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DILG to barangay execs: Where are your ‘lakbay aral’ action plans?

ILOILO City – Barangay officials who participated in a recent five-day lakbay aral (study tour) in Olongapo City and Bataan province must submit “reentry action...

5 tons of ‘illegal pork’ seized at Bacolod port

BACOLOD City – Five tons of undocumented pork products valued at around P500,000 was seized at the Bacolod Real Estate and Development Corporation (Bredco)...

310 RPA-ABB cadres in Panay, Negros yield

ILOILO City – A total of 310 members of the Revolutionary Proletarian Army – Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPA-ABB) across the islands of Panay and Negros...
Sangguniang Bayan (SB) member Ramon “Monsik” Sullano. IME SORNITO/PN

Santa Barbara SB member elected PCL-Iloilo president

ILOILO – Garnering 303 votes, Sangguniang Bayan (SB) member Ramon “Monsik” Sullano was elected president of the Philippine Councilors League (PCL) Iloilo chapter last...
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’90% of rescued Iloilo City girls have STI’

ILOILO City – Ninety percent of adolescent girls it rescued had sexually-transmitted infections (STIs), according to the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO).
“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

Vilela warns public vs impostor asking money, mobile phone load

ILOILO City – Somebody is passing himself off as Police Colonel Roland Vilela, director of the Iloilo Police Provincial Director, and asking money and...
STILL SAFE. A vendor at the Iloilo Terminal Market inspects the meat and pork he is selling. They are safe, he insists. The deadly African swine fever virus has reached the country. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN

NegOcc on ‘high alert’ as swine flu enters PH

BACOLOD City – The province of Negros Occidental is on heightened alert after the Department of Agriculture confirmed the first outbreak of African swine...
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...
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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