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SP can't probe P400M flyover project, says Mabilog

The Sangguniang Panlungsod has no jurisdiction to probe the alleged anomaly over the construction of the P400 million Infante vehicular flyover.

This was the reaction of Vice Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog on reports that Atty. Edeljulio Romero and two other lawyers are asking the City Council to conduct an investigation on the unfinished flyover  project.

Mabilog ensures nephew's victory in SK federation race

One of the four wannabes in the race for Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) federation president has reportedly withdrawn because of the intercession of Vice Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog.

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A. Chris Fernandez
A woman walks in the middle of the seemingly dried up fishpond in Dumangas, Iloilo.

A victory party turned tragedy

BALASAN, ILOILO―Mary Ann Langreo and Mary Ann Labinghisa were both excited to go back to school after their semestral break last Monday.

The bubbly 13-year-olds had prepared their notebooks and books two days before their classes would resume. They also had ironed their school uniforms and readied their school projects for submission.

But they never went to school again.

On the first day of class, their classmates saw only their remains in white wooden coffins at the Crisme Funeral Homes in Balasan town, 128 km northeast of Iloilo


Kampi's claim on cash gifts raises more suspicions – CBCP prexy

The belated admission of administration officials on the source of the cash gifts given to lawmakers and governors last month has raised "more suspicions" rather than give "clear answers," according to the president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP).

Assumption Iloilo students: AFP's new weapon in forging peace in Mindanao

Somewhere inside a makeshift camp of elite Army soldiers in wartorn Mindanao were letters passed around by tired yet smiling government fighters. The scene was unknowingly repeated in other camps and Army headquarters here with the letters accompanied by specially-made blue rosary beads.

Ilonggo multi-awarded writer in Tanghalang Ateneo's 'The Death of Memory'

Internationally-schooled and Palanca Awardee Glenn Mas of San Jose, Antique showcases anew his talent and playwright skills in a major production of Tanghalang Ateneo.


WV town gets crown national nutrition award

The town of Nabas in Aklan province was cited by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in the recent annual National Nutrition Awarding ceremony.

CapSU supports bio-fuel production program

Roxas City -- The Capiz State University (CapSU) thru its Research, Development and Extension Center based in Barangay Buri-as, Mambusao, Capiz has ongoing projects in support to the government's over-all effort to develop alternative fuels to cut down fossil fuel imports.

Capiz names bets to DILG PRAISE awards

Roxas City -- Two municipal field officers of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Capiz are vying for this year's Western Visayas service excellence award of the department.


Bridging the gap
Iloilo's sugar production after WWII
Unchristian, I wrote
Health @ Heart
Robotic Radiosurgery; Gamma Knife vs. Cyberknife
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


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



Graffiti in the City (Part I)

The News Today lensman A.Chris Fernandez recently took photos of graffiti seen on various structures in the city. And guess what, he has compiled a lot of pictures enough to make this photo essay into a series—today appears the first part.

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Beach Mood; A Summer Resort Wear 2008 Forecast

Hand prints--- a labour intensive process, the quality of his hand printed fabric is so unique, the colors so rich and beautiful that the designer is committed to keeping this art alive. Swimwear, trunks, kaftans, sarongs, cotton pants, cover ups, skirts, surf shorts and boardies.


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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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