December 21, 2007 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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PhilHealth expands probe on spurious cataract claims

The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) has widened its investigation on irregularities in claims related to cataract operations.

54,000 mangroves planted along the Iloilo River

The city government has planted has planted more than 50,000 mangroves along the Iloilo River over the last two months under the Iloilo City Mangrove Reforestation Project.

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Proliferation of Fishpens

The city government has embarked on planting mangroves to preserve the Iloilo River but it has failed to stop the proliferation of fishpens in the middle of the river.

City Hall reporters distribute gifts to City Jail inmates

Fifty-seven inmates of the City District Jail received Christmas presents from the members of the Iloilo City Hall Press Corps (ICHPC) yesterday.


Iloilo SP adopts Leyte Resolution on Garin's heroic act in Batasan blast

Members of the 9th Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP) unanimously adopted a Resolution passed by the Sanggunian Panlalawigan of Leyte commending an Ilongga solon.

IFJ welcomes arrest of suspects in Aklan broadcaster's killing

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)has welcomed the arrests of two suspects in the 2001 murder of Aklan broadcaster Rolando Ureta.

Sea divers sue guv, senior cop over'unlawful' EO

Four Ilonggo sea divers filed charges against Governor Niel Tupas Sr. and a senior cop following a questioned arrest on purported illegal fishing activity.

City's new abattoir to become operational early 2008

Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Executive Director Larry Nacionales said the multi-million Double A abattoir in Brgy. Tacas, Jaro is expected to become operational by January 2008.


Negros Occidental gears for ICT development

Bacolod City -- In a bid to bring students at par with the changing scenario of employment in Information Communication Technology and the Business Process Outsourcing sectors, the provincial government is set to put-up a call center training facility early next year.

Bacolod City names outstanding teachers

Bacolod City -- Two teachers were named "Most Outstanding Teachers of Bacolod City" during the 56th Department of Education- Bacolod Teachers' Day celebration recently.

Bacolod, POEA ink MOU to protect OFWs

Bacolod City -- Mayor Evelio R. Leonardia and Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz ink the Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of Bacolod City and the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration respectively to protect the Overseas Filipino Workers from illegal recruiters.


Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus
Bridging the gap
Gift-giving at Christmas
Fashion Faux Pas (foh pah / fō-päz)
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Blame me not
The timeless value of giving
Without the Whitecoat
Food supplements: Business or cure?


Eye Opener:
Christmas and Christians

/ Rodolfo P.Gumabong

Prophets or troublemakers?

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Origins of place names (6)

A weekend without Friendster

Rational Insanity:
Less is more

Consumers Domain:
Another blue Christmas



Ikthus is born in Iloilo

Ikthus is a Christian symbol for fish. The first believers were scared to wear any mark of their faith because they were persecuted and killed. Then, the time came that they sketched the symbol of the fish to show to others that they are Christians. This Greek rebus means: I - Jesus, X - Christ, O - God's, Y - Son's and E – Savior.

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Janiuay and Pototan: A Holiday Trail of Lights

In the Philippines, Christmas is a time for family and for generosity. Everyone who participates in holiday activities has traditions marked by family reunions, gifts and candy for children, gifts for the poor, Midnight Mass, singing of carols, Christmas trees, ornaments in brightly-colored lights, and much more.

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Dinagyang Kapamilya Dance Showdown launched

It was formally launched last Dec. 10, 2007 at the SM City Activity Center with ABS-CBN Iloilo Station Manager Charie Ginete-Ilon, Iloilo City Councilor Nielex Tupas and SM City Iloilo Marketing Officer Jeffrey Guitche present.

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Gamers On The Loose

TODAY, computer gaming is really popular. Especially with the advent of new technology such as the Internet, gaming has become a part of the lifestyle of every youngster all over the world. Computer gaming is not anymore limited to one-on-one competition but it has a ratio of one is to a million.


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