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Dallas-style parking scheme mulled

The city's traffic authorities are planning to adopt an "imported" parking scheme to solve the city's traffic problems.

As a stop-gap measure, the city will be reverting to the parallel parking system starting this week.

SP all set for guest appearances of two top Capitol chiefs

Questions are ready while invites were officially sent out to two top Capitol officials invited today by the 9th Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP).

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Iznart Traffic
A. Chris Fernandez
Business establishments in Iznart Street normally use both sides of the street as their parking area.

Judgment day for PCL

Today is judgment day for the coveted seat in the Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP) as 430 Iloilo town councilors cast their votes for the Philippine Councilors League (PCL) Iloilo Chapter.


Mabilog plans to meet prov'l board to discuss economic agenda

Vice Mayor Jed Mabilog will seek the approval of the Sangguniang Panlungsod to have a private breakfast forum with the members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan to discuss socio-economic concerns between the city and province.

Treñas denies 'under the table deal' over P14 M computerization program

City Mayor Jerry Treñas strongly denied reports that there is "under the table" negotiation involving the P14 million computerization program of the city government which has a counterpart from the World Bank.

Gov't okays Megaworld's offer to buy old airport site

The government's Privatization Council has reportedly approved the offer of real estate developer Megaworld Corp. to buy the 54-hectare old airport site in Mandurriao district.

City to update list of flood-prone areas thru mapping

Soon, the city government will have a complete list of areas in the city which are considered flood prone.

5,939 drivers apprehended in July

Some 5,939 drivers were apprehended for various offenses by metro traffic enforcers in July this year, the traffic management and engineering unit reported recently.


DOT accepts GREET applications until Aug. 31

The Department of Tourism (DOT) will accept applications of entrepreneurial individuals who are interested to avail of financial grants under their Grassroots Entrepreneurs for Eco-tourism (GREET) program until August 31, 2007.

Roxas City reorganizes disaster council

The Roxas City Disaster Coordination Council (RCDCC) has been reorganized by the city government to implement its disaster preparedness plan in time of disaster and calamity occurrences.

Antique provincial gov't is top taxpayer

The provincial government of Antique was chosen as Top Taxpayer awardee in the 103rd Anniversary celebration of the Bureau of Internal Revenue held on August 10, 2007 at the BIR Regional Office, Iloilo City.


Anything Under the Sun
Art triumvirate of Pavia (2)
Consumers Domain
SONA interpretations Part 2
Without the Whitecoat
The purpose of medical missions
Bridging the gap
On the foundation of the province of Antique
Unrealized hopes, uncompromising principles
Health @ Heart
The Wonders of Folic Acid


Rational Insanity:
My tips for impromptu speakers

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

Eye Opener:
Philandering husbands beware!

/ By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Truly socially involved

/ By Fr. Roy Cimagala

Coffee Thursdays Just Brewing Thoughts:
The real terrorist

/ By Paolo Carreon

Bona fide TEXT:
Filipino, Wika ng Bawat Pilipino

/ By Nicfranz C. de los Reyes

Wrong type of bravery

/ By Manoy Teban

Vigilance and morality in government

/ By Joylin T. Bravo

Blessed Assurance:
God's majesty and power

/ By Karen Mae G. Barredo

Young Voice:
Perfectly perfect

/ By Maria Reylan M. Garcia


Gold and Jong

Gold and Jong's love story

It was in January 2005, Dinagyang Festival when Ireneo "Jong"Grabato met Cherrie Gold Cajandig. Jong asked a common friend to introduce them but he failed to get her number. Their next meeting was in April 2005 and since then, he courted the woman of his dreams. He would send text messages to Gold everyday. Jong courted her the traditional way, too. He would send flowers and chocolates to Roxas City, where Gold lives, almost every week. It was in June 6, 2006 that Jong finally asked Gold for dinner and there, asked her if she would like to have him as her boyfriend.

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Diamonds on My Face

SO much has been said about diamond peel and how it makes one's skin youthful and vibrant. From what this writer has read, diamond peel is an effective and mechanical peeling of old skin. Unlike facials, this does not make one's face puffy after a session, it's fast and pain-free. Also, it removes 98 percent of the skin's imperfections after several sessions compared to facials, which can only deal with simple concerns like whiteheads and blackheads.

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Ilonggo 2D Animators aim high

"THERE'S no better life than living your lifelong passion," says 21-year-old Robert Lorenz Gustilo, one of the 35 talented graduating second batch of Professional Assistant 2D Animation scholars at Western Visayas College of Science and Technology.


Hot Flow

The already hot Smallville had another temperature rising to two degrees when popular Flow Resto Lounge brought in fire by bringing in hot and sexy lady guest disc jockey, foxy Allen Hernandez to do magic spinning on their soundboard together with DJ Jay Villaruz that had all those sexy dazzling ladies like Stephanie "Tipay" Gumban, Denise Guillergan, Maydelyn Sajor, Samantha Pedrones, Jam Arabang, Jerika Subiri and Julien Savilla almost "leap with joy' to the intoxicating sounds of Foxy Allen like Stars In Their Eyes, Rice, Kiss,Kiss,Kiss and Kingdom Of Pretty.


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