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City govt, police ready on Erap's verdict day

The city government along with the Iloilo City Police Office has already came up with its own preparation as the Sandiganbayan Special Division is set to issue a ruling Wednesday on the plunder case filed against deposed President Joseph Estrada.

Group questions IOPC refund to oil firm

A national federation of fisherfolk organizations has questioned the P118 million reimbursement given to Petron Corp. by an international agency compensating oil spill victims for the clean up of areas affected by the oil spill in Guimaras.

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A. Chris Fernandez
The Sangguniang Panlalawigan resumes today their investigation on the proposed construction of the multi-million convention center to be put up in this area at the back of the Provincial Capitol vacated by the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center.

Contractor prohibits construction of lamppost near vehicular flyover

The construction of the P400 million Infante flyover is nearing its completion. Yet, the city government is facing another problem as the contractor will not allow the putting up of electric lamppost near the vehicular flyover.

Mayor Jerry Treñas said the contractor of the project, Mabey & Johnson Ltd, a United Kingdom (UK) based construction firm, will not permit the city government to construct lamppost near the vehicular flyover.


DOF, Megaworld to sign initial contract for Iloilo old airport privatization

The Department of Finance (DOF) and Megaworld Corporation are slated to sign an initial contract for the privatization of the 54-hectare property of the Air Transportation Office (ATO) in Mandurriao district this week.

Beyond the terror of 9/11

Six years ago, the great superpower in America moved to fight a great battle on American soil as it buoyed the world to take a closer, deeper and really serious concerted look on the face of terrorism.

SP, brgy endorsements no longer required in ECC, CNC application

For all his efforts in successfully ousting Iloilo City councilor Perla Zulueta from her chairmanship of the Committee on Public Services, Environmental Protection and Ecology some two months ago, new chairperson Kagawad Eldrid Antiquiera could very well end up inheriting a committee that practically would do nothing.

Treñas orders probe on accident involving city-owned motorcycle

City Mayor Jerry Treñas yesterday ordered City Administrator Melchor Tan to conduct an investigation over last week's accident involving a government owned motorcycle driven by a messenger detailed at the chief executive's office.


13-year old girl inspires bio-fuel research

A 13-year old student at the Philippine Science High School in Iloilo City inspired the research of the new bio-fuel taken from animal fats.

DOST provides technical support to Antique's small enterprises

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) continue to provide technical support to small enterprises in the province in five priority sectors such as food processing, furniture, fashion accessories, marine and aquatic resources and horticulture.

Environment code for Aklan out soon

By year-end, Aklan might be the third province in the Visayas to have a working Provincial Environment Code already.

Capiz lists tech-voc courses in education thrust

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority's (TESDA) Ladderized Education Program (LEP) has been included in the province's education thrust in the next three years.


Anything Under the Sun
Art triumvirate of Pavia (2)
Consumers Domain
Why remove Raul's posters?
Without the Whitecoat
Occupational Medicine... Moving On
Bridging the gap
Communication facilities in Iloilo, early 20th C.
Nipped in the bud of youth
Health @ Heart
Cellular phones and health


Eye Opener:
Barangay, SK polls should no longer be postponed

/ By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

The law of attraction

/ By Kathy M. Villalon

Young Voice:
My soggy flat black doll shoes

/ By Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Blessed Assurance:
How to release your burden

/ By Karen Mae Barredo

Rational Insanity:
A talk on creative writing -- Part I

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

Pregnant by whom?

/ By Fr. Roy Cimagala

Coffee Thursdays Just Brewing Thoughts:
Of babies and running a marathon

/ By Paolo Carreon

Bona fide TEXT:
On dates and dating

/ By Nicfranz C. de los Reyes


Dr. Doris Mendoza

Bosom friends

It is devastating for a woman to be diagnosed with breast cancer. Although the support of family and friends is crucial, still, a cancer-stricken individual would be able to deal with her illness better if she has a support group. A group of women, who also experienced or are experiencing what she's going through.

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Ginoo at Mutya ng Wika '07

St. Therese Colleges celebrated Filipino Week last Aug. 13, 2007 through the search for Ginoo at Mutya ng Wika at the Robinsons Place Iloilo. Moi judged along with Ramil Oñate and Josephine Montiague.

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Training the champs

If you cannot stand the heat, get out of the kitchen! Do you want to be a National Champion? These are what I normally say to students who want to be chefs. Working in the kitchen demands a lot of passion and hard work.

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A Groundbreaking Extravaganza: Notes and images on The Dreamer and The Preacher

Grand Star Dreamer, Yeng Constantino and Pious Groundbreaker, Fr. Jonas Mejares, OSA astounded the crowd at the University of San Agustin Gymnasium last Aug. 28, 2007. The musical was forefronted by Fr. Mejares, with the University of San Agustin Performing Arts. Other guests were the brother of Mejares, and the identical twin daughters of his brother.


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