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Capadosa mulls SP probe on P6.2M cellphone scam

While the Syjuco couple has not yet spoken on the controversial cellphone scam, second district Board Member Cecilia Capadosa is contemplating to bring the matter to the Sangguniang Panlalawigan this week.

NPA hit squad back, kills 1 senior cop, vows more killings

One senior police officer is dead and more killings are feared as the dreaded hit squad of the communist-terrorists New People's Army (NPA) are back anew.

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Iloilo Housing Project
A.Chris Fernandez
Just like the writings on the project billboard erased by time, employees of the city government have also lost hope that they could still benefit from the anomaly-ridden housing project in Pavia, Iloilo. Inset, one of the “cannibalized” housing units.

City Hall employees losing chance to benefit from housing project?

City Hall employees may no longer have the chance to avail of housing units at the city's socialized housing project in Pavia, Iloilo. This after Mayor Jerry Treñas declared that the anomaly-ridden housing project would be turned over to private firms for completion.


City accountant keeps mum on housing loan's amortization

City Accountant Consolacion Tormon refused to answer queries with regard to the exact amount the city is paying to Philippine Veterans Bank to cover up the P130 million loan incurred by the city government in financing the Iloilo City Housing Project in Pavia, Iloilo.

‘Miracle doc’ arrested over death of 15 yr old

Irate townsfolk barged into the town jail of Belison, Antique demanding for the release of "miracle doctor" June Danjiros-Umali.

Informant affirms CEO racket vs. SDA Church

Information regarding the illegal money-making activities of unscrupulous employees at the City Engineer's Office (CEO) continue to pour in although the ad hoc committee headed by City Councilor Perla Zulueta already ended its investigation.

2006 Disability Week focuses on environmental concerns

The fundamental values of environmental management and protection for a meaningful ecosystem will be given emphasis as the country observes the 28th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week carrying the theme "Kalikasan Pangalagaan: Kapansanan Maiiwasan" on July 17 to 23.

New wet market to boost investment in Btac. Nuevo town

The municipality of Barotac Nuevo of this province has a new wet market (Pala-Pala) which is expected to bring more investments in the area.


3ID Phil Army opens recruitment of new soldiers

The 3RD Infantry Division Philippine Army is now calling for those who are interested to join the enlisted force of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

5 Antique towns prioritized for UNICEF support

The Provincial Child Friendly Movement Team selected 5 municipalities in the province to be supported by the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) under the Sixth Country Program for Children (CPC 6).


Junjun: Most promising among the Tupas stars
Anything Under the Sun
Divine Mercy -- a papal legacy
Consumers Domain
Questions on envelopes, bishops, and impeachment...
Without the Whitecoat
Joy of Caring and the Medical School
Bridging the gap
Do you speak Bisaya?
The big 12 Little Things (Part II)
A glass of margarita can go a long way
Unusual Channel
The human in me
Celebrating 100 Years of Golf in the Philippines
The Iloilo Golf and Country Club Inc., home of the Sta. Barbara Golf Course which is the oldest existing golf course in the Philippines, is celebrating its centenary in 2007. Click here to visit the website


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


Rational Insanity

Superman moments


The Metro Iloilo Development Council

The Fullness of Life

The all-good, all-wise and Almighty God


'Truth or Bare'

Club Verz's 'Truth or Bare'

Truth or Bare... A Wet & Wild Party turned Club Verz at Smallville Complex one hot party zone last June 30, 2006. The party also became the launching of Club Verz's DJ Kroft who's music mixes plagued the dance floor all night long.


The KALAHI-CIDSS KKB Project: Alleviating poverty through community empowerment

Poverty is a common problem among third-world countries which include the Philippines. The government has been making ways to counter poverty and other poverty-related problems.