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CA gives nod on dismissal of admin raps vs Igbaras mayor

The Court of Appeals (CA) rendered a Decision upholding the earlier dismissal of the administrative raps against an Iloilo Mayor.

Defense lawyers condemn 'intel report' on Judges' slay plot

Defense lawyers of the celebrated Jefferson Tan Kidnapping For Ransom (KFR) case condemned "in strongest terms" the intelligence report of Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 that linked their clients to a purported liquidation plot on members of the Judiciary.

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Fish catch
A.Chris Fernandez
These boys take home their share of fresh fishes coming from a newly docked fishing boat in this quiet fishing village in Banate, Iloilo. Young boys in this area usually help in the unloading of fish catch by fishing boats; in exchange, they are given some fishes which they bring to their families.

SP not in favor of P2.5M scholarship offered by Ateneo

The Sangguniang Panlungsod is not inclined to give Mayor Jerry Treñas a go signal to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Ateneo de Manila University over the latter's P2.5 million scholarship proposal.


City Council sees no impediment on crematorium plan

Does Mayor Jerry Treñas have the political will to decide on the complaint of the residents of Barangay Our Lady of Fatima, Jaro over the proposal of the Philippine American Cemetery Association (PACA) to establish a crematorium?

City needs P400 to P410 million to construct new city hall building

The Sangguniang Panlungsod will study the budgetary estimates prepared by WVCoscolluela & Associates on the proposed construction of the new Iloilo City Hall as the two project designs need some P404 to P410 million pesos.

State-of-the-art astrodome inaugurated in Pototan

Pototan Astrodome considered to be one of the state-of-the-art astrodomes in Western Visayas was inaugurated recently.

DAR pours P2M worth of infra projects in Badiangan

The Municipality Badiangan, Iloilo has the reason to celebrate as the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) poured out P2 million total worth of infrastructure projects in its five barangays this year.


DepEd Region VI holds Asatidz training

A 22-day pre-service training for Muslim teachers (Azatids) was officially opened recently at the Regional Education Learning Center (DepEd 6) in Duran St., Iloilo City with Undersecretary for Mindanao Affairs Dr. Manaros B. Boransing as keynote speaker.

P20 billion needed for DENR’s  priority projects

About P20 billion is needed to finance the implementation of the priority projects of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) for the next five years, said Secretary Angelo T. Reyes.


Dinagyang, Pintados robbed in Aliwan Festival
Anything Under the Sun
Mill Hill Missionaries (5)
Unusual Channel
Explaining death
Consumers Domain
A Letter to the Working Class
Without the Whitecoat
Bariatric Surgery, answer to obesity
Bridging the gap
J.M. Basa Street
on the dot
Taxi drivers as tourism frontliners, goodwill guiding, 2nd Iloilo IAD, etc.
Love is not blind
Res Gestae
What makes a traffic "foolice"
Behind the Velvet Ropes


Iloilo Yearbook 2005

Get your copy of the Iloilo Yearbook now. You can buy directly at the TNT office or email us at marketing@the newstoday.info

Sneak preview of contents

About the yearbook


opinion polls

How can Iloilo City / Province be competitive locally & internationally?


Power Crisis

The Fullness of Life

A God-Centered Life (Part II)

Rational Insanity

What people go through for the summer


A poem and the Iloilo River

eye opener

Death penalty in hell


SRDC Sellers

SRDC honors top sellers

St. Rafael Development Corporation had their Sellers’ General Assembly at the Days Hotel Last April 26, 2006. It was a fun-filled day wherein everybody wore their retro attires and move to the beat of yesterday’s music.


IWC and DENR: Saving forests through IFMA

The world has been fazed with tremendous disasters involving nature. Is it Nature's way of reminding us of our responsibilities? Or is it Heaven's hand tapping our hearts and souls like what He did to Sodom and Gomorrah?