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Army calls on Ilonggos: Report hostile acts, beware of suspicious, new faces

The entire military and police forces of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in Western Visayas are on high alert following Tuesday's bombing in Metro Manila.

'One unbelievable, tragic moment,' Garin says of Batasan bombing

Tuesday's bombing of the Batasang Pambansa's Southwing was described by Ilongga solon Congresswoman Janette Loreto-Garin (First District) as "one unbelievable tragic moment."

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Iloilo Terminal Market
A. Chris Fernandez
An ordinary day outside the Iloilo Terminal Market. People go on with their daily routines amid reports of political squabbling and terrorism in several parts of the country.

Suspect in broadcaster's killing disguises as woman to elude arrest

A former town mayor in Aklan wanted for the murder of broadcaster Herson "Boy" Hinolan has reportedly dressed himself in women's clothes to evade arrest.

Senior Supt. Benigno Durana Jr., Aklan police director, said they have received several reports that former Lezo town mayor Alfredo Arcenio has been seen wearing women's dresses.


P25-40 B needed for Metro Iloilo-Guimaras infra dev't

The government needs about P25-40 billion for the medium term projects under the proposed infrastructure framework plan of the Metro Iloilo-Guimaras Economic Development Council (MIGEDC).

Treñas condemns Batasan blast

City Mayor Jerry Treñas strongly condemned the bombing incident at the Batasan Pambansa Complex Tuesday night, which killed three people, including a congressman, and wounded 11 others.

Provincial gov't to buy 10 motorcycles for anti-highway robbery campaign

The Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) will soon have 10 new police motorcycles for its anti-highway robbery campaign.

Kabankalan City wins West Visayas Best Tourism Oriented LGU plum

Bacolod City -- Kabankalan City is recipient of the Western Visayas Best Tourism Oriented Local Government Unit Award, Component City Category in the Western Visayas Tourism Excellence Award.


Capiz, Roxas prepare activities for Sinadya sa Halaran

ROXAS CITY -- The provincial and city governments are readying activities for the joint celebration of Sinadya sa Halaran come Dec. 5-8.

Negros festivals converge in San Carlos City

The Convergence of Negros Festivals, highlight of the Pintaflores festival in San Carlos City drew participation from different local government units in the province.

PA Banias' executive briefings seeks to enhance 'participatory democracy'

SAN JOSE, Antique – Calling it part of enhancing " participatory democracy" in the country, Presidential Assistant for Panay and Guimaras, Raul Banias, took on the third leg of his executive briefings here bringing with him about 35 regional directors of national agencies.


Anything Under the Sun
Consumers Domain
Trapoliticking at its peak
Health @ Heart
Gamma Knife vs. Cyberknife
Unchristian, I wrote
Bridging the gap
Iloilo's sugar production after WWII
Without the Whitecoat
The deeper cause of non-compliance


Coffee Thursdays Just Brewing Thoughts:
Love in time of abandonment

/ By Paolo Carreon


/ By Jo Martinez-Clemente

The face of poverty

By Antonio C. Abaya

bonafide text:
Flocking like birds

/ By Nicfranz C. de los Reyes

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

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Rational Insanity:
This murderous society

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

In memoriam: Mariannet Amper

By Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz

Political censorship

By Luis V. Teodoro


Langford Anniv

Langford Place turns one

After the announcement that Langford Place is going to have a costume party for its first anniversary celebration, we rummaged through our stuff and the malls to check out what get-up we could produce. When the big night came last Oct. 12, 2007, each one was dressed in Halloween-inspired costume. So, it was an anniversary-cum-Halloween party. Purr was dressed as a fortune teller.

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The Gingerbread Village; A vision of white Christmas in Tinapayan

Even for us Filipinos, the topic about Christmas brings to mind snow and life in the North Pole where Sta. Claus came from. Children, most especially, regale at this vision. That is why Tinapayan's Gingerbread Village is a very exciting yearly fixture for them and even adults.

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5th Aklan Product Showcase at SM City

As part of its yearly promotional activity, the Department of Trade and Industry Aklan Provincial Office in cooperation with the provincial government of Aklan, brings to Iloilo the 5th Aklan Product Showcase at the lower ground floor, Activity Center of SM City Iloilo from Nov. 12 to 18, 2007.


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Retreating at El Retiro Beach Park

The stress of the past week had left some of us hankering for a break. Even for just one day, it would be nice to hie off to a place where one can rejuvenate. This way, we'll be armed with enough energy to face more weeks, or even months of delivering superb editorials to the public.


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