February 11, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Capitol dads eye guidelines to regulate medical missions

A working committee will be formed in the Capitol to come up with clear guidelines on the holding of future medical missions in Iloilo.

Boy in tragic medical mission dies

Shock amidst grief. Both describes what now reigns over the family of 2 year-old Mathew Panes, the youngest of nine Panes siblings who hail from Mina, Iloilo.

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Students garbed in colorful Chinese costumes dance while marching along J.M. Basa St.

Students garbed in colorful Chinese costumes dance while marching along J.M. Basa St. during last Friday's Chinese New Year celebration.

Greenpeace backs groups opposing coal power plant

Environmental group Greenpeace vowed to oppose the construction of a coal power plant here, as it scored at what they say is President Arroyo's 'hypocrisy' towards climate change.


New Carpenters Bridge to close for additional constructions

The newly-finished Carpenters Bridge in Brgy. Tabucan, Mandurriao would be closed in three weeks time to pave way for the construction of its approaches. The new bridge which links the districts of Molo and Mandurriao is now being used by motorists.

PhilHealth to celebrate 13th Anniversary

February 14, 2008 marks the 13th anniversary of PhilHealth as it also celebrates the National Health Insurance month.

DSWD6 to release P120M for Food for School project

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office VI will release a total of P120 million for implementation of the Food for School Project in different provinces here in Western Visayas.

Nominations for 2008 Mabini Awards now open

The Philippine Foundation for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled, Inc. (PFRD) now accepts nominations for the 2008 Apolinario Mabini Awards.


Antique PNP honors top performers

San Jose, Antique – The Antique Police Provincial Office led by Provincial Director Senior Supt. Ren T. Darroca celebrated a simple 17th PNP Founding Anniversary with the theme "Mamang Pulis

DSWD releases P2.8M for core shelter in Negros Occidental

The Province of Negros Occidental received a total of P2.8 million for the implementation of Core Shelter Assistance Program under the Calamity Assistance Rehabilitation Efforts (CARE) Program.

High impact Western Visayas tourism projects up

Three quality infrastructure projects in Western Visayas are on track to be completed on schedule or before year 2010.


Very, Very Urgent!!!
Bridging the gap
Tibiao: The town that came from 'Tigbao'
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Let the former Speaker speak
Consumers Domain
Save TESDA! Prosecute Syjuco!
On Cruise Control
Enjoying the holidays


Spiritual direction

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Facing the Music

/ Benito Jimena

Res Gestae:
Becoming a better communicator

/ Francisco Lindero Jr.

Viagra and Blindness

/ Philip S. Chua

Thailand's Cabbages and Condoms Restaurant

/ Rhea B. Peñaflor

Climate Change and Renewable Energy

/ Newton Aaron Llorente

Young Voice:
Dagyang ta!

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


Rafflesia Blooms

Rafflesia Blooms: The world's largest individual flower blooms in Barangay Igcabugao, Igbaras

It is the worlds largest individual flower. Locals call it corpse flower due to the vile smell (like rotting meat) it gives off. Its diameter can grow to over 100 centimeters and can weigh up to 10 kilograms.

---------------------------------------- Marisa Montelibano Apuan

Marisa Montelibano Apuan: Giving us wings to fly through music

In 2000, "Wings to Fly", a composition by an Ilongga won first place during the First American Songwriters Competition held in Los Angeles, California. "Golden Moments", immortalized by Ilonggo Farle Luchan was written by the same Ilongga.

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Culinary wonder girl and Philippine Tatler's top hostess Pauline Banusing of MAKI JAPANESE RESTAURANT & SUSHI BAR in trendy Smallville is renowned for fabulous party, such as the one she gave a couple of week ago to celebrate the Dinagyang Festival.

----------------------------------------The Acropolis Clubhouse groundbreaking

The Acropolis Clubhouse groundbreaking

A new residential landmark will soon rise in Arevalo, Iloilo. Called the Acropolis, the subdivision promises an exclusive abode for some 200 families who wish to experience the cool breeze of the sea, flowers and bloom and life at its best.


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