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Where are the medicines?

All but one in eleven government hospitals in the Province of Antique have more than the government as its common denominator.

Cardinal Sin monument: A symbol of how much he was loved by his townmates

NEW WASHINGTON, AKLAN--In their best dresses and amid the tolling of bells and explosion of fireworks, thousands of residents of this town welcomed the unveiling of the monument of Jaime Cardinal Sin on Aug. 31, the late prelate's 79th birthday.

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Physicians from the different parts of the country exchange ideas with regard to the practice of occupational medicine during the 9th Mid-year Convention of the Philippine College of Occupational Medicine hosted by the Iloilo-Panay chapter last week.

Tigbauan strikes anew

Official transactions and financial dealings in the Municipality of Tigbauan, Iloilo need major overhauling and major make-over.

This, the latest findings of the Commission on Audit (COA) disclosed that uncovered continued mismanagement and incidents of illegalities, irregularities and fraudulent deals here. Worse still, Saturday's death of a municipal employee cum top aide of the former mayor that shocked locals was believed to be linked to an indigent-fund scam uncovered by the COA.


Sison's arrest won't not hurt economy, says Ilonggo solon

The series of rallies in the different parts of the country in protest for the arrest of self-exiled communist leader Jose Ma. Sison in The Netherlands will not hurt the country's economy.

Zulueta on Antiquiera's report: He lied

Iloilo City Councilor Eldrid Antiquiera doesn't let pass an opportunity to point out what he perceives to be lapses on the part of his colleagues in the Sangguniang Panlungsod. But when someone returned the favor by exposing his being less than forthright with his answers to questions by the other members of the city council, he refused to confront the issue head-on, opting to muddle up the issue instead.

Dulay orders post AGI-ORSITE inspection

Contrary to unfavorable reports on the results of the Annual General Inspection, Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 received relatively a very satisfactory evaluation from the Inspection Team of Internal Affairs Service from Camp Crame.

Raul Jr.: My father should take a rest for total recovery

Representative Raul Gonzalez Jr. confirmed there is a need for his father Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez Sr. to take a leave from his work so he could immediately recuperate from his ailment.

CPU Cross Swords Fraternity celebrates its Golden Anniversary

The Cross Swords Fraternity of Central Philippine University celebrated its 50th or Golden Anniversary last Saturday, September 1. The fraternity was founded in 1957 with the late Alexander Confesor as one of its founding members.


Campaign on int'l migration and intermarriages set

Residents of Iloilo and Guimaras will have the opportunity to know more about working or migrating abroad as well as intermarriages in the coming days.

RTWPB-6 set to deliberate on wage hike petitions

The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) will convene any time this week to deliberate whether or not to grant the wage increase petitioned by various labor groups in Western Visayas.

DA has greening project to counter future dry spells

The Department of Agriculture (DA) is undertaking a massive greening project that aims to plant one million trees in watersheds and rehabilitate small water impounding works in farm areas across the country to help counter the adverse effects of seasonal dryness and dry spells on agricultural production in the future.


Anything Under the Sun
Art triumvirate of Pavia (2)
Consumers Domain
Not a 9/11 poem
Without the Whitecoat
Cure all... it is just too much
Bridging the gap
The Japanese landing of Botong, Oton, Iloilo
Poetry: beyond classroom memorization
Health @ Heart
It improves sex life too 2


Rational Insanity:
Jovita -- Diva, Prima Donna

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

People power

/ By Fr. Roy Cimagala

Coffee Thursdays Just Brewing Thoughts:
Filipino migrant workers and economic struggle

/ By Paolo Carreon

Bona fide TEXT:
Not a loser but a winner

/ By Nicfranz C. de los Reyes

Eye Opener:
Pastor Estrebilla's book

/ By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Me, a child?

/ By Kathy M. Villalon

Blessed Assurance:
When the cloud tarried

/ By Karen Mae Barredo

Squatters: Failed lives in the city

/ By Manoy Teban



Say Hello to Great Italian Cooking: Ciao! Pizza and Pasta Station opens

Metro-Iloilo now has Ciao! Pizza and Pasta Station to fulfill your gastronomic cravings for authentic yet affordable Italian food.

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Leading Ladies

The Abanilla Family of the famed Punta Villa Resort in Arevalo feted a dinner and dance party for the chic and bubbly birthday girl Arleen O'Hara-Abanilla at the resort's majestic Crown Ballroom.


History's role in transformation

The chairman of the National Historical Institute (NHI) has underscored the role of history in transformation when he spoke at the University Centennial Celebration Lecture Forum of the West Visayas State University held August 24, 2007 at the WVSU Cultural Center.

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Cebu Pacific flies us to Davao

Onboard the Cebu Pacific Airbus last Aug. 2, 2007, Marichel Magalona, The News Today's Marketing Director and I, were ecstatic about exploring Davao City. Cebu Pacific and the Department of Tourism Region 11 sponsored our four-day stay in this gem located at the southern part of Mindanao.


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