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1 confirmed dead, 3 missing in Antique as hundreds evacuated

A person drowned and three others including two children remain missing in Antique as heavy and continuous rains brought by typhoons Falcon and Goring triggered flash floods and landslides in Western Visayas.

30-day traffic experiment up

A 30-day traffic experimentation will soon be effected in routes traversed by public utility jeepneys under the then Metro Iloilo Development Council (MIDC). Antique bound vehicles which pass the territorial jurisdiction of the city are also included in the experimentation.

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A. Chris Fernandez
Enterprising locals put up a makeshift 'bridge' in Luna Lapaz as stranded passengers make a dash for home. Flashfloods hit city streets anew amidst non-sotp rains.

Pest talks up in Capitol SP

If Mindanao has continued peace talks, no thanks to Muslim extremists, Iloilo now has pest talks no thanks as well to the Brontispa invasion here.

In fact, no less than Oscar Garin, administrator of the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) has been requested by the Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP) to appear and help shed light on said pest scare.


SP questions CPDO report on city's total land area

THE Sangguniang Panlungsod protested the report of the City Planning and Development Office (CPDO) over the total land area of city. Iloilo City as per CPDO report has a total land area of 7,023 hectares.

35 years of Martial Rule Militants decry 'de facto' Martial Law

Militant groups will commemorate the 35th anniversary of the declaration of martial law with protest rallies today.

Hundreds of members of organizations allied with the militant Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) will assemble at the grounds of Museo Iloilo before marching in the city's main streets, said Bayan-Panay spokesperson Aurelio Bosque. The protesters will then hold a rally at the grounds of the Iloilo provincial capitol.

'No go' yet on cash incentives to 3-termer barangay execs

THE Committee on Legal Matters of the Sangguniang Panlungsod will study the proposed ordinance conferring "Distinguished Public Service Award" to barangay officials who have been elected for three consecutive terms.


Bacolod cops second place in "Best City Peace and Order Council" search

Negros Occidental (20 September) -- In a highly urbanized category, Bacolod City Peace and Order Council came second to Makati City in the Best City Peace and Order Council (CPOC) for 2005, a nationwide search.

Action vs b. longissima beetle stepped up

ROXAS CITY - Capiz Gov. Victor A. Tanco, Sr. has expressed concern over the threat posed by the hispine beetle (brontispa longissima), a coconut pest that has been reported to be present in some coconut trees and ornamental palms in Aklan.

Infra development seen as a way to improve Filipinos lives

Infrastructure development and upgrading has been an integral part of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's legacy agenda which, according t her is the only way to go to improve the lives of Filipinos.


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
Early banking and finance in Iloilo
Poetry: beyond classroom memorization
Health @ Heart
Coffee reduces diabetes risk


A triumph of justice and the rule of law?

/ By Perfecto R. Yasay Jr.

Being Estrada'd

/ By Luis V. Teodoro

'Come home Dad'

/ By Brave One

Hemorrhagic dengue fever

/ By Boni L. Lee

Coffee Thursdays Just Brewing Thoughts:
The truth and the Cardinal

/ By Paolo Carreon

After Erap's conviction at Sandiganbayan, now what?

/ By Rhea B. Peñaflor

Bona fide TEXT:
Heavens and the Earth

/ By Nicfranz C. de los Reyes

Religion as unifying tool in society

/ By Fr. Roy Cimagala

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


IAP's Mega Showroom

The Four Dragon Food Express opening

The Dragon is one of the most powerful and lucky signs of the Chinese zodiac because of its fiery energy. Imagine when you combine four dragons together. You come up with a powerful team of success and power. Purr's referring to Marcelino Florete Jr., Rudy Tiu, Alfonso Tan and Romeo Go, who joined forces to come up with another restaurant that everybody will truly love.

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Exhibit touches on students and their lifestyles

Art, as a form of expression, is also a tool to educate. Thus, the Tatsulok Artisans made "educating students on lifestyles" as their rallying point for holding "Tradeans Thumb", an exhibit held at the Western Visayas College of Science and Technology (WVCST) recently.

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Spa Riviera is now on its 7th year

What is it about adding years to someone or something? Well, it is through the passage of time that one is tested. Expect the length of years as a manifestation of strength, credibility and quality.



IAP's Mega Showroom

IAP's Mega Showroom breaks ground

It is world class and it's going to rise here in Iloilo City. Mayor Jerry P. Trenas has another reason to smile these days. There will be another contributor in real property taxes, so he said. "This will mean more programs for Iloilo City," he added



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