September 17, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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City girds for implementation of anti-littering, vandalism ordinance

The enforcement arm of the Iloilo City Solid Waste Management Board (ICSWMB) will start implementing regulation Ordinance 149, an ordinance which prescribes the penalties for activities inimical to cleanliness and sanitation next month.

Comelec disqualifies Dueñas vice mayor

For failure to comply with the basic one-year residency requirement on all local elective officials, the vice mayor of Dueñas, Iloilo has been stripped of her post.

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Graffiti, a form of vandalism

Graffiti, a form of vandalism, which is rampant in Iloilo City is one of the targets of Ordinance 149.(inset)Deputy City Director Supt. Eugenio Espejo shows the citation ticket to be issued to violators of anti-lettering and vandalism ordinance.

NFA suspends accreditation of 19 Tindahan Natin operators

National Food Authority (NFA) has suspended the accreditation of 19 Tindahan Natin operators in northern Iloilo preventing them from withdrawing government rice in any of the NFA warehouses.


Treñas dismayed over low NAT rating of city schools

City Mayor Jerry Treñas said the City Division of Schools must prioritize the quality of education it provides to the elementary and secondary students in the city.

DOT-6 joins tourism selling mission, leisure fair in Russia

In line with the efforts to sustain the growth of tourist arrivals, the Department of Tourism is gearing up for participation in overseas fairs and events in Europe.

SP body agree to give Rapiz 'final chance' to give side on 'Berdugo' probe

The invitation was made once, twice and thrice. The 'no-show' happened once, twice and thrice as well.

ILECO 1 debunks 'Kontra Selos' complaints

Iloilo's biggest electric cooperative came out with an official explanation before the Iloilo Sanggunian Panlalawigan (SP) on the issue of purported unfair and illegal practices.


Fiscal junks Roxas slay suspects' motion for reinvestigation

ROXAS CITY – The City Prosecution Office has denied the motion for reinvestigation sought by the lawyers of two accused in the murder of Radio Mindanao Network (RMN) dyVR commentator Martin Roxas.

DILG: Panitan Liga election on Oct. 6

PANITAN, Capiz – Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) finally decided to set the election of the Liga ng mga Barangay - Panitan chapter on October 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Another Globe cellsite bombed in Capiz

ROXAS CITY – Another cellular site owned by Globe Telecom was bombed Sunday night by armed men believed to be members of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA).


Creation of new cities lower IRA shares of LGUs

BACOLOD CITY -- The creation of new cities and municipalities in the country resulted to a decrease in the Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) of local governments, said Negros Occidental Governor Isidro Zayco.

Priest wants status quo in Bacolod Boys Home operation

BACOLOD CITY -- Fr. Fernando Peralta, delegated supervisor of Bacolod Boys Home Foundation Inc. (BBHFI), in a letter addressed to City Mayor Evelio Leonardia requested for a status quo in the administration of the BBHFI.


de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Playing mute witness
Cerebral Combustion
Elegance over glitter: Pearls over diamonds
Bridging the gap
The opposition to the Americans and the Canton Republic of Negros
Super Lola
Res Gestae
Kapit bisig kabataan laban sa kriminalidad


Young Voice:
Yes and No

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Letter to the editor:


Rational Insanity:
Stepping aside

/ Bryan Mari Argos

Butter on a burn

/ Philip S. Chua, MD,

Mass graves: CPP/NPA's fair deal?

/ Raphael Locario

Thoughts on UP as The National University of the Philippines

/ Ma. Zenaida B. French

Where have all the book lovers gone?

/ William B. Ongsitco


8th season of Justice Calixto Zaldivar Memorial Cup

8th season of Justice Calixto Zaldivar Memorial Cup

Antique's biggest basketball league is slated this September until end of November and this is for the purpose of promoting environmental consciousess.

People I knew and met

People I knew and met

Hi and hello to all TNT readers of this feature page. I welcome myself as the new feature and travel writer of TNT.

WVCST alumni artists stage exhibit

WVCST alumni artists stage exhibit

The Western Visayas College of Science and Technology Alumni Artists Association staged an exhibit in line with the school's general alumni homecoming earlier this month.



Fashion stalwart Mel Varca recently unveiled her vintage collection of timeless, modern and traditional Filipino costumes, which were masterfully designed, tastefully created, sinfully beaded and handcrafted to perfection in celebration of her 21th year in the fashion industry.


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