May 19, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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2 recent deaths place Carles under 'Rabies-alert' status

After two confirmed rabies deaths within a month, provincial health officials placed a northern Iloilo town under the rabies "alert-threshold" status.

Ilonggo banker stunned on brutal RCBC heist-killings

Eighteen years in banking experience, more than half of it in the forefront of daily banking operations, an Ilongga bank manager expressed shared shock and wonder on the deadly bank heist of the RCBC in Laguna Friday.

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Lambunao cemetery which was hit by a landslide
A. Chris Fernandez

Residents look at the portion of the Lambunao cemetery which was hit by a landslide following heavy rains last week.

Only 40 barangays placed under state of calamity

The Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) declared only 40 of the city's barangays under the state of calamity. Three of the barangays included in the list of affected barangays were rejected by the legislative body for insufficient grounds.


Iloilo AIDS candlelight memorial set May 20

The 25th annual International AIDS Candlelight Memorial will be observed May 20, 2008 at 4:00 P.M. at the University Church of Central Philippine University, Iloilo City.

Improper postharvest practices affect rice production

Fifteen to 20 percent of rice production is affected by improper postharvest practices. This according to Department of Agriculture (DA) regional director Larry Nacionales.

POEA warns Ilonggo jobseekers vs illegal recruiters

Officer-in-Charge Rhea Glynda Calantas of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) – Iloilo Regional Extension Unit warned Ilonggos seeking employment abroad of illegal recruiters posing as employees of POEA.

Ilonggo showbiz writer slaps lawyer, Manila-based producer with 9 counts of Libel

A respected and well-loved Ilonggo entertainment writer filed before the Iloilo Provincial Prosecutors' Office nine counts of Libel against a Manila-based lawyer and producer.


IFJ hails start of trial of murdered radiomen's cases

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has welcomed the start of the trial of the murder case of Aklan broadcaster Rolando Ureta.

Malay exec, Boracay developer buck DENR complaint

A big property developer and Mayor Ciceron Cawaling of Malay town are bucking a graft complaint filed by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in connection with the moratorium on construction activities on Boracay Island.

PBSP opens Philippine BiD Challenge 2008

The Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) announces the opening of the "Philippine BiD Challenge 2008" and calls on individuals and groups with businesses -- whether already existing, about to start or still just an idea -- to take part and help stimulate economic activities in the communities.


Reporting on the Church
Bridging the gap
Iloilo's textile exports in the 19th C.
Free to Choose
Eye Opener
Make Global Prayer daily habit
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Balik sa Bohol, balik
anything under the sun
Marian apparitions (2)


Romanticizing with death

/ Jyh Ming Gonzales

Rational Insanity:
The Roxas City nightlife rocks!

/ Bryan Mari Argos

While I was sleeping


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


K. Dynelle

A closer glance at K. Dynelle

The growing number of beauty pageants in our country has become a pox for some have exploited our women in the most subtle of ways. Then came Ms. Teen Philippines, a contest that promotes the essence of being a youth of the Filipino community.

---------------------------------------- A night with Carmen and Gary

A night with Carmen and Gary

I was one of those fortunate souls who witnessed a famous songbird like Carmen Pateña when she performed with comedian Gary Lising at Hotel del Rio during one weekend.

---------------------------------------- POGS, Sanofi-Aventis

POGS, Sanofi-Aventis launch AHIP comics

Adolescent Health Issues and Perspectives (AHIP) Comics was launched by the PHILIPPINE OBSTETRICAL and GYNECOLOGICAL SOCIETY, Inc in cooperation with sanofi-aventis, on April 22, 2008, at Esca's Garden Restaurant.

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Earth Day at Kafe Binalaybay

Homegrown art, music and dances highlighted the Earth Day celebration at Kafe Binalaybay last April 27, 2008.

In the morning, Momo Dalisay held an exhibit, followed by talks by the Paranormal Society of Iloilo and the Philosophical Society of Iloilo.


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