May 23, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Ajuy Vice Mayor shot dead, suspects still hunted

Two motorcycle-riding armed men shot dead an Iloilo town vice mayor who was having his usual early morning walk at dawn yesterday.

PGMA underscores importance of defeating insurgency in achieving economic growth

BACOLOD CITY -- President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo stressed Thursday the importance of a long-lasting peace and a secured community in attaining economic growth.

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Workers at the Muelle Loney wharf take a rest

Workers at the Muelle Loney wharf take a rest under a cargo truck after taking their lunch.

GMA lauds Western Visayas tourism

BACOLOD CITY -- President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo lauded Thursday developments in Western Visayas' tourism industry, emphasizing another tourism destination in Region 6 particularly in the southern part of Negros Occidental.


COA scores Capitol anew, demands explanation on over P3.3M 'donations'

Over P3.3 million in assistance made by the Iloilo Provincial Government (IPG) to some 22 people's organizations have been questioned by the Commission on Audit (COA).

Rabies cases in City drop in 1st quarter

Rabies cases in Iloilo City decreased in the first quarter of 2008 compared to last year of the same period. The City Health Office (CHO) has registered 271 cases of dog bites in the first four months of this year. No deaths has been recorded.

CHO records 26 typhoid cases in first 3 months of 2nd quarter

The City Health Office (CHO) has recorded 26 cases of typhoid and paratyphoid fever in the first three months of the second quarter of this year.

Construction of Iloilo flood control project ahead of schedule

The construction of the Iloilo Flood Control Project (IFCP) is ahead of schedule based on the revised completion target, the first quarter report of the regional monitoring committee led by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) showed.


Iloilo-Caticlan, Iloilo-Hongkong routes mulled

A request for an Iloilo-Caticlan-Iloilo airline route was brought up by Ben Jimena, Iloilo City tourism officer before the management of Philippine Airlines during a press conference of the latter held yesterday at the Iloilo Grand Hote

Police prevents NPAs atrocities in Aklan

KALIBO, Aklan -- Police here claimed that the recent threat of atrocity from suspected members of the New People's Army (NPA) in Buruanga town was successfully prevented.

'Dali na sa Capiz' show captivates spectators

ROXAS CITYA musical-dance presentation has treated with awe the spectators last May 19 at the SM Activity Center in Iloilo City in line with the "SM Fiestas in the City" celebration.


Bridging the gap
Influx of businessmen, traders and workers in Iloilo, 19th c.
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
A negative summer
Eye Opener
Wake up call for Centralians
Reporting on the Church
Free to Choose
anything under the sun
Marian apparitions (2)


Tamiflu, the anti-flu virus medication

/Philip S. Chua

Res Gestae:
PNP's Integrated Transformation Program: Ambitious?

/Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Point Blank:
ICHPC vs. Atty. Gil

/By Erly Garcia

Young Voice:
The truth about ice cream

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Romanticizing with death

/ Jyh Ming Gonzales

Rational Insanity:
The Roxas City nightlife rocks!

/ Bryan Mari Argos

While I was sleeping



Earl designs

Earl designs his way to success

These days, Earl Auric Jimenea's attention is focused on preparing for the Robinsons Design Lab finals on June 15, 2008. He is one of the four finalists who will showcase his surprise designs on the said date.

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Culinary kids create yummy treats

It was indeed a summer filled with fun, creativity and cooking when kids ages four to 12 years old completed the 1st Culinary Kids Workshop held at Maki Japanese Restaurant conducted by Pauline Gorriceta-Banusing.

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Smart goes to Boracay

SMART Communications, Inc. went to Boracay for the Smart Summer Samahan Year 3 last May 3. Of course, me too!

While on the road from Roxas City to Caticlan in Aklan, Smart's tarpaulins were seen everywhere. It stated, "Who Will Join?"

---------------------------------------- Dancing to clear skies; The 1st Balbagan Festival

Dancing to clear skies: The 1st Balbagan Festival

The first summer rains usually pour on the 15th of May every year in this part of the country. But on that day in the town of Binalbagan, its Patron Saint San Isidro Labrador seemed to bless the 1st Balbagan Festival and 436th Annual Town Fiesta with clear skies.


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