November 15, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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A new chapter unfolds for The News Today

The 10-year-old The News Today newspaper is entering a new chapter.

Starting January 1, 2011, the newspaper will have a new management, led by a returning Iloilo-born journalist-turned businessman.

Solon sponsors viewing for Ilonggos; VM hails boxing icon’s win

National pride soared once more Sunday afternoon (Saturday night in Dallas, Texas) when Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao won his eighth world title.


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More than 2,000 Ilonggos troop to Jaro gym in Iloilo City

More than 2,000 Ilonggos troop to Jaro gym in Iloilo City yesterday to watch the Pacquiao-Margarito fight.

‘Iloilo assured of enough electricity for Christmas’

The Iloilo provincial government is assisting the Iloilo Electric Cooperative II (ILECO II) in negotiating the purchase of 3 to 5 megawatts of additional power from Salcon Power Corp. to ensure adequate power supply in the province during the Christmas season.


Antique SWAT acquires 25 firearms, 3 body armors

The Special Weapons and Tactics team of the Antique Police Provincial Office (APPO) gets boost with an additional 25 guns and three personal body armors provided by the Police Regional Office 6.

Farmers group files case vs former mayor, engineer

A farmers’ group has filed charges against former Estancia town mayor Restituto Mosqueda and an engineer for putting up infrastructures in a vast tract of land placed under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) in the town’s Brgy. Cano-an.

Iloilo NGO-PO Week set

The Iloilo Coalition of Non-government Organizations and People’s Organizations (ICON) will hold the 11th NGO-PO Week in Iloilo on December 1 to 7.


Pilar fisherfolk seek guv’s help

ROXAS CITY – Fisherfolk in Pilar, Capiz have sought the help of Gov. Victor Tanco Sr. after their fishing boats were seized in Pilar Bay by the town’s Bantay Dagat personnel.

14 sports events slated in ‘Sinadya sa Halaran’

ROXAS CITY – The Sinadya sa Halaran 2010 (SSH) will feature 14 sports events during the festivities set December 3 to 8.

December 3 & 8 non-working days

ROXAS CITY – All business establishments, banks, private and public schools, colleges and universities, and residents of Roxas City and Capiz province are encouraged to participate in the week-long festivities of the upcoming Sinadya sa Halaran Festival Week on December 3 to 8.

Tanco to police: prioritize war vs. drugs

ROXAS CITY – Capiz Gov. Victor Tanco Sr. has urged the Capiz Police Provincial Office headed by Senior Supt. Renato Gumban to prioritize the fight against illegal drugs in the province.


Lawmakers to speak at NICP Summit

Heads of the information technology committees in both houses of Congress will speak during the 3rd National Summit on November 25 and 26 in Bacolod City, said Jocelle Batapa-Sigue, chairperson of the National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NICP).

Vista Land hits P8.2B in Jan.-Sept. real estate revenues

MANILA – Property developer and homebuilder Vista Land and Lifescapes announced that it has posted real estate revenues amounting to P8.2 billion for the first nine months of 2010.


Quantitative easing has dubious effects
Save a heart – yours!
Chasing pavements (and memories) in Iloilo
Anything under the Sun
Fray Martin de Rada, Apostle of Panay
Paglaum, Inspirasyon, Pangamuyo
Overhauling of city drainage more important


Virginity causes cancer?

/ Dr. Cesar Yap

Querol’s BPAT: Will it make a difference?

/ Francisco B. Lindero Jr.

The Blood and Mud in the Philippines: Anti-Guerrilla Warfare on Panay Island

/ Toshimi Kuma

Summit of wealthy nations

/ Ted Aldwin Ong

Real Life:
People Watching

/ Dolly M. Palisada


/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Children are hurt most by lack of justice

/ Fr. Shay Cullen


Rated R!

Rated R!

To celebrate Children’s Month recently, Boy Jorge and his show “Rated R” paid homage to the talents and abilities of kids and teens. Held at SM City Iloilo, the show started with a dance number from 360 Degrees Dancers and a song number from Gia.

----------------------------------------Chocolate Festival at Tinapayan

Chocolate Festival at Tinapayan

Tinapayan, home of fresh, delicious and healthy breads, pastries and cakes, holds a yearly Chocolate Festival during October. In the previous years, dresses made of chocolate were brought to Iloilo and displayed at Tinapayan, The Atrium.

---------------------------------------- Visayas Blogging Summit slated November 27

Visayas Blogging Summit slated November 27

BLOGGERS will learn more about online entrepreneurship and citizen journalism as well as explore the potential impact of blogging on society, business and politics during the Visayas Blogging Summit to be held on Nov. 27, 2010 at the SM Cinema 6.

---------------------------------------- SM Hypermarket’s Grand Opening

SM Hypermarket’s Grand Opening

SM Hypermarket’s blessing and opening program was unforgettable. It was festive and eventful. Most importantly, good food and drinks abound. In the afternoon when it opened for the public, traffic was tight at Commission Civil


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