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‘BETTER TRANSPORT’: It is key to attract investors to Iloilo City – Baronda

ILOILO City – Once elected into office, congressional frontrunner Julienne “Jam-jam” Baronda vowed to work with the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and other agencies...

El Niño-hit farmers seek rice subsidy

ILOILO – Suffering from the adverse effects of the El Niño phenomenon, a group of farmers appealed for rice subsidy and other assistance from...

Arroyo to tackle appeal of NegOcc ethanol producers

BACOLOD City – House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will address the appeal of local ethanol producers to import molasses, the feedstock used for bio-ethanol, in an...

Fire razes 24 houses in Bacolod City

BACOLOD City – Twenty-four houses went up in smoke after a fire struck a residential area in Purok Kabulakan Dos, Barangay Singcang-Airport.Bureau of Fire...

2 die in Black Saturday drowning incidents

ILOILO – Two persons died in separate drowning incidents in this province on Black Saturday, April 20.The first case happened in Barangay Agdayao, Passi...

Soldier faces probe for alarm and scandal, indiscriminate firing

ILOILO – A member of the Philippine Army is under investigation for allegedly firing a gun in his house in Barangay Salihid, Barotac Nuevo town.Policemen...

20 Capiz barangays declared ‘drug-free’

ROXAS City – Twenty villages in the municipality of Dao, Capiz were declared “drug-free”, according to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region 6.The...

‘Pusher’ falls in Kalibo drug bust

KALIBO, Aklan – He allegedly sold shabu.Twenty-six-year old John Lee Yapendon of Barangay Navitas was arrested in a drug buy-bust operation in Numancia, Aklan.Yapendon...

Election protest vs de Lima terminated

MANILA – The Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) formally dismissed the electoral protest filed by Francis Tolentino against Sen. Leila de Lima over the 12th...

DOJ indicts Acierto, 7 others in shabu smuggling case

MANILA – The Department of Justice (DOJ) indicted eight officials over the multibillion peso shabu shipment that allegedly passed Customs after being hidden inside...

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