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February 12, 2007, Iloilo City, Philippines
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Dulay tells Ombudsman probers: I assume full responsibility on Capitol incident

Chief Supt. Wilfredo Dulay Sr., Regional Director of Police Regional Office 6 assumed full responsibility on the controversial police assault of the Iloilo Provincial Capitol last January 17, 2007.

Lines Across Time: A traveling exhibit on life in 19th Century Philippines

Did you know that the four muses depicted at the Arroyo Fountain were originally bare-breasted? Indeed! But at some point in time, probably in the early 60s, some powerful manang deemed the sculpture offensive to Ilonggo sensibilities and drapes of cement were covered over the offending curves.

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Gentoral, Treñas and Panadero
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Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas welcomes Interior Undersecretary Austere Panadero, lead convener of the Philippines Development Forum, during the opening of the two-day Iloilo Donors Forum on Thursday, as Francis Gentoral, partnership adviser of the Local Governance Development Program, escorts them.

Norwegians felt slighted by the way cops treated their plight

Amid insinuations that the Naburot island robbery which victimized two foreign tourists was a case of "hold-up me" or a self-made robbery, the lawyer for Norwegian national Jan Erik Olsen and Filipino migrant to Norway Steve French has written Chief Supt. Wilfredo Dulay Sr., Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 director, stating that his clients felt slighted with the early pronouncements made by authorities in the media downplaying the incident.


Countdown begins on CA decision as fate of Iloilo's 'final' guv hangs

The official wait begins for the decision and resolution of the Court of Appeals (CA) in Cebu City on the legal mess involving Iloilo's top officials.

LCP to campaign against reelectionist senators who OK'd 12 new cities

Three of the reelectionist senators may lose millions of votes this coming May elections as the League of Cities in the Philippines (LCP) is set to come up with their own sample ballots casting out the names of said senators. This after the three senators voted for the approval of the conversion of 12 municipalities into new cities

Bigger prizes await Paraw winners

Bigger cash prizes are at stake for this year's winners of the 35th Paraw Regatta competition slated on February 18, 2007 at the Tatoy's Manokan as the starting point of the race. The race is expected to draw up number of participants particularly those from the island-province of Guimaras.

Gerochi has to wait until 2010, says Treñas

If Mayor Jerry Treñas is to be asked, lawyer Romeo Gerochi should wait until 2010 for him to become a viable contender for the mayoralty race in the city of Iloilo.


New patrol cars for Region VI

Today, Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 distributes twenty-eight patrol cars and seven motorcycles to some Provincial and City Police Offices and Municipal Police Stations in the region.

P80 M Iloilo-Caticlan infra project to start soon

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Regional Director Rolando Asis has high hopes that the construction of the P80 million Iloilo-Caticlan road network would start soon before the public works ban is implemented this March in connection with the May 14 elections.

USEC Cojuangco graces 21st commemoration of EBJ's martyrdom

San Jose, Antique -- Margarita "Tingting" Cojuangco, President, National Defense College of the Philippines, joined the people of Antique in commemorating the 21st death anniversary of former Governor Evelio B. Javier as guest speaker during the memorial symposium held at CAP Bldg. San Jose.

Museo Antiqueño wins Sentro ng Sining Grant

Still in its incomplete stage, Antique's provincial museum is recognized as a Sentro ng Sining by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) in this year's National Arts Month celebration. The awarding rites was held in Cebu on February 3.


Who is Boy M?
Anything Under the Sun
Spanish era administration of justice (2)
Consumers Domain
Global Warming
Without the Whitecoat
Consultations over the phone
Bridging the gap
The Tapar uprising in Oton, Iloilo
Stop global warming
Health @ Heart
Adolescent Suicide
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

10 more things for the loveless heart


The journey that is the Iloilo Paraw Regatta

Cerebral Combustion

Confessions of a newly wed


Long live teachers!


Calinog's Hirinugyaw-Suguidadonay Festival going stronger

The Fullness of Life

Meditation: Christian Approach 8


Great things happen on Valentine's Day at Amigo Hotel

Islands Restaurant

The Amigo Terrace Hotel is all set for Valentine's Day with its wide range of romantic dining options to choose from.

The Islands Restaurant- located at the ground floor, offer guests a choice of "CROSS MY HEART" the most hearty merienda buffet ever, Chicken Gallantina, Valenciana, Dinuguan with puto, Tuna Sandwich, Halo-halo Bar, a Crepe Station and a lot more for only P160. nett per person from 2pm- 6pm.


"OWN" Launching


"OWN", a fashion, art & pop culture journal cum magazine, was recently launched at the Jaki Peñalosa Shop at Robinsons Place Iloilo. A mix of society fixtures, art movers, fashion renegades, media people and business types gathered and had cocktails courtesy of Miguel Cordova of Afrique's. Another table also featured foodstuff from Ditas Taleon, Marichel Magalona, Ivan Monte, Maricon Syching, Christine Villanueva, Erwin Chiongson , Angelette Ragus, Jaki Peñalosa, Stella Salcedo, Michelle Aguadera, Cecil Gison and many more.