• Two drug suspects cover their faces with blankets at the police station of Arevalo, Iloilo City. They were arrested at a so-called shabu bodega in Barangay Sooc, Arevalo on Jan. 20, 2018. Policemen recovered from them 109 sachets of shabu valued at P200,000. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN

  • These policemen of the Iloilo City Police Office are getting ready for their deployment across the city for the Dinagyang Festival highlights on Jan. 27 and 28, 2018. They are shown here listening to the instructions of Senior Superintendent Henry Biñas, city police director, at the ICPO headquarters. PHOTO BY SENIOR INSPECTOR SHELLA MAE SANGRINES

  • A vendor peddles food to people watching the Dinagyang Festival opening salvo at the Freedom Grandstand on Jan. 12, 2018. Sanitary permits and health cards would be required of those operating food vending kiosks during the festival, the highlights of which are on Jan. 27 and 28. JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN

  • Crowd swarm near the performance arena in Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental yesterday as the city celebrated its 42nd Sinulog Festival. ARCHIE REY ALIPALO/PN

  • Repairs are ongoing on a part of the Lapuz-Mansaya-Loboc Road in Iloilo City. Water fills a portion of the project that has yet to be paved. While there are warning signs and a banner indicating this is a project of the Public Works department, Panay News patrollers have not found a billboard providing more details – the expected date of completion, for example. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN

  • NEED FOR SPEED. Around 100 motorbike riders from across Panay Island joined the 2nd Iloilo Dinagyang Festival Motocross on Sunday, Jan. 21 in Barangay Tacas, Jaro, Iloilo City. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN

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