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No cause for alarm, IRC warden says on jail hearing of heinous crimes

Security and safety of all involved in the forthcoming case hearings inside the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) are guaranteed by no less than the warden.

Prov'l board committees still vacant

No final choices have been made as of yet, or at least officially, in various committees of the 9th Iloilo Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP).

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A. Chris Fernandez
A boy contents himself watching the rides inside the Molo plaza. The district of Molo celebrated its annual patronal fiesta yesterday.

Boracay's dragonboat race team brings honor to country

Boracay Island, known for its white beaches and crystal clear waters, is also fast becoming known for bringing honors to the country through its dragonboat racing team.


PNP chief lauds PRO 6 for top performance

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Oscar C. Calderon congratulated Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 regional director Chief Supt. Wilfredo V. Dulay and his men for being the top performing police unit in the country.

Lagdameo urges parents, teachers to teach the children to read the Bible

Jaro Archbishop Angel Lagdameo encouraged parents and teachers to teach the children to read the Holy Scripture as "the mind of today's youth is working contrary to God's teaching."

Sharing of information between LGUs, BIR eyed

Soon local government units would have the power to check on the records of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) relative to the amount of taxes collected from individual and firms of a certain locality.

DILG cites role of community-based groups vs. criminality

Interior and Local Government Secretary Ronaldo Puno said police crime solution efficiency is improved by harnessing public support from communities, as he cited the contribution of Kababayan Centers and other groups in law enforcement initiatives.


DA to develop Guimaras as fisheries hub

Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap said that the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources which is overseeing various aquaculture projects in the country, will focus on the development of Guimaras province as a fisheries hub, with the launching of a P5 million coral garden project in the town of Nueva Valencia and P5 million worth of aquaculture livelihood projects next month.

DepEd launches online scholarship program for school principals in WV

The Department of Education (DepEd) launched Thursday a scholarship program for principals who are interested in pursuing further studies through the Internet.

Citizens urged to supplement feeding programs in schools

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Department of Education (DepED) said private citizens also do well in starting feeding programs to supplement what schools are doing.

DPWH supports anti-graft drive

The Department of Public Works and Highways Region VI (DPWH VI) has expressed its commitment to help in the anti-corruption program of the government.


Anything Under the Sun
Art triumvirate of Pavia (2)
Consumers Domain
Policy failure
Without the Whitecoat
Fever can still kill
Bridging the gap
Traditional Chinese influences on Ilonggo life
'A consummation devoutly to be wished'
Health @ Heart
Eight Don'ts After A Meal


A concert to celebrate the rich Augustinian heritage

/ By Yehlen J. Camarista

Coffee Thursdays Just Brewing Thoughts:
What's in my supermarket cart?

/ By Paolo Carreon

Plagata's gargantuan task

/ By Erly C. Garcia

Apostolic zeal

/ By Fr. Roy Cimagala

Bona fide TEXT:
SONA's hubbub

/ By Nicfranz C. de los Reyes

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



Young leaders gather in Boracay

Last July 14, 2007 different clubs of the Junior Chamber International, Inc. gathered in Boracay Island for their 3rd Area Council Meeting. Their were 11 local organization presidents who attended the council meeting namely JCI Iloilo Ilang-Ilang, JCI Iloilo, Mandaue, Metro Cebu Uptown, Catbalogan Balud, Inc., Cebu Sinulog, Cebu Inc., Zugbuana, Bacolod, Metro Iloilo Dinagyang and Sagay Sigay.

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A savory experience at Al dente

Al dente Ristorante Italiano has cultivated a well deserved a reputation built on superb cuisine and superior service for more than eight years. From the artistic salads, to the seasonal menu that ensures peak flavors, to the specially prepared desserts , diners savor every aspect of their meals. A wide range of pasta selection using only imported ingredients from Northern Italy makes Al dente the closest place to go here in the city when one is looking for real Italian cooking.

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A tribute to a saint of our times

It is a time of great jubilation to the religious and friends of Assumption worldwide when its foundress, Mother Marie Eugenie Milleret, was beatified by Pope Paul VI in 1975 and finally canonized and raised into sainthood by Pope Benedict XVI in Rome last June 3, 2007. The Assumption communities in Iloilo, made up of the religious, lay, fraternities and alumnus of together with their Mother Provincial Sr. Ma. Josefina Matias had a special Thanksgiving Mass officiated by the Archbishop Angel Lagdameo at the Jaro Cathedral last July 15.


CPU scholarship awarding and recognition rites held

Recognizing the vision of Exemplary Christian Education for Life (EXCEL), Central Philippine University known for its commitment to mold and develop students to become responsible, God-fearing and better citizens of the country, honored donors and scholars last July 9, 2007 at the university's Alumni Promenade Concert Park.


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