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Solons call for House probe on fraudulent PhilHealth claims

A Resolution has been filed before the House of Representatives calling for a congressional inquiry on controversial claims and reimbursements from the government's Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PHIC).

Govt exec warns vs. NPA infiltration of brgy polls

National Security Adviser Norberto Gonzales yesterday warned that the government will take action against candidates in the barangay elections who are being backed by communist rebels.

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Police Agility Test
Police applicants undergo agility to test their stamina and physical prowess inside Camp Martin Delgado.

Treñas rejects LTFRB's odd-even scheme proposal

City Mayor Jerry Treñas has rejected the proposal of Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) regional director Porfirio Clavel to implement the "odd-even scheme" to address the city's traffic problems.

Treñas said the odd-even scheme, which is being used in Metro Manila, is not applicable to Iloilo City.


Mabilog, 7 councilors off to Taiwan for a tour on coal power plants

Vice Mayor Jed Mabilog and seven members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod  pushed through with their trip to Taiwan after the Department of Interior and Local Government  (DILG) central office  issued them a travel clearance.

PA Banias mediates AFP official – RPA member rift, says incident a 'misunderstanding'

All's well that ends well.  And no need for a mere misunderstanding to get in the way of the road for peace.

Amendment of Anti-Terror Law sought

National Security Adviser Norberto Gonzales wants the country's anti-terrorism law amended, barely fourth months after the law took effect.

Treñas urges ICPOC members to voice concerns

Mayor Jerry P. Treñas urged member-agencies of the Iloilo City Peace and Order Council (ICPOC) to express their concerns every meeting so that it will be addressed promptly.


1st nat'l youth encampment kicks off

The first National PYAP (Pag-Asa Youth Association of the Philippines) encampment kicked off on Monday in Panaad Park, Alijis, Bacolod City.

West Visayas regional housing fair '07 up

The Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) will hold the Western Visayas Housing Fair 2007 from October 23-25 at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol Lobby, Bonifacio Drive, Iloilo City, with the theme: "Serbisyong Tapat, abot-Kayang Pabahay Para sa Lahat."

Test landing at new Bacolod Airport held

After a series of flight checks and a successful first landing, the Bacolod-Silay Airport is now ready to be commissioned and eventually opened next month.

Yap to keynote organic farming congress

Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap will keynote the 4th National Organic Agriculture Congress which will be held on October 17-18 at the Sarabia Manor Hotel, Iloilo City. Sec. Yap will also award the winner of the Best organic Farm.


Anything Under the Sun
World's greatest naval battle started off Panay
Consumers Domain
Gloria's 7 Social Sins
Without the Whitecoat
Taking hypertension for granted
Bridging the gap
Labor and employment in Iloilo, early 1900s
Volunteers:  Helga and Betsy, Rinus and Jim
Health @ Heart
Scary data on smoking risks


Bull's Eye:


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.

Coffee Thursdays Just Brewing Thoughts:
Let me talk about…

/ By Paolo Carreon

Dark night of the soul

/ By Rhea B. Peñaflor

Bona fide TEXT:
Pieces of wisdom

/ By Nicfranz C. de los Reyes

The saint of the ordinary

/ By Fr. Roy Cimagala

Eye Opener:
Choose God-fearing Barangay and SK officials

/ By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Looking back in time

/ By Kathy M. Villalon

Young Voice:
Diary of an unfortunate fetus

/ By Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Blessed Assurance:
Only one way

/ By Karen Mae Barredo

Rational Insanity:
The binalaybay

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

Etiquette in restaurant dining

/ By Miner del Mundo


Famous Ilonggos

Fabulous Ilonggos at the Tatler Ball

The world of Philippine's high society turned out in full force for a night in aid of the Gawad Kalinga, the latest beneficiary to the country's premiere high-end lifestyle magazine the Philippine Tatler.

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The Integrated Lions Club induction

The Iloilo City Integrated Lions Club held its 28th charter anniversary and 29th induction officers last Sept. 15, 2007 at Amigo Terrace Hotel. At that event, the Lions were reminded of the challenges they face being members of the prestigious organization.

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SJS’ Our Lady of Lourdes Building inaugurated

Due to the need to provide quality education to its clientele and to expand its educational scope, St. Joseph School (Iloilo), Inc. inaugurated its Our Lady of Lourdes Building last Sept. 22, 2007.

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It all started with pickles

For Mara Posecion and her establishment called Mixes, it all started with pickles, specifically, ampalaya

Posecion, a food technologist whose forte is into pickling, jam and jellies, loves to work with fruits and vegetables. She would go to the wet market and buy items that other people ignored. Then, she would create something out of those.



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