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March 8, 2005 Iloilo City, Philippines
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Audit on city's education subsidy urged

The education budget needs to be checked.

Iloilo flood control project underway

The Iloilo Flood Control Project (IFCP) is now ongoing.

Public urged to take precautionary measures vs. fire incidents

The public is being urged to take precautionary measures to prevent the occurrence of fires these summer season.

  Iloilo News Elementary Kids
Hounded by the embarrassing report that Iloilo City is lagging as far as quality of education in the elementary level is concerned, the City Council now wants an audit on the education subsidy released to the Division of Iloilo City Schools annually.

Transport groups at war over PB

Transport groups in the city and province of Iloilo have opposing views as to whether or not the city government should repeal the Perimeter Boundary Ordinance (PBO).


‘IPPO is doing well'

Iloilo Provincial Police Office (IPPO) provincial director Senior Supt. Efren Quintos told the Iloilo media that his office is doing well as regards the maintenance of the peace and order in the province.

Iloilo farmers oppose biotechnology

Farmers in the province of Iloilo strongly oppose the biotechnology that is being promoted by some Filipino scientists.

Dairy Fresh answer to malnutrition in Iloilo

Dairy Fresh products could be an answer to malnutrition in the province of Iloilo


Malay pumpboat operators fear displacement

Officers and members of the Malay Motorboat Multi-Purpose Cooperative who operate ferry service between Caticlan in the mainland and Boracay Island had expressed fears of displacement from their livelihood once the Magsaysay Maritime Corporation deploys its 75-passenger capacity classed steel hull ferry boats in the same route.

GMA back in Aklan in April 15

Even before she can wind up his provincial visit in Aklan on March 4, President Gloria Macapagl-Arroyo has announced she will be coming back to Aklan on April 15, 2005.

Tribu Silak is Dinagyang's entry in the Aliwan Fiesta 2005

Finally, it will be Tribu Silak who will officially represent the Dinagyang Festival of Iloilo City in this year's Aliwan Fiesta slated this coming April 21 to 23, 2005 in Manila .


The inseparable ‘twins'

By Nelson Robles

Without the White Coat
Ensuring a healthy workplace

By Dr. Florentino Alerta

My Brother-in-law & other stories
My doctor's advice

By Johnny S. Novera

Just Right
The Piatco Fiasco

By Atty. Cyril Regalado

Bridging the Gap:
The old hacienda system in Negros

By Henry Funtecha

On the DOT
Research is the lifeblood of tourism

By Atty. Helen Camarista


Iloilo Yearbook 2005

Get your copy of the Iloilo Yearbook now. You can buy directly at the TNT office or email us at marketing@the newstoday.info

Sneak preview of contents

About the yearbook


Rational Insanity

‘Ukay-ukay' again

By Brian Argos

Unusual Channel

Speak English like it's second nature

By Ma. Renette B. Uy


Of passions and happy discoveries

By Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

D.P.A (Straight from the camp)

Welcome to 6th RMG

By Francisco Lindero

The Antique Perspective

Quarrel over trivial matters

By Jun Escalona

Opinion Polls

As per survey… Filipinos are the happiest people in Asia , and 6th happiest people in the world. What do you think of the survey findings?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

Consumers Domain


By Ian Seruelo

Phoenix Picks

By Ronelo Ladiao


Iloilo feature Rafflesia in Mt. Napulak

World's largest flower blooms in Mt. Napulak

Around 20 budding and three full bloomed Rafflesia flowers scattered in a thickly forested area, about three hours walk from the foot of Mt. Napulak .

  Iloilo Feature Baluarte Elementary School

Baluarte Elementary School

Last March 1, 2005 the faculty, staff and students of Baluarte Elementary School in Molo, Iloilo City celebrated the 132 nd birth anniversary of its founder Don Rosendo M. Mejica.

Iloilo Feature Kathleen Denise Escarilla

Kathleen Denise Escarilla: A blooming lady on her debut @ Oh Shanghai!

Truly, the 18 th birthday in a girl's life radiantly turns her into a stunning lady who will face the world of glittering realities and shimmering adult life. Her heart will be filled with vigorous emotions and her consciousness will be opened to the fine things of life.