November 20, 2008 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
Home | About | Guestbook | Forum | Feedback

LCP hails Supreme Court ruling junking cityhood of 16 towns

The League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) yesterday hailed the Supreme Court ruling declaring as unconstitutional the elevation of 16 municipalities into cities in 2007.

Solon welcomes Church 'peace talks' over RH bill

With such message sounded off, Iloilo First District Representative Janette Loreto-Garin welcomed "peace talks" now offered by the Catholic Church hierarchy. Peace talks, that is, on the issue of the highly-controversial Reproductive Hill (RH) Bill.

Enlarge tis image
Residents of Brgy. Guihaman, Leganes have placed streamers outside the “bihon” and candy factory of Eon Philippines Industries complaining about the foul odor and noise pollution caused by the factory.

Residents of Brgy. Guihaman, Leganes have placed streamers outside the “bihon” and candy factory of Eon Philippines Industries complaining about the foul odor and noise pollution caused by the factory. Inset: Waste water from the factory which emits foul odor freely flows on the drainage canal.

IDFI releases initial subsidy of P270T to 9 tribes

The Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI) yesterday released an initial subsidy of P270,000 for nine participating tribes in the 2009 Dinagyang competition. The nine participating tribes are those tribes covered by the subsidy rules of the foundation.


DENR Usec to keynote Bamboo Market Week opening Nov. 24

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Undersecretary Edgardo C. Manda will visit Iloilo City as keynote speaker of the Iloilo Bamboo Market Week which opens on Nov. 24, Monday, at the SM City Iloilo event center.

Barangays told: No excessive X'mas lights

Mayor Jerry P. Treñas Wednesday directed all barangay officials in the city to refrain from putting up Christmas trees and other decorations adorned with Christmas lights.

Bombo exec is first Ilonggo KBP prexy

Herman Z. Basbaño, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (AM Division) of Bombo Radyo Philippines, has been elected President of the Kapisanan ng mga Broadkaster sa Pilipinas (KBP) during the 34th KBP Top Level Management Conference held at Tagaytay City last week.

'Gulayan ng Paaralan Project' benefits 127 schools in Antique

The Gulayan ng Paaralan Project (GPP) of the Department of Agriculture benefited 127 elementary schools and 10,535 households in the province of Antique. The project aims to alleviate hunger and malnutrition in vulnerable areas.

WV RPOC members briefed on new functions

Members of the newly-organized Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) of Western Visayas chaired by Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas were recently briefed of their new functions and duties in a meeting held at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol recently.

Tsunami scare hits Bora anew

BORACAY ISLAND -- A ‘silent panic’ was back here anew particularly in beachfront properties with text messages passed around locals and beach resort managers. The reason?


Chinese bizwoman wounded, daughter killed in Roxas City robbery

ROXAS CITY – A Chinese businesswoman was seriously wounded while her 16-year old daughter was killed after two robbers barged into their house in Aguinaldo Street, Barangay 1 this city Tuesday evening.

FITS Nabas, Ibajay receive donated ICT equipment

The Philippine Council for Agriculture and Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCARRD) through the Western Visayas Agriculture Resources Research and Development Consortium (WESVARRDEC) turned over a set of desktop computer and a cellular phone to FITS Nabas and Ibajay on October 14, 2008.

KALAHI-CIDSS bares accomplishments

The Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Community Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI-CIDSS) bared its accomplishments of project implementation in the region.


Cop, wife face murder raps in Chiu slay

BACOLOD CITY – Police has already filed murder charges against three suspects in the killing of businessman Dixon Chiu last October 29 in his rice warehouse in B.S. Aquino Drive this city.

Kabankalan officials join 19thconfab on West Visayan History and Culture

Two SP members and a tourism officer represented Kabankalan City in the 19thConference on West Visayan History and Culture on the theme "Bisaya Kita: Promoting West Visayan Ethic and Cultural Identity".

Negros Occ. to mark National Book Week

The Provincial Library in cooperation with the Negros Occidental Librarians Association will celebrate the 2008 National Book Week on November 24, 2008 at the Capitol Social Hall, Bacolod City with the theme, "Ang Batang Palabasa, Dalubhasa sa Kultura".


Tough times demand toughness
Bridging the gap
Iliganon, Hiligaynon, Ilong-ilonganon or Ilonggo, which one?
de los Reyes
Bonafide Text
Res Gestae
Meeting the grassroots
A dream fulfilled


Coffee Thursdays:
Giving in time of global depression

/ Paolo Carreon

Destruction of distraction

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Wayward and Fanciful:
Primal scream

/ Gail Ilagan

Bull's Eye:
Underground call center


Police officers must undergo regular neuro test

/ John Sue


Fashion for a cause

Fashion for a cause

Fashionata, a fashion show and musical extravaganza held for the benefit of children with cancer, was a success.The event was organized by KKK or Mga Kaibigan ng mga Kabataang May Kanser

Pinta Flores Festival

Pinta Flores Festival: San Carlos City, Negros Occidental

The Pintaflores Festival shall be considered as the official festival of the City of San Carlos, Province of Negros Occidental which is being held every 5th of November .

'Princess Raya's' 8th birthday

'Princess Raya's' 8th birthday

Raya Marelle Carrillo Hibionada turned 8 November 13th in a Princess-themed party at the family home in Arevalo, IloiloCity.

Mojave Grill and Steak House

Mojave Grill and Steak House: Steaking their claim

Mojave Grill and Steak House has opened at The Avenue and promises a great deal of excellent American fare. The News Today had the first taste of Mojave's tender and tasty steaks, salads, soups, appetizers and desserts.


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