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Priests hear both sides of the coal plant issue

Several priests of the Jaro Archdiocese recently heard the pros and cons of the proposal to put up a 100 megawatt coal-fired power plant in the city.

Lopezes eye major projects in Iloilo, Negros Occ.

Going back to their roots, the Lopez family is expanding its business interests by investing in major projects in their home province of Iloilo and the neighboring Negros Island.

Oscar Lopez, chair of the Lopez Group of Companies, said their group will invest in the ship-building industry that will be based in Iloilo.

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Christmas at Robinsons
'Christmas Around the World', an animated display of Christmas traditions of 13 selected countries of the world, officially opened at Robinsons Place carpark yesterday. 'Christmas Around the World' will feature two shows nightly (6 p.m. and 7 p.m.) and will run until Jan. 4, 2008.

BFP to conduct fire safety inspection

Starting today, the Bureau of Fire Protection - Iloilo City will conduct an inspection of commercial establishments in the city especially those that sell or manufacture fireworks and other pyrotechnic products to ensure that they comply with the fire safety requirements of the Fire Code of the Philippines.


Kin of missing activists on UN report: We said so

The families of two abducted activists in Iloilo said the United Nations (UN) report blaming the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for the killing of activists merely confirmed their suspicions.

Deficient STL: Gross sales at P707.54 million but…

Significant "deficiencies" were noted by the Commission on Audit (COA) on the current operations of the Small Town Lottery (STL).

COA to PCSO: 'Slow down on your spending spree,' uncovers over P1B ad expenses, unauthorized in-house cash gifts

Government auditors want top executives and district managers of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) to take a serious look into its spending-spree particularly on advertising and cash rewards awarded to themselves.

Ateneo de Iloilo to launch 'Tree of Hope'

This Friday would be a celebration of many sorts for the students, parents, teachers, and alumni of Ateneo de Iloilo – Santa Maria Catholic School for as it unveils its yearlong Golden Jubilee, it will also launch its "Tree of Hope" project.

Responsible parenting needs men's participation

BORACAY -- Responsible parenting needs the participation of men or husbands being the pillar of the house (haligi ng tahanan). Men's effort should compliment the women's role as light of the family (ilaw ng tahanan)


Satellite prosecutor's office for Boracay urged

BORACAY -- Police here is asking the government especially the Department of Justice (DoJ) to set-up a satellite prosecutor's office to speed up the filing of cases against law violators.

New Bacolod-Silay airport inauguration slated Jan. 2008

BACOLOD CITY -- The new Bacolod-Silay Airport of international standards in Silay City, Negros Occidental will be inaugurated on January 16, 2008.

Antique dads flexing muscles vs Semirara Mining over unpaid taxes

San Jose, Antique – Unless Semirara Mining Corporation abides by the Supreme Court decision and pay the balance of its back taxes of about P80 million in real properties, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Antique, in aid of legislation, is poised to refer the case to the proper court for action .

Sinadya sa Halaran marks 10th year as Capiz's major festival

Roxas City -- This year's Sinadya sa Halaran (SSH) celebration marks its 10th year of bringing about joy in sharing and thanksgiving.

Dengue cases in Antique up

San Jose, Antique – Dengue cases in the province surged to 463 as of November 26, 2007 said Mildred Quilino, Information Officer, Provincial Health Office.


Consumers Domain
Opinions and Opinions
A brighter day for little Jane
Health @ Heart
Robotic Radiosurgery; Gamma Knife vs. Cyberknife
Bridging the gap
The early development of boat-building in Panay
Without the Whitecoat
Food supplements: Business or cure?
Anything Under the Sun
Baptists in Panay


What about ecological footprints?

/ By Jo Martinez-Clemente

Coffee Thursdays Just Brewing Thoughts:
Ignoring the clock and having some realizations

/ By Paolo Carreon

Carried away

/ By Fr. Roy Cimagala

Res Gestae:
Armed tanods for peace and order

/Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

bonafide text:
Honing our journalistic skills

/ By Nicfranz C. de los Reyes

Young Voice:
The witch called Snow White

/ By Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Bull's Eye:
Wanted banana planters

Rational Insanity:
Binukot: Revisiting Western Visayas' only indigenous group

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

Faking it

/ By Kathy M. Villalon


Blood Letting

Dugo Ng Tanod, Dugtong Ng Buhay

Last Nov. 23, 2007, some 100 barangay tanods went to the GTIC Function Hall of the Provincial Capitol of Guimaras for a blood letting activity dubbed as "Dugo ng Tanod, Dugtong ng Buhay." This was initiated by the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC), Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council (PADAC) in cooperation with the Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC) and GMA TV 6.

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TM Europa Skinea celebrates 1st anniversary

Your complete one-stop beauty shop, TM Europea Skinea celebrated its first anniversary with games, facials and prizes one Sunday evening. Its valued clients and friends were welcomed by owner Teresa Macalalag and everybody had a blast in that well-prepared party.


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Their Jive

THE names of Teresita Portugalete and Reynaldo Susbilla Jr. are very famous in the dance sports world. After all, the pair comes out the champion in almost all dance competition they join. In last year alone, they became champions in both the regional and national dance sports events of the Philippine Association of School Universities and Colleges (PASUC) and the State Colleges and Universities Athletic Association (SCUAA).

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Beauty Cradle expands

Beauty is important. And people just couldn't wait to achieve this. For example, those who want a facial just don't want to wait. They want to be pampered and beautified right there and then.

This is something that Beauty Cradle has answered.



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