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November 21, 2007, Iloilo City, Philippines
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Iloilo business leaders endorse coal-fired power plant

Iloilo's business leaders yesterday came out with a statement supporting and endorsing the establishment of a coal-fired power plant to solve the power crisis in the city.

City girds to retain reg'l Clean and Green title

City Mayor Jerry Treñas is hoping that the city will retain the Clean and Green regional championship title for this year's Gawad Pangulo sa Kapaligiran. He said preparations are being made by City Budget Officer Ninda Atinado for the city to get the same award from its tough competitor, Bacolod City.

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newly-painted wall
A. Chris Fernandez

This newly-painted wall of Iloilo City Central School was full of graffiti reason why yesterday school personnel covered all the graffiti with white paint in preparation for the repainting.

Major make-over on Capitol SP Internal Rules triggers in-house battle

A total of seventeen major provisions of the Internal Rules in the Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP) face major amendments. Yet even before it was presented before the body, an objection posed triggered what seemingly appeared as an in-house battle among board members present.

This, as the Committee on Rules, Privileges, Ethics and Accountability concluded its report calling for the revision and its corresponding approval.


Is it a deal or no deal? AFP dangles P200T, ceasefire to NPAs

In the spirit of the yuletide season, two major special offers are now up from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to communist terrorists New People's Army (NPA).

CBCP head says plight of rural poor has worsened

The plight of the rural poor has worsened in the past decades with more people suffering from poverty, joblessness and lack of education, said Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) President and Jaro Archbishop Angel Lagdameo.

Coastal barangays alerted over tropical storm Land

Residents of coastal barangays in the city have been alerted since Monday night following the entry of tropical storm "Lando" which has placed Iloilo at signal number 2.

Overseas jobs up for grabs at City Hall

Job hunters should take opportunity to land overseas jobs in Middle East, Asia and Canada as three Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA)-licensed agencies are hiring qualified individuals for various jobs abroad.


Guimbal chosen as demo area for Unlad Kabuhayan Program

The Municipality of Guimbal is one of the 19 local government units (LGUs) included in the first batch of cities and municipalities that were chosen as demonstration areas for the government's Unlad Kabuhayan Program initiated by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

Guimaras village chosen as best emerging destination in Western Visayas

Barangay Guisi, a small village in Nueva Valencia, Guimaras was awarded as the best emerging destination in Western Visayas during the Tourism Excellence Awards at the Western Visayas Tourism Assembly held in Bacolod City last week.

Roxas City's MRWD assures ample water supply

Roxas City -- The Metro Roxas Water District (MRWD) has ample supply of water for nearby municipalities in addition to its existing service areas in the province.


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


bonafide text:
Marimar mania

/ By Nicfranz C. de los Reyes

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

The Black Box Challenge 2007

/ By

In memoriam: Mariannet Amper

By Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz


Power Gamer

True Blue Power Gamer

HE is one of the contributory writers of the Iloilo Yearbook for two years in a row and currently the school director of Hanbit English Learning Center International. Rizandro Napone shares his utmost pastime and interests.

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Dogs in costumes

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.

----------------------------------------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.




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