The anti-graft court Sandiganbayan has convicted and sent to jail a former president of a state university in Iloilo for appointing his sons as student laborers and approving the payment of their salaries without actual labor, a report of the Philippine News Agency said.
The Pedro G. Trono Memorial Hospital in Guimbal, Iloilo is overflowing with dengue patients after admitting 274 of them to its only 50-bed facility.
The Department of Health-Center for Health Development 6 has recorded of 7,605 dengue cases from its various reporting units all over Western Visayas as of yesterday.
The Iloilo Rehabilitation Center will be placed under the management of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology after a two-year transition period.
The Police Regional Office 6 led by Chief Supt. Samuel Pagdilao Jr. met with representatives of rural banks and lending institutions on Wednesday to forge a proactive cooperation to address the robbery incidents in Iloilo.
Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said the Iloilo City Police Office needs a full-fledged director who could fully exercise his functions, not just an officer-in-charge.
Suspected members of the Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade fired at the house of the Pama family in Brgy. Gines Patag, Cabatuan at around 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
The Iloilo Provincial Health Office is also monitoring the increasing cases of filariasis, a parasitic and infectious tropical disease transmitted through mosquito bites.
ROXAS CITY – Supt. Khasmir Disomangcop has been appointed city police chief here while Senior Supt. Renato Gumban will assume as director of the Capiz Provincial Police Office next week.
ROXAS CITY – A team was tasked by Task Force on Environmental Protection of the Roxas City government to check on the status of creeks amid the real estate and housing developments in the city.
ROXAS CITY – More coconut products in Capiz will be showcased with the opening of a “Coco Tyangge” and “Pangulabo” in Roxas City on August 24.
The Department of Agriculture 6 is advising rice farmers in the region to plant rice only in irrigated areas, a report of the Philippine News Agency said.
MANILA – The Home Development Mutual Fund or the Pag-IBIG Fund has reminded its members that socialized and low-cost housing loan borrowers have only until Sept. 30, 2010 to avail of its Housing Loan Restructuring and Penalty Condonation Program.
Three establishments’ surveys will be conducted simultaneously by the National Statistics Office starting the month of August.
I-Serve, a non-government organization that is involved in community projects, has spearheaded a bloodletting activity at the Old Provincial Capitol Building recently. It was a joint effort with the Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC) and Smart Communications.
I HAD a body scrub at Spa Riviera last month and now I know why people are addicted to it. The 30-minute exfoliating experience left my skin smooth and so soft, so I vowed to do it monthly. Spa Riviera’s varied body scrubs are a favorite next to their body massage service, said Babes Rivera, owner.
DENNIS Arungayan, a freelance designer, is the champion in Amigo Plaza Mall and Amigo Terrace Hotel’s Billboard Design Contest held recently. His design showed that Amigo Mall is every shopper’s wonderland.
GT Cosmetics, famous for their beauty soaps, launched their new packaging before members of the Iloilo press and some beauty consultants recently.