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IOPCF rejects nearly 133-T oil spill claims from Iloilo, Guimaras

The inter-governmental organization that provides compensation to oil spill victims has rejected the claims of nearly 133,000 residents of Guimaras and Iloilo in relation to last year's oil spill in Guimaras.

RP's first: Iloilo town bans, criminalizes plastic-use

Plastic cellophanes 'endangered specie' soon? If the Municipal Government of Santa Barbara, Iloilo is to be followed, it will be.

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Traffic Bonifacio Drive
A. Chis Fernandez
The stretch of road fronting the Old Provincial Capitol is a problem area for traffic enforcers. Driving of public jeepneys keep on stopping in said area to pick up passengers causing traffic clog.

ILIASCO questions 'eligible' rating given to two port services bidders

The Ilonggo arrastre services company that is bidding to reclaim the contract to provide cargo handling services at the Iloilo River Wharf here in Iloilo City is asking the chairman of the Philippine Ports Authority's (PPA) Bids and Awards Committee to mark as "ineligible" two participating bidders earlier rated by the members of the BAC as "eligible."


Hunger mitigation measures discussed

National Nutrition Council (NNC) Executive Director Marita Bernardita Flores said the government should strengthen its supply side and demand side to solve the hunger problem in the countryside.

CoA evaluation on P35.5 M ADB projects in Calinog sought

Municipal officials of Calinog requested the Commission on Audit (CoA) to conduct an inspection and evaluation of different infrastructure projects funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The infrastructure project being questioned amounted to P35,586,000.

Camp Delgado PECO bill reaches P2M mark, electric bill 4 months unpaid

Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 Headquarters in Camp Delgado, Iloilo City is among the 'delinquent' payers of Panay Electric Company (PECO).

Law student leaders tie up with IBP - Iloilo

Student leaders from the three law schools in Iloilo City visited recently at the office of Atty. Virgilio T. Teruel, President of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines – Iloilo Chapter to discuss the possible areas of cooperation as regards to the upcoming activities of the Association of Law Students Philippines (ALSP).


Church to lead anti-STL rally in Aklan

The Diocese of Kalibo will spearhead a prayer rally today against the plan to allow the operation of Small Town Lottery (STL) in the province of Aklan.

PGMA declares Tapaz as watershed area

Roxas City – More than 4,000 hectares in Capiz land have been declared as Panay River Watershed Forest Reserve area.

New Kalibo airport terminal rushed with more incoming tourists

Kalibo, Aklan -- By 2008, there will be a new airport terminal at Kalibo Airport to accommodate arriving passengers in the province brought by international flights from Incheon, South Korea and China by plane companies like the Asian Spirit, Philippine Airlines, Pacific Pearl and very soon, China Eastern.

DSWD launches photo contest

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) urges photo enthusiasts to join in a photo contest on children with the theme "Bright Child: Karapatan nasa 'yo, Isigaw sa buong Mundo!"


Anything Under the Sun
Ilongga suffragettes
Consumers Domain
Gloria's 7 Social Sins
Without the Whitecoat
Taking hypertension for granted
Bridging the gap
Roads and bridges in Iloilo during the American rule
Be the change you wish…
Health @ Heart
Scary data on smoking risks


Bull's Eye:
Scandalous revelations

ZTE, Jpepa, RP-China agreement

By Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz

Servant Leadership

/By Chief Justice Reynato S. Puno, Supreme Court

More important things than NBN

/By Philip S. Chua, M.D.

The shelved National Broadband Project

/ By Chef Palocci

Coffee Thursdays Just Brewing Thoughts:
In pursuit of happiness

/ By Paolo Carreon

Dark night of the soul

/ By Rhea B. Peñaflor

Bona fide TEXT:
Youth remarks…

/ By Nicfranz C. de los Reyes


/ By Fr. Roy Cimagala

Eye Opener:
1.90 billion unreached peoples of the world

/ By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Looking back in time

/ By Kathy M. Villalon

Young Voice:

/ By Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Blessed Assurance:
Purpose of prayer

/ By Karen Mae Barredo

Rational Insanity:
The binalaybay

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

Etiquette in restaurant dining

/ By Miner del Mundo


Spirit of 67

2 Parties in the City

September 15 was a red letter date in Iloilo when two big dance parties were celebrated simultaneously that night giving again yours truly a dizzying spell as to where to start to first.

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Loven Ramos and the Saffron Spirit

Loven Ramos is an avant garde artist whose works have constantly evolved from art lamps, furnitures, installations of kitchenware and dinnerware, wearable paintings, to all sorts of materials and nuances that give a unique life to things that are otherwise considered mundane. Dabbling on oil and acrylic, photography, graphic design, sculpture and most of the time, a combination of all of these, he constantly reinvents visions of his world.


Velvet Mafia

FLOW Resto Lounge at upscale Smallville together with Jack Daniels Global Music and Jager Music Tour, with the support of The News Today, gave a fantastic gig a few weeks ago when they brought in top Manila Mixmaster DJ Cocoy Puyat  for  VELVET MAFIA – in an all night Funky, Techno, Garage, Progressive and Tribal House Party which sent the club goers into a euphoric state! 

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Who's Who in the Search for SM Little Stars

Ten cute and talented kids will vie to be the winner for the regional finals of SM Little Stars this Saturday, October 6, 4 pm at the Activity Center of SM City Iloilo. SM Little Stars aims at discovering talented kids to pave the way for their stardom.



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