Days after exposing the personalities behind the “jueteng” operations in the country, Ilongga Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago revealed yesterday that she has been receiving death threats by telephone through her Quezon City office.
Six members of the Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade, four civilians, and a security guard comprise the 11 persons who were arrested in Western Visayas for violation of the Commission on Elections gun ban that started September 25.
Chief Supt. Samuel Pagdilao Jr., police regional director, said that five firearms were confiscated from those arrested during the first day.
The Iloilo City Government was lauded for its best practices during the Palladium Hall of Fame for Executing Strategy Asia Pacific Summit 2010 in Sofitel Philippine Plaza in Manila last week.
The extent of brown plant hopper infestation in Iloilo is not alarming as only 4.6 percent of the total area planted to rice in the province has been affected, according to the Department of Agriculture 6.
Several institutions in Western Visayas will receive the National Gawad Kalasag Award in various categories.
Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog led the destruction of the confiscated “video karera” machines as part of the campaign against illegal gambling, after the City Hall flag raising rites yesterday.
About 10 gun toting men believed to be members of the Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade stormed a poultry farm in Brgy. Guibuangan, Cabatuan, Iloilo.
Various activities have been lined up for the elderly in Iloilo City to mark the “Linggo ng Nakatatandang Pilipino” from October 1 to 7.
The 34th Milo Marathon in Iloilo City on September 26 was participated by 11,134 runners, from only 7,000 participants last year.
ROXAS CITY – Mayor Angel Alan Celino has filed another case against former mayor Vicente Bermejo before the Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas on September 24.
More than 200 students of the Jagnaya National High School in Jamindan, Capiz attended a training in mushroom cultivation under Eduardo Navarra of the Capiz Extension Institute at the school’s Supetran Hall on September 25, a press release from Capiz State University said.
ROXAS CITY – The city government is pushing for the utilization of heritage sites, cultural landmarks and similar areas as possible tourist attractions in Roxas City.
The assistance of liaison and information officers of 138 local government units in Western Visayas was urged by the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. in the campaign for the PhilHealth National Registration Day on October 2.
The Commission on Information and Communications Technology under the Office of the President has endorsed the 3rd National ICT Summit to be held in Bacolod City on November 25 and 26.
MANILA – To put an end to the controversy hounding the Luneta Seafarers’ Welfare Foundation Inc. (LUSWELF), Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz has announced the agency is mulling the establishment of a similar center but under the control and operation of the Overseas Workers and Welfare Administration (OWWA).
MANILA – The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority has urged technical-vocational (tech-voc) schools and institutions in the country to “shape up” or “close shop.”
As part of IBM’s Corporate Service Corps program, a team of IBM volunteers from around the world came to Manila recently to work with various organizations to help the country in its disaster preparedness, recovery and rehabilitation initiatives.
Some of the best Ilonggos in town are Old Girls and Old Boys of Assumption and they would never hesitate to socialize for a cause. Thus, AC Batch 2005 hosted a fund-raising party at The Avenue last August, with the proceeds going to Assumption Iloilo.
Designer Erick Sua-an has beautiful neckpieces for every woman to enjoy. Erick said that the inspiration to make these pieces came when he was busy decorating his client’s house for Christmas. That was November 2009.
Iloilo named its best student newscasters after the hotly-contested Grand Finals of this year’s ABS-CBN Inter-school Newscasting Competition. Dubbed as the biggest, the grandest and the most prestigious competition in Panay and Guimaras islands, the ABS-CBN Inter-school Newscasting Competition
The Iloilo City (Host) Lions Club of District 301-B celebrated its 60th Charter Anniversary last August 27. On that special evening was the induction of Lions and Leo officers for the Lion Year 2010-2011. Held at Hotel del Rio,