April 14, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Javier, Coloso not our targets—NPA

The Napoleon Tumagtang Command of New People's Army (NPA) Southern Front-Panay denied the allegation of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) that Congressman Exequiel Javier and Mayor Elizabeth Coloso were their main targets in the ambush that they staged in Brgy. Aningalan, San Remigio Antique last week which killed two Army soldiers and wounded two others.

Sullivan speaks up on Capitol exit, decries 'awol' talks

Take it or leave it. For one of the most outstanding treasurers Iloilo province ever had, it was a handed 'choice' – leave it.

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This portion of Rizal Street, City Proper at the back of the Iloilo Terminal Market

This portion of Rizal Street, City Proper at the back of the Iloilo Terminal Market has become narrow because part of the road is being used by traders as stacking area of their goods. This situation causes traffic congestion in the area especially during peak hours. Attention: Traffic Management and Engineering Unit.

Intensify pneumonia vaccination program, expert urges gov't

The government should prioritize health programs that centers on the prevention of pneumonia among young children. Pneumonia, the number ten cause of child mortality in the country, is a disease that could be prevented through vaccination.


Ocean Jet crew save 6-yr old forced by pa in suicide jump at sea

A 6 year-old girl was rescued in the rough sea waters off Guimaras Island Saturday morning after forcibly taken in an apparent suicide jump of her father.

ATO sets final hearing on terminal fee increase in Iloilo Airport

The Air Transportation Office (ATO), now the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), has set on April 17 its final hearing for the New Iloilo Airport terminal fee increase to be held at the airport conference room.

DILG probes Tigbauan execs' field trip

Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Iloilo provincial office will take an official look into the field trip of municipal officials and employees of Tigbauan, Iloilo.

Task Force Asis clears sidewalk of illegal structures

City Mayor Jerry Treñas said the Task Force Asis has started to clear the sidewalks of illegal structures in accordance to the city's ordinance prohibiting illegal structures along the sidewalks. Makeshift structures bearing the "Uswag Iloilo" slogan are not spared.


Malunggay-based recipes forthcoming says DepEd

The development and standardization of malunggay-based recipes for in-school feeding is set to be completed on the second part of the workshop set on April 20-25, 2008.

Nominations for best government workers extended

The Civil Service Commission CSC announced that it is extending the deadline of submission of nominations for the 2008 Search for Outstanding Public Officials and Employees.

New Capiz festival like 'rain in summer'

Roxas City – Department of Tourism (DOT) Supervising Tourism Operations Officer lawyer Helen J. Camarista likened to a rain in summer Capiz's new festivity dubbed "Capiztahan" for breathing fresh air into the local tourism program.


anything under the sun
Origins of place names (14)
Immersed in God
A love story
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
How to mend a broken heart 2
Bridging the gap
Some Rizal landmarks in downtown Iloilo City
Consumers Domain
Misinformation on Coal


Cultural activism in Iloilo City

/By Rhea B. Peñaflor

Eye Opener:
Where are our graduates heading for?

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Just the way you are

/By Kathy M. Villalon

Wanted: A tougher Medical Act in the Philippines

/ By Florence F. Hibionada

Young Voice:
Birthday Presence

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia


Pilita Corrales

Pilita Corrales: Asia's Queen of Songs visits Iloilo

Pilita Corrales is the undisputed Asia's Queen of Songs. In her four decades as a musical artist, she has produced 135 albums.

----------------------------------------Mid-Summer Night Dining

Mid-Summer Night Dining

Top and well-respected businessman and restaurateur Edward Yee and his creative wife Shobe Kon-Yee of Cake Stop, gave an al fresco dinner in their sprawling lush garden at the posh Ledesco Village.


PASSAD: Bringing Ilonggo workmanship to the world

When abroad, have you ever marveled at the workmanship of a furniture? And despite being expensive, you buy it anyway because you want to have that in your home as well as boast to friends that you imported such fabulous piece from, say, Italy?

----------------------------------------Czarina Villegas, ballerina

Czarina Villegas, ballerina

Ashley Merrill. Balabina Feyanew. Chenchikova Olga. Højlund Tina. Lindqvist Marie.

These are the names of some famous ballerinas. Who knows, an Ilongga might make it to the list and it could be Czarina Othelie Dawn Villegas.


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