May 26, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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Aklan bishop opposes plan to put up a casino in Boracay

The Diocese of Kalibo has raised opposition to renewed plans to put up a casino on Boracay Island, barely five years after President Macacapal-Arroyo ordered a similar plan shelved.

Cops secure witness in vice mayor's killing

Police now have in protective custody a male witness in Thursday's killing of Ajuy Vice Mayor Ramon Rojas Jr.

This, as police manhunt on the two male assailants continues and widens throughout Iloilo towns particularly in the northern coastal areas.

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Children sift through the ashes of the fire that gutted seven houses in Brgy. Rizal Pala-Pala 2

Children sift through the ashes of the fire that gutted seven houses in Brgy. Rizal Pala-Pala 2 Thursday evening hoping to find metal scraps that they could sell for money.

Pneumonia 3rd killer disease in Iloilo City

An international group with a vision to reduce the risk of childhood death and disability through sustained use of Hib vaccine (Haemophilus influenzae type B) urged the Philippine government to include in its national immunization program the pneumonia vaccination.


DPWH keen on road improvement to Iloilo Airport

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) region VI is keen on completing the improvement of the Pavia-Sta. Barbara-Iloilo Road leading to the new Iloilo Airport.

City government, NGOs to hold 'Hinun-anon sa Ciudad'

Iloilo City officials will face their constituents in a first ever accountability dialogue to check if elected officials have kept their campaign promises in the 2007 elections.

Pa survives hacking of angry-son; Body of 9 yr old drowning victim found

A father and son domestic squabble turned near tragic in Lumbayan, Lambunao, Iloilo with the father now hospitalized for hack wounds.

PRO 6 distributes 29 motor vehicles

Several police stations here will have new patrol vehicles after the Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 has received 29 motor vehicles from Directorate for Logistics (DL), Camp Crame, Quezon City recently.


Kalahi projects, prime mover in peace building capability between gov't, rebels

The Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI-CIDSS): Kapangyarihan at Kaunlaran sa Barangay contributed much in the peace building capabilities between the government and the rebel groups specifically with the members of the New Peoples Army-Communist Party of the Philippines (NPA-CPP) in the entire country including Western Visayas.

Medical specialist from Manila to visit Antique

SAN JOSE, Antique -- A team of Medical Specialist from different prestigious hospitals in Manila will be coming over to Antique on June 5-6, 2008 to conduct a medical mission especially for indigent patients of the towns of Hamtic, San Jose and nearby municipalities.

354 applicants vie for 225 slots for new cops in WV

The recruitment process for Police Officers One (POIs) at Police Regional Office 6, Camp Delgado, Iloilo City is nearing its end, as the remaining 354 applicants undergo the panel interview since Monday (May 19).


Recovering ourselves through Mary
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
Free to Choose
anything under the sun
Marian apparitions (2)


A wedding and a funeral

/ Jyh Ming Gonzales

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


TOT'S World Under the Sea

TOT'S World Under the Sea

Parents just loved to give a children's party especially when their tot one is as lovely and cuddly as Little Trisha, the darling of young enterprising couple Patrick and Thursday Ortiz- Honrado of Roxas City.


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Alberto Louis Tan Barros: Living for something worthwhile

We discover that Owie is a very creative person who never wastes his time and talent. The Robinsons Design Lab is not the only challenge that has been posed to Owie at such a young age. Together, let's uncover more about Owie through this interview.

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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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