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Tupas rebuffs Ajuy SB's call for public apology

The Sangguniang Bayan (SB) of Ajuy, Iloilo came to the rescue of Vice Mayor Ramon Rojas and Councilor Pepe Dumayao who were earlier tagged by Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas Sr. as protectors of illegal fishing in their town.

Raul Sr. on SK prexy race: Leave them alone

Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez Sr. called on certain city officials to stop meddling in the forthcoming election of Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) federation president.

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Participants to the 2nd Solid Waste Management Summit view the exhibits on recycled materials displayed by certain groups in the region recently.

Hi-tech disaster warning device up for Iloilo

A modern hydro-meteorological observation and communication equipment designed for the provision of early disaster warning is underway for the Province of Iloilo.

Set for implementation in a project dubbed "Early Warning and Monitoring System for Disaster Mitigation in the Philippines," project sponsor is the Korea International Cooperation Agency (Koica).


PSHS stude wins 2007 Popcom essay writing contest

A third year high school student from the Philippine Science High School (PSHS) Iloilo campus bagged the first place in the On-the-Spot Essay writing contest sponsored by the Population Commission (Popcom) held last November 9, 2007 at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol.

SSU siezes illegal weighing scales

The Special Service Unit (SSU) of the city government recently confiscated 10 weighing scales from vendors at the Jaro Big Market.

Capitol SP nod sought on Passi City's P2M public toilet

Good news. A public toilet will soon be constructed in the bus terminal of Passi City, Iloilo. Bad news. It needs some P2 million for the site development and construction reason why city officials here are seeking financial assistance from the Capitol.

Archdiocese of Jaro launches implementation of Synod decrees

The Archdiocese of Jaro is launching the implementation of the Acts and Decrees of the 3rd Synod of Jaro, in a Holy Mass at 8:30 in the morning, November 19, at the Jaro Cathedral, with Jaro Archbishop and Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines president Angel Lagdameo presiding.


Kabankalan City wins cleanest city provincial award for 2007

The city of Kabankalan, Negros Occidental is named the cleanest and greenest city for the year 2007 by the Gawad Pangulo sa Kapaligiran.

Boracay gears up for 1 million tourists

BORACAY -- The Aklan provincial government is undertaking several preparations for its plan to welcome one million tourists to arrive in this resort island in the year 2010.

Gamefowl Breeding: A peek at Bacolod 's other chicken

Certainly not to be roasted, not yet anyway, but to seek perhaps its own arena and fight the way of the ancient gladiators-- as good bred cocks are meant to be. And even as this is frowned upon by some, its association with Filipino culture has given the gamefowl industry an anchor to assert itself as a legitimate industry. Thus, from its pre-Spanish beginnings, this "other chicken industry" had now grown beyond the backyard into a fully developed multi-billion peso business.

Pre-school education benefits 1,500 Capiz children

Roxas City -- Nearly 1,500 children in Capiz are availing of the pre-school education program of the Department of Education (DepEd).


Anything Under the Sun
Origin of place names (2)
An evening with Elton John
Health @ Heart
Robotic Radiosurgery; Gamma Knife vs. Cyberknife
Consumers Domain
Trapoliticking at its peak
Without the Whitecoat
The deeper cause of non-compliance
Bridging the gap
Children in the Guerilla war in Panay in WW II


Young Voice:
Francis and Ester

/ By Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Enriching our human formation

/ By Fr. Roy Cimagala

Faking it

/ By Kathy M. Villalon

Rational Insanity:
10 titles every human should have in their library

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

Eye Opener:
Origin of place names (2)

/ By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

The menacing disease called Dengue



/ By Jo Martinez-Clemente

Coffee Thursdays Just Brewing Thoughts:
Love in time of abandonment

/ By Paolo Carreon

The face of poverty

By Antonio C. Abaya

bonafide text:
Flocking like birds

/ By Nicfranz C. de los Reyes

The Black Box Challenge 2007

/ By

In memoriam: Mariannet Amper

By Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz


Pia Gabrielle Armada

Strumming: Pia Gabrielle Armada talks about her passion – guitar

For Pia Gabriel Armada, playing the guitar is her hobby. She's been into band and dance competitions, too.

She went to St. Mary the Anawim of God Institute in grade school, Eucharistic King Academy in high school and presently a student of St. Paul University Iloilo.


---------------------------------------- Ate Gay

Good laughs with Ate Gay and Jason V

The event was in line with Dos Maria's Pizzeria's first anniversary

Manila's premier comedian "Ate Gay", with "Jason V", dished out great entertainment for Ilonggos when Dos Maria's Pizzeria celebrated its first anniversary.


----------------------------------------Kenneth Villanueva

A celebration with the grannies

Grandpops and grandmas in Asilo de Molo were treated to music, dance, laughter, games and lots of love last Nov. 3, 2007.

It was a double celebration, actually. I was the celebration of Beauty Cradle model Kenneth Villanueva's birthday (Oct. 30 was his natal day) as well as the culminating activity of his batch's on-the-job-training there for Medicus.

----------------------------------------My Dad

My 101% DADicycle!

My father finds bicycling irresistible. He was on track five years ago and is still bicycling every now and then

I presently feel like getting a little bit personal for the reason that I am pompous of this gentleman. It does appear like an understatement, in a manner, for me to have a discussion about him


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