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Iloilo Yearbook 2007 launched today; The News Today goes daily!

Two significant milestones will happen today in the life of TNT Publishing Inc.--the official launching of the second edition of Iloilo Yearbook and the launching of The News Today as a daily newspaper.

The much-awaited Iloilo Yearbook 2007 has finally come out the press. It will be officially launched in a simple ceremony at the Emilion Function Center, Roadhouse Complex in Gen. Luna St., Iloilo City.

Arms build-up in Estancia?

Armed security men of Estancia Mayor Rene Cordero and bodyguards of retired Police Chief Superintendent Restituto "Boy" Mosqueda could be disarmed despite earlier applications and corresponding grant of gun ban exemptions.

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Oil Recovery
Ronilo L. Pamonag
Crew members of oil recovery vessel Allied Shield prepare the huge hoses that will be used for the recovery operation on Solar 1 while the vessel was on dock at the Bacolod reclamation port Sunday. Allied Shield which is now on the site where Solar 1 sunk will start the recovery operation today.

Oil recovery operation on Solar 1 starts today

Oil recovery ship, Allied Shield will drill into the Solar 1's hull today, signaling the start of the actual offloading operations that is hoped to end the months-long environmental tragedy.

Church urged to widen work in media

Amid the surfeit of fantasy and action programs and showbiz gossip in mainstream media, the Church should strengthen and widen its work in the media, said an official of a Church-based media center.


Situation in Estancia is alarming, abnormal--Comelec

Comelec Regional Director Renato Magbutay described the peace and order situation in the town of Estancia as "alarming and abnormal" as he asked the Philippine National Police (PNP) to take measures in order to maintain peace and order.

No local takers yet for the Mandurriao airport site

There were no local takers that appeared in what supposed to be a pre-bidding conference for the government auction of the 54-hectare hectare Iloilo Manduriao airport yesterday. The government auction price ranges from P900 million to P1 billion.

Opposition disintegrates as administration party bares slate

The so-called Genuine Opposition in Iloilo City is deemed collapsed as some of the party members came up with a new set of candidates for the May polls dislodging former City Councilor Vicente Gengos, who was earlier anointed by Senator Franklin Drilon as the group's bet for congressman.

Partylist rep slams PGMA for cracking down on militant partylist groups

Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano accused the administration of cracking down on militant party-list lawmakers to derail their reelection bid and prevent the filing of another impeachment complaint against President Macapagal-Arroyo.

As admin's bet: It's Obet not Rolex for guv

Love is lovelier the second time around.

Capitol-NPC interconnection reset on March 18

Comelec Regional Director Renato Magbutay described the peace and order situation in the town of Estancia as "alarming and abnormal" as he asked the Philippine National Police (PNP) to take measures in order to maintain peace and order.


Four-classroom building to be erected in Tando, Guimaras

As the oil retrieval from the sunken MT Solar I in Guimaras strait starts, Petron embarks on another long term rehabilitation of the said province through the construction of a four-classroom building in Barangay Tando, Nueva Valencia, Guimaras.

Iloilo Warriors back in NBC tilt

After a season of hibernation from national limelight, the Toyota Warriors will again suit up the Iloilo caging jersey and is set to slug it out against the Pagadian Explorers this Thursday, March 15, 6 p.m., at the University of San Agustin gym for the 4th National Basketball Conference (NBC).


King's choice
Anything Under the Sun
Priest-soldiers of Panay
Consumers Domain
Poverty line
Without the Whitecoat
HPV vaccine… a question of Public Health
Bridging the gap
Birdin: Almost forgotten folk hero of central Panay
South Carolinians celebrate People Power Day
Health @ Heart
Smoking and cancer


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About the yearbook


Cerebral Combustion

How to share in your wife's pregnancy

Unusual Channel

To 'live in' or not to 'live in'


Taking the challenge


On perseverance, hard work and fiscal discipline...

Rational Insanity

Porn and something like it

Immersion (Part 2)


Getting high in the City


One on one with the city's traffic honcho

Senior Police Inspector Robert "Bob" Foerster

Senior Police Inspector Robert "Bob" Foerster of the Traffic Management and Engineering Unit (TMEU) chuckled when this writer relayed feedback from some sectors of the city that the streets swarm with traffic auxiliary that are "short, dark and ugly".

"That's also the comment of some students of the University of the Philippines (UP), Iloilo when I was invited as a speaker to the studentry recently," still trying to contain his off-guarded reaction.


The heroes in Kai and Paz: Remembering the man who brought 'Fish for the People'
And honoring the works of his Ilongga-scientist wife

Kai and Paz

He is the man behind the yet to be matched success of a locally-based coastal resources enhancement program that directly benefited the Province of Aklan and on a bigger picture, the Republic of the Philippines. To his credit are extensive studies and researches geared towards food security and sustainable livelihood development through dedicated advocacy on environmental-friendly aquaculture programs and coastal resource management here.