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‘Duterte plea to extend drug war not surprising’

BY MERIANNE GRACE EREÑETAILOILO City – Ilonggos were not surprised that President Rodrigo Duterte asked for a six-month extension of his campaign against drugs...

2 nabbed for selling ‘smuggled’ petrol

BY RUBY P. SILUBRICOILOILO City – Two persons were arrested yesterday in Barangay Poblacion II, Estancia, Iloilo for selling allegedly smuggled petroleum products. Peter Salazar,...

Hotline 8888 receives good feedback

ILOILO City – Complaints hotline 8888 established by President Rodrigo Duterte has been receiving positive feedback from citizens across the country, according to the...

Program on disaster preparedness takes off

ILOILO City – Disaster preparedness initiatives and programs should be supported by media, an official of the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) Region 6...

Jed seeks to compel reluctant households

BY GLENDA SOLOGASTOAILOILO City – How do you convince reluctant households to allow inside residual spraying (IRS) to get rid of mosquitoes spreading the...

6 villages fail to submit drug reports

BY GLENDA SOLOGASTOAILOILO City – Six barangays failed to submit their Barangay Anti-illegal Drug Council (BADAC) quarterly report, according to Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog. All...

2 caretakers of drug lord’s Boracay house arrested

BY RUBY P. SILUBRICOILOILO City – Two suspected members of Cebu-based slain drug lord Jeffrey “Jaguar” Diaz were arrested yesterday in Barangay Manoc-manoc, Boracay...

Academe, gov’t forge alliance for stronger disaster preparedness

ILOILO City – The Region 6 offices of the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) and Philippine Information Agency (PIA), and Central Philippine University (CPU)...

Truck sideswipes BM’s vehicle

BY MERIANNE GRACE EREÑETAILOILO – A sport utility vehicle of Provincial Board member Jess Salcedo figured in an accident in Barangay Tinocuan, Dingle town. Salcedo...

Oton tops in number of drug personalities

BY RUBY P. SILUBRICOILOILO – In this province, the town of Oton has the most number of drug personalities. The Oton police station listed 45,...

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