May 13, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Strike paralyzes public transportation in Iloilo, Aklan provinces

Public transport nearly ground to a halt in the provinces of Aklan and Iloilo as major transport groups joined the nationally coordinated transport strike to demand the removal of taxes on oil products and for the repeal of the Oil Deregulation Law.

...but fails to cripple city's economic activity

The transport strike in Iloilo City initiated by the Pinag-Isang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (PISTON) yesterday failed to cripple the business transactions here.

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A mother joining the protest action in support of the transport strike feeds her son

A mother joining the protest action in support of the transport strike feeds her son. The spiraling prices of oil products is said to aggravate the poverty situation in the country.

Guv to V-guv: 'Prepare to face oppression, grave abuse raps'

Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas will lead legal moves to counter succeeding graft raps filed by his nephew, Iloilo Vice Governor Rolex Suplico.

In a press conference called with Capitol reporters yesterday, the governor announced that oppression and grave abuse of authority charges are being readied.


Arroyo, Yap expected in new abattoir inauguration

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap are expected to grace the inauguration of the multi-million double A abattoir in Barangay Tacas, Jaro before the end of the month.

Janiuay mayor seeks SP help on inaction vs quarry operators

Mayor Bienvenido Margarico of Janiuay, Iloilo has now sought the intervention and assistance of the Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan relative to two formal complaints filed against two quarry operators in said town.

PRO 6 launches Project 'Pagdayaw'

Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 Director, Chief Superintendent Isagani R. Cuevas, yesterday awarded Certificates of Commendation to police personnel in the region who have graduated their post graduate studies and Bachelor of Laws recently.

Free ladderized education program to be made available at WVSU, WVCST

Incoming college freshmen who are interested to avail of a free ladderized education program must visit the office of Vice Mayor Jed Mabilog and Councilor Julienne Baronda.


Abaca pushed in Capiz

ROXAS CITY Capiz towns are stepping up their efforts to contribute to the country's goal of making the Philippines as the world's number 1 producer of abaca by 2010.

Antique cops usher ITP Torch Run

SAN JOSE, Antique – Chief Supt. Darius M. Tuason, Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 Deputy Regional Director for Administration, rallied the police personnel of Antique, under the leadership of Provincial Director Senior Supt. Ren T. Darroca, during this province's observance of the 8th PNP Transformation Torch Run.


Lowering oneself
anything under the sun
Marian apparitions (2)
Bridging the gap
The hablon industry in Iloilo: Fame and decline
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Eye Opener
In crisis look to the bigness of our God


Young Voice:
Limited Edition

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Health@Heart :
The Stem Cell Controversy

/ By Philip S. Chua

ROTC advocacy

/By Rolly Arcano

Comforts and appreciation

/By Kathy M. Villalon


Zarraga's Queen and King

Zarraga's Queen and King

Zarraga's queen this year is Lyza Menette Brazas, 15 and daughter of Nita and Leone Brazas of Zarraga. Her king escort is Jefferson Buenaventura, 19, son of Lucia and Jefrey Buenaventura of La Paz.

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Party Scenes

Despite a heavy downpour outside, close friends of power couple Judgee and Sarah Pena came to celebrate the former's birthday at their posh Ledesco home a few nights ago.

---------------------------------------- Go for adventure - Boracay Tropics style

Go for adventure - Boracay Tropics style

For visitors who have already visited Boracay or first-timers who want something more than beaches and shopping, try Boracay Tropics Resort Hotel's (BTRH) amazing adventure packages.''

---------------------------------------- On the Angels of War

On the Angels of War

Adventure, poignancy, grief, beauty, and tears. These are the gifts of magic delivered by printed words. Words that transport us from one place to another, to bring either glory or destruction.


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