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Continuous budget for int'l airport assured

The New Iloilo Airport Development Project is assured of a continuous budget.

Human rights advocates to solons: Pass anti-torture law now

Human rights advocates renewed its call for the immediate passage of anti-torture law left hanging in the 12 th Congress. With continuing calls for support, a nationwide move to hasten the passage and increase awareness on the need for anti-torture law reached Iloilo bearing yet grimmer statistics

  Iloilo News: Maasin Watershed
These lush vegetation in Maasin watershed badly needs rain in order to keep water level at the Maasin Dam back to normal.

MIWD asks DA for cloudseeding; water rationing continues

Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) has already requested the Department of Agriculture to conduct cloud seeding operations to impede the low water level at the Maasin Dam.


Jalandoni bridge inaugurated soon

The multi-million Jalandoni bridge is set to be inaugurated in two weeks.

Tax collection measures gaining ground

Revenue District Officer Ricardo Espiritu said that so far the tax collection measures which his office has been implementing are gaining ground and Iloilo tax payers are finding the local Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Office “very helpful”.

NCMB – Iloilo: Zero strike for 1st quarter of 2005

The first quarter of 2005 was peaceful with no record of strikes in the province and city of Iloilo from establishments either commercial, industrial or educational institutions that have Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), the National Conciliation Mediation Board – Iloilo  (NCMB- Iloilo) of the Department of Labor and Employment said.

RTWPB now assessing wage petitions

The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in Region 6 revealed that it has now received two wage petitions for an across the board wage increase of P100. 

Tubong-tubong ‘05 festival  draws  wider support

The 4th Tubong-tubong Festival of Tubungan town, which had its highlight of celebration last May 1, 2005, drew a comparatively wider support from the participating barangays, the neighboring towns and government agencies in the province.


Mrs. Treñas must beware
Unusual Channel
Of twisted heart and of being brain dead
Consumers Domain
Fend for yourselves!?
Bridging the gap
Guangzho, home of Pancit Canton
on the dot
We get the kind of tourists we deserve
Without the Whitecoat
Mercury in the dinner table… a fish story


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

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Wrong tool for the job

Rational Insanity

Kindred spirits

By Bryan Mari Argos

D.P.A.(Straight from the Camp)

"Good-to-believe" stories

By Francisco B. Lindero Jr.


Hell hath no fury

By Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

Opinion Polls

Do you support the decision of advertisers to withdraw from showbiz talk shows showing sex video scandals? Why?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

Eye Opener

Pres. Arroyo should do the Roosevelt in time of crisis

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

My Brother-in-law & other stories

My second job

By Johnny P. Novera


Elsie Flores - Gancia

Mrs. Elsie Flores-Gancia: From dream to reality

Leo Buscaglia said in his book 'Living, Loving and Learning:' “Life is like an on-stage play. You get to change characters, scripts or audience. Each scene could be of joy or pain but you have the choice. If want to change plot change…if you want to change the whole scene change."

  Bacolod Chicken Haus

Next best to home cooking

In our busy routine, a hearty meal with friends, family or loved ones is one we don't want to miss. We would even adjust our schedules.