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Army deploys more troops, militia in Visayas

The Army is deploying around 2,000 troops including 1,000 government militiamen in the Visayas to beef up its campaign against communist rebels.

No suspects yet on death of vice mayor's daughter 

Was it a case of mistaken identity, a planned hit, an accidental firing, a 'political' killing or was there foul play in the death of a Sanggunian Kabataan (SK) chair in Lambunao, Iloilo?

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Brown Ati
A. Chris Fernandez
Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI) Executive Director Ben Jimena (right) presents Dinagyang performers painted with dark brown color during yesterday's public hearing at the Sanggunian Panlalawigan conference room.

Dinagyang performers to bid goodbye to black soot

Tribe performers in next year's Dinagyang Festival will wear a dark brown body paint instead of the usual black color.


Iloilo wants to become RP's 'festival capital'

Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI) Executive Director Ben Jimena is pushing for Iloilo City to become the "Festival Capital of the Philippines."

Iloilo City hosts Marine Protected Area congress

Iloilo City will host the National Congress on Sustainable Financing and Marine Protected Area (MPA) through the Coastal Zone Philippines 2 Summit (CZPhil2) on October 27-28, 2007 at Punta Villa, Iloilo City.

COA asks DSWD to fix over P35M Kalahi-CIDSS projects in WV

Government auditors tasked to check on the status of the national government's poverty alleviation program disclosed significant findings that revealed possible loss of over P666 million worth of government infrastructure.  This, alongside questions in over P257 million worth of similar projects, P35.2 million of which were in Western Visayas.

Iloilo braces for GPK regional search

Iloilo Province, the regional champion for six consecutive years since 2001 to 2006, is once again preparing to vie for the 7th straight win in the Gawad Pangulo Sa Kapaligiran (GPK) Search for the Cleanest and Greenest Province in Region VI this month of October, 2007.


PIA to hold 34th COPRE and awards

The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) will hold its 34th College Press Conference (COPRE) and Awards 2007 on November 29, 2007 at the Iloilo Grand Hotel.

Towns & Cities scrutinized on Nov. 9

Many of us take for granted how and why  our hometowns came about and where these were originally located.  You can satisfy your curiosity  at the conference about "Philippine Towns & Cities:  Reflections of the Past , Lessons for the Future."

DOST accepts Antique applicants for college scholarship

San Jose, Antique -- The Department of Science and Technology - Science Education Institute accepts applicants for College Scholarship leading to Bachelor of Science degree programs for students with high aptitude in science and mathematics and willing to pursue fields of science and technology.


Bridging the gap
Fisheries and aquaculture in Iloilo in the early 1900s
"May the Force be with you!"
Health @ Heart
Brugada Syndrome aka Unexplained Cardiac Arrest
Consumers Domain
Of Coal Plants and Junkets
Anything Under the Sun
World's greatest naval battle started off Panay
Without the Whitecoat
Taking hypertension for granted


Coffee Thursdays Just Brewing Thoughts:
Two to tango

/ By Paolo Carreon

Sweet poison

/ By Fr. Roy Cimagala

Bona fide TEXT:
High schooler no more

/ By Nicfranz C. de los Reyes

Eye Opener:
Are there still honest men and women in gov't?

/ By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Bull's Eye:
Damaged roads

Rational Insanity:
The brand X and brand Y mentality

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

The I-Thou Relationship

Life through our eyes

/ By Kathy M. Villalon

Young Voice:
Of jumbo-sized crayons and pancit canton

/ By Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Desperate Housewives slur

/By Philip S. Chua, M.D.


Love to dance 2nd

Love to dance 2nd elims held

For someone who doesn't attend ballroom dancing events much, Purr looked with awe and admiration at the sights during the second elimination night of Love to Dance held in Cleopatra's Barge, Amigo Terrace Hotel last Oct. 20, 2007.

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Onward to Finland

Another opportunity for Filipinos has come when Finland has started to accept migrant workers there. With the opening of Filscandia Recruitment and Manpower Services, Inc. in Iloilo City, Ilonggo nurses are assured of employment in this country.

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A showcase of talents in CPU

As part of its 102nd Foundation Day celebration, the Central Philippine University held 'Pasidungog sa CPU', a showcase of winners and awarding ceremony for its U'Day 2007 at the Alumni Promenade and Concert Park.

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Camel Motogear 2 Promo held

From the millions of entries in the Camel Motogear 2 promo, only one drove home with the BMW Enduro Motorcycle worth P1.2-million.



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