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Storm surge wrecks 15 houses in Iloilo

ILOILO – Southwest monsoon-induced storm surges destroyed 15 houses in this province.Thirteen of the houses were totally wrecked while two were partially damaged.A storm...

‘GEOHAZARDS’

ILOILO City – A “geohazard” map identifies areas susceptible or vulnerable to various geologic hazards such as floods and landslides. Local government units (LGUs)...

37 Iloilo City brgys prone to flooding

ILOILO City – Thirty-seven barangays have “high” to “very high” susceptibility to flooding, according to the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region 6.Twenty-seven of...

New Leganes mayor vows ‘participative’ governance

ILOILO – The municipality of Leganes has a new mayor.Jose Romi Marañon, elected vice mayor in 2016, took his oath as mayor yesterday morning...

‘Riding-in-tandem’ shoot drug suspect

ILOILO City – Motorcycle-driving gunmen shot a drug suspect in Barangay Cadolonan, San Remigio, Antique.Twenty-year-old Edson Naquita of Barangay Funda-Dalipe, San Jose died of...

Gerochi open to be Joe’s running mate if invited

ILOILO City – Councilor R Leone Gerochi is open to running for vice mayor of this southern city if Mayor Jose Espinosa III would...

DOUBLE TROUBLE: Antique mayor, daughter face graft, estafa raps

ILOILO City – The Iloilo City Prosecutor’s Office finds sufficient basis to charge Valderrama, Antique’s town mayor and her daughter with estafa.Mayor Jocelyn Posadas...

‘Leptos’ cases in Iloilo up 283 percent

ILOILO – The Provincial Health Office (PHO) recorded 88 leptospirosis cases with nine deaths since January – 283 percent higher than the cases recorded...

Monsoon rains displace 356 families in Region 6

ILOILO City – The southwest monsoon enhanced by typhoon “Ompong” displaced 356 families from 14 barangays in the provinces of Antique, Guimaras and Negros...

IPPO claims 80 percent drop in shabu supply

ILOILO – The Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) claimed an 80 percent drop in the supply of shabu.This was due to relentless antidrug operations,...

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