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Oil firm starts rehabilitation programs in Guimaras

The operation to remove the remaining oil from the wreck of Solar I is going smoothly, Petron President Khalid Al-Faddagh said yesterday.

Al-Faddagh said pieces of equipment of the salvage firm Sonsub have been deployed over the site of the wreckage and are undergoing testing of its systems.

Arrested man in carnap case tagged as 'king of hot items'

Carnapping charges will be filed today against the two male suspects arrested by city cops Wednesday following that successful hot pursuit operation minutes after the service motorcycle of The News Today (TNT) was stolen.

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Fr. Martin Alarcon
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Fr. Martin Alarcon takes a moment to say a private prayer before a makeshift altar in his family home. Due to the rape charges, he has been stripped of church duties.

'My faith and my God has kept me strong,' Fr. Alarcon says as rape charge hangs

"Prayers have been my way of life yet more than ever, I have made it the center of my existence."


City proud of Iloilo Yearbook 2007

City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas lauded the men and women behind TNT Publishing Inc. for coming up with the Iloilo Yearbook project.

City vows bigger financial aid for next year's Paraw Regatta

Expect next year's Paraw Regatta to be grander and bigger as the city government vowed to increase financial help to the yearly activity.

Norwegian envoy to meet with Iloilo Paraw Regatta organizers

The Ambassador of Norway to the Philippines Stale Torstein Risa will meet with the Iloilo Paraw Regatta Inc. organizers and Ms. Marilou Arcelo, president of John B. Lacson University, next month for a possible help in the foundation's proposed scholarship program for dependents of Paraw Regatta racers.

Iloilo City Hall Press Corps off to Tagbilaran

Fourteen members of the Iloilo City Hall Press Corps are off today for a two-day media workshop of the National Power Corporation (NPC) at the Bohol Tropics Hotel in Tagbilaran City. Speakers from the NPC and Energy Regulatory Commission are expected to join in the workshop.

Team Unity to arrive Sunday

The senatorial candidates of the Team Unity ticket of the administration is set to arrive in the city Sunday for its "Sulong Pulong" with their respective leaders and supporters in the city at the Sarabia Manor Convention Center. The gathering is open to the public.


Cutflower Industry propels Capiz MPCI to success

The cutflower industry propelled Capiz Multi-Purpose Cooperative Inc. (CMPCI) to success when it forge a marketing agreement with DOLE Philippines and began exporting selected ornamentals and cutflowers to Tokyo, Japan since October 2006.

Kalibo readies to commemorate the heroism of the XIX Martyrs of Aklan

Malay, Aklan -- The whole town of Kalibo readies for the commemoration of the heroism and martyrdom of the very first Katipuneros outside Luzon, the XIX Martyrs of Aklan, this coming March 23, 2007 at the Aklan Freedom Shrine.

Paraw Regatta Foundation earns P371T surplus

The Iloilo Paraw Regatta Foundation Inc. has earned P371,223 from the recent Paraw Regatta competition. The foundation has a total receipts of P1,386,378 and incurred an expenses of only P1,015,154.67 though they have included a number of new events during the affair.

Alim vows to give Treñas a good fight

Running for city mayor under the banner of the United Opposition in the May 14 senatorial and local elections is something that he neither planned nor asked for.


King's choice
Anything Under the Sun
Priest-soldiers of Panay
Consumers Domain
Poverty line
Without the Whitecoat
Dealing with the dying in the medical residency training
Bridging the gap
The Babaylan-led revolt in Igbaong, Antique
"Makibaka! Huwag Matakot!"
Keeping it Simple
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


Bobby Soul's music to benefit street children

Bobby Soul

WHEN Bobby Soul of the 50s band, "The Platters", came to the Philippines, he saw the plight of the street children.

This led him to organize shows that will benefit them and one of these is a concert that will be held at Amigo Terrace Hotel at 8:30 tonight.


TNT Publishing Inc. launches the Iloilo Yearbook 2007 and the News Today as a daily newspaper

A double Celebration

The much-awaited Iloilo Yearbook 2007 is finally out. Of course, as excited as the management and staff of the TNT Publishing Incorporated were the families, friends and business partners who trooped to the Emilion function room, Roadhaus Complex last March 14, Wednesday.