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Students from various Chinese schools in the city, clad in colorful costumes, perform street dancing during the opening parade of Iloilo City's Chinese New Year celebration welcoming the Year of the Fire Dog.
A. Chris Fernandez    

‘Produce the Zayco kids,’ Tan matriarch petitions Court

Iloilo -- A petition for habeas corpus was filed by the matriarch of the Tan family over the celebrated Zayco-Tan case. Raffled off to Family Court of Branch 30 6th RTC, Filipino-Chinese businesswoman Conchita Tan thru counsel sought that all of the surviving Zayco-Tan children be presented to Court.

No DOJ probe appearance for Tupas, et al

It will be a guaranteed no-show for Governor Niel Tupas, Second District Board Member Cecilia Capadosa and other top officials of the Iloilo Provincial Government on any hearings of the special probe team of the Department of Justice (DOJ) relative to the administrative complaints filed against them by the People's Graftwatch of Iloilo.

Tsinoys important part of Ilonggo community

City Mayor Jerry Treñas yesterday highlighted the significant contribution of the Filipino-Chinese community in the development of Ilonggo society.


American company to open another call center in the city

Iloilo City -- An American company is expected to employ some 600 people as they have already manifested their intention to engage in a call center business venture in Iloilo City.

Girls killed in Guimaras fire

Two girls, aged 3 and 2 were killed Monday by an early evening fire in Buenavista, Guimaras. The bodies of the two youngsters were burned beyond recognition.

CTO hopes to collect higher amusement tax in Iloilo Coliseum

City Treasurer Katherine Tingson expects an increase in the amusement tax from the cockfighting games at the Iloilo Coliseum in relation to the Jaro fiesta. In 2005, the city has collected a total amusement tax of P354,329.71

Concepcion town reaps more awards

Concepcion town in Northern Iloilo romped away with more awards recently, sweeping the top accolades during a recognition program conducted by the Department of Social Welfare and Development for its Early Childhood Development Program.

PIA sets deadline for 2006 IWAG Award nominations

The Philippine Information Agency Area Management Office (PIA-AMO) 6 has set the deadline for submission of nominees for the 2006 IWAG Award on February 10, 2006.

250T benefit from P1.2 B water supply projects

The Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) has completed its 42 water supply improvement and expansion projects in as many provincial areas benefiting 250,000 residents in the countryside to the tune of P1.2 billion.


DENR requires Boracay developer to protect 'flying foxes'

An investigation team headed by Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Regional Executive Director Julian D. Amador required the developer of Shangri-La Resort in Barangay Yapac, Boracay Island to submit a Development Program addressing flying foxes and other wildlife found in the area, after a technical conference held recently.

Aklan tourism is now a P4-billion industry

Kalibo, Aklan -- Tourism, said Aklan Governor Carlito S. Marquez in his recently-delivered "State of the Province Address (SOPA), "continuous to be an anchor industry of our province. By the end of last year, we nearly hit the half-a-million mark in terms of number of domestic and foreign visitors."

Capiz searches for a hymn

Roxas City -- The Province of Capiz, the place that gave birth to Manuel Acuna Roxas, the first President of the Philippine Republic, is looking for a hymn that will aptly convey its greatness and the way of life of Capiceños.


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


Anything Under the Sun
MIWD story

By Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

Unusual Channel
I meant to say thank you all!

By Ma. Renette B. Uy

Judy's punch

By Nelson Robles

Consumers Domain
A question for cha-cha backers

By Ian Seruelo

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

Just Right
Pacquiao The Great

By Atty. Cyril Regalado

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

By Jinki H. Beldia


To heal a nation


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


Pinoy Big Brother
Park, Housemates and Ilonggo musicians shake Paseo Iloilo
Capturing the hearts and support of Ilonggos, Robinsons Place Iloilo with Paseo, truly made the Dinagyang celebration at the mall a gathering of thousands. The many exciting events and shopping options that can be experienced inside and outside Robinsons was just overwhelming.
IWA Jetski Cup
The 1st IWA Jetski Cup