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Iloilo City Fire Marshal, Superintendent Melanie Hebawel, says preventative measures and community engagement are important in creating a fire-safe environment for everyone in the city. AJ PALCULLO/PN

BFP-Iloilo City sets the bar for fire prevention, community engagement

BY MA. THERESA LADIAO ILOILO City – The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in this city is ramping up its efforts for Fire Prevention Month. Led...

PRO-6 vows to wipe out criminals, drug personalities

ILOILO City – The newly installed director of the Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) has vowed to wipe out criminals and drug personalities in...
At the provincial capitol of Iloilo, drug testing on employees and applicants for any provincial government positions may soon be the norm. Gov. Arthur Defensor Jr. wants the capitol drug-free. PN PHOTO

Province eyes aid to families of La Paz fire casualties

ILOILO – The Iloilo provincial government is ready to provide assistance to the families of the two fatalities in a fire in La Paz,...
Department of Education Region 6 director Dr. Ramir Uytico (center) files a libel suit against DYRI RMN Iloilo anchormen (from left) Henry Lumawag, Novie Guazo, Regan Arlos, and Israel Vincent “Don” Dolido on Feb. 7, 2024. DYRI RMN ILOILO FACEBOOK PHOTO

NUJP-Iloilo, leaders rally behind RMN anchors

BY GEROME DALIPE IV ILOILO City – The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP)-Iloilo Chapter and some local leaders here have thrown their...
Firefighters and local residents battle a blaze that erupted in Barangay San Nicolas, La Paz, Iloilo City on the afternoon of Sunday, February 18. The fire resulted in two deaths. AJ PALCULLO/PN

BATTLING THE BLAZE; Fire calls surge as dry season rages

ILOILO City – This month, the Iloilo City Fire Station has been responding to three to five fire calls daily. These calls range from...
The voter education and registration fair is just one of several initiatives by Commission on Elections to raise awareness among all citizens, especially the youth. Photo shows the voter education and registration fair at the West Visayas State University in La Paz, Iloilo City on Wednesday, Feb. 21. AJ PALCULLO/PN

Comelec targets extensive voter education, registration campaign

ILOILO City – Following the successful voter education and registration fair at the West Visayas State University (WVSU) in La Paz district here yesterday,...
AUSAN. Photo courtesy of AJ Palcullo/PN

Comelec ensures smooth process for withdrawing PI signatures

ILOILO City – City and municipal election offices of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Region 6 are ready to receive withdrawal forms pertaining...

Gradual shift to old school calendar begins this year

ILOILO City – The Department of Education (DepEd) Region 6 is ready to implement the amended school calendar and activities for School Year (SY)...
Linemen work on cleaning the powerlines that straddle the Tagaytay ridge overlooking the Taal lake in Batangas. JONATHAN CELLONA, ABS-CBN NEWS/FILE PHOTO

City council gives green light for city lawyers to sue NGCP

BY GEROME DALIPE IV ILOILO City – The Iloilo City Council yesterday granted the request of the City Legal Office to file a damage complaint...
The Philippine Statistics Authority Region 6 says food and nonalcoholic beverages contributed to the low inflation rate in Iloilo City’s overall inflation rate of 1.1 percent in January 2024. JERRY TREÑAS FACEBOOK PHOTO

Treñas elated over city’s low inflation rate

BY GEROME DALIPE IV ILOILO City – Mayor Jerry P. Treñas voiced his jubilation on the recent report by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Region...