Web www.thenewstoday.info
June 20, 2007, Iloilo City, Philippines
Home | About | Guestbook | Forum | Feedback

Communist terror plot targets 14 WV towns

Internal security operations are tightened in fourteen towns of Western Visayas following verified information of its inclusion in the "Oplan Sabotage" of communist terrorists New People's Army (NPA).

Fish vendor killed by irate pa over daughter's rape plaint

A fish vendor was stabbed to his death by an irate father inside the Iloilo Terminal Market early morning yesterday causing panic and chaos.

Enlarge this image
A. Chris Fernandez
Pedicabs temporarily use this portion of M.H. Del Pilar Street, City Proper which is currently closed because of the ongoing construction of the Infante flyover.

City needs additional P10.6 M to finish new slaughterhouse

City Mayor Jerry Treñas requested Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Arthur Yap for another P10.6 million for the completion of the double AA abattoir in Barangay Tacas, Jaro district. The government has already spent P16 million for the project.


Families of missing activists to seek help from Trillanes

The families of two abducted activists in Iloilo are seeking the help of Senator-elect Antonio Trillanes IV in finding their loved ones.

Province loses active Bantay Dagat operative--Tupas

Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas Sr. directed Iloilo Provincial Police Office (IPPO) director Senior Supt. Melvin Mongcal to conduct a thorough investigation and bring to justice the killers of the Bantay Dagat commander of Barangay Binun-an, Batad, Iloilo last Sunday night.

DOTC allocates P50 million for new Iloilo Airport's fence

A week after the inauguration of the new Iloilo airport of international standards, Senator Franklin Drilon said there is a necessity to install a perimeter fence on the access road from the airport.

2 more flyovers for Iloilo City

Another two flyovers will rise in the city after President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo approved the request of City Mayor Jerry Treñas for additional flyover projects to address the worsening traffic situation in the city.

Dinagyang officials honorary Texans

The San Antonio City Council conferred Thursday, June 7, 2007, honorary citizenships to Mr. Lee Chuan and City Tourism Officer Ben Jimena, president and executive director respectively of the Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation, Inc. (IDFI) in a ceremony held at the start of the Texas Folklife Festival in the City of San Antonio, Texas.


Aklan techvoc high school faces good prospects

Kalibo, Aklan -- A technical and vocational (techvoc) high school here in Aklan is facing good prospects this school year.

Bacolod city mayor vying to replace Treñas as LCP prexy

Bacolod City Mayor Evelio "Bing" Leonardia is one of the three contenders for the presidency of the League of the Cities in the Philippines (LCP).

Negros Occidental rice, corn production survey set

Negros Occidental -- The Bureau of Agricultural Statistics (BAS) here will be conducting a Rice and Corn Production Survey on July 1 to 10, Provincial Agricultural Statistician Joely Cabarles, said.


Anything Under the Sun
Cross and crown of Arevalo
Consumers Domain
Did we benefit from power privatization?
Without the Whitecoat
Practicing within one's specialty
Bridging the gap
Bisayan beliefs in the unseen world
'United Nations' of MS Noordam (4)
Health @ Heart
Sex and Diabetes 3


Enhancing Christian education

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Women and the art of flirting

/ Kathy M. Villalon

By Order:
Be on guard against criminals

/ PCSupt. Wilfredo V. Dulay, Sr.

Philippines from afar

/ By Zoe Cadena-Pittracher

Eye Opener:
The passing of a Godly woman

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Cerebral Combustion:
The art of following in the name of religion

/ By Hacel D. Du-Chua

Gateway to progress

Unusual Channel:
What Iloilo needs

/ Ma. Renette B. Uy

Young Voice:
Enrolling with pink folders

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

From The Inbox:
Civilian cooperation

Rational Insanity:
Hitting the road

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Time to move on

/ Nelson C. Robles


The Promenade

The Promenade Refreshed!

The Promenade launched its new Ala Carte Menu and invited friends from The News Today for a sampling of these tasteful delights. One of The Promenade's specialty and bestseller is its choice of seafoods. For the avid seafood lover, Gratinated Seafood Sampler is a must.

----------------------------------------Pancho Villa

Never a dull moment with Pancho Villa

He's got a cool voice. He has a sense of humor. He's intelligent and charming. He's no less than Pancho Villa, the man who keeps you on your toes while you're listening to 93.5 Campus Radio AYOS! from one to five in the afternoon.

----------------------------------------LARGE 8

LARGE 8: SM holds biggest exhibit on Photo-Abstraction

Someone once said, "Happiness is not so much in having as sharing. We make a living by what we get but we make a life by what we give." This, in this essence, is the concept behind the exhibit which inspired SM Supermalls, 2GO - an Aboitiz company, Epson and the eight photographer-artists to give and share awareness and appreciation of photographic art around the country.

----------------------------------------4th Pandayan Festival

Badiangan soars high Holds the 4th Pandayan Festival

People of Badiangan generally pursue traditional occupations, including small-scale commerce, and crafts such as textile work and one of the town's most popular industry---blacksmithing and metalworks. Varieties of artisans provided services to the growing agricultural population. Blacksmiths set up shops in some rural barangays, where they create and repair tools needed by farm families.


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

What's Inside?

About the yearbook