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Pre-election showdown: Defensor, Biron hold separate mass oath-taking for village officials

ILOILO City – Today’s two separate mass oath-taking ceremonies of Iloilo barangay officials – one in the morning and the other in the afternoon...

Bacolod cops cautious in arresting ‘tambays’

BACOLOD City – Personnel of the Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) are exercising caution in apprehending tambays (loiterers).“We are cautious,” said BCPO head Senior...

Concepcion housing project: Contractor willing to correct deficiencies

ILOILO City – The contractor of National Housing Authority’s (NHA) P290-million housing project in Barangay Bacjawan Sur, Concepcion, Iloilo welcomed the Department of Public...

Closure of ‘hospital for the poor’ postponed

BACOLOD City – The Bacolod Our Lady of Mercy Specialty Hospital will not close anytime soon.This after the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) and...

Bacolod SP sees better Negros airports

BACOLOD City – The city council through a resolution thanked the Regional Development Council (RDC) for endorsing the P1.6-billion fund for the development of...

Woman falls in San Jose drug bust

SAN JOSE, Antique – Local authorities arrested a woman in a sting operation in Barangay Funda-Dalipe.The 26-year-old Joebel “Tata” Dalumpines of Barangay Poblacion 2,...

5 drug suspects arrested in Roxas

ROXAS City – Five persons were arrested in two separate drug buy-bust operations in this capital city on Friday.Officers from the Provincial Drug Enforcement...

Cimatu ‘seriously considers’ plastic ban in Boracay

BORACAY – Environment secretary Roy Cimatu is “seriously considering” a ban on single-use plastics in this closed island resort.The famed beach destination generates an...

Senators welcome passage of Mental Health Law

MANILA – Senators lauded the signing of Republic Act (RA) 11036, or the Mental Health Law, which seeks to improve mental health care in...

38 states urge PH to stop bloody drug war

MANILA – The United Nations Human Rights Council urged the Philippine government to end President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs,” which led to numerous...

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