There are no reports of plans of threat groups, particularly international terrorist organizations, to sow terror in Western Visayas, the Police Regional Office 6 said yesterday.
Iloilo City Councilor Jeffrey Ganzon said yesterday the rightful appointing authority for directors of the Metro Iloilo Water District is no other than Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, as provided by the Local Government Code.
Three male youngsters, two of whom are minors, were arrested by the police after they were suspected of robbing a taxi driver shortly before midnight Monday near an upscale subdivision in Brgy. Hechanova, Jaro, Iloilo City.
The Department of Tourism 6 said tourism in the region remains robust despite the travel advisories issued against the Philippines.
The Panay-based 47th Infantry Battalion will be deployed to southern Negros to swap assignments with the newly retrained and refurbished 61st IB.
Chief Supt. Cipriano Querol Jr., police regional director, is seeking to strengthen his advocacy on the creation of Barangay Peacekeeping Action Teams (BPATs) by establishing partnerships with newly elected barangay chairmen in Iloilo City.
Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog is seeking support from the Ilonggo community in the United States for the establishment of shallow well project in various relocation sites in the city.
Sixteen agrarian reform beneficiaries were installed by the Department of Agrarian Reform Iloilo Provincial Office last Friday at the Hao Estate formerly owned by Jose Hao in Sto. Niño, San Miguel, Iloilo.
The Commission on Audit (COA) is set to implement stricter and rigid process in auditing the funds and budgets used by local government units (LGUs) and government agencies.
ROXAS CITY – The Roxas City government led by Mayor Angel Alan Celino will put up a 30-feet Christmas Tree is front of the City Metropolitan Cathedral and City Hall.
ROXAS CITY – Rosauro del Castillo, husband of Maayon-Panitan Municipal Trial Court Judge Filpia del Castillo, assumed as member of the Sangguniang Bayan of Panitan last Friday to finish the term of Councilor Abraham Belvis who died a few months ago.
The National Food Authority (NFA) in Iloilo has recently procured 80,000 bags of palay from the farmers of Iloilo and Guimaras using funds from its procurement budget of P113 million.
The Department of Science and Technology (DoST) said yesterday export of high-value bamboo veneer products is expected to expand with the introduction recently of a newly improved veneering machine.
MANILA – In line with its efforts to boost its revenue collection, the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) announced that it is resuming the imposition of tonnage dues on local vessels.
A new production outfit called SPPR REEL PRODUCTIONS, headed by Iloilo City’s credible and dynamic personalities Sarah O. Peña and Beverly “Pangging” Rosales, will be handling the Ms. Iloilo Dinagyang 2011 search.
Edz Autencio, a fashion designer from Aklan, concluded the 3rd Fiber Fashion Week with a fashion show featuring his superb collection made of piña cloth. His collection was comprised of beach casuals, midnight cocktails and bridal wear.
It was a fun pizza and pasta experience for the Hotel and Restaurant Management students of West Visayas State University’s Janiuay Campus when they held a restaurant tour of Pizza Hut at Robinsons Place Iloilo.
A fire displaced many residents in Barangay Rizal Ibarra, Tanza, Iloilo. These residents are in need of shelter, food and hope. So, to alleviate the plight of the fire victims, the Panay Council of Lions Clubs headed