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Soldier killed in Lambunao clash with Reds

Government troopers engaged yesterday in a 30-minute gunfire with a group of communist-terrorists New People's Army (NPA) in Lambunao, Iloilo.

‘Terror’ bets face disqualification

"Terror" bets beware!

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is bent on disqualifying candidates who are out to use force and intimidation during the campaign period and employ the 'scare tactic' to get votes on the May election.

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A file photo shows fresh graduates applying for jobs in a company during a jobs fair. With school year 2006-2007 coming to an end expect thousands of graduates to scamper for employment as only few opportunities are available.

City fisherfolk to get P2.7 M oil spill claims this week

The International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund (IOPCF) is set to release P2.7 million to 820 oil spill claimants in the city on Thursday and Friday at the Fundidor covered gym. They are the first batch of claimants to receive the compensation claims in the city.


'Costly' business proposal gets cold shoulder

A broker who claimed to have linkages with big time and well known Spanish investors is asking the city government and local businessmen to put up an investment of 250,000 Euro or roughly P25 million as a start up capital to his group to promote Iloilo and Panay in Spain.

Top cop in Lambunao up for relief as Estancia police force faces ‘overhaul’

A senior police officer assigned at the Lambunao Police Office faces relief and is set to be temporarily detailed at the Iloilo Provincial Police Office (IPPO) headquarters in Sta. Barbara, Iloilo.

PRO 6 warns public of fake 'Dulay'

Police Regional Office 6 is warning the public of the caller who identifies himself as Chief Superintendent Wilfredo Dulay Sr. and is soliciting financial assistance for allegedly humanitarian projects.

Grade 6 stude wins Math tilt

A 12-year student from the SPED-Integrated School won first place in the recent 2007 Metrobank-Mathematics Teachers Association of the Philippines ,Inc.-Department of Education Math Challenge Regional Level.

Gender Planning and Analysis Workshop held for Capitol GAD Team

A Gender Planning & Analysis Workshop for Capitol Gender Advocacy (GAD) Team was held on March 21-22, 2007 as sequel of the Gender Sensitivity Training conducted on March 6-7, 2007.


Discovering tradition and culture during the Holy Week

Holy Week will be celebrated by the Roman Catholic World on April 5 to 8 and there won't be any work. These four-long days offer a good opportunity to rediscover what the Lent season is all about.

RP ranks 9th in TB cases worldwide

The Philippines ranks 9th in cases of tuberculosis (TB) worldwide and 3rd in the Asia Pacific Region.


'Let's plant Pichay in the Senate'
Anything Under the Sun
Priest-soldiers of Panay
Consumers Domain
Elections -- The Grand Trapo Show
Without the Whitecoat
Dealing with the dying in the medical residency training
Bridging the gap
Montor: Notorious outlaw or revolutionary hero?
Jacksonville on my mind
Keeping it Simple
Health @ Heart
Testing the Heart


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



Walk the talk

Hole of Justice

The thin red-line


City politics at a glance

Rational Insanity

Boracay in my mind

Eye Opener

People should choose upright candidates


Thesis Writing: Sailing and Wailings


Advocacy Statement


Oil spill clean up workers turned lovers

Jessie and Vicky

Love and hope have blossomed amid the tragedy and devastation that struck Guimaras Island.

Two residents of a village worst hit by the Petron oil spill met and fell in love while working in the clean up of the contaminated coastline.


Garden of the Ascension turns 7

Garden of the Ascension

Garden of the Ascension, Iloilo's premier memorial park, celebrated its seven years of dedicated service with a fun-filled party at the Garden of the Ascension Pavilion last March 10, 2007.