December 19, 2007 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Capitol chief's signature faked over Liga campaign strategy

Call it political strategy or bright un-bright idea, yet a new campaign modus has been discovered in Iloilo. The targets? Unsuspecting barangay captains out to choose the provincial federation president who will ultimately become the official voice in the Capitol.


Treñas non-committal on PhilBIO's proposal

City Mayor Jerry Treñas has yet to give his nod on the proposal of Philippine Bio-Sciences Company Inc. (PhilBIO) to put up a plant that would convert biodegradable wastes from the city's dumpsite in Calajunan, Mandurriao into energy.

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"Master of Pain" Jess Caigoy of Leon

Aides hang ripe mangoes on the body of "master of pain" Jess Caigoy of Leon, Iloilo through skin piercing. A total of 52 mangoes were hung on Caigoy's body in a feat aimed to promote the town of Leon as the "real home of the sweetest mangoes."

Reversion of unspent Guimaras rehab funds to national gov't imminent

Government agencies implementing rehabilitation projects for oil-spill affected residents and areas in Guimaras are facing this "problem" after delays in disbursement of rehabilitation funds will most likely cause a portion of the P863-million rehabilitation fund to be reverted to the national treasury at the end of the year.


Kin of missing activists file writ of amparo vs. PGMA, 9 others

The families of two abducted activists in Iloilo have filed a petition for a writ of amparo against President Macapagal Arroyo and nine others, mostly military and police officials.

Biron-Garin backed SK bets win

A total of 26 representatives of the Iloilo Sanggunian Kabataan (SK) sealed Monday's victory of the group reportedly backed by two Ilonggo "power" officials.

Treñas seeks help of barangay dads on proper waste disposal

City Mayor Jerry Treñas has called on all barangay captains in the City Proper to do a "house to house" campaign to address the problem on garbage.

Lopez-Jaena not yet home

Until the remains of Graciano Lopez-Jaena, one of the country's heroes, are brought home, it could not yet be said that he has come home.


'Triggerman' in broadcaster's slay yields

A suspect in the 2001 murder of Aklan broadcaster Rolando Ureta yesterday surrendered to the police, three weeks after another suspect was arrested.

Roxas City firms up program for children

Roxas City -- City Mayor Vicente B. Bermejo has further firmed up the city's program for children by mobilizing the Roxas City Council for Children to finish the local development plan for children and reconstituting the council to include new members who could help push the program.

Thousands of new jobs expected to open in Boracay in 2008

BORACAY ISLAND -- Thousands of new jobs are expected to be generated on this resort island next year.


de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Blame me not
Fashion Faux Pas (foh pah / fō-päz)
Write on! Right now!
Bridging the gap
The changing mode of Christmas in the Philippines
The timeless value of giving
Without the Whitecoat
Food supplements: Business or cure?


Prophets or troublemakers?

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Origins of place names (6)

Hope is cool

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

A weekend without Friendster

Rational Insanity:
Less is more

Consumers Domain:
Another blue Christmas

John Melchor is it!

Inconvenient truth

/ By Herman Lagon


Ma. Aiza Joy Clarito

Ma. Aiza Joy Clarito answers the call of volunteerism

There are young people who have the passion for volunteerism. Ma. Aiza Joy Clarito, 22, is one of them.

She is the daughter of Lt. Col. Medardo Clarito Sr. and Arselina Clarito.

---------------------------------------- Arch. Gumayo

Cocktails for towns and cities

Guests and delegates from different parts of the country were welcomed the Ilonggo way during the cocktails of the 2nd Seminar on Philippine Towns and Cities at Robinsons Place Iloilo sometime ago.


----------------------------------------Armor Rapista

Armor Rapista: A musical activist

ARMOR Rapista, 35, a soft-spoken and very talented Ilonggo musical artist had been in the professional music industry since 1997. After graduating, he played in bars and became a member of several musical groups in Iloilo City. They played folk and country music, mainly.

----------------------------------------The Pickled Pair Company

The Pickled Pair makes eating an exciting experience

Pâtés have gained such popularity that they have become a staple in every home. More so during the holidays when there are a lot of socializing. This is a perfect item to serve to one's guests or give as gift.
A pâté is a form of spreadable paste that is usually made from meat.


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