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Wowowee host Willie Revillame during last year's holding of the popular television show at the La Paz public plaza.   Enlarge this image
Wowowee host Willie Revillame during last year's holding of the popular television show at the La Paz public plaza.
A. Chris Fernandez    

'We are not the murderers,' Tan brothers hit back on CIDG, Zaycos

From outright denial to direct counter accusations, clear and strong words of disdain and ridicule marked the joint counter-affidavit of siblings Archie and Jan Michael Tan, prime suspects in murder and parricide charges over the celebrated Tan massacre.

Ilongga among the dead in Wowowee stampede

An Ilongga working as househelp for a family in Tanay, Rizal was among the 74 dead in Saturday's stampede hours before the supposed start of the anniversary presentation of popular game show, Wowowee.

Ilonggo one-legged triathlete joins Pinoy Big Brother

Iloilo City's legendary one-legged triathlete Rudy Fernandez is one of the fourteen select housemates in the newly launched Pinoy Big Brother Celebrity Edition, a reality show on ABS-CBN.


Arrest warrant out on Muslim drug suspect

An order for the arrest of a Muslim drug suspect who ranks third in the region's drug watch list is out with no bail recommended.

Courage and passion for work vs corruption

OIC Deputy Ombudsman for the Visayas Virginia Palanca Santiago told government resident ombudsmen and "graftwatchers" to be courageous in the face of mounting alleged irregularities in government and keep their passion in performing their functions, so that they can battle with decadence that lead to graft and corruption.

'Read to Live: Libro Ko Para Sa 'Yo' reaches Ilonggos

To raise the awareness and appreciation of elementary pupils and high school students on the importance of reading, the Francis Padua PAPICA Foundation, Inc. based in California, USA distributed books and reading materials for 11 public schools in a program held on February 6, 2006 at the Conference Hall of the Iloilo Provincial Capitol.

Ilonggo pride up as Ambassadors visit Iloilo-Guimaras

Doors of Ilonggo hospitality were once again opened to the world as foreign diplomats were in town for a recent two-day visit to Iloilo and Guimaras.

Binalaybay Contest at Museo Iloilo on February 11

Students from high schools and colleges will show their mastery of the Hiligaynon language in the afternoon of Saturday, February 11, at the show room of Museo Iloilo. On this day and time, they will participate in a Binalaybay contest.

WVCST studes sweep Museo art tilt

Three students from the West Visayas College of Science and Technology served notice of their potential to the Iloilo art world after sweeping the top three spots in the recent Museo Iloilo On-the-Spot painting contest.


Hydropower plant seen to solve Aklan's power woes

The province of Aklan is eyeing a long-term solution to the province' power shortage through the operation of a hydropower plant at Timbaban in Madalag, Aklan.

Army officers train on ERPAT

Officers of 12th Infantry Batallon E Company, 3rd Infantry Division based in Barangay Apdo, Hamtic, Antique and members attended a seminar on ERPAT (Empowerment and Reaffirmation of Paternal Abilities) recently conducted by the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) members of the Civilian Arm Forces Geographical Unit (CAFGU).

Search for Civil Service Dangal ng Bayan on

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) now accepts nominations for the 2006 Dangal ng Bayan Award are now accepted. Nomination is open to all government officials and employees who have demonstrated exemplary conduct and ethical behavior in public service.


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


Iloilo Chinatown in disarray

By Nelson Robles

Consumers Domain
Wowowee, poverty & VAT

By Ian Seruelo

Anything Under the Sun
Unitary versus Federal (1)

By Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

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

Unusual Channel
I meant to say thank you all!

By Ma. Renette B. Uy


Running Man
Pinoy Big Brother

By Raffy Uytiepo

Rational Insanity
Eternal youth?

By Bryan Mari Argos

The Fullness of Life
Renewing the face of the earth

By Fr. Florentino S. Lim, CIHM

Eye Opener
The agony of high prices

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong


Rudy Fernandez
The survivor in Rudy
His day begins at dawn, the routine almost always the same – run, swim and bike.  And then it continues throughout the day. More running, some swimming and biking.  At 59, Rodolfo “Rudy” Fernandez, holder of several unbeaten track records and advocate of social causes to end hunger and poverty, has become the man he has since pushed himself into – a world-class triathlete.


Assumption Convent Silver Jubilee
Old Girls celebrate great 25 years
Some 40 Old Girls from all over the world came home to thier beloved Alma Mater, The Assumption Convent, to celebrate their Silver Jubilee. Last February 4th, the class of '80 spent time in sweet reminiscence through a show dubbed as Velada. A mass was then held on the 5th of February where all the girls relived their church-going days in school by wearing their uniforms