The Police Regional Office 6 through its various units all over Western Visayas has established 243 checkpoint areas to ensure honest, orderly and peaceful elections this October.
The high number of arrests of traffic violators all over the region could be blamed on the lack of personnel and resources of the Land Transportation Office 6, an official said.
Mayors in Iloilo province and their respective police chiefs gathered at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol conference room yesterday for a seminar-workshop on crisis management.
A man under the influence of liquor stabbed his wife and daughter Monday evening at their house in Brgy. Camiros, Anilao, Iloilo.
Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said there is a cleansing of the ranks of 289 traffic enforcers under the city Traffic Management and Engineering Unit.
The Iloilo City Government has recognized the assistance of the Rotary Club of Iloilo South in its campaign against dengue.
Two young men were arrested for raping a 16-year-old girl, police said. The suspects were identified as alias Ungal, 18, and alias Itik, 21, both residents of San Enrique town, Iloilo.
The Task Force on Street Children of the Iloilo City Government is holding a search for the “Huwaran nga Anak” or model child, the nominees of which will come from indigent families.
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 – Brown plant hoppers have infested rice plantations in Roxas City and 10 municipalities of Capiz, according to the province’s pest infestation advisory.
ROXAS CITY – The officers of the Organization of Tourism Officers of Capiz for 2010 were inducted into their respective posts by Gov. Victor Tanco last September 24 during rites held at Gaisano City in line with the Provincial Tourism Week celebration.
The non-academic personnel of the Capiz State University (CapSU) Burias Campus in Mambusao town planted 137 coconut plantlings across the two-hectare lot of their campus on September 27.
ROXAS CITY – The Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting-Capiz Chapter conducted an orientation for its members on September 25 at the Mass Communications Production Room of the Colegio dela Purisima Concepcion in preparation for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on October 25.
The Department of Labor and Employment 6 has disclosed key employment generators in Western Visayas through its Project Jobs Fit: The DOLE 2020 Vision in an attempt to address mismatch in employment.
The Department of Agriculture 6 School-On-Air this week will be dedicated to discussions on the brown plant hoppers which have infested rice lands in Iloilo and Capiz.
Smart Communications Inc. has rolled out its mobile commerce services to almost 50 remote rural communities under its Island Activations Program (IAP), an initiative aimed to provide mobile-based financial services to remote communities that have limited or no access to banking services, it said in a press release.
To celebrate Grandparents Day, Robinsons Place Iloilo held a Pizza Decorating Contest and a Cake Decorating Contest for a grandparent-grandchild tandem. The participating teams represented the various socio-civic clubs that supported the celebration.
The ABE International Business College celebrated Linggo ng Wika through a musical and dance show with Filipino as the spoken language at the Robinsons Place Iloilo Ground Circle. The highlight of the event was the search for Lakan and Lakambini ABE 2010.
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.