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Oncoming power barge may lower power rates in city

Power consumers in the city may experience lower rate when National Power Corporation's (NPC) Power Barge (PB) 101 starts supplying power to Panay Electric Company (Peco), the city's sole power distributor, next month.

Deadline for bid documents set March 27

The Department of Finance (DOF) is now accepting bids for the 54-hectare Iloilo Airport site in Mandurriao district which is up for sale to investors.

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Suspects Rodrigo Gabrillos and Anthony dele Cruz inside the investigation room of the Iloilo City Police Office. Below, Senior Insp. Conrado Carganillo, precinct commander of Police Precinct 1, points to two of the five motorcycles recovered from the house of Gabrillos. The blue one is TNT's newspaper delivery motorcycle.

TNT newsboy leads city cops to bust suspected 'carnap gang'

Call it the wrong victim at the right place or the right victim at the wrong place, but for The News Today (TNT) newsboy Joseph Lanzar, yesterday's delivery was most certainly 'memorable' in his four-months of employ.


Ex-PNP general files string of raps vs Estancia mayor

The continued row in the Municipality of Estancia has now officially elevated from a media word war into a legal battle with retired Police General Restituto "Boy" Mosqueda taking the offensive.

Dulay confirms reshuffling of some police chiefs

Chiefs of police in several Iloilo towns would undergo reshuffling as part of preparations for the upcoming May 14 elections.

Lesser fire incidents in 2006 than in 2005 says BFP 6

A big drop of fire incidents in Western Visayas was observed by the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP VI) in 2006 compared to the year 2005 record.

Doctors take the ramp for a cause

Iloilo's top pediatricians take off their usual doctor's white uniforms this weekend, March 17, 2007, to take center stage in a fund-raising gala event at the Amigo Terrace Hotel Coral Ballroom at 7 p.m.

Gov't to put up P3.7B amelioration fund for cities

The Philippine government is contemplating to put up an amelioration fund for the 118 cities affected by the recent approval of new cities. The proposed amelioration fund is estimated to reach P3.7 billion.


Akelco frontliners undergo training on ERC issuances

Lezo, Aklan--Over 90 personnel of the Aklan Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Akelco) from different area offices gathered here at Engr. Job Y. Besana Hall, Akelco Compound for a two-day orientation-seminar of the new issuances of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) on Anti-Pilferage and Consumer Affairs on March 8-9, 2007.

PIA awards DevJourn writers

The Philippine Information Agency in Western Visayas cited 43 student paper writers for their performance in development journalism for school years 2005-2006 and 2006-2007, with the 2007 IWAG Award.

CSC launches PASADA in WV

The Civil Service Commission in Region VI launched officially the Public Service Delivery Audit (PASADA) on March 2, 2007 during the Regional Forum on PASADA and Honor Awards Program held in Sarabia Manor Hotel, Iloilo City.


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


Iloilo Yearbook 2007 Get your copy of the Iloilo Yearbook now. You can buy directly at the TNT office or email us at marketing@the newstoday.info

About the yearbook


Res Gestae

Wednesday the 17th


God, Gengos and Gonzalez

On perseverance, hard work and fiscal discipline... (Part 2)

Getting out of the dark pit

Cerebral Combustion

How to share in your wife's pregnancy

Unusual Channel

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


Taking the challenge

Rational Insanity

Porn and something like it

Immersion (Part 2)


Getting high in the City


IKCI holds quadruple dog shows


DOG breeders and dog show hobbyists trooped to the PNB Multipurpose Hall last March 3 and 4 for the 83rd, 84th, 85th and 86th All-Breed Championship Dog Shows.

The Iloilo Kennel Club Inc (IKCI), an affiliate of the Philippine Canine Club Inc. (PCCI) hosted the four shows with the support of Royal Canin and Shieldgard.

The country's top dog show judges were invited. They were Robert Dawson, Dr. Jose Mendiola Jr., Ronnie Natividad and Simon Sim.


Focus on White Robinsons Design Lab

Robinsons Design Lab

The title of the challenge is "Future Tee". How to transform 3 simple white T-shirts into one working outfit plus incorporating the ideas of urbanity, coolness, purity, futurism and striking shapes into their designs?

That was the challenge faced by the 12 designers namely: April Charmaine Clavel, Peer Lynelle Baņas, Paulo Benito Tugbang, Alfred Jor-el Espina, Robbie Philip Pacificar, Mary Rose Adelie Pacificar, Marvin Raphael Banaag, Allysa Kay Sabran, Ma. Angelica Tan, Florad John Gonzales, Neny Dawn Jover and Jigo Emmanuel Antonio.