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Thousands out of flooded city barangays

More than 25,000 residents of the city were evacuated as of yesterday afternoon as flooding brought by continued rains triggered by typhoons Falcon and Goring forced residents to leave their homes.

Sun Yat Sen's star student is city's 'Girl Mayor'

A consistent honor student of the Sun Yat Sen High School is this year's "Girl Mayor" in a highly-acclaimed competition sponsored by the Rotary Club of Iloilo City.

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Off to school or the market?This boy with his carabao took advantage of the slow traffic caused by on-off rains and took the the time crossing the main road of Maria Clara Street, Iloilo City Proper. Moonsoon rains triggered by the Typhoons Goring and Falcon flooded perennial flood-areas in the city. Latest count as of 4 pm yesterday placed the evacuated city locals at 25,505.

Antiquiera hits CLO for failure to file cases

City Councilor Eldrid Antiquiera lambasted the City Legal Office (CLO) for its failure to file cases against the violators of Republic Act 7832 or the anti-pilferage law. He said the legal office is "suffering from acute power problem for its ineptness in filing cases.


Court, not us, the right venue,' City SP tells Lapaz locals on plaint vs building demolition job

The Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) urged city complainants under the Bagong Lipunan Communication Association (BLCA) to file their complaint directly in Court over the demolition of the BLISS Multi-Purpose building in La Granja, Lapaz.

Flood control project contractors asked to put up safety signages

Iloilo Flood Control Project Manager for Component II, Mr. Ito, Keigo told project contractors to put up necessary signboards to warn people against the possible dangers of approaching the vicinity of floodway construction along Bgy.  Buhang in Jaro.

Don't hire children in firecracker factories -- DSWD

With the Christmas season fast approaching, the Department of Social welfare and Development is warning owners of firecracker factories not to employ children in this  hazardous industry.


Let's not raise false hopes – Zulueta

Whatever it is that Iloilo City councilor Eldrid Antiquiera seeks to achieve in proposing to bestow the "Distinguished Public Service Award" to 'graduating' barangay chairpersons and councilors in the city of Iloilo who have completed three terms after the implementation of the Local Government Code may have to wait a little longer.

Camp Delgado re-enforces curfew hours to visitors

"It is no new order," Camp Delgado Commander, Senior Supt. Leo F. Puertollano explained as regards to the curfew hours being implemented at Police Regional Office 6 Headquarters.

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.

In the city and province of Iloilo, several infrastructure projects have been implemented and the recent landmark project is the new Iloilo Airport, and soon the first Iloilo City Fly Over which is being constructed at the intersection of Infante and Gen. Luna Streets.


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.

----------------------------------------Ludovico Betila Jr

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. This rings true for Spa Riviera, the pioneer spa company in Iloilo City as it celebrates its seventh year.


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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