February 26, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Guv to Capitol chiefs: 'Follow me'; SP retorts: 'Follow us'

And the saga on the now highly-controversial Executive Budget of the Iloilo Provincial Government (IPG) continues.

The main question up front – Is Governor Niel Tupas Sr. on the right or is it the 9th Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP) who has the rightful stance on the issue?

Iloilo militants press for Arroyo's ouster

Militants here held a protest rally yesterday to press for the ouster of President Arroyo following the national broadband network (NBN) controversy, which involved her husband, First Gentleman Miguel Arroyo.

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Members of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente in their white suit
Ronilo a. pamonag

Members of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente in their white suit participate in yesterday's protest action led by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan-Panay at the Provincial Capitol grounds.

City dad wants PGMA to stay

If President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo steps down, Iloilo City has much to lose in terms of infrastructure projects such as the P200 million circumferential road. The radial road will benefit not only Iloilo City but also its neighboring municipalities.


Councilor debunks issue linking him to illegal drugs

City Councilor Erwin Plagata recently came out to clarify the issue linking him to an alleged drug lord in Iloilo City.

Land Bank sets P11 B for LGU infra projects

The Land Bank of the Philippines said that about P11 billion has been set aside for infrastructure projects of various local government units this 2008.

Feb. 25-29 is Leprosy Prevention and Control Week

The Department of Health (DOH) has declared February 25-29 as Leprosy Prevention and Control Week to deepen the awareness of the people on the disease, its prevention and cure.


Heart Disease, second leading cause of death in Antique

San Jose, Antique – Heart disease is the second leading cause of death in the province next to pneumonia said Mildred Quilino, Information Officer, Provincial Health Office.

EPG secretary sees no conflict with Malay officials

BORACAY – Eminent Persons Group (EPG) secretary Virtus Gil is hoping for the support and commitment of the local government of Malay to implement the existing municipal ordinances.


Sweet, sweet mangoes of home
Bridging the gap
Establishing pre-colonial Ilonggo identity
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Money talk
Consumers Domain
Save TESDA! Prosecute Syjuco!
On Cruise Control
Enjoying the holidays


Our Christian identity

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Reviving the 'Dead'

/ Philip S. Chua

res gestae:
Cuevas must give more

/Francisco B.Lindero, Jr.

rational Insanity:
Writers galore

/Bryan Mari Argos

Eye Opener:
Philippines needs God-anointed leaders

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Young Voice:
Love is

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Singles and the City:
Travel for Singles

/ Oliver Victor B. Amoroso



Ikthus Iloilo: A place to belong, a place to become

In a world that is hungry for grace, one church has set its sights in transforming the community by offering the timeless message of the Word of God in a way that is enjoyable to the Ilonggos.

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Jansen Felimon: Art through found objects and life's realities

Budding artist Jansen Felimon, 24, uses "found" objects to express life's realities. He is challenged by working on objects that other people find useless. Well, apart from the fact that doing so is not too expensive, considering that he is now focusing his resources on finishing his studies in Architecture at the Western Visayas College of Science and Technology.

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The SOS Mother

The Mothers of SOS Children's Village around the world serve as surrogate parents to orphaned, abandoned, or abused children-not heir own.


Norma's Turn

Always one for entertaining in style, top hostess Norma Padilla Rosales celebrated her annual Dinagyang dinner party with smoked Norwegian Salmon and wines in a garden party at her early 1900's Strawberry House.


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