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Dinagyang cleanup   Enlarge this image
Workers from the city's Office of Public Services clean up the rubbish left by revelers in the just concluded Dinagyang Festival.
A. Chris Fernandez    

Iloilo's most wanted person falls

Police authorities have finally captured Iloilo's number one on the most wanted persons list.

The best Dinagyang ever

That was how City Mayor Jerry Treñas assessed the just concluded Dinagyang celebrations.

After Dinagyang, city celebrates Chinese New Year

The Chinese-Filipino community of Iloilo will celebrate Tuesday, January 31, its 2006 Chinese New Year with parade, lion dances, firecrackers and cultural presentation reflecting the rich Chinese culture.


GMA skips off political, security issues

An evasive President Arroyo refused answering questions involving political or security issues during a media interaction here over the weekend.

Arroyo orders release of P1.5 billion for education and infra projects

President Arroyo has ordered the release of a total of P1.5 billion to fund government projects on education and infrastructure.

'One village, one project' pushed

Notices and invitations were sent and duly received. Four of the five mayors confirmed yet come training-workshop days, trainors and project proponents were similarly dejected on the no-show of the invited resource persons. Yet for Guimaras Representative Edgar Espinosa, the plans and projects will continue even as he expressed frustration and disappointment on the initial rebuff from the town mayors of three Guimaras towns.

PGMA echoes gov't plan to convert Mandurriao Airport into business hub

Pres. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo reiterated the government's plan to convert the Mandurriao Airport into an economic hub once the New Iloilo Airport of International Standards in Cabatuan-Sta. Barbara area becomes operational.

'Unfortunate, regretable,' Syjuco says of tiff with Garin

It lasted all but one minute yet talks on the reported near brawl of two top Ilonggo officials, key figures in the Arroyo administration heigthens. The specifics of the 'event' are not clear yet depending on whose side one is identified, the accounts as restated all confirmed of a tense situation minutes after President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo left the dinner reception tendered in her honor last Saturday.


February is National Health Insurance Month

The month of February is considered as National Health Insurance month as per Presidential Proclamation 473.

800 meters more to complete Iloilo City-Asluman road

Thirteen slip sections with a combined length of 800 meters are yet to be accomplished in the 85 kilometer-multi-million peso Iloilo City-Asluman, Hamtic, Antique road.

Tesda Kasosyo Project launched

Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) recently launched the Tesda Kasosyo Project with a product exchange forum held at the Iloilo Grand Hotel.


Iloilo Yearbook 2005The first ever Iloilo Yearbook was launched last January 27, 2006. You can buy your copies from the TNT Office.

We will soon accept online orders through this website.

Sneak preview of contents
About the yearbook


Consumers Domain
A question for cha-cha backers

By Ian Seruelo

Anything Under the Sun
West Visayan boxers

By Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

Combong - Pijuan  
Woman: Resurrection (2006)

By Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

Without the Whitecoat
Leukemia… when it hits home

By Florentino P. Alerta II, M.D.

Bridging the gap
The first Spanish settlements in Panay

By Prof. Henry Funtecha

Unusual Channel
If you think it's sweet better think again

By Ma. Renette B. Uy

Suckers in our midst

By Nelson Robles

Just Right
Pacquiao The Great

By Atty. Cyril Regalado

Carpooling Loonies
'Cheaters,' a must-have (Part I)

By Jinki H. Beldia


Rational Insanity

By Bryan Mari Argos

The Fullness of Life
In Touch with the Center

By Fr. Florentino S. Lim, CIHM

Eye Opener
'No-el' in 2007 is a disaster

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Crime prevention

By Erly C. Garcia


Gawad Kalinga
Gawad Kalinga is not merely about housing projects
Gawad Kalinga (GK) is not about housing.  It is about bringing back the dignity of a country and its people. Gawad Kalinga representative Mr. Peter Tiu said that building a house for a poor family, or for squatters is only the beginning of a process to bring back the dignity of people, especially of Filipinos who are closely attached to the comfort of home.