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Transport groups want traffic experiment stopped

Drivers associations in the city and province of Iloilo have called on the city government to stop implementing the traffic experimentation as it does not address the existing traffic problem.

Majority rules in new SP rules

"In the many years that I have been here, it is the first time that I voted and won."

Such was the curt yet well-received statement of First District Board Member Macario Napulan when given his two minutes to justify his "yes" vote Tuesday.

One of the eight board members present on what stands as the longest session of the 9th Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP) thus far, Napulan helped seal the fate of the new Internal Ruies ready for adoption and implementation.

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The long stretch of Iznart Street during peak hours.

Gov't extends more funds to 4 Iloilo 'RPA brgys'

Four barangays dubbed as "peace areas" in Iloilo received yesterday a total of P1 million in additional government assistance.

A major part of the continued peace process pursued by the peace panel of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP), people's organizations in these beneficiary-barangays will use the money as seed capital.


TNT columnist wins in 3rd Annual PopDev Media Awards

The News Today columnist Julia Carreon-Lagoc was chosen as runner-up for Best in Opinion Writing – Print Category in the 3rd Annual PopDev Media Awards conducted by the Philippine Legislators' Committee on Population and Development Foundation, Inc. (PLCPD).

SP to start probe on grave abuse raps vs Iloilo mayor

Members of the 9th Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP) convening as a quasi-judicial body begins its probe on the administrative case filed against an Iloilo mayor.

New growth areas bared in Iloilo

This country's southern city is hosting several potential economic growth areas for investment and development as the city braces to become the next investment capital of the Visayas.

Questions hound Baronda-initiated SK training-workshop

Issues relative to the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) federation election are getting hotter as it gets nearer. Recently, City Councilor Julienne Baronda's move to lead a three-day training/seminar for newly-elected SK chairmen in the city was doubted as a scheme to ensure the victory of her favored candidate for SK federation president.

Computer literacy program up for OFWs in Iloilo City

Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in this city can look forward to a computer literacy program that will be opened for them by the office of Vice Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog before the year ends.


DILG rules terms of League of Barangays Federation presidents

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Wednesday issued an advisory to clarify issues regarding the terms of office of League of Barangays Federation Presidents and their ex-officio membership at the council.

Bacolod City dengue cases register dramatic drop

Bacolod City -- Dengue cases in Bacolod City took a dramatic dip when figures fell from 1,116 cases in August to only 428 in September, further sliding down to 166 cases in October.

Capiz offers free HIV screening

Roxas City -- A free HIV screening for a limited number of beneficiaries is ongoing until November 23 at the Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC) – Capiz Chapter headquarters here in line with the upcoming World AIDS Day celebration on December 1.


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


Text Messages: Boon or Bane?

By Minviluz S. Fayo, MA Ed.

The corruption of power

/ By Fr. Roy Cimagala

Up the ante

/ By Jo Martinez-Clemente

Coffee Thursdays Just Brewing Thoughts:
Death on a Thursday

/ By Paolo Carreon

bonafide text:
Marimar mania

/ By Nicfranz C. de los Reyes

Young Voice:
Francis and Ester

/ By Maria Reylan M. Garcia

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


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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