Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas wants the city placed under the control of Commission on Elections (Comelec). This after his four children and some supporters were allegedly harassed by a policeman allegedly assigned as security detail of former Justice Secretary and mayoralty candidate Raul Gonzalez Sr.
Despite repeated warnings, several gun holders seemed oblivious to the existing election gun ban.
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Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) director Senior Supt. Melvin Mongcal confirmed that PO1 Ronnie Refugio is one of the four police security details of former Justice Secretary and mayoralty candidate Raul Gonzalez Sr. based on the record of the Commission on Elections (Comelec).
Three neophyte police officers hugged the limelight after they figured in a mauling episode against two taxi drivers early morning of yesterday at Smallville Complex, Mandurriao, Iloilo City.
Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) director Sr. Supt. Melvin Mongcal said the Joint Security Control Center (JSCC) in Manila will be the one to assess on whether there are enough grounds to place Iloilo City under Comelec control.
Vice Mayor Jed Mabilog is confident that the Sangguniang Panlungsod will pass a resolution declaring Barangay Nabitasan in La Paz under the state of calamity regardless of the councilors’ political affiliation in today’s regular session.
ROXAS CITY – Liberal Party (LP) spokesperson and blocktime commentator Abe Ballos said he welcomes the P2 million libel suit filed by former Agriculture Usec. Jocelyn “Jocjoc” Bolante against him before the provincial prosecutor’s office at the hall of justice here last week.
ROXAS CITY – Former Agriculture Usec. Jocelyn “Jocjoc” Bolante told Capiz Governor Victor Tanco, Sr. to improve Capiz tourism for the progress and improvement of the province instead of focusing on achieving the P683 million loan.
ROXAS CITY — Senator Mar Roxas lauded the recently concluded Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo City.
The Philippine Minnesotan Medical Mission Association (PMMMA) has started the conduct of the medical, surgical, and dental mission in Cadiz City, today.
President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo launched the Botika ng Barangay (BnB) program shortly after assuming the presidency in 2001, her own version of the community based drugstore.
THE fourth president of the University of Iloilo has been installed and he’s no less than Chito Salazar. The investiture was held at the Molo Church with the UI-Phinma Education Network (UI-PEN) Board of Directors, school officers and faculty as well as Salazar’s family, attending.
EON Centennial Hotel delivers a new dining experience with its restaurant “Frances,” which opened last year. Its slogan, “Flavors redefined...” is quite tempting, as it invites diners to savor the delectable and well-cooked dishes that the restaurant provides.
DIRECTOR and scriptwriter Joann Paulette Libo-on had an idea in mind—to create a play out of coffee and Shakespeare– as coffee is universal, unanimously savored worldwide and so does Shakespeare in a lot of ways. That idea, though a little ambitious, soon was given life in the paper
Champion: Kasag Festival of Banate
1st runner up: Tubong-tubong of Tubungan
2nd runner up: Patubas of Barotac Viejo
3rd runner up: Pantat of Zarraga