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September 4, 2007, Iloilo City, Philippines
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Capitol employee cries harassment

When it rains, it really pours. At least for a veteran employee of the Capitol who marks her 26th year of service in the Iloilo Provincial Government.

Mandurriao brgy captains want Duron replaced as fiesta director

Six barangay captains in Mandurriao district had requested Mayor Jerry Treñas to recall his executive order designating Bakhaw Barangay Captain Jorge Duron as the director general of the district's annual fiesta this coming November.

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Contrary to common perception, the pit bull is harmless and friendly, this is what the newly organized group Philippine Pitbull Club - Iloilo Chapter would like to impress upon the public. The group was officially launched last Saturday.

Seminar for journalists covering disasters held

CEBU CITY--Journalists have called on news organizations to institute care programs for reporters covering disasters and emergencies to avoid being traumatized by the events they cover.


Search for song writing, documentary film-making on

To awaken the hearts and minds of the young generation on the worsening social problems such as teenage pregnancies, incidence of live-in arrangements, promiscuity and violence, a song writing and documentary film-making competition will be held in the 2nd International Congress on the Education of the Youth in Love, Sex and Life.

PASADA: Performance monitoring for client satisfaction

Utmost client satisfaction is still primary goal of Civil Service Commission (CSC) as it celebrates its 107th anniversary this September.

CFO conducts consultation on realities of international migration, intermarriages

The Commission on Filipino Overseas (CFO) of the Office of the President is now conducting its annual Community Education Program (CEP) entitled "Pangingibang Bansa: Handa ka na ba?" in Iloilo and Guimaras. The consultation started last September 2 and will end on September 9, 2007.

Watershed body bats for revival of SFR

The Iloilo Watershed Management Council (IWMC) in one of its deliberations on water scarcity noted that in farming areas where there are SFRs, rice production was not hampered even during prolonged dry season.

September is Public Relations Month

President Gloria Macapagal--Arroyo has declared the month of September of every year as "Public Relations Month" in recognition of the public relations profession and industry as a major contributor to national development and the socioeconomic well-being of the country.


Capiz registers more tourist arrivals

About P592.57 million worth of tourist receipts have been generated from an estimated 32,234 tourists registered to visit Capiz last year.

Roxas City electric meter readers go hi-tech

The electric meter readers of the Capiz Electric Cooperative (CAPELCO) at the Roxas City Area Office are now using the P-SION gadget to enhance their daily operation in the field of kilowatt hour (kWh) meter reading.

Aklanon lass ranks 2nd in Vet Med licensure exam

She only wanted to pass the Veterinary Licensure Exam but Melanie Masangkay Pelayo ranked 2nd in the roster.


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


Childhood memories

/ By Kathy M. Villalon

Young Voice:
Putting the elephant inside the refrigerator

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Blessed Assurance:
The Dash (-) in the Grave Stone

/ By Karen Mae Barredo

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


Pink Mushroom

Pink Mushroom

The walls were painted baby pink, hot pink and white, while the mushrooms were colored in burgundy. The seats are also in pink and from what I have heard from owner May Pineda, all their food have mushrooms!

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A look inside the Guimaras Museum

Western Visayas has its newest museum in the Municipality of Jordan, Province of Guimaras. Take a look of significant artifacts and relics from the 17th century as it merges with beautifully-crafted religious icons on display.


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.


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