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Group wants city proper cleared of provincial PUJs

Operators and drivers of public utility jeepneys (PUJs) want the Iloilo City government to fully implement the Perimeter Boundary Ordinance (PBO) by totally banning PUJs coming from the municipalities to enter the city proper.

Reds target 5th district towns in extortion frenzy

At least three towns in Northern Iloilo are under threat from massive extortion activities of communist terrorists belonging to the Chiva Waling-Waling Command of the New People's Army (NPA).

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Spider Vendor
A. Chris Fernandez
Two men look at the spiders being sold by a vendor along Rizal Street, city proper. Indeed, in this difficult times people sell just about anything in order to have money.

2 firms offer to buy old airport site

After two failed attempts to bid the site of the old Iloilo airport, two prospective buyers have submitted proposals to acquire the 54-hectare prime lot, according to the head of the bids and awards committee of the Department of Finance yesterday.

Finance Undersecretary John Phillip Sevilla said that two parties had beaten the deadline yesterday to submit negotiated proposals for the old airport site in Mandurriao District.


Treñas bares officials for 36th Paraw Regatta

This early, the city of Iloilo has started preparations for the 2008 edition of the annual Iloilo Paraw Regatta.

Two more dengue deaths noted in Iloilo City

Dengue cases in Iloilo City continue to rise in number with two additional deaths, a report from the City Health Office (CHO) revealed.

Iloilo City to be pilot area for educational support program of LCF

Iloilo City has been chosen by the League of Corporate Foundations (LCF) to be one of the two pilot areas nationwide for its 57-75 educational support program.


Tourism envoy calls for action to soften impact of Bacolod airport closure

An envoy of the Department of Tourism (DOT) in China, Japan and Korea is urging for an "action agenda" to soften the impact of the closure of the Bacolod City Airport in November this year.

Capiz top cops get orientation on anti-terror

The Capiz Police Provincial Office (CPPO) has already explained the salient provisions of the Republic Act 9372 or the Human Security Act (HSA) of 2007 to all its city and municipal police chiefs and other police officers.

Forest and mangrove project gets NEDA board nod

The National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) reported recently that its Board has approved the Community-Based Forest and Mangrove Management Project for Panay and Negros.


Anything Under the Sun
Art triumvirate of Pavia (2)
Consumers Domain
SONA interpretations
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


Blessed Assurance:
In the midst of the storm

/ By Karen Mae G. Barredo

I am a Filipina

/ By Joyce Christine D. Colon

The future and well being of the Philippines lie on the hands of its very own people

/ By Manoy Teban

Rational Insanity:
Healthy mouth

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

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

That green eyed monster

/ By Kathy M. Villalon


ST. Marie Eugenie of Jesus

A piece of heaven comes to Iloilo

A very palpable experience of a piece of Heaven come to Iloilo was experienced by hundreds of parishioners and Friends of the Assumption who filled Jaro Cathedral to standing room on Sunday, July 15th, 2007 at 9:30 a.m. for the Eucharistic Celebration in Thanksgiving for the Canonization of ST. Marie Eugenie of Jesus, Foundress of the Religious of the Assumption and the Launching of Year 3: Year of Justice and Peace, of the Assumption Iloilo Centennial Celebration.


Jazz turns 10

A birthday is an important event in one's life. Having a party to celebrate this is something that one, especially a child, could never forget. So, as Augusto Eugenio Cordero Aguajar or Jazz turned 10 recently, his parents Marie Jean Cordero and Eugene Aguajar made sure that this special day be celebrated with his family, friends and classmates at the Amigo Terrace Hotel.

----------------------------------------Bulabog Puti-an

Bulabog Puti-an is Dingle's natural wonder

Iloilo is overflowing with natural wonders, such as the mysterious Tinagong Dagat in the mountains of Lambunao to the secret twin-waterfall of Barasalon Cave in Janiuay; Rafflesia garden in San Joaquin to the white sand bar beach of Bolobadiangan in Concepcion. These outdoor gems offer endless recreational opportunities open and free for everyone to enjoy.

----------------------------------------Wedding Vows

The wedding vows

Love is always in the air. No matter who you are and where you are, love strikes you and when it works out, the end result is always a romantic wedding that will signal the start of the couple's life together. Last July 4, the love of six couple-members of the Association of Disabled Persons, Inc (ADP-I) were sealed in a romantic wedding ceremony at the Saint Joseph Parish Church.


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