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Ex-NPA 'district secretary' nabbed

A case of “mistaken identity” proved fruitful after the operatives of Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG-6) nabbed a former “district secretary” of the New People's Army (NPA).

Tupas urges MIWD to help guard watershed

Concerned with the dwindling water supply in Iloilo , Governor Niel D. Tupas Sr. urged the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) management to help guard the Maasin watershed.

  Iloilo News Boracay Tourist
Foreigners flock to Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan as tourist season reaches its peak during summer time. PNS

IRC now has more than 700 inmates

Provincial warden Juan Mabugat is getting impatient with the slow pace completion of the new Iloilo Rehabilitation Center in Brgy. Nanga, Pototan, Iloilo.


Fire damages up

More worth of assets had turned into “ashes” as the estimated damages caused by fire in the region went up by 24.08 percent.

Firearms registration extended until September

The Police Regional Office (PRO-6) has lengthened the registration of unlicensed firearms until September 30, 2005 .

Treñas mulls local ID system

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas is considering the establishment of a local ID (identification) system here.


Panay, Guimaras observe 60 th anniv of liberation

The islands of Panay and Guimaras are set to observe the 60 th anniversary of liberation, this March 17 and 18, playing host to dignitaries from allied nations and from some countries with embassies in the Philippines.

DA pushes for hybrid corn as third crop

The Department of Agriculture (DA) 6 has been advising farmers to adopt hybrid corn instead of rice for their third crop, as this requires zero tillage, if planted right away after rice is harvested , when soil is still moist.

Processed food sunrise industry of Negros Occ.

The processed food industry, a viable source of income and employment for the province, is highly regarded as a sunrise industry, said Lea T. Gonzales, Caretaker, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Negros Occidental Provincial Office.  


Miriam does not want to be part of the mob

By Nelson Robles

Without the White Coat
A different kind of Food Poisoning

By Dr. Florentino Alerta

My Brother-in-law & other stories
Travelling business class

By Johnny S. Novera

Just Right
The Piatco Fiasco

By Atty. Cyril Regalado

Bridging the Gap:
Spanish ‘encomiendas' in Panay

By Henry Funtecha

On the DOT
Adaptive reuse

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

Diet easy in ten steps

By Brian Argos

Unusual Channel

The Secret

By Ma. Renette B. Uy


Living my best life

By Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

D.P.A (Straight from the camp)

Welcome to 6th RMG (Part II)

By Francisco Lindero

Opinion Polls

Why are Filipino women considered ideal wives and greatest mothers?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

Consumers Domain

Of petty trapos & their ilk

By Ian Seruelo

Phoenix Picks

By Ronelo Ladiao

Philippine English (I)

By Roger Rueda


Iloilo Feature: Buffet Plaza

Buffet Plaza 's delectable culinary treat

Be captivated and delighted with their breakfast menus available for 148 pesos that serves numerous varieties of salad, derails, congee bar, luscious waffles, fish, beef, cold cuts along with plain or garlic rice of your choice.

  Iloilo Feature: Ma'am Adrienne Veloso

An ordinary teacher's reverie to teach and inspire

They say teaching is the noblest profession. A teacher can be a friend, adviser, counselor or someone who can share a piece of compassion within your weary soul.

Iloilo Feature: PJ Arañador's RIVER

PJ Arañador's River!

River… smoothing cascading as it flows, murmuring beyond memory and filling one's journey into the bliss of elemental fashion. In celebration of the Second Iloilo Jetski   Competition , the JCIP Metro Iloilo Dinagyang presented River, a summer 2005 swimwear fashion show.