Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog yesterday ordered the strict enforcement of curfew for minors to ensure peace and order in the city.
The Dinagyang Festival 2011 will be promoted with a new marketing tagline, “Iloilo’s Best, Nation’s Finest.”
A young man believed to be a member of the notorious True Brown Style 13 gang was found dead early morning yesterday near the old Iloilo airport in Mandurriao, Iloilo City.
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency 6 (PDEA) 6 is expecting a drop in the illegal drug supply during the Christmas season but demand is expected to surge next month for the upcoming major events in the region, including the Dinagyang Festival in January.
The Iloilo provincial government is providing an assistance of P400,000 for the holding of Dinagyang Festival in January.
The 5th Negros Organic Farmers’ Festival will open today and run until Saturday with more than 60 exhibitors showcasing their organic products.
ROXAS CITY – Capiz Vice Gov. Esteban Contreras has cried foul over the failure of an Iloilo hotel to replace his personal belongings that were stolen from his room more than a month ago.
ROXAS CITY – Capiz Rehabilitation Center Warden Arjuna Yngcong, who was earlier placed under a 60-day preventive suspension following the escape of a drug suspect, is expected to return to work on December 13.
ROXAS CITY – Three government information officers in Capiz were recognized by the Philippine Information Agency 6 as among the Best Performing Information Officers in Western Visayas for 2010.
The Western Visayas Agriculture and Resources Research and Development Consortium recently opened in Dao, Capiz its 47th Farmers’ Information and Technology Services (FITS) Center in the region.
Aboitiz Equity Ventures (AEV), in a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, announced that its board of directors voted unanimously to accept the offer of Negros Navigation Co. Inc. (NENACO) to buy its shares at its transport subsidiary Aboitiz Transport System Corp. (ATSC).
MANILA – Consumers have to bear higher cooking gas prices of as much as P5 per kilogram or P55 per 11 kg tank for December.
MANILA – Communications giant Globe Telecom, in a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, yesterday announced the launching of its PowerRoam service which is aimed to make international roaming calls more convenient and affordable to its subscribers.
The government will soon stop its rice importation and will just let the private sector do the job of importing rice to ensure transparency and remove the suspicion that officials are benefiting from rice importation, Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala said.
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China Cojuangco, the sister of Mikey Cojuangco became famous not only because of her family’s popularity but also due to her prowess in sports. She became an athlete for the national team for indoor soccer.
St. Joseph School held its Civics Week Culminating Day recently at the school’s gym. The highlight of the celebration was a costume contest involving high school students. This writer along with Joe Marnel Gonzales and Francis Ian Chua, judged the event.
It all started with a simple question by US-based retired navy man Andrew Villanueva in the social media FaceBook “Aren’t you my elementary classmate before?” to a dozen members. This triggered an exciting discovery and journey down to memory lane.
The Central Philippine University recently hosted a fashion show of the designs of Patrick Carlos Llamasarez. Patrick, 25, is a native of Dingle, Iloilo. Entitle “The Baronet”, the event was held at the university’s Promenade.