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Frontpage Shoeman
This man appears oblivious of the current political bickerings among our top government officials as he keeps himself busy repairing shoes in his post outside Iloilo Central Market in order to feed his family. Photo by: A. CHRIS FERNANDEZ

Army overruns NPA lair; 1 soldier wounded

Government forces launched yesterday (Thursday) a surprise attack in a made-up camp of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) in Tapaz, Capiz.

Residents seek total revamp of Molo PNP

In the wake of the controversy haunting the Molo police precinct, concerned citizens in Molo district is asking Mayor Jerry Treñas to effect a total revamp of policemen in the said police station.

It's better late than never for 13 aeta couples in Guimbal

A mass wedding of thirteen aeta couples was held in Brgy. Igcocolo, Guimbal last Wednesday, October 5.

TNT launches Iloilo Yearbook 2005

The News Today, the most dynamic and interactive local newspaper in the region aims to make publication history by coming out with the first ever ILOILO YEARBOOK.

DA extends another P5M for new slaughterhouse project

City Mayor Jerry Treñas said the Department of Agriculture (DA) would extend another P5 million for the ongoing construction of Double A standard slaughterhouse in Barangay Tacas, Jaro.

SP probe up on fake NBI raids, NBI intel assets

The Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP) will conduct an investigation in aid of legislation relative to the raids made by a gang who introduced themselves as agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI). 

Non biodegradable wastes proliferate in coastal areas

The employees of the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources – Iloilo joined the coastal clean up last September 17, 2005 together with students and staff of John B. Lacson Colleges Foundation. The group were able to gather 40 kilos of wastes composed of plastics, soft drink cans, straws, candy and junkfood wrappers.

P4.1 M rice procurement fund set for Iloilo

The National Food Authority said that as the harvest season start to peak a level, farmers are best assured of  the  government readiness with  P4.1 million budget  appropriated for Iloilo province.

Ilonggo docs lead drive on breast cancer awareness

“It can be cured and we are here to help.”

AD/HD Club of Iloilo celebrates AD/HD Awareness Week

The AD/HD Club of Iloilo celebrates Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Awareness Week, this October 3 -9 with the theme: Identification, Impact and Intervention.


Young Ilongga shines in USA

A young girl of Filipino parents was awarded a certificate for her outstanding academic excellence under the President's Education Award Program for school year 2004-2005 in the United States of America. She received the award from no less than United States President George W. Bush last May 2005.

P124 million alloted for Aklan ARCs

Kalibo, Aklan—Since year 2002, the Department of Agrarian Reform- Asian Development Bank-Agrarian Reform Communities Project (DAR-ADB-ARCP) is the single biggest donor of foreign assistance that generated support to the five agrarian reform communities in Aklan in the amount of P124 M.


God Dog Exhibit

DOG GOD Exhibit


In support of the 400th anniversary of the University of Santo Tomas (UST), the office of its Secretary General and the UST Museum of Arts and Sciences formed the “Young Thomasian Artists Circle” (YTAC).

Sinamay House

Arevalo Sinamay House


Filipinos are fond of wearing their best clothing during special occasions: Wedding, christening, Christmas, parties, or Sunday masses. The style and design is as important as the fabric used. One of Filipinos finest fabric is in Iloilo’s weaving industry.

MassKara Festival

Bacolod MassKara Festival
Sigue Lang,,, Sigue Na! Bacolod Bato' Kita!


With the SEAGames coming up in November, MassKara Festival 2005 will have a Southeast Asian flavor to it. This will implement in the major activities of the festival which will accent on"The Masks of Southeast Asia".


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Carreon-Lagoc   Accents
Irritants, Incorporated
Alerta   Without the White Coat
NIASPAN… HDL (good cholesterol) raiser
Funtecha   Bridging the gap
Recreational activities of children during WWII
Combong- Pijuan   Serendipity
Gay Power
Robles   Polibiz
Why Madam Miriam needs our support
Uy   Unusual Channel
Sweet dreams are made of these
Beldia   Carpooling Loonies
Charlene spilled too much
Seruelo   Consumers Domain

E.O. 464 is unconstitutional

Lindero   Res Gestae
Counting the blessings
Novera   My Brother-in-law & Other Stories
We met the prophets


Ivan’s gift

The fullness of life

Quest for life’s meaning

Rational Insanity
The voyage of rediscovery