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October 25,2014 01:18 AM

By: Jennifer Ponsaran-Rendon

ILOILO CITY continues to buttress its reputation as one of the major BPO (business process outsourcing) havens in the country.

This, as STARTEK, Inc., a US-based BPO company, launched its standalone BPO office building at Two Global Center at Megaworld’s Iloilo Business Park in Mandurriao Friday, October 24.

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October 25,2014 01:16 AM

JOURNALISTS should go beyond event-oriented coverage and provide in-depth context and perspective when reporting health and wellness issues. They should also be more mindful about their own health and lifestyle, since many of them practice unhealthy lifestyles. The rising trend of non-communicable diseases among Filipinos should also be more than a cue for the public to adopt recommended lifestyle changes.

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October 25,2014 01:14 AM

By: Louine Hope Conserva

THE Department of Health (DOH) said the best way to prevent the entry of Ebola virus in the country is through stronger surveillance effort.

A physician working in New York hospital is latest person to test positive for Ebola, according to reports from the international media Friday.

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October 25,2014 01:12 AM

By: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.

THE Iloilo Business Club (IBC) confirmed that a casual employee off the Iloilo City government was assigned to the private organization.

Lea Lara, IBC executive director, said Robe Lazaro has been reporting to their office since the first term of Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog.

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October 25,2014 01:10 AM

By: Angelica L. Tapalla

A SIDEWALK vendor fell victim to a suspected counterfeiter in Oton, Iloilo Thursday evening.

Fruit vendor Belen Castillano said a man on board a motorcycle paid her with a fake P500 bill.

Police said counterfeiters have now become more sophisticated as the recovered bill had a serial number similar to that of the original money .

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Tragic refrain

October 25,2014 12:48 AM

By: Artchil B. Fernandez

ANOTHER Filipino died in the hands of a US serviceman. This is a tragic refrain to the never ending abuse and mistreatment Filipinos suffered since American troops landed in Philippine soil more than a century ago. Read more...

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October 25,2014 12:46 AM

By: Modesto P. Sao-noy

DURING the Media Night at GT Hotel on October 18, Councilor Jun Gamboa announced that the budget for media had already been approved. That was a surprise to most and they asked who got what and each said “not me”.  Read more...

Love should motivate all our actions

October 25,2014 12:44 AM

By: Fr. Czar Emmanuel Alvarez, OSA


Gospel Reading: Matthew 22,34-40

OUR GOSPEL reading this Sunday invites us to search our heart to determine what really motivates us in everything that we do. It is quite easy to lose sight of what is essential when we do and think about so many things simultaneously. Read more...

Double speak

October 25,2014 12:42 AM

By: Lucell Larawan

THERE are confusing actions which President Benigno Aquino should rethink: turning a blind eye on the PNP chief Purisima, and the Commission on Appointment’s promotion of officers implicated in the massacre of journalists in Maguindanao among others. Read more...

Much given, much expected

October 25,2014 12:40 AM

By: Fr. Roy Cimagala

WE are all familiar with that gospel lesson that those who have been blessed and gifted much, much is also expected and demanded. “Much will be required of the person entrusted with much, and still more will be demanded of the person entrusted with more.” (Lk 12,48) Read more...

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