February 8, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
Home | About | Guestbook | Forum | Feedback

Guv issues EO declaring aide as 'official alter-ego'

Objections notwithstanding and questions still unresolved, Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas Sr. issued an Executive Order (EO) vesting yet new 'powers' to a controversial aide.

Chinese New Year fireworks display tonight

After the successful fireworks display held last Dinagyang festival, Ilonggos will once again witness a world-class pyrotechnics display at the Plazoleta Gay tonight as part of the Chinese New Year celebration.

Tonight's fireworks display may not be as grand as that of the Dinagyang festival but organizers promise a wonderful sight to see on night sky.

Enlarge this image
While government executives are squabbling over multi-million transactions this man quietly repairs shoes along a sidewalk on Delgado Street in order to earn a living and feed his family.

While government executives are squabbling over multi-million transactions this man quietly repairs shoes along a sidewalk on Delgado Street in order to earn a living and feed his family.

CBCP head hails Lozada revelations

Catholic Bishops of the Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) President and Jaro Archbishop Angel Lagdameo yesterday lauded Rodolfo Noel "Jun" Lozada Jr. for coming out and airing his views on the controversial ZTE broadband deal.


Concert producer seeks reconsideration over SP decision denying 'tax exemption'

The Philippine Media Corporation (PMC) has filed a motion for reconsideration over the decision of the Sangguniang Panlungsod committee on ways and means chaired by Councilor Antonio Pesina denying their exemption from the payment of amusement tax to the city government.

Foundation eyes P1.5 M budget for Paraw Regatta

Iloilo Paraw Regatta Foundation Inc. (IPRFI) expects total donation of P1.5 million coming from local government units and corporate firms for this year's 36th Paraw Regatta Festival.

Court junks civil case vs Igbaras mayor, town execs

A Special Civil Action Case filed against Igbaras Mayor Jaime Esmeralda, members of the Igbaras Municipal Council, Municipal Development Council and Local Finance Committee has been dismissed by the Court.

Treñas backs IDFI over SP probe

City Mayor Jerry Treñas is confident that the investigation conducted by the Sangguniang Panlungsod on the Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI) will have a more positive result.


PNP to put up neighborhood network watch in Boracay

BORACAY ISLAND -- Anticipating the influx of tourists for the forthcoming Holy Week and summer season, the Philippine National Police (PNP) are activating the neighborhood network watch here to ensure peace and order for both foreign and local tourists.

Capiz eyed as eco-cultural tourism hub

Roxas City -- "I am so delighted that in just few months, our tourism industry had generated interest and enthusiasm of our major stakeholders, especially the business sector."

PRO6's Women and Children Protection Center wins PNP Best of the Best Award

Police Regional Office (PRO) 6's Women and Children Protection Center (WCPC) was adjudged nationwide as the Philippine National Police (PNP)'s Best of the Best WCPC in 2007.


Very, Very Urgent!!!
Bridging the gap
Tibiao: The town that came from 'Tigbao'
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Let the former Speaker speak
Consumers Domain
Save TESDA! Prosecute Syjuco!
On Cruise Control
Enjoying the holidays


Viagra and Blindness

/ Philip S. Chua

Thailand's Cabbages and Condoms Restaurant

/ Rhea B. Peñaflor

Climate Change and Renewable Energy

/ Newton Aaron Llorente


/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Young Voice:
Dagyang ta!

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Res Gestae:
PNP: Going strong at 17

/ Francisco Lindero Jr.


The Acropolis Clubhouse groundbreaking

The Acropolis Clubhouse groundbreaking

A new residential landmark will soon rise in Arevalo, Iloilo. Called the Acropolis, the subdivision promises an exclusive abode for some 200 families who wish to experience the cool breeze of the sea, flowers and bloom and life at its best.

---------------------------------------- Saviour International Hospital

Saviour International Hospital ... one year later

From 16 patients since it opened, Saviour International Hospital now has more than 100 percent occupancy rate.This achievement, among others was highlighted during the celebration of SIH's first anniversary last Jan. 31, 2008.

----------------------------------------The Warrior Spirited Woman

The Warrior Spirited Woman: Gina Apostol, visual artist, talks about Bahagreyna

The female specie has emerged as the stronger sex. This is because a woman has the ability to weather the storms that come in her life and then, she comes out stronger and wiser.

---------------------------------------- Elena's refuge

Elena's refuge

Purr thinks that Mediterranean houses are simple but they are the most attractive of all abodes. It must be the numerous huge windows and several doors that allow the breeze to come in.


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