April 3, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Public warning out vs. fake doc in hotel-based cosmetic surgery

One of the growing industries in the Philippines is the world of aesthetic surgery recorded to have generated between P10 to P25 billion in the past years.

'Why only now?,' DOH lady exec bewails renewed attacks on administration

Nothing but rehashed issues from the past and a consolidated demolition job. And while at it, an unfair attack on innocent Health Department employees and officials of the region now seemingly caught in the 'crossfire.'

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Department of Health (DOH) Region 6 officials led by regional director Lydia Depra-Ramos (far right)

Department of Health (DOH) Region 6 officials led by regional director Lydia Depra-Ramos (far right) answer one by the one the allegations raised in an earlier report by The News Today's Florence Hibionada.

Traders offer recommendations to avert rice crisis

Efforts to avert a rice crisis in the country should focus on ensuring water supply to farms, greater credit access to farmers and providing experts and technology especially in the rural areas, an official of a national organization of rice millers and traders said.


Iloilo gears up for 107th Semana Sang Iloilo celebration

Iloilo Province is gearing up for the 107th Semana sang Iloilo celebration on April 8 to 11, 2007. This year's theme is "Kultura kag Turismo: Padulong sa Mainuswagon nga Pala-abuton."

WV Maritime Group chief cop is 'Best Senior Field Officer'

Western Visayas Philippine National Police Maritime Group (PNP-MARIG) regional officer Cornelio Salinas is MARIG's "best senior field officer" for three straight years.

'Bantay Abuso' put up in 12 pilot villages in Iloilo City

The local government unit here established "Bantay Abuso" projects in 12 pilot barangays to help women and children who have fallen victims to violence.

Iloilo farmers to train at RP's first climate school

Some 90 farmers in Dumangas town will train in the climate field school established in the municipality.


Aklan solon favors CARP extension

KALIBO, Aklan -- Aklan Rep. Florencio Miraflores favors the extension of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) although he is not a member of the agrarian reform committee in the lower house.

DOLE notes drop in laid-off workers

This was announced by the Department of Labor and Employment. The Labor department disclosed that based on the record of the Bureau of Labor and Employment Statistics, the said retrenchments and layoffs of workers dropped during the first semester of year 2007.

Kabankalan City coop launches members' savings operation

The Kabankalan Government Employees Multi-Purpose Cooperative (KABGEM) launches its Members Saving Operation (MSO) Program to better serve the existing 772 members.


Divine Mercy and saying sorry
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Mending a broken heart
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)


Res Gestae:
Duty first vs. family centeredness

/By Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Bleed myself dry

/By Kathy M. Villalon

Young Voice:
Birthday Presence

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Eye Opener:
Mar Roxas at ASU graduation rites

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

The Roadmap for Iloilo City

/By BenitoT. Jimena


1st Towil Awards

1st Towil Awards

The Honorable Julienne "Jam" Baronda of the Iloilo City Council and Chairperson for the Committee on Women and Family Relations together with H.A.L.I.G.I. Foundation, Inc. headed by The Honorable Vice Mayor Jed Mabilog recently presented awards to The Outstanding Women of Iloilo City (TOWIL) 2008 at the Fountain Area of the Robinson's Place 1loilo.

----------------------------------------Dorcas House: Sheltering children

Dorcas House: Sheltering children

DORCAS House is a temporary shelter for abandoned, neglected, abused and welfare dependent children ages 0 to 12 years. It is totally supported by Hope Ministries Inc. The name "Dorcas" was taken from a Biblical character in Acts 9:36, a woman disciple who ministered to the poor and the needy

----------------------------------------More Chinese cuisine at Grand Palace

More Chinese cuisine at Grand Palace and some dining etiquette

The Grand Palace Restaurant at the Iloilo Grand Hotel launched more exciting must-haves in their already vast and appetiting whetting menu.

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Ice cold Beer & Summer

What is it about ice cold beer that makes one long for it especially on a hot summer day or night?

Well, The News Today had ice cold San Miguel Pale Pilsen during the launching of SMB's Summer Events last March 14 at Smallville.


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