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14 RPA-ABB members surrender weapons

ILOILO – Fourteen members of the Rebolusyonaryong Partidong Manggagawa ng Pilipinas / Revolutionary Proletarian Army / Alex Bongcayao Brigade – Tabara Paduano Group (RPM-P/RPA/ABB-TPG)...

Dengue deaths recorded in 26 towns, Passi City

ILOILO – The 67 dengue-related deaths in this province (as of Aug. 24) were from 26 municipalities and the component city of Passi, data...
A digital rendition of the planned command center in Iloilo City. BUSINESS WORLD ONLINE

P38-M disaster and traffic command center to rise in Mandurriao district

ILOILO City – A P38-million command center for this city’s traffic and disaster risk reduction and management will soon to rise within the Gaisano...
“This is my little contribution to end the problem of illegal drugs,” says Colonel Roland Vilela, director of the Iloilo Police Provincial Office. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN

7 FREED CONVICTS YIELD TO POLICE: 17 more expected to surrender – IPPO

ILOILO – Twenty-four convicts from this province have been released by the Bureau of Corrections for good behavior in line with the Good Conduct...
CRIME DOES NOT PAY. Syrian Mona Ali Hassoun (left) has been convicted by courts in Syria this year and Kuwait last year for the death of Ilongga overseas Filipino worker Joanna Demafelis (right). Her Lebanese husband Nader Essam Assaf was convicted in Kuwait, too, and is currently undergoing trial in Lebanon where he fled. Both have been sentenced in absentia to die by hanging in Kuwait.

Syria convicts boss of frozen Iloilo OFW

MANILA – The female employer of slain Ilongga overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Joanna Demafelis in Kuwait has been convicted for murder by...
A member of Humane Society International (HSI) administers the anti-rabies vaccine on a dog as part of their mass vaccination. Dogs are responsible for as much as 99 percent of rabies transmissions to humans, says the World Health Organization. REUTERS FILE PHOTO

Rabies remains a public threat but region short of vaccines

ILOILO City – Rabies remains a public threat in Western Visayas but there is a dearth of anti-rabies vaccines in the region, according to the...

Mayors’ league vows support to Defensor admin

ILOILO – The new set of officers of the League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) Iloilo Chapter vowed full support to the administration...

City ordinance for point-to-point routes proposed

ILOILO City – Councilor Romel Duron proposed an ordinance “establishing route for point-to-point (P2P) buses and vans in the transport hub at the Iloilo...
A policeman patrols the Iloilo Esplanade using a bicycle for better mobility. The Iloilo City government plans to put additional lampposts at the esplanade to discourage illegal activities in the area. Vandals have been ruining portions of the esplanade and even stealing streetlights there. PN PHOTO

ESPLANADE ‘SEXCAPADE’| Lovers face ‘grave scandal’ rap for public sex

BY RUBY SILUBRICO and GLENDA TAYONAILOILO City – For some, the Iloilo Esplanade is more than just a recreational...
Mayor Jerry Treñas of Iloilo City and Executive Assistant Rosario San Agustin with the Gawad KALASAG Award received by the city government from the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council for Excellence in DRR and Humanitarian Assistance.

Iloilo City wins 2019 reg’l Gawad KALASAG

ILOILO City – The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) was cited as the best in Western Visayas during the 21st Gawad...

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