March 4, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Mosqueda resigns as chair of Northern Iloilo Alliance for Coastal Dev't

Estancia Mayor Restituto Mosqueda tendered his irrevocable resignation as chairperson of the Malacañang-backed Northern Iloilo Alliance for Coastal Development (NIACDEV).

DOT moves to preserve RP's tourist destinations

The Department of Tourism (DOT) is launching today a program to conserve and protect the various tourism destinations in the country.

Dubbed as The Environmental Security on Tourism (TEST), the program, on the whole, aims to protect the nation's environment, said DOT Undersecretary for Security and Political Affairs Salvador Sarabia Jr.

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A. Fernandez


Comelec voids poll victory of 'Fil-Am' barangay captain

For maintaining citizenship of both countries -- the United States of America and the Philippines -- the electoral victory of one barangay captain in San Dionisio, Iloilo is now in peril.

In fact, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) moved to resolve that subject village chief was not qualified to be a candidate at all.


Market vendors given false hopes—Pesina

Market vendors complaining about the exorbitant fees imposed by the city government under the new tax ordinance could have been misled that the ordinance could still be reversed in their favor.

Antique officials declare support for PGMA

Allies of President Macapagal-Arroyo are closing ranks amid mounting calls for her resignation over the ZTE-NBN bribery scandal.

No more cutting of coco trees -- PCA

The Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) has suspended the cutting of coconut trees in the country starting March 10, 2008 in its effort to stop the increasing incidence of illegal cutting.

PRO 6 starts initial screening of applicants for police service

In an effort to meet the standard density ratio of police-population in Western Visayas, the Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 announces the opening of 225 police officers I (POIs) position. The submission of documentary requirements for screening is on March 3 to 14, 2008 at Regional Personnel and Human Resource Development Division, Camp Martin Delgado, Iloilo City.

NFA maintains gov't rice at P18.50/kg

Roxas City -- There was a P65.00 price hike on the price of flour (Dakota) in February compared to its price in the preceding month.


Ugsad leads Women's Month celebration

The UGSAD Regional Resource Center based in U.P. in the Visayas-Iloilo campus will kick off the Women's Month Celebration here with a program and a "Tyangge" showcasing products of women engaged in Micro-enterprise development, March 7, 2008.

Labor secretary hails Pacto de Sangre heroes

NEW WASHINGTON, Aklan – Labor Secretary Arturo Brion hailed the sacrifices of Pacto de Sangre or Blood Compact heroes to liberate their countrymen from the Spanish colonial forces.

DAR to distribute 140-T has. under CARP in WV

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) is eyeing 140,000 hectares for distribution to beneficiaries in Western Visayas under the government's Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP).


One woman's nationalist passion
Bridging the gap
Gen. Martin Delgado: Proud Ilonggo nationalist leader
Consumers Domain
The tentacles of evil
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Love Spell
On Cruise Control
Enjoying the holidays


Witness vs. whistleblower

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Young Voice:
Teaching values

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

RP Health Stats

/ Philip S. Chua

res gestae:
Bautista, a blind writer, and the King

/Francisco B.Lindero, Jr.

Rational Insanity:
Writers galore

/Bryan Mari Argos

Eye Opener:
Philippines needs God-anointed leaders

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Singles and the City:
Travel for Singles

/ Oliver Victor B. Amoroso


Ikthus Youth

Ikthus Youth: Growing up with Christ

The desire to belong is a human need that we always seek to fulfill through making friends and affiliating with people who have the same interests as we do. But once you find your friends and acquaintances, what next? One important consideration is for one to choose the right persons to be with.

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Love Heals

Songs, dances and the sounds of violin. These permeated the La Isabelita Hall, Jaro Cathedral Compound when Love Heals, a dinner show took place last Feb. 14, 2008.

The benefit show aimed to raise funds for the chemotherapy of seven pediatric cancer patients being sponsored by KKK or Mga Kaibigan ng mga Kabataang May Kanser.

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Exciting @ Krua Thai: A new menu boosts this favorite dining place further

Krua Thai had been a favorite dining venue for those hankering for a medley of hot, sour, sweet, salty and bitter tastes that Thai foods can offer.

----------------------------------------Pasa Arte

Pasa Arte: Art lives on through volunteerism

Pass on your talent. Whatever knowledge we have learned should be imparted to others. This way, the community as well as one's talent will continue to flourish


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