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SP looks into Capitol job hires

Whereabouts of "warm bodies" in hundreds of job hires in the Iloilo Provincial Government highlighted yesterday's committee hearing called by the Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP).

'Stop illegal fishing, save coral reefs'

Alarmed by the current status of the coral reefs in the town of Carles, Iloilo, former Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) chief Angel Alcala urged local officials to run after illegal fishing financiers to fully stop illegal fishing activities in the area.

Alcala stressed, illegal fishing activities have caused the "worst destruction in the coral reefs" which would take 20 years to rehabilitate.

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Rugby Boy
A. Chris Fernandez
A 14-year old boy believed to be "high" on rugby solvent climbed the unfinished Infante Flyover late afternoon Tuesday threatening to jump but was rescued by members of the Special Weapons and Tactics Team of the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO).

Assumption studes spare meal money, sends 'love letters' to Ilonggo soldiers in Mindanao

Ilonggo Army soldiers in the battlefield of Mindanao got early Christmas presents in hundreds of love letters, over a thousand rosary beads, and meal money pooled by students of a private school here in Iloilo City.


Metro Iloilo-Guimaras who's who in leaders summit

The Metro Iloilo-Guimaras Leaders Summit set on December 14, 2007 will be a gathering of the region's Who's Who, organizers of the historic event announced.

Iloilo SP approves 3-year ECCD investment plan

The Iloilo Sangguniang Panlalawigan approved the province's Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) three-year Provincial Investment Plan during its regular session, Tuesday.

IFJ protests alteration of press freedom mural

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined groups and individuals that have condemned the alterations of the press freedom mural commissioned by the the National Press Club (NPC).

Visually impaired individuals to undergo massage training

Fifteen visually impaired individuals from the province of Iloilo will undergo a massage training on Friday in coordination with various related government agencies and the Provincial Social Welfare Development Office (PSWDO).


2007 WV tourism assembly 'biggest' in RP, says DOT official

In line with the program of the national government of to make Visayas as the tourism capital of the country, the Department of Tourism (DOT) Region 6 is set to stage the biggest tourism assembly in the country on November 12-18 through its 7-day assembly consisting of 9 tourism events.

Phivolcs to transfer monitoring equipment to San Jose, Antique

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) bared its plan to transfer its earthquake monitoring facilities to the capital town of Antique from Anini-y town also of the said province.

Anini-y organizes responsible parenting movement

San Jose, Antique -- In compliance to the directive of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to the Department of Health (DOH) and the Commission on Population (Popcom) to formulate and carry out an aggressive and systematic strategy to promote responsible parenting and natural family planning, the Responsible Parenting Movement Team in the Municipality of Anini-y was organized by virtue of Executive Order No. 12, series of 2007.


Consumers Domain
Irony of all ironies!
Without the Whitecoat
The deeper cause of non-compliance
Anything Under the Sun
World's greatest naval battle started off Panay
Bridging the gap
Tourist attractions in Iloilo, early 1900s
The BANC in Northern California
Health @ Heart
They changed the world


Checking wild sympathies

/ By Fr. Roy Cimagala

Coffee Thursdays Just Brewing Thoughts:
Too much today

/ By Paolo Carreon

Bull's Eye:
Young politician

Bona fide TEXT:

/ By Nicfranz C. de los Reyes

Eye Opener:
Why unmarried people enjoy single blessedness?

/ By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Media and charity

/By Fr. Roy Cimagala

Rational Insanity:
Pushing poetry to the limits

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

Singles And the City:
On being single

/ By Miner del Mundo

Letter to the Editor:
Fact of the matter is


Love2Dance Finals

Love to Dance, the Finals

After three eliminations and fun-filled nights of fashion, jive, rumba and chacha, four winners were chosen in the Love to Dance ballroom dancing competition in Cleopatra's Barge, Amigo Hotel.


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Francis Laurea: A Leader on full blast

"I feel humbled and driven to do well in every undertaking I enter into. It's a nice feeling that what I am doing is for the benefit of the students." Francis D. Laurea is a 4th year student taking up Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the Iloilo Doctor's College and lives in Calinog, Iloilo. He loves hanging around with friends and dislikes dawdling individuals.

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Whimsies of Trina Ascalon

"Whimsies", an exhibit at the UPV Gallery until November, is the first public exhibition of Trina Ascalon, an artist and businesswoman. It exudes vivacity of life through vivid colors and curious themes. The works express childlike fantasies and feminist propensity. They're playful, mischievous, and yes, whimsical.

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A Halloween Costume competition at SM

It's always an enjoyable experience to be part of an event that features kids. More so when they are required to be in their most creative, like the Halloween Costume competition organized by SM City and Jollibee Club Iloilo last Oct. 30. The kids came in their most spectacular costumes and entertained the shoppers when they paraded around the mall.


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