Police checkpoints will now be a common sight among commuters in the advent of the implementation of the total gun ban.
Both the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) and the Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) said that they have placed checkpoints in strategic areas in the city and province of Iloilo.
City Commission on Elections (Comelec) officer Jonathan Sayno clarified that road checkpoints relative to the election gun ban shall be manned by police officers in uniform and must be located in well-lit areas.
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Iloilo City will again attempt to set a world record to the Guinness Book of World Records through the “Salvo of a Thousand Drums” which is part of the Dinagyang Festival. It would be a spectacular event, said Dr. Febe Cang, chair of the 2010 Tambor, Trumpa, Martsa Musika of the Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI).
Anti-illegal drug operations in Western Visayas posted a notable increase for the year 2009.
City Mayor Jerry Treñas is fulfilling its commitment to support the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) as the city government is set to purchase 28 firearms and five patrol cars early this year.
BACOLOD CITY — City Environment and Natural Resources Officer Max Sillo confirmed recently that the proposed site of a sanitary landfill in Barangay Felisa has no Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) yet from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) since it is embodied in the terms of reference of the contract that the winning bidder which is A.L Salazar Construction Corporation will be the one to secure the necessary documents including said ECC.
BACOLOD CITY — Despite convictions of several illegal recruiters operating in the province, the illegal activity is still prevalent in Negros Occ., POEA Satellite Office Unit Coordinator Carmen Nagum, said.
BACOLOD CITY — The National Statistics Office starts the year with two surveys, the Labor Force Survey (LFS) and the second round of Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES).
THE Provincial Health Office announced the death of 21 Negrenses due to dengue in 2009 as the all-year-round campaign against the dreaded disease starts this month.
A PROGRAM for the opening salvo of the week-long 34th Sinulog 2009 celebration will be held today, Jan.8, 5 p.m. at the city public plaza.
THE local government of Escalante ushers in the new year by inaugurating and implementing various projects for 2009.
/ Atty. Rex
/ Engr. Herman M.
/ Daniel Escurel
/ Kathy M.
/ Maria Reylan M.
THE fight against tuberculosis (TB) has gained strength because of the partnership between the government and the private sector. One of the strongest movers in this fight is the Citizens Iloilo Coalition Against Tuberculosis (CiCAT),
The Creative Arts for Early Childhood Education (ECE 509 class) of the College of Education Graduate School of West Visayas State University held a unique art exhibit entitled “Kids Multicultural Arts Exhibit.”
“Through God, they found each other. Through God’s love they were bound to one another.” The happiness of a woman and man to be in the arms of each other, and for life, cannot be fathomed.
Amigo Terrace Hotel celebrated its 25th anniversary last year with a fabulous party for a cause. The event started with a presentation of the hotel. Then, the audience was fully entertained by a dance number of the Russian Dreamgirls.