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Jaro Candelaria Devotees   Enlarge this image
Devotees of Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria pay homage to the holy image placed at the canopy of the Jaro Cathedral during the Jaro Candelaria Fiesta February 2, 2006. Many devotees believe that the Jaro patron saint brings miracles to its believers.
A. Chris Fernandez    

Conflicting reports put on question CEO 2004 income

Which is which? This question is bugging City Councilor Perla Zulueta after the City Engineers Office (CEO) and the City Treasurers Office (CTO) submitted varying collection reports.

Tupas on series of graft cases: I enjoy them

Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas Sr. is undaunted by the number of graft cases he is facing at the Office of the Ombudsman Visayas. In fact, the governor said, he enjoys the cases filed against him.

IDFI exec downplays Silak plaint

Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI) executive director Ben Jimena downplayed the complaint of the choreographer of Tribu Silak, the first runner-up in the recently concluded Dinagyang ati competition, regarding the result of the contest.

City First Lady's advocacy gets top PNP recognition

Advocacy efforts of the city's First Lady, Rosalie Sarabia-Treñas got its biggest boost with no less than the hierarchy of the Philippine National Police (PNP) recognizing the group she represented as the year's best.


City exec forms task force to probe 'overpriced' land acquisition

City Mayor Jerry Treñas has created a task force to investigate the alleged overpricing on the P63 million housing resettlement project in Barangay San Isidro, Jaro.

DOLE employees score Sto. Tomas for union busting

Members of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Employees Union on Wednesday held a picket in front of the St. Clement's Church in Iloilo City to protest the refusal of Labor and Employment Secretary Patricia Sto. Tomas to comply with the economic provisions in their Collective Negotiation Agreement (CNA).

Council defers request for loan acquisition

The Sangguniang Panlungsod has deferred the request of the chief executive for the approval of a resolution favoring a P10.8 million loan proposal to the Agricultural Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (ACEF) of the Department of Agriculture.

Homicide raps up vs brgy kagawad in Pototan killing

A 40 year-old barangay official of Barangay Tumucon Ilaya, Pototan, Iloilo faces homicide raps for the Saturday killing of a 22 year-old resident.

First EU-backed anti-graft project launched

Government and church officials yesterday launched the first European Union-backed project in the Philippines aimed against graft and corruption.


CBCP reiterates call for the repeal of Mining Act of 1995

The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) through its president Jaro Archbishop Msgr. Angel Lagdameo issued a pastoral statement dated January 29, 2006 reaffirming its stand for the repeal of the Mining Act of 1995.

Minor fire hits ship, no one hurt

MV St. Joseph the Worker of the Negros Navigation Company carrying 385 passengers caught minor fire while enroute to Bacolod City early morning yesterday, February 2.


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


Combong - Pijuan  
Assumption Education – a gift! (Part 1 of 2)

By Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

Without the Whitecoat
CML… Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

By Florentino P. Alerta II, M.D.

Bridging the gap
Panayanon material wealth in early times

By Prof. Henry Funtecha

Anything Under the Sun
Iloilo Golf and Country Club

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


How would you assess this year’s Dinagyang Festival?

By Ati Enti

Eye Opener
The agony of high prices

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

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


Evelio Javier
Evelio B. Javier: 20th year of tribute to heroism
In commemoration of his 20th death anniversary, Antique will devote the whole month of February to Gov. Evelio B. Javier’s martyrdom. With the theme “Evelio: Hero of Antique, hero of the country”, the month-long observance starts on February 6 during the regular Monday flag raising ceremony of the provincial government where the Evelio B. Javier Leadership Award will be launched.


Legacy  of Martyrs Exhibits
Legacies of Martyrs
Central Philippine University (CPU) presents a centennial art exhibit that immortalizes what the university's founders stood for. An exhibit entitled Legacies of Martyrs. Accomplished and multi-awarded members of Hebron artists showcased their masterpieces at the relaxed atmosphere of the Henry Luce Library of CPU.