September 23, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
Home | About | Guestbook | Forum | Feedback

Displaced residents seek airport manager's ouster

Members of the New Iloilo Airport Project Affected People's Association (Niapapa) based in Brgy. Banguit, Cabatuan, Iloilo have asked the Office of the Ombudsman Visayas to dismiss Iloilo Airport Manager Allan Java.

Rains trigger evacuation as city officials call on locals to be on guard

Classes in city schools were dismissed earlier yesterday and government workers sent home as fire trucks repeatedly sounded off sirens in Jaro District.

Enlarge tis image
This passenger terminal in Brgy. Ungka, Jaro looks barren as few people went to Iloilo City.

This passenger terminal in Brgy. Ungka, Jaro looks barren as few people went to Iloilo City yesterday due to bad weather brought by typhoon Nina.

Mayors to finalize position on 'One Negros Island' state

BACOLOD CITY -- The League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP)-Negros Occidental chapter, and the Association of Chief Executives (ACE) will meet today, Tuesday, to finalize their stand on the establishment of One Negros Island federal state.


2 Masbateños killed by cops have criminal record—Tobias

One of the three persons killed in a chance encounter with the officers and operatives Regional Intelligence Office (RIO) was indicted for destructive arson and robbery in band cases before the Masbate Provincial Prosecutors Office.

Pampanga Gov. Ed Panlilio to grace Laity Week in Iloilo

Pampanga Governor Eddie Panlilio will be the guest speaker during the highlight of the celebration of the National Laity Week, September 29-October 1, in Iloilo City.

'Doc Mac' pushes for low-cost quality drugs to Ilonggos

An Ordinance is in the works aimed at increasing patients' access to low-cost quality drugs. Designed to support the Department of Health's (DOH) "P100 project," the plan ensures access to drugs which are packaged within an "affordability parameter of P100."

Panay rehab fund slashed due to mounting war expenses

Request for funds for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of areas ravaged by typhoon "Frank" in Western Visayas has been slashed by P5 billion due to increased government spending in its war with Moro rebels, according to an administration congressman.


2 dead, 1 missing in Antique sea mishap

Two persons including a 13-year old boy drowned after a passenger boat sank in Valderrama town in Antique on Sunday.

Antique Alay Lakad Foundation starts fundraising for out-shool-youth

The Antique Alay Lakad Foundation has started a fundraising to further expand its programs particularly intended to benefit the over 1,000 out-of-school youth (OSY) in the province.

Capiz province holds Tourism Week Sept. 21-27

ROXAS CITY – The province of Capiz under the leadership of Governor Victor Tanco, Sr. is holding the Tourism week from Sept. 21 – 27.

PCL-Capiz bloodletting successful

ROXAS CITY—The bloodletting activity spearheaded by the Philippine Councilors League (PCL) Capiz Chapter headed by its president Councilor David Bauson became successful.


Leonardia favors new MOA for Bacolod Boys' Home operation

BACOLOD CITY – City Mayor Evelio Leonardia agreed for the creation of a new memorandum of agreement (MOA) that will govern the operation of the Bacolod Boys Home.

New LWUA chief mulls creation of Water Bank

BACOLOD CITY -- Local Water Utilities Administrator Prospero Pichay, Jr. vowed to establish Water Bank in three months time, reduce bureaucracy in LWUA and discourage water rate increases in his five year term as the new LWUA Administrator.

Iggy holds barangay consultation in Himamaylan

BACOLOD CITY -- Negros Occidental 5th District Rep. Ignacio T. Arroyo had his consultations with the local officials of Himamaylan recently to further know the needs and other concerns of his constituents.

Barangay exec dares Bing to close new slaughterhouse for lack of DENR permits

BACOLOD CITY -- Barangay 34 Punong Barangay Richard C. Sason called on Bacolod City Mayor Evelio R. Leonardia to shut down the slaughterhouse at Barangay Handumanan until it is able to secure a Discharge Permit and Permit to Operate from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).


Proclaiming the gospel
Bridging the gap
The enduring patadyong in Ilonggo life
My walking buddies
de los Reyes  
Bonafide Text
Playing mute witness
Cerebral Combustion
Elegance over glitter: Pearls over diamonds
Res Gestae
Kapit bisig kabataan laban sa kriminalidad


Help in several forms

/ Kathy M. Villalon

Young Voice:
The nurse who loves to write

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Eye Opener:
Sensational U.S. Presidential derby

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Treasure chest

/ Jyh Ming Gonzales

An open letter to President Ted Robles


From the inbox:
Public safety and public need


Rational Insanity:

/ Bryan Mari Argos


Let's cool the earth

Let's cool the earth

Capiz Task Force on Environmental Protection chaired by Board Member Rommel Lastimoso led the tree planting of some 3,000 seedlings of different species of trees along the riverbanks of Paslang River in Barangays Salucon and Bahit in Panitan.

Minulu-an Festival

Minulu-an Festival

Talisay City celebrated its 9th Minulu-an Festival last Sept. 6 to 10, 2008. The festival inspires the new generation of Talisaynons on the culture and traditions of the past and the bravery of its ancestors especially Captain Sabi, who drove away the Moro Intruders.

SMB's Oktoberfest

SMB's Oktoberfest

The largest and grandest party, the San Miguel Octoberfest, kicked off at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol grounds last September 5 to marking the start of several nights of parties until October. The kick off was a nationwide affair.

Ticao a delegate to 1st Asian Beach Games

Ticao a delegate to 1st Asian Beach Games

Kiefer Ticao, an Ilonggo, will represent the Philippines along with another delegate from General Santos, to the 1st Asian Beach Games in Bali, Indonesia on Oct. 18, 2008. His companion is Nikita Decera from General Santos.


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