Department of Tourism (DOT) is urging the full cooperation of all the prospective stakeholders to take advantage of the Grassroots Entrepreneurs for Eco-Tourism (GREET) program of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

New city slaughterhouse operational soon

The city government is expecting to operate before the end of this year a slaughterhouse in Barangay Tacas, Jaro.

First Filipina Mt. Everest Team here today

THE first all Filipina Women Team to conquer the Mt. Everest are here today to promote environmental awareness and eco-tourism program of Iloilo. The women team will also be accompanied by Mt. Everest Expedition climbers Leo Oracion and Pastor Emata.

WVSU starts centennial with exhibit at SM City

Highlighting the achievements of the West Visayas State University for more than 100 years, the Centennial Exhibits at the mall opened last July 23, 2007 a the SM City Lower Ground Floor.


PRO 6 launches cable TV program

Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 made history as it held the first live telecast of Talakayan Sa Isyung Pulis or T.S.I.P. last Saturday, July 21, 2007 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The program is aimed not only to showcase the programs, activities and projects of the PRO 6 but also to entertain complaints against the particular police personnel or unit and receive feedbacks and comments on police operations.

One entry, one exit makes Boracay a hard target for terrorists - PNP

Terrorists will only attack when you least expect it. They attack when the target is soft and vulnerable.

PYAP marks 34th anniv with sports, art contest

The Pag-asa Youth Association of the Philippines (PYAP), mostly composed of out-of-school youth, will mark its 34th Foundation Day with a series of sports and arts competitions on July 29, 2007 at the Jaro Covered Gym.

Bacolod exec elected League of Cities vice-chair

Bacolod City Mayor Evelio R. Leonardia was elected National Vice Chairman of the League of Cities of the Philippines during its elections held Sunday at the Traders Hotel in Manila.


Anything Under the Sun
Art triumvirate of Pavia (2)
Consumers Domain
Policy failure
Without the Whitecoat
Wala sing guapo
Bridging the gap
Rizal's short stint in Iloilo City
The Earth's 5th Commandment
Health @ Heart
Vaccine for Cervical Cancer 2


Eye Opener:
An honest man is noblest creation of God

/ By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Young Voice:
Getting 1.0 in Daughter-ship 101

/ By Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Blessed Assurance:
A compassionate and gracious God

/ By Karen Mae G. Barredo

That green eyed monster

/ By Kathy M. Villalon

Rational Insanity:
Oh, this one is gooooood!!!

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

Love for the Church

/ By Fr. Roy Cimagala

From the Inbox:
The worsening condition of Molo plaza

Bona fide TEXT:
Leaders in Leadership

/ By Nicfranz C. de los Reyes

The power of the pen, err… blog!

/ By Amme Greel

From the Inbox:
Chivalry in our modern times

/ By Mang Palos

By Order:
Fairness in police recruitment

/ By PCSupt. Wilfredo V. Dulay, Sr.


Molo Church

Molo Church: Her Story

To mark the opening of the school year, an educational institution holds an acquaintance party. As the word implies, this is a gathering of students from all year levels so they could get to know each other better. Or if not, they could at least party together! For the students of West Visayas State University, their acquaintance party was held last June 19 at the school's grounds.


Japanese food reborn

Maki Restaurant and Sushi Bar's cool ambiance, personable service and a selection of raw and cooked Japanese cuisine manage the tough task of offering something for everyone. An exciting addition to the Iloilo City dining scene, this charming stand alone Japanese restaurant becomes a haven for the sushi and non sushi crowd, alike.


Bavaria launches new European fare

Bavaria Restaurant is launching its new menu today. This favorite hangout of Europeans and Filipinos alike in Seminario St., Jaro, will dish out all-time European favorites, according to its German chef Willie Braun. "We are doing away with traditional German fare. We will feature delectable dishes that are famous in the central part of Europe down to the South. We will do away with heavy sauces and go into sauce reduction.

----------------------------------------Happy Homes

Happy Homes: An ideal abode for one's family

Having a home is a basic need. Choosing one that suits the person or family's needs is important. After all, most of one's memories will take place here. At the heart of Zarraga, Iloilo is Happy Homes, a subdivision that is located some 600 meters from the municipal town hall. This area is very accessible. Even more so when it will have four-lane access road from Montinola Bridge/Jaro to Zarraga, a distance of 12 kilometers.


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