December 24, 2007 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
Home | About | Guestbook | Forum | Feedback

16 WV towns under communist threat

At least sixteen towns in three provinces of Western Visayas are under direct threat from harassments and feared attacks from communist terrorists.

Court grants writ of amparo to kin of missing activists

The Iloilo Regional Trial Court (RTC) has granted a writ of amparo to the families of two abducted Iloilo activists who have remained missing for eight months.

Enlarge this image
bus and jeepney terminals

Passengers crowd the bus and jeepney terminals as they rush to go home to their families for Christmas.

Maasin holds 9th Tultugan Festival

All roads lead to the town of Maasin some 30 kilometers from Iloilo City as this bustling central Iloilo town holds the ninth edition of its annual festivity, the Tultugan Festival, on December 26, 2007.


Iloilo city, province now installed in the GPK Hall of Fame

Both the city and province of Iloilo have now been installed to the Gawad Pangulo sa Kapaligirian (GPK) hall of fame after emerging as regional winners during the awarding ceremony held at Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center last Dec. 21.

Government undaunted by threats, AFP says

Ceasefire notwithstanding, a growing exchange and display of might and power continues between the local Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) here and the communist hierarchy.

DOH warns parents to keep children off from firecrackers

Parents in Western Visayas are reminded of safe toys fit for children this Christmas where all forms of toys and pyrotechnics stuff are already displayed for sale.

City's task forces get bigger budget allocation

The six task forces of the city government got 12 percent of the P3,334,992 budget for the non-office expenses in the fourth quarter of 2007. It has a budget of P276,940 before the end of the year. It is much bigger compared to the City Health Development program.


Kin of missing activists celebrate 'incomplete' Christmas

May Wan Dominado is busy wrapping gifts for her cousins and relatives in time for Christmas.

Completed roads boost farmers' productivity

The farmers' productivity is now expected to be higher with the completion of around 134 farm-to-market (FMR) roads across the country.

Boracay recycling center helps rid island of garbage

Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan -- A recycling center here focusing on converting used Styrofoam into other useful items is helping the island get rid of non-biodegradable garbage.


'Tis the Season
Bridging the gap
Gift-giving at Christmas
Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Blame me not
The timeless value of giving
Without the Whitecoat
Food supplements: Business or cure?


Christmas reflection

Rational Insanity:
Ten best Christmas song lyric lines

Eye Opener:
Christmas and Christians

/ By Rodolfo P.Gumabong

Prophets or troublemakers?

/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Origins of place names (6)

A weekend without Friendster


Life of a burned out chef

Life of a burned out chef

Allan is one of the first Filipino graduates of the Culinary Institute of America. He finished a full program and he graduated Valedictorian. Rene and I attended the New England Culinary Institute in year 2000.


---------------------------------------- Having Our Own Home

Having Our Own Home

With a savings of P20,000, Kabalaka's savings ballooned to over 2 million pesos. In fact, their savings have transcended their original purpose of providing financial assistance and loans to contributors.


Ikthus is born in Iloilo

Ikthus is a Christian symbol for fish. The first believers were scared to wear any mark of their faith because they were persecuted and killed. Then, the time came that they sketched the symbol of the fish to show to others that they are Christians. This Greek rebus means: I - Jesus, X - Christ, O - God's, Y - Son's and E – Savior.

---------------------------------------- A Holiday Trail of Lights

Janiuay and Pototan: A Holiday Trail of Lights

In the Philippines, Christmas is a time for family and for generosity. Everyone who participates in holiday activities has traditions marked by family reunions, gifts and candy for children, gifts for the poor, Midnight Mass, singing of carols, Christmas trees, ornaments in brightly-colored lights, and much more.


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

What's Inside?

About the yearbook