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A view of Taal Volcano from Tagaytay, Batangas as it spew thick clouds of ash on January 13, 2020. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Taal Volcano eruption: ‘Minimal’ Iloilo hotel booking cancellations

ILOILO City – The eruption of Taal Volcano in Batangas province won’t adversely affect hotel bookings here for the Dinagyang Festival, according to the...

Cops’ goal: Eradicate Dinagyang petty crimes

ILOILO City – One of the goals of the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) this Dinagyang season is to curb if not totally eliminate...

Iloilo’s ‘Top 10’ drug suspect falls

ILOILO – A buy-bust operation in Barangay Natividad, Barotac Viejo town resulted in the arrest of a man whom the Iloilo Police Provincial...

Traffic Discipline Zone: Only 3 days of warning then crackdown starts

ILOILO City – The city government launched yesterday a new scheme aimed at disciplining drivers and pedestrians – the Traffic Discipline Zone.
Expect more checkpoints soon in Iloilo City and other parts of Western Visayas like this one targeting motorcycle riders. The Highway Patrol Group will be helping the Police Regional Office 6 catch motorcycle-riding criminals. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN

‘NO PLATE, NO TRAVEL’ IPPO seeks to curb rising fatal road mishaps

ILOILO – In a bid to curb fatal vehicular accidents, the Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) will be strictly enforcing the “no plate, no...

Yamashita treasure buried in Igbaras village?

ILOILO – An ongoing excavation at a private lot in Barangay Pasong, Igbaras town has alarmed residents. Behind an enclosure...

BIR in Panay rakes in P11.245-billion taxes

ILOILO City – The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) collected taxes in Panay Island reaching P11,245,584,864.87 last year. Panay Island is...
Mayor Jerry Treñas spearheads the signing of a “pledge of commitment” in support to Resolution No. 2019-654 of the Sangguniang Panlungsod encourage the public to observe “Clean as You Go” – the practice of keeping one’s area clean and tidy at all times.

City residents told: ‘Clean as you go’

ILOILO City – The Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) encourages residents, businesses and government offices to fulfil their civic duty of keeping this southern city clean.
Work on a 453.70-meter flyover (including the approaches, protection and right of way) in Barangay Ungka II, Pavia, Iloilo has started. The public should prepare for a traffic bottleneck that may last for 18 months, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways. When completed, the flyover is expected to ease traffic congestion on the Sen. Benigno Aquino Jr. Avenue, the highway leading to the Iloilo Airport. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN

Ungka II traffic congestion a test of patience

ILOILO City – Don’t want to be stuck in traffic in Barangay Ungka II, Pavia, Iloilo or be late in your work or appointment?...

RPA-ABB, NPA clash in Alimodian

ILOILO City – An undetermined number of New People Army (NPA) rebels ambushed 16 members of their splinter group Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPA-ABB)...

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