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Probe Sonalan, JPT orders

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas has ordered the City Legal Officer Edgar Gil to investigate lawyer Reynaldo Sonalan.

'Unfazed' Gallar sued before Ombudsman

Iloilo Provincial Administrator Manuel Mejorada filed Thursday afternoon with the Deputy Ombudsman for the Visayas a complaint against 3rd District Board Member Emmanuel Gallar for allegedly faking the attendance sheets of a consultation meeting in order to pocket public funds.

  Iloilo News :Jalandoni Bridge
A group of children tries on the new Jalandoni Bridge which is a pet project of Senate President Franklin Drilon. The P47.5 million project which will be opened to public use soon is expected to help ease traffic flow in the city proper.

Mayors affirm support for Arroyo

Mayors of different cities in the Philippines have affirmed their support for President Arroyo amidst talks of an ongoing plot to unseat her.


Shorter cop wannabes now accepted

Police wannabes who are vertically challenged can now aim high and reach for their dreams.

Cops face blank wall in Estancia shooting

Estancia police are facing a blank wall on the identity and the motives behind the attempt on the life of Arnie Pullan, executive secretary of Mayor Rene Cordero.

Igbaras mayor fires back, sues accuser

It's payback time for Igbaras Mayor Jaime Esmeralda, who filed administrative charges against his accuser, Sanggunian Bayan member Vicente Escorpion.

Developer agrees to excavate Creek

A subdivision developer has agreed to excavate portions of Dungon creek it had backfilled.

Iloilo City 6th place in Gawad Pangulo sa Kapaligiran

Even if Iloilo City only landed in the sixth place in the 2004 Gawad Pangulo sa Kapaligiran highly urbanized category, Mayor Jerry Treñas believes their effort is paying off.

7 groups to vie in Badiangan's Pandayan Festival 2005

Seven contesting groups will vie for this year's Pandayan Festival of the Municipality of Badiangan on June 18, 2005.

City geared up for June 12 as Treñas calls for sobriety

Iloilo City is all set to celebrate the 107th Independence Day this Sunday, June 12.


The rage of Mayor Bungangera
Unusual Channel
Happiness is YOU
Consumers Domain
Axis of Evil
Combong - Pijuan  
Ah Men! (An Introduction to Men 101)
Bridging the gap
Iloilo's pre-Spanish development
on the dot
Kabugana-an sang Western Visayas sa Intramuros
Without the Whitecoat
Malaria… not just a mosquito bite
Welcome, Soldier!


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


My Brother-in-law & other stories

Mountain by the sea

By Johnny P. Novera

Echo Zone

Thank You

By Florence Hibionada

Smart Exercise, Ultimate Body

The benefits of adding “good” FAT to your diet

By Mike Chua


Cost of living vs. capacity to pay

Opinion Polls

Do you believe that Iloilo is JUETENG free? Why?

By Marichel Teves-Magalona

Eye Opener

Political bickerings amidst nation's sufferings

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Rational Insanity

The law according to me

By Bryan Mari Argos

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

Learning bits

By Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

Antique in Perspective

Education, No.1 in Gov. Perez's priority list

By Jun Escalona


Agho Island

Nature's best at Agho Island

Unrivaled sunrise and sunset. Privacy. White sand beach. And Of course, ipil-ipil trees everywhere.These are the scenes you will see in Agho Island, a private, eight-hectare island that's situated 30 minutes away from the mainland of Concepcion town.

  Linabuan National HighSchool

Aklan's Linabuan National High School
Empowering students, teachers and the community

Linabuan National High School in Linabuan Norte, Kalibo, Aklan won the national award as “Community IT Center” School in the recently concluded Department of Trade and Industry Personal Computers for Public High Schools (PCPS) Best Practice Awards 2005.