March 31, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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AFP on RPA Janiuay ambush: 'Full support on PNP probe'

Any and all police actions on the Saturday ambush of three policemen in Januiay, Iloilo will get full backing of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) here.

Erap as graduation speaker gets mixed reactions

"Is he someone that our children should emulate?"

This was among the reactions of some parents of a graduating class of a private university here on the selection of ousted president Joseph Estrada as the school's speaker for this year's commencement exercises.

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A shanty is found under the new Carpenters bridge in Molo
photo contributed by r.ganzon

A shanty is found under the new Carpenters bridge in Molo district which is still undergoing construction. If not immediately given attention, this shanty could turn into a full-blown squatter's residence in the near future.

Javier widow hopes Cory will overcome illness

The widow of slain opposition leader and former Antique Gov. Evelio Javier has remained optimistic that former president Corazon "Cory" Aquino will surmount her affliction with cancer of the colon.


Business exec confident that coal power plant will get ECC

An Ilonggo business executive based in Manila fully believes that the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will grant an Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) to the proposed 164-megawatt coal-fired power plant of Global Business Power Corp. (GBPC) in Brgy. Ingore, Lapaz.

LGU actions vs water scarcity urged

As the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) kicks off its nationwide Earth Caravan this week, it is also urging local government units to work on basic steps to conserve water and protect their water sources.

NIA bares P30-M proposed projects

San Jose, Antique -- The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) here bared project proposals woth P30 Million to be funded under the 2008 General Appropriations Act, said Planning Officer Salvador Oredina.

CSC extends deadline for nominations to civil service awards

The deadline of submission of nominations to the Civil Service Commission’s nationwide 2008 Search for Outstanding Public Officials and Employees has been extended to April 17, 2008.


2008 IWAG awardees in Negros Occ.

Bacolod City -- The Philippine Information Agency announces this year's IWAG awardees from various schools and universities in Western Visayas.

Capiz to celebrate 107th foundation year

Roxas City -- A five-day activities are being prepared by the provincial government of Capiz from April 11 to 15 in view of the 107th anniversary of the establishment of its civil government.

PCA to promote 'buko' juice from aromatic coconuts

The Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) will promote the aromatic green dwarf (AROD) variety of coconuts as the principal source of sweet juice that is cherished by local and foreign consumers.


Regarding culture
Fearless forecast: women priests
Consumers Domain
Misinformation on Coal
Bridging the gap
Some Rizal landmarks in downtown Iloilo City
anything under the sun
Origins of place-names (12)
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Salute to the graduates


The Roadmap for Iloilo City

/By BenitoT. Jimena

Cheat codes

/By Kathy M. Villalon

Young Voice:
A Parent's Promise

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Res Gestae:
PNP's Alert Status is the country's peace and order status

/By Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Eye Opener:
Obedience to God

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong


My fair Farida

My fair Farida

FARIDA Pineda Kabayao's name has always been identified with theater and superb talent in this field.

She is the daughter of Gilopez and Corazon Kabayao, both musicians. Her siblings are musically inclined as well.


---------------------------------------- Easter Sunday fun at The Promenade

Easter Sunday fun at The Promenade

Kids were jumping up and down as they tried to catch the bubbles coming out from the bubble contraption being held by Clown Jason while parents and guardians were happy to see that their children were having a great time.


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Rudy Fernandez: An inspiration to athletes

NO, he's not the actor. For me, he's far greater than the actor that we know of. He's Rudy Fernandez, dubbed as the Iron Man of Asia, a one-legged triathlete who hails from Iloilo. Those who know him outside sports recognize him as one of the housemates of ABS-CBN's Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition.


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Sounds Familiar

Music has its own way of doing a very charitable and worthy cause.Take for example a dinner concert entitled Sounds Familiar with proceeds going to the Jaro Adventist Elementary School Endowment Fund. Indeed, musicians and memories fuse to give one enchanted night of familiar songs, mostly renditions of classical Broadway songs and pop.


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