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Mayor Jerry Treñas. IAN PAUL CORRDEO/PN

Treñas bucks ‘mercy killing’ of stray dogs

ILOILO City – Just a proposal. This was how Mayor Jerry Treñas described the “mercy killing” of stray dogs here.

Murcia logs highest rape cases in NegOcc

BACOLOD City – The town of Murcia has the highest number of rape cases for two consecutive years in Negros Occidental.
Abaca farmers in Aklan are urged to produce high-grade abaca fibers due to its increasing demand. According to Kennedy Costales, executive director of the Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority, the P7-billion Philippine abaca fiber industry has helped boost the country’s economy from its 97-percent export earnings. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE-PHILIPPINE RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

Aklan abaca farmers told to produce first-class fibers

KALIBO, Aklan – The Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority (PhilFIDA) urged abaca farmers in this province to produce high-grade abaca fibers due to its...
The P50 million budget for the design and construction of this stadium cauldron for the upcoming Southeast Asian Games could already construct around 50 classrooms at P1 million each, says Sen. Franklin Drilon. BCDA

P50-M cauldron for SEA Games questioned

MANILA – Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon questioned the cost for the design and construction of a stadium cauldron for the 2019 Southeast Asian...
UGLY AND HAZARDOUS. If this is not a fire hazard, what is? Though these electricity, telephone and cable television cables look more like ugly spider’s cobwebs, residents of this neighborhood in Barangay Baldoza, La Paz, Iloilo City call them “spaghetti wires”. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN


ILOILO City – Aside from courting the ire of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), Panay Electric Co. (PECO) has also angered telecommunications giant Philippine...

Ilonggos have best sex life – survey

ILOILO City – Ilonggos have the best sex life among Visayans and have a better one compared to the rest of the country,...

NegOcc guv to consumers: ‘Patronize local pork’

BACOLOD City – With several weeks leading to holiday season, Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson renewed his call to Negrenses to patronize locally-produced pork products....

PDEA bats for random drug test in schools

ILOILO City – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Western Visayas urged the Department of Education (DepEd) to conduct random drug test in high...

Ex-Oton MENRO employee arrested in buy-bust

ILOILO – A former employee of the municipal government of Oton, Iloilo was arrested in Barangay Poblacion West, Oton in a buy-bust operation of...
Iloilo Provincial Capitol. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN

Iloilo named best LGU advocate for statistics

ILOILO – The provincial government was named the country’s Best Local Government Unit Advocate for Statistics. The plaque of recognition...

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