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Demolition in Bolilao, Mandurriao, Iloilo City   Enlarge this image
This portion of the sidewalk in Brgy. Bolilao, Mandurriao has been cleared of alleged illegal structures by the City Engineers Office (CEO) recently. Some stall owners, however, complained that they were unjustly demolished and are planning to bring the matter to the attention of the city government.
A. Chris Fernandez    

'Sarah' a scam in the city 'land scam'

The task force tasked to probe the alleged overpricing on the purchase of the San Isidro relocation site in Jaro district finds no anomaly in the said transaction.

Oil spill probe begins

The much-awaited probe on the oil spill in Semirara Island, Caluya, Antique began Wednesday as top officials of the Philippine Coast Guard's Special Marine Board of Inquiry convened.

Garin makes a scene, mars Miag-ao foodfest

Former First District Congressman Oscar 'Oca'Garin, or his temper at least, is back in the news anew. The venue this time Miag-ao public plaza. The occasion? The towns food festival, an ongoing activity as Miag-ao celebrates its weekong 290th Foundation Anniversary.

ILOILO NEWS

Death of an Aklanon not yet a confirmed meningo case, health officials say

His death cannot yet be confirmed to be caused by meningococcemia.

LGUs should work together to promote tourism

Former Tourism Secretary Narzalina Lim has recommended that the provinces of Antique, Capiz, Iloilo, Guimaras and Guimaras must work together to ensure that they get a fair share of tourist arrivals.

SP exempts 53 couples from paying marriage fees

Considering the significance of Councilor Julienne Baronda's My Dream Wedding project, the Sangguniang Panlungsod approved a resolution exempting 53 couples scheduled for a mass wedding on February 16 from paying their marriage license and seminar fees.

Legarda to crown Salakayan Fest Queen

Festival Queen Michelle Gaton Mercado will be crowned in a grandiose coronation ceremony with no less than former Senator Loren Legarda as the guest and coronation speaker at the Municipal Plaza here. The coronation will be held at 9 o'clock in the evening on February 12th.

JCHTF-CREBA Officers induction on February 11

Joint induction and Awards Night of the Jaro Cultural and Heritage Tourism Foundation, Inc., and the Iloilo CREBA Foundation, Inc. will be held on Saturday, February 11, 2006, at 7:30 p.m. at the Iloilo Grand Hotel, Iznart St., Iloilo City. Senator Manuel Villar and Pedro C. Tario, President of the National CREBA will induct the two organizations

PANAY NEWS

Capiz dentists push dental health campaign

A motorcade of a giant cartoon-tooth creation highlighted the opening activities of the Philippine Dental Association (PDA) Capiz Chapter last February 7 here to create awareness and better understanding about dental care in view of the dental health month celebration.

DPWH constructs P66-million infra projects in 2005

The Department of Public Works and Highways Antique Engineering District has constructed infrastructure projects in total amount of P66 million for calendar year 2005.

ILOILO YEARBOOK

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

COLUMNS

Alerta  
Without the Whitecoat
Meningococcemia, why the scare?

By Florentino P. Alerta II, M.D.

 
Funtecha  
Bridging the gap
Tultul-making in Hoskyn, Jordan, Guimaras

By Prof. Henry Funtecha

 
Salvilla  
Anything Under the Sun
Unitary versus Federal (2)

By Atty. Rex S. Salvilla

 
Robles  
Polibiz
Iloilo Chinatown in disarray

By Nelson Robles

 
Seruelo  
Consumers Domain
Wowowee, poverty & VAT

By Ian Seruelo

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

By Joanne Marie Combong-Pijuan

 
Uy  
Unusual Channel
I meant to say thank you all!

By Ma. Renette B. Uy

OPINION

Eye Opener
The love of money

By Rodolfo P. Gumabong

 
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

FEATURES

Tribu Dila-Dila of Calinog Hirinugyaw Festival
Calinog's Hirinugyaw-Sugidanonay Festival '06 a success
Tribu Dila-Dila of the Alcarde Gustilo Memorial National High School in Brgy. Alibunan, Calinog, Iloilo made it two years in a row when it was declared champion of the tribal competitions of the recently concluded Hirinugyaw-Sugidanonay Festival of the municipality of Calinog Sunday night during the awarding ceremonies.