The Police Regional Office 6 will closely coordinate with the Armed Forces of the Philippines units in Western Visayas in monitoring the reported resurgence of the New People’s Army activities in the region.
There will always be resistance to change, said Iloilo City Police Office chief, Senior Supt. Dennis Basngi, on the criticisms hurled at the creation of the Iloilo City Mobile Patrol Unit.
The newly-created unit will have administrative and operational control of patrol operations within the ICPO’s area of responsibility.
The Sangguniang Panlungsod has proclaimed the period July 15 to August 15, 2010 as Assumption Centennial Month Celebration, and August 15, 2010 as Assumption Day in Iloilo City.
President Benigno Aquino III has asked for a list of all national government properties and vacant lots in Iloilo City, aside from the abandoned Rotary Park along Fort San Pedro, so that a Presidential Proclamation may be issued for the proper use of these lots, Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said.
The Iloilo Provincial Health Office has reported a rise in the number of typhoid fever cases in Iloilo province with 684 cases already recorded from January to July 23 this year.
Chief Supt. Samuel Pagdilao Jr., police regional director, said police operatives will not resort to bloody encounters with robbery suspects if they
The Iloilo City Special Services Unit confiscated 57 illegal weighing scales during their regular on-the-spot inspections in five public markets recently, a City Hall press release said.
A shooting episode arising from a land conflict claimed the life of a man and injured another in Brgy. Pedada, Ajuy, Iloilo recently.
ROXAS CITY – The city government wants to retrieve the vehicles brought by former Mayor Vicente Bermejo from provincial government to the city government, and later returned to the Capitol.
ROXAS CITY – Panitan town under the leadership of Mayor Katherine Belo will celebrate its municipal and religious fiesta on August 7 to 10.
ROXAS CITY – Forty-three policemen in the province donated blood during the mass bloodletting activity sponsored by the Capiz Police Provincial Office on July 26 at Camp Teodorico C. Apil here.
Lea Lara, executive director of the Iloilo Business Club, said the business sector is willing to comply with the newly approved minimum wage hike for Western Visayas.
The enactment of the Fiscal Responsibility Bill is long overdue and President Benigno Aquino’s III pushing for its approval by the 15th Congress is a welcome development, a top regional budget official said.
CEBU CITY – A survey by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas showed business outlook in the Visayas, especially Region 7, improved in the second quarter of 2010, at the height of the election season.
THE 2010 MassKara festival logo was designed by a budding multi-media artist. In keeping with a tradition started in 2004, a Bacolod artist is asked to capture the year’s theme and creative impulses in its logo and trophies.
Aura, the hip party place at The Avenue was the venue of a heart-thumping performance of Gruppo Tribale (formerly La Carlota Drumbeaters from Bacolod) along with the music of spin doctor, DJ Elmer Dado during one weekend last July.
It was a simple yet fun birthday celebration for Gigi Sy, administrator of Amigo Plaza Mall, when she turned a year wiser recently. She looked splendid during her special day, dressed in her white and baby blue Plains and Prints number, with a pair of Jennifer Lopez shoes to complete the look.
Negros Navigation’s Ka-rock-oke Caravan’s Iloilo leg was spectacular because it was a showcase of talents in singing and comedy. Nine contestants from different districts of Iloilo competed on who will be hailed as NN’s singing sensation. The champion, Joanna Mariveles, from Jaro received P10,000;