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Environmental groups in Antique protest urea dumping

Environmental groups in Antique have raised alarm over the dumping of urea in the waters of Anini-y town in the province as part of an experiment of an Australian firm to mitigate the effects of climate change.

Report bares call for recall of guv's authority on P350-M loan

The planned construction of a P350 million convention center by the Iloilo Provincial Government faces recall.

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Nogas Island
A. Chris Fernandez
The sea waters of Anini-y, Antique with the marine-protected Nogas Island seen from Siraan hot spring.

Solon: Dinagyang's religiosity should be maintained

Iloilo City Representative Raul Gonzalez Jr. said the religiosity of the Dinagyang Festival should be maintained even if it has already become a tourism event in the entire country.

Dinagyang Festival is held every January in honor of Señor Sto. Niño.


Zulueta slams Atinado for 'snub' of budget hearings

 The hearing last Monday was the third day of the Sangguniang Panlungsod Committee on Appropriations' review of the P930-million budget being proposed by the executive department for calendar year 2008 and yet City Budget Officer Ninda Atinado is still to show her face before the members of the said committee.

Slain governor's son urges gov't to oppose Pacificador's refugee bid

The son of slain former Antique Gov. Evelio Javier has called on the government to present evidence before Canadian authorities to oppose the refugee bid of Rodolfo Pacificador who is wanted for his father's murder.

Mayors in MIGEDC demand more concrete plans and projects

Local chief executives from the member municipalities of the Metro Iloilo-Guimaras Economic Development Council (MIGEDC) said they want the experts from Consultants for Comprehensive Environmental Planning, Inc. (CONCEP) to already come up with more concrete, viable and practical recommendations to address pressing problems in the city.

UPV faculty wins best poster presentation award in int'l forum

The research paper of Dr. Alice Joan G. Ferrer, a faculty member of the University of the Philippines Division of Social Sciences, bested 40 other entries worldwide to win the Best Poster Presentation Award during the Forum 11-Global Forum for Health Research held in Beijing China recently.


PNP cites need for a world class security preparation in Boracay

BORACAY ISLAND – There is a need for a world –class police protection in Boracay with the influx of visitors in the island.

NSO keen on gender distribution in population count

The National Statistics Office (NSO) said other than households characteristics, the office was keen on gender distribution in the official population count, as basis for the government's thrust in providing equal opportunities for women.

Capiz forms council to look after welfare of PWDs, elderly

Roxas City -- The provincial government of Capiz has recently organized the Provincial Council for the Welfare of Persons with Disabilities and Senior Citizens.


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


Guarding our internal world

/By Fr. Roy Cimagala

Letting go and rebooting

/ By Kathy M. Villalon

Young Voice:
PGMA: The Second Saint of the Philippines

/ By Maria Reylan M. Garcia

The Black Box Challenge 2007

/ By

Rational Insanity:
This murderous society

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

In memoriam: Mariannet Amper

By Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz

Political censorship

By Luis V. Teodoro

Checking wild sympathies

/ By Fr. Roy Cimagala

Coffee Thursdays Just Brewing Thoughts:
Too much today

/ By Paolo Carreon

Bull's Eye:
Young politician


Shake, Rattle and Flow

Shake, Rattle and Flow

No creepy- crawlies, no bats flying, no witches hats and no grotesque mask can stop the waves upon waves of party animals from entering the always full packed, certified party place - Flow Resto Lounge, at high end Smallville for three nights in a row.

---------------------------------------- Maybelline Matavia

Maybelline Matavia: Commitment beyond experience

Maybelline Matavia is the president of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Circle of Officers at St. Paul University Iloilo. She is a fourth year AB Mass Communication student with quite a number of merits.


----------------------------------------Family Day at Garden of the Ascension

Family Day at the Garden of the Ascension

Last Nov. 1, 2007, All Saints Day, some 12,000 people flocked to the Garden of the Ascension to visit the tombs of their dearly departed as well as have fun. After all, being in a memorial park is a celebration of life – the chance of togetherness among family members.



----------------------------------------Lady Claudine Belnas

Something To Fill Us Up: Lady Claudine Belnas talks about her passion -- writing

Life may perhaps from time to time be mind-numbing after doing similar things day by day. So why not take up a leisure pursuit? It could be a lot of things. Put together a collection of something you would like to keep for years, creative and artistic pursuits, engage in recreational sports, or create great melodies with your friend.


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