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Army, police in WV remain loyal to Arroyo administration

Military and police units in Western and Central Visayas declared their continued support to Arroyo administration amid the holding out of the group of Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV and Brig. Gen. Danilo Lim at the Manila Peninsula hotel yesterday.

No panic, no tension amidst 'revolt' in Manila

Both military and the police in Iloilo and throughout Western Visayas may have been in full red alert status yet hours after another revolt made the news late yesterday morning, it was business as usual for the Ilonggos..

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Policemen keep watch over a rally held by militant groups in front of the Old Iloilo Provincial Capitol while the group of Senator Trillanes took over Manila Peninsula Hotel.

LCP condemns military 'adventurism'

The League of Cities in the Philippines (LCP) condemns the military adventurism of former Scout Ranger Regiment Commander Brig. Danilo Lim and former Navy Lieutenant turned Senator Antonio Trillanes after they walked out from their court trial in Makati City and staged another destabilization plot against the government.

In a fax message, the league through its president Mayor Benhur Abalos denounces the "act of destabilization perpetrated  by a faction of the Magdalo group against the duly constituted government as they expressed full support to President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo." 


City offers P20T cash reward for tipsters on wire thieves

City Mayor Jerry Treñas announced before the newly-elected barangay officials the P20,000 cash reward for the arrest of electrical wire thieves. The offering of cash reward is only one of the three concerns made by the chief executive in yesterday's mass oath taking of barangay officials in Jaro covered gym.

Security tightened in Iloilo Army camps, govt installations

The entire hierarchy of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in Western Visayas joined nationwide call for a full "red alert" status following yet another coup attempt in Manila.

LTFRB to run after 'colorum' vehicles in Iloilo airport

A team from the Land Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will be fielded at the Iloilo Airport of International Standard to minimize if not to totally wipe out the operation of "colorum" vehicles that normally charge excessive fares.

Western Visayas registers 49 persons living with HIV/AIDS

Around 49 Persons Living With HIV-AIDS (PLWHAs) have been recorded in Western Visayas, and of this figure 18 have already died.


4,400 nursing examinees to take the board exam in WV

Some 4,400 examinees are set to undertake the nursing board examination here in Western Visayas on December 1 and 2.

SSH to feature best of Capiz products

Roxas City -- The best of Capiz products will be showcased by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) – provincial office at the Gaisano Mall Activity Center here in a Capiz Product Expo: One-Town-One Product (OTOP) launching on December 5.

Capiz public hospital to acquire veteran's ward

Roxas City -- The blessing of a veteran's ward at the Roxas Memorial Provincial Hospital (RMPH) here has been set on December 5 in time with this year's Sinadya sa Halaran celebration from Dec. 5 to 8.


An inconvenient word
Consumers Domain
Opinions and Opinions
Health @ Heart
Robotic Radiosurgery; Gamma Knife vs. Cyberknife
Bridging the gap
Boat-building in Panay during the colonial period
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


Photographic Society of Iloilo (PSI)

Photographic Society of Iloilo's 'Public'

THE Photographic Society of Iloilo (PSI) was established in September 1980 by a group of photo hobbyists bound together by their common interest. Through the years, PSI's path has evolved.

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Western Visayas textile industry, in for a second coming

Iloilo had long lost its title of being the "Textile Center of the Philippines" but Western Visayas can still lay claim to being the capital of handwoven fabrics in the country today.

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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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