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City's top cop willing to give up post

In the wake of reports that he is dissatisfied with his unit's performance, Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) director Sr. Supt. Wesley Barayuga is willing to give up his post for a career move.

Visayas resident ombudsmen in Iloilo for a 3-day confab

Resident Ombudsmen from the Visayas will attend a three-day convention starting today until Friday at the Sarabia Manor Hotel.

The annual convention with the theme "Resident Ombudsmen in the Era of New Technology" will be attended by around 100 participants from the three regions in the Visayas, said Director Virginia Santiago of the Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas.

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Policewomen show their prescribed shoes during the pre-Annual General Inspection - Operations Readiness Security Inspection and Test Evaluation (AGI-ORSITE) last Monday, August 20, 2007. The police Regional Office 6 prepares for this annual inspection being conducted by the Internal Affairs Service, Camp Crame, Quezon City.

CAO says 'lack of oxygen' caused fish kill

The City Agriculture Office (CAO) has initially attributed last Saturday's fish kill at the Iloilo River to "lack of oxygen".


'Time for change,' Colada vows as new PCL prexy

The Philippine Councilor's League (PCL) under the leadership of its new president will be more responsive to the needs of its members as it gears for positive changes.

DA commits P15-M to Iloilo Fishing Port facilities improvement

The Department of Agriculture (DA) has acceded to the request of the fishery sector in Iloilo to improve and strengthen the facilities of the Iloilo Fishing Port.

City mulls separate shelter for abused girls

A separate shelter for abused girls is being mulled by the city government here as the city finalizes its children's code and vies for the most friendly city for kids award.

Business community welcomes proposal to set up coal-fired power plant

The plan to set up a coal-fired power plant in order to address the growing power needs elicited positive response from the city's business community.


Health workers appeal plight before Capitol SP

Members of the Iloilo Health Workers' Association Inc. (IHWA) are calling for the intervention and action of Vice Governor Rolex Suplico and members of the 9th Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP).

P105 T at stake for Clean and Green contest

The city government has alloted a total of P105,000 for the cash rewards of barangay officials and street sweepers who will be chosen as winners in this year's Clean and Green contest.

Aklan LGU asks how to use its P16-million environment fee collection

The local government of Malay here still has to decide on how it will dispose of its more or less P16-million environmental fee collection.


Anything Under the Sun
Art triumvirate of Pavia (2)
Consumers Domain
Illegitimate toxic debt
Without the Whitecoat
Cure all... it is just too much
Bridging the gap
Negros Island during the Spanish period
One World, One Promise
Health @ Heart
14 ways to good health


The Apeiron:
A hopeful's journey in the world of journalism

/ Mary Ann F. Morano

Bona fide TEXT:
Goodbye for now

/ By Nicfranz C. de los Reyes

The Iloilo River

/ By Alain Russ Dimzon

Young Voice:
That something

/ By Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Simple joys, ardent hopes

/ By Fr. Roy Cimagala

Picture perfect

/ By Gordon Q. Guillergan

Rational Insanity:
Working for our culture

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

Eye Opener:
City barangays should be reduced

/ By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Coffee Thursdays Just Brewing Thoughts:
Life's purpose or propulsion

/ By Paolo Carreon

The 'Filipino Time' Syndrome

/ By Philip S. Chua, M.D.

Equal treatment of students needed

/ By Manoy Teban


Campus Fashionista 2007

Campus Fashionista 2007 second elimination

Four ladies and three gentlemen were chosen to vie for the Campus Fashionista 2007 title during the search's second elimination held at Robinsons Place Iloilo last Aug. 16, 2007. The winners were Edvi, Psyche, Kay Ann and Gian for the females and Junen, Michael and Peter for the males.


A fantasy wedding fair

The two-day Kasalan III held at Amigo Terrace Hotel was a successful romantic affair highlighted by fashion shows featuring the designs of Iloilo's pride Jaki Peñalosa and Mel Varca and Antique's renowned designers Oscar Alabariz, Jojo Sariaza and Cesar Saru.

----------------------------------------My favorite shoes

My favorite shoes

Shoes! Nowadays, people don't just buy shoes because of comfort. We also take into consideration the aesthetic aspect and durability.
Fashion patrol DANNUEL UY shares what he and his friends love about their footwear.

----------------------------------------Maximum Tolerance

Maximum Tolerance

WORKS of seven Ilonggo artists which were entries in the recentprestigious Philip Morris Art Competition, are on exhibit at GalleriGrapphito until Aug. 31, 2007. Featured in "Maximum Tolerance" are the works of Lester Amacio,Czar Arro, Guijo Duenas, Allain Hablo, Rheo Nepomuceno, PierrePatricio and PG Zoluaga.


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