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Ilonggo cop speaks of life in the Ivory Coast

The armed conflict in Cote d′ Ivore prompted the United Nations (UN) to deploy international peacekeeping force with primary aim to monitor incidents involving peace agreement in areas considered as government and rebel zones. Thus, United Nations Operation in Cote d' Ivore (UNOCI) was born.

3 killed, scores injured in road mishap

Three persons were killed while others were injured in a road accident along the highway in Barangay Catoogan, Pototan, Iloilo early Friday morning.

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Jonathan Ng
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Domingo Samuel Jonathan Ng faces the media for the first time on Friday.

Businessman denies link with Syjuco couple

"I don't work for the Syjucos."

This was the curt reply of businessman Domingo Samuel Jonathan Ng over the allegation of provincial administrator Manuel Mejorada that he is being used by Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Director General Augusto Syjuco in several anomalous transactions.


OWWA confirms 7 Ilonggo OFWs join first batch of evacuees from Lebanon

The regional office of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration based in this city confirmed that there are seven overseas workers from Western Visayas in Lebanon who have joined the first batch of the 188 Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) evacuees expected to arrive Manila today (July 22).

Audit reveals multi-million unacted findings, unsettled cash advances, undeposited cash collections

Government auditors made a repeat of previous year's findings on the financial and over-all operation of the Municipality of Barotac Viejo.

DAR turns over P11.5M road projects

Six more road projects amounting to P11.5 million were recently turned over by the Department of Agrarian Reform - Iloilo (DAR-Iloilo) to the municipality of Lemery of this province.

Gov't techno program helps SMEs

The government is helping micro, small and medium enterprises become more viable and competitive by encouraging and assisting them to adopt technological innovations and improve operations.


153 cases of dengue fever recorded in Western Visayas

Western Visayas has recorded 153 cases of dengue fever from January to July 1 this year with Negros Occidental province having the most number of cases.

Our lady of Fatima to visit Kabankalan

The image of Our Lady of Fatima from Portugal will pass by the city of Kabankalan on July 27, Thursday. The image is expected to arrive at 3 p.m. and will stay overnight at the Kabankalan cathedral.

Fil-Ams visit Antique to explore business opportunities

Thirty two Filipino-Americans mostly businessmen, businesswomen and potential investors were in San Jose on weekend to explore business opportunities and develop partnerships both for business in the Philippines and the United States.


Unfair trade practices killing printing industry
Anything Under the Sun
Dr. Federico B. Sarabia
Consumers Domain
State of the Nation
Without the Whitecoat
"Why are we Doctors?"...."What are we after?"
Bridging the gap
Iloilo's position under colonial rule
Pushing the frontiers of aquaculture
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

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About the yearbook


Rational Insanity

Where have all the children gone?

Opinion PoLls

If you were a city councilor, would you vote for the legalization of the Small Town Lottery? Why / why not?


Paradigm shift: Professionalism in governance


The Metro Iloilo Development Council

The Fullness of Life

The all-good, all-wise and Almighty God


Maranatha Estrada

Int'l group cites Aklanon volunteer

A 17 year-old lass from Aklan was officially named as the top finalist for the prestigious annual Violet Richardson Award for volunteer action of the Soroptimist International. She received her award on July 23 in Philadelphia, USA.

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The world as 'seen' by the blind at the Blind Massage Center

Paving my way in towards a small dimly lit cubicle, I stopped to stare at a small, seemingly uninviting bed, waiting for me to linger for sixty minutes of repose and pleasure.