May 2, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Land dispute arises in Guimaras paradise resort

First it was illegal construction. Now the legal woes worsen for a returning New Zealand-based Filipina investor named defendant with three others in a land dispute involving one of Iloilo's famed families.

'No hanky-panky,' Ilonggo Tricare doc swears on Iloilo dealings

Four years into his medical practice, almost three years of which as a Tricare physician, Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Felix Ray Villa speaks up on the controversy. And he will stand by his practice, he vowed, and will stand by his 'boss,' Dr. Evangeline Johnson and two other Tricare doctor-colleagues – Dr. Robert Jacobo (Family Medicine) and Internist Dr. Cherry Lee. Their group is known as the Global Medical Network (GMN), accredited by Tricare in November 2005.

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members of cause-oriented groups continue to bring to the rallies their innocent children
a. chris fernandez

Despite repeated warnings from the Department of Social Welfare and Development, members of cause-oriented groups continue to bring to the rallies their innocent children just like this mother who joined yesterday's Labor Day rally at the provincial capitol grounds.

Iloilo readies for regional out-of-school youths encampment

Preparations are up for the 26th regional summer life skills encampment for the 1,200 out-of-school youths of Western Visayas slated May 12-17 to be held in Maasin, Iloilo.


Sen. Roxas to grace talk on food and other issues

A "Consultation on Food and Other National Issues" is scheduled Saturday, May 3, 2008 at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol to be attended by Ilonggo Sen. Mar Roxas.

Police lost track on medical condition of shooting victim

Police has lost track on the whereabouts of Alfonso Jonathan Tan after the families of the latter reportedly refused to cooperate with the police investigators.

Tigum-Aganan rainwater harvesting project wins WB competition

The Rainwater Harvesting project of Tigum-Aganan Watershed Management Board (TAWMB) won first in the category on the theme "Building partnerships for effective local governance," Panibagong Paraan, among 530 entries nationwide.


Senate to hear Western Visayans' voice on CARP extension

ROXAS CITY – The Senate Committee on Agrarian Reform chaired by Senator Gregorio "Gringo" Honasan will conduct a regional consultative meeting to deliberate on the proposed legislative measures relating to the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) on Friday, May 2, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Nesta's Garden Hall here.

The Lopez Family fund-raising for the Taos Puso Foundation

Taos Puso Foundation Incorporated (TPFI) invites one and all to a rare look and chance to own personal collections of the Lopez Family. Yet more importantly, help in the continuing civic and livelihood works of the foundation aimed at helping the poorest of the poor of Iloilo and Guimaras.

Former child beauty titlist is historic town fiesta queen

ROXAS CITY – Nineteen-year-old Mary Kris Capunong Balatayo is this year's fiesta queen of  Pan-ay, Capiz, one of the country's oldest and historic towns.


Ethics in crisis
Bridging the gap
Patadyong weaving in Sta. Barbara, Igbaras, Iloilo
Walk with me!
Eye Opener
In crisis look to the bigness of our God
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Summer getaway
anything under the sun
Origins of place names (15)


Health@Heart :
Deadly MDR TB

/ By Philip S. Chua

Res Gestae:
Send, O Lord, Holy Apostles into your Church

/By Francisco Linder Jr.

Rational Insanity:
Leading from within – a leadership paradigm for the new millennium

/ By Bryan Mari Argos

Young Voice:
When the fights are worth it

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Dancing with cancer

/By Kathy M. Villalon

Cultural activism in Iloilo City

/By Rhea B. Peñaflor


Dinopol, Gonzalez are Miss Teen Phils – Panay

Dinopol, Gonzalez are Miss Teen Phils – Panay

Iloilo City's contenders for the prestigious Miss Teen Philippines search are Kchyrziahshayne Dynelle Venus Dinopol, 16 and Joanna Ignacio Gonzalez, 15. They bested 10 others during the Panay-wide finals last April 19, 2008 at Robinsons Place Iloilo.

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Pink night for Marie Jean

Almost everybody wore pink as they came to Cleopatra's Barge at Amigo Terrace Hotel to toast the birthday celebrator that night. She's no less than the hotel's manager, Marie Jean Cordero, who looked dazzling in a sexy red number.

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Mangga Guhit: An expression of an artist's heart

The country of mangoes - Guimaras celebrated its 15th Manggahan Festival last April 9 to 20, 2008. Tourists have been splurging in the abundance of fresh and pure country air. Many were impressed with the panoramic agricultural farm's green landscapes marked with huge patches of the famed mango trees.

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Miss Universe visits Casitas Resto Bar

Beauty queen and talented actress Ms. Gloria Diaz was a recent visitor to Iloilo City when she was asked to be one of the judges for the prestigious Mutya Ng Guimaras 2008 pageant, part of the island province's Manggahan Festival.


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