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    [OPINION] Port of Iloilo isn’t Shanghai

    LET’S not be too excited to believe hook, line, and sinker that the Port of Iloilo in Loboc, Bo. Obrero district in Iloilo City, can be instantly transformed into a major international gateway once the International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has finished infusing some P8.7 billion for its development program. Opinion

    [OPINION] The bag of promises of a repackaged Dinagyang

    The newly-formed Iloilo Festival Foundation, Inc. (IFFI) would like to captivate public interest this early by presenting a repackaged Dinagyang Festival starting January 2020. The group laid down the concept and showed the big picture to illustrate what it meant when they described a Dinagyang that is bigger and better. Opinion

    [OPINION] Pimentel’s attack against PECO is inappropriate

    IF they continue to treat the Panay Electric Company (PECO) like one of those Bilibid heinous crime inmates scandalously released by Faeldon and his corrupt cohorts, Ilonggos might be emboldened to rally behind the beleaguered power firm owned by the Cacho family. Opinion

    [OPINION] Did PECO die the way Rasputin was killed?

    After losing its franchise in January 2019, Panay Electric Company (PECO) refused to die like Grigori Rasputin, who was supposed to die immediately after being made to eat a cyanide-laced cake prepared by Prince Yussupov. Opinion

    The Big Ride in the Bike City

    The Iloilo bike community takes pride of its growing biking community and the gradual realization of infrastructures that support non-motorized transportation. Towards this end, Iloilo City received the award as the Most Bike-Friendly City during the PhilBike Expo in 2018. Opinion

    [EDITORIAL] Baronda, the NUP fighter

    It only took the will and courage of a woman to kill any hopes for Panay Electric Company (PECO) to revive on their second attempt its franchise at the House committee on legislative franchises. Opinion

    The Cure Within Us

    We live in a world where we are surrounded by this so called “social norm”, and how, we humans react and adapt to this, and how we perceive these things around us greatly affects our behaviour and our way of living in a certain society or place. Opinion

    Designated scapegoat

    Much has been said about the controversial Good Conduct Time Allowance or GCTA Law and the Senate has done its share in investigating the execution of the law but up to this day, there is no certainty yet as to who will be made to pay for the abuses and excesses that resulted in freeing those convicted felons of the heinous crimes. Opinion

    Why teenage pregnancy is a development issue

    By examining the statistics on teenage pregnancy, the Forum for Family Planning and Development (The Forum) showed the severity of the problem and it illustrated why this is a development issue. Opinion

    After 3 years Dragon’s killers still unknown

    It seems nobody is interested anymore to identify the real killers of Western Visayas’ alleged drug lord Melvin “Boyet” Odicta Sr. alyas “Dragon” and his wife, Merriam. Opinion